Senior Civil Engineer, Solar Land Development

Washington, DC
about 1 month ago
Full time role


Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 


The Civil Engineer/Land Development professional is responsible for the site development and land use design of solar array and battery storage projects as well as providing technical expertise for all aspects of construction.  Experience in design, permitting, and construction including expertise in stormwater design, best management practices and sedimentation and erosion control measures are all required. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills are essential.


  • Develop and manage relationships with a network of engineering consultants for the solar plant life cycle, including origination, design, construction, and maintenance.
  • Manage 3rd party engineering consultants responsible for performing civil engineering, surveying, construction and landscape architecture design products.
  • Provide technical support to Nexamp development, engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance departments for the entire life cycle of a project.
  • Provide value engineering recommendations through project life-cycle to drive cost reduction while maintaining standards for code compliance and industry best practices
  • Project Development
    • Perform construction administration for project compliance
    • Provide cost estimating support to the Nexamp Estimating team
  • Engineering
    • Review and critique all aspects of the civil engineering design.
    • Analyze Stormwater Management Reports
    • Manage internal civil design project reviews
    • Develop design standards and procedures
    • Support training of engineering department personnel, as well as new product research and implementation
  • Construction
    • Site field visits and inspections
    • Respond to RFIs and urgent field issues
    • Ensure compliance with construction documents
    • Project closeout
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Additional duties as assigned and/or directed


The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player. Key qualifications as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • EIT required, PE preferred (or ability to obtain same)
  • 4+ years of civil engineering and land development design experience
  • 2+ years of federal, state and local permitting experience
  • 2+ years of construction administration experience
  • Proficiency with state Stormwater Management policies and guidelines
  • Proficient with land development design and construction issues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Presentation experience at public hearings and stakeholder negotiations
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD/SWMM software proficiency
  • MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software proficiency
  • Knowledge of OSHA Safety standards; OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 preferred
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office and online yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.


Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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