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

LOCATION:  Wilmington, North Carolina, and Cary, North Carolina


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Successful candidate will assist with water, wastewater, and general civil engineering projects, which may include collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, industrial facilities environmental compliance, hydraulic modeling, water treatment, and wastewater treatment. A significant portion of our consulting services are related to water, wastewater, and stormwater conveyance, storage, and pumping. As such, the candidate should expect a substantial focus on hydraulic design activities. Typical activities include client interactions, preliminary engineering, development of construction documents, permit coordination, construction observation and administration, and other aspects of civil engineering services.


Our junior-level 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 along with the support of experienced staff in a team-focused organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:  BS in Civil Engineering, (MS or MCE preferred); 0-3 years of experience, EIT certification or NC PE license required, good communication skills required, proficiency with AutoCAD preferred.


  • 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 hr@hiepc.com. In your cover letter, please state if you require sponsorship to maintain an employment visa status.

HIGHFILL believes in the benefit of our company reflecting the diversity of the communities we serve. We invite all qualified applicants to apply regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, body ability, or other self-identified status. If you are qualified and ready to contribute to an amazing team, you are welcome.

COMPANY PROFILE:  HIGHFILL is a principle-centered engineering consulting firm specializing in community and municipal water infrastructure engineering. Being principle-centered means that our decisions and actions are grounded in tenets such as integrity, honesty, humility, and excellence. We place service before profit, profession before personal gain, and public welfare above all other considerations. Our offices are located in Cary, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, NC, and Columbia, SC. 

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 work environment of a small, growing firm.