Civil Designer - Transportation (Springdale)

at Burns & McDonnell in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Burns & McDonnell’s Transportation Practice serves departments of transportation, cities, counties and private industry across the country\. From rural roads to complex urban interchanges, tollways and long\-span bridges, our innovative and cost\-effective solutions help improve mobility and safety on our nation’s roads, highways, trails, bridges and rail systems\. We also provide strategic consulting services to help our clients communicate their vision and secure the funding and support that are critical to their success\. Our comprehensive services include design, design\-build, construction management, environmental planning, feasibility studies, inspection, ITS, permitting, program management, right\-of\-way acquisition, signaling & lighting, stakeholder engagement, strategic consulting, sustainable design, traffic analysis, transportation enhancement, and utility coordination and relocation\.

The Civil Designer will assist in various phases of planning, proposal preparation, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of construction documentation and environmental plans as part of a project team\. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients\.

+ Assist in designing various civil projects including site design, land development, roads, storm drainage systems, storm water management facilities, water and sanitary sewer utility design, sediment and erosion control, and traffic control, airports, and facility design\.

+ Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on nonroutine assignments of substantial variety and complexity\.

+ Assist with a variety of civil assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches\.

+ Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and mark\-ups on ongoing projects\.

+ Assist with analyzing reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects\.

+ Interpret and apply design codes and specifications related to design requirements\.

+ Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule\.

+ Compute volume calculations for excavation, dredging, and upland site grading\.

+ Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts\.

+ Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project\-related information in a logical and well\-structured manner\.

+ All other duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor’s degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or associate’s degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience\.

+ Basic understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables\.

+ Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems\.

+ Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks\.

+ Ability to work collaboratively with others \(Project Managers, Engineers, and Designers\) in a multi\-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives\.

+ Excellent written & verbal communication skills\.

+ Strong analytical and problem\-solving skills, and attention to detail\.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US\-AR\-Springdale

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 211626

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Job Posting: JC184464127

Posted On: May 27, 2021

Updated On: Nov 27, 2021