Site Civil Project Engineer

Posted Date 8 months ago(10/17/2023 11:55 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Site / Civil Project Engineer for its Land Development group in our Leesburg, VA office. This position requires experience in civil design/land development activities including design of grading, storm water management, soil erosion & sediment control, public and private roadways, storm drainage and water & sewer design. The selected candidate will become part of a growing team that provides complete, comprehensive land development services to a variety of public & private clients. This position requires subject matter knowledge and breadth/depth experience to move projects from concept to completion including design work, plan and permit processing, and construction phase services.


Our Civil engineers work closely with our planning/ landscape architecture group to provide comprehensive project oversight to our clients. Candidates who enjoy feasibility, site due diligence and other preliminary engineering efforts will enjoy the project variety in our Leesburg office.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Responsible for preparation and coordination of all Land Development design aspects.

  • Works closely with Senior Project Manager and jurisdictional staff.

  • Mentors junior staff.

  • Specific work may include, but is not limited to, client communication, budget oversight and responsibility, construction document (plan and specifications) and technical reports preparation and/or oversight; engineering analyses, cost estimates and quality control/quality assurance in order to deliver a quality design product.
  • Project Manager will establish milestones and completion dates for projects and monitor progress for final evaluation of results.
  • Other duties as required.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or proven equal experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience directly related to the design and execution of Land Development Projects required. Five or more years preferred.
  • PE in the State of Virginia preferred.
  • Experience with Northern Virginia land development projects preferred.
  • Preparation of graphics, exhibits and Site/Civil Construction Plans.
  • Strong technical capabilities in various Software Applications including but not limited to:
    • AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and Abode Acrobat.
  • Strong understanding of civil site design for retail, commercial, urban redevelopment projects required. Understanding of gas/power sector projects a plus! 

  • Proficiency in Civil 3D 

  • Experienced individual must be capable of delivering projects that meet technical requirements on time and within budget.

  • Skill sets must include performance and /or direction of specific engineering work on diverse civil site design projects across market segments and with varying degrees of complexity.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to become proficient in Dewberry engineering practices, standards, and Dewberry-specific software programs.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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