Civil Design Engineer (Land Development)

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Job Summary

RIC is seeking a design engineer for a mentored role in engineering design and analysis of private land development projects primarily throughout the KC Metro and surrounding region. This position will work on a dynamic team of professionals to provide assistance in the development and drafting of design plans and reports for a variety of project types including commercial, retail, multifamily, mixed use, industrial and more. Areas of emphasis include site design, roadway design, utility design, grading and erosion control plans, storm sewer design, and water quality BMP design. As a design engineer, you will have the opportunity to gain diverse design knowledge which will help you as you grow in your career and prepare for your PE exam. We are seeking an individual who shares our passion for a high-quality work product and enjoys a fun fast-paced work environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work effectively and professionally with internal team members and external client personnel
  • Attend client meetings, planning commission meetings, city council meetings
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish, acting as project engineer
  • Use Civil 3D Pipe Networks to design horizontal and vertical alignments for stormwater, sanitary, and water mains on-site development projects
  • Perform field assessment of existing infrastructure and construction observation
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and modeling, including stormwater detention and water quality BMP design
  • Assist with site grading and design
  • Assist with shop drawing review
  • Prepare technical reports such as storm reports and SWPPPs
  • Assist with permit applications
  • Prioritize project deadlines


  • 1 year of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience preferred
  • 0 – 7 years of related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software
  • Ability to develop GIS, CAD, and data management skills
  • Basic knowledge of civil engineering concepts
  • Basic knowledge of the latest computer operating systems, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Strong problem-solving and math skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • EI certification preferred


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Bi-Annual Bonuses

Job Type


At this time, RIC will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

RIC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to