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Civil Design Engineer

Northville, MI 48168

Posted: 10/04/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 517550 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Design Engineer - Civil

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (with a focus on Site/Civil Design), or related degree, from a 4-year accredited college or university.  Master’s Degree preferred.


EIT preferred


• 3 months – 6 years of demonstrated site development experience including site layout, grading, sewer and other utility design, pavement design, permitting, budgeting, jurisdictional agency interaction, and other related project activities.

• Ability to support a multi-disciplinary team on projects with minimal oversight.

• Experience using AutoCAD preferred. Civil 3D or Infrastructure Suite experience a plus.

• Experience with hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling software, including proficient use with HEC-HMS, HECRAS, SWMM, Storm and Sanitary Analysis or others a plus.

• Able to understand, read, and prepare design drawings and specifications.


In this role you will:

• Prepare site design calculations under the direction of Project Engineers.

• Develop CADD drawings to convey design intent.

• Work on construction sites performing review activities.

• Perform a variety of engineering analyses and calculations, with and without the use of engineering software.

• Assist in developing design details and specifying appropriate construction materials.

• Assist with the preparation of technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports,

including day-to-day correspondence.

• Coordinate construction quality control services, conduct specific site visits, and review daily field reports

prepared by others.


• Must have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to work in a team environment as well as

independently, demonstrated team-oriented approach to problem-solving, and have strong interpersonal skills for contact with clients and fellow engineers/technicians.

• Accuracy, dependability, and strong organizational skills.

• Exceptional time management skills, ability to manage multiple assignments at any given time, and have ability to work in a team environment.

• Must hold a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance and be willing to travel to and conduct field work at job sites as well as offices in Michigan.


• May be required to perform job duties in the field and office, during non-standard work hours, as necessary.

• Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
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