Civil Designer

Location: Austin, REQ453

At Dunaway, our mission is to foster a culture that attracts the finest employees and clients through our commitment to our Core Values and excellence in the delivery of our services.  This is what we call the Dunaway Difference. We take pride in our Core Values and are looking for a Civil Designer to join our growing team in Austin, TX. Apply for this amazing opportunity now!


  • Perform design for civil paving, water, sewer, grading and storm drainage infrastructure; also continue to perform drafting and construction document production of more complex concepts of the same
  • Interpret engineer’s rough sketches and plan redlines to create and edit plans/drawings
  • Know and apply a broad knowledge of principles of design and engineering as well as fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures within the civil engineering field
  • Assist Project Manager / Project Engineer in the preparation of reports, specifications, plans, construction time opinions, cost opinions and permitting for projects
  • Prepare quantity takeoffs and assist with cost opinions of design elements
  • Conduct property and existing utility research as needed on specific projects
  • Conduct job site visits and attend final walk-throughs as needed
  • Train, assist and mentor less experienced technicians
  • Maintain workload projections
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Associate’s Degree or Technical School Graduate in Computer Aided Drafting & Design
  • At least five years of progressive drafting experience with civil engineering infrastructure
  • At least one – two years design experience of the same


  • Ability to successfully perform design-related tasks including paving, water, sewer, grading and storm drainage infrastructure
  • Thorough understanding of drafting concepts and CADD fundamentals
  • Thorough understanding of key concepts and terminology used in the civil engineering field
  • Solid knowledge of and proficiency with Autocad Civil 3D
  • Working knowledge of and proficiency with MS Office
  • Complete multiple assignments successfully through effective multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with a team or independently as needed


  • Air conditioned office environment
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • Exposure to extreme weather and various terrain during occasional site visits