Stormwater Management Project Engineer

PACE is seeking a Civil Project Engineer with 5 – 10 years of experience focused in the stormwater management planning and design, with an emphasis on hydrology and hydraulics. This position will entail performing a wide variety of engineering analyses and design requiring robust engineering ability and communication skills. The ideal candidate has a degree in Civil Engineering with focused study and experience in water resources/water engineering, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proven problem-solving ability. The position requires the ability to work as part of a team as well as self-directed.


Functions of this position may include:

  • Watershed modeling
  • Hydraulic modeling/analysis (1D&2D) and design
  • Understanding stormwater management systems and design criteria
  • Drainage / flood control planning and design
  • Water quality / BMP planning and design
  • Fluvial and sediment transport analysis
  • Flood mitigation studies
  • Integrated water resource planning
  • Floodplain mapping and hydraulic modeling
  • River engineering
  • Urban drainage systems planning and design

This position requires a broad knowledge of the Civil Engineering field along with specific knowledge of regulatory framework for projects in California, Arizona and those under US EPA federal regulation. The position will strategically apply sustainable design practices to a variety of water resources projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental or related engineering field with 5 – 10 years of
  • work experience (Master’s degree a plus).
  • Valid Professional Engineer (PE) license (California preferred).
  • University courses in water resources / water engineering such as hydraulic/hydrologic modeling
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Excellent communication skills including technical writing and presentations.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and self-directed.

Physical Demand

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision is very helpful. Occasional field work may be required and includes walking through uneven, rugged terrain, requiring good balance, ability to walk moderate to long distances, and good general vision and depth of field vision.

Work Environment

The noise level in the office work environment is moderate.  May be required to work in an external environment in all weather conditions.


Competitive Salary commensurate with experience and capabilities.

PACE is an equal opportunity employer.
At this time, PACE will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation package is offered.

If interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume with salary requirement to: