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Senior Civil Project Engineer

Job Description:

Welcome Homes is changing the way people buy homes and we invite you to be part of the build! We are a fast-growing, venture-backed startup constructing new homes that are purchased online, customized by the customer, and then delivered in as little as 6 months at an incredible value. 

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Civil Project Engineer who has extensive knowledge in single-family residential design and development. This person will design and layout site plans and prepare project reports. You will be juggling multiple ongoing projects and are responsible for coordinating with outside engineering and surveying firms to make sure projects are moving forward and on time. Additionally, you will work with customers to detail the location of the house on a particular parcel and design for certain customer requests. 


  • Meet with vendors and customers to create, alterate, and optimize the design

  • Create and design individual civil site plan sets

  • Collaborate with the web and land department and work towards automating site/civil design

  • Prepare plans and specifications for bidding and construction

  • Oversee third-party surveyors

  • Conduct field visits as necessary

  • Prepare permit applications and supporting materials

What you’ll need: 

  • An extensive background in civil engineering, primarily focused in single-family residential

  • Strong grading, septic, and drainage design abilities

  • Significant experience working with municipalities and site plan permitting processes

  • Field experience

  • Technical writing acumen

  • Knowledge of residential building codes and permitting procedures in the Northeast (primarily the NY/NJ/CT area)

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and works well in a team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple consultants and numerous ongoing projects

  • Experience working with customers and conveying technical information

  • A desire to be a part of a team changing the way an industry currently operates

  • Experience coding or working with web development teams preferred 

  • Licensed PE Required 

Every employee receives:

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Full health benefits

  • New Macbook laptop and office supplies for a WFH setup*

  • $50/month towards online fitness apps or gym memberships

  • $1,000/year towards continuing education

*Optional: We offer every employee the option to own all equipment purchases through our 50/50 program. The company will contribute 50% towards the laptop’s total price and the employee will pay for the remaining 50% and will own it.

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Senior Civil Project Engineer
Full Time | New York, NY

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Who We Are:

Welcome Homes makes it easier and more affordable for home buyers to build a newly constructed home without having to deal with delays and all of the headaches of coordinating with contractors, architects, and the many parties involved. We handle it all and streamline the entire process for the home owner from land selection to construction!

The upside potential for Welcome Homes is limitless. Home construction is one of the hardest operational challenges to scale and our vision is to offer Welcome homes on a global level. We are placing a massive bet to disrupt the world's largest asset class - residential real estate - to provide home buyers an experience that they finally deserve.

Leadership Principles:

Empowerment at any level - Give people more responsibility and let them surprise you - Investments into Personal Growth - Transparency - Love our customers