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Burns & McDonnell Senior Environmental Engineer - Climate Resiliency (Multiple Locations) in San Francisco, California


Burns and McDonnell is seeking to hire a Senior Environmental Engineer to further develop our growing Sustainable Infrastructure practice in California. The candidate will lead our delivery for sustainable engineering and design as well as support our design-build capability within the areas of habitat restoration, coastal/estuarine restoration, energy and water conservation systems, and other related projects associated with sustainability and/or climate resiliency.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Executes complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.

  • May develop and evaluate plans for major projects and prepare construction documents.

  • May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient, or testing is advisable.

  • May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.

  • Progressive design and project management responsibilities.

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.

  • Some marketing and direct sales responsibilities will be required.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in civil/environmental engineering or equivalent from an accredited program.

  • Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Experience in drainage analysis, Stormwater management, water quality treatment, hydraulic/hydrology modeling, coastal engineering, and habitat restoration preferred.

  • Experience in design and construction bid package preparation and engineer of record construction management preferred.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer.


Job Environmental Engineering

Primary Location US-CA-Los Angeles

Other Locations US-CA-San Francisco, US-CA-Brea, US-CA-Walnut Creek

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 224208