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215 Pitkin, Suite 201, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Design Engineer


Design Engineer

Effective Date



Grand Junction




40 hours
(30 minimum)

Reports TO


Pay Range




Position Purpose / Summary

This position is a multi-discipline opportunity to develop civil engineering skills in a team-oriented atmosphere. Applicants that demonstrate self-motivation and a design to obtain skills and apply them to three-dimensional site modeling with an emphasis on producing high-quality construction documents and written reports. This position also offers mentoring opportunities as part of a path to obtain professional engineering licensure. River City also offers an optional 4-day work week. Pay is hourly with time and a half for hours worked in excess of 40 per week.

Essential job Functions

  • Work primarily in the office utilizing Autocad Civil 3D to design a variety of engineering projects.
  • Develop proficiency in engineering of site grading, streets, sidewalks, parking areas, and utilities.
  • Research and understand code requirements for local jurisdictions, engineering solutions that comply with these requirements.
  • Produce clear and concise submittal plan sets and construction documents.
  • Plan daily activities to meet productivity goals.
  • Communicate with supervisor and office staff about all aspects of the project.
  • Prepare daily time sheets, data logs, expense reports, and field change orders.
  • Occasional work outdoors in variable weather conditions observing construction activities.
  • Create clear and concise reports detailing construction activities.
  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and communicate with clients, subconsultants, site supervisors, and contractors.
  • Adheres to company policies and service line procedures.
  • Follow safety protocols.
  • Participate in department and training.
  • Represent RCC in the field and always embody a professional image.
  • Preserve and enhance the RCC brand through job knowledge.
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Working from home is not optional for entry-level staff, may be considered for experienced staff.
  • Required to work multiple shifts as necessary.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent social skills.

Education, Certification, and Screening Requirements

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • Passing record of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam preferred.
  • Experience in Autocad Civil 3D preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.

how to apply

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