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Civil Project Engineer

Holland, MI 49423

Posted: 07/12/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 615378 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our Client is actively seeking a Project Engineer to join their Civil Engineering Group. The Project Engineer role is intended to support Project Managers in a wide range of responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design support for development projects, which includes site layout, public and private utilities, grading/drainage, and construction permitting. Work tasks will include completing engineering calculations for stormwater management, watermain design, sanitary sewer design, roadway plan and profiles, and review of local design standards.
  • Coordination and internal discussions with other Engineers and CAD Designers on project requirements.
  • CAD drafting and editing of existing drawings using Autodesk products (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Hydraflow, Vehicle Tracking, etc.) in compliance with client and internal CAD standards.
  • Expected to successfully complete tutorials in addition to attending in-house training and/or off-site training sessions for the applicable drafting and design software in order to become proficient with the software.
  • Preparation of submittals for permits and approvals, including follow-up with review agencies and on-site meetings, as needed to assess permit status and identify any additional agency requirements. Specific tasks may include researching permit application information, completing application documentation, plotting and binding of drawing sets, copying of submittal information and packaging of submittals for delivery.
  • Project Engineers will be expected to take the initiative to learn the skills and process needed to successfully support Project Managers with land development and civil engineering projects. This will include studying design standards for local review agencies (including Road Commissions, Drain Commissions, Health Departments, etc.).
  • Expected to become familiar with the various permitting processes and anticipate the needs of each in assisting with project submittals and follow-up.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary when interacting with staff, outside agencies, contractors, and clientele.
  • Project Engineer is required to continually strive at providing our clients with superior customer service and act as a professional liaison between clients and other external contacts as required.
  • Should be proficient in the use of the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Depending on the specific project requirements, may have the opportunity to train on and utilize various industry recognized design and analysis software.
  • Will be expected to attend training, both in-house and off- site and complete tutorials to become proficient in the use of the software.
  • Superior organizational skills for maintaining project and Engineering Department files.
  • Responsible for meeting project schedules, deadlines, and budgets while maintaining a high level of quality and accuracy in all work.
  • Depending on project requirements, may spend considerable time on project sites assessing the current conditions, observing construction activities, and documenting the construction progress. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2-8 years of civil/site design experience with an emphasis in layout, site design and construction permitting for residential, commercial, and municipal projects.
  • A professional engineering license in the state of Michigan is preferred. Ideal candidate required to be on track for the PE license within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D and proficiency in the full suite of Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to interact professionally with staff and clientele, strong work ethic with high attention to detail and efficient time management.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships, and a desire to mentor, train and develop young engineers.
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