Assistant Project Engineer

The Wooten Company is seeking a team-focused, innovative Civil/Environmental Engineering Intern with a strong background in water, wastewater, street and/or stormwater design for the Hickory, NC Regional Office.

Responsibilities typically include:

  • Water distribution and sanitary sewer system studies
  • Water and sanitary sewer system utilities design
  • Site grading including determining earthwork quantities and balancing
  • Roadway design
  • Erosion control construction plan design
  • Permitting, code research, and specification writing
  • Construction administration/observation
  • Cost estimating
  • Stormwater management plan design
  • Hydrologic/hydraulic analysis
  • Interaction with project managers, clients, contractors and regulatory permitting agencies
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) of plans and specifications

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.S. Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • NC EI Certification or ability to obtain in 12 months
  • Technical skills in the planning and design of water, wastewater and/or stormwater utilities
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local agency regulations as related to municipal water and wastewater projects
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Hydraulic modeling skills a plus
  • Proficiency using WaterGEMS, SewerGEMS, and/or InfoWater/InfoWorks WS preferred
  • Proficiency using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD preferred
  • Working knowledge of GIS a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Some construction administration of municipal utility projects is preferred
  • Minimal overnight travel may be required
  • Valid NC Driver’s License required
  • Self-motivated, willingness to learn

The Company is committed to providing a stimulating and rewarding work environment for our employees. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements in PDF or MSWord format to