Senior Civil Engineer - Renewable Energy


Irvine, CA, US, 92612 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071 White Plains, NY, US, 10601 San Francisco, CA, US, 94105 Oakland, CA, US, 94612 New York, NY, US, 10001-2727

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.


Langan is seeking a Civil Engineer with a specialization in Solar Renewable Energy to join its national practice. This individual will serve a key function in assisting with the planning, design and permitting for a variety of renewable energy projects. As a member of our rapidly expanding Renewable Energy practice, you will be part of the driving force behind Langan’s continuing growth.



  • Prepares the planning, design and permitting documents of renewable energy land development and infrastructure projects in close collaboration with Project Personnel using engineering and design software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, etc.) and equipment;
  • Leads tasks associated with the preparation and modification of various engineering documents including reports, specifications, plans, cost estimates and designs for projects.
  • Performs cost calculations and determines feasibility of projects based on the analysis of collected data;
  • Performs zoning, sustainability and other feasibility assessments for development projects;
  • Coordinates and performs field inspection services, as needed;
  • Writes and/or reviews draft reports, including feasibility studies, stormwater management reports, technical specifications, and utility reports;
  • Collaborates with team members on project tasks and assignments; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Master's degree a plus;
  • Possess Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in related solar civil land development engineering;
  • Knowledge of local city, county and state land-use processes and regulations;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D with the ability to design land development plans from concept through completion;
  • Proficient in site, stormwater management, storm conveyance, grading, earthwork calculations, utility design and erosion and sediment control design;
  • Proficiency with hydraulic and hydrological calculations to support land development design projects;
  • Practical field experience, especially in construction observation, geotechnical testing and land surveying is a plus;
  • Experience with stormwater design and permitting processes including PWD and PADEP NPDES requirements;
  • Ability to occasionally support other discipline projects including roadway improvement design, environmental, geotechnical and oil and gas;
  • Active participation in local professional organizations a plus;
  • Ability to occasionally work on field assignments to support land development projects;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; and
  • Position requires work Monday through Friday with occasional evenings.


Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.


Base Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as related work experience, market conditions, education/training, certifications and other credentials, as well as applicable knowledge and skills. This position is also eligible for straight-time overtime and participation in the firm's annual bonus and performance review program. Bonuses are discretionary and based on individual job performance and the profitability of the firm.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles