Job Opportunities

Civil Engineer – Water Resources Engineering (all levels, junior to senior)

Location: Santa Clara, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Salinas, CA

Schaaf & Wheeler is looking for a highly motivated civil engineer to assist with hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and with water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

Typical projects include: analysis and design of water systems and/or components including computer modeling, design of pump stations, storm drain hydraulics, sewer hydraulics, flood control hydrology and hydraulics, cost estimating, preparation of bid packages, permitting assistance, AutoCAD drafting, field surveying, and report writing.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a BS in Civil Engineering and 0-9 years of experience designing water resource related infrastructure and performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses. A BSME may be considered with appropriate relevant experience.
  • An advanced degree is a plus
  • An EIT is required.
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with clients and project team members.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Recent intermediate level AutoCAD experience is required
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS is highly preferred

The assistant engineer position requires 1+ years of relevant experience. The associate engineer position requires a PE license and 3+ years of relevant experience and has a salary range of $90,000-$110,000/year. The senior position requires a PE license and 7+ years of relevant experience and has a range of $110,000 - $125,000 year.

Ideally, the engineer will work with a senior engineer and then manage smaller projects on his or her own. He or she will also work with our other offices.

Contact Information:

Please send cover letter explaining your qualifications, along with your resume to

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