Entry-Level Environmental Engineer - Water Focus

    • Wilbur Smith Associates
  • Latham, NY
  • Posted 29 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
Full Time


Quality assurance
Construction management
Project lifecycle management
Chemical engineering
Technical drafting
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
3D computer graphics
Business software
Microsoft Excel
Clinical data management

Job Details

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Job Description

CDM Smith is recruiting an entry-level Water/Wastewater [and/or Water Resource] Engineer to join our Water Services Group. This position presents an excellent opportunity for entry level candidates in Environmental, Civil or Water Resource engineering to apply their engineering skills to innovative and sustainable water in environmental projects and grow within our dynamic team. In this role, you will support the design and implementation of water and wastewater treatment facilities, sewer systems, pipelines, and associated infrastructure. Operating under supervision, you will ensure designs meet client specifications and comply with federal, state, and local regulatory standards. Responsibilities include conducting site assessments, adjusting design parameters as needed, and conducting water quality analyses and modeling. You will also contribute to technical report preparation, and documentation, and collaborate on presentations for client meetings and industry conferences. This position presents an excellent opportunity for entry level candidates to apply their engineering skills in environmental projects and grow within our dynamic team. New team members will also assist in creating documents and presentations using tools like ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, SWMM, CADD, Excel, and other software. Additionally, there may be opportunities to participate in fieldwork supporting our construction management activities, providing a comprehensive project lifecycle experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related discipline. 0 years. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Skills and Abilities

Basic Knowledge of computer assisted design and drafting (CADD) 3D and 4D software and practices. Basic Knowledge of engineer principles of design. Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Good verbal and written communication ability.

EEO Statement

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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