Project Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Bowie | US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Warrenton | US-DC-Washington | US-MD-Bowie | US-MD-Towson | US-DE-Rehoboth Beach
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  • Zoning Reviews of municipal zoning and land development ordinances and applicable agency regulations to determine land development limitations for the property
  • Site Investigation & Due Diligence, including the review of ordinances, utility service research, outside agency regulations and site visits to establish comprehensive development guidelines
  • Preparation of Concept Drawings based upon client’s development objectives and conclusions of due diligence. Involves preparation of concept plan, including coordination with AutoCAD drafters
  • Design of Stormwater Management & Stormwater Conveyance Systems, including use of AutoCAD/C3D and Hydrology design software. Skills should include preparation of pipe sizing calculations for stormwater conveyance systems, including drainage area maps, surface runoff coefficients, invert, slope, velocity & hydraulic grade line evaluation using the Rational Method & Manning’s Equation
  • Knowledge of stormwater management design regulations should include County, SCD and governing municipality
  • Grading Design to ensure value engineering is achieved through earthwork analysis, and site safety is accomplished using appropriate design slopes
  • Design of Utility Systems, including stormwater conveyance, sanitary sewer service, water, gas, telephone service, etc. Also involves determination and resolution of vertical and horizontal utility conflicts that may exist
  • Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Design, including stability calculations, Best Management Practices, swale design, spillway design, and determination of construction sequence
  • Preparation of Construction Cost Estimates based upon site plan drawings as required for bonding and client purposes
  • Preparation of Written Correspondence with outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc. Also includes preparation of technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports
  • Project Management/Leadership
    • Initial project scoping, proposal preparation
    • Project development, production planning and execution
    • Staff/resource planning and utilization
    • Coordination/execution of permitting/entitlement approval process
    • Project Closeout through Construction Administration
  • Client Management
    • Meetings, communication/coordination with clients and client representatives
    • Representative of Firm in all client matters
    • Responsible for Client/Firm relationship and Client satisfaction
  • Staff Experience
    • Staff Performance Evaluation
    • Development and mentoring
    • Sourcing and developing candidates through coordination with Talent Acquisition


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • PE preferred
  • 6-10+ years of residential and/or commercial/industrial site design and permitting experience
  • Experience in design with limited supervision and the ability to compile a full set of civil site plan documents
  • Must have the ability to understand and implement jurisdictional requirements in the design of residential and/or commercial/industrial projects
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (Civil 3D is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the planning and zoning process
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with team members
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies and review professionals Strong organizational skills
  • Grading and drainage design skills
  • Technical Skills
    • Must be capable of using Microsoft Project for the purpose of preparing permitting critical path and Gantt charts
    • Familiar with the use of AutoCAD (X-Refs, Layers, Raster images, plot files, etc.) to assist in the production of site plan drawings. The use of Truck Turning & Modeling software a plus
    • Proficient in the use of the following design tools for site engineering:
      • Civil 3D
      • Local/Regional/State Hydraulics and Hydrology Methodology and software


Bohler Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.


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