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

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

Civil Project Engineer

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking an experienced Project Engineer for our Land Development Department in North Carolina . The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with a commitment to design excellence and possess 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 out of one of our Virginia Offices (South Boston, Richmond or Franklin).


  • 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.
  • 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, HydraFlow, StormSewers/Hydrographs/Express Extensions, WaterCAD, and MS Office.
  • Familiarity with entitlement processes and local permitting regulations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • 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.

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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