Stantec Civil Engineer In Training in Houston, Texas
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The role of a Civil Designer is to work on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer/designer. You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations and field work. The smaller projects that a Civil Designer may be assigned to will have relatively few complex features.
As a Civil Designer, you will assist more senior engineers/designers by performing the routine aspects of civil engineering assignments, and may also assist in the analysis of proposed projects.
Your Key Responsibilities
Performs civil design using knowledge of relevant software programs.
Works with other engineering disciplines and professionals in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer/ designer.
Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer/ designer.
Performs basic calculations to analyze and design civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity.
Assists with collecting data and gathering information to support design decisions.
Assists in basic interpretation and verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards and practices.
Performs a variety of tasks which may include analyzing proposed project solutions to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiently and cost effectiveness.
Constructs models to identify project specifications and meet related needs by performing routing aspects of engineering assignments.
Performs other duties as assigned by the senior engineering staff.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of civil engineering design.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Understanding of civil engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and basic AutoCAD Civil 3D.
Developing cooperative skills in working efficiently within a team.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering. Minimum of 0-2 years of experience. Co-op/Internship experience preferred.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Civil Designer
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Organization: BC-2220 Community Development-US South Central
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Entry Level
Job Posting: Sep 19, 2018, 8:16:14 AM
Req ID: 180001RA