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Civil Engineer

Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Shive-Hattery has an immediate opening in our Industrial Team for a Civil Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area with over five years of professional experience. Candidates with related design backgrounds and knowledge of the market will be considered.

With the support of the Group Leader and other civil engineers located in the Midwest this position performs a variety of duties associated with design primarily on food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and industrial development projects and related services, to assist in achieving desired client satisfaction, and business results.  

This position’s initial focus is to support current project work over the design and construction phases as the primary local point of contact for our client. Having an entrepreneurial drive and willingness to build relationships is strongly encouraged.

Participation in applicable ASCE, NCEES, and/or community activities is preferred.  


Required experience:

  • Working as a design leader in collaboration with a design team
  • 5+ years of civil engineering experience
  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering school
  • Registered professional engineer in North Carolina or the ability to obtain license in the first 12 months
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus
  • MicroStation 3D experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and orally
  • Demonstrates an ability to be service oriented to existing and potential clients


  • Perform civil engineering design for site and land development projects, as well as design for a wide variety of public and private projects in the industrial, healthcare, education, commercial and government market sectors
  • Duties will include preparation of AutoCAD drawings, reports and technical specifications
  • Design tasks will include roadway design, trails, parking lots, site grading, drainage and storm sewer design, sanitary sewer design, water main design, project phasing, traffic control and other site design components
  • Perform onsite construction administration and construction observation services including reporting and monitoring contractor’s compliance with contract documents
  • Ability to work with other Engineers on multi-discipline teams
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organization and prioritization with attention to detail
  • Able to delegate to less experienced engineers and CAD technicians

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.


Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package. 


For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project. Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.


Shive-Hattery offers a flexible work environment and supports balancing personal and professional responsibilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status or genetic information