Project Designer – Civil Engineering

( Charlotte NC )

Summary of Position:

The Sr. Project Designer is responsible for designing and drafting civil engineering projects under the guidance of Project Engineers and Project Managers.  This includes: site layout, grading, utility design and profiles, erosion and sediment control, SWPPP preparation, and stormwater management.  As part of a multi-disciplined firm, he/she will be coordinating with Architects, MEP Engineers, Structural Engineers, and Construction Project Managers.  He/she will be responsible for the production of civil engineering construction documents while adhering to client requirements, code requirements, and site adjustments.

Essential Duties:

  • Design full site plans, calculations, reports, and resolve complex design challenges with limited direction.
  • Conduct site feasibility research and site visits, and generate reports and recommendations based on findings.
  • Coordinate with sub-consultants.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining phase and task budgets and schedules.
  • Assist with responses to construction RFI’s and submittals.
  • Assist in coordinating the work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the design development and contract document phases of a project.
  • Assist Project Managers with the project design and approval process.
  • Coordinate with authorities having jurisdiction through all phases of the project.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and maintain project files.
  • Maintain timesheets daily.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of design.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of codes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience: 2-8 years of site/civil production, preferably with commercial projects such as retail, hospitality, and/or fueling
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required
  • Licenses: E.I.T. preferred
  • Travel: Up to 20%
  • Software: AutoCAD and MS Office required; Civil3D, TR-20, TR-55, HEC-1, HydroCAD, Hydraflow, HEC-RAS, WaterCAD, and other design software a plus

Offering a Comprehensive Benefits Package with Many Customizable Programs

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan Tuition Reimbursement
  • Support of Professional Certifications
  • Employee Referral Programs

Further information on these and other benefits will be provided to you at new employee orientation during your first day of employment.

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