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POSITION:  Entry-Level Water/Wastewater Engineer (B.S. in Civil, Environmental, Biosystems, Construction, or related field)


LOCATION:  Accepting applications for December 2024 and June 2025, at all locations.

  • Cary, North Carolina

  • Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Columbia, South Carolina

  • Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Winston-Salem, North 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

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.

HOW TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should apply via the form below or forward a cover letter and resume to


Who we are: 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.

What we are: HIGHFILL is a principle-centered engineering consulting firm specializing in community and municipal water infrastructure engineering. With offices in Cary, Wilmington, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem, NC, and Columbia, SC, we provide exceptional service to our clients at a fair price.

How we do it: 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.

Benefits: We offer traditional employee benefits to full-time staff plus paid overtime and a spot bonus program. If needed, we provide relocation assistance for successful candidates.

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