Civil Engineering Project Engineer

Posted 7 months ago


CDI is a vibrant, passionate, and growing employee-owned company located in Brookings, SD. CDI strives to be one of the leading civil engineering firms in the Midwest by providing clients with expertise, value, and the latest technology. From concept to completion, we provide exceptional service and work closely with both clients and contractors to achieve an outstanding constructed product for the client, public, and environment to enjoy for years to come. We believe open and effective communication is the key to any successful project.

CDI provides a range of engineering services including transportation design, municipal design, structural design, site design, athletic site design, surveying, planning services, construction administration services, and our firm’s undeniable niche in the railroad industry.


  • Competitive wage
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development & Training Opportunities
  • Stock Ownership Opportunities
  • CDI Apparel-Wear


  • Seeking a full-time Civil Engineering Project Engineer in Brookings, SD.
  • Prepare designs, construction drawings, quantity take-offs, documents, reports, schedules, opinion of costs, and specifications for various projects.
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and local requirements and apply to specific project needs.
  • Ability to consistently produce high quality construction documents.
  • Lead other engineers and technicians in project development.
  • Mentor EIT’s in the principles of design for the related engineering tasks.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, contractors, government agencies, local authorities, and others as required to achieve a cohesive project.
  • Provide direction to survey crews and EIT’s on construction sites, perform routine construction observations to determine contractor conformance with the plans and specifications.
  • Assist in growing the business relationships with existing clients and developing new clients.


  • Requires 5+ years of experience in the design of municipal engineering, site design, hydraulic engineering, and/or bridge engineering projects (One or multiple areas of expertise preferred).
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) required or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office products and AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Self-motivated team member with a positive attitude and ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Ability to lead engineers and technicians in the development of successful projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have permanent authorization to work in the United States.
  • Valid driver’s license & ability to travel to various job sites, as required.
  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Contact us today or visit to learn more about the Civil Engineering Project Engineer position.

Interested applicants may submit their resume and any questions to or call (605) 696-3200.

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