Civil Engineer I

Date Posted: Mar 26, 2024

  • Job Structure On-site
  • Job Location Knoxville, TN

Job Description

Job Summary: As a Civil Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, planning, and overseeing construction projects, such as roads, bridges, buildings, and infrastructure. You will work closely with architects, urban planners, and construction teams to ensure projects are completed safely, efficiently, and within budget. Your expertise in engineering principles, project management, and regulatory compliance will be essential in delivering high-quality infrastructure that meets the needs of communities and stakeholders.


  1. Project Planning: Develop project plans, including feasibility studies, cost estimates, and timelines, to guide the execution of construction projects.
  2. Design: Prepare detailed designs and specifications for civil engineering projects, including structural elements, drainage systems, and utility networks.
  3. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with building codes, zoning regulations, environmental policies, and safety standards throughout the project lifecycle.
  4. Site Investigation: Conduct site investigations and surveys to assess site conditions, identify constraints, and inform the design process.
  5. Construction Oversight: Supervise construction activities, monitor progress, and resolve technical issues to ensure projects are completed according to specifications and within budget.
  6. Quality Assurance: Perform quality control inspections and tests to verify the integrity and safety of construction materials and workmanship.
  7. Risk Management: Identify potential risks and hazards associated with construction projects and develop mitigation strategies to minimize their impact.
  8. Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with clients, government agencies, contractors, and other stakeholders to address concerns, obtain approvals, and facilitate project delivery.
  9. Budget Management: Manage project budgets, track expenses, and identify cost-saving opportunities to optimize project economics.
  10. Documentation: Maintain accurate records, including project documentation, drawings, and reports, to document project progress and ensure accountability.


  1. Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Advanced degrees or professional certifications are advantageous.
  2. Experience: Proven experience (ideally 2+ years) in civil engineering, with a focus on infrastructure design and construction.
  3. Technical Skills:
  • Proficiency in civil engineering software, such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Revit, for design and drafting.
    • Strong knowledge of engineering principles, construction techniques, and materials.
    • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies for planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
  1. Analytical Abilities: Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex issues and develop effective solutions.
  2. Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information clearly and effectively to diverse audiences.
  3. Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams and coordinate with stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
  4. Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and accuracy in design calculations, drawings, and specifications.
  5. Regulatory Knowledge: Understanding of regulatory requirements and permitting processes related to civil engineering projects.
  6. Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing project requirements, priorities, and deadlines in a dynamic work environment.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • The chance to work on diverse and impactful projects that shape communities
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment with opportunities for creativity and innovation

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