Civil Engineer in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Performs professional engineering work and/or administration and consulting work in the design, investigation, and
construction of street, utility, ground water, domestic water, storm water, wastewater, light systems and other
public works projects.

Prepares plans and specifications; and acts as a project manager on assigned projects.

This classification description reflects the general concept and intent of the classification and should not be
as a detailed statement of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


Essential Functions:

– Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

●Prepare engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates of public work projects; obtain required
easements or permits for streets and light department, water and sewer system construction, water, storm water and
wastewater treatment facilities, and utility structures.

●Provide engineering support to development review process, including support during hearings, pre-application conferences
and planning commission meetings.

●Prepare requests for proposals and bids; review contract bids and proposals; assist in the coordination and review of
consultants’ design work.

●Review and check adequacy and accuracy of computations, preliminary layout and design work from the field and survey data.

●Act as a project engineer; research applicable codes, regulations and requirements for assigned project; develop
engineering plans and compile preliminary layout of plans; write specifications for plans; coordinate required advertising
for bids; perform construction management; advise contractor(s) and construction/building inspectors during actual

●Review developer plans and specifications within scope of knowledge for the appropriate design of public works projects
and compliance with City’s standards.

●Represent Construction/Project Manager on project management issues in absence of the Project Manager.

● Oversee automated computer design and mapping projects performed by subordinate personnel to assure accuracy and
compliance with laws, design criteria, and plan specifications.

●Provide engineering support.

●Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

●Principles and practices of civil and structural engineering
●Pertinent federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations including civil engineering laws and regulations.

●Principles and practices of street, water, storm water and wastewater treatment facilities, and light departments.

●Principles and practices of pavement management and design.

●Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in technical civil engineering report and project estimate preparation.

●Recent developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding civil engineering.

●Principles and practices of project and construction management.

●Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment.

Ability to:

●Resolve regulatory, public relations and system design questions.

●Manage engineering projects.

●Ensure project compliance with appropriate federal, state and local rules, laws and regulations.

●Monitor phases of construction projects and prepare progress reports.

●Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and develop appropriate recommendations.

●Perform technical research and solve multi-disciplinary engineering problems.

●Ability to take initiative, think creatively and work independently.

●Develop, review and modify civil or structural engineering plans, designs, and specifications.

●Exercise professional engineering judgment to achieve results consistent with objectives.

●Use personal computer and appropriate computer software programs.

●Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

Work is performed while driving or walking in varying weather conditions. Employee risks physical hazard from mechanical
equipment, exposure to hazardous materials common to construction sites.

Must be able to perform manual labor, including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, twisting, pulling, working in
confined spaces, lifting at least 25kg.

Education/Experience/License or Certificate:

Three years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience. Equivalence to an HND or Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering, Construction or a related field.

Valid Driver's Licence is required with acceptable driving record.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be
favourably considered.
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