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Entry Level Civil Engineer - Water Department
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DLZ | South Bend, IN
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Job Description

About DLZ

DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.

Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Corporation currently has an exciting Entry Level Civil Engineer - Water Department opportunities in our Indianapolis, South Bend and Fort Wayne, IN.


* Perform water / wastewater engineering, construction, and design assignments, requiring a solid grasp of civil engineering and the exercise of professional judgment.
* Typically given projects of minor to moderate complexity and may have leadership responsibility for less experienced engineers or technicians.
* Assist project manager in more complex Water Department assignments, perform work under close supervision, and provide support to more experienced personnel.
* Perform analysis and design required for various water / wastewater facilities.
* Prepare sketches and diagrams for use by technicians. Review and check detailed storm, sanitary, and / or water line drawings and layouts.
* Perform and direct others in the designs, systems and equipment items of moderate complexity.
* Assist in the preparation of reports, economic, and technical feasibility studies and studies aimed at evaluating alternative systems, equipment, materials or engineering methods.
* Assist in the preparation of contract / proposals specifications and construction cost estimates.
* Review Contractor's shop drawing submittal.
* Perform construction monitoring and coordinate field activities.
* Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
* Perform other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
* 0 - 7 years relevant experience
* HECRAS modeling and Hydroflow modeling experience or equivalent preferred
* Storm, sanitary, and/or water line design experience preferred
* Engineer-in-Training (EIT), pursuing Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.
* Experience with AutoCad, Civil 3D, and/or Microstation
* Site/Civil work experience is beneficial
* Strong interpersonal and written skills
* Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!

DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.

About DLZ

DLZ, a minority-owned business enterprise, is a full-service, multidisciplinary professional corporation that has been providing complete architectural, engineering, and environmental services to both public- and private-sector clients for over 85 years. DLZ is an American success story. A graduate of the 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business Program, DLZ has grown to be one of the largest and most experienced professional consulting firms in the Midwest. Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural/engineering and environmental firm in the Midwest. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients' special expectations and strive to be known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we serve.