Build A Great Future Here

WithersRavenel offers a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities to make an impact on our region. As an employee-owned company, every team member and every voice is important. We believe that each employee should find satisfaction in his or her work, and have the chance to grow. If you’re good at what you do, have a strong work ethic, and want to learn and grow in your career, get in touch. We’d like to get to know you.

Current work opportunity descriptions and requirements are listed below.  You can apply for work opportunities using our online form. If you don’t see the perfect fit for you today, select “Apply for Position Not Listed” to send us your resume. We’ll keep it on file for future opportunities.

Confidential fax #: 866-408-2813

Corporate
Marketing Associate

Job Purpose

A WithersRavenel Marketing Coordinator owns the process of creating, maintaining, and distributing branded material to advance the firm as a leading engineering, planning, and surveying services provider in North Carolina. They build brand awareness and trust among current and potential clients, and they empower other employees to be ambassadors for the firm.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Internal Responsibilities
    • Develop proposals, statements of qualifications, and presentations in response to RFQs/RFPs, including writing, editing, creative design, production, shipping, and coordination with other technical and marketing team members
    • Understand, use, and develop document templates to maintain brand consistency and comply with established policies, procedures, and application regulations
    • Proofread marketing materials and other company documents
    • Develop internal and external communications
    • Coordinate conference registrations, prepare exhibits and giveaways, and coordinate setup/teardown with attendees
    • Identify social media sharing opportunities and assist with content development by taking photos and/or writing posts
    • Identify photography/videography opportunities and coordinate with field personnel to obtain photos/footage
    • Perform data entry as needed to maintain a current database of project, personnel, and client information
    • Participate in weekly meetings and generate ideas that benefit the overall brand of WithersRavenel
  • External Responsibilities
    • Join and participate in marketing-specific organizations and peer groups
    • Study and report on market trends and new business opportunities
    • Seek out award submissions to promote WithersRavenel

Qualifications

  • Education: BA or BS in Marketing
  • Specialized Knowledge
    • Deltek Vision (preferred but not required)
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Microsoft Office
    • WordPress (desired but not required)
    • Basecamp (desired but not required)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Adherence to strict deadlines
    • Professional writing
    • Publication design and creation
    • Proofreading
    • Project management and scheduling
    • Understanding of branding and marketing, photography, and social media
  • Personal Characteristics
    • Self-directed
    • Process-oriented
    • Deadline-driven
    • Organized
    • Motivated to learn independently
  • Professional Certification:– SMPS – Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) (desired but not required)
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of marketing experience; experience in the engineering, architecture, or construction field preferred but not required.

Working Conditions

The applicant should be prepared for extended hours based on deadlines. Working lunches may be required periodically. Travel with overnight stays may be required periodically.

Physical Requirements

The applicant should be able to:

  • Work at a computer for an extended period
  • Lift 15 lbs. or less as required
  • Operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license

Direct Reports

None

Geomatics Department
Geomatics Department Manager

Position Summary

WithersRavenel, Inc. seeks a seasoned professional with management experience to join our firm as Manager of our 45+ person Geomatics Department in Cary, North Carolina. The Department currently offers GIS, SUE, UAS, Laser Scanning, Hydrographic and traditional land surveying to support both the public and private sector markets. The ideal candidate will have a PLS with a solid track record in land surveying with experience in the delivery of property, design and construction surveying in a firm offering civil / environmental engineering services.

The Geomatics Department Manager will lead with ultimate responsibility for strategic planning, technological advancement, business development, recruitment & retention, financial performance and overall quality for the group. Ultimately the GDM will expand the practice of Geomatics into our other North Carolina offices.

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 10-15+ years’ experience in Land Surveying/Geomatics.
  • North Carolina PLS required (or ability to obtain via reciprocity).
  • 5-10 years demonstrated experience supervising and successfully managing projects within the constraints of time, cost, and performance requirements, providing technical oversight for projects and all related project phases and tasks, to include quality assurance reviews.
  • Experience in researching and performing property boundary and right-of-way research and analysis, performing and supervising GPS (Static, Rapid Static and RTK) field operations, construction staking, topographic surveys and boundary mapping for subdivisions, land conveyance, etc.
  • Experience working with land developers (commercial and residential) and public agencies.
  • Experience in building inter-departmental relationships and coordinating with other workgroups and technical services (includes civil, environmental, utilities, and planning/landscape architecture).
  • Demonstrated skill, knowledge, and proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Carlson and TDS, LGO (Leica Geodetic Office), ArcGIS and related surveying software applications.
  • Experience in networking, establishing, developing, and managing successful business relationships that result in new and ongoing project work for the Department.
  • Proven ability to lead teams to success, including past experience directly reviewing and managing employee performance, and mentoring a team of five or more direct reports.
  • Background check requirements for employment to be made for clear motor vehicle and criminal checks
Survey Project Manager – Cary Office

Position Summary

WithersRavenel, Inc. has an immediate opening for a self-motivated Survey Project Manager for our Cary, NC, office. The ideal candidate would be proficient in the following:

  • Civil 3D, Carlson, MS Office
  • Boundary/Topo Construction Calculations, Preparation of Right-of-Way Acquisitions and Easements, subdivision plats, and ALTA/ NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Analysis of survey data, review of final maps, research title data, and record drawings research
  • Ability to perform survey calculations, quantity take-offs, prepare proposals
  • Manages projects interfacing with other departments and external clients on technical matters
  • Establishes defined project scopes and budgets
  • Coordinates and interacts with field crews, including providing job assignments, information, direction and daily checking of field notes
  • Verifies the accuracy of field notes, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Reviews and processes the results of field surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land features and structures

Job Type

Full-time

Required Experience

  • Certified North Carolina Professional Surveyor
  • Minimum 10 years’ surveying experience
  • Minimum 1.5 years within a management or supervisory role
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Interested candidates please send salary requirements and resume to personnel@withersravenel.com.

Survey CAD Technician (MicroStation) – Cary Office

Position Summary

This person is responsible for the production of maps and drawings. The major objectives are the quality (accuracy, thoroughness, clarity) of work, meeting schedules, within budgets, and responsive service to client. This person will coordinate the production of maps and drawings to cover all details so that the quality is present and budgets and schedules are met. This person will be responsible for downloading/uploading field data, technical production of maps and drawings using various software platforms, communicating with project team.

Qualification/Requirements

  • 2 years experience and proficient with MicroStation; experience in AutoCAD a plus as well
  • Familiarity with field experience in surveying is an asset
  • Good technical skills
  • Behavioral traits of process oriented, steady, helpful, analytical, problem solver, likes to work alone when required, methodical, consistent, detail oriented, precise, hates mistakes, likes structure
  • Knowledge of commonly used survey concepts, practices, and procedures
Land Development & Planning Department
Project Manager – All Locations

Position Summary

WithersRavenel, an ESOP company, is seeking Land Development project managers in our offices listed above. The ideal candidates will have 10+ years’ experience in design of land development related projects including site plan & construction drawings production, stormwater drainage and stormwater management design, site grading, site utilities and erosion control. The position will be responsible for managing projects and overseeing design teams for parks, mixed-use, commercial, residential, and urban design projects. Candidates should have a Bachelors or Masters in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, strong proficiency in AutoCAD and excellent writing and communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Apply diversified knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices in broad areas
  • Manage design team producing complete project entitlement including design drawings, permitting & construction documents
  • Ensure quality project delivery for mixed-use, commercial & residential projects
  • Communicate with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to the project
  • Prepare proposals with project schedules and fees
  • Responsible for project financials including invoicing
  • Mentor team members
  • Manage time effectively, organize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet project deadlines and client needs
  • Adhere to our core values of integrity, respect, quality, community and sustainability.

Qualifications

  • 8 Years’ experience
  • 3-4 years of team management
  • Client focused relationship skills
  • PE Certification
  • AutoCAD experience (Civil 3D)
  • Land Development background
Technical Project Manager – All Locations

Job Summary

Are you excited about great design and love leading and mentoring teams? If so, WithersRavenel may be just the company for you! We are seeking talented individuals to join our family in various locations throughout North Carolina including but not limited to Raleigh, Cary, Greensboro, and Wilmington!

Technical Project Managers are registered professionals in the Civil Engineering industry that lead, support, mentor, and coach other dedicated, skilled engineers, planners, landscape architects, or other technical staff from both project and team perspectives. They are responsible for their designs and serve as a senior technical advisor and practice leader within the team. Responsibilities include project coordination, communication, and compliance with best practice processes and standards, as well as promotion of our WithersRavenel culture and core values. At our company, Technical Project Managers play highly important roles that bring about client satisfaction, project success and a positive, fun team environment. Contact us to learn more about this fantastic career opportunity at WithersRavenel!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project and Client Management
    • Assist other PM’s and Assistant PM’s in the budget and schedule management of the technical aspects of projects
    • Fiscal responsibility for the associated technical portions of a project
    • Work with other teams to share resources (or formulate a resource management sentence) Lead technical aspects of project meetings
    • Assist in communications with clients

Required Qualifications

  • Registration as a Professional in the appropriate field of expertise
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Understand planning and/or design concepts and methods and challenge convention for the benefit of the Department
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to mentor and lead technical staff
  • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
  • 8+ years of experience in the appropriate field of expertise and 3+ years of experience in leading teams
Landscape Architect Project Manager – Downtown Raleigh Office

Position Summary

The Landscape Architect is responsible for the completing landscape architecture tasks and projects. He/she will work with a multidisciplinary team of landscape architects, civil engineers, surveyors, designers, and other project managers to continue providing exceptional service and designs for our clients. The Landscape Architect will work with the entire team to develop site designs, land planning, report preparation, construction documentation, client meetings, planting, irrigation calculations, etc. Using generally accepted sustainable practices, project management software, and AutoCAD, Sketch-up, and Adobe Suite, the Landscape Architect will help to maintain profitability of projects, client relationships, business development, drawings, and the specifications library.

The Landscape Architect should hold 5+ years of designing and drafting landscape architecture projects, including all aspects of residential, commercial and municipal site development. He/she must possess a commanding knowledge of landscape architectural practices, including, but not limited to, preparation of construction documents, plant materials, irrigation strategies and current irrigation regulations, construction detailing, structural design and lighting practices. The candidate must be able speak and write professionally for the position.

Job Type

Full-time

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

  • 7–10 years of experience in landscape architecture
  • 3+ years of experience in management, including billing and scheduling
  • Project management
  • Landscape architecture
  • Computer skills, including AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Sketch Up and other computer modeling software a plus
  • Microsoft programs
  • Public presentations

Required License or Certification

Registered Landscape Architect

Note: No sponsorship will be provided for this position. Not accepting resumes from third party recruitment agencies for this position. 

CAD Technician I

Job Purpose

CAD Technician I’s are entry-level positions to support assigned planners, engineers, and landscape architects by providing technical CAD support and creating construction drawings using CAD software for projects under close supervision. They will also compile technical data from drawings, field notes, and/or electronic data.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Technical
    • Draft preliminary layouts from engineering notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet company and industry standards and codes
    • Assist in the completion of engineering drawings
    • Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule; review own work for completeness and accuracy
    • Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files, and project-related information per company policies and procedures
    • Reproduce drawing and document packages
    • Provide assistance with other CAD-related tasks as directed
    • Work with other CAD team members, project managers, and project engineers to understand scope of work, schedule, and budget
    • Follow technical aspects and policies of the department and company
    • Analyze technical problems; devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions; and communicate those to supervisor for approval and implementation
    • Use company’s current technology as much as practicable to design projects
    • Participate in scheduled team meetings and, as needed, project meetings
  • Client and Business Development
    • Participate in civic and community events
    • Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects

Qualifications

  • Required qualifications include:
    • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience
    • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented
    • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
    • Attention to detail and willingness to learn
    • Willingness to take direction
    • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
    • Energetic, flexible, and forward thinking
    • High school diploma
  • Preferred qualifications include:
    • AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or GEOPAK experience
    • Associate’s degree or related technical certificate or equivalent experience
    • Experience in Microsoft Office applications

Working Conditions

The assignment will require occasional evening and weekend work and working in collaborative, fast-paced, and client-driven environment.

Physical Requirements

The assignment may occasionally require repetitive physical tasks (such as operating a computer), standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time, extended periods of viewing computer screens, and carrying equipment and materials up to 25 pounds.

Stormwater Department

No open positions at this time.

Utilities Department
Senior Project Manager, Water/Wastewater Treatment – Cary or Asheville Office

Responsibilities

Key requirements of the position include a fundamental understanding of hydrology, water/waste water, and municipal consulting.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project engineering
  • Ability to plan, direct work, and manage projects
  • NCDOT Water Sewer Relocation Experience
  • Ability to present clear and concise reports, orally and in writing and make presentations as needed
  • Ability to give technical and professional review to a wide variety and large volume of engineering plans, studies, and documents
  • Knowledgeable of state rules and regulations related to water/wastewater design, the engineering profession, contracting, and permitting
  • Ability to fit to the core values of the company

Experience Requirements

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a related science or engineering field (advanced degree preferred). Six years of experience in the field of project management and engineering, including three years as a project manager. Supervisory experience desired. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and MicroStation.

Proficiency with standard word processing, spreadsheet, database, and GIS software. Demonstrated oral and written communication and teamwork skills are necessary. The ability to collaborate with clients is a requirement.

Flexible and open to work on a wide range of utility projects.

Multiple Departments
Civil/Environmental/Stormwater/Biological Systems Engineer – Cary Office

Responsibilities

  • Prepare calculations, technical reports, permit applications, designs, construction plans, specifications, cost estimates, and project schedules for engineering projects.
  • Assist Project Managers (PM’s) and Assistant PM’s in the management of projects
  • Review data received from senior technical staff and PM’s, analyze information, and determine compliance with standards and design concepts
  • Assist with preliminary and completed layouts, design concepts, and detailed design drawings from technical notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet our company and industry standards and codes
  • Research and obtain standards/codes required by client and jurisdiction coordinating with Project Management and technical staff as necessary to accurately and efficiently develop plans
  • Apply technical concepts and theoretical design information to real world situations under the direction of a Professional
  • Complete deliverables and project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule, reviewing drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Use various applications to generate drawings, reports, or other technical based deliverables based on specific project requirements
  • Analyze technical problems; devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions; and communicate those to supervisor for approval and implementation

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil, Environmental, or Biological Systems Engineering

Requirements

  • Certification as an Engineering Intern . Engineering students on schedule to graduate by December 2017 and pursuing an Engineering Intern certification may be considered for this position.
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Understand planning and/or design concepts and methods
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction and learn software applications
  • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
  • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
  • No experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Internships in field of expertise
  • AutoCAD, Microstation, AutoCAD Civil3D, Geopak, and/or graphic software experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications

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