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Charlotte, North Carolina

Req #: R122230


  • US - NC, Charlotte

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your design skills to work on marquee infrastructure projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy working closely with other Designer/Drafters and Engineers to ensure a coordinated design? Parsons is now hiring a Designer for our rapidly expanding portfolio of projects.    Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your design knowledge and technical skills will propel your career forward. We need your Engineering Design skills in Charlotte, NC.

We need our Civil Designers at this level to apply standard design principles and theories to complete assignments.   In this role you will develop difficult and complex working drawings from equipment specifications, engineering notes, sketches, and/or detailed drawings, ensuring that they meet company and industry standards and codes.  Our designers understand the materials and methods normally used within the assigned discipline.    


  • Utilizes AutoCAD Civil 3D to prepare engineering drawings consisting of site grading, paving, underground utilities, etc., from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures.  Works closely with other Designer/Drafters and Engineers to ensure a coordinated design.
  • Works closely with other Designer/Drafters and Engineers to ensure a coordinated design.
  • Applies standard design principles and theories to complete assignments.
  • Utilizes technical manuals to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable standards and codes such as ANSI, PFI, and ASME.
  • Ensures compliance with required design safety factors, tolerances, and specifications.
  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
  • Reads and understands orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs and supplier/manufacturer drawings.
  • Makes required changes, additions, and/or revisions, as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • May assist in training lower level Designer/Drafters in various procedures.
  • Checks drawings prepared by lower level Designer/Drafters for accuracy and adequacy.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.    

Associate's or equivalent technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent work experience) is preferred
4+ years of relevant experience
Requirements include PC literacy, proficiency in utilizing AutoCAD Civil3D and other computer software used to complete design assignments.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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