Site Development Advisor/ Engineer

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is conducting an internal/external recruitment process to fill the following corporate vacancy:

Job Title and Level: Site Development Advisor/ Engineer

City/County: Lansing/Ingham (Hybrid/Remote)

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Pay Grade 5: Grade 5 begins at $86,625 annually. Additional consideration may be given based on relevant skills, education, and experience.

Brief Job Description:

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs, and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team as the Site Development Advisor/Engineer.

The Site Development Advisor leads real estate site assessments for physical development potential, including site studies, utilities and infrastructure. This position coordinates various professional experts related to site development potential and identifies barriers and gaps between potential company being attracted and how to address those gaps. Position works closely with utility companies and all infrastructure contributors, including external, local EDO’s, state and federal agencies and works as a key team member to proactively identify development ready sites and respond to new company attraction needs in support of strategic site readiness.

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This position will be based out of Lansing, MI with the ability to work a remote/hybrid schedule

Business Unit: Real Estate and Global Attraction

Supervisor: VP, Real Estate Development

Minimum Education Required:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Active civil engineer license is preferred.

Minimum Experience Required:

This position requires a minimum of four to six years of related experience in civil engineering practice or complex construction management with direct experience in managing large projects from conception to execution. 

How to Apply:

If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and completed Employment Application by e-mail to

Note: A completed application is not required for current MEDC employees who apply.

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Deadline for Response: Feb 1, 2023