Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance, HSA, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), student loan assistance, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Civil Project Engineer for our Civil Engineering Department. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with a commitment to design excellence. The candidate possess the ability to manage project deadlines, establish and maintain client relationships, and inspire a high level of performance from the team.


  • Plans, develops, and coordinates projects with limited supervision
  • Understanding, reviewing and/or participate in preparing proposals
  • Calculate/review costs and time schedules for proposed work
  • Can effectively manage, and assign duties and schedules to assigned team members
  • Checks all technical work for accuracy
  • Exceeds client's expectations and fosters client relationships by collaboration and problem solving with the client as needed.
  • Communicates with clients weekly to provide project status and updates
  • Recommends changes to client as required and as approved by the Dept/Project Manager
  • Keeps logs or client contacts
  • Insures Individual and Department QA/QC procedures are followed
  • Fully permit and ensure entitlements of projects including rezoning, special use permits, conditional use permits, site plan approvals and required construction drawing approvals and permits.
  • Supervision of Civil Designers 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 assigned projects and sub-consultants
  • Business Development by maintaining existing client relationships and acquiring new contacts/clients through attendance to local meetings, workshops and/or social events

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • BSCE and Professional Licensure
  • 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, water & sewer utilities, and erosion control
  • Familiarity with entitlement processes and local permitting regulations
  • Experience with technical software including Autodesk Civil 3D 2015 or newer, Hydraflow Storm Sewers/Hydrographs/Express Extensions, WaterCAD, and Microsoft Excel is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective collaboration skills
  • Team Player with willingness to adapt and learn new responsibilities and task

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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