Careers

Prein&Newhof is a place where you can have a career, not just a job.

We employ more than 100 professionals, including

  • Engineers
  • GIS and CADD Specialists
  • Surveyors
  • Geologists
  • Construction Observers
  • Chemists
  • Support Staff

All full-time employees are owners of the Company, and only employees own Company stock.

Prein&Newhof provides equal employment opportunity for all persons and prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by law.

If you are interested in joining Prein&Newhof, please submit your resume and an Employee Application electronically to resume@preinnewhof.com with the job position title in the subject line.

Laboratory

Open Positions

WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT ENGINEER

Grand Rapids Office — We are looking to hire an experienced civil engineer to support growth in our wastewater treatment engineering business. Job responsibilities include: project development, project management, field investigations, design engineering, construction engineering, client management, and business development for wastewater treatment projects.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering; master’s degree in environmental engineering is preferred
  • 10–15 years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment and process engineering
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan or have the ability to become registered within 12 months
  • Work experience should include: biological modeling, IPP, MAHL, design engineering, construction phase engineering, construction observation, client management, and business development
  • Experience in the State of Michigan is preferred

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CADD TECHNICIAN 

Grand Rapids Office — We are looking for someone who can utilize Computer and CADD Software (Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite) to generate detailed construction drawings, topographic maps, surveys, figures, exhibits, and record plans for civil engineering projects. This individual will also be expected to assist Engineers in completing plans and all phases of design.

Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED, Associates or higher in Civil Engineering Technology or related field preferred
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD 2013 or above
  • Proficiency with Civil3D 2013 or above
  • Proficiency with Revit 2013 or above
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

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CIVIL ENGINEER 

Grand Rapids Office — We are looking to hire a civil engineer to support our municipal engineering business. Job responsibilities include site plan review, storm water management, field investigations, report writing, design engineering, construction engineering, and client coordination for municipal clients.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering
  • 5–10 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal civil engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan or ability to become licensed within 3 years

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CIVIL ENGINEER

Cadillac or Traverse City Office — We are looking to hire a civil engineer to support our municipal engineering business. Job responsibilities include site plan review, storm water management, field investigations, report writing, design engineering, construction engineering, and client coordination for municipal clients.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal civil engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan or ability to become licensed within 3 years

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CIVIL ENGINEER

Kalamazoo Office — We are looking to hire an experienced civil engineer to support our municipal engineering business. Job responsibilities include report writing, design engineering, construction engineering, client coordination for municipal clients, and preparation of workload forecast for staff.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering or related field
  • P.E. License
  • CADD Software experience

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CONSTRUCTION OBSERVER

Grand Rapids & Muskegon Offices — We are looking to hire an entry-level construction observer to support growth in our construction services. Responsibilities of the position include materials testing, communication of progress to project engineers, completing Daily Reports, conflict resolution with contractors, and construction staking.

 

Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to be insured through P&N

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CONSTRUCTION OBSERVER

Grand Rapids & Muskegon OfficesWe are looking to hire an experienced construction observer to support growth in our construction services. Responsibilities of the position include materials testing, communication of progress to project engineers, completing Daily Reports, conflict resolution with contractors, and construction staking.

 

Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 8 years of progressively responsible construction observation experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to be insured through P&N

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ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING

Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon Offices — We are looking for individuals who can provide high-quality engineering services to our clients while supporting the Design Engineer, Project Manager and/or Client Manager.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Passing grade on NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
Preferred
  • Masters degree or higher in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Areas of Civil Engineering Course Concentration: Transportation/Municipal, Water Resources, Environmental/Sanitary

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FIELD TECHNICIAN INTERN

Grand Rapids Office — This person will be responsible for collecting manhole, storm sewer pipe, sanitary sewer pipe, and topographic data through GPS and measurements in communities throughout West Michigan. This person may also assist our Survey Department with construction staking.

Requirements
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds and walk long distances on varied terrain
  • Ability to work outside for up to 50 hours a week, with possible Saturday hours
  • Willing to use personal cell phone for project communication (Stipend will be provided)
  • Ability to provide steel-toed work boots

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GIS INTERN

Muskegon Office — We are looking for an intern to assist the Project Manager by creating, refining, and maintaining features with ArcGIS Map to improve the accuracy of existing maps for storm water, asset management, and waste water projects.

Requirements
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Specific vision abilities, including close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Preferred
  • Knowledge of ArcMap 10.4, ArcGIS Online, and Microsoft Excel

 

LAB TECHNICIAN

Grand Rapids Laboratory — We are looking for someone who is capable of providing high quality laboratory testing for our clients. This person will be working exclusively in a laboratory environment.

Requirements
  • Associate’s degree in a physical science or related field
  • 2 years of relevant experience
Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a physical science or related field
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in organic testing using a GC-MS and GC instruments

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SURVEY TECHNICIAN

Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo Offices — We are looking for individuals who can assist in boundary and engineering-related surveys to prepare maps, plots, and plans depicting topography.

Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
Preferred
  • Associate’s degree in Land Surveying or related field

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