Assistant to 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:

  • Site grading and earthwork analysis and design.

  • Water supply and distribution analysis, studies and design. 

  • Wastewater and storm water collection and treatment system analysis, studies and design. 

  • Sedimentation and erosion control design.

  • Hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and modeling.

  • Permitting, code research, and specification writing.

  • Construction quantity takeoff and cost estimating. 

  • Occasional fieldwork to observe/participate in utility system evaluations. 

  • Daily interaction and occasional travel with project managers, clients, and regulatory permitting agencies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.S. Civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

  • EI Certification or ability to obtain within 12 months.

  • Technical skills in the planning and design of water, wastewater, grading and/or stormwater utilities.

  • Strong verbal and writing skills.

  • Hydraulic modeling skills a plus.

  • Working knowledge of GIS, MicroStation and/or CADD software a plus.

  • Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office programs.

  • Some construction administration of municipal utility projects is preferred.

  • Valid NC Driver’s License required.

  • Self-motivated, willingness to learn.

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

EOE: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. Decisions regarding hiring, promotions and terminations are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. 

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