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Civil Engineer I - Leesburg, VA

Company: Bowman
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:


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

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Direction

  • Perform work under very limited supervision requiring the need to exercise independent judgement and discretion on a regular or frequent basis.

    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.
      • Complete civil engineering work for assigned phases of large land/site development.
      • Assist with the development of plans, specifications, and reports.
      • Complete design work and calculations using computer-aided software.
      • 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.

        Success Metrics and Competencies

        Ideal 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 preferred.
          • EIT preferred.
          • Zero to three (0-3) 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.
          • Familiarity with reading construction plans.
          • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil3D, AES, CIVILD, WSPGW, PCSWMM, StormCAD, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS preferred.
          • Familiarity with Storm Drain Modeling and Rational Method Hydrologic Calculations.
          • Familiarity with Open Channel & Detention Basin Modeling and Design.
          • Familiarity with HEC-RAS modeling and CLOMR/LOMR applications and processing.
          • Experience researching zoning, development standards, development review processes, compliance matters, regulations and standards.
          • Assist with preparing 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 40 pounds.
            • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 40 pounds.
            • Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

              This position may be filled at a higher level depending on experience.

              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.


              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

              The 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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