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Project (Civil) Engineer - Roadway Design | Indianapolis

*This position will report to our Indianapolis, IN office.


HWC Engineering is seeking a qualified, self-motivated, professional engineer or EIT experienced in Roadway Design. If you want to work in a remarkable work culture where everyone treats one another with the highest level of respect and enjoys being part of one of the most progressive and friendly engineering firms in the Midwest, then we would love for you to apply.



  • Collaborate with design teams as a designer on roadway projects for INDOT, LPA, Local, and other various clients.
  • Daily application of knowledge in designing with Microstation, InRoads, (ORD is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the INDOT and the LPA project development process, design standards and specifications, and federally funded projects.
  • Strong skills in detail orientated application of engineering principals to prepare quantity calculations, geometric design criteria, plans, cost estimates, special provisions, permit applications, and other contract documents as needed for a variety of clients in public and private transportation industry. 
  • Teamwork: Work collaboratively with others through the design and project development process, receiving frequent QC/QA from senior staff, supervisors, peers, and other support staff.  
  • Teamwork: Interact effectively with consulting firms partnering with HWC, INDOT staff, local government agency staff, and HWC’s multi-disciplined staff. 
  • Working knowledge of the requirements for R/W acquisition, NEPA, and other related engineering project development processes.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
  • 3+ years Roadway Design experience.
  • EIT or Professional Engineering License in Indiana.
  • Proven working knowledge of Microstation/InRoads, estimating software (BidTabs, CES, or similar), Applicable scheduling and Tracking tools, Design software, Bluebeam, and all Microsoft Office software.  
  • Ability to think critically, manage time, and problem solve independently.
  • Strong data analysis and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Applicant must possess high ethical standards, have a strong sense of commitment to self-development, teamwork, and a desire to work in a deadline-driven team environment.


  • Drainage/Hydraulic Design: Small Structures, Storm and Sanitary, Urban Systems, and/or Bridge.
  • Traffic signal design, and/or lighting design.
  • Practical knowledge of materials/testing or pavement design / geotechnical applications within Roadway design.
  • Application of INDOT CAD and Design standards, and ability to transition to a future use of Open Roads Designer (ORD).



HWC Company Culture is proud of its employee compensation packages and profit sharing.  Over the last decade, HWC has given annual raises and performance-based bonuses and recognition unmatched by competitors!  

  • Named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana, by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in 2016 – 2023.
  • HWC offers Flexible work environment and schedules: remote work, hybrid in-office, and full-time in office work environments are offered dependent upon position / situation (ability to work from home).
  • Highly Competitive Salary along with Performance-based bonuses and recognition.
  • Paid time off available upon hire and at the start of each new year.
  • Competitive pay and benefits.


HWC Engineering is a full-service consulting engineering firm that provides water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, inspection, site engineering, survey, landscape architecture and planning services to both the public and private sectors.


Founded in 1989 in Terre Haute, Indiana, HWC has additional offices in Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie and New Albany, allowing us to provide professional engineering services to clients throughout Indiana and the Midwest.

HWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, gender or any status protected by federal, state or local laws. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, competence and performance.