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Site Development Civil Engineer

GRW Engineers
Lexington, Kentucky
$85,000 - $105,000 +benefits
Closing date
Mar 20, 2024

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Planning & Development
Position Type
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

Are you a motivated and creative Site Development Civil Engineer with a passion for innovation, sustainable design, and environmental responsibility? GRW Engineers, Inc., an expanding, national, multi-disciplined firm has a career opportunity available for a Site Development Civil Engineer at our Lexington, KY headquarters.

GRW is a full-service engineering, architectural, and geospatial consulting firm. The company was founded in 1964 by Mr. G. Reynolds Watkins to provide engineering services to federal, state, municipal, and private industry clients. Since that time, GRW has grown to become a national design firm with offices in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Watkins' insistence on technical excellence and personal service lives on as the guiding principle at GRW. This dedication to service has resulted in repeat clients providing 90 percent of GRW's current workload! Principals and associates representing many disciplines work one-on-one with clients. Close, personal service is the hallmark of GRW's business philosophy.

GRW designs projects to have minimal impact on their surroundings. Our engineers utilize the latest modeling and design tools to analyze various approaches for adapting a project to the land to produce an aesthetically appealing and highly functioning end product. From sites in excess of 100 acres for the Federal Bureau of Prisons to commercial developments for Chick-fil-A, McDonald's and Rite Aid, GRW works beside our clients offering comprehensive civil and site engineering services. Also, as Keeneland's primary engineering firm since the 1960s, GRW's civil/site engineers have played a key role in the development of this combination Thoroughbred racecourse and sales company located in the heart of Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region.

What keeps us on top is our quality of service. Our approach is simple. Our corporate culture is one of close collaboration among our multidisciplinary project teams, combined with strong management leadership. Regardless of size or complexity, we use our diverse insights and perspectives to move projects forward in a timely and cost-effective manner, while using clear and open lines of communication.

GRW offers a challenging work environment combining the latest in engineering concepts with career development to keep personnel up to date with the latest technologies and advancements. Responsibilities will include private and municipal site layout design, preparing geometric layouts, profiles, cross sections, grading designs, drainage calculations, utility and erosion control designs, preliminary and construction plan preparation, and quantity/cost estimates. Site visits and client/public meetings will be included. Your personal capabilities, interest, aptitude, and motivation will determine your professional growth.

GRW is seeking the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors (required) or Masters (preferred) of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) (required) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification (preferred)
  • 5+ years site development design experience in a consulting environment including site layout, grading and drainage design, and utility coordination
  • Clearly communicate client objectives and experience with municipal zoning and land ordinances
  • Civil 3D proficiency including Hydraflow and Storm Sewers for hydrology design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD/Civil 3D and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills to effectively write reports and business correspondence, present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and the general public.
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to plan project resources, maintain schedules and stay within budget
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Desire, motivation and ability to exceed the firm's and clients' expectations
  • Dedication and willingness to continue professional growth

*Hiring bonus provided based on experience.

GRW looks for individuals eager to develop their technical skills and work on teams with other dedicated employees to complete the projects our clients need. Hiring the most qualified employees is important to us and the success of our company.

When you join GRW you'll be working for an award-winning, full-service design consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years serving our regional, national, and occasionally international clients. Our objective is simple. We value our employees and take pride in providing them with the proper resources and tools to help them achieve professional excellence.

This type of opportunity does not become available often! We invite you to apply to join our team!

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