Utility Engineer / Utility Project Engineer

Rummel Klepper & Kahl LLP,   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago



In this role, you will work closely with project managers and other team members to execute work involving utility engineering principals and other related activities. You will assist with planning, design and construction efforts on a variety of engineering projects with a focus on utility improvement, relocation, and coordination. Utility design development will include overhead and underground cable aspects as well as other pipe and conduit elements that include water, sewer, telecommunication, cable TV, fiber optics, gas, steam, chilled water and electric power feeders. Knowledge of septic and well design practices are a plus but not required.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, and specifications for utility design improvement and relocation projects
  • Conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to infrastructure systems
  • Preparation and review of technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents
  • Participation with business development and presentations
  • Direct and assist with the development of project staff and subconsultants
  • Facilitate internal and client meetings, presentations and approval of plans
  • Participate in community project outreach with a focus on utilities
  • Support utility field testing and investigations when required
  • Facilitate construction administration and engineering services (submittal review, contract document interpretation, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, and change orders) when required
  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with clients, utility owners, project teams including other disciplines, such as architects, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical designers, cost estimators, GIS technicians, other utility design professional
  • Prepare detailed engineering cost estimates

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
  • Six (6) to Ten (10) years of project experience in the study, design, and construction administration of utility improvements, relocation and coordination
  • A self-starter, versatile and interested in working on a variety of projects supporting the Utility Design Group
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in organization and presentation of documentation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Proficiency with CADD platforms that include Micro Station/ Inroad and Autocade/Civil 3D

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License
  • Knowledge of OpenRoads Designer or Revit applications
  • Experience with private utility owner policies and procedures.