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Engineer in Training (EIT) Graduate Engineer at Ardurra Group, Inc. in Houston, Texas

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ardurra is seeking a Civil Engineering in Training (EIT) to join our staff in Houston, Texas.

Primary Function:

Under general supervision, performs assignments of limited scope which require the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related design engineering tasks. Assignments involve some unusual or difficult problems requiring job knowledge and abilities beyond entry level.

Primary Duties:

  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features.

  • Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments.

  • Performs duties on small projects or portions of larger projects at the same time.

  • Assist in prioritizing and scheduling projects, determining work requirements to complete project plans and coordinates scheduling to accommodate projects already underway

  • Opportunity to develop broad knowledge and skills in a specific practice area.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Performs moderate analysis and design tasks involving design calculations and sketches of plans, layouts and typical sections.

  • Prepares portions of project documents and edits specifications.

  • Coordinates with roadway design on schematics and reviews traffic control plans or traffic projects.

  • Performs research and investigations in addition to Graduate Engineer responsibilities.

  • Reviews environmental documents.

  • Represents Ardurra at various meetings and serves as a liaison with city, county and other governmental and private entities.

Managerial Responsibilities

  • Coordinates work with graduate engineers, technicians, or administrative staff.

Direction Received:

  • Receives instruction on specific objectives. Receives direction on unconventional and/or complex problems, and possible solutions. Receives a thorough review of completed work for application of sound professional judgment.

Communication Skills

  • Effective oral and written communications skills. Must be able to collaborate with other employees, interact with clients and contractors.

Travel and/or Environment Requirements

  • Must be able to visually observe and differentiate details and colors of objects, recognize sound, tone and pitch; adjust to interruption and changes; work in hot, cold, and noisy work areas; stand, walk and sit for extended periods; climb stairs and ladders; deal with people in tense situations, and lift up to forty (40) pounds.

  • Must have valid State Driver’s License and carry applicable State mandated auto insurance for personal vehicle.

  • Must have dependable transportation to attend meetings or to make field visits on a short notice.

  • Must be willing and available to work all shifts, including rotation, weekends and holidays.

Education and Experience Requirements:


  • 1+ year(s) (Advanced degree may be substituted for the experience)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program. (Technical experience may be substituted for the Degree)

  • Engagement in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of contemporary issues.

Licensure and Certification

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification - Texas




Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun.  We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home. 

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


Ardurra does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Agency Agreement, Ardurra will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. If a resume or candidate is submitted to any hiring manager without a previously signed agreement, Ardurra reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. These candidates will be considered property of Ardurra. We’re not currently looking to add any more agencies to our list of approved vendors, so please do not contact any of our managers or recruitment team with sales calls or details of your candidates.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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