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The Role

We have an amazing opportunity for a driven and curious Design Engineer II focused on site civil design to support our San Francisco team. The right candidate will have experience from internships or other practical learning opportunities completed during their undergraduate studies and a couple years of relevant experience in design engineering, product engineering or other relevant roles. Their experience will indicate a knowledge of interpreting design briefs and providing multiple iterations of a prototype based on the outlined requirements and a proven record of navigating complex projects. The ideal candidate will have experience using certain CAD software and other relevant technology.

Minimum Skills

  • Typically 2+ years experience delivering engineering and construction projects with solid technical knowledge and skills across the civil industry, including a strong background in condition assessment, planning, rehabilitation, and design

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, sanitary, environmental, chemical or mechanical engineering, or related degree

  • Experience in preparing and advancing plan set packages through all project phases including providing redlines for drafter

  • Exercises sound judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional and innovative work.

  • Ability to apply prescribed techniques and procedures in accordance with established criteria to perform assigned tasks as a part of broader assignments

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex information to non-technical audiences and junior-level staff

  • Working knowledge of Windows, MS Office, and cloud-based collaboration software (Google Apps, Asana, Dropbox, Sharepoint, etc.)

  • Dedication to fostering collaborative relationships with others

  • Ability to travel to other offices/sites as needed

    Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Knowledge of civil design programs (Civil 3D, LDT, Storm and Sewer Analysis, Hydro

    CAD, Flowmasters, Storm CAD, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Graphics programs (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Certifications or other sustainability-oriented accreditation preferred (LEED, EIT, PE,


  • Knowledge of GIS principles

    Expected Outcomes

  • Actively support the performance of projects

  • Execution of all work professionally, safely, and ethically according to company values,

    engineering code of ethics and applicable law

  • Assist project managers to meet scope, schedule, and budget requirements

  • Assist junior staff in gaining experience and expertise in existing and emerging services,

    building and strengthening the team’s competencies

  • Diligent and timely compliance with and implementation of company business practices,

    key among these being time entry

    What We Offer

  • Own a part of the firm with ESOP eligibility after one year

  • Flexible working – with every other Friday off

  • 100% employer-paid portion of competitive base Health plans, including PPO and HMO

    options, and significantly discounted Dental and Vision plans

  • 1% Learning and Development stipend to use as you see fit

  • Generous PTO and 8 paid holidays

  • Automatic 401k enrollment

  • Fun team events, lunches and happy hours to get to know colleagues outside of work

  • A tangible opportunity to truly help the environment!