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Golder Associates Water Resources Engineer in TUCSON, Arizona

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking a full-time Water Resources Engineer to join our Tucson office. In this role you will focus on civil, water, and hydrotechnical resource related projects. The successful candidate will be able to assist and support in a diverse range of areas including, but not limited to, the following: hydrology, hydraulics, fluvial geomorphology, civil design, pipe and pumping systems, earthen embankments and dams, hydrotechnical hazards assessments, hydrotechnical mitigation engineering, and surface water management. Work includes integration and collaboration with related geotechnical, geologic, and environmental efforts. An appreciation for high quality, effective communication, and client-focused work products is essential.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Complete hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or fluvial geomorphic (i.e., hydrotechnical) assessments and analyses.

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic numerical and analytical modeling using spreadsheet-based tools, and/or software such as 1D HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS programs

  • Support assessments and mitigation studies for stream, riverine and floodplain dynamics, hydrotechnical hazards and ground surface erosion studies.

  • Prepare regulatory permit documents.

  • Complete civil layout, grading and drainage design work.

  • Compile construction documents including design drawings and specifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in water resources, civil, environmental engineering, or a related discipline

  • At least one year of relevant work experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • The ability to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Proficient in the use of standard MS Office tools, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

  • Professional registration as an Engineer in Training in the State of Arizona

  • Willingness to travel locally and within the US


  • Master’s degree in water resources, civil, environmental engineering, or a related discipline

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D and civil design

  • Experience collaborating with related geotechnical, geologic, or environmental work

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Water Resources Engineer

Location: AZ-TUCSON

Requisition ID: 21002228