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

Co-Op Position
Canton

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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EHS Compliance Specialist
Canton

The Mannik & Smith Group is seeking a motivated EHS Compliance Specialist to join our consulting firm in Canton, Michigan. The successful candidate will work on a variety of technically challenging projects for clients, with increasing responsibility for task/project management duties. This is an excellent career opportunity to work with an expert consulting team on challenging environmental compliance projects for large industrial and global clients. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform environmental compliance assessments at facilities across the United States and possibly Canada and implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. • Provide technical assistance on environmental compliance, environmental management...

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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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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/Engineer
Canton

The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. is seeking Environmental Scientists/Geologists/Engineers for our Canton and Lansing, MI offices. Qualifications include: - Conducting remedial investigations - Conducting soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, soil gas and air sampling - Preparing feasibility studies - Performing Phase I/II ESAs, UST site assessments, BEA, DDCC, construction/demolition administration and oversight, and system organization Entry Level/Mid-Level – two years or more of experience; Asbestos experience preferred Senior Level – 8+ years of progressive experience; project management experience and CPG/CHMM/PE is preferred Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills and working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations. OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER is a plus. Competitive compensation...

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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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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 Engineer/Designer
Cleveland

MSG is in search of a full-time entry level and an experienced Civil Engineer / Designer for our Beachwood, Ohio Location. The position will require the candidate to work alongside Professional Engineers and be involved with all aspects of Civil Site Design, including but not limited to: grading, stormwater management, plan preparation, zoning research, permitting for a variety of residential, commercial and retail projects throughout the Midwest. Our Beachwood office is surrounded by high-end restaurants and shopping, and is conveniently located near I-271/I-480. Additional responsibilities will include: • Design & Drafting in Civil 3D • Coordinate with fellow MSG staff across a variety of engineering...

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Co-Op Position
Cleveland

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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Project Engineer Lead/Manager
Cleveland

Are you a licensed Civil Engineer with 5+ years of site development experience? Are you looking to advance your career? Are you ready to take the next step? Would you like to lead or manage a 2 to 5 person design team? The Mannik & Smith Group, lnc. (MSG), an award-winning, ENR Top 500 Design Firm, is a multi-discipline engineering and environmental firm with offices throughout Ohio and Michigan, and we are looking for someone like you. MSG is in search of a full-time Project Lead I Manager for our Beachwood, Ohio Location. The position will require the candidate to be...

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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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Co-Op Position
Columbus

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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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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Co-Op Position
Detroit

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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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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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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Municipal Site Engineer
Monroe

Candidate must have the ability to accomplish technical assignments and provide calculations of varying complexities in Municipal Engineering and Site Development related projects. Candidates primary function will be to serve our clients in a technical lead role providing direction and coordination on public infrastructure projects and private sector developments. Candidates daily activities will include being responsible for managing projects as a Project Manager, coordinating with the office Operations Manager, assisting in maintaining existing clients, coordinating with other discipline senior engineering staff and project personnel to assure compliance with project standards and the timely delivery of services. Candidate must have strong...

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Co-Op Position
Toledo

Due to the diverse projects handled by the company, the position will offer a broad civil and environmental engineering project experience. The work could involve the following areas: construction/site inspection, field sampling/testing, AutoCAD drafting, office research/report preparation, and Geographical Information System (G.I.S.) data entry. Previous AutoCAD experience preferred.

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Restoration Specialist
Toledo

Candidates will be responsible for identifying and designing the appropriate ecological restoration and green infrastructure techniques for a variety of project types and sizes and be capable of serving as project manager for those projects. Candidates will be involved with developing scopes of work and budgets; coordinating with project stakeholders internally at MSG as well as among client teams; helping with the development of restoration projects including assisting with grant preparation and concept planning and other related duties as assigned. Project assignments will be primarily in Ohio and Michigan with additional out of state assignments possible. Candidates will...

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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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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.