Local recruitment: Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer


Long Island, NY, USA 🇺🇸

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

As a Water Resources Engineer/ Civil Engineer, you will work directly with program managers, senior engineers, subject matter experts, and clients on various aspects of Nassau County’s capital projects, which call for environmental remediation, permitting/planning needs, design and construction. You will be responsible for carrying out a range of project activities to support the development and implementation of engineering solutions.

Role accountabilities:

  • Gather and correlate basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures
  • Manage the delivery of elements of projects in accordance with Management Systems to meet time, quality, budgetary and health and safety targets
  • Collaborate with other design disciplines, internal and external to Arcadis to ensure the integration of the overall design or solution
  • Ensure maximum client satisfaction, championing client care and proactively working with the client
  • Demonstrate effective technical, task management, client relationship management and commercial management
  • Alongside project leadership, undertake facets of task management role, which may encompasses performing independent research, design, calculation, writing, etc. to meet the objective(s) of the deliverable(s)
  • Provide/receive guidance on technical advice to/from team members for project delivery

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 0-2+ years of working experience
  • The Arcadis mission to “Improve Quality of Life” resonates deeply and closely aligns with your personal values
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Inclination towards being detail-oriented
  • Ability to travel up 10-15% of time
  • Valid driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Pay Transparency:

In accordance with the New Your City, Equal Pay Transparency Rules:

Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage along with a 401K plan, STD and LTD, and Life Insurance as well as some additional optional benefits.

Full time positions also come with annual PTO days and at certain levels a bonus program may apply.

The Salary Range for this role is $48,464 – $77,592 for New York City based positions only.

Other locations will vary in salary range.

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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