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 working in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Typical project elements include site prep, grading, drainage, paving, erosion control, signing, and striping plans. Typical design work may include roadway widenings and overlays, intersection improvements, ADA curb ramps, drainage profiles, details sheets, and cost estimates. Flexibility to work on storm drainage and site design work is also a plus.


  • 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 construction cost estimates


  • Recent graduate 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.
  • Understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D, and proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) in Washington State
  • Self-motivated with good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a small office environment is important

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to if you are qualified and interested in our firm.

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