• Civil Engineer - Energy Division

    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/19/2018 5:34 PM)
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    US-VA-Glen Allen
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  • Job Description

    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 are 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.


    Dewberry's Richmond, VA office is seeking a Civil Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to grow and take on more responsibility. Our growing, fast-paced site/civil engineering practice seeks a client focused, highly motivated, organized engineer. The Civil Engineer will be responsible for the design of a wide variety of site/civil projects, with initial focus on Land Development in the Energy Division.  The types of Energy Projects anticipated are linear (overhead and underground transmission and distribution) as well as site (substation). Tasks will include permitting, site layout and development, grading and erosion control, drainage and stormwater management design, development of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and public outreach.  Knowledge of local and state laws and proven ability regarding site development drawing production required. Extensive coordination and meetings with the Client are anticipated to meet project requirements, scope, and need.


    • Site/civil development including grading design, roadway design, stormwater management design, and erosion and sediment control design
    • Preparation of all associated calculations, reports and spreadsheets.
    • Collaborating with design teams in all aspects of a given project to develop detailed design documents for construction plans.
    • May also conduct code research, write specifications, prepare cost estimates, and obtain permitting.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • BS degree in Civil Engineering.
    • EIT is required; PE preferred.
    • Proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D and Microsoft Office is required;
    • 3-8 years of progressive design experience directly related to site/civil development projects.
    • Proven track record of meeting project and client deadlines.
    • Works in a timely fashion to meet project budgets.
    • Communicates effectively with clients, coworkers, sub consultants, and review agency staff.
    • Composes technical reports, memorandums and other written communication such as email.
    • Ability to multi-task and work simultaneously on several projects at once.
    • Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and project requirements.

    *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.

    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate 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.


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