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Join us! CLH design, a diverse and collaborative landscape architecture and civil engineering firm with young and young at heart professionals is looking for a Civil Designer, Civil Engineer, Landscape Architect Project Manager, and Construction Administrator! Becoming a member of our team means being a part of rewarding projects in a progressive and creative work culture. Check out these openings below!

Civil Designer

We are seeking a driven and detail oriented Civil Designer. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in all aspects of site design, including grading, erosion control, storm drainage, water and sewer utilities, and other related site improvements for high profile community and educational clients.  CLH design is a diverse, collaborative firm with young and young at heart professionals who thrive in our collaborative, team-oriented environment. In an effort to accommodate the varying needs of our employees, we offer a flexible work environment with the capability for employees to work from home part-time.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited College/University.
  • NC Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineer-in Training (EIT) on track to obtain PE within 2 to 3 years.
  • 1 to 4 years of experience specifically related to site design.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to successfully interact with clients, regulators, the public and design team members.
  • Ability and desire to collaborate with in-house Landscape Architects in small multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and be legally able to work in the United States of America.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform site design from conceptual through construction document phases utilizing AutoCAD software.
  • Perform design calculations (water, sewer and storm drainage hydraulic modeling, SCMs, erosion control, etc.) and prepare report figures and exhibits.
  • Perform review of drawings, specifications, calculations and other engineering documents.
  • Generate correspondence, attend meetings and serve as a point of contact for clients, review agencies, contractors, the public, and design team members.
  • Prepare, submit and track required site and utility permits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and follow highly complex written and oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and utilities operations as applied to the development, design and construction.
  • Knowledge of current codes and regulatory standards governing the state’s building construction industry.
  • Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files.
  • Ability to access, operate and maintain various software applications.
  • Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in operating various specialized software and office equipment, e.g., large format plotters, AutoCAD-Civil3D, Hydraflow, Bentley WaterCAD, Microsoft Office/Excel.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented office and establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental personnel, management, contractors, consultants and the general public.

Interested candidates please send resume to [email protected].

Civil Engineer

We are seeking a driven and detail oriented Civil Engineer. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in all aspects of site design, including grading, erosion control, storm drainage, water and sewer utilities, and other related site improvements for high profile community and educational clients.  CLH design is a diverse, collaborative firm with young and young at heart professionals who thrive in our collaborative, team-oriented environment. In an effort to accommodate the varying needs of our employees, we offer a flexible work environment with the capability for employees to work from home part-time.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited College/University.
  • NC Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineer-in Training (EIT) on track to obtain PE within one year.
  • 4 to 10 years of experience specifically related to site design.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to successfully interact with clients, regulators, the public and design team members.
  • Ability and desire to collaborate with in-house Landscape Architects in small multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and be legally able to work in the United States of America.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform site design from conceptual through construction document phases utilizing AutoCAD software.
  • Perform design calculations (i.e., water, sewer and storm drainage hydraulic modeling, SCMs, erosion control, etc.) and prepare report figures and exhibits.
  • Perform review of drawings, specifications, calculations and other engineering documents.
  • Generate correspondence, attend meetings and serve as a point of contact for clients, review agencies, contractors, the public, and design team members.
  • Prepare, submit and track required site and utility permits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and follow highly complex written and oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and utilities operations as applied to the development, design and construction.
  • Knowledge of current codes and regulatory standards governing the state’s building construction industry.
  • Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files.
  • Ability to access, operate and maintain various software applications.
  • Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in operating various specialized software and office equipment, e.g., large format plotters, AutoCAD-Civil3D, Hydraflow, Bentley WaterCAD, Microsoft Office/Excel.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented office and establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental personnel, management, contractors, consultants and the general public.

Interested candidates please send resume to [email protected].

We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Landscape Architect Project Manager. The candidate will get to work on public sector projects including K-12 and higher education campuses, various civic/community service facilities and parks.

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of site design experience with the ability to manage multiple site design projects concurrently.  Projects are deadline driven.  The ability to work as part of a team while also having plenty of your own initiative is extremely important.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, or a related field from an accredited College/University.
  • Five to ten years of experience in the landscape architecture or civil engineering industry.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience or knowledge of SketchUp, Civil 3D, and Adobe Creative Suite software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to successfully interact with clients and team members.
  • Knowledge of site design principles.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and be legally able to work in the United States of America.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will perform a variety of design functions related to landscape architecture and civil engineering, including:

  • Perform survey and drafting operations, including redline mark-ups, as related to site design.
  • Research and compile records and field data for the preparation of construction plans; develops and drafts engineering plans and drawings; develop permit applications and generate correspondence.
  • Prepare complex site design drawings for public sector civil engineering and landscape architecture projects.
  • Maintain active communication with contractors, engineers, landscape architects, surveyors, government agencies, and the general public for any engineering, surveying or construction issues.
  • Perform routine AutoCAD and computer software maintenance and troubleshooting; maintain updated working and technical knowledge of all enhancements and procedural changes to software and hardware applications.
  • Perform other related duties as directed.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and follow highly complex written and oral instructions.
  • Enhanced knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and landscape architecture.
  • Knowledge of current codes and regulatory standards governing the state’s building construction industry as they relate to CAD drafting.
  • Skill in maintaining, updating, evaluating, and operating all AutoCAD software and equipment.
  • Ability to read, update, and maintain various records and files.
  • Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment, e.g., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, and facsimile machines.
  • Skill in operating various specialized software and office equipment, e.g., large format plotters, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental personnel, management, contractors, consultants and the general public.

Interested candidates please send resume to [email protected].

Construction Administrator

Do you enjoy being in the field and watching projects come to life? Then our Construction Administrator is the position for you. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated project experience within the construction industry and have knowledge of site design principles.  The candidate can expect to work on a broad range of public sector projects including K-12 and higher education campuses, various municipal/community service facilities and parks.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum education of high school graduate, GED or technical college graduate. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Administration, or a related field from an accredited college/university preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated to successfully interact with clients and team members.
  • Self-directed and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong experience in the construction industry with construction management/administration training preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and be legally able to work in the United States of America.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review shop drawings and product submittal data.
  • Observe construction and generate written field reports.
  • Generate written punch-list inspections.
  • Review pay applications, RFI’s and change proposals.
  • Generate correspondence to contractors, clients and team members.
  • Maintain active communication with contractors, clients and team members for any construction related issues.
  • Ability to generate plan revisions and bulletin drawings using AutoCAD.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of site design principles and construction practices.
  • Knowledge of current codes and regulatory standards governing the state’s building construction industry.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications.
  • Ability to read, update and maintain various records and files.
  • Ability to access, operate and maintain various software applications.
  • Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in operating various specialized software and office equipment, e.g., large format plotters, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office/Excel.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, clients, and team members.

Interested candidates please send resume to [email protected].

CLH specializes in collaborative civil engineering and landscape architecture for rewarding community and educational projects.  Our 21-person staff consists of young and young at heart individuals working together in a team environment. We offer an attractive salary/benefits package, including medical, dental, life and Simple IRA with company match, learning opportunities, and much more.  Becoming a member of our team means being a part of dynamic and fulfilling projects in a progressive and collaborative work culture. Join us!

CLH design is an equal opportunity employer.