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Burns & McDonnell Staff Civil Designer in Tucson, Arizona


We are seeking to hire a Staff Civil Designer within our Energy Global Practice in our Tucson, AZ branch office!

  • A Staff Civil Designer will perform various phases of planning, proposal technical and exhibit support, site evaluations and exhibits, analytical designs, report exhibit preparation support, and preparation of construction drawings and environmental drawings as part of a project team. This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients and will require proficient understanding and utilization of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Microsoft Office products to develop the design deliverables.

  • Support and perform technical design for civil engineering related design projects including site and related design for land development, roads, storm drainage systems, storm water management facilities, water and sanitary sewer utility design, gas, electrical and communication utility design, sediment and erosion control, and roadway traffic control, airports, and facility design.

  • Develop drawings for production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.

  • Execute variety of civil design assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components, and refining rough sketches.

  • Execute changes to designs or sketches and mark-ups on ongoing projects.

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.

  • Responsible for incorporating design codes and specifications related to design requirements.

  • Review design drawings for quality assurance within communicated scope, budget and schedule.

  • Report volume calculations for excavation, dredging, and upland site grading.

  • Responsible for revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information storage in a logical and well-structured manner.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and seven years related experience or associate's degree and eight years related experience or nine years progressive detailing and design experience.

  • Proficient understanding and utilization of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Microsoft Office products to develop the design deliverables.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and quality focused.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.

  • Competent knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.

  • Competent knowledge in design, calculations, and design systems.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-AZ-Tucson

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 202134