Bozeman, MT


Full Time


Entry Level

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Water Resources Engineer - Entry Level

Bozeman, MT - WNR

Job Description:  RESPEC, a nationally recognized engineering consulting firm, has an immediate opening in our Bozeman, Montana location for a civil engineer specializing in water resources. This position involves hydraulic analysis and modeling, and progressive planning and design of water resource projects. Interdisciplinary work with environmental science staff is also anticipated.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in civil or environmental engineering (or related engineering discipline), and a minimum of 2 years consulting engineering experience. The candidate must have proven interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication skills. Expertise in hydraulic analysis and modeling, and civil and water resources engineering design and construction plan preparation is desired. Additional preferred qualifications include:

  • E.I. certification; working towards and ability to become a P.E. within 1 – 3 years (if not already a licensed P.E.)
  • Coursework in hydrology and hydraulics
  • Experience in drainage analysis, planning, and design
  • Experience in AutoCAD/Civil 3D, including development and manipulation of DEMs and other digital surface/terrain models
  • Experience developing construction plans and specifications
  • Experience with HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software
  • GIS knowledge
  • Surveying knowledge
  • Construction observation experience

Compensation:  Salary depends on experience and expertise. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.