New Graduate - Junior Civil Engineer

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Columbus, OH, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 91587 

Job Category: Campus 

Location: Columbus, OH, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Hatch is currently seeking Junior Civil or Structural Engineering graduates to join its team in Columbus, OH. The Engineer will provide engineering analysis, design and construction observation support for a wide range of local and national water, wastewater and site development projects.

As an Engineer, you will work under the supervision of a Licensed Profession Engineer (P.E.) to incorporate design concepts into design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents.  You will interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate specific assignments pertaining to the overall project with fellow team members. You will perform work compliant with client contractual terms and local, state, and federal codes, ordinances, rules and/or regulations while ensuring completion on time and on budget. You will coordinate with clients, regulatory agencies, and multi-disciplinary team members. 
Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the Lead Civil Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule.
  • Prepare Engineering Work Packages (EWPs) in consultation with the Lead Civil Engineer.
  • Perform conceptual and detailed engineering design.
  • Prepare engineering calculations.
  • Prepare technical specifications.
  • Prepare data sheets.
  • Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise.
  • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates.
  • Prepare and/or review project procedures, standard specifications and design criteria.
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews.
  • Carry out assigned tasks within budget and schedule.
  • Assist in defining project scope.
  • Review and evaluate technical work prepared by junior engineers, intermediate engineers, designers, technicians and technologists.
  • Ensure co-ordination with designers and engineers within the civil discipline and with other disciplines.
  • Construction supervision and management dependent upon project demands.
  • Assist in the commissioning on site as required.
  • Assist in compilation and incorporate the safety in design plan. 


  • A recent or soon to be graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to achieving engineering excellence
  • A desire to learn and continually develop
  • E.I.T. Registration is a plus.
  • Previous internship or co-op experience working on civil, site, and storm-water management design projects is preferred.


Requirements for all sectors:

  • To live our manifesto. Our vision and values that set us apart from our competition, put our planet first, and make each day a step toward positive change. Read more here: Hatch Manifesto
  • Perform assignments related to your sector
  • Assist with preparation of detailed design for projects
  • Support preparation of drawings from detailed notes and specifications
  • Coordination with other technicians/engineers on projects
  • Provide support to Senior Engineers and Designers as and when needed

What we offer:

  • Ability to apply your skills to challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects, while working alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people
  • An exciting work environment in a constantly evolving industry
  • The opportunity to receive excellent mentorship from industry experts
  • Challenging career with countless opportunities
  • Stability and consistency – you are joining the Hatch team and family to grow your career in a way that suites you best
  • Expected growth at Hatch:
    • You will be able learn about the different sectors, processes, people and culture that drives our business
    • You will learn from others and develop relationships with your managers, colleagues, etc
    • Growth in our communities locally, but also thinking globally
  • Company gatherings, happy hours, social interaction to build strong work relationships.
  • Regional networking
  • Young Professional Groups (YP)

All applicants must submit a copy of their transcript (official or unofficial) with their application.


Compensation range depends on education, major, experience (overall), and interview skills.  For ideal candidates, the compensation range can be $80,000 - $86,000 annually. Please feel free to contact us for information on additional compensation and programs.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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