Civil Engineer

Posting ID:
Building Construction/Skilled Trades
Los Angeles

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.