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Nelson Engineering

Civil Engineer I

CIVIL – Merritt Island, Florida
Department CIVIL
Employment Type F
Minimum Experience Experienced

Nelson Engineering Co. is an employee owned, small engineering firm with approximately 80 employees that serve a variety of markets and employs engineers in the civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical, aerospace, industrial, environmental, and fire protection disciplines. We have performed work in most of the United States, and many international locations. 

Our primary office is in Merritt Island, Florida immediately south of Kennedy Space Center. We have a significant aerospace heritage and provide an ever-expanding mix of engineering services to federal, county and city governments as well as commercial customers. We are focused on providing client value and exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Summary 

Work tasks will be extremely varied and requires flexibility and versatility in the engineering field. Examples of type of work to be performed includes civil site design, environmental assessments and permitting, water resource management planning and design, performing facility condition assessments and capital asset management planning, performing detailed cost analyses and material take-offs of a variety of building types throughout the US and other countries; performing design engineering (plans, specs and cost estimates) for facility maintenance and repair projects, and performing construction management for ongoing construction efforts.

Essential Functions

Work tasks will be extremely varied and requires flexibility and versatility in the engineering field. Examples of type of work to be performed includes:

  • Design of commercial and industrial power, lighting, communications, fire alarm and security systems (plans, specs and cost estimates).
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis.
  • Facility condition assessments and capital asset management planning.
  • Detailed cost analyses and material take-offs of a variety of building types throughout the US and other countries.
  • Construction management for ongoing construction efforts.

Competencies

  • BS Civil Engineering degree required from an ABET accredited program.
  • FE Certification (required) with the ability to obtain PE Certification within two (2) years
  • 0-3 years of professional engineering experience.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail applications

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Valid/Unrestricted FL driver license

Work Authorization/Security Clearance 

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active/Interim or ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance.

Work Environment

  • Some work is performed in an office environment.
  • Field investigations and construction support require regular trips to operating facilities and active construction sites.

Travel

  • Position is based out of Merritt Island, FL location. Willingness to travel to locations where work is to be performed (30-50% travel requirement).

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performing inspections and providing construction support may require climbing ladders and stairs and accessing spaces such as roofs, basements, crawl spaces or utility tunnels.
  • Industrial site investigations and field construction support may require extensive walking.

Benefits (Full-Time)

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic & Voluntary Life
  • D&D
  • STD/LTD
  • 401K (100% Vested-Day 1)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • PTO
  • Flex Time+

Nelson Engineering provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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  • Location
    Merritt Island, Florida
  • Department
    CIVIL
  • Employment Type
    F
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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