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Bowman Civil Designer II - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas



Responsible for the design phases related to projects for the land development industry. Design work includes site, grading, utility, wastewater systems, storm water systems, road work, and flood studies/mitigation.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Direction

  • Perform work under moderate supervision requiring the need to exercise independent judgement and discretion on an occasional basis.

At the Operational and Company Level

  • Work closely with more senior staff members to learn and assist in design work.

Do the Work

  • Complete work according to standard engineering principles and practices and compliance with company standards and quality system procedures.

  • Create and document concepts, sketches, models, layouts, submittals, instructions, and complete production packages.

  • Identify and resolve incomplete or conflicting design inputs.

  • Perform design calculations, prepare material and equipment specifications, and provide preliminary sketches and notes for drawings.

  • May coordinate the design work for a project.

  • May act in a lead role over some drafters.

Success Metrics and Competencies

Ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate...

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and external partners, including government officials, clients and staff members.

  • High degree of discretion and ability to manage highly confidential information.

  • High level of motivation and a problem-solving attitude.

  • Strong sense of urgency in responding to constituents.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality.

  • Self-reliance and ability to operate independently with limited direction.  

  • Commitment to promoting the reputation of the company through quality of work and attention to detail.

  • Aspiration to grow professionally and advance within the company.

  • Ability to work effectively with internal leaders and peers, as well as external clients.

  • Commitment to becoming a “citizen” of the broader organization, breaking down barriers and silos.

  • Commitment to working in partnership with others inside and outside the organization.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.

  • Data analysis and interpretation skills.

Education, Work Experience, Licensure/Certifications, and Technical Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent commensurate experience required.

  • Associate’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of drafting and engineering technician experience in the land development industry.

  • Must be proficient with Civil 3D design software.

  • Experience with computer applications and civil engineering design software such as Bentley Systems and familiarity with reading construction plans.

  • Design experience to include proficiency in creating and working with TINS and 3D surfaces along with grading, drainage, water, sewer and roadway plans and procedures.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • Primarily indoor professional office environment, which can consist of possible bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.

  • Mobility around an office environment, occasional squat or kneel.

  • Frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

  • Occasional lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

  • Occasional pushing or pulling up to 40 pounds.

  • Occasional reaching outward or above shoulder.

This position may be filled at a higher level depending on experience.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, it is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.





  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)