Careers

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. (MSG) is a privately owned engineering and environmental consulting firm with offices throughout Ohio and Michigan. We have nearly 300 professionals that make up the MSG Team and we are always looking for good people to join our growing firm.

BENEFITS

MSG prides itself on offering a very rich benefit package to our employees.  Our medical, dental and vision plans are available to all full-time and part-time with benefits employees, with no penalty for enrolling dependents. Employees have the option to choose between a traditional PPO plan or a high deductible health plan with an HSA at a 25% contribution cost. Our dental and vision plans offer great coverage with a minimal monthly premium.  A life insurance policy, short-term disability and long-term disability plans are provided at no cost to our employees.

Additional popular benefits include, but are not limited to, a traditional 401(k) plan and a Roth 401(k) plan with a company match; employee referral bonuses; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; flex time; company vehicle usage; and employee, family and holiday events.

Community Engagement

Through a variety of philanthropic initiatives, MSG staff makes a positive impact on society. Our passionate and inspired professionals foster an environment of collaboration and camaraderie through volunteerism, corporate giving campaigns, and educational outreach and mentoring programs. MSG encourages these social responsibilities and supports employee efforts that help strengthen communities and build a positive team atmosphere.

Diversity Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to MSG's culture and core values, fostering an innovative, cooperative and accessibile work environment that supports varying skillsets and insights, and allows our team to successfully collaborate. MSG recognizes the benefit of diverse perspectives, work experience, life styles and cultures. We focus on the needs of our employees to ensure the right conditions are in place for each person to achieve his/her full potential. Inclusion is reflected in our culture, practices and relationships.

Catalytic Coaching

Catalytic Coaching is MSG’s performance evaluation tool that allows our supervisors to serve as Coaches to our employees focusing on the future rather than the past. Catalytic Coaching assists employees in growing their perceived strengths and developing areas for improvement. Employees draft a development plan aimed at improving contributions in their current job and increasing potential for other opportunities. Catalytic Coaching is all about bringing out the best in people at work.

Wellness

MSG believes that our team should have a balance between family, work and a healthy lifestyle. MSGetsFit motivates our team to engage in Wellness related activities. Wellness is not something you do “to” people… it is becoming a partner “with” people to provide tools and information to assist in achieving good health and well-being. Participation results in medical premium discounts or monetary awards for employees not enrolled in our medical insurance program.

Options For Joining Our Team

Administrative Assistant Canton

The candidate will be responsible for answering multiple phone lines, directing and taking messages, typing and editing reports, filing, copying, binding reports, processing incoming and outgoing mail and mail distribution. One to three years' experience using Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Publisher is a plus. This is a part-time position. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., four days per week.

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Geotechnical Engineer Canton

Candidate must have three to eight years of Geotechnical experience. Must have experience in leading geotechnical projects including engineering, investigations, report writing and plans/specifications for industrial, commercial and transportation projects. Geotech software knowledge and usage is required. Candidate must be a hard-working, aggressive team player who works well with other geotechnical engineers, material testing, laboratory and drilling technicians. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred or well or MDOT and/or ODOT experience.

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Civil Engineer Canton

Candidate needed for an entry level Civil Engineer with 0 to 2 years of experience. Candidate must be a hard-working, aggressive team player who works wells with other engineers and field staff. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field; a Master’s degree is a plus. Must have Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or able to obtain. Must also have training and/or experience with AutoCAD or Microstation. Subsurface utility engineering, field engineering, and surveying experience is a plus. Also, familiarity with general construction practices is a plus. ...

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Driller Assistant Canton

Main responsibility includes assisting with drill rig operations for geotechnical and environmental investigations. Additional responsibilities include construction materials (soil, concrete, etc.) testing, construction inspection, facilities management support, and equipment maintenance and repair. Must be able to life 75 lbs., work outdoors in all weather conditions, and be able to travel locally and regionally. One to 2 years’ experience in the construction industry preferred. Heavy equipment/drill rig operating experience a plus. CDL Class A with tanker and air brake endorsement or chauffeurs license a plus

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Civil Engineer Canton

Seeking candidates for an entry level Civil Engineer with 0 to 2 years of experience. Candidate must be a hard-working, aggressive team player who works wells with other engineers and field staff. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field; a Master’s degree is a plus. Must have Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or able to obtain. Must also have training and/or experience with AutoCAD or Microstation. Subsurface utility engineering, field engineering, and surveying experience is a plus. Also, familiarity with general construction practices is a plus. ...

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Survey Field Technician Canton

Candidate will assist the crew chief as part of a two-person crew, with a variety of survey types, including but not limited to: ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, industrial surveying and construction staking. Experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations and GNSS data collection systems a plus. CST certification is preferred.

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Environmental Scientist/Geologist Canton

Senior level (10-15 years' experience) Environmental Scientists are needed to perform remedial investigations, as well as construction oversight and system operation and maintenance (O&M). Experience required in conducting soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and soil gas sampling, along with report preparation. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and a working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations is required. OSHA 40 hour and HAZWOPER certification is a plus.

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Environmental Scientist/Geologist Canton

Entry level and mid-level (0-5 years' experience) Environmental Scientists are needed to perform remedial investigations, as well as construction oversight and system operation and maintenance (O&M). Experience required in conducting soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and soil gas sampling, along with report preparation. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and a working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations is required. OSHA 40 hour and HAZWOPER certification is a plus. ACM Building Inspector certification is preferred.

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CAD Technician Canton

Candidate must be proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD, along with a strong understanding of Civil Engineering and Land Surveying. CST II certification is preferred. Candidate should be able to process and adjust survey data, import the data into MicroStation and AutoCAD, create contours, create a survey base map, and create final survey drawings. Knowledge of Trimble Business Center, Global Mapper, ArcGIS is a plus. Familiarity with good drafting practice, writing legal descriptions, and survey research is preferred.

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Construction Technician Canton

Two plus years' experience required in construction materials testing and inspection for private and municipal construction projects. Must have experience testing concrete, grout, mortar, bearing capacity, and compaction. Experience in landfill CQA, steel/weld inspection, fireproofing inspection, geotechnical drilling and/or soils laboratory testing a plus. Must possess positive client interaction skills, excellent communication, reading and writing skills. ACI Grade 1 certification is highly preferred. 10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training is a plus. Must have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record. Must be able to lift 75 lbs., work outdoors in all...

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Driller Canton

Candidate should have 3-8 years’ experience operating and maintaining light to heavy equipment. Drilling experience is a plus. Main responsibility includes operating a track-mounted Geoprobe drill rig and occasionally other equipment such as a backhoe, skid steer, excavator, etc. Additional responsibilities may include soil testing, construction inspection, facilities management support, and equipment maintenance repair. Must be able to lift 75 lbs., be able to drive heavy truck/trailer combination, and travel to out-of-town project sites. CDL Class A with tanker and air brake endorsement required.

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Project Engineer Cincinnati

MSG Cincinnati is growing and looking for a self-motivated professional in Civil Engineering with the desire to grow personally and professionally. Put your problem solving, logic, and creativity to the test with a position that will provide an opportunity to be part of a multi-discipline and highly interactive team of engineers, surveyors, landscape architects and technicians, working with planners, architects and our clients to provide dynamic design solutions on many types of projects. Each day, you will provide support for all phases of design and construction activities, all the while helping to develop efficient, timely, and cost effective solutions for...

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Civil Site Design Engineer Cleveland

Seeking Civil Site Design Engineers with all levels of experience. Must have experience in and be familiar with all aspects of site/civil design including 3D grading, utility design, roadway design, hydrology and hydraulic design and associated modeling. Experience preferred using drawing software including AutoCAD with Land Desktop and Civil 3D. Experience with other software including HY-8, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, Excel, Hydroflow, Flowmaster, Culvertmaster, TR-55 and WaterCAD is also preferred. EI registration is required.

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CAD Technician Cleveland

Candidates should have experience with AutoCAD/ Civil 3D, either in a civil or site design extent. The duties of the position include: CAD drafting and design, markups, generating quantities, preparing civil plans, and layouts. This position will be involved with an assortment of diverse project types including urban redevelopment, transportation, industrial, retail, residential, commercial and municipal type projects throughout the Midwest.

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Landfill/Geotechnical Engineer Cleveland

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree with one to five years’ experience in civil, environmental and geotechnical engineering, along with an EI or FE certificate. Construction and design experience with special emphasis in solid waste landfills is needed. Experience in Geotechnical engineering and subsurface exploration is a plus. This position includes assisting with geotechnical investigations, report writing and landfill construction and permit compliance. Candidate must have a working knowledge of the OAC regulations. AutoCAD/Microstation drafting and Earthwork design experience a plus.

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Project Manager - Civil Engineer Columbus

Candidate should have 6 to 12 years' experience in managing design engineering and plan production for site development and municipal infrastructure projects including: commercial/retail site planning processes, municipal roadway and utility design, and industrial site planning and design. PE license strongly recommended. Must have strong communication skills, and proficiency in working in a vibrant and multi-faceted team environment. Experience with design process work flow from planning through construction, understanding of guidelines and specifications (i.e., ODOT, City of Columbus, etc.) for project approval and operations management experience a plus. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microstation/Geopak a plus.

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Project Engineer Columbus

MSG Columbus is growing and looking for a self-motivated professional in Civil Engineering with the desire to grow personally and professionally. Put your problem solving, logic, and creativity to the test with a position that will provide an opportunity to be part of a multi-discipline and highly interactive team of engineers, surveyors, landscape architects and technicians, working with planners, architects and our clients to provide dynamic design solutions on many types of projects. Each day, you will provide support for all phases of design and construction activities, all the while helping to develop efficient, timely, and cost effective solutions for...

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Civil Site Design Engineer Detroit

Candidates should have experience in and be familiar with all aspects of civil/site design, including 3D grading, utility design, drainage and storm water retention/detention design utilizing Best Management Practices and Green Infrastructure methodology. Experience using AutoCad with Civil 3D required. Experience with other software including AutoTurn, Excel, Hydraflow, Flowmaster, SWMM, Water CAD, SewerCAD and TR-55 is also preferred. PE registration is required.

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Project Engineer – Oil & Gas/Industrial Initiative Detroit

The Project Engineer will contribute to and take lead on the technical/engineering aspects of midstream and downstream oil and gas pipeline, terminal and refinery projects from the permitting and design phases through the commissioning phase. Projects may also include other heavy industrial or power facilities with Heavy Civil, Mechanical and Structural tasks. Work includes front end studies, project development, cost estimates, detailed design, and construction support of gathering and transmission pipelines in the oil and gas industry. Candidate will be assigned as the Project Engineer for design and construction projects and as Project Manager as required. Duties will include maintaining...

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Civil/Site Team Leader Detroit

Candidates for this position will be working in a collaborative team environment located in the heart of Detroit’s bustling downtown. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar with 15+ years of experience in civil/site engineering and PE. Must be oriented to fast paced Retail/Commercial Market, have strong communication skills (oral and written) and proficiency at working in a vibrant and multi-faceted team environment. Must show evidence of and high frequency of client/city presentation skills at Council/Plan Commissions. Must be ready to lead and grow a team for the Development Business Sector roll-out program client base, as...

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CAD Technician Toledo

Candidate should have an Associate's Degree in engineering technology or a similar field, experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD, preferably in a transportation context, and experience with field data collection. The duties include: CAD drafting of plan sheets & conceptual design layouts under the supervision of a design engineer, managing traffic data collection efforts with travel up to 250 miles, and creating technical exhibits of traffic and crash data for reports and presentations. Knowledge of traffic signal & roadway design standards and highway safety/crash analysis procedures is desired.

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Human Resource Generalist Toledo

This candidate will support the Human Resource Manager in the day-to-day HR operations. Candidate will assist in the following key areas: employee orientation and recordkeeping, employee relations, compensation and benefit administration, health and safety, policies and procedures, and recruiting and staffing. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred.

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Environmental Scientist/Technician Toledo

Candidate should have an AS in Environmental Science or related discipline. This entry level position's primary responsibilities include field and office support for environmental site assessment and investigation projects, soil and groundwater sample collection, and documentation of field activities. Attention to detail is a must. HAZWOPER certification and mechanical skills are considered a plus. Solid verbal and written communication skills are desirable. Candidate must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. and have a valid driver's license. Extensive fieldwork, including some out of town travel will be required.

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Why Work Here?

Talented and dedicated professionals combined with the comprehensive services they provide are the foundational culture of MSG. Opportunity, development and growth are encouraged and cultivated along with honesty, integrity and professionalism in our thoughts and actions. Achievement of success through working smarter, technical skill and creative spirit.

  • Culture
  • Benefits
  • Community Engagement
  • Diversity Inclusion
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Catalytic Coaching
  • Wellness


Awards & Recognition

MSG is humbled for having received the following recognition and awards: 

  • Ranked as one of Engineering News Records Top 500 Design Firms
  • Recipient of the Zweig Group's Fast Growth Award
  • Recognized as a Top Workplace in Cleveland and Toledo
  • Selected as one of Crain's Coolest Places to Work in Michigan 
  • Among Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
  • Voted the Best of Lake Erie West in Engineering 
  • Inducted into the Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame

Additionally, we have received numerous project awards through the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). MSG has also had several employees named Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers and the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers.

MSG also recognizes the value of our employees’ dedication and contributions they provide to our company. MSG gives Service awards, provided in five year increments, to celebrate and recognize the collection of accomplishments an employee has achieved during their tenure.