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Water Resources Engineer - Montana

  • 01 Nov 2019 1:05 PM
    Message # 8087361
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Water Resources Engineer

    Morrison-Maierle is looking for an entry to mid-level level Water Resources Engineer to join our Missoula and Kalispell, Montana offices.

    Morrison-Maierle is an employee-owned company offering professional opportunities and lifelong benefits— it is a place you can build a career. We prize candidates who live our core values of integrity, commitment, respect and excellence. The person in this position will help us to deliver on our core purpose: creating solutions that build better communities. If you want to apply your skills, learn and grow in a collegial environment, and tackle challenging project work we want to hear from you.

    As a regional firm anchored in the western United States, Morrison-Maierle has approximately 300 employees and is currently ranked within the Engineering News Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms.”


    This position will work under the direction of project managers and phase managers to provide design support on a variety of water engineering projects. Significant engineering support will be focused on water resource projects.

    The variety of projects you may expect to work on include:

    • Storm water: conveyance design, storage retention and detention facilities, water quality, discharge regulations, hydraulic modeling, low impact design, storm water best management practices;
    • Irrigation design: diversions, siphons, canals, flumes, intakes and dams;
    • Floodplain analysis and mapping: 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling in HEC-RAS and floodplain mapping development in ESRI ArcMap;
    • Hydraulic design for transportation projects: bridge opening design, highway drainage design, urban storm system design, bridge scour analysis and mitigation design, and bank stability design;
    • Stream restoration;
    • Water resource planning;
    • Grant writing and administration;
    • Professional/technical report writing; and
    • Environmental Assessments.


    Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

    Entry Level: 0 to 3 years’ experience in the Water Resources or Civil Engineering industry. Engineer Intern certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months.

    Mid-Level: Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Water Resources Engineering Consulting industry with focus on industrial and municipal facility design. A professional engineering (PE) license is preferred.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Bio Resources Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent. 0 to 3 years of experience.
    • Engineer Intern certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months.
    • High level of personal responsibility and accountability.
    • Interpersonal skills to meet and communicate effectively with employees, managers, contractors and clients.
    • Positive attitude and professional bearing.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D.
    • Experience with Microstation.
    • Experience with ESRI GIS applications.
    • Hydraulic and hydrologic modeling.
    • Storm water and irrigation design experience.
    • Professional writing skills.

    Must have a valid driver license and insurable driving record.


    $55,000 - $75,000/year


    Missoula and Kalispell, Montana

    An Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

    What's So Special About Working at Morrison-Maierle?

    As a 100% employee owned company, you have significant ability to impact the direction and strategy of the company and your work. This flexibility rewards those who seek positions of responsibility and leadership, and who have a growth mindset. Surrounded by the beauty of the western United States, Morrison-Maierle has offices throughout Montana, Wyoming, Washington, and Arizona. We strive to give our employees work-life balance so they can advance their careers in some of the most desirable locations in the country. Morrison-Maierle is a community-minded company that encourages its employees to become involved in organizations with local and personal significance. We follow our Core Values of integrity, respect, commitment, and excellence in everything we do.

    Our employee-owners enjoy a comprehensive benefit package which includes generous Paid Personal and Holiday Leave, Employee Stock Ownership & 401(k) Retirement plans, and Incentive Compensation. Health benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account employer contribution, Wellness Incentives, Company Paid Life/AD&D and Long -Term Disability Insurance as well as voluntary, employee paid benefits such as Short-Term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance. In addition, we offer opportunities for professional development including percentage tuition reimbursement and attendance at professional conferences and trade shows.

    Apply online at www.m-m.net

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