Who We Are: Voted one of the “2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Best Firms to Work For,” WestLAND Group is a full-service Civil Engineering, Geospatial, and Land Planning Firm providing creative and innovative solutions to public and private clients throughout California since 2000. The firm specializes in civil engineering/site development, utility engineering, surveying and mapping, land planning, and GIS. As a Small Business Enterprise and Women’s Business Enterprise, WLG offers the mentorship and friendly, fast paced environment of a small company coupled with the professional growth opportunities, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits found at larger firms. Our firm is dedicated to finding quality candidates and we offer a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefit package which includes the following:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
- Paid Time Off (15-days)
- 401k Plan with a generous company match
- Flexible Work Schedule (9/80; Half-day Fridays, etc.) or Hybrid Work Schedule (Teleworking, Telecommuting)
The Position: A Civil Engineering Designer is responsible for aiding in the development of engineering designs, sketches and maps for a variety of projects with the help of other engineers and designers. This includes collaborating with internal staff to help give the best possible deliverables to the client.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice that are related to this job description.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
- Assist in the development of drawings and design layouts for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential projects to help ensure the projects specifications are upheld
- Assist with project specific disciplines, including researching building codes and regulations for different municipalities
- Use standard drafting principles to complete drawings in AutoCAD Civil 3D
- Handles complex designing for street, sewer, water, and drainage improvements and drafting assignments under minimal supervision
- Coordinate with the engineering team to ensure deadlines and budgets are meant and the intent of the design are sustained throughout the project
- Complete any project specific disciplines that arise during a project
- Associates degree in engineering design, civil technology or a related field preferred
- 5+ years’ experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D for engineering design
- 5+ years’ experience with water, sewer, and/or storm drain designs
- Hydrology, grading and street design, knowledge, and experience preferred
- Ability to read and understand plans, drawings, standards and specifications
- Ability to analyze and input data on multiple projects
- Ability to work on several concurrent projects
- Excellent technical and communication skills
WestLAND Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.