Land Development Engineer (PE)

VVater is a US-based, next-generation water treatment company that aims to provide Water for All Humankind with a cornerstone of sustainability and a promise of a better, healthier tomorrow. Servicing various industries and markets around the world, including Real Estate & Aquatics, Municipal & Wastewater Treatment, Food & Beverage, and Oil & Gas, our focus is on recovering and recycling different waters in a centralized or distributed way. The company also provides recreational quality water for artificial beaches, urban lagoons, wave pools, and surf parks, as well as ultra-pure and potable water for a variety of uses.

Job Description:

Join our dynamic team as a Land Development Engineer and take the lead in transforming conceptual visions into tangible, sustainable developments. In this role, you will collaborate with a dynamic team of professionals to contribute to the development and creation of design plans and reports across various project types, such as commercial, retail, multifamily, mixed-use, and industrial. Your role includes conceptual site layout, utility design, roadway design, site grading, soil erosion and sedimentation control, floodplain studies, permitting, entitlement support, and more. We're seeking an individual who shares our commitment to delivering high-quality work and thrives in an engaging, fast-paced work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate effectively with internal team members and external client personnel
  • Attend client meetings, planning commission meetings, and city council meetings
  • Review compliance conditions of approval for subdivision improvements and proposed developments, making recommendations to the City Engineer
  • Manage projects from initiation to completion, acting as a project engineer
  • Utilize Civil 3D Pipe Networks for stormwater, sanitary, and water mains design on-site development projects
  • Conduct field assessments of existing infrastructure and oversee construction observations
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and modeling, including stormwater detention and water quality BMP design
  • Assist with site grading, shop drawing review, and preparation of technical reports such as storm reports and SWPPPs
  • Aid in permit applications and prioritize project deadlines
  • Review and approve corrected plans and provide information on subdivision and site development program procedures
  • Prepare right-of-way descriptions and develop requirements for tract maps and land divisions
  • Coordinate work with engineers, contractors, architects, property owners, developers, and City staff
  • Confer with stakeholders on project questions, revisions, and progress
  • Assist with the issuance of encroachment permits for land development projects
  • Perform field inspections to ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Review title reports, background deeds, map information, closure calculations, and conduct research
  • Research publications and industry information sources
  • Prepare special engineering studies and reports
  • Attend various staff and regional technical advisory meetings
  • Provide technical and professional assistance/support to other City departments and divisions, the Planning Commission, and the City Council as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited four-year institution
  • 4+ years of experience with a PE license
  • Strong grasp of local governmental codes and regulations
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, and project management software
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions
  • Capability to manage project schedules efficiently
  • Work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Coordinate activities with various City departments and agencies
  • Conduct technical research, analyze problems, and make sound recommendations
  • Read, interpret, and apply technical material, laws, rules, regulations, and codes
  • Administer construction contracts effectively
  • Understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Perform precise mathematical and engineering computations
  • Utilize computer technology in daily activities
  • Prepare clear, concise, and logical written and oral reports
  • Interpret and apply City and Department policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Meet physical requirements for assigned duties safely
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and evenings when required

**As a part of our process to ensure a comprehensive evaluation of all applicants, assessment tests are required as part of our recruitment process. Unfortunately, should you elect not to participate in completing the assessment tests, your application will not be able to progress to the next stage or be considered during evaluation.