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Civil Design Engineer

Civil Design Engineer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Civil Design Engineer to join Chantilly’s growing Civil, Water Resources and Solid Waste / Industrial Engineering Group. Candidate would primarily support the design, permitting, bid, and construction of various civil and solid waste facilities including solid waste landfills, pond closures, and decommissioning of dams with an additional focus on geotechnical engineering. The candidate would also provide support for various other civil, environmental and water resources projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with an experienced multidisciplinary group of civil, environmental and water resources engineers in the execution of diverse design projects
  • Develop conceptual and final design documents including reports, calculations and drawing sets
  • Prepare permit applications and interface with regulatory agencies
  • Prepare and QA / QC construction documents, technical specifications and cost estimates
  • Interact with clients
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to facilitate successful project execution
  • Oversee technicians where necessary
  • Some travel / field work may be required (typically local)

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS and / or MS in Civil Engineering / Geotechnical required; Solid waste engineering experience is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • 0-2 years of civil design, geotechnical and / or stormwater management related experience preferred
  • Engineering-in-Training certification preferred
  • Industrial landfill design is a plus
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD, Civil 3D preferred
  • Experience with HELP, GIS, HEC-RAS and HydroCAD is a plus
  • Industrial and Municipal government design experience is a plus
  • Experience with coal combustion residuals is a plus
  • Familiarity with landfill regulations and design is a plus

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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