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Weston & Sampson Civil Design Engineer in Apex, North Carolina

Weston & Sampson is currently expanding our Transportation practice in the southeastern United States and are seeking to add experienced and qualified design engineering staff in our Apex, NC office with at least 2 years of professional experience in Utility Design. With demonstrated experience in transportation and/or municipal capital improvement projects, primarily with public clients such as state and county Departments of Transportation, and municipalities.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist Project Manager with engineering work.

  • Development of utility design plan sets for a variety of transportation and municipal projects in accordance with the required formats set forth by NCDOT or the municipality.

  • Prepare Utility Construction Special Provisions / Specifications in accordance with NCDOT / municipal utility owner requirements .

  • Prepare cost/quantity estimates for projects at various stages of design .

  • Prepare and submit Permit Packages to various state agencies or self-permitting municipalities.

  • Some travel will be required within NC to client meetings and project sites, and potentially to other W&S office locations and industry conferences / seminars outside of NC.

  • Perform on-site field work. This may include: walking the project site / corridor to verify the existing conditions of utilities; observation of contractors and sub-consultants during construction; verify the as-built conditions of facilities .

  • Prepare legible, concise, scaled notes and drawings .

  • Represent and promote Weston & Sampson at project meetings, conferences, and professional society events .

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and interact with Client and Utility Owner Points of Contact in order to manage the work assigned to you.

    What you will bring:

  • BS in Civil or Mechanical Engineering is required .

  • MS in Civil Engineering is desired.

  • Professional Engineer License in NC, or the ability to obtain one as part of your career development.

  • Proficiency in MicroStation V8i or Open Roads is required in order to develop plan sets, cut profiles using dtm and tin files, create proposed surfaces from roadway cross sections .

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D is a plus, but not required.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

  • Ability to learn how to use Microsoft Projects for scheduling of projects.

  • Proficient background with the design of Water Lines/Mains, Sanitary Pump Stations, Force Mains, and Gravity Sewers .

  • Experience with hydrologic/ hydraulic modeling software for analyzing water distribution systems

  • Site Design experience to develop Site and Grading Plans for proposed Station Sites.

  • Experience in the use of NCDOT Engineering Design Standards is preferred.

  • Ability to read DOT plans in order to differentiate between existing and proposed conditions.

  • Ability to perform a Utility Conflict Analysis between proposed roadway / hydraulic designs and the existing utilities on a project corridor to determine conflict points .

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and organization and time management skills.

  • Valid drivers license



Weston & Sampson is an 100% employee-owned, full-service environmental and infrastructure consulting firm made up of more than 800 professionals, who work together to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Since our founding in 1899, Weston & Sampson’s mission has been to protect, improve, and sustain the natural and built environment to enhance the quality of life. As we grow, we are seeking dedicated technical and professional individuals who want to collaborate on meaningful projects with a team that respects and values their ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and exciting career growth opportunities—all in a supportive and dynamic corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives and recognizes people for their contributions.

Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace the rich perspectives and experiences that arise from people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, gender identities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, and religions, as well as other untapped groups, within our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. Weston & Sampson is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and equitable representation across our organization and to empower our employees to incorporate IDEA values into the work they perform.

Your world is always changing, and so are we. Join us as we grow: https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

A Note to Third-Party Recruiters:

Weston & Sampson coordinates all recruiting and hiring at our company. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters, staffing agencies or related firms. Resumes are only accepted if a signed agreement is in place. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Weston & Sampson. Weston & Sampson is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Job LocationsUS-NC-Apex

Posted Date5 months ago(12/21/2023 9:20 AM)

ID 2023-2950

of Openings 1

Category Engineering