Civil Planner

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Job ID
Full Time


We are seeking a Civil Planner with 5+ years of experience to  join our Land Development team.


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


In this position you will work collaboratively with Civil Engineers and Project Managers on private development projects ranging from large scale master planned communities, residential developments, and commercial and industrial projects. Clients include private developers, property owners, national homebuilders, and industrial distributors.


  • Prepare Planning Reports, including due diligence reports, site feasibility studies and justification statements, under guidance of senior staff
  • Ability to conduct zoning code, land development regulation and comprehensive plan research, and apply standards to site specific development proposals, under the guidance of senior staff
  • Assist with the preparation of submittal documents, including rezoning, comprehensive plan amendments, development order amendments, variances, and site plan approval applications
  • Work with WGI designers to apply code and land use regulations, and address agency comments, under the guidance of senior staff
  • Prepare presentation material, such as PowerPoint presentations, graphics, and maps, under the guidance of senior staff
  • Attend public hearings, development review meetings and community outreach meetings 
  • Coordinate with clients and consultants on submittals, and act as liaison to government agencies for clients, as directed by senior staff
  • Work with Project Manager to maintain project schedules and budgets
  • Review invoicing with Project Manager
  • Works under the direction of a Market Leader and/or Project Manager on the Land Development Team and will present information to senior management and other team members


  • Bachelors or master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning Civil Engineering, or closely related field from an accredited four-year college
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate skills in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues; strategic and critical thinking required
  • Ability to work as a team, or independently
  • Ability to multitask
  • Night and weekend work may be required
  • Travel to other office locations may be required
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas  


If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disable.


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