Design Engineer II

POSTED ON 11/18/2022 CLOSED ON 1/10/2023
Sherwood Design Engineers Hired Organization Address San Francisco, CA Full Time
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Design Engineer II 


About Sherwood Design Engineers


Sherwood is a civil and environmental engineering firm that is committed to investing in and embracing people, communities and the environment. 


Our team has delivered net zero energy and net zero carbon systems, net positive water systems, resilient coastlines, natural resource protection, green streets, living roofs and more for thousands of clients across the globe. We specialize in sustainable infrastructure, water management strategies, green building design, and infrastructure support of urban planning. Our focus is on the conservation and management of the consumption of all site resources — carbon, energy, water, and waste. We’ve worked on over thirty award-winning projects, and our work has been published locally and internationally.


Our mission is to engineer an environmentally and socially regenerative planet. Will you join us?


Role Summary


At Sherwood Design Engineers, we value collaboration that incorporates multiple perspectives, and believe that diverse ideas produce more robust and equitable solutions. We have an amazing opportunity for a driven and curious Design Engineer focused on site civil design to support our San Francisco team.

Minimum Skills

  • 2 years of industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering - Civil and/or Environmental

  • Exercises sound judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional and innovative work.

  • Ability to apply prescribed techniques and procedures in accordance with established criteria to perform assigned tasks as a part of broader assignments

  • Has the ability to read and understand construction documents from typical design trades Experience in putting together plan set packages 

  • Proficient in assembling and collating plan set packages

  • Construction Documentation or Master Planning experience on Commercial, Institutional, and/or Residential projects

  • Working knowledge of Windows, MS Office, and cloud-based collaboration software (Google Apps, Asana, Dropbox, Sharepoint, etc.)

  • Proficient in AutoCAD 

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of civil design programs (Civil 3D, LDT, Hydro CAD, Flowmasters, StormCAD, etc)

  • Knowledge of Graphics programs (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Certifications or other sustainability-oriented accreditation preferred (LEED,PE, etc.)

  • Knowledge of natural systems, green infrastructure, hydrology, GIS principles


What We Offer


  • Own a part of the firm with ESOP eligibility after one year

  • Flexible working - with every other Friday off

  • 100% employer-paid portion of competitive base Health plans, including PPO and HMO options, and significantly discounted Dental and Vision plans

  • 1% Learning and Development stipend to use as you see fit

  • Generous PTO and 8 paid holidays

  • Automatic 401k enrollment

  • Fun team events, lunches and happy hours to get to know colleagues outside of work

  • A tangible opportunity to truly help the environment!


Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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