Civil Engineer II - Land Development - Fredericksburg, VA

Civil Engineer II - Land Development - Fredericksburg, VA

31 Jan 2024
Virginia, Fredericksburg, 22401 Fredericksburg USA

Civil Engineer II - Land Development - Fredericksburg, VA

DescriptionPurposeEvaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on moderately complex projects.Key ResponsibilitiesLeadership and Direction

Receive general instruction on key objectives for execution. Receive direction as needed, and especially complex assignments, modified techniques, and new approaches on assignments with conflicting criteria. Work is completed using advanced engineering techniques and design principles and is reviewed by more senior staff to ensure application of sound professional judgement. Review work produced by junior staff for quality assurance.

At the Operational and Company Level

Work with senior level engineers, clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams on moderately complex engineering project issues.

Do the Work

Conceptualize the initial civil design approach for assigned phases of large land/site development.

Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on moderately complex projects.

Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work. 

Complete civil engineering work for assigned phases of large land/site development.

Complete design work and calculations using computer-aided software.

Make design recommendations, adaptations, and modifications. 

Assist with the development of plans, specifications, and reports.

Provide technical assistance in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, detailed design work and calculations, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project.

Prepare reports and correspondence concerning the direction of assigned projects. 

Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects. 

Review plans and prepare or review technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

Success Metrics and CompetenciesIdeal candidate will consistently demonstrate

Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Ability to effectively participate as part of a project team.

High level of motivation and a problem-solving attitude.

Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Strong work ethic and commitment to quality.

Self-reliance and ability to operate independently with limited direction.  

Commitment to promoting the reputation of the company through quality of work and attention to detail.

Aspiration to grow professionally and advance within the company.

Ability to work effectively with internal leaders and peers, as well as external clients.

Commitment to becoming a “citizen” of the broader organization, breaking down barriers and silos.

Commitment to working in partnership with others inside and outside the organization.

Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.

Data analysis and interpretation skills.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements

Enrolled in or have completed coursework in Civil Engineering or related field.

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required at time of hire.

EIT certification and/or progress toward earning Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.

Three or more (3+) years of experience in civil engineering; land/site development industry preferred.

Land Development engineering experience and skills; large- and small-scale drainage and BMP design preferred.

Experience with computer applications and civil engineering design software such as Civil3D in a professional or academic setting.

Proficiency with reading construction plans.

Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil3D, AES, CIVILD, WSPGW, PCSWMM, StormCAD, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS preferred.

Proficient with Storm Drain Modeling and Rational Method Hydrologic Calculations.

Proficient with Open Channel & Detention Basin Modeling and Design.

Proficient with HEC-RAS modeling and CLOMR/LOMR applications and processing.

Experience researching zoning, development standards, development review processes, compliance matters, regulations, and standards.

Prepare reports, narratives, development applications, submittal documents, and response letters.

Ability to multi-task and coordinate on multiple projects, with multiple clients and sub-consultants.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Projects).

Physical Demands and Working Environment

May be eligible for remote or hybrid work arrangements.

Primarily indoor professional office environment, which can consist of possible bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.

Mobility around an office environment, occasional squat or kneel.

Mobility around a job/construction site to include walking, bending, crawling, climbing, squatting, or kneeling and wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Occasional lifting or carrying up to 20 pounds.

Occasional pushing or pulling up to 20 pounds.

Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.#LI-AH1QualificationsBehaviorsPreferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group


Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility


Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering

Licenses & CertificationsRequired

Eng in Training


Prof Engineer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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