Engineering Designer (Civil)

Greenville, SC

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast, with offices located throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina and Tennessee.

GMC has an opening for Engineering Designer (Civil) to support on-going projects in Greenville, SC office. This position will be involved in all stages of design and construction and will assist project managers in producing documents and managing the projects.  Applicant should be well organized and able to work within a design system, ready to grow quickly into project management, and a good communicator willing and able to network with outside consultants to assist in driving the project.

Essential functions and responsibilities include:

  • Builds on extensive technical foundations with expectation to make significant contributions to the team efforts for the benefit of the client
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate, select, and apply standards, techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features
  • Understands technical requirements needed in the design of a project and how various disciplines are integrated to meet the needs of the client
  • Independent performer on most assignments
  • Produce plans and drawings as assigned with minimal instruction
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of surveying
  • Prepares scopes, budgets and schedules for assignments
  • Exercises broad knowledge of the design process and understands company technical standards.
  • Integrates multiple components of design
  • Knowledge of codes and design in construction practices
  • Ability to apply technical skills to routine projects with minimal supervision
  • Visit construction sites to observe progress and to determine general conformance to engineering plans and specifications
  • Recognizes and reports risk management issues to Senior Designer as appropriate
  • Ability to coordinate work with professional engineers, surveyors, survey field personnel, city code enforcement officials and construction crews

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ Years of relevant (civil) experience
  • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency required
  • AS Degree (Design / Drafting Preferred)
  • Ability to travel
  • Working knowledge of A&E work standards, processes, and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, to manage deadlines and prioritize assignments
  • Understanding of the tasks associated with the preparation of construction documents 

Travel requirements:

  • 20+% Field travel

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About GMC

We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.