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Assistant Civil Engineer - Civil Land Development ( Fresno CA)

  • TJG Civil Engineers and Land Planners
  • 02/07/19
  • Fresno, CA
  • 93711
  • DOE / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Opening: Assistant Civil Engineer with Civil Land Development Background / Experience (Entry Level Role)

Office Location: Fresno, California 93711

Term: Full Time Permanent Employment

Compensation: Highly competitive base compensation plus comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, LTD, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) match, Profit Sharing, & Performance Bonuses)

Top ranked, prestigious and numerous award-winning Civil Engineering Land Development firm actively seeks entry level civil engineer with interest or experience in civil land development projects such as residential subdivisions and commercial site developments to join our thriving Fresno, CA office. This Junior Civil Engineer will assist in civil engineering projects by performing the following duties and responsibilities listed below; and will typically report to an associate or senior civil engineer operating under general direct supervision.

Required Assistant Civil Engineer Qualifications and Experience:

- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an accredited four-year college or university

- At least two (2) years of civil engineering industry work experience or internship experience

- Proficient working knowledge of AutoCAD, Land Desktop, or Civil 3D is strongly preferred

- Past experience performing civil engineering responsibilities such as civil CAD drafting; quantity take-offs; earthwork; grading, drainage and utility design.

- Must have a valid drivers license

- Engineer-In-Training EIT Certification is strongly preferred

- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry and financial functions.

- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

- Candidates local to the Fresno California area will receive priority hiring consideration. But we are also open to applicants that are ready and willing to relocate to the location listed above.

- Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employee sponsorship and/or Visa transfer. Must have US citizenship or Green Card.

Assistant Civil Engineer Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists in client contact and communication pertaining to specific civil engineering land development projects

Assists in the development of probable construction cost estimates for his/her civil engineering projects within the department

Attends client meeting

Assists in the analysis of civil engineering land development reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project

Prepares civil engineering design computations and quantity estimates

Assists in the preparation or modification of civil engineering reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, permits and designs for project

Instructs civil draftspersons/technicians to reduce designs to civil engineering working drawings

Reviews civil engineering construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents

Assists onsite project representative

Uses computer assisted civil engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents

Performs occasional civil cad drafting

Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in quality manual

Other duties may be assigned as necessary to meet business requirements


Our 50 person privately held civil engineering office has been providing civil engineering land development, land planning, and land surveying services for private sector for commercial, office, industrial, institutional, and residential development projects, and to the public sector roads, public works, schools, parks and assessment districts for over 35 years. With our four operating offices in Northern California / Central Valley and our staff has been assembled from the best talent in the fields of engineering, land planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, construction, and business administration. We have completed thousands of projects and have become one of the most respected and progressive engineering firms in this area, growing deep roots in Fresno and the Sacramento Valley.

Our civil engineering land development expertise and services have been provided to a wide variety of clients, including:
Assessment Districts
Cities and Counties
Commercial and Shopping Center Developers
Hospital and Health Care Industry
Office and Industrial Developers
Reclamation Districts
Recreation and Park Districts
Sacramento Regional Transit
Single-Family and Multi-Family Residential Developers
State of California
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Postal Service
Universities and School Districts
Utility Companies


We are a well-established but continually growing company with lots of opportunity for professional advancement and growth. We were acknowledged by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Sacramento / Northern California.

Many of our staff have been working with us for over 15 years or more (We have great employee tenure). We are a very stable company with very few employee turn-over.

We are a family driven business.

We understand that our firms greatest asset are our employees and we treat them as such.

We provide our employees with a top tier compensation package (both salary and benefits package).


For immediate and entirely confidential hiring / employment consideration; please email detailed resume and cover letter detailing your civil engineering land development background, skills, and experience to jcameron(AT) . We will follow up with you promptly for a next step interview.

James Cameron
Civil Engineering Division Lead & Hiring Manager
Email: jcameron(AT)

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