Interested in Joining the Summit Team?

At Summit, we recognize that our employees are the center of our success. We believe in offering them the opportunity to challenge themselves by working on unique and extraordinary projects while rewarding their initiative by providing them with the means to further their career growth and education.  

That’s why we are devoted to hiring talented individuals that will help us cultivate a diverse and commanding workforce that will stand for our values and define our field of work.  

Join the Summit Team, and together, we will take your career to new heights.   

About Us

Our Portfolio

Openings By State

Summit offers a diverse selection of job opportunities in various states.
Browse through our available positions below and discover your next opportunity!

  • Civil Designer
  • Civil Engineer- Project Manager
  • Civil Project Engineer
  • CMT Senior Engineering Technician
  • CMT Field Technicians
  • GIS/CAD Specialist
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Landscape Architect Project Manager
  • Roadway Designer
  • Senior Geotechnical Project Manager
  • Senior Roadway Design Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Survey Party Chief
  • Survey Transportation Technician
  • Water Resources Engineer
  • Civil Designer II
  • Civil Project Engineer
  • Construction Inspector
  • Construction Inspector
  • Planner II
  • Senior Construction Inspector
  • Senior Roadway Design Engineer
  • CEI Inspector
  • CEI Project Administrator
  • CEI Senior Inspector
  • Senior Roadway Design Engineer

Check back soon for more information!

  • Transportation Engineering Technician

Check back soon for more opportunities!

Looking to join our Transportation Construction Inspector Team? Summit has numerous positions open throughout North Carolina.

What’s it Like to Work for Summit?

At Summit, our unwavering commitment lies in fostering a strong sense of community, passion, and collaboration in our employees. Whether you’re designing projects in the office or bringing those visions to life in the field, each day will find you immersed in a dynamic environment that thrives on creative thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving. We believe that working hand-in-hand with professionals disciplines fosters a culture of continuous learning and growth. Together, #WeAreSummit.

Amazing Employees

Our Pinnacle Award program highlights the best of the best, giving recognition where it’s due to the employees who make up the backbone of our operation.

Exceptional Services

Summit’s fourteen service departments work together seamlessly to bring any project from inception to conclusion. Read more about our service departments through our Department Overview series!

Industry Insights

Drones, self-healing concrete, zoning ordinances and more– our blog offers key insights into the AEC industry, written by established professionals who are keen to share their insight.

Industry Innovation. Award-winning Designs.

NCDOT 1-26 Rest Area

ACEC/NC Site Design Honors Award

— for Engineering Excellence in the Site Design category (2023)

Greene County Operations Center

ACEC/NC Grand Award

— for Engineering Excellence in the Vertical category (2023)

Benefits of Joining the Summit Team


We want to provide our clients with the most talented and knowledgeable employees possible; therefore, we are committed to our employees’ professional development as well as providing them with benefits that promote wellness and peace of mind. Our team is large enough to tackle prominent industry jobs, but small enough to remain a tight-knit group that takes care of one another. When you join the Summit team, you receive all the benefits of working at a large firm while retaining the values and first-hand experience of a small one. 

Health and Wellness

  Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  Health Savings Account
  Flexible Spending Account
  Wellness Program including Wellness Stipend
  Employee Assistance Program

Time Off + Work/Life Balance

 Paid Holidays
  Paid Vacation Time
 Paid Sick Time
 Paid Bereavement Leave
  Paid Volunteer/Community Service Leave
  Paid Parental Leave

Financial Security

 401(k) Retirement Program with Company Match
 Company-Paid Life Insurance
 Supplemental Life Insurance
 Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
 Financial Planning Resources
 Student Loan Repayment Assistance
 Accident/Hospital Indemnity/Critical Illness Insurance
 Legal and ID Shield

Professional Development

 Tuition Reimbursement
 Student Internships
 Job Training
 In-House Training Program for CEI
 Cross-Training Opportunities
 Professional Licenses Reimbursement
 Professional Membership Reimbursement
 Apprenticeship Opportunities

Upcoming Campus Events

Clemson Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

UNC Charlotte Professional in Residence

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

UNC Charlotte STEM Career Fair

Friday, February 9th, 2024

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Virginia Tech Civil Engineering Career Fair

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wake Tech Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

NC State CCEE Career Fair

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sandhills Community College Career Fair

Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Equal Opportunity Employer

Summit Design and Engineering is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant for employment or employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other classes established by law. The principles of equal employment opportunity apply to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to hiring, job placement, training, compensation, discipline, advancement, and termination. Summit participates in E-Verify but does not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.

Summit will accommodate persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient persons can receive translation services for access to services. Please contact our office by email or by phone at 919.732.3883 if you need any such assistance.

Notice to External Search Firms

Summit does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not engage with external search firms who are passing along unsolicited recommendations. We do not consent to and will not be obligated to pay placement fees in the event of a hire.

The Summit HR team engages with search firms for the purpose of hiring talent on an as-needed basis. If you or the firm you represent believes you would be a good match as a recruitment partner, you may submit your contact and firm information to our email.