HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. - Job Description

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Job Title: Engineer-In-Training (EIT)

Posted on February 14, 2023

Job Description:

HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. (HLA) is the region’s leading professional services firm providing consulting services in municipal engineering, land development, land and construction surveying, and construction management.  Committed to both the success of our projects and the success of our clients for 50 years, HLA strives to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work.

HLA is looking for a full-time motivated and enthusiastic Civil Engineer-in-Training (EIT) to join our growing team.  As part of the engineering team, our EITs provide support in planning and design services under the direction of our Licensed Professional Engineers.  This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop your technical skills in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.  


  • Work closely with project managers in preparing project budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in the design and analysis of civil engineering projects such as roads, bridges, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Perform calculations and prepare engineering reports.
  • Perform CAD and/or direct CAD staff activities for preparation of engineering plans.
  • Engage with clients and contractors.
  • Attend project meetings and assist in communicating project status to clients and stakeholders.
  • Participate in site visits and field inspections.
  • Assist with funding applications and environmental review and regulatory agency compliance.


By joining HLA, you will commit to serving our clients with integrity and enthusiasm.  In addition, you will also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification.
  • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in AutoCAD and relevant engineering software.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication.
  • Attention to detail and ability to balance multiple tasks.
  • A motivated, positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Professionalism and desire to work with engineering staff at all levels.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

This is a full-time salaried exempt position with competitive base pay plus hourly pay for any extra hours worked.  Compensation for this position ranges from $5,000.00 - $7,500.00 base salary depending on experience and number of hours worked.  HLA offers a competitive benefits package including an annual bonus, Paid Time Off, 7 Paid Holidays, Company paid Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, and a 401(k)-profit sharing plan with annual employer contributions.  Signing and relocation bonuses available for the right candidate.

An equal opportunity employer, HLA is a company that invests in its people and provides a professional, collaborative work environment. We offer one on one mentoring, early opportunities to work on challenging projects, and the potential for career advancement.  If you are passionate about infrastructure development and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we would love to hear from you!

Visit our website to learn more about our people and the projects we work on.  Find us at hlacivil.com.

If you are interested in learning more and joining the HLA team, please apply with a cover letter and resume. 

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