LOCATION: Columbia, SC


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Make a life-changing decision to work in an engineering culture that promotes your wellbeing and empowers you to do your best work through service to others! Build and strengthen relationships with clients, team members, and potential new team members, all while protecting human health and the environment. This is a unique growth opportunity for a motivated engineer. The successful candidate will lead municipal water and wastewater engineering projects, which may include water treatment, wastewater treatment, environmental compliance, collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, storage facilities, and water reuse. Projects typically include planning, design, and construction contract administration. Typical activities include client interactions, project and/or task management, preparation of studies, development of construction documents, permit coordination, and other aspects of civil engineering services. In addition, the successful candidate will help to grow our team and clientele in our Columbia service area and will have the opportunity to mentor and interact with other team members throughout the Carolinas.

QUALIFICATIONS:  BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering required, (MS or MCE preferred); 8-12 years of experience; SC PE license required; good communication skills required; ability to work independently; proficiency with AutoCAD, project management scheduling software and/or hydraulic modeling software a plus.



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

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

COMPANY PROFILE:  Highfill Infrastructure Engineering, P.C. (www.hiepc.com) is a principle-centered professional engineering consulting firm focused on providing exceptional service to utilities and industries while helping them identify and resolve water and wastewater infrastructure needs. We serve North and South Carolina with offices in Cary, Wilmington, Winston-Salem and Columbia. We deliver intelligent, sustainable engineering solutions while building long-term relationships with clients by striving to enhance their business. To accomplish this, we are innovative yet realistic, efficient yet thorough, and deliberate in our awareness of our clients’ needs. The result is exceptional service at fair prices.

HIGHFILL offers a business atmosphere that supports employee professional development, advancement, and overall well-being. We offer a team culture with an attractive benefits package that is competitive with larger firms while providing the appealing work environment of a small, growing firm.  


HOW TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to hr@hiepc.com.