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Civil Designer Wanted

Occupancy: Full-Time

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: This individual will primarily be responsible for designing and producing civil plan sets for residential land development and/or commercial site development projects. This also includes implementing and managing AutoCAD drafting and plan preparation standards.


  • Supporting engineers for creating construction documents.
  • Preparation of Site Plans and House Fit / Location Plans.
  • Preparation of Erosion Control Plans.
  • Preparation of hydraulic and hydrologic calculations for stormwater management reports.
  • Performs assignments requiring the application of fundamental CADD drafting techniques in accordance with established standards and procedures.
  • Prepares engineering and construction drawings, using computer aided drafting and design techniques from Topographical survey data.
  • General engineering and design information.
  • Performs design tasks as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Performs related engineering support tasks, which are not completely standardized or prescribed.
  • Complete work according to standard engineering principles and practices and compliance with company standards and quality system procedures.
  • Create and document concepts, sketches, models, layouts, submittals, instructions, and complete production packages.
  • Identify and resolve incomplete or conflicting design inputs.
  • Perform design calculations, prepare material and equipment specifications, and provide preliminary sketches and notes for drawings.
  • May coordinate the design work for a project.
  • May act in a lead role over some drafters.
  • Technical problem-solving.
  • Some travel and field work to collect data and develop solutions.
  • Project planning.
  • Develop calculations, diagrams and models to support technical solutions.
  • Preparation of construction documents based upon field surveys, available resources and client requirements.
  • Permitting research, submittals, and follow-up.
  • Work closely with more senior staff members to learn and assist in design work.
  • Ability to design in AutoCAD Civil 3D design package.
  • High level of proficiency with cut/fill balance grading design in Civil 3D.
  • Ability to set up and manage AutoCAD drafting and plan preparation standards.
  • Ability to set up and manage printing/plotting settings.
  • Willingness to mentor and teach others.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, good communication, team player, self starter.


  • Must be familiar with MS Office Software
  • Ability to work within a team as well as an individual
  • Attention to detail, organized
  • Experienced with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Familiarity with local development standards is a plus
  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Autodesk’s AutoCAD software program or an Associate’s degree or related technical certificate
  • Ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas
  • Possess exception attention to deal
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Some local area travel may be required on occasions.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contributions
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
  • 401K with employer contributions
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals
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