A Career That Matters 

Shield Engineering provides outstanding opportunities for career growth and advancement. Our team members are given the opportunity to develop new technical skill sets, manage complex projects, and provide direction to our clients. We offer a stable work environment, as evidenced by the average years of experience with Shield. In order to attract the caliber of team members we desire, Shield offers generous employee benefits.

Shield offers a comprehensive financial package to full-time employees that include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Incentive Bonus Plan
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match 
  • Training (Seminars, Internal and External Training Programs, Monthly In-house Training, etc.)
  • Company-paid Health, Dental, Company-Paid Life, Voluntary Life Insurance, Vision, and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation Days, Holidays, Sick Days, Personal Days 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workman's Compensation Insurance
  • Company cell phone or cell phone allowance

Shield's employment policies are straightforward. We hire, pay and promote based on capabilities, aptitude, willingness to learn and achievement. Performance is rewarded both monetarily and with increased responsibilities.

If you are interested in applying for any of the posted jobs, please email a resume and cover letter to

Shield is looking for the following talent:

Senior Geologist/Scientist

Shield Engineering’s Environmental Group is seeking a geologist/environmental scientist with 5-10 years of experience. The candidate should be a well-rounded professional who has deep consulting experience in the various NC and SC environmental regulatory programs relating to Assessment and Remediation as well as Phase I/II for property transactions.

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Engineering Technician

We are seeking experienced CMT Technicians for residential, forensic, commercial, earthwork and landfill CQA/CQC projects. Must enjoy working outdoors and traveling. This position is an hourly position located in our Charlotte, NC headquarters, reporting to our Geotechnical Department Manager.  

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Geotechnical/Structural Engineer

The Geotechnical/Structural Engineer position requires a minimum of a Bachelor or Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with course work in Soil Mechanics, Foundation, and Structural Engineering.  Experience levels require a minimum of 3-5 years Geotechnical / Structural experience.  Professional registration (E.I.T. or P.E.) is required. 

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Staff Geologist

Shield Engineering’s Environmental Group is seeking an entry level geologist.  Duties the first year would be heavily weighted (80%) toward environmental field sampling with the aim of transitioning to more office work the second year and beyond.  Most of Shield’s work is in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia.  This position is a salaried position located in our Charlotte, NC headquarters, reporting to our Environmental Group Leader.

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Engineering Design Services Department Manager

Shield Engineering, Inc. (Shield) is seeking a NC PE with 7 to 10 years of engineering experience in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Services, Industrial Facility Support in our Charlotte, NC office.  The ideal candidate will perform project procurement, execution and project management duties associated with water distribution, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, stormwater management and analysis, and a variety of other environmental and civil engineering disciplines.

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Shield is always looking for talented and dedicated employees.