Senior Civil Engineer, Fremont

Tesla Fremont, California
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February 28, 2023
Fremont, California
The Role
Tesla, is looking for an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join our dynamic team of AEC professionals at the Fremont Factory. This role will engage with multiple diverse teams on a daily basis to support manufacturing operations by designing, permitting and building capital projects. Additional responsibilities include supporting facility engineering with assessment and analysis of existing site utilities, regulatory compliance and other civil engineering needs.

  • Make technical assumptions, think independently to complete assigned work, and draw conclusions based on engineering judgement
  • Gather existing conditions information and produce base drawings in Civil 3D for Civil Engineering Design
  • Work with the BIM/CAD support team to achieve consistent results and incorporate new design into the existing facility models
  • Prepare design drawings, plans, profiles, sections, and details including initial model and sheet set up (modeling and design deliverables in AutoCAD and Civil 3D)
  • Coordinate civil CAD modeling with multidiscipline project teams utilizing Revit and other modeling programs, including Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, and Process Piping/Plumbing
  • Coordinate design input and markups from civil engineering team
  • Develop Tesla's survey capabilities for companywide implementation
  • Utilize and improve civil design standards and details
  • Assist with company CAD custom content creation and tool development
  • Present 30% 60% 90% model reviews to stakeholders and multi-discipline teams
  • Minimum 5 years of combined post-graduate civil and surveying experience for building and infrastructure projects.
  • California Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Ability to determine efficient drafting and modeling methods to convey the desired engineering design with construction drawings
  • Ability to gather existing conditions information and produce a representative base plan for design.
  • Ability to produce construction documents for permitting and issuance for construction.
  • Willingness to work overtime to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse team and communicate effectively
  • Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and timelines
  • Ability to uphold the use of standards and escalate issues in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight; prioritize and manage multiple assignments

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