Position Details

Position Title

Civil Designer

Job Category

Engineering – Civil / Water / Wastewater

Office Locations

570 Rancheros Drive, Suite 200 San Marcos CA 92069

Why Choose KEH?

KEH & Associates Inc. (KEH) is a growing and dynamic consulting engineering firm that specializes in water, recycled water and wastewater projects. Located in San Diego and Ventura Counties, we are looking for motivated professionals to join our expanding team. KEH provides planning, design, program management and construction management services to our public sector clients. We are known for our responsive services, commitment to quality, innovative solutions and unique expertise, and our projects include nationally recognized facilities. Our company culture is client focused and dedicated to serving our growing client base and the water industry. We redefine what a small company can do and take great pride in our work and our staff.

Job Summary

The position of Civil Designer includes the following:

  • Assists other engineers in executing engineering tasks and works in accordance with established engineering practices and drafting protocols
  • Produces a variety of project drawings including process flow diagrams (PFDs), system schematics, civil Plan & Profile drawings, road sections and isometrics as per engineer’s markup or senior designer’s direction. Interprets and carries out creative ideas proposed by other engineers or technologists.
  • Prepares computer-generated engineering drawings according to established office/client standards and procedures
  • Performs and meets all objectives, requirements, and design approaches outlined by various disciplines
  • Designs components or portions of systems, and modifies existing designs to develop or improve them
  • Reviews, corrects, and completes manual/computer drawings and ensures conformance with project specifications, scope of work, design parameters, codes, and industry practices
  • Reviews vendor drawings and identifies and emphasizes details and specifications for different technical projects


  • Proficiency with computer aided design and drafting (CADD) equipment
  • Post-secondary education with a diploma in Drafting, CAD, Construction or Applied Sciences
  • Proficiency with Microstation, Open Roads/In-Roads is required.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D is required.
  • 10-15 years of civil design work experience is required
  • Work experience in an Engineering environment is preferred
  • Good follow up skills with the ability to take initiative in completing tasks
  • Ability to use judgment to solve problems based on guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity and understanding of engineering codes and standards
  • Experience with working with City of San Diego CAD standards and other agencies is a plus


Join our team and discover an exciting career with endless opportunities for learning, advancement and professional fulfillment. If interested please contact rrobison@kehgroup.com directly and be sure to include #iactuallyreadthis in your Cover Letter or Resume.

Additional Information

KEH & Associates provides to our employees the following:


  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Participation in Profit Share Plan

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Richard Robison at rrobison@kehgroup.com or careers@kehgroup.com

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