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Civil Design Engineer

Company: Thompson Thrift 
Specialty Area: All 
Type: Full-Time 
Graduating in: December
With degree: BS
Location: Indianapolis, IN 46204 


Thompson Thrift is seeking a Full-Time Civil Design Engineer to support their multifamily division, Watermark Residential. In this position, you will assist the design managers throughout all phases of the design/bid/contract process. The major objective of this position is to help oversee the site design of all Watermark projects; including but not limited to civil, landscape architecture and retaining wall design.

As the Civil Design Project Engineer, you will take direction from the Design Managers and the Director of Preconstruction and will assist in all necessary activities to achieve successful projects.

Essential Functions:
Review construction documents for completeness, constructability, and consistency with Watermark Design Standards
Assist in plan review to ensure coordination between disciplines; including civil, structural, architectural, MEP, pool, retaining wall and landscape architecture
Check for uniformity and compliance within the plans, including but not limited to: standard dimensions, detailing, building service leads, utility design and scope, grading and accessibility
Assist design manager with coordination of dry utilities
Help Maintain Watermark Design Guidelines Manual
Help maintain project plan review checklist
Filing and distribution of the construction documents
Initiate and track plan revisions on current projects as well as projects in design
Reviews project RFI???s, submittals and shop drawings for compliance to the contract documents
Perform material quantity takeoffs
Compile documents for permit submission
Perform special projects assigned by design managers or directors of preconstruction


Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Acrobat Professional (AutoCAD preferred).
4-Year Bachelor???s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, or Related Field preferred.
1-3 years of experience in a design firm is preferred.
Ability to read and understand construction plans and assemblies.
Flexible to travel on several overnight trips.