Surface Water Associate

Michael Baker International
Carlsbad, CA, United States
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Private Sector
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Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.



As a part of our team, the Civil Associate will assist Project Engineers with tasks appropriate for a junior engineer, including hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, CAD drafting, data review, field inspections, and BMP sizing calculations. 


•The majority of your day would be spent on a team performing various tasks related to design and analysis for flood control and water quality work.

•Work with Project Engineers and Managers who will guide you in the navigation of local engineering standards and development of client deliverables which may include but are not limited to plan sets, technical reports, and engineering models.

•Participate in a multi-disciplinary team among field staff, office staff, our clients, and other parties such as regulators and suppliers. 

•Receive mentoring and training that will expand your skill set as you work toward becoming a licensed civil engineer.



• Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineer, or equivalent work experience.

•Excellent English language skills, both written and verbal.

•Proficient in basic computer software, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Experience in AutoCAD, ArcGIS, or H&H modeling software is a plus. 

•Related coursework or previous work experience in hydrology, hydraulics, water quality analysis, or site/civil design is a plus. 



Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. 

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