Project Engineer - Residential/Land Development

Cole is hiring a Project Engineer with land development and residential experience. The candidate must be able to design a residential subdivision from conceptual layout through construction.

This position will be based in our St. Charles office. Under the direction of the Vice President of Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing schedules, meeting project objectives, and coordinating with design team members in the performance of a wide variety of professional engineering services.


  • Perform design of complex civil engineering projects to include site grading, streets, sanitary sewers, pump stations, storm sewers, detention facilities, flood studies, storm channels and other related site improvements;
  • Research and prepare conceptual drawings, preliminary designs, feasibility studies and preliminary cost estimates for residential/commercial/municipal projects.
  • Perform grading, drainage, hydraulic and transportation calculations to support project design.
  • Perform site investigations and analyze site conditions such as creeks, existing structures, off-site issues, utilities, etc.
  • Perform hydraulic modeling in specialized software of pipes, creeks, channels and other drainage or sewer conveyance systems.
  • Perform stormwater detention design calculations.
  • Resolve design conflicts; perform constructability reviews.
  • Perform quantity takeoffs, shop drawing review and prepare bid specifications.
  • Capable of performing quality control reviews of design projects.
  • Maintain project documentation.
  • Provide project status information for Project Manager.
  • Assist in developing project scopes and schedules.
  • Communicate and maintain good client communication
  • Present projects to clients, agencies, municipalities and the general public.


  • Experience in residential design from conceptual design through permitting with regulatory agencies. Experience in retrofitting/upgrading preferred but not required.
  • Sanitary sewer design (plans and profiles).
  • Pump station design experience a plus but not required.
  • Water system design experience a plus but not required.
  • Must have a good understanding of hydraulic design of storm sewers and detention facilities.
  • Understanding of HEC-RAS program and FEMA requirements a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (or equivalent degree and experience)
  • Minimum four years of experience in civil engineering design.
  • EIT License required.
  • Experience with AutoCad, Civil 3DExcel, Word, Hydraulic, Transportation and Grading Software

It is the policy of Cole & Associates, Inc. a Missouri Corporation d.b.a Cole Design Group, Inc. in Texas & Arizona,herein referred to as "Cole" not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.

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