Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Raleigh, NC, 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), paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition and student loan reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering is seeking a Civil Designer to join our fast growing Civil Engineering group.


  • Analyze and design civil engineering land development components under direct supervision of the Project Manager.
  • Provide 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.
  • Generate final design grading plans using Civil 3D features.
  • Ensure that all steps and procedures are followed throughout the local jurisdictional requirements.
  • Coordinate with permitting agencies and respond to comments.
  • Supervise construction administration related duties such as meetings, site visits, responses to RFIs, and review of shop drawings.
  • Work on multiple project tasks prioritizing responsibilities.
  • Manage deadlines for on-time submittals to maintain the overall project's schedule.
  • Enhance final plan sets with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Actively assist in the Quality Control throughout the project.
  • Interface with clients as required including periodically updating project status.
  • Inspire high level of performance from the team.
  • Maintain client relationships.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related technical certificate.
  • Practical knowledge of land development design and methods
  • Proficiency with Civil 3D and associated design and modeling software.
  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering design requirements and principles.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical information.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on teams.
  • Valid Driver's license with good driving record and ability to drive.
  • Most work will require ability to sit for extended periods of times, but on occasion will visit job sites and be exposed to rough or uneven terrain, dust, noise and fumes in various weather conditions.

Company Overview

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering firm. Established in 1997 and operating as Summit since 2004, we are structured to adapt quickly and offer clients the most current technology, innovative design solutions and comprehensive project management for turn-key delivery. We are passionate about what we do and always pursue excellence for our clients. We are headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina and have other offices throughout North Carolina as well as Virginia, South Carolina, Florida and Colorado.

Why Work for Summit?

At Summit, we encourage and support each other in our endeavors. We welcome different perspectives and ensure everyone's voice is heard. We act with integrity and transparency, lead with purpose, and embrace diversity. We promote individual growth and share success with our team and partners. We strive to be integral to the success of the communities we build and invest in community and company events that help our employees and their families feel connected.

We are devoted to developing Summit team members to be the best in the industry because we are passionate about our pursuit of excellence. We offer flexibility and encourage people to have a strong work life balance. We value hard work, having fun, and enjoy spending time together.

We seek individuals that want to help us build a more diverse and inclusive engineering and design community. If you want take your career to the next level, please apply.

Summit Design and Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action. E-verify.

A background check, including a criminal and driving record check, will be performed. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate. Many factors will be considered when a conviction is present.

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