Site/Civil Project Engineer (+6 Years' Experience)

South Plainfield, New Jersey


The successful candidate will assist with a wide range of projects within the land development, infrastructure, transportation, energy, healthcare, education and government sectors. Some duties will include preparation of AutoCAD drawings, reports and technical specifications. Site design tasks will include city zoning analysis, site layout, site grading, storm sewer design, sanitary sewer design, water main design, project phasing and other site design components. This position requires work primarily out of South Plainfield, NJ office (Headquarters) or the NYC office location.


  • Preparation of AutoCAD drawings
  • Site design
  • Work with other engineers on multi-discipline teams
  • Manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to detail
  • Communicate effectively with managers, clients, and contractors
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Continually required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually required to utilize visual acuity to operate office equipment
  • Occasionally required to bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Occasionally required to lift and carry items less than 25 pounds


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • P.E. required
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant site/civil engineering experience
  • Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Storm water Hydraulic modeling program experience such as HydroCAD, StormCAD or Hydroflow
  • Some project management experience
  • Familiar with building codes, municipal ordinances, permitting standards, planning board and zoning board processes, ADA design
  • Experience with site layout, grading, drainage design/stormwater modeling (stormwater management), utilities, and erosion control
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work with architects and other engineers on multi-discipline teams
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and assignments with competing deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, clients, and contractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as strong design skills
  • Motivated and excited to grow with a medium-sized firm and the potential to advance with the company
  • Driver’s license and reliable means of transportation
  • Background check (required)


  • Some knowledge of HydroCAD/HydraFlow or other hydrologic modeling software
  • Some NYC agency (DPR, DOB, DOT, DEP, etc.) project experience

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

About the Company:

MFS is an independent and innovative consulting engineering, surveying, and construction management firm headquartered in South Plainfield, New Jersey. We share a total commitment to excellence both internally and externally. Externally, we offer clients expertise in site/civil, structural, geotechnical and foundation, survey, geotechnical drilling, and construction management services. Internally, to those eligible, we offer excellent benefit packages that include: Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays, 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Training, and Tuition Reimbursement. MFS is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Notice to Third Party Agencies:

Please note that MFS, which is comprised of MFS Consulting Engineers and Surveyor, DPC, MFS Construction, LLC, MFS Consulting, LLC and MFS Consulting Engineers, CORP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to the HR Department or any job sourcing ad of MFS, in the form of an e-mail, fax, or mail will be deemed to be the property of MFS. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request from MFS' HR Department, MFS reserves the unrestricted right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without incurring any liability (financial or otherwise) to the recruiter, agency, and/or staffing firm.