Resource Options, Inc.

Civil Site Engineer

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Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Job Description

At Resource Options (ROI), we understand the biggest asset of any company is its’ people. We are looking for people like us who take pride in their work, are good team-players, are professional and know how to put in an honest days’ work. If you share these values, we would enjoy meeting you. Come join our team!

We are seeking Civil Site Engineers for a variety of roles throughout New Haven County. With a heavy emphasis on a flexible work environment and a collaborative team mentality, these are fantastic opportunities for Civil Engineers looking for challenging and exciting projects. The ideal candidates will have experience with Site/civil design on a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, the ability to design and oversee site layout, grading, drainage, infrastructure, erosion and sediment control, etc. from concept through completion.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Performing site layout, grading, drainage, and septic design.
  • Preparing development plans and scheduling.
  • Coordinating other engineering and construction during the design process.
  • Preparing cost estimates, scheduling, and specifications.
  • Participate in client meetings, communicate with contractors for submittals and rep writing.
  • Performing construction management and oversight.
  • Preparing various permit applications for both local and state requirements.
  • Designing sewer collection systems and water distribution systems.
  • Stormwater management design and calculations.
  • Experience with planning board and public testimony experience preferred.
  • Utilize reports, maps, drawings, engineering plans, tests, and aerial photographs to assess soil. composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and topographical and geologic data and their impact on the planning and design of projects.
  • Detailed preparation of construction drawings and specifications.
  • On occasion, assist in field related tasks inclusive of soil testing, land surveying, and construction oversight.


  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment, as well as, mentor junior level staff.
  • Knowledge of local city, county, and state land use processes and regulations
  • 2 - 5 years of prior relevant professional experience in site/civil design, including site planning, grading, stormwater management, drainage and erosion control measures.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering required
  • FE/EIT certification and/or P.E. license highly preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D or AutoCAD Land Development Desktop
  • Proficiency in HydroCAD and other related applications a plus

Now in our 24th year of operation, ROI partners with professionals in the Design, Construction and Environmental industries to help them identify great opportunities within their area of expertise. With offices throughout New England, New York and New Jersey, ROI seeks candidates interested in rewarding opportunities with companies serving the natural and built environments. Representative positions include carpenters, electricians, laborers, pipefitters, plumbers, OSHA 40 technicians, CDL drivers, lab pack chemists, HEO’s, w/ww operators, analytical chemists, environmental scientists, EH&S professionals, land surveyors, M/E/P, civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, architects and interior designers, project managers, estimators, superintendents, OPM representatives and more.

ROI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

ROI intends to provide a safe and drug-free work environment for our employees and our clients; as such you may be required to take a pre-employment drug screen before beginning employment.

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