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Civil Engineer

Houston, TX 77057

Posted: 01/25/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 22405 Pay Rate: $100,000

Job Description

A successful real estate company is looking for an innovative Civil Engineer to help develop construction drawings, specifications, and construction contracts for single-family residential projects. The ideal candidate is a methodically thinking professional who demonstrates knowledge of basic design standards. Working with other team members and clients, the new Civil Engineer will accomplish organizational goals through effective project management and collaboration.

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire


  • Apply standard practices and techniques in solving problems. 
  • Contribute to investigations and development of new concepts to solve unique problems in various facilities.
  • Contribute data/findings for use in technical reports, designs, documents, or oral/written presentations.
  • Provide support throughout the project and provide status updates throughout project life. 
  • Understand agency design standards. 
  • Understand purpose and can implement objectives and timing of each QA/QC. 
  • Effectively communicate with survey and construction on items needed for plan production. 
  • Understand and implement plan submittal and approval process for multiple agencies. 
  • Attend quarterly progress meetings w/ PM and PAL. 
  • Participate on a design team in the preparation of construction drawings and cost estimates in varying stages of the project. 
  • Assist in maintaining design and construction schedules and budgets. 
  • Assist on creating bond issue applications. 
  • Perform a major role in the QA/QC process. 
  • Provide support throughout the project and provide status updates throughout project life.
  • Provide input into the development and documentation of specific company design standards for use by all professionals working on company design projects. 
  • Provide assistance in assignments for water, wastewater, paving and drainage, and Roadway projects.
  • Provide assistance in design, preparation of project budgets and schedules, final plans, and specifications.
  • Participate in a collaborative team environment within a diverse workforce; actively contribute to completion of team goals and assigned tasks; clearly communicate information, ideas, or instructions, both verbally and in writing; exhibit decisions that are based on safe practices and environmental awareness.
  • Assist in investigation and development of new concepts to solve unique challenges that come with each project.
  • Coordinate with permitting organizations such as the City, State, and County officials to develop knowledge of the permitting process and the application of codes. 
  • Interact and collaborate with other team members and clients to accomplish organizational goals. 

  • 3 years or more of experience in Land Development
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • PE license preferred
  • Skills
    • Must be PC literate
    • Efficiency in Word, Excel, and Project
    • Knowledge of MUDs, communication skills, and leadership skills
    • Ability to follow directives provided by the Project Manager, set priorities, assist in the preparation of project schedules, and be willing to work on multiple projects in a team-based environment focused on the timely delivery of quality projects
    • Strong communication with team members, clients, and governmental agencies
    • Intermediate knowledge of Agency criteria

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 1 week of submitting your application.

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