Seattle; Bellingham; Tacoma; Wenatchee, WA or Portland, OR - Senior Water Resources Engineer, Northwest Region

Anchor QEA Seeking Senior Water Resources Engineer for Northwest Region

Water Resources Engineer

Reports to:                  Senior Engineer Staff Manager

Location:                      Seattle, Tacoma, Wenatchee or Portland

Job Type:                     Regular Full-Time

Experience Level:         5 – 10 years (SENIOR)

Required Education:    BS in Engineering


Who Are We?

Anchor QEA is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients’ first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees’ first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company—in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set.


What’s the Opportunity?

Anchor QEA is seeking a full-time water resources engineer in one of our Washington State, or Portland, Oregon offices.

The engineer will have 5+ years of experience in water resources planning and engineering related to water supply, water rights, and water resources management projects. An M.S. degree in civil or hydraulic engineering is preferred. This position will be based out of our Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham or Wenatchee, Washington offices.

A Washington State Professional Engineering license, or ability to secure one within 3 to 4 months of employment is required. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must, as well as a teamwork focus.


  • Field studies
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis/modeling
  • Water resource planning
  • Water rights
  • Report preparation
  • Client interaction
  • Design of water resource projects
  • Construction document preparation
  • Occasional construction oversight


What Are We Looking For?

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • M.S. degree in Civil or Hydraulic Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in water resources planning and engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional consulting services experience is desired.
  • Ability to work well in a team-based environment

What Can You Expect?

A collegial work environment; a competitive salary, bonus program, and excellent benefits, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability); a generous retirement plan match; and vacation/sick leave.

How Do I Apply?

As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. Click link below.

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