Civil Associate (Water)

Michael Baker International
Lakewood, CO, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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WHO WE ARE
Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/

WATER PRACTICE
Michael Baker International’s Water Group provides innovative consulting, planning and engineering solutions for the entire spectrum of the water cycle. We have proven experience in providing a full range of professional services from scientific and technical analysis, concept through design, and construction support services. Protection and management of water resources starts at the watershed level and follows the movement of water through urban and agricultural areas, streams, lakes and reservoirs, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and water/wastewater treatment plants.

DESCRIPTION
Michael Baker International is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in a high energy and fast pace team. As a part of our Water team, the Civil Associate will assist Project Engineers with tasks appropriate for a junior engineer, including data review, site review, field documentation, data collection, data organization, data analysis, civil engineering planning and design. We are searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model among peers, that are people and client-focused, and those that seek to be impactful and decisive.
•The majority of your day would be spent on a team performing various tasks for projects in the following disciplines: stream channel restoration design, ecosystem restoration, watershed assessments, watershed planning studies, water supply planning, storm water/drainage way master plans, storm drainage design, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain mapping studies, and flood control
•You will work with Project Engineers and Managers who will guide you in the development of deliverables.
•Feel a sense of pride in knowing that you an important part of the organization and are contributing to success of your clients, your organization and yourself!

MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
•You’ll need a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineer, or equivalent work experience; and at least 0-4 years of related experience in surface water or related field.
•Fundamental understanding of hydrology and hydraulics
•Strong attention to detail.
•Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables
•Ability to be flexible and have self-initiative
•Must possess a valid Driver’s License

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
•Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)
•Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as ArcMap, and Hydrologic/Hydraulic models like HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS)
•Experience preparing engineering related calculations and analyses, analyze data in spreadsheets and programming tools, and prepare visual aids
•Experience preparing plans and specifications for storm water design and stream channel restoration design projects
•Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as exceptional organizational skills
•Strong understanding of statistics and uncertainty
•Basic familiarity with coding languages (e.g., R, python, VBA) and a desire to learn/develop them
•Exposure to or experience in applied machine learning
•Working knowledge of GitHub and Jupiter platforms

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT
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.
 
EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.