Civil Designer

  • Office Location Washington, DC
  • Post Date 2023-02-24
  • Team Washington, DC

Civil Designer

Washington, DC Satellite Office

Civil Designer (2+ yrs)

We are seeking a self-motivated Civil Designer for our growingWashington, DCoffice. A successful candidate will be interested in working in KPFF’s unique entrepreneurial environment where you will experience growth based on your own competency, attitude, and commitment and will be encouraged to work on what inspires you. We'll provide a supportive and positive environment to make it happen. Our flat organizational structure and minimal restrictions allows employees to work directly and independently with clients, while drawing upon the experience and resources of other professionals on the project team. We are passionate about developing great engineers. We offer generous benefits, competitive salary and pay you for every hour you work.

Position Description

You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of project types, serving public and private clients in land development, transportation and municipal projects – you won’t be pigeon-holed or constrained within a strict, defined box. We’ll challenge you to stretch outside your comfort zone and you’ll be given opportunities for growth and increased responsibility. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain broad civil engineering skills and experience!


·2 years of experience (minimum)

·BSCE degree

·EIT (preferred)

·Broad civil background, including site development work

·AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency

·Effective written and verbal communication skills and interested in direct client contact

·Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities

·Passionate about providing exceptional client service


This position is in our growingWashington, DC office, which is a satellite for our Portland Civil + Surveyoffice with 97 employees including 34 PE’s and 4 PLS’s. The PE’s in DC work on a wide variety of project types, serving public and private clients (including international embassy work). We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions.

KPFF was founded in Seattle in 1960 and is a collaborative and creative team of civil and structural engineers and surveyors that thrive on designing innovative solutions for projects of all scales. We are leaders in sustainable design, providing our clients with visionary, environmentally sensitive and technically advanced services. Our company is large (1,300+ employees in 22 offices), but nimble and operates day-to-day with the flexibility of a small firm. We have a great group of collaborative and dedicated engineers in a family-friendly, business casual environment.

KPFF is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the work place.

  • Minimum Experience 2 yrs Experience
  • Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Discipline/Specialty Civil Engineering
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