Civil Engineer – Site Design & Utilities

CityScape Engineering, LLC

Baltimore, MD

Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities

CityScape Engineering is seeking a Site Design Engineer (0-10+ years experience) to support the design of innovative & sustainable sites related to Urban Redevelopment, Public Park projects, Green and Complete Streets, and Environmental Restoration projects throughout the Baltimore Metro area in Maryland. The Site Design Engineer will be responsible for preparing engineering designs, CAD drawings, and calculations for site grading, hardscaping, drainage, water/sanitary/stormdrain utilities, and land-subdivision projects. Applicants should have a passion for promoting innovative and equitable urban design solutions for community greening and revitalization projects. Candidates are expected to travel to and work from our office in Baltimore City, Maryland.

Primary Responsibilities

• Prepare designs, drawings and construction documents for site grading, hardscaping, drainage, water/sanitary/stormdrain utilities, and land-subdivision projects using primarily AutoCAD and occasionally MicroStation software. Work will involve the preparation of profiles, plan sheets, details, and specifications associated with civil site design

• Perform due diligence and review of ordinances and agency regulations with respect to site & utility permits, approval procedures and schedules of authorities having jurisdiction

• Facilitate the regulatory plan review and permitting processes with Planning/DOT/DPW/Housing, including subdivision, site plan review, developer agreements, zoning variances, and building/grading permits.

• Perform hydrologic and hydraulic computations related to storm drain inlets, stormdrain pipes, and gutter flow

• May perform complex utility and wastewater designs and layouts

• May perform hydrologic/hydraulic analysis of storm flows related to stormwater management, BMP design, and flood-mitigation

• May perform basic stormwater management and sediment control designs

• Estimate the quantities and cost of construction projects

• Perform construction oversight and verification of project installations

• Interact with and provide timely updates to co-workers, clients, subconsultants, regulatory reviewers, and project stakeholders to coordinate project needs

• Conduct occasional field work with other Team Members in and around Baltimore City to perform site evaluations to take field measurements

• Participate in community meetings (virtual or in-person depending on Covid-19 restrictions) and engage with diverse groups of City residents for project design development. Occasional evening or weekend meetings may be required, with compensation

• Demonstrate a passion for working in diverse communities on environmentally sensitive, community-driven restoration projects

• Candidates will be expected to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet project deadlines

Job Requirements

• BS Civil Engineering (or equivalent). Master’s degree, EIT or PE designation is a plus.

• Ability to perform site grading using existing topography and contour lines

• Knowledge of land development principals

• Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Candidates should be adept in problem-solving, have strong computer and mathematical skills, be well organized, display effective communication skills, and have ability to work both independently and within a team environment

Job Preferences

• Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer

• Previous Site Design experience

• Knowledge of Baltimore City, County, and/or MDE plan review and permitting process

• Knowledge of standard design and construction details for water, sanitary, stormdrain and stormwater infrastructure

• Proficient with AutoCAD (Civil 3D preferred) and/or Microstation design software

• Interest and ability to develop new client relationships

• Shows capability to manage portions of large projects or whole small projects independently

• Involvement with industry related associations/organizations is encouraged

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Posted On: 1/30/2023