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Professional Engineer (Water Infrastructure)

Work Location: Walnut Creek, California
ID: 3040
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 10%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? We are currently seeking a Professional Engineer to join our growing Infrastructure Group in our Walnut Creek office. In this role you will team with strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff to work on current and future projects involving water and wastewater conveyance, pumping stations, and master planning work.

When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

Job Expectations:

Perform engineering work on water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Develop engineering designs including preparation of reports, construction plans, technical specifications, hydraulic models, and cost estimates for various projects. Verify contractor performance or conformity with plans and specifications through field inspection and testing.

Responsibilities may also include the following:

  • Planning, design, and engineering services during construction of water and wastewater pipelines, pumping stations and treatment facilities
  • I/I analysis and pipeline condition assessment
  • Flow monitoring and hydraulic modeling
  • Large diameter pipeline and conveyance design
  • Pipeline rehabilitation and trenchless installation design
  • Master planning and design of water and wastewater projects
  • Project Management (depending on previous experience)
  • Business development (depending on previous experience)

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering required; Master’s degree preferred
  • PE, CA preferred or ability to obtain CA PE within one year.
  • 5-10 years professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of municipal conveyance facilities.
  • AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D knowledge preferred.
  • Previous project management and business development experience a plus.
  • Candidate must have strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of multi-discipline teams.

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 defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation 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.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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