Civil Engineer – Land Development (0176)

Application Status: Open

Location: Denver, Colorado

Are you a highly organized, efficient Civil Engineer looking to join a company where your experience and high attention to detail will be appreciated and valued?  A recognized leader in real estate development and civil engineering based in the Denver area is currently seeking a Civil Engineer to join their team. This position offers an opportunity to work in a professional environment where your skills are deeply valued and where you are encouraged and supported in growing your skills through professional development. This position offers exposure to a wide variety of innovative projects varying in size and scale throughout the country. The ideal individual will enjoy working in a small entrepreneurial and team-based environment.

Job Summary for the Civil Engineer – Land Development

The primary function of this position is to support projects in land development and site design for a wide variety of land development projects, applying engineering principles and technologies so as to exceed client’s expectations. This role will be responsible for performing a variety of engineering planning, design and construction phase assignments on a range of project sizes and types.

Essential Functions of the Civil Engineer – Land Development

  • Work closely with Project Managers and Engineers to set-up and manage construction drawings
  • Prepare dimensional drawings, create and/or modify base drawings
  • Revise and update existing drawings to reflect design changes
  • Create and manage electronic document file structure, naming conventions in accordance with company standards
  • Productive team member and AutoCAD user to work a typical set of project documents from beginning to end with professional quality output
  • Work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Work with project teams on drawings which meet and exceed customer requirements (bid and submittal phase)
  • Serve as an information source during construction and prepare as-constructed drawings
  • Maintain notes, design calculations and documentation for future reference and continuous improvement on future documents


Knowledge, Technical Skills and Abilities of the Civil Engineer – Land Development

  • Basic to broad knowledge and skills of civil engineering principles, practices, and methods
  • Knowledge of real estate development, particularly design parameters including site grading plans, water line design, and utilities location
  • Proficiency in Civil engineering/design/CAD software and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering required
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience with grading and utility design
  • Project accounting and cost control skills required
  • Ability to create layout drawings from sketches and specifications
  • Knowledgeable of standard drafting practices

Training and Experience Requirements for the Civil Engineer – Land Development

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Master’s a plus
  • Engineer-in-Training required, P.E. a plus
  • 3+ years of land development engineering experience to include:
    • Design parameters, Site grading plans, Water line design, Utilities location, Sanitary and Storm Water
  • Advanced AutoCAD Civil 3D functions including Sheet Set Manager, Xref Manager, Palettes and Design Center