Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Land Development
  • Hillsborough, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking an Engineer experienced in residential/commercial land development and land planning.  The position as a Civil Engineer I / II (depending on licensure) will assure that the project conforms to the commitments Summit has made to the client, and that the project is completed within the schedule and budget assigned.  There may be an opportunity for the person in this positon to work out of our Raleigh office.  

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plans, develops, and coordinates projects with limited supervision
  • Review and/or participate in preparing proposals
  • Calculate/review costs and time schedules for proposed work
  • Assists in assigning duties and schedules to team members
  • Checks all technical work for accuracy
  • Maintains client relationships by collaboration and problem solving
  • Recommends changes to client as required and as approved by the Dept/Project Manager
  • Keeps logs or client contacts
  • Insures QA/QC procedures are followed
  • Fully permit and ensure entitlements of projects
  • Supervision of CAD designer assigned to project/team and ensuring all responsibilities of the designer are carried out and that time is spent efficiently and effectively
  • Assist in review and processing of Invoices for projects and sub-consultants
  • Business Development through maintaining existing client relationships and acquiring new contacts/clients through attendance to local meetings, workshops or social events


  • BSCE and EI or PE
  • 5+ years of experience on various site design projects, retail, commercial, and public sector projects, with increased experience in residential layouts, planning and engineering
  • Specific design experience required with site layout, grading, storm drainage, stormwater management, utilities, and erosion control
  • Familiarity with entitlement processes and local permitting regulations
  • Experience with technical software including AutoCad Civil 3D 2015, Hydraflow StormSewers/Hydrographs/Express Extensions, HydroCAD, WaterCAD, and Microsoft Excel is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective collaboration skills
  • Team Player with willingness to adapt and learn new responsibilities and task

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.


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