Project Engineer

Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
ID 2024-5573
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Land Development


Project Engineer - Las Vegas, Nevada

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join our Residential Land Development team in Las Vegas, Nevada. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepare site and subdivision plans for residential, commercial, and industrial projects
• Apply experience with stormwater management, storm sewer plans and profiles, outfall analysis, sanitary sewer plans and patterns, water line plans and patterns, water network analysis, public street design, pavement striping, and signage plans
• Review local zoning codes, preliminary entitlements, process requirement submittals, and permitting requirements
• Assist in maintaining client relationships by providing exceptional services and quality performance through our deliverables
• Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to meet deadlines and provide high-quality service to the client
• Prepares detailed construction drawings using AutoCAD Civil 3D
• Identify applicable codes, standards, or other design requirements
• Tracks progress of an assigned task against a defined schedule and budget
• Prepares detailed design calculations and analysis
• Coordinate with other project staff and associated disciplines and/or sub-consultants such as drainage, traffic, water/wastewater, structural and survey
• Coordinates with government agencies, utility providers, or other outside agencies
• Depending on experience, provide some coordination with Client and/or Architect
• Performs field reviews and other assessments for use in design
• Review plans and prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates
• Participate in contract bidding and administration and provides limited observation during construction
• Supervise the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project
• Mentor and train designers
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills

• Proficient in Autodesk Civil 3D
• Project organization and time management skills

Required Experience

• 5+ years of experience in land development engineering
• P.E. license in Nevada or able to obtain within 6 months of hire

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

At Westwood, our purpose is to create a better world for people through our work. We transform the energy grid, design resilient infrastructure, and develop communities that will flourish today and for future generations. With over 50 years of experience and a legacy of innovation, we stand at the forefront of our industry, dedicated to understanding the unique needs of the markets we serve.

Our approach revolves around people. We are committed to building a culture that attracts, retains, and develops high performers. Our team values relationships, innovation, dedication, initiative, and growth. We believe fostering a collaborative “One Team” mentality yields superior outcomes in everything we do.


We customize our technical capabilities and geographic reach to meet our clients where they are and help them realize their vision. We are partners in our clients’ success, driving to provide solutions that make a lasting difference. Safety, sustainability, and operational excellence are not just facets of our work; they are intrinsic to our identity, guiding every decision we make. 


We are deeply invested in the communities we serve. Through our projects and giving-back initiatives, we enrich the lives of those we serve, engage others within our industry, and create a lasting impact on communities around the world. To us, success transcends the completion of projects; it is reflected in the lives we have positively impacted by our work. 


Join us in creating a better world.


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 the industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement in 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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