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Senior Civil Designer, Residential

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WithersRavenel
Place
Cary, NC
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Added: May 10, 2024

WHY WR? WithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner—which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work. Our employee owners say they love a lot of things about WithersRavenel , but the things most often cited are our amazing people and team-first atmosphere, our focus on their professional development and growth, and our commitment to the communities in which we work and live.


Bring your talent and collaborative spirit and join our team of employee owners at WithersRavenel !


We have an opening for a Senior Civil Designer (Senior Designer) in our Residential Development Practice Area. This is a hybrid position working out of our Cary or Raleigh, North Carolina office.


Senior Designer's support assigned engineers, planners, landscape architects, or other technical positions by providing technical support and translating technical concepts into documentable technical solutions. They will also translate technical notes, sketches, electronic data, and/or other drawings into neat and organized drawings and packages that clearly communicate the technical solutions designed to the project team and client.


Duties And Responsibilities

  • Review data received from senior technical staff and Project Managers (PMs), analyze information, and determine compliance with standards and design concepts
  • Assist with preliminary and completed layouts, design concepts, and detailed design drawings from technical notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet our company and industry standards and codes
  • Research and obtain standards/codes required by client and jurisdiction
  • Work with PMs and technical staff to understand scope of work, schedule, and budget
  • Complete deliverables and project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule, reviewing drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project-related information per our Company policies and procedures
  • Use various applications to generate drawings, reports, or other technical based deliverables based on specific project requirements
  • Follow technical aspects and policies of the Department and Company
  • Analyze technical problems; devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions; and communicate those to supervisor for approval and implementation
  • Participate in civic and community events
  • Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects


Requirements

  • Associate degree or related technical certificate or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of AutoCAD/ AutoCAD Civil3D Experience
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Understand planning and/or design concepts and methods
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to take direction
  • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
  • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications


Working Conditions

The assignment will require occasional evening and weekend work, infrequent job site visits outdoors, and working in collaborative, fast-paced, and client-driven environment.


Physical Requirements

The assignment may occasionally require repetitive physical tasks (such as operating a computer), standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time, extended time travelling in a vehicle, and carrying equipment and materials up to 25 pounds.


The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

WithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.

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