Design Engineer
christopher consultants, ltd - Lanham, MD

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DESCRIPTION

christopher consultants is looking for a Junior Design Engineer in our Lanham, MD office.

DUTIES

Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
  • Zoning Reviews of municipal zoning and land development ordinances and applicable agency regulations to determine land development limitations for the property
  • Site Investigation & Due Diligence, including the review of ordinances, utility service research, outside agency regulations and site visits to establish comprehensive development guidelines
  • Preparation of Concept Design drawings based upon client's development objectives and conclusions of due diligence. Involves preparation of concept design plan, including coordination with AutoCAD drafters
  • Design of Stormwater Management & Stormwater Conveyance Systems, including use of AutoCAD/C3D and Hydrology design software. Skills should include preparation of pipe sizing calculations for stormwater conveyance systems, including drainage area maps, surface runoff coefficients, invert, slope, velocity & hydraulic grade line evaluation using the Rational Method & Manning's Equation.
  • Knowledge of stormwater management design regulations - includes County, SCD and governing municipality
  • Grading Design to ensure value engineering is achieved through earthwork analysis, and site safety is accomplished through the use of appropriate design slopes
  • Design of Utility Systems, including stormwater conveyance, sanitary sewer service, water, gas, telephone service, etc. Also involves determination and resolution of vertical and horizontal utility conflicts that may exist
  • Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Design, including stability calculations, Best Management Practices, swale design, spillway design, and determination of construction sequence
  • Preparation of Construction Cost Estimates based upon site plan drawings as required for bonding and client purposes
  • Project Coordination, including conferring with client, attorney and project team for the purpose of preparing a comprehensive site plan application
  • Preparation of Written Correspondence with outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc. Also includes preparation of technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Skills/Knowledge:
  • Design and drafting capabilities.
  • Proficient in Hydraflow and/or HydraCAD.
  • Grading and drainage design skills.
Technical Skills:
  • Must be capable of using Microsoft Project for the purpose of preparing permitting critical path and Gantt charts.
  • Familiar with the use of AutoCAD
  • Proficient in the use of the following design tools for site engineering:
o Civil 3D
o HEC-RAS
o Water CAD
o Excel
o Various Nomographs
o Gravity Flow - Hydraulic Analysis, Manning's

Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
  • Zoning Reviews of municipal zoning and land development ordinances and applicable agency regulations to determine land development limitations for the property
  • Site Investigation & Due Diligence, including the review of ordinances, utility service research, outside agency regulations and site visits to establish comprehensive development guidelines
  • Preparation of Concept Design drawings based upon client's development objectives and conclusions of due diligence. Involves preparation of concept design plan, including coordination with AutoCAD drafters
  • Design of Stormwater Management & Stormwater Conveyance Systems, including use of AutoCAD/C3D and Hydrology design software. Skills should include preparation of pipe sizing calculations for stormwater conveyance systems, including drainage area maps, surface runoff coefficients, invert, slope, velocity & hydraulic grade line evaluation using the Rational Method & Manning's Equation.
  • Knowledge of stormwater management design regulations - includes County, SCD and governing municipality
  • Grading Design to ensure value engineering is achieved through earthwork analysis, and site safety is accomplished through the use of appropriate design slopes
  • Design of Utility Systems, including stormwater conveyance, sanitary sewer service, water, gas, telephone service, etc. Also involves determination and resolution of vertical and horizontal utility conflicts that may exist
  • Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Design, including stability calculations, Best Management Practices, swale design, spillway design, and determination of construction sequence
  • Preparation of Construction Cost Estimates based upon site plan drawings as required for bonding and client purposes
  • Project Coordination, including conferring with client, attorney and project team for the purpose of preparing a comprehensive site plan application
  • Preparation of Written Correspondence with outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc. Also includes preparation of technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports
  • Other duties as assigned

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