Water Engineer
Brown and Caldwell
Portland, OR

About $74,000 - $96,000 a year

This position offers the opportunity to work in a growth-oriented, professional consulting office where you will work with and be mentored by strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff on various large, multi-year, potable water projects and programs. Our ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, will thrive in a diverse team environment and can handle multiple tasks with competing priorities. Initially, this position will act as an assistant Project Engineer on large-diameter water transmission pipeline design and program management projects. You will be working with technical staff and executing the following types of work:

Conduct engineering evaluations, execute design calculations, prepare reports and technical memos, plans, and specifications under the guidance of senior engineering staff.
Assist with project management activities and develop Project Management (PM) skills for expanded responsibilities and internal PM assignments.
Gain exposure to business development and assist in project pursuits.
Understand open-channel and pressure conveyance system hydraulics.
Assist with development of permitting plans and permit applications.
Work as part of a team to successfully deliver assignments on time and on budget.
Conduct field investigations and provide engineering services during construction.
Assist in preparing and making presentations to clients, colleagues, and the public.

Desired Skills and Experience:
B.S. degree in Civil; M.S. degree a plus
6 + years’ experience and/or coursework in Infrastructure related projects preferred
Valid driver’s license and good driving record may be required
Project management skills a plus
Professional Engineer (PE) License required
Previous supervisory experience a plus
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
Experience using engineering calculation software (MathCAD, MATLAB) preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports and documents required

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer a defined Progression Path advancement program; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentations as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please visit our Web site at www.brownandcaldwell.com to apply online and for additional career opportunities.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)