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POSITION:  Water/Wastewater Professional Engineer and Project Manager (B.S. in Civil, Environmental, Biosystems, Construction, or related field)


  • Charlotte, NC

  • Wilmington, NC

  • Winston-Salem, NC

We have a great opportunity for a service-focused engineer who desires to apply their engineering skills and build a career while contributing to our communities and the natural environment. With our growing backlog of projects, we are planning to hire two engineers from this job posting.


OVERVIEW: Successful candidates will assist in the technical development of water, wastewater, and general civil engineering projects, which often include collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, industrial facilities, environmental compliance, hydraulic modeling, water treatment, and wastewater treatment. 

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

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES: 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 tasks include client interactions, preliminary engineering, field data collection, development of construction documents, permit coordination, construction observation and administration, and other aspects of infrastructure engineering services.

CAREER GROWTH: Our engineering staff are exposed to a wide range of infrastructure engineering project activities which provides space for professional growth alongside experienced staff in our team-focused organization.


BS in Civil, Construction, or Environmental Engineering; 5-15 years of experience, PE license in the state of hire (or the ability to obtain within 12 months of hire), and good communication skills are required. The following qualifications are a plus:

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS, and/or hydraulic modeling software

  • Project management experience


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

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