a leading conservation planning, ecological restoration, regenerative design,
and construction firm is seeking a Junior Water
Resources Engineer to join our mission-driven,
western team (working out of offices in Santa Fe, Denver and Portland). With Bioregional offices nationwide, Biohabitats works
throughout the country and internationally with public, private, and non-profit
organizations to restore the earth and inspire ecological stewardship.
Applicants must not only be motivated and technically skilled, but
also passionate about the environment and sincerely interested in integrating
ecology and design. Projects will vary in type and scale but generally will
focus on integrated water strategies for public, private, and institutions
throughout the country. Project types may include master plans, water balance
modeling, rainwater and greywater harvesting and reuse, wastewater treatment,
particularly using constructed wetlands, and related aspects of high
performance and sustainable design projects.
Water Resources Engineer will be responsible for design support and AutoCAD
Drafting and preparation of construction documents (primary role), as well as
assisting with specifications, and construction administration of projects
involving integrated water strategies. Specific responsibilities include
preparing design and construction documents (plans, specifications, and cost estimates)
and assisting with construction administration services (field observation).
The ideal candidate is highly organized, is flexible and can work on a variety
of project tasks, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills,
possesses mechanical aptitude, and is passionate about water.
provide outstanding benefits. Click on ‘Learn about our benefits’ on our
Careers page to find out more.
Role & Responsibilities
wide range of wastewater treatment (e.g., using natural systems) and integrated
water strategy projects
Supporting site-specific concept designs
through construction documents
Preparing specifications and cost estimates
Conducting field installations and
Supporting stormwater management and green
infrastructure design and retrofit projects
Support for other technical project tasks
Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD
for the development of design plans
of Civil3D, GIS software and other environmental/hydrology software
and specifying pumps, meters, piping systems, instrumentation, controls, etc.
coordination between CAD/production staff and design engineer(s).
administration and construction observation activities.
with completing design and construction documents, including plans and
» Wastewater process engineering.
» Technical writing experience
» B.S. or M.S. in Environmental, Civil, Mechanical,
Agricultural, Water Resource or related Engineering.
Technical training in Computer-Aided 2D and 3D design.
Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain
Years of Experience
Years experience with engineering services (some field experience strongly
$60,000 - $68,000
Medical, Dental, Vision,
4% 401K match, $600-$1,200 HSA contribution, profit-sharing bonus program, unlimited paid time off and flexible leave
Flexible, but strongly prefer: Santa Fe/Alquerque NM; Denver, CO,
or; Portland, OR
Provide 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume in PDFs not to exceed 5MD.
Applications without these components will not be considered.
Biohabitats is a purpose-driven, performance oriented, and values
led organization. We are a certified
B-Corp™, meeting the highest standards of verified social and
environmental performance. To ensure that you will thrive at Biohabitats, we
highly encourage you to review our Mission, Values, and
Approach before applying.
Biohabitats is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled