Site/Civil Design Engineer

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Dec 22, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Richmond, 1620 Brook Road, 23220 

Requisition ID: 176081

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking a mid-level to senior level Site/Civil Design Engineer for our Richmond, Virginia office.  The Site/Civil Design Engineer will develop plans, perform design calculations, and assist Team Lead with a variety of site/civil land development engineering projects in the Higher Education and Energy sectors. The Site/Civil Design Engineer will develop grading plans, erosion control plans, stormwater management plans and stormwater pollution prevention plans.



  • Provide technical expertise in site/civil design, hydrology/hydraulics, erosion and sedimentation control, and stormwater management
  • Design and create site layout plans in alignment with client requirements and WSSI standards
  • Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D to develop concept plans, grading plans, and site designs
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure project objectives (scope, schedule, deliverables) are met in accordance with established metrics
  • Coordinate permitting with Counties and local municipalities



  • PE Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in, civil engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 4-10 years Site/Civil Design experience
  • Prior exposure to Higher Education and/or Energy sectors is ideal
  • Proven experience with Virginia codes and regulations, interpreting plans, designing storm water facilities, site grading and permitting for land disturbance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals


Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview



Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: None 



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