Jan 01, 2022

Civil Project Engineer

  • Balzer & Associates
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time Civil Engineer

Job Description

At Balzer & Associates we have been delivering design solutions to clients for 53 years.  Professional delivery, enjoyable workplaces, personal client relationships, learning, innovation, community advocacies and outreach are the hallmarks of our Company. 

We work hard to find the right team members to join us at Balzer & Associates to contribute to our mission of serving the community.  We recognize our employees as the essential pillars to our development and success.  We maintain an ever-advancing, flexible, and responsive company culture and are focused on taking exceptional care of, not only our clients, but of our team.

When you join our design team, you are exposed to all aspects of the design process.  As a multidiscipline firm, our staff has the unique opportunity to interact, learn, and grow in a collaborative environment where knowledge is gained every day.  Our diversity of work and disciplines affords our professionals the opportunity to be involved with a wide variety of projects that provide a foundation on which a career can be built.

The Civil Project engineer plans, designs, and directs engineering projects such as roads, water supply, sanitary sewer, and subdivision/site plans by performing the following duties.

We offer a robust benefit package offering medical, dental and supplemental vision; life, short and long term disability; PTO; 401k; paid holidays.


Essential functions:

  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project.
  • Visits project site to ascertain existing conditions.
  • Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.
  • Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and design for project.
  • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observations of work during construction to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans and specifications.
  • Uses computer equipment and engineering and design software and equipment to develop engineering and design solutions.
  • Accompanies survey crew in field to locate grading markers or to collect data required for plans.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Fluent with Civil 3D

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Professional Engineering license from state licensing agency and may be working towards licensure.

Valid Virginia drivers license.

Physical demands:

The employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment:

The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.

The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

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