Civil Engineer

Buffalo, New York
65,000+ DOE
May 26, 2022
Jun 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

We have an immediate opening for an Entry Civil Engineer in our Buffalo office.  This position offers the potential for a variety of work experiences with an engineering consulting firm.  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Senior Project Engineer and Project Manager and will be responsible for preparing design work for all phases of land development, civil engineering, and utility design.


  • Work within an internal team to assist the civil design, from design through construction
  • Read, analyze, and interpret technical drawings, manuals, design codes, and documents
  • Assist in creating contract documents for all aspects of land development design, including demolition, new site layout, grading, site utilities, and erosion and sedimentation control
  • Assist writing Engineering Reports and studies, including Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Reports, and technical specifications
  • Create and edit computer aided design drawings in AutoCad Civil 3d modeling software
  • Perform engineering design and calculations
  • Perform quantity takeoffs and cost estimating
  • Model site stormwater with HydroCAD modeling software
  • Perform site visits throughout New York State to field verify information and document existing conditions
  • Perform construction inspection/observation
  • Work with and learn from Watts’ Senior Engineers


  • 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE), preferred
  • Education with a focus on Civil Engineering (or similar), preferred
  • Technical knowledge in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a larger internal/external project team in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail and task oriented, in order to meet deadlines set by others