Civil Designer - Mid-Level

Jacobs Engineering Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice therefore we have a need for a civil designer to assist on civil engineering projects.

  • Directs others personnel in routine engineering/design work as they are assigned by the design supervisor or Project Manager

  • Oversees drawings produced by others as well as producing drawings

  • Leads and coordinates design for projects

  • Assures deliverables are prepared in compliance with established standards, checked and readied for issue on schedule

  • Works closely with assigned designers to develop design drawings for projects

  • Assists design supervisor and Project Manager on proposals as directed

  • Responsible for drawing package correctness and quality

  • Lead position for assigned design projects

  • Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements

  • Assigns project personnel to specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, project design, preparation of specifications and technical plans, and product testing

  • Reviews project design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer contract requirements, and related specifications

  • Coordinates activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems

  • Directs integration of technical activities and products

  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases

  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget

  • Prepares interim and completion project reports

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs

  • Previous quality checking experience

  • Other job functions as assigned

  • A minimum of 8 years of design experience or equivalent is required

  • Advanced knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCad and AVEVA E3D is required

  • Capable of directing other designers

  • Good oral and written communication skills is required

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required

  • Capable of acting as a Design Supervisor as required

  • Must be able to complete assigned projects on time and within budgets

  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously required

  • Degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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Civil Designer - Mid-Level

Jacobs Engineering