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Junior Civil Engineer

Junior Civil Engineer

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

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

The Nashville Infrastructure Engineering/Design Services team of Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking a Junior Civil Engineer to support our stormwater engineering practice. The successful candidate must have experience or exposure in stormwater design, civil/site design and construction document development. Clients that we serve range from local/state/federal agencies, various commercial clients, and Class I railroads.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design of industrial/commercial site layouts for private and public clients
  • Development of grading/drainage, storm culverts, storm sewer systems, detention ponds, sediment and erosion control, minor roadway, sewer and water line plans
  • Preparation of engineering reports, plans and specifications for projects
  • Research code requirements, design procedure manuals, and municipality/ agency approval processes
  • Communicate and interact with project team members, clients and reviewing agency officials as required for projects

Skills / Qualifications

Candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited College/University
  • Have a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience or exposure to site and/or transportation development
  • Have an understanding of site drainage, storm water, and utility design
  • Have passed the FE exam and pursuing registration with the goal of obtaining professional licensure
  • Be well organized with the ability to multi-task and have good communication (written and oral) skills
  • Be client-focused and advancement oriented
  • Be proficient or familiar with various software, such as:
    • CAD software: AutoCAD (Civil 3D) and/or Microstation (InRoads)
    • Storm Drainage Software: Hydroflow, Culvertmaster (Pondpack, HY-8, SWMM are a plus)
    • Business software: Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

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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