TITLE: Project Engineer 

LOCATION: Columbia, SC 


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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  BS in Civil, Construction, or Environmental Engineering; 5-10 years of experience; PE license required in the state of hire; good communication skills required. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS and/or hydraulic modeling software preferred.


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

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

COMPANY CULTURE: HIGHFILL (www.hiepc.com) is a principle-centered professional engineering consulting firm focused on exceptional service. We build long-term relationships with our clients throughout the Carolinas, providing intelligent, sustainable engineering solutions. The success of those relationships is attributable to a company culture that supports employee well-being, professional development, and advancement. We offer an attractive benefits package that reinforces this supportive culture.

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.


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


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