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POSITION:  Senior CAD Designer (Fulltime) 

This is an in-office position with occasional opportunities for remote work. Candidates looking for fully remote work should not apply.


LOCATION:  Cary or Wilmington, NC


We have a great opportunity for a Senior CAD Designer who desires to build a career while contributing to our communities and the natural environment. 


OVERVIEW:  Successful candidate will serve as the in-house expert on CAD design tools, provide consistency with CAD operations and drawing deliverables, coordinate CAD-related training, and mentor staff in CAD skills development. 


Projects will include water, wastewater, site development, and general civil engineering projects which may include collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, hydraulic modeling, water treatment, wastewater treatment, and environmental compliance for both public and private clients. 

CORE TASKS:  (click here for more details)

  • Central point of contact for company CAD users.  

  • Review HIGHFILL CAD standards and design protocols.  

  • Training

  • Software Tools  


  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D 

  • 15-25 years of diverse design experience 

  • Effective communication skills required 

  • AA in a science, engineering, or architectural technology field 


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


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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