Senior Civil Design Engineer

Piscataway Township, NJ
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Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 135232

Date Posted: 05/15/2019


  • Zoning Reviews of municipal zoning and land development ordinances and applicable agency regulations to determine land development limitations for the property
  • Site Investigation & Due Diligence, including the review of ordinances, utility service research, outside agency regulations and site visits to establish comprehensive development guidelines
  • Preparation of Concept Drawings based upon client's development objectives and conclusions of due diligence. Involves preparation of concept plan, including coordination with AutoCAD drafters
  • Design of Storm-water Management & Storm-water Conveyance Systems, including use of AutoCAD/C3D and Hydrology design software. Skills should include preparation of pipe sizing calculations for storm-water conveyance systems, including drainage area maps, surface runoff coefficients, invert, slope, velocity & hydraulic grade line evaluation using the Rational Method & Manning's Equation
  • Knowledge of storm-water management design regulations should include County, SCD and governing municipality
  • Grading Design to ensure value engineering is achieved through earthwork analysis, and site safety is accomplished through the use of appropriate design slopes
  • Design of Utility Systems, including storm-water conveyance, sanitary sewer service, water, gas, telephone service, etc. Also involves determination and resolution of vertical and horizontal utility conflicts that may exist
  • Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Design, including stability calculations, Best Management Practices, swale design, spillway design, and determination of construction sequence
  • Preparation of Construction Cost Estimates based upon site plan drawings as required for bonding and client purposes
  • Project Coordination, Including conferring with client, attorney, project team and engineering affiliates for the purpose of preparing a comprehensive site plan application
  • Preparation of Written Correspondence with outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc. Also includes preparation of technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer License preferred
  • 6+ years of commercial site design and permitting experience
  • Experience designing both big-box and pad retail sites; urban infill experience strongly preferred; with limited supervision and the ability to compile a full set of civil site plan documents
  • Must have the ability to understand and implement jurisdictional requirements in the design of retail and commercial projects
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (Civil 3D is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the planning and zoning process
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with team members
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies and review professionals Strong organizational skills
  • Design and drafting capabilities
  • Proficient in Hydraflow and/or HydraCAD
  • Grading and drainage design skills
  • Must be capable of using Microsoft Project to prepare permitting critical path and Gantt charts 
  • Familiar with the use of AutoCAD (X-Refs, Layers, Raster images, plot files, etc.) to assist in the production of site plan drawings. The use of Truck Turning & Modeling software is a plus
  • Proficient in the use of the following design tools for site engineering- Civil 30, HEC-RAS, Water CAD, Excel, Various Nomographs, and Gravity Flow - Hydraulic Analysis, Manning's Equation

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