Project Engineer

Land Development San Jose, California


We are hiring a Project Engineer to work out of our San Jose Office!

BKF has an immediate need for a project engineer with strong technical abilities and experience in land development project design. We are looking for individuals who can independently apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using their experience and judgment. Ability to plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of technical work in small to major projects. Provide assistance to senior level engineers and project managers in preparing current project status for keeping clients informed on progress and internal reporting. Supervise/coordinate and help lead the team of engineers, drafters, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.


  • Project Design for Site Development
  • Grading and Drainage Plans
  • Utility Systems for Water and Sewer
  • Report Preparation and Master Planning Studies
  • preparation of specifications and cost estimates
  • Roadway/Street final design package – Plan, Profile, Cross Sections
  • Roadway Design: Streetscape, Green Streets, Bicycle Path Plans
  • Federal, State, City and County Standards
  • Report Preparation and Conceptual Studies
  • Preparation of Specifications and Quantity Takeoffs/Cost Estimates
  • Projects include residential, commercial, mixed-use and public works projects


  • 3+ years of experience in site development, design of residential and/or commercial subdivisions, utility systems, and roadways.
  • B.S in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET Accredited Curriculum or equivalent required.
  • Professional Engineering license in the State of California is preferred
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D mastery required


  • Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
  • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
  • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
  • BKF offers competitive and award-winning benefits and perks. To learn more click here.


  • The typical base salary range for this position is $97,500 - $118,500 annualized depending upon skills, experience, education, and geographical location. This is an hourly position paid biweekly.

Workplace Awards:

  • We’re proud to be a 2024 - 2025 "Great Place To Work" certified company!
  • BKF Engineers wins Zweig Group’s 2023 Trifecta Award
  • Zweig "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2023
  • Bay Area News Group "Top Work Place” for 7 years in a row!
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years