The Water Resources Project Engineer position is responsible for performing engineering analyses, calculations and design relating to water and wastewater infrastructure, including but not limited to pumping, storage and conveyance systems.  The duties require the development of technical analyses including technical memoranda, technical reports, feasibility studies, preliminary engineering design, and final design (including the preparation construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates).  Bid and Construction phase support is also required, including evaluation of construction bids, responding to contractor Requests for Information (RFIs), reviewing submittals, and evaluating construction change proposals. Responsibilities will also include performing and overseeing water and wastewater planning studies and hydraulic analyses, such as master plans, capacity studies and preliminary design reports.  The individual may provide direction and oversight of junior engineering staff.


What you’ll be doing

  • Developing plans, specifications, and estimates for public infrastructure projects
  • Gathering and reviewing background data for the design and implementation of projects
  • Performing feasibility-level alternatives analyses and evaluations
  • Authoring technical memoranda and reports
  • Providing engineering services during construction, including review of contractor submittals, responding to RFI’s, providing design clarifications, etc.
  • Performing and/or overseeing hydraulic model development, calibration and analysis
  • Preparation of planning studies such as master plans
  • Preparing condition assessments for existing facilities


Things you should know about

  • Provide coordination and direction of staff, subconsultants and other disciplines
  • Communication of task status/progress and level of effort remaining
  • Will oversee the work of junior level engineer staff and GIS/CAD Technicians
  • Experience interacting with public sector clients
  • Organized with a high attention to detail


The ante

  • 5-10 Years of industry experience
  • 2-5 years of experience performing the essential duties listed above 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • PE Licensure in California


What it takes

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Civil or Mechanical Engineering principles, practices, and methods of design, construction, and maintenance for water and sewer infrastructure including pump/lift stations, pipelines, tanks, reservoirs, flow control facilities and appurtenances facilities.
  • Excellent skills relating to writing and oral communication.
  • Ability to make sound decisions regarding complex engineering problems.
  • Working knowledge of computer aided drafting, word processing, project scheduling, and spreadsheets.
  • Preferred software knowledge including; AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation, Innovyze InfoWater and InfoSewer, AFT Fathom, ArcMap, BlueBeam Revu

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