Water Resources Design Engineer
Denver, CO Water Resources
Job Type

A career at Galloway provides a unique opportunity to work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Our Full-Spectrum Approach™ to architecture, surveying, and civil engineering services offers all key design disciplines within one company, providing our team with a deeper understanding and appreciation for all aspects of a project. From survey to land planning, civil engineering, and comprehensive architectural design, our team brings a multidisciplinary mindset to every project. We enjoy daily interaction and coordination among our internal teams, which allows us to build relationships and understand project approaches across disciplines. 

“Positivity,” “community” and “collaboration” are a few of the most commonly used words to describe Galloway in our employee surveys, and we think those words truly describe the attributes of our team. We continually strive to provide an exceptional environment that fosters our purpose of “enriching people’s passions.” We are honored to be repeatedly recognized through numerous awards that include Top Workplace USA 2021 and 2022; Denver Post Top Workplace 2018 – 2022; Denver Business Journal Best Place to Work 2019 – 2022, Zweig Group Top Firm to Work For 2020 – 2022, and Zweig Group Hot Firm 2021.  

We offer flexible work hours, a friendly and family-focused work environment, exciting projects, excellent compensation including cash bonuses, education assistance, and a complete package of benefits. We also believe in giving back to our community through numerous outreach events and volunteer activities.  

About the Position

We are currently seeking a Water Resources Design Engineer to add to our team in Denver, CO. This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and passionate self-starter to work directly on our local and national projects. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary office environment. The Water Resources Design Engineer assists in the approval and development of public and private projects within the civil engineering team.  


  • Upholds Galloway’s values and standards by understanding and responding to client needs while providing quality consulting services.
  • Perform assignments designed to develop professional working knowledge and abilities, requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria needed to carry out a sequence of related engineering tasks.
  • Utilize engineering judgment on work details and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering and water resources alternatives.
  • Use prescribed methods to perform specific and limited portions of a more experienced engineer’s broader assignment.
  • Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results, and follow procedures through a series of related and detailed steps or processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of analyses supporting riverine, irrigation, urban drainage, and other water resources planning and design projects for public and private entities.
  • Perform plan drafting using CADD and Civil 3D software.
  • Assist in the preparation of improvement plans, specifications, supporting documents, and permit applications for private and public works projects.
  • Take an active role in new business development by performing quality production work to build strong relationships with existing clients.
  • May perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from a four-year, board-approved engineering curriculum required. Master of Science in Engineering or a related Water Resources field is preferred.
  • Engineer-in-Training certification or the ability to obtain such within 6 months of hire.


  • 0 to 5-years of hydrologic and hydraulic engineering experience associated with the fields of riverine/floodplain analyses, urban drainage, and other areas of water resources including hydraulic design of dams, bridges, irrigation structures; channel restoration; and groundwater modeling.
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic software desirable (e.g. HEC-HMS, SWMM, CUHP, HEC-RAS 1D & 2D, SRH 2D or FLO-2D, MODFLOW, AutoCAD, and GIS).


  • Possesses a basic understanding of principles, practices, codes, and standards in the field of Water Resources Engineering.
  • Basic knowledge of approval and permitting processes for water resource projects.
  • Demonstrates basic writing skills for reports and letters.
  • Basic understanding of calculations and programs used in analyses and development of water resources systems and reports: including urban drainage, riverine environments, storm drains, and irrigation systems.
  • Possesses knowledge of various disciplines typically involved in water resource studies and projects.
  • Understands project schedules and budgets and be able to work efficiently within project guidelines.
  • Be able to communicate in a timely and effective manner within team and other disciplines working on a project.
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills to complete assigned work.
  • Ability to perform in a positive, disciplined, and professional manner within a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain a high-performance level in an accountable environment.


The estimated starting salary pay range for this role is $65,000-$80,000. 

Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance – We offer comprehensive healthcare benefits for individuals and families through Cigna Health Insurance, with the choice of two plan options.
  • Dental Insurance – We cover 100% of the monthly dental insurance premium for a staff member and 50% of the premium for their family.
  • Vision Insurance – We cover 100% of the monthly vision insurance premium for a staff member (family members can be added on for dollars a month).
  • Hearing Aids are covered at deductible/co-insurance for in-network plans.
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement – Galloway-supported assistance in offsetting costs of high-deductible healthcare plan option.
  • Short and Long-Term Disability – We cover 100% of the long-term and short-term disability premium.
  • Life Insurance – We cover 100% of the premium for a life insurance policy that is equal to the annual salary.
  • Employee Assistance Program – Confidential guidance and resources for employees and immediate family members. Galloway covers 100% at no charge for the employee.
  • ThrivePass Wellness Savings Account – Company-provided funds can be used for a wide variety of personal health and fitness-related reimbursements.
  • Flex Spending Account.


  • This role is eligible for “pay for performance” bonuses beyond base pay.
  • 401(K) Plan – Additionally, we contribute a profit-sharing bonus to each individual’s plan, based on total compensation.
  • Tuition Assistance.
  • Flexible Work Schedule During Core Hours – includes the opportunity to flex extra hours worked.
  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year.
  • 8 Paid Volunteer Hours Every Year.
  • Identity Theft Protection – We cover 100% of the monthly premium for the employee and family plans can be added for dollars a month.
  • Anniversary Bonus Program Starts at 5 Years.
  • Relocation assistance.

Growth & Mentorship

  • Structured Mentorship Program.
  • Annual Growth/Performance Reviews.
  • Diversity Groups – Check out the “About” section on our website to learn more about our diversity initiatives!

Galloway & Company, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.  

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