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Civil/Water Resources Engineer at Golder in Redmond, Washington

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

The Redmond, Washington office is seeking an entry-level Civil/Water Resource Engineer to work as part of a team focused on civil, water, and hydrotechnical resource related projects. The successful candidate will be able to assist and support on a diverse range of topics including, but not limited to, the following: hydrology, hydraulics, fluvial geomorphology, civil design, pipe and pumping systems, earthen embankments and dams, new mine design and mine remediation, linear project hydrotechnical hazards assessments, hydrotechnical mitigation engineering, erosion and slope stability mitigation engineering, surface water management, and industrial site remediation and transportation projects. Work includes integration and collaboration with related geotechnical, geologic, and environmental efforts. An appreciation for high quality, effective communication, and client-focused work products is essential. Some travel will be required.

The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or related discipline) required; and an M.S. in a water resource or similar related discipline preferred (i.e. Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or related discipline).

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, a positive attitude and the ability to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D (preferred).

  • Proficient in the use of standard MSOffice tools, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

  • A strong interest in some or all of the skills as described below.

  • Experience collaborating with related geotechnical, geologic, and/or environmental work.

  • Eligibility for Professional registration as an Engineer in Training in State of Washington in related discipline or proven eligibility for Professional registration in US.

  • Willingness to travel locally/internationally.

Desired Skills (Familiarity or experience with):


  • Hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or fluvial geomorphic (i.e. hydrotechnical) assessments, analyses, calculations, mitigation, and related technical engineering concepts.

  • Hydrology and hydraulic numerical and analytical modeling using spreadsheet-based tools, and/or software such as 1D HEC-RAS and HEC-HMSprograms, other 2D hydrodynamic modeling tools (i.e. HEC_RAS 2D, TUFLOW, etc.).

  • Basin or site-scale water balance and water supply assessments

  • Stream, riverine, and floodplain dynamics assessment and mitigation.

  • Hydrotechnical hazard assessments and mitigation.

  • Ground surface erosion assessments and mitigation.

  • Open-channel and floodplain erosion and scour processes assessments and mitigation.

  • Sediment transport assessments.

  • Water quality data management, evaluation, and interpretation.

  • Civil layout, grading and/or drainage design.

  • Pressurized piping/pump systems design.

  • Compiling construction documents including design drawings and specifications.

  • Construction and/or field experience.

Your benefits at Golder will include:


  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder's 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.