Employment Opportunities


TKE Engineering, Inc., located in Riverside, is seeking a full time Senior Plan Checking Engineer to perform duties including but not limited to the following. Experience with providing counter services for municipalities is a plus. Duties may include providing consulting Staff Augmentation for municipalities to perform counter related services.

  • Plan checks:

    • Grading plans including, rough grading and precise grading plans

    • Infrastructure improvement plans, including sewer, water, storm drain and dry utilities

    • Street Improvement Plans including street widening, rehabilitation and new street plans

    • Hydrology and hydraulic calculations and reports

    • Engineer’s reports including, Water Quality Management Plans, and Erosion Control Plans

    • Traffic control plans

    • Landscape plans

    • Final maps (tract and parcel)

    • Legal documents including easements, dedications, quitclaims, covenants, conditions and restrictions, lot line adjustments, lot mergers, and agreements


  • The tasks of the plan check services include:

    • Related Specific Plans

    • General Plan and City Ordinances

    • Conditions of Approval

    • Client Standards

    • California Building Code Standards for ADA and Grading

    • The City’s Subdivision Plan Check List

    • Other Agency Requirements

    • Review of plans for sound engineering practices

    • Check for accuracy of design in conformance with the Client’s City Standards and Check Lists.

    • Check general mathematics and design criteria

    • City Master Plans

    • Call for re-design of any portion of plans that:

      • Will not function due to poor engineering;

      • Is not consistent with the Approved Tentative Map, other Approved Plans or Conditions of Approval

      • Will be potentially unsafe to the public

      • Impractical to construct.



The applicant shall be a California Registered Civil Engineer. Have a minimum five (5) years of experience in plan checking, preferably in the municipal sector and be well versed in the development process.




TKE Engineering, Inc. (TKE) is looking for a self-motivated individual to work, under little supervision of firm principals, on a wide array of civil projects. The position is full- time. 


Applicants will be expected to perform field and office assignments in connection with the planning, design, and construction of a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Senior engineers will be assisting project managers in carrying out engineering drafting and design work, quantity and cost estimation, preparation of engineering studies and technical reports, and project coordination in accordance with client’s specification and contract requirements.




  • Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and develop appropriate recommendations

  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals

  • Provide technical and professional engineering support services relative to assigned area of responsibility

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Performing routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of engineering principles under supervision

  • Ability to use computer-assisted engineering software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • Proficient in Engineering Design

  • Collecting and preparing data for evaluation

  • Assisting in the coordination of projects from conception (feasibility) through final plan preparations

  • Providing direction to assistant engineers and designers

  • Supporting multidisciplinary projects




  • SIX years of professional experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Current P.E. License, issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineering License

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)

  • Topographic and Construction Surveying Knowledge;

  • Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis

  • Sewer and Water System Modeling

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management; ability to work and thrive in a team environment

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to self-motivate and productively complete designs without supervision

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Valid Driver's License, Class C or higher, is required


To complete our application process, applicants must submit a current resume which may be submitted via email to Candice Velasco at cvelasco@tkeengineering.com. 


TKE Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in it's hiring practices. Each person, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or veteran's status, will receive equal consideration. 



If you are interested in the available position, please send your resume to our Business Development Manager, Candice Velasco.


email: CVELASCO@TKEengineering.com 


OR fill out the form below:



TKE Engineering, Inc., located in Riverside, is seeking a full time AutoCAD drafter/designer to perform CAD duties including creating, updating and modifying maps, and performs manual drafting.



  • Completes project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule

  • Prepares engineering drawings that detail plans and specifications

  • Draw maps, diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys, to represent elevations, topographical contours, subsurface formations and structures

  • Creates drawings from written and verbal specifications

  • Creates and revises maps

  • Creates CAD drawings for engineering projects

  • Maintains all revisions of project drawings

  • Handles complex designing for street, sewer, water, and drainage improvements and drafting assignments under minimal supervision

  • Hydrology/Hydraulics knowledge is preferred

  • Reviews drawings for completeness and accuracy

  • Works with Engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and design documentation



  • 5 years of experience in a Civil Engineering field

  • Highly Proficient in AutoCAD 2015 or later

  • Associates Degree in AutoCAD, Drafting, or related preferred

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient with MS Word, Outlook, and Excel

  • Must work well both alone and in team settings

  • Able to manage multitask work in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet job requirements


Interested candidates please send resumes to Candice at clucero@tkeengineering.com or fax to 951-680-0490.

To learn more about TKE Engineering, Inc., please visit our website at www.tkeengineering.com.



TKE Engineering is seeking a qualified professional to provide grant administration services. Although the following list is not intended to be all inclusive, the applicant is expected to provide the scope of services listed below:


  • Grant Tracking, Reporting and Management

    • Provide monthly/quarterly reports with details on grant opportunities, grants applied for and the status of active/open grants

    • For new grants, work with TKE Management, Staff, Clients and the funding agency to draft a mutually agreeable contract/grant agreement to be reviewed by TKE Management and Clients

    • For new grants, assist staff with providing all initial documentation required by funding agency

    • Prepare memorandums of understanding for grant funded projects shared with local agencies

    • Advise TKE Management, Staff, and Clients on strategic actions to ensure 100% of each grant is paid to the clients

    • Review and submit budget shifts or scope of work modification requests to funding agency


  • Grant Administration

    • Develop a schedule for the submission of required progress and final reports and invoices to funding agencies as required by grant agreements

    • The schedule will specify due dates for draft reports and invoices prepared by TKE and Clients.

    • For completed projects, provide the framework of required information necessary for the preparation of close out documents

    • Review draft reports and invoices for accuracy and completeness

    • Work with TKE Management, Staff, and Clients  to correct any issues discovered during the review of draft reports and invoices

    • Finalize draft reports and invoices for submission to funding agency

    • Submit, by email, reports and invoices with appropriate cover letter and/or email to funding agency

    • Work with funding agency to correct any issues with submitted reports and invoices

    • Notify TKE Management, Staff, and Clients when an original signature is required and provide TKE Management, Staff, and Clients with  documents for signature and instructions for the submission of the completed documents

    • For completed projects, work with TKE Management, Staff, and Clients to submit final close out documents to funding agency

    • Develop, negotiate and submit grant amendment requests as needed Review and provide guidance on grant eligible costs

    • Provide analysis on opportunities to fully utilize existing grant money


  • Grant Application Preparation and Submission -

    • Track all possible grant opportunities available to the TKE Clients and provide a quarterly update of grant opportunities