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Civil Project Engineer

Brighton, TX 48326

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 617487 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Project Engineer technically leads a staff which may include a project staff engineer and/or CAD Designer, while the entire team reports to a Project Manager.  Position requires working independently to plan, execute, and oversee engineering tasks in order to complete a project.
  • Prepares engineering analysis, design, calculations, and reports for a portion or all of a project for review by a Project Manager.
  • Designs grading and drainage for site improvements.
  • Designs utility piping systems, involving sanitary, water main, fire protection, and storm drainage.
  • Performs hydrology and hydraulic calculations for gravity and pressure piping systems and above ground conveyances.
  • Works with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, and facility managers.
  • Prepares project drawings, calculations, and specifications.
  • Assists in the preparation of proposals and fee estimates for potential projects of limited scope and complexity.
  • Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job sites, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions.
  • Develops and presents project-specific or technical presentations to clients, technical organizations, and in-house staff.
  • Mentors staff engineers.
  • Prepares plan reviews, permit applications, analyzes zoning ordinances, and evaluates land use.
  • Attends and participates in public meetings related to projects such as planning, commission and city council meetings.
  • Stays current on legal and industry regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Michigan P.E. License 

Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • In-depth experience using AutoCAD for land development applications, Civil 3D preferred but not required. Working knowledge of typical computer software programs used for civil engineering design and management (Microsoft Office, etc.)
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