Full-time in-office (not eligible for remote work)

Water Resources Engineer

Woodland/Roseville, CA

About LSCE

Luhdorff and Scalmanini, Consulting Engineers (LSCE) is a firm that provides engineering, hydrogeologic, and water resources-related services to municipalities, agricultural and urban water districts, and other public and private entities throughout California. LSCE is a recognized leader in groundwater resources investigation, planning, development, use, protection, and management. The firm was founded in 1980 and currently has offices located in the Sacramento area (Woodland and Roseville), the San Francisco Bay Area (Daly City), northern Sacramento Valley (Chico), and Idaho (Boise). Our water resources and environmental engineers provide a full range of services in water resources, including water system evaluations, consulting, design, and construction management. Additional information about LSCE can be found on this website.

Position Summary

We are seeking Engineers to work with our Engineering team members in our Woodland and Roseville offices. The ideal candidate will have up to three years (Staff level) or more (Project level) of experience in the water resources field and possess or be on track to obtain a Professional Engineer license through the State of California. We are seeking engineers who are enthusiastic and motivated about working on water resources engineering projects in a collaborative and mentoring setting with other engineers and scientists. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career development and growth. Our firm is involved in a variety of projects, including the design and construction of water production, treatment, and storage facilities; preparation of technical evaluations and planning studies of water systems; and guidance and consulting to water agencies for regulatory compliance and water supply planning. This position will allow you to experience all aspects of a project, from the proposal phase through the design and construction phases and interaction with clients, contractors, and regulators.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Assisting with or leading the development of civil and mechanical designs for municipal water infrastructure projects, preparing design plans, preparing construction specifications, and preparing detailed cost estimates.
  • Preparing engineering calculations and analysis of hydraulic systems for the design of well pumps, booster pumps, hydro-pneumatic tanks, storage reservoirs, chemical treatment systems, and process controls.
  • Incorporation of drinking water treatment systems, including groundwater and surface water treatment, into design plans and specifications.
  • Management of time and responsibilities for multiple projects.
  • Conducting field inspections, data collection, and sampling, and keeping detailed notes.
  • Technical reviews, permitting compliance, water supply and treatment studies, analysis of alternatives, water supply and demand analysis, interpreting data, hydraulic modeling, and preparation of technical reports.
  • Attending meetings with clients and project team members in professional attire and assisting with the preparation of meeting presentation materials, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering (Water Resources emphasis), Environmental Engineering or other related engineering degree.
  • Engineer-in-Training certification or Professional Engineer in CA.
  • Zero to three (Staff) or over three (Project) years of professional work experience in water resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, work ethic, and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with others.
  • Highly motivated, with strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and takes pride in the development of high-quality deliverables.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project).
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and/or Civil3D, or an interest in and ability to learn AutoCAD.
  • Familiarity with, or the interest in and ability to learn, hydraulic modeling software for water distribution systems (e.g., InfoWater, H20NET, EPANet, etc.).
  • Excellent written and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Proficient in hydraulic modeling software.
  • Background or knowledge of groundwater and surface water treatment, pump design, water distribution and storage, and municipal/potable drinking water standards.
  • Knowledge of California water resources, drinking water permitting, and well design practices.
  • Knowledge of recent California groundwater sustainability legislation and regulations.
  • Knowledgeable about emerging water conservation regulations in California.

Salary and Benefits:

LSCE offers a competitive salary ($75,000 – $180,000 per year) and benefits package. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. LSCE benefits include health, dental, life, and 401k and profit-sharing retirement plans.

Application Process:

Upload a cover letter, resume, and application using the link provided below.