Civil Engineer

Posting ID:
Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Los Angeles

Job Purpose:
Completes construction projects by preparing engineering design and documents; confirming specifications.

* Designs construction projects by studying project concept, architectural drawings, and models.
* Prepares engineering design by collecting and studying reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs and tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and related topographical and geologic data.
* Determines project costs by calculating labor, material, and related costs.
* Prepares feasibility study by analyzing engineering design; conducting environmental impact studies; assembling data.
* Prepares engineering documents by developing construction specifications, plans, and schedules.
* Confirms adherence to construction specifications and safety standards by monitoring project progress; inspecting construction site; verifying calculations and placements.
* Fulfills project requirements by training and guiding operators.
* Maintains operations by enforcing project and operational policies and procedures.
* Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.
* Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Engineering plan preparation and production.
  • Perform design tasks, engineering calculations, solve design problems and develop knowledge of general design standards and agency requirements for plan preparation.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of CADD/Civil Software.

Education, Experience & Knowledge


Any combination of a Bachelor's degree (BS) in Civil Engineering or equivalent discipline from a four-year college or university and civil engineering design experience totaling five years; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a working knowledge of engineering principles and standards.  Proficiency in AutoCAD, LDD and/or Civil 3D required. EIT certification is preferred.

*STRONG land development experience required. Also must have solid grading skills, utility design, and storm drainage experience.