Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • South Boston, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, HSA, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, paid voluntary/community service leave, wellness program including wellness stipend, student loan repayment assistance, and tuition reimbursement.

Civil Designer II

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Civil Designer II to work in our Land Development Department based in our South Boston, Virginia.


  • Analyzes and designs civil engineering land development components under direct supervision of the Project Manager
  • Provides design calculations, technical reports, permit applications and plan sets for storm drainage, sanitary sewer mains, stormwater control facilities, pressure networks, mass and fine grading, sediment and erosion control, and roadways
  • Generates final design grading plans using Civil3D features
  • Ensures that all steps and procedures are followed throughout the local jurisdictional requirements
  • Supervises construction administration related duties such as meetings, site visits, responses to RFIs, and review of shop drawings
  • Works on multiple project tasks prioritizing responsibilities
  • Manages deadlines for on-time submittals to maintain the overall project's schedule
  • Enhances final plan sets with exceptional attention to details
  • Actively assists in the Quality Control throughout the project
  • Interface with clients as required including periodically project status
  • Inspires high level of performance from the team

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting or related field with a minimum five years of land development, civil/site experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Civil3D and associated design and modeling software
  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering design requirements and principles
  • Effective constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Ability to read and interpret technical information
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as on teams
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to manage and grow key relationships with clients and to market the Firm's services to clients
  • Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle record

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology

Company Overview

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm. 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. We are headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Charlotte, and Wilmington. Summit also has offices in Richmond, Franklin and South Boston, Virginia, Fort Mill, South Carolina and St. Petersburg, Florida. For the past six years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Why Work for Summit?

We foster a caring and collaborative work environment that also encourages commitment to the communities that we serve, our employees and clients will succeed together. We strive to be integral to the success of the communities we build. We maintain a close-knit team culture where we measure our success by the success of our people and clients. We can help you take your career to the next level!

Criminal and driving background will be performed and must be in good standing. Summit Design and Engineering is an Equal opportunity employer/affirmative action. E-verify.

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