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POSITION:  Entry-Level Water/Wastewater Civil Engineer (Three Positions)



  • Cary, North Carolina

  • Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Columbia, South Carolina


We have a great opportunity for a service-focused engineer who desires to build an engineering career while contributing to our communities and the natural environment.


OVERVIEW: Successful candidate will assist with water, wastewater, and general civil engineering projects which may include collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, hydraulic modeling, water treatment, wastewater treatment, and environmental compliance.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES: Junior-level staff are integrated into teams of project engineers. Since a significant portion of our consulting services are related to water conveyance, storage, and pumping, the candidate should expect a substantial focus on hydraulic design activities.


Tasks often include client interactions, preliminary engineering, development of construction documents, permit coordination, construction observation and administration, and other aspects of civil engineering services. Regular use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, as well as Excel and Word, is common.

CAREER GROWTH: Our engineering staff are exposed to a wide range of civil engineering project activities which provide motivated staff a space to grow professionally in their careers alongside experienced staff in a team-focused organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:  BS in Civil Engineering with 0-3 years of experience; EIT certification or in-progress of obtaining certificate; good technical writing and verbal communication skills; proficiency with or a desire to learn AutoCAD.


  • Capable of moderate lifting (generally 25 pounds or less)

  • Capable of operating a motor vehicle, must have valid driver license

HOW TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to In your cover letter, please state if you require sponsorship to maintain an employment visa status.


GENUINE & WELCOMING: You be you! Individuality is powerful, and unique perspectives cultivate innovation. The HIGHFILL culture embraces and welcomes each employee. Free to be our authentic selves, we thrive in a team setting and connect meaningfully with the communities that we serve.

SERVICE-FOCUSED: HIGHFILL is a principle-centered engineering consulting firm specializing in water infrastructure engineering for public utilities throughout the Carolinas. We focus on maximizing our clients’ satisfaction by deliberately providing exceptional service.

COMMITTED TO EMPLOYEE FULFILMENT: HIGHFILL offers a business atmosphere that supports employee professional development and advancement. We offer an attractive benefits package that is competitive with large firms, while providing the appealing close-knit work environment of a smaller, growing firm.

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