Job Posting – Engineer-in-Training

Summit Engineering Group, Inc. is seeking to hire an Engineer-in-Training to assist in the preparation of construction documents, design computations, reports, and other work tasks as describe in the attached job description.

The Company:
Summit Engineering Group, Inc.
9601 Warren H. Abernathy Hwy.
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone: (864) 949-1111
Web address: www.summitengineeringgroup.com

We are an employee-owned, civil engineering firm based in Spartanburg, SC that provides professional services to various municipalities, special interest groups, state agencies, and developers in North and South Carolina.

The principals and project managers of Summit have experience ranging from 20 years to 40+ years, providing leadership and mentorship to staff. We pride ourselves in maintaining a family atmosphere that promotes an environment where our employees can learn and grow professionally.

The Position:
See the attached job description for a detailed explanation of the responsibilities, qualification requirements, and pay range of the position.

Work Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week – based on a 4-1/2 day work week.
    (7:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Thursday; 7:30 am – 11:30 pm Friday)


  • Competitive insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • 401(k) with Employer Contribution
  • Profit Sharing
  • Competitive Holiday and Vacation Programs
  • Continued Education Assistance
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Join our Summit Family
Please contact Alvin Fuller at [email protected]


Job Description for Engineer-in-Training


Engineer-in-Training, working under the direction of engineers, is responsible for performing complex computations, generating reports and technical specifications, and creating detailed drawings that are utilized in the planning and construction of civil engineering projects including utility (water and wastewater) lines, pump stations, treatment plants, and similar projects.

Engineer-in-Training Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with engineers, surveyors, drafters, and other designers in the execution of engineering projects
  • Perform complex design calculations (hydraulic, storm water, structural, etc.)
  • Hydraulic modeling
  • Support engineering managers in the planning of engineering projects
  • Prepare construction estimates (quantity takeoffs)
  • Preparation and submission of permit applications
  • Preparation of design drawings and project maps
  • Preparation of contract documents and technical specifications
  • Field engineering, including:
    • field data collection and assessment
    • hydraulic flow tests
    • construction observation
    • field surveying, under the supervision of a licensed surveyor
    • attend project meetings

Important Engineering-in-Training Qualifications
The ideal candidate shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Ability to read construction plans
  • Proficient math skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • AutoCAD experience, Civil3D preferred
  • GIS experience preferred

All applicants must have a valid SC/NC driver’s license
BS or MS degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution
Proficient in Microsoft Office (word, excel, etc.)
Working Knowledge of AutoCAD

Salary Range
We offer competitive salaries based on education, training level, and experience.

Summit Engineering Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, disability, parental status, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic.