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Civil Engineer, Land Development

Fishkill, NY, USA


MJ is actively seeking a civil engineer to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects.  This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s civil engineering group, focusing on the private land development market. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong interest in civil engineering that is well organized, resourceful, and creative. As a civil engineer, you will progress design concepts through design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents or technical studies for a wide range of projects and clients throughout New York and the Northeast.


  • Work in a project team to support our land development group projects from initial project programming up to and through construction

  • Experience with land development activities including land use regulations and zoning specific to project development.

  • Assist senior engineering staff with preparation of plans and reports to support applications to municipal land use boards. Assist in presenting to land use boards on behalf of our clients.

  • Experience with design standards applicable to water distribution, sanitary sewer systems, stormwater management inclusive NYSDEC stormwater regulations.

  • Complete field work including testing, inventory, and inspections.

  • Participate in the construction administration support including shop drawing reviews, reviewing / responding to RFIs, completing periodic site inspections.

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with project team members, including subconsultants and other disciplines.

  • Technical engineering lead and/or project manager on multi-discipline projects


  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET- accredited college

  • Registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) is preferred or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment

  • Proficient in Microsoft productivity suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel)

  • Technical knowledge and proficient in the use of Civil      3D, HydroCAD and other engineering software platforms

  • Ability to work within multiple design teams and execute to meet demanding schedules

  • Technical writing, solid verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with clients, project teams, and colleagues

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work without an employer sponsorship


  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly.  We offer a very competitive benefit package.   If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  MJ Engineering and Land Surveying provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

Salary $70,000 – $89, 000

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