Civil Designer

Bnsf Logistics LLC Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 11 months ago

Civil Designer

Southlake, TX

Primary Functions:

The primary purpose of this position is to prepare draft detailed dimensional drawings for projects and ensure conformance to specifications/customer requirements.

Education and/or Experience


Associates or technology degree desired in such disciplines as engineering technology, etc. plus 5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Organize and interpret survey and engineering data to prepare clear and concise design drawings such as site plans, grading and drainage plans etc. using Autodesk Civil 3D

  • Conduct site evaluation using existing company technologies independently

  • Assist in the assembly of drawing packages and production of drawing sets that will be submitted to customer, contractor or field crews and insert instructions and comments into drawings.

  • Design and draft laydown sites for the storage of wind turbine components using AutoCAD and perform site analysis using AutoTurn

  • Create, edit, or import data into the Enterprise GIS and related databases using ArcGIS

  • Prepare clear and concise engineering reports, technical documentation and presentations. Communicate with appropriate parties as needed verbally or by written means.

  • Recognize and implement improved processes and best practices

  • Designs are balancing design objectives such as cost, weight, size, complexity, and versatility.

  • Knowledge of materials and governing specifications for those materials.

  • Show the ability to manage tasks for assignments.

  • Learn about industry requirements (AAR, AREMA, AASHTO, DOT, ASTM AWS D15), equipment and the freight car industry.

  • Stay updated on industry news and trends, products, services, competitor and information relevant to the industry.

  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

BNSF Logistics offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Competitive pay

  • Comprehensive health benefits package

  • 401(k) plan with employer match

  • Flexible spending account

  • Company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Employee discounts on autos, travel, electronics, insurance, etc.

  • Tuition assistance

  • Professional training staff with an industry leading Learning Management System

  • Company culture that recognizes its employees

ABOUT BNSF Logistics:

BNSF Logistics is an industry-leading transportation intermediary, committed to providing value to each of our customers through professional acumen, entrepreneurial drive, and individual commitment. We are one of the fastest growing 3PLs in North America and pride ourselves on service flexibility and modal breadth. BNSF Logistics is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC.

Our Purpose: We Deliver What Matters

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Protect the well-being of ourselves and others

  • Drive innovation and embrace transformation

  • Respect and serve everyone

  • Keep our commitments

  • Celebrate and enjoy the journey

  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive community

BNSF Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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