Civil Engineer

  • Office Location Orange County - Newport Beach, CA
  • Post Date 2013-04-29
  • Team Orange County - Newport Beach, CA

Civil Engineer

Company Information:

One of the largest and most diverse national Structural and Civil Engineering firms, KPFF Consulting Engineers works with architects, developers, contractors, and public clients to provide Structural and Civil Engineering design including Preliminary Design Reports, Full Project Management, Project Budgeting, Permitting Coordination, and Subconsultant Management. We act on behalf of the owner to ensure a smooth start, guided process, and successful project completion, excel at creative engineering, and design sustainability into projects by helping our clients make "green" choices. We have been in business since 1960 and have an excellent reputation, a great team and flexible working environment. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions.

Description for Civil Project Engineer:

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for the position of Civil Project Engineer at our Orange County - Newport Beach location. We provide civil engineering services to both private and public sectors. Our clients are mainly Property Owners, Developers, Architects, Contractors, and Public Agencies.

Our projects are primarily in the following market sectors: Commercial, Retail, Mixed-Use, Hospitality, Multi-Family Housing, Parks & Recreational Facilities, Health Care, K-12 Schools, Higher Education, Military, Transportation, and Public Agencies.

The scope of our services may include site assessment, due diligence, master planning, entitlement, grading & drainage design, hydrology study, storm water quality design, utility improvements, street improvement plans, public utilities, and technical studies for environmental impact reports. In addition we provide project management and prime contract work.

We provide hands-on training and the opportunity to work on a wide variety of project types and sizes. As a civil engineer you will be involved with all aspects of project design from the beginning of design through end of construction.

We are seeking motivated, energetic, and passionate Civil Engineers to design a wide variety of exciting project types.

Desirable Experience:

  • Land development experience

  • Grading and Drainage Design

  • Low Impact Development (LID)

  • Water and Sanitary Sewer Design

  • Hydrology Study

  • SWPPP documents

  • Design Coordination with other design disciplines (Architect, Landscape Architect, Structural Engineer, and MEP)

  • Permitting and agencies approval processes

  • Construction Administration

Depending on the level of experience there is opportunity for taking on the following responsibilities on a project:

  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects

  • Grading, drainage, and utilities design

  • Overall responsibility for design of specific projects

  • Primary interface with clients on project coordination and design

  • Responsible for the technical content and quality control on specific projects

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to function effectively in teamwork environment.

  • Ability to focus on client satisfaction

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering

  • PE license in California is desirable

  • Working knowledge of the latest version of California Building Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, American with Disabilities Act, local regulations & standards, and other design and construction standards applicable to major site development projects in California

  • Working knowledge of typical computer software programs used for civil engineering design (AutoCAD, Civil3D, Hydrology and Hydraulic, WaterCAD, Flowmaster, etc.)

  • Minimum Experience 3 years Experience
  • Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Discipline/Specialty Civil Engineering
  • Pay Range Based on experience
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