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Land Planner / Land Planning CAD Drafter - Civil Land Development Projects

Civil Land Development " Residential and Commercial Site Development Projects
Sacramento California

Position Title: Land Planner / Land Planning CAD Drafter
Office Location: Sacramento California
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 highly skilled and experienced Land Planner / Land Planning CAD Drafter skilled in civil land development site planning, specific preparation, entitlements, and mapping to join our thriving and growing Sacramento CA office.

The qualified and success Land Planner / Land Planning CAD Drafter will possess the following background, skills, and experience:

1. Bachelors or Masters degree in urban planning, environmental planning, landscape architecture, architecture, public policy, business, law, graphic art or closely related field. (Strongly Preferred)
2. Must have a minimum of 4+ years of Land Planning work experience within the civil land development field (Required)
3. Must be experience in writing and reviewing land use documents.
4. Must be well versed in the entitlement of civil land development projects.
5. Experience in creation of graphics and renderings using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
6. Skilled in ArcGIS (preferred), Autodesk (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Infrastructure Modeler, and 3D Studio Max)
7. Excellent writing and research skills.
8. In-depth knowledge of land use planning and conceptual site plan renderings
9. Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
10. Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously.
11. Considerable experience in community entitlement and land development or homebuilding process, some public agency experience preferred.
11. Candidates local to the Sacramento, Folsom, and Fresno California areas will receive priority hiring consideration. But we are also open to applicants that are ready and willing to relocate to any of the above listed locations.
12. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without employee sponsorship and/or Visa transfer. Must have US citizenship or Green Card.

Land Planner / Land Planning CAD Drafter overall role and responsibilities:

Supervise and direct all aspects of obtaining discretionary entitlements for civil land development projects up through tentative map approval, including processing of any environmental permits. Responsible for coordinating with all agencies, internal departments and outside consultants to achieve desired civil land development goals.
Assist with large, complex civil land development projects through the entitlement process.
Conduct community engagement.
Coordinate with consultants and Agency staff.
Respond to Agency comments.
Create supporting graphics and renderings of civil land development projects
Prepare draft Findings.
Conduct field visits.


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 three operating office in Northern California 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 turnover.

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 land planning & CAD Drafting background, skills, and experience to jcameron(AT) Our Hiring Manager will contact you promptly for interview coordination.

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

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