Engineering Tech III – Civil Structural

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Qualusis a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We offer competitive benefits as well as in-house career and professional skills development through QualU, while providing job opportunities in power systems engineering, field services, and turnkey project management.


  • Apply standard civil codes and techniques for substation project work with a focus on civil design including site layout, grading, storm drainage (retention and/or detention ponds), roads, and environmental (oil containment and SPCC) and governmental permitting requirements. Design may be for both new and retrofits of existing stations.
  • The candidate will be responsible to produce design calculations as needed for drainage systems.
  • Must have comprehensive skills on developing the design concept for drainage systems in accordance with established standards.
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret public agencies regulations and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individual or groups of clients, permitting agencies, and the general public.
  • Proficient with drafting programs such as AutoCAD and MicroStation a plus.
  • The candidate will be responsible for designing foundations using commercially available software such as LPILE.
  • Direct and/or participate in client meetings/job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Delegating, planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the work of other engineers, designers, and drafters will be critical.
  • Coordinate with other engineering discipline.
  • Perform/Ensure company’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes are being followed on all design packages.


  • AS Degree or 2 years of formal post-high school specialized trade (technical school/certifications).
  • 5+ years of experience in civil grading design using AutoCAD Civil3D.
  • Experience performing drainage calculations for swale/culvert sizing and retention pond sizing preferred.
  • Experience in substation design is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills. Must be able to identify necessary software to complete needed design work.
  • Microsoft Office product application.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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