Civil Engineer P.E. – Land Development | Pittsburgh, PA

Ideal Candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in Land Development related to Residential, Commercial, Municipal design projects.

The Civil Engineer position contributes to Land Development projects by preparing engineering design plans and documents in accordance with client and company specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs, and prepares construction documents for Land Development, Residential and Commercial projects related to grading plans, street profiles, sanitary and storm water designs, and erosion & sediment pollution control plans, storm water management calculations, pipeline permitting in PA, OH, WV. Designs for construction projects by studying project concept, architectural drawings, and models.

  • Prepares engineering design by collecting and studying reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs and tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and related topographical and geologic data.

  • Determines project costs by calculating labor, material, and related costs.

  • Prepares feasibility study by analyzing engineering design; conducting environmental impact studies; assembling data.

  • Prepares engineering documents by developing construction specifications, plans, and schedules.

  • Confirms adherence to construction specifications and safety standards by monitoring project progress; inspecting construction site; verifying calculations and placements.

  • Fulfills project requirements by training and guiding operators.

  • Maintains operations by enforcing project and operational policies and procedures.

  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Maintains project data base by writing computer programs; entering data; completing backups.

  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.


B.S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited university. Professional registration (P.E.) is preferred.

Qualified candidate will have 2-4 years of Civil Engineering experience in similar design project.

Proficiency with AutoCAD, Design Skills, Site Development, Planning, Conceptual Skills, Legal Compliance, and Drafting required. Valid driver’s license required. Candidates must display excellent communication skills and strong customer facing personality in order effectively work with clients and team members. Candidates must also display strong organizational skills.

General Requirements:

All employees of the PVE, LLC organization are expected to:

  • Adhere to the company’s Principles of Business and Conduct.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and respect the confidentiality of company and personnel information.

  • Deal professionally and courteously with all internal and/or external contacts.

  • Be punctual to internal and external meetings and site visits.

  • Seek guidance and direction as necessary from manager if needed on expectations around performance of duties.

PVE, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PVE, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.