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Civil Engineer Graduate – Entry Level - Charleston, WV

E.L. Robinson Engineering Co. is seeking an Entry Level Civil Engineer or Civil Engineering Technician, including recent graduates, to join our Charleston, WV office. Previous industry experience is a plus but not required. This position will be working under direct supervision to support a project team working on multidisciplinary Civil Engineering projects. This position will require the application of standard engineering principles and procedures.


  • Interact and learn from junior and senior level technical staff.
  • Collect and analyze data obtained from field investigations by creating maps, reports, drawings, and/or other documentation to present to engineers.
  • Contribute to writing technical reports, correspondence, and proposals.
  • Assist with the administration and coordination of various projects.
  • Use Civil 3D or MicroStation software to layout roads, bridges, retaining structures, drainage, and utility systems, as well as site grading and earthwork designs.
  • Apply understanding of all phases of the planning, design, and construction process.
  • Support development of report writing, calculation packages, and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology.
  2. 3.0 GPA or higher is preferred.

EIT certification is not required but encouraged.

  1. Knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals.
  2. Strong computer and organizational skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  3. Ability to perform in a deadline driven environment.
  4. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  5. Highly motivated, proactive, and willing to take on new challenges.
  6. Knowledge of Civil 3D CAD software and MicroStation is a plus.
  7. Must have a valid driver’s license.

E.L. Robinson Engineering Co. is a diversified civil engineering and planning firm with proven performance and established experience. We have successfully and creatively designed and completed top-quality engineering solutions since 1978 in multiple states across the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West.

ELR is committed to providing the highest standard of professional civil engineering expertise. We are an employee-owned company. As an ESOP company, we know that to take care of our clients, we must first take care of our own. ELR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

ELR offers a competitive salary as well as a full suite of benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, 401k with match, paid time off, and company holidays.

West Virginia

  • Charleston
  • Beckley
  • Chapmanville


  • Columbus
  • Cleveland
  • Little Hocking


  • Ashland

A 100% Employee Owned Company

Toll Free: 800.856.6485

*E.L. Robinson Engineering Co. ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Jayne Gwinn-Charleston Office at 304.776.7473 Ext. 238

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