Brown and Caldwell Engineer I (Water Infrastructure, Pipelines) in Sacramento, California

Engineer I (Water Infrastructure, Pipelines)

Work Location:Sacramento, California


Job Type:Full Time


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 ready to launch your career at a place which takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Our Sacramento office is currently seeking a self-motivatedStaff Engineerto join us supporting ourInfrastructure Engineering Group. This is a great opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office. The successful candidate will work with and be mentored by strong, senior technical staff on 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:

In this role you will work closely with project managers and other team members to execute work involving conventional types of civil engineering principals and other related activities for water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Specific duties may include the following:

  • Assist with design of water and wastewater pipelines and pumping stations, including completing calculations, development of plans and specifications.

  • Prepare infiltration/inflow analysis and pipeline condition assessments.

  • Conduct flow monitoring and hydraulic modeling.

  • Assist with environmental studies, permitting, alternatives analyses, and other technical deliverables.

  • Check performance or conformity with plans and specifications as part of engineering services during construction.

  • Assist with submittal reviews, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, and change orders for construction projects.

  • Conduct field work as necessary for various projects.

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with project teams including other disciplines (drafters, designers, and other engineers).

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering;Master’s degree preferred.

  • EIT preferred.

  • Coursework in fluid mechanics, hydraulics, structural analysis, soil mechanics, and surveying preferred.

  • 0-2 years professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of wastewater conveyance facilities.

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills required.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required, particularly Microsoft Excel.

  • AutoCAD, GIS and MathCAD and/or Civil 3D knowledge a plus.

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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