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Project Engineer I, Land Development

Would you like to work in an energized, innovative, and dynamic work environment? If so, J2 is expanding our Land Development group and is looking for new team members who value a purpose-driven firm that fosters a positive, welcoming work environment based in mentorship, collaboration, and innovation. Our reputation for outstanding leadership and expertise directly reflects the problem-solving skills and talent of our renowned staff.


As our new Land Development Project Engineer I, you’ll work alongside senior leadership on the development and production of projects from initial concept through construction administration. From large-scale residential developments to mixed-use commercial complexes and educational facilities, our diverse portfolio allows for accelerated learning and provides well-rounded experience.

  • Assist the project manager, other senior staff, and team with the development and production of projects from initial concept through construction administration

  • Assist in all aspects of the design effort, including, but not limited to:

    • Rezoning & Entitlement Applications, Preliminary Plans, and Site & Subdivision Plans

    • Open and closed storm drainage systems including stormwater management

    • Water and Sanitary Sewer system design

    • Compliance with zoning ordinances, proffers, and applicable facility standards

    • Erosion and sediment control plans and design E&S control measures in accordance with state criteria

  • Design and create technical documents in AutoCAD using Carlson Design software

  • Develop a working knowledge of VDOT, state, and local standards, policies, and procedures

  • Remain current with Local, State & Federal design standards and regulations to ensure compliance

  • Minimum 0 to 3 years of experience in site/civil services

  • A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Exemplary teamwork, interpersonal, and project management skills


J2 is committed to its people. We offer a comprehensive benefits package curated to ensure that our employees lead happy, healthy, and balanced lives. Key benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement fund with employer contributions

  • Competitive paid time off and paid holidays

  • On-demand external career coach

  • Professional development budget

  • Hands-on mentorship


J2 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran, or disabled status. For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact J2’s HR Department at 703.361.1550 ext. 346 or

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