Senior Civil Engineer at Arcadis U.S.Inc. in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Arcadis is seeking candidates for a Senior Civil Engineering role who have at least 10 years of relevant experience to join our Water Business Line - Water Management team in Virginia.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated engineer to join our nationally recognized technical staff and utilize their expertise and knowledge of flood control infrastructure design & construction for career growth.

The candidate should have experience ranging from concept level planning to the preparation of detailed engineering designs and construction specifications for heavy civil infrastructure projects. Project examples may include demolition, rehabilitation, and/or new construction of levees, floodwalls, waterways, reservoirs, locks, dams, drainage systems, and roadways. The Civil Engineer position will be focused on project layout, geometrics, and survey control; grading and drainage design; subsurface utility coordination and relocation; pavements, ground improvement measures, and slope stabilization systems; and erosion and sediment control measures.

This role will be responsible for preparing engineering reports, design calculations, design drawings, and contract specifications in accordance with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers design publications, similar guidelines from other federal and/or state agencies or international equivalents and overseeing the preparation of construction quantity takeoffs and construction cost estimates. The candidate must possess technical proficiency in at least one of the following civil design tools and the corresponding CAD platform with an interest in becoming proficient in both: Bentley® OpenRoads Designer (MicroStation Connect Edition), AutoDesk® Civil 3D (AutoCAD).

Finally, the Civil Engineer plays an important role on our engineering teams to produce well thought-out designs and quality drawing packages needed to control project construction and deliver critical solutions for our clients. With this in mind, the Civil Engineer must develop a solid awareness of the interconnections of the systems being designed in order to help the team manage the effects of design development and impacts of change.

Role accountabilities:


  • Experience with preparing the civil drawings and specifications for heavy civil construction projects, assembling procurement documents, issuing addenda during solicitation of bids/tender, preparing conformed construction contract documents, and following a structured quality control process.
  • Ability to oversee the work of CADD Drafters and junior engineers, and actively coordinate and collaborate with other disciplines and take the lead in delivering integrated designs and construction documents.
  • Understanding of and ability to identify and manage the reach of design change effects.
  • Experience with preparing 3D models in either Bentley® OpenRoads Designer, or AutoDesk® Civil 3D is also desirable.
  • Disciplined approach to file management and quality process documentation.
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience with large heavy civil infrastructure projects. Roadway design experience is also very transferrable to this type of work. Site development and utilities experience is also desirable.
  • Professional Licensure in any US state or territory.
Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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