Civil Engineer

Job Summary:

We are looking for a responsible, proactive person with a design and construction focus to add to our 3-person firm. The successful candidate would have strong communication skills, and perform engineering duties in planning, design, and construction phases for infrastructure facilities, such as roads, bridges, trails, railroads, transit, airports, pipelines, parks, buildings, and associated improvements. Duties may include any of our firm’s services, and other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Experience, and Licensing:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Technology
  • If professionally licensed, then Professional Engineering License shall be active, not currently under investigation by the Board, and no disciplinary action within the last 5 years.
  • Active driver’s license that is not restricted or subject to suspension.

Knowledge:

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language

 

Skills:

Basic Skills

  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics
  • Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Time Management

 

Social Skills

  • Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Negotiation – Trying to reconcile differences.
  • Persuasion – Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

 

Complex Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

 

Work Context

Body Positioning

  • Spend Time Sitting
  • Spend Time Driving
  • Spend Time Walking and Running

Communication

  • Contact With Others
  • Electronic Mail
  • Face-to-Face Discussions
  • Letters and Memos
  • Telephone

Job Hazards

  • Exposed to Traffic
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings

Role Relationships

  • Deal With External Customers
  • Coordinate or Lead Others
  • Work With Work Group or Team

Work Setting

  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable

 

Activities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

  • Resolve engineering problems
  • Use intuitive judgment for engineering analyses

Getting Information

  • Collect technical data
  • Read survey data
  • Read drawings
  • Read maps
  • Read technical drawings

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

  • Examine engineering documents for completeness or accuracy
  • Review designs for regulatory compliance

Interacting With Computers

  • Use computers to enter, access or retrieve data
  • Use spreadsheet software
  • Use word processing or desktop publishing software
  • Use computer-aided design software (AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley Microstation)

Estimating

  • Convert design plans and specifications to cost estimates
  • Estimate materials or labor requirements
  • Estimate effort and duration needed for project

Analyzing Data or Information

  • Analyze engineering design problems
  • Analyze project proposal to determine feasibility, cost, or time
  • Analyze technical data, designs, or preliminary specifications
  • Evaluate costs of engineering projects
  • Evaluate engineering data
  • Evaluate material specifications
  • Provide analytical assessment of engineering data

Using Relevant Knowledge

  • Use land use regulations
  • Use government regulations
  • Use knowledge of investigation techniques
  • Use knowledge of materials testing procedures
  • Use knowledge of regulations in surveying or construction activities
  • Use project management techniques
  • Use technical regulations for engineering problems

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

  • Communicate technical information
  • Follow contractual confidentiality requirements

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

  • Work as a team member
  • Maintain and build positive client relationships

Processing Information

  • Compile numerical data
  • Calculate distances, stations, and elevations
  • Develop tables depicting data
  • Develop designs

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Thinking Creatively

Documenting/Recording Information

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

  • Recognize construction industry codes or symbols on drawings
  • Understand construction specifications
  • Understand engineering data or reports
  • Understand government construction contracting regulations

Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others

  • Explain complex information
  • Interpret aerial photographs
  • Interpret plans and maps

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Performing Administrative Activities

  • Prepare reports or related documentation
  • Prepare invoices and written narratives of work performed
  • Prepare accurate time sheets and personal expense reports
  • Document conversations and meetings

Other

  • Personal vehicle with insurance meeting the statutory requirements or approved equivalent

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