Civil Graduate Engineer - Public Infrastructure

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
ID 2023-4927
Category
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Regular
Division
Public Infrastructure

Overview

Civil Graduate Engineer- Public Infrastructure

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Graduate Engineer to join our Public Infrastructure team in our Austin, TX office. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. A Civil Graduate Engineer is expected to work on a team providing support to licensed Civil Engineers while learning the company’s standard practices and local agency codes. The Civil Graduate Engineer will spend time involved in public infrastructure projects doing technical calculations, plan and specification production, and assisting in project management tasks. In pursuit of a Professional Engineering license, the applicant needs to be organized, self-motivated, and possess the ability to collaboratively solve complex issues on time and within budget. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist project team in design of public infrastructure such as water & sanitary sewer lines, roadways, water plants, lift stations, wastewater treatment facilities, etc.
  • Assist project team in preparation of construction drawings, technical specifications, and contract documents.
  • Prepare engineering reports, feasibility studies, and utility evaluations
  • Prepare various exhibits and design drawings using AutoCAD Civil3D & Bluebeam
  • Coordination with agency staff and internal support teams on designs, analysis, and issues
  • Utilizing Microsoft Office Suite to develop calculations in Excel, reports and letters in Word, and presentations in PowerPoint
  • Assist with construction drawings using AutoCAD Civil3D including grading plans; plan and profiles; construction details; storm drain, water and sewer facilities; signage and striping plans

Required Skills

  • Outgoing, friendly, approachable (team player)
    • Strong communication skills with team members and clients, demonstrates active listening techniques
    • Proficient in computer software (Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Civil3D, Outlook, Microsoft Project)
    • Competent technical skills required to complete engineering tasks
    • Able to proactively pursue design solutions
    • Ability to be open to other's ideas and willing to compromise
    • Detail-oriented but also flexible enough to be big picture/conceptual
    • Able to compromise and accept other’s ideas
    • Good reputation amongst peers, clients, and agencies
    • Able to follow general directions and guidelines for the firm’s policies, practices, and procedures
    • A supportive team member with the ability to work both independently and within a collaborative environment

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or the ability to obtain within 6-12 months
  • Engineer-in-Training Certificate, or the ability to obtain within 6-12 months
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D software

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, battery storage, EV, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from over 25 offices across the U.S.

 

In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.

 

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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