Civil Design Engineer

CM Design Group has developed a solid client base founded on our ability to provide accurate and complete PS&E documents for transportation, civil and site improvements, mainly for cities in the Puget Sound region.

A civil design engineer will work with the project managers to deliver PS&E documents, taking a very active role in the design process, mainly in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Work would include site prep, grading, drainage, paving, erosion control, signing, and striping plans. Typical design work may include roadway overlays, roadway improvements, ADA curb ramps, drainage profiles, and detail sheets, and developing cost estimates.


  • Setting up project plans
  • Working in AutoCAD Civil 3D to develop detailed grading and profiles
  • Developing design plans for the types of improvements listed above
  • Tracking project development and coordinating with in-house staff
  • Writing project specifications
  • Preparing design memos
  • Developing detailed quantity take-offs for constructions cost estimates


  • Up to six years of experience designing municipal or transportation projects; storm drainage systems with a focus on LID/GIS; and/or site civil projects
  • Focus on providing PS&E documents
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Washington State
  • Self-motivated with good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a small office environment is important

If you are qualified and interested in our firm, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to .

Employee Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Health/dental insurance – 100% Employer paid
  • Vacation pay
  • Sick pay
  • Holiday pay
  • 401K plan with matching funds
  • Professional license reimbursement
  • Support for involvement with professional societies