Entry Level Engineering Associate - Water / Wastewater

  • McGill Associates, PA
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • May 06, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

McGill is a civil engineering firm focused on helping municipalities solve their water / wastewater challenges. Whether it’s providing safe drinking water or properly treating wastewater, responsible water management is vital for growth and quality of life in every community. Our team designs solutions that meet each community's unique need by approaching each project with a fresh perspective.

The Engineering Associate (EA) is an entry level position designed to introduce new graduates to the field of civil/environmental engineering, particularly water / wastewater. The EA is assigned to a team and reports directly to a Project Manager. This team approach allows each new graduate to become familiar with basic concepts including basic engineering computations, design, layout, modeling, CAD and engineering reports for all types of water / wastewater projects.

Each project is unique and allows new graduates the opportunity to ask questions, seek guidance, and grow as a new professional. This career track is suitable for those graduating with a degree in civil or environmental engineering who plan to pursue PE license.


• Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related field

• Engineering Intern (EI) Certification preferred

• Valid Tennessee driver’s license

• Proficiency in AutoCAD – Civil 3D

• Proficiency in commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Excellent writing and communication skills

McGill Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training comply with the regulations of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Employees are entitled to work in an environment free from any kind of unlawful discrimination or harassment.

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. McGill Associates participates in E-Verify.

McGill Associates conducts background, credit, and motor vehicle checks in compliance with all federal and state statutes. An offer of employment may be extended to an applicant prior to the completion of these checks, but the applicant may not begin work until the completion and approval of the results.

McGill Associates conducts pre-employment, random, project specific, for-cause, and post-accident drug screens in accordance with all federal and state statutes.

McGill Associates will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. All McGill Associates’ facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing and/or speech impairments may contact McGill Associates by dialing 711 to access the state Relay Service for TTY/TDD.