Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • South Boston, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • 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.

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 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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