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Civil Design Engineer


Location: San Luis Obispo

Duties: Responsible for development of project design concepts, plans, reports and specifications for various types of civil engineering projects, such as commercial, industrial and residential development, public works facility improvements including grading, roadway geometric layout, underground utility design, erosion and sediment control, stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), low impact design, post construction stormwater requirements, drainage system design, hydrology and hydraulics design, cost estimating, and preparation of project reports. Provide coordination and communication for clients and agency staff. Manage project scope and budgets; train design and production staff.

Specific Experience: Experience in General Civil Engineering, preparation of reports, improvement plans, quantities and bonding estimates for land development projects. Experience with grading and drainage design, stormwater requirements and regulations, low impact development requirements, and entitlement process.

Key Expectations: Professionalism with a responsible work ethic, clear communication skills, learning and adhering to company Quality Control procedures. Candidate must demonstrate strong design skills including scope, budget and scheduling control, strong project delivery experience including working with design team and consultants, and meeting quality deliverable expectations.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field, California professional registration, minimum of five years of qualifying experience, and demonstrate proficiency in Civil 3D 2024.

Compensation: $85,000 - $115,000 depending on experience

About Wallace Group: Wallace Group is a reflection of our community. We are active volunteers and leaders in our business and personal communities and we have a commitment to the long-term health and viability of our built environment.

Like our community, we are diversified, with professionals in Civil & Transportation Engineering, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Planning, Public Works Administration, Surveying, and Water Resources. We understand the importance of thoughtful collaboration and coordination in order to deliver meaningful, elegant and cost-effective design and engineering solutions, for the needs of our community.

Since our founding in 1984, our focus and passion has centered on people. We value our long-standing client partnerships and continue to demonstrate integrity, fairness and reliability to them and amongst our staff. At Wallace Group, our work reflects our Dedication to Service and results in highly implementable, high-quality products and built projects.

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