Genex Systems, LLC Civil Designer in Hampton, Virginia

Civil Designer

Full-Time in Hampton, VA - CMOE

Genex Systems is looking for a talented Civil Designer to support the Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC). CMOE comprises of three major categories of work on Center– operations, maintenance, and engineering.


  • Provide civil/structural design and drafting; coordinates work with project management; senior engineers and drafters.

  • Performs creative design from general concepts, basic and independent engineering analysis, liaison, and field monitoring.

  • Performs complex drafting assignments with general instructions and working from furnished or self-generated computations and sketches.

  • Evaluates functional feasibility of designs and their conformance to specifications; uses company and/or client drafting standards and specifications and engineering computations and sketches to assess the accuracy and acceptability of drawings prepared by other drafters, or designers. Instructs originators in the correction of noted deficiencies and certifies completeness of final drawing packages.

  • Proficient with operating AutoDesk AutoCAD software in preparation of design documents is required.

  • Additional experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D, Revit BIM and ArcGIS software is preferred.

  • Provides technical guidance to assigned teams assisting senior engineer, senior designers, project managers

  • Project design support includes: preparing design concepts/layouts, compile data, perform elementary design computations, prepare estimates, prepare civil/structural arrangement plans, select components and develop bill of materials, perform measurements in the field, consult manufacturers, vendor research, evaluate materials, write specifications, prepare construction cost estimates, provide civil/structural design support within allocated task resources, and work under supervision.

  • Working knowledge of typical structural codes such as steel (AISC), concrete (ACI) and welding (AWS) is required.

  • Plans drafting work to be accomplished in support of specific projects; prepares drawing lists and coordinates job with engineers, detailers, and checkers.

U.S. Citizenship is required. Two (2) years of college with course in engineering or associated discipline, and six (6) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience for a total of eight (8) years. Position requires comprehensive knowledge of programs gained through long and varied work experience in field of specialty. Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and written with effective use of visual aids. Should be able to use computing technology for problem analysis and solution.

Requires knowledge in the use of drafting instruments and equipment, and in the application of drafting principles (descriptive geometry, freehand lettering, dimensioning, layout, detail, etc.), and a general working knowledge of shop and field erection processes associated with mechanical/structural, electrical or architectural design.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment

Office Environment. (80%)

Test/Industrial Environment – May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. Travel between facilities and test sites is required. (10%)

Physical Requirements:

Must have sufficient mobility to enter into confined spaces, crawl into or onto various assemblies while maintaining a clear vision of safety is required. Potential exposure to high noise levels, hazardous chemicals, propellants and the like. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions (20%). Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs.

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment - PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.

Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) (80%)


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (<20%)

Other Essential Functions:

U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety/risk hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to balance scope, schedule and budget to insure project success. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver’s license is required.