Civil Engineer In Training


 As a member of the technical staff, the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) is involved in all aspects of complex projects from inception to conclusion. The EIT assists and works directly with the Professional Engineering staff in developing and maintaining the Company’s engineering procedures, project designs, engineering calculations and all other related engineering work. Involvement in assigned projects shall be in a manner that exceeds customers’ expectations and ensures that work adheres to all company policies is required. This position reports to the Department Manager – MEPF. 

✓ Assists in the development, review and approval of construction plans, including goals and objectives, work breakdown structure, detailed scope descriptions, detailed schedules, risk management approach, milestone descriptions, budgets and staffing requirements. 

✓ Provides technical support to marketing for bids and proposals. 

✓ Expedites and supports consultants’ and construction document submittals, budgets, and schedules. 

✓ Maintains and fosters contacts with consultants, contractors, vendors, and material suppliers. 

✓ Assists with the development of new Engineering standards and maintains and improves existing standards and guidelines, implementing industry and company best practices. 

✓ Interacts closely with internal teams to ensure that project needs and objectives are met. 

✓ Assists in preparation of engineering scope documents, exhibits, budgets, specifications, schedules, and Requests for Proposals (RFPs). 

✓ Participates in project meetings and conference calls. 

✓ Produces quality engineering plans, studies, and specifications while ensuring compliance with department, project, company, utility, regional electrical entity, and industry requirements and standards. 

✓ Participates in engineering, design, and construction review processes. 

✓ Conducts value-engineering studies of alternative design approaches. 

✓ Interprets plans, specifications, drawings, and documents related to engineering and construction. 

✓ Assists with investigations of electrical-related issues, including root cause analysis as needed. 

✓ Additional duties as required. 


  1. Thoroughness
  2. Technical Capacity
  3. Communication Proficiency
  4. Problem Solving/Analysis
  5. Deadline Oriented
  6. Customer/Client Focus

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one year related experience/training, and/or approved equal experience/training; path to professional registration is preferred. Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam: Passing score on the FE exam required. 


  • Strong desire to be a part of a start-up/high growth company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast-paced, results-oriented culture
  • Must be a strong team player or able to work independently
  • Self-driven, detail-oriented with analytical mindset

Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and have acceptable driving record.

Physical Requirements

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While on-site, the employee may lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. 


This position requires travel, including but not limited to, travel to local and nonlocal project sites, training, etc.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week.  Dependent on workload, hours may be somewhat flexible, and some late evenings and weekends may be required.

Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Etegra, Inc. is an e-Verify, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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