24 Civil Engineer jobs in Los Angeles - USA

Civil Engineer jobs in Los Angeles

Our Client which is an international company looking for Civil Engineers who will be based in USA.

Job Reference number: USA -4445- 18

Job Field: Engineering, Architecture & Planning


Civil Engineer Job Description

Under general supervision, performs responsible supervisory work, or difficult and responsible work, in civil engineering, such as the following:


  • Prepares designs, plans, and specifications for Civil/Structural Construction projects related to new construction or renovations.
  • Prepares budget and construction bid estimates for civil/structural projects and reviews consultant cost estimates.
  • Acts as an expert consultant on structural design and analysis.
  • Reviews shop drawings submitted by Contractors.
  • Conducts field investigations for civil/structural problems at facilities.
  • Reviews consultant's designs and specifications of existing and new structures.
  • Performs computations and structural analyses of various structures.
  • Supervises and conducts field survey and construction inspections.
  • Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of subordinates.
  • Engages in or supervises the conduct or supervises the conduct of complex and important research, investigations, studies or examinations related to the engineering functions or activities of the Bureau/Agency.
  • Prepares studies and reports on load effects, strength of materials, structural safety, elasticity, creep, deformation, flow, fracture, fatigue, etc.



    Desired Skills and Experience


Site/civil development design including grading, roadway, storm water management systems design, hydraulic and hydrology design, erosion and sediment control design and water distribution system design.

Preparation of all associated calculations, reports and spreadsheets.

Collaborating and managing design teams in all aspects of a given project to develop detailed design documents for construction plans.

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Ability to conduct code research, write specifications, and obtain permits (familiarity with New York City and State permitting process a plus).


Required Experience


B.S. in Civil Engineering required.

2 years of experience required

Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation, InRoads and Microsoft office is required.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work in a team environment.



Minimum Qual Requirements


2 years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; and

Degree in civil engineering

Special Note:

In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.


Preferred Skills


- Driver’s license.

- Strong background in structural engineering principles / application as they relate to the    rehabilitation of existing and construction of new buildings.

- Excellent communication, organization and writing skills.

- Demonstrated ability/potential to work effectively and motivate project teams in supporting roles.




Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Support substation (energy) projects from civil and structural engineering standpoint

Design and engineer foundations and supporting structures for equipment

Work closely with designers and draftsmen to review/prepare IFC drawings

Support licensing and permitting efforts

Provide guidance for station grading, storm water etc.

Prepare calculation packages for shallow and deep foundations based on soil conditions

Work closely with electrical engineers to help with physical design

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Utilize finite element method structural programs to design substation above ground steel structures


Capabilities and Credentials:

Owners Engineer experience is preferred

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field of study

2 years of engineering experience in a consulting environment, providing multidisciplinary EPCM services to the electrical utility sector

Experience with design of substation above ground steel structures and engineer foundations is required

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Be able to demonstrate solid leadership and communication skills

Well versed in commonly used project delivery models

Strong understanding and experienced in planning/scheduling techniques; earned value methods;  and cost and risk management

Experience working with a major electrical utility would be desirable


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