Entry Level Civil Engineer – Fargo, North Dakota

Entry Level Civil Engineer – Fargo, North Dakota

WHKS is looking for detailed and technically-oriented individuals who are passionate about contributing fresh perspectives and creative ideas.  As an entry-level civil engineer, you will work closely with a team of engineers to play a vital role in the design of municipal, transportation, and other infrastructure projects.

Our Fargo, North Dakota location is a satellite office that works closely with our Rochester, Minnesota location.  As part of this team, you will be contributing to projects in Minnesota and surrounding states.

Responsibilities include:

  • Municipal utility and roadway design, site design, quantity estimates, and other engineering support functions
  • Design and prepare roadway construction drawings, typical/cross sections, erosion and sediment control plans, maintenance and protection of traffic plans, storm water management, drainage design, signing and pavement marking plans, and right-of-way (ROW) plans
  • Perform other design-related tasks, such as quantity calculations, geometric calculations, roadway layout, grading plans, utility layouts, and subdivision layout
  • Develop 3-D models using GEOPAK or Civil 3D
  • Provide oversight of CADD technicians to ensure work is done properly and accurately
  • Perform construction observation which may include:
    • Physically performing field-required concrete or asphalt testing
    • Preparing and documenting material reports, test results and material sources
    • Maintaining daily logs of inspections and reviewing any discrepancies with the appropriate parties
    • Preparing and reviewing pay reports


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • EI or ability to take FE exam within 6 months
  • 0-5 years of experience in Municipal or Transportation design
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Experience with Autocad Civil 3D and/or MicroStation