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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Staff Engineer (Wastewater/Construction)

Work Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
ID: 3191
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 0-5%

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.


Currently our Vancouver, B.C. office has an opening for a Staff Engineer to join us immediately. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office and out at a premier project construction site.  Candidate will work with and be mentored by strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff on various municipal water and wastewater treatment projects.

Job Expectations:

  • Provide construction management and construction engineering support on a long-term wastewater treatment project
  • During the construction phase, candidate will be expected to work out at the project site, averaging 5 days a week
  • Provide document control, attend meetings and prepare minutes, perform submittal review and coordination during construction activities
  • Check performance or conformity with plans and specifications through field inspection and testing
  • Assist with environmental studies, permitting and alternative analyses
  • Work on engineering designs, prepare reports, construct plans, make specifications and assist various projects
  • Assist with the preparation of technical memoranda, reports and electronic deliverables

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Candidate should hold a BS degree in engineering (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical etc.) or related field required; MS degree preferred
  • Previous internship or experience in the construction management and/or engineering consulting field is a plus
  • Experience and/or coursework in wastewater treatment preferred
  • Candidate will have strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to work well in team environments
  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and contextually essential
  • Candidate will have strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to work well independently and in team environments
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite a plus (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred
  • Candidate should be authorized to work in Canada

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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