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Assistant Civil Designer

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 11/11/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 517845 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

An Assistant Civil Designer will assist in various phases of planning, proposal preparation, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of construction documentation and environmental plans as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients. Assist in designing various civil projects including site design, land development, roads, storm drainage systems, storm water management facilities, water and sanitary sewer utility design, sediment and erosion control, and traffic control, airports, and facility design.
• Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
• Assist with a variety of civil assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.
• Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and mark-ups on ongoing projects.
• Assist with analyzing reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.
• Interpret and apply design codes and specifications related to design requirements.
• Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.
• Compute volume calculations for excavation, dredging, and upland site grading.
• Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts.
• Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.
• All other duties as assigned.Requirements:
Notes: This candidate could work in any of the following offices:

Kansas City
Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and three years related experience or associate's degree and four years related experience or five years progressive detailing and design experience.
• Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D (Must Have), MicroStation, InRoads/OpenRoads and Excel to develop the design deliverables.
• Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
• Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
• Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
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