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Civil Engineer, Entry Level

  • Sugar Land, Texas
  • Position ID: 3001
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Engineer-in-Training
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD Civil 3D ; Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? We're looking for an entry-level Civil Engineer to join our fast-paced team in Sugar Land, TX working on residential, commercial, retail, and industrial site development projects.

What a Civil Engineer job is all about:

  • You jump at the opportunity to collaborate with Professional Engineers and design staff
  • You want to participate in delivering projects related to land planning, site design, feasibility/cost opinions and final civil construction plan design
  • You have a passion for learning and developing your skills creating bid/contract documents
  • Change is not scary word to you; You thrive in an organization that constantly adapts and evolves with client needs
  • You enjoy interacting with clients, governing agencies and the public and don’t mind occasional construction administration duties and field / site visits

What you need to make an impact:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited civil engineering program or on track to complete within 6 months
  • EIT certification in the State of Texas or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • 0-2 years’ experience in land development for residential, commercial, retail, and industrial type projects. Experience in multi-family and senior housing projects a plus but not required
  • Excellent communication skills and detail oriented
  • General understanding of drainage design (i.e. storm drainage system, detention/retention design, stormwater quality design)
  • Software experience with Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Drainage software (HEC RAS / HEC HMS) considered a plus but not required

What we offer:

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.

Why join us?

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.