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Civil Design Engineer — Entitlements Manager
Nashville, TN

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$100,000 - $125,000 / yr

Residential Construction Civil Engineer  , Nashville TN


Who are they are looking for:

These Design/Build Residential Builder are developing their own properties & seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to manage the land-development Civil Design projects in the Nashville market.


A Brief on the Position:

This person will play a key role in their design process by performing civil site design “due diligence”, designing & drafting land development concept plans, and guiding their clients through the first steps toward bringing their new communities to life. This role will manage third-party engineering companies, and focus on permitting, value engineering, and quality control management.

  • Research and collect site-specific information to initiate the land development process and perform site investigative due diligence
  • Manage the overall sitework of residential development projects from conception through construction.
  • Regularly assist the land acquisition team by designing concept site plans and preliminary grading 
  • Coordinate project startup by conducting due diligence, obtaining permits and coordinating with local municipalities
  • Prepare schematic site plan, grading, and utility plans to illustrate site developability based on learned constraints
  • Perform stormwater detention analysis, site utility design, and earthwork analysis to best inform site planning effort for cost and constructability
  • Meet with internal and external customers to review concept plans, discuss advantages to multiple approaches, and work to define direction of project with Design/Build contracting team
  • Design and draft multi-building land development concept plans in AutoCAD Civil 3D for commercial and industrial uses



  • BS in Civil Engineering or other Engineering or Design discipline.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license (Engineer of Record) is a plus but NOT required.
  • 5 years of civil land engineering experience.
  • AutoCad Civil 3D experience creating AutoCAD Civil 3D templates and styles is a plus.
  • Ability to perform stormwater detention analysis and site utility design calculations independently.
  • Ability to read and understand local zoning codes, stormwater management codes,  FWS wetland maps, record civil and survey drawings


  • Salary equivalent to experience: $100k-$120k range (DOE) 
  • 100% Individual Healthcare Insurance Coverage !!
    -PLUS: Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short/Long-Term Disability Coverage, Life Insurance
    -Paid Time Off (3 WEEKS)
    -Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
    -401(k) With Employer Match
  • Car allowance Provided

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