Civil Project Engineer

San Diego, CA
Engineering – Civil Engineering /
LPA is seeking a passionate Civil Project Engineer to join our integrated team of engineers, architects, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. As a member of our civil engineering team, you will work on a broad range of projects from office, education and recreation buildings to complex laboratories, health care facilities, and performing arts centers. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic and social impact.  
We walk the talk at LPA and our commitment to changing lives by design is more than a slogan. LPA is one of the nation’s leading sustainable design firms and the only large firm to meet the AIA’s 2030 Challenge benchmarks over the last two years. Engineers are a vital part of this history of achievement at LPA. LPA’s civil engineers have been repeatedly recognized by our peers in the civil engineering community for our innovative, sustainable, and technically challenging designs. 
You will join a high-performing, fast paced, multi-disciplinary design team, and you will impact projects at each stage of design and across LPA’s nine practices. Join a firm where engineers are at the forefront of a project, voices are heard, creative design ideas are encouraged, and your work is highly regarded. 

Civil Project Engineer Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering required. 
    • 8+ years of experience in all phases of civil engineering projects. 
    • Professional Engineering license required. 

Civil Project Engineer Requirements:

    • Proficiency in CAD and Civil 3D is required. 
    • Strong technical knowledge of industry software. 
    • Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team environment. 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  
    • Ability to lead civil design projects with mentorship from Project Manager and Director.  

Civil Project Engineer Responsibilities:

    • The Project Engineer will work in unison with Project Designers and Project Managers to lead the project design process.  
    • Be part of the project team and be responsible for planning and project development for the success of the overall project.  
    • Prepare documentation for schematic design, design development and construction documents. 
    • Understand the construction administration of a project. 
    • Mentor younger designers.  
    • Active in professional organizations.
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $140,000 and is eligible for an annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA’s request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.