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Civil Engineer

Sitts & Hill Engineers, Inc., a civil, structural, and land surveying firm in Tacoma, WA is seeking a Civil Engineer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in public and private civil engineering / infrastructure design including erosion control, grading, drainage, utilities, and general site development. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and a desire to work on a wide variety of interesting and complex projects.

Desired Qualifications:

• B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, or related field, preferably from an ABET accredited college
• Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), preferably in Washington State
• 5+ years of progressive experience preparing civil engineering plans, specifications, technical reports, permit applications and cost estimates.
• Demonstrable proficiency with AutoCAD 2008+ and/or Civil 3D 2008+
• Proficiency with WWHM, Microsoft Office Suite, and Microsoft Project
• Familiarity with local development codes, manuals, and permit requirements
• Ability to prioritize and manage budgets and deadlines in a fast-paced setting
• Self-motivated, detail oriented, well organized, with strong technical writing and communication skills
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Business development, client relations, and project management experience is a plus

Typical duties could include:

• Preparation of engineering plans, sections, profiles, and details
• Preparation of technical correspondence, cost estimates, reports, and specifications
• Design of utility systems and infrastructure in compliance with State and local municipality regulations
• Perform hydrologic and/or hydraulic calculations for water, sewer, and storm drainage applications
• Define, organize, coordinate, and complete projects from start to finish with limited oversight
• Develop strong relationships with City/County regulatory authorities
• Responsible for project organization and integrity of work product


• Full time position, with time and a half over 40 hours/week


• Commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Excellent health insurance package
• 401K retirement plan with employer matching
• Generous profit sharing (employee bonus)
• Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays

If you’re interested in bringing your talents to a very well established firm with great culture, professional independence, and low employee turnover, please send your resume to and cover letter to jillm@sittshill.com