Project Engineer (Civil Engineer) - Residential Land Development
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
This position is involved in the practical application of engineering principles to design infrastructure for residential land development projects. In addition, this position will also be actively involved in professional associations and community organizations as Pape-Dawson continues building partnerships within the community we serve.
What can you expect on a daily basis?
Assist Project Manager, Senior Project Manager or Vice President in the production of project plans, specifications and cost estimates
Develop feasible design alternatives and compare significant parameters such as typical sections, horizontal and vertical alignments, right-of-way requirements and cost
Identify and analyze the principle design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and need
Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
Prepare written technical reports and engineering studies using approved company format
Direct production work of engineering technicians
Providing leadership in these daily activities, among others, will continue the Pape-Dawson vision of becoming the most respected engineering firm in Texas.
What qualifications are needed and key to this role?
Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
Professional Engineer (P.E.) designation in the state of Texas or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date
5 years of previous experience in civil design, preferably residential development
Familiar with engineering principles, techniques, and procedures
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, and public agencies
Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and MS Office
Effective communication skills, both oral and written
Must be reliable and dependable
Must be able to work Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm, with occasional overtime
Pape-Dawson Engineers is a leader in the civil engineering arena, helping to build stronger communities across Texas. As a respected engineering firm established more than 50 years ago, we provide services within our technical capabilities for land development, water resources, transportation, surveying, and environmental.