Dec 31, 2021

Senior Civil Engineer

  • Tesla
  • Fremont, CA, USA
Full time Engineering Civil Engineer

Job Description

Role: Sr. Civil Engineer


  • Promote and protect Tesla’s reputation as a cutting-edge company producing the world’s most exciting cars and shifting the paradigm of personal transportation worldwide
  • Manage multiple projects throughout planning, design, bid, and construction phases
  • Define and plan project work scope, schedules, budget, and resource requirements
  • Independently develop high quality civil engineering products including construction document drawings, specifications, narratives, and calculations
  • Effectively and proactively communicate project needs, changes, and status to internal and external team members
  • Review drawings and proposals by vendors, engineers, and architects, and drive multi-disciplinary coordination


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Registered and in good standing as a Professional Engineer (PE) and able to acquire their PE in CA and NV within three months
  • 5+ yrs of hands-on experience building high-tech/industrial infrastructure and operational facilities (semiconductor, solar, battery, etc.)
  • Experience in civil engineering design, stormwater management plans, stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP), heavy civil, wastewater, and manufacturing operational construction
  • Site development background with experience in design of roadway, grading, pavement, sewer, storm drainage, water, erosion and sediment control, and traffic plans
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D for civil design
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and timelines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and interface at an executive level within a diverse team
  • Ability to uphold the use of standards and escalate issues in a timely fashion
  • Desire to do the impossible with a positive and professional “never say die” attitude
  • Demonstrates an “outside the box” problem solving approach; develop alternative and innovative design solutions
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Additional European or Asian language a plus
  • Clean, valid driver’s license
  • Experience in jurisdictions local to Tesla factory sites, including Gigafactory 1, Fremont, and Buffalo
  • Experience in heavy infrastructure and transportation design
  • Experience in transportation and traffic analysis from local to regional scales
  • Experience in project sites with multi-users and modes of transportation

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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