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Water/Wastewater Engineer, Entry Level

  • Tempe, Arizona
  • Position ID: 3489
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Engineer-in-Training
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Begin your career working with some of the top civil engineering experts in the industry. Burgess & Niple is looking for an entry level Water/Wastewater Engineer to join our team in Phoenix.

B&N Water/Wastewater Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior engineers with the planning, design, and implementation of pipelines to ensure efficient and safe conveyance of water and wastewater within systems
  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications, design analysis and construction cost estimates
  • Conduct thorough analysis of existing pipeline systems, identifying potential deficiencies or areas for improvement
  • Provide technical support during construction activities, including reviewing plans, addressing design changes, and resolving engineering-related issues on-site
  • Work with senior engineers to develop innovative solutions that meet environmental, regulatory, and budgetary requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required
  • EI/EIT certification with a desire to become a PE
  • 0-4 years of related water/wastewater experience
  • Software experience with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, EPANET, or similar is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 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 with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

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.