WHPacific Civil Engineer, Land Development in Boise, Idaho

Description/Job Summary

Job Title: Civil Engineer, Land Development

Department: Land Development

Location: Boise, ID

Reports to: Matt Munger, PE (Land Development Director)

Classification: P3-P4

FLSA Status: Exempt


  • The successful candidate will plan, administer and design small to medium size Land Development (residential, commercial, industrial) related projects.

  • Responsibilities include: roadway, drainage, and utility infrastructure design for small to medium sized residential and commercial development projects.

  • Site inspections/monitoring on project job sites.

  • Aid in proposal preparation, detailing scope of services and overall budgets.

  • Establish and maintain client relationships; ensure client satisfaction; ensure client objectives are met

  • Assist in marketing, writing proposals, winning work, maintaining and developing key client relationships.

  • Participate in client-rich professional organizations and functions


  • BSCE or related required

  • ID PE required (or ability to obtain within 1 year); licenses in other states a plus. (OR, NV, WA)

  • 3 -10 years engineering experience (minimum 4 years required) with a background in residential land development, including a combination of roadway, earthworks, water, sewer, storm water, and technical report writing (multi-disciplined civil experience is a plus, i.e. mixture of transportation, residential & commercial development; hydrology, hydraulics, river/flood modeling.)

  • Solid understanding of civil design and construction standards (ACHD and/or local City/County) for residential and commercial development projects in Idaho.

  • Possess a proven history of meeting project deadlines and budgets

  • Demonstrated skills developing relationships with clients.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D (2016 or newer preferred), and MS software applications.* (*Experience with hydrologic, hydraulic and river modeling is a plus, i.e., HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO-2D, TR-20 Methods and similar methods.)

  • Experience with hydrology, hydraulics, river/floodplain modeling/mapping, river/stream/habitat restoration is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with clients, staff and management.

  • Adaptability and ability to respond quickly and accurately under pressure.

  • Candidate must possess a valid Idaho State Driver s License; must be able to meet company insurability requirements.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged sitting or standing for long periods of time

  • Dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain.

  • Frequently required to sit and talk or hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Walk on uneven surfaces, bend, squat, climb stairs, and sit for extended periods of time

  • Work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, answer telephones

  • Lift and carry 20 pounds frequently, as needed.Frequent walking.

  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling.

  • Frequent rapid mental/hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Usual office environment.