Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure (Wood E&IS) is recruiting a Project Engineer for our Civil Engineering group in Durham, Wilmington or Charlotte, NC. This individual will be part of our Infrastructure Design Service Line that supports erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, industrial solid waste, dam maintenance and similar needs of our long-term local client base in the Energy Sector. The position relies heavily on team leadership characteristics combined with technical experience with hydrology, hydraulics, grading, and erosion and sediment control design. As a civil engineer, you will be responsible for execution of calculations, design options, reports, agency reviews and construction drawings for civil design projects. Anticipated workload will support regional pursuits and active projects.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Coordinate with senior engineering staff, junior team members, project stakeholders and other disciplines to manage an organized approach to project execution
  • Design erosion and sediment control measures in compliance with state requirements
  • Prepare site grading designs using Civil3D
  • Design hydraulic systems (closed and open conduits) as required
  • Evaluate NOAA data, soil types, topography and land use for calculating hydrologic loads
  • Delineate watershed boundary conditions in the pre and post conditions
  • Prepare reports and summaries of findings for use by the full design team
  • Evaluate design options and understand cost/benefit of solutions
  • Design stormwater management facilities based regulatory requirements and client needs
  • Prepare permit applications and respond to agency (owner) comments in design
  • Negotiate with the client to provide cost effective solutions
  • Prepare construction drawings and specifications to implement designs
  • Prepare scope of work and costing documents for proposals

Skills / Qualifications

Desired Qualifications :
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 4-8 years of professional engineering experience, and experience with erosion and sediment control, site grading and stormwater management in North Carolina
  • Proficient with recent software versions of AutoCAD Civil3D or Microstation, Microsoft Office, and HydroCAD (or similar). Knowledge of Hydraflow Storm Sewers Hydraflow Hydrographs, HEC-RAS and/or HEC-HMS is a plus
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, or able to obtain within 1 year
  • Ability to coordinate efforts in multi-disciplined work
  • Time management skills to monitor project's critical path
  • Perform routine monitoring of a project's financial health and adjust efforts accordingly
  • Ability to estimate work effort remaining on ongoing projects for staff scheduling procedures
  • Ability to recognize a project's critical path
  • Adhere to corporate/office standards for safety and quality of work
  • Set a high standard for product excellence
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience with industrial solid waste landfills is a plus

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.