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(2-6 years exp.)


POSITION:  Water/Wastewater Professional Engineer and Project Manager - 2 to 6 years exp. (B.S. in Civil, Environmental, Biosystems, Construction, or related field) 


  • Charlotte, NC

  • Wilmington, NC

  • Winston-Salem, NC

We are looking for a service-oriented Project Engineer to join our team and help support our communities and the natural environment.


OVERVIEW: Successful candidate will assist with water, wastewater, and general civil engineering projects. The general civil engineering may include collection and distribution pipelines, pump stations, industrial facilities environmental compliance, hydraulic modeling, water treatment, and wastewater treatment projects. 

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES: A significant portion of our consulting services are related to water, wastewater, stormwater conveyance, storage, and pumping. As such, the candidate should expect a substantial focus on hydraulic design activities.

Typical tasks include:

  • Client interactions (clients will primarily be municipalities; however, some clients may be in the privately owned utility sector)

  • Preliminary engineering

  • Development of construction documents

  • Permit coordination

  • Construction observation and administration

  • Field investigations and assessments

  • Other aspects of civil engineering services

CAREER GROWTH: Our engineering staff is exposed to a range of civil engineering project activities, which provide motivated staff a space to grow professionally alongside experienced staff in a team-focused organization.


WHAT WE OFFER: Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA option, PTO, Paid Holidays (8), 401lK, Life Insurance, Short-term/Long-term Disability, Paid Leave, Opportunities for Growth, Ongoing Training, Professional Licensure, and Memberships.


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in Engineering (Civil, Construction, Environmental, or similar)

  • 2-6 years of project experience in water, wastewater, utility, infrastructure, or design

  • EIT Certification and/or PE License or the ability to obtain the PE license within 2 years of hire date

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • 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 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.


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 work environment of a small, growing firm.   

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


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