Position Title: Water Resource Project Engineer

Reports To: Infrastructure Division Manager

FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Department: Infrastructure Engineering

Location: Golden, Steamboat Springs, Loveland, Colorado Springs

General Summary:

The Water Resource Project Engineer will work on a team with all levels of drainage engineers on a variety of projects across the State of Colorado. Projects include both municipal and private land development improvements. The Water Resource Project Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, and construction experts to perform engineering analysis and design in support of pursuits and ongoing projects.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on many types of projects for both our municipal and private clients. The sky is the limit with the position and provides the opportunity to grow a Water Resource department specialized in drainage, floodplain improvements, and drainage way repairs. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across Colorado and other states.

Through our integrated design approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedules, control costs, and minimize risk. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used. We are a multi-faceted engineering, planning, and land survey firm that utilizes our in-house resources to support projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

This position can work out of any of our four branch offices and is primarily remote due to COVID-19.

Essential Functions:

Complete engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction including drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports, and technical memoranda. This will require a broad understanding from a national perspective of the following:


  • Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling
  • Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing
  • Software experience includes: HEC-HMS, SWMM, TR-55, SBUH, and HSPF method programs


  • Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, sediment transport, revetment design.
  • Understanding of FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series.
  • Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs.
  • Stormwater quantity/quality calculations, LID, NPDES, Mile High Flood District compliance, and erosion control.
  • Software experience includes: HEC-RAS, HY-8, CulvertMaster, StormCAD, FlowMaster, 2D experience helpful such as SRH-2D, FLO-2D.

Drainage Design

  • Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications, and estimates for transportation and water resources projects. This includes developing terrain, grading, and other design component.
  • Software experience includes: Civil 3D (Proficient), AutoCAD, 3D modeling a plus.

Job Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering.
  • 4+ years of design experience.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts.
  • The candidate will possess strong project management skills including scope development, schedule management and earned value management.
  • The candidate will support plan production, specifications, estimate, and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have the ability to recognize and re-prioritize direction and priorities from many different people.

Education or Formal Training:

  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • Current Professional Engineer licensure in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain within 6 months or obtain reciprocity.

Position may involve performing other duties as required. Specific functions may change from time to time.

Physical Demands:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to walk, stand or sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to repetitively finger, handle, feel or operate standard computers and other field and office equipment; reach with hands and arms.

While working in the office: Typically sit at a desk or table; occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 30 lbs. While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks; and interact with staff, and other organizations and supervisors, co-workers, inspectors and employees in other departments and others encountered in the course of work.

Baseline Engineering Corporation is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at jobs@baselinecorp.com.