Water Resource Engineer 

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career

Straughan is currently seeking an Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.


  • 0-4 years experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

Highly Desired

  • Stormwater management, Stream Restoration, Erosion & Sediment Control design and permitting experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certified
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics analyses
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Low impact development (LID) and environmental site design (ESD) in Maryland
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans, Environmental Assessments, and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired Software Experience

  • MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • WIN TR-55
  • WIN TR-20
  • Pond Pack
  • ArcMAP/GIS

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Department: Water Resources Engineering
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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