Senior Manager I, Civil Engineering

Senior Manager I, Civil Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1472997

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The CEM (Civil Engineering Manager) will provide regional civil expertise supporting Walmart Operations and Realty to complete initiatives for new and existing stores within an assigned territory. 

The CEM team members work together to oversee a collective of Civil Consultants and CTL firms, provide guidelines for consistency in execution, distributes and manages work assignments in their respective territories.

CEMs partner with internal stakeholders to develop civil guidelines for new stores, remodel projects, parking lot carve-outs and emerging initiatives.  CEMs monitor CEC/CTL activity providing project oversight of work outputs from conceptual through final approvals.

CEMs provide subject matter expertise and supports a variety of internal stakeholders such as Portfolio Mmgt, Proto Team, Project Mgmt Organization, Fuel Team, Pharmacy Team, Legal, Construction Execution, Energy Team, etc. 

Additional CEM responsibilities are listed below for further clarification.

Manages the civil design process for real estate initiatives by auditing plans; explaining company design criteria to cross-functional team members; coordinating with consultants and legal partners to expedite processes and avoid unexpected costs; recognizing design and construction issues that may affect the project; resolving complex building and site construction issues; advising key stakeholders on design standards and modifications to non-prototypical layouts; discussing and vetting modifications and improvements with key stakeholders; ensuring design concepts and ideas meet specific site needs; and approving proposed design changes.

Establishes best practices to ensure cost containment by identifying inefficient or high cost components of the design process; ensuring cost containment controls; creating the most efficient site layout and budget; and recommending alternatives and civil design changes, including building shell.

Manages civil engineering design development and implementation by ensuring systematic audits of design documents are complete; participating in site visits to identify and communicate complex issues to developer or other construction partners; executing governance of site plans and site plan design; driving resolution of building shell and site development issues; and managing investigations of civil design professional performance to ensure improvement in quality and cost reduction.

Directs site planning process, technical due diligence, and site entitlement required for real estate development by managing outside consulting firms; identifying required governmental approvals, permits, and licenses; conducting project-specific investigations ; solving design concerns that arise during the permitting process; and implementing improvements to the entitlement, permitting, and licensing process.

Oversees external civil engineering consultants by establishing project specific deliverables and timelines; ensuring project documentation accuracy; reviewing consultant compliance with federal, state, and local building codes; and reviewing and approving consultant invoicing and expenditures.

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Requirements: P.E. License is required

Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.

Servant Leadership
• Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change
Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.

Digital Transformation & Change
• Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.

Deliver for the Customer
Customer Focus
• Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.

Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy.

Focus on our Associates
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.

Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.

Talent Management
• Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, or related field and 3 years’ experience in real estate development, engineering or architectural design, construction management, project management, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in real estate development, engineering or architectural design, construction management, project management, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

2001 SE 10th St, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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