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About Our Company:

Black Water is a Central Valley engineering firm that provides professional services in water, wastewater, storm drainage, and construction management. The company was established in 2012 and continually endeavors to maintain an excellent reputation for delivering responsive service, technical expertise, and value to our clients.

Our staff consists of experts in the study and design of water supply, treatment, and distribution systems; wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment works; and stormwater analysis and drainage facilities. We have a solid track record in regulatory compliance, permitting, and reporting requirements with state and local agencies. We are a positive, community-focused work environment offering the potential for career growth and professional development. We have a competitive salary and benefits package.

Summary of Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Sick Leave and Vacation
  • 401k and Employer Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Licensure and Professional Association Fees
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health/Fitness Club Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Equal Opportunity Employer


We are looking for a water/wastewater Engineer Technician to join our team. The applicant will work under immediate supervision of the Project Manager and Engineers assigned to each project. Perform paraprofessional engineering office and field work involving water/wastewater projects.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

  • Required: Bachelor’s in Environmental Engineering, or Civil Engineering or related engineering field.
  • Preferred: 1 year of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must as this position includes duties associated with coordinating with engineering staff, clients, regulatory agencies, and teaming partners.
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:

All duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following tasks under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and assisting the team’s workload for all projects:

  • Design projects involving potable water, wastewater, and storm drainage.
  • Prepare documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and field work.
  • Perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for the construction of facilities, such as water supply systems, runoff collection networks, water and wastewater treatment plants, or wastewater collection systems.
  • Design pumping systems, lift stations, pipelines, force mains, or gravity sewers.
  • Design domestic or industrial water or wastewater treatment plants.
  • Analyze storm water or floodplain drainage systems.
  • Design water distribution systems for potable or non-potable water.
  • Design or select equipment for use in wastewater processing to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Identify alternatives for the development of new water sources.


  • Analytical or scientific software - Innovyze Software (InfoWater, InfoSewer); Bentley Systems (SewerCAD/WaterCAD)
  • Map creation software - ESRI ArcGIS software; MapInfo
  • Office suite software - Microsoft Office
  • PDF software - Adobe Acrobat Pro; Bluebeam


Compensation for the position is commensurate with education, experience, attitude, skills, and references.

Contact Information:

If you are qualified and want to join an outstanding team of engineers, please respond at the following email with a resume, cover letter, and references: