Civil Engineer - 3 years design experience

Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Island | Full-time


Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA with a technical support center in the Philippines that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agencies.

The Civil Engineer will be responsible for providing technical analysis and engineering design as part of a multi-discipline team. He/she will support the development of designs related to site work, facility renovations and new construction as part of operations and maintenance of infrastructure at a military facility. 

The location of performance will be in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Island.

Duration: 12 months contract. 

 Key responsibilities:

  • Support the development of project estimates and will provide technical advice to the client in the execution of civil construction works
  • Responsible for application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in support of civil works for design and construction projects
  • Perform analysis of existing site conditions for new projects, identifying features requiring repair, modification or replacement as part of the scope definition process
  • Perform field assessment of existing drainage systems, water and wastewater systems, concrete slabs and foundations, and other features of existing military facilities
  • Perform design work for new construction, renovations and improvement projects ensuring adherence with UFC criteria and other applicable codes
  • Devise approach for resolving problems, develop and/ or revise drawings, specifications, calculations, charts, and graphs
  • Support constructability reviews of designs at specific completion stages, support the design clarification process and monitor fieldwork as needed to support completion of repairs and construction
  • Review subcontractor and other designs for compliance to applicable codes and accepted engineering practices
  • Interpret and adapt traditional methods and approaches in developing design calculations, layouts, drawings, and specifications that support project objectives and standards
  • Provide civil design services including preparation of civil/site work drawings and evaluations
  • Actively participate in the review of design packages and support the resolution of design issues and omissions
  • Comply with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment
  • Perform construction management duties including reviewing design and construction documents and submittals, performing and documenting daily inspections, and assisting with project punch lists
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Qualifications To be successful in the role:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Professional Engineer (PE) is required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the engineering industry
  • Three (3) or more years of design experience
  • Thorough knowledge of civil design and engineering techniques, specifically with regards to drainage systems, water and wastewater systems, lift stations, and other municipal systems
  • Knowledge of UFC, IBC and other relevant codes
  • Proficient in creating designs simple enough for local construction contractors to complete, and meet the requirements of the PWS
  • Excellent communications, effective leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of complete design services including planning and siting
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Previous experience working on US Government and military domestic and international projects preferred
  • Familiarity with military programming rules and documentation is desirable
  • Must be US Citizen.

Why Planate?

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!