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Civil Engineer - Water/Wastewater

  • Tempe, Arizona
  • Position ID: 3028
  • Minimum Experience: 4 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Civil 3D ; Civil Engineering ; Microsoft Office ; Water/Wastewater
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.
  • Vaccination Status: Burgess & Niple is collecting vaccination data where legally permitted, all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals unable to be vaccinated where required by law.


At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? We are looking for an experienced Civil Engineer with an emphasis on Water/Wastewater projects to join our team in Phoenix, AZ.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform as a lead Civil Engineer and prepare reports, construction plans, specifications and cost estimates for municipal public works projects, with an emphasis on water/wastewater engineering. Typical projects may include water transmission mains, water booster stations, water storage tanks/reservoirs, sanitary sewers, wastewater force mains, wastewater pump stations and water/wastewater modeling
  • Coordinate with B&N project teams, internally and externally.  Participates in project field work for the collection of data, site assessments, field verifications and related functions
  • Participate in proposal preparation and lead day-to-day project activities for the design of water and wastewater facilities   
  • Create an exemplary client experience throughout the project delivery
  • Promote a positive team environment
  • Opportunity to provide training, coaching, and mentoring for junior level staff
  • Monitor performance indicators, deadlines, budgets, schedules, and manage risk
  • Maintain quality control of services and deliverables

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Arizona PE registration, or ability to obtain through reciprocity within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum 4 years of related water/wastewater experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD Civil 3D required

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.