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Project Engineer (Land Development )

Fort Worth, Texas
6 Sep 2022

Who We Are

Harris Kocher Smith is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in civil engineering design, forensic engineering, transportation/traffic engineering, water resources engineering, professional land surveying, construction staking and construction management services to institutional, governmental, and private clients in Colorado and Texas. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our work and our careful attention to quality control, timelines, and cost efficiency for our clients. We are a team of creative problem-solvers and thinkers looking for a highly-motivated, responsible individual to work on civil land development projects in our Texas office.

About This Job

Harris Kocher Smith is looking for a Professional Engineer (PE) with 4+ years of experience in civil site design and project coordination. Candidates will be work closely with Project Managers to coordinate land development project activities, including submittals to review agencies and client communication. Advanced experience designing in AutoCAD Civil 3D, including: grading, roadways, stormwater handling features, utility improvements/pipe networks, and cross-sections required.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Work closely with Project Manager to coordinate work for Design Engineers on team
  • Coordinate land development project activities, including submittals to review agencies and client communication
  • Develop designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, specification sheets, engineering directives, and other data, according to client specifications
  • Produce engineering plan sets and submit documentation packages while following standard operating procedures
  • Prepare engineering studies
  • Quality check all work and work of other designers to ensure complete and accurate plans are provided to engineers


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited school
  • EIT certification required
  • Texas PE certification or willing to obtain within 6 months of starting
  • Advanced ability in AutoCAD Civil 3D preparing a variety of site plans, land surveys, and topographic maps
  • Ability to prepare calculations for storm drain, water systems, and develop earth quantities
  • Ability to prepare grading, utility, and roadway plans
  • Ability to follow and apply CAD standards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Team-oriented individual willing to assist with a wide range of projects and work with multiple project managers
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully
  • Communicate effectively


Harris Kocher Smith offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • 401(k) benefit and employer match
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Educational opportunities

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the Company to extend equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, veteran status or disability. This policy applies to recruitment, employment, promotion, assignment, training, demotion and discharge, and all other actions affecting personnel.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

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  • Job Reference: 705417508-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Harris Kocher Smith
  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Salary: On Application