Senior Land Design Civil Engineer

ID 2024-6851
Job Locations
US-NC-Cary | US-NC-Charlotte | US-GA-Atlanta | US-FL-Jacksonville | US-FL-Tampa | US-FL-Mount Dora
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description


Take Your Design Career to the Next Level


Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder’s Design team is looking for you! From bridge and structural engineering to civil, electrical, mechanical, and process engineering, Kleinfelder’s collaborative Design Services create synergy across multiple disciplines.


Step into Your New Role


Kleinfelder is looking for a detail-oriented Senior Land Design Engineer to join our southeast engineering team. With expanding opportunities in the region and a variety of clients, the ideal candidate will join our high achieving, fast-paced team. Excellent communication skills with the willingness to take on responsibilities are valued attributes for this position. The project work will be multi-disciplinary in nature, but experience in traditional industrial/commercial land development, solar, and/or mining is especially relevant.


This is a hybrid office role and can be in Charlotte, Raleigh, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Orlando, or Tampa.


Key responsibilities include:


Under supervision and working with experienced staff, the successful candidate will complete civil engineering designs and the generation of professional plans and specifications, technical calculations, exhibits and reports in the following areas:

  • Site Layout, Grading, Storm Drainage, Water & Sewer Utilities
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Storm Water Best Management Practices
  • Variety of Civil 3D Plans, exhibits, and technical deliverables
  • Municipal and State permitting

And will be supporting clients by:

  • Evaluating design to solve constructability, municipal code, and site challenges.
  • Coordinating with Architects, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineers
  • Performing site visits to perform job scoping and coordination with survey crews, SUE, Geotech, etc.
  • Periodic construction support to include: review of RFIs & Shop Drawings, field inspections, etc.


  • Required, Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
  • Preferred, Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain within 6 months

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with team members
  • Ability to engage in multiple projects to complete successful requirement deliveries
  • Ability to organize priorities and multi-task effectively
  • Pro-actively troubleshoot and problem-solve with practical, client-focused solutions
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies and review professionals 
  • 3-8+ years of related experience in civil engineering
  • Computer skills preferred: AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, WaterCAD, MS Office 


Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.


Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 



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