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Woolpert, Inc. Civil Engineer in Training in Houston, Texas


Civil Engineer in Training (EIT)

CivilTech, a Woolpert Company, has developed a strong reputation as a premier consultant for road, bridge, hike and bike trail, drainage improvement, storm water quality program, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, and emergency management projects. Our consulting business model revolves around civil engineering for public infrastructure projects including highways, roads, bridges, storm water drainage systems, flood control facilities, water and wastewater systems and airports. CivilTech is a member of the Woolpert family of companies and joins in Woolpert’s vision of being the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial firm and one of the best companies in the world. Woolpert has been certified as a Great Place to Work by its employees for several consecutive years. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Woolpert is continually moving its culture forward. Because of our growth, we are seeking a Civil Engineer in Training in Houston, Texas.

If you are detail-oriented engineer with a strong work ethic and interest in complex design problems, then this is the job for you. Daily responsibilities range from coordination on projects and assisting project managers, roadway and geometric design, drainage design, computer aided drafting and design (AutoCAD Civil 3D), and preparing quantities and cost estimates. The successful candidate will be charged with design tasks and expected to solve problems with minimal supervision, but with strong mentoring and guidance.


  • Provides technical guidance on all aspects of projects and proposed plans

  • Works with Project Management team to coordinate scope and strategy

  • Prepares project designs and reports related to infrastructure projects

  • Participates in client interaction as technical expert and helps to strengthen client relationship

  • Works with technical staff in the preparation of construction drawings


  • Candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • An Engineer-In-Training certification is strongly preferred

  • Experience working with one or more of the following: TxDOT, Harris County, City of Houston, and/or any land development, etc.

  • Strong experience with design software such as Civil3D, MicroStation is a plus and ability to assist team in production process

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals

  • Candidate must be highly motivated, possess strong organizational and time management skills, and excel in a multidiscipline project team environment.

  • Candidate must have excellent presentation, communication, and writing skills.

  • Candidate must be able to respond effectively to inquiries from clients and regulatory agencies.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)