Land Development Engineer

Our Wilmington Land Development team is growing! SEPI is seeking an experienced Land Development Engineer III in our Wilmington, NC office. This position will report to the Wilmington Land Development Manager and will provide technical leadership for site development projects in the commercial and residential markets for private and public sector clients.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Results driven, self-motivated, and team oriented with the ability to work independently;
  • Coordinate closely with Manager to provide technical leadership to the project team in the development of engineering reports, designs, drawings, and project related documents;
  • Utilize Autodesk Civil 3D software to design site development projects and assist in the preparation of project plans;
  • Prepare engineering design calculations in support of projects;
  • Prepares Opinions of Cost;
  • Responsible for conducting Quality Control reviews for plans and documents submitted externally to Clients and review agencies;
  • Schedule and lead project meetings;
  • Prepare private project proposals including the development of project scope, fee, and schedule; and participate in public project pursuits;
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise to the Department.
  • Lead and/or participate in team, department, and company meetings as required;
  • Lead, develop, and implement strategies that will result in improved communication, process management, and effective communication to achieve company, department, team, and project goals;
  • Mentor team members in the design process and technical aspects of the profession;
  • Represent SEPI in communications with Clients and stakeholders, both internal and external;
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.


Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering required from an ABET accredited program;
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of North Carolina. Additional P.E. registrations in South Carolina and Florida, a plus;
  • Possess four to eight (4 – 8) years of progressive design and management of Land Development projects and teams;
  • Advanced proficiency with AutoCAD, including Civil 3D, is required;
  • Preference may be given to those with Wilmington market experience;
  • NC Driver’s License.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Bluebeam REVU;
  • Highly detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under tight deadlines;
  • Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks as assigned;
  • Enjoys working and contributing towards the success of the team;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.


Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach;
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 10-25 pounds occasionally.


Working Conditions:

  • Work in indoor office environment 85% of the time, some field visits and offsite meetings will be required;
  • Moderate noise level;
  • Travel via automobile locally as needed.
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