Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Hampton, 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.

Land Development Project Engineer I

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking an experienced Project Engineer I for our Land Development Department in Virginia. The successful candidate will be a registered professional with a minimum of 7 years of experience and the ability to manage project deadlines, establish and maintain client relationships, and inspire a high level of performance from the team. This position can be based in Richmond, South Boston or Franklin, VA.


  • Analyze and designs civil engineering land development components under direct supervision of the Project Manager.
  • Ensure that all steps and procedures are followed throughout the local jurisdictional requirements.
  • Provide design calculations, technical reports, permit applications and plan sets for storm drainage, sanitary sewer mains, storm water control facilities, pressure networks, mass and fine grading, sediment and erosion control, and roadways.
  • Write and assemble quality design reports.
  • Manage deadlines for on-time submittals to maintain the overall project's schedule.
  • Supervise construction administration related duties such as meetings, site visits, responses to RFIs, and review of shop drawings.
  • Actively assists in the Quality Control throughout the project.
  • Interface with clients as required including periodically project status.
  • Inspire high level of performance from the team.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of five years of Land Development experience.
  • Registered Professional License.
  • Knowledge of Civil3D and associated design and modeling software.
  • Advanced knowledge of Civil Engineering design requirements and principles.
  • Effective constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Working knowledge of various computer programs including Civil 3D, AutoCAD, MS Office.
  • 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.
  • Ability to stand and walk on job sites as needed for job.
  • Driver's license required and ability to drive a company or personal vehicle.

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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