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Civil Engineer in Training (EIT)

Newkirk Engineering Inc. (NEI) is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer in Training (EIT) for our transportation design division within our Deland, FL office. The successful candidate will be able to tackle roadway design projects in a challenging, fast paced, and team-oriented environment.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assist in the planning, design, and production of construction contract plans, specifications, and supporting contract documents for a variety of projects to include roadway resurfacing, intersection reconstruction, safety enhancement, roadway widening; sidewalk, multi-use-trail and stormwater drainage.
  • Complete roadway design plans utilizing Civil 3D to develop design models meeting FDOT standards and develop dynamic plan sheets with limited supervision.
  • Developing drainage plans including plan views, ditch profiles, drainage structure sheets, and pond detail sheets.
  • Perform engineering calculations, data analysis, and field observations
  • Preparing permit applications and managing agency correspondence in the pursuit of permits for projects.
  • Performing drainage design analysis including ponds, ditches, hydraulic modelling using ICPR4 stormwater analysis software. Additionally, systems will be analyzed for pipe-sizing and hydraulic grade lane, roadway spread, hydroplaning, and erosion control.
  • Complete project tasks within deadlines and work within allotted project budgets.
  • Work toward your PE license with peer support and guidance from senior PE staff.
Experience & Education Requirements
  • 0-3 years of previous roadway design or other transportation related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s in civil engineering or related field.
  • Must possess Fundamentals of Engineering (EI) certification or able to obtain within 6-months of employment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver's license prior to and during employment
  • Basic understanding and willingness to become proficient in Autocad Civil 3D, ICPR4 and Microsoft Office products ICPR
Experience & Education Preferences
  • Transportation area undergraduate focus
  • Pre-graduate internships or work-experience with plan production experience
  • Experience with FDOT specific plans production (Roadway, Drainage, and Signing and Pavement Marking Design)
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office programs, Autocad & Civil-3D, ICPR4, and Primavera software
  • Knowledge of roadway design standards (AASHTO, FDOT, MUTCD, etc.)

To apply for this position, please email resumes to

Remote Work
Not available for this position. Position is based in our downtown Deland office

Benefits & Perks
NEI is a passionate team of innovators and builders, dreamers and doers. Ours is a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration, and growth. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package, flexible scheduling, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally.