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Golder Associates Entry-Level Environmental Engineer in ROSEVILLE, California

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking a Graduate Environmental Engineer to join our Roseville, CA office to provide support on civil, environmental, water resources, and hydrotechnical projects. The successful candidate will be able to assist and support in a diverse range of areas including, but not limited to, the following: surface water management, environmental permitting, hydrology, hydraulics, civil design, pipe and pumping systems, and hydrotechnical engineering projects. Work includes integration and collaboration with related geotechnical, geologic, and environmental efforts. An appreciation for high quality, effective communication, and client-focused work products is essential. Some travel will be required.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Assisting in the planning, design, and implementation of environmental and civil engineering projects relating to surface water management and treatment, environmental permitting and remediation, and other specialty projects

  • Assisting with the preparation of design reports, design drawings, and regulatory permit documents

  • Assisting with the preparation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans

  • Performing hydrologic and hydraulic assessments, analyses, calculations, and related technical engineering concepts

  • Performing basin or site-scale water balance and water supply assessments

  • Assisting with water quality data management, evaluation, and interpretation

  • Performing field activities either individually or as part of a team that may include:

  • site assessments at industrial facilities

  • the collection of stormwater grab samples

  • observation of construction activities

  • oversight of related subcontractor services

  • Demonstrating a safety-conscious focus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a positive attitude and ability to work both independently and in groups

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Willing and able to travel to projects within the U.S.

  • Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasonal weather conditions, while using equipment (with an ability to lift and move approximately 40 pounds without assistance) and operating vehicles on behalf of the company

  • Passenger vehicle driving will be required for some services.

  • Ability to travel locally, and within the state, up to 25% of the time


  • FE/EIT registration

  • Relevant work experience, co-op, or internship

  • Relevant environmental engineering coursework

  • Experience with Storm and Sanitary Analysis (SSA), HEC-HMS or related software programs

  • Experience with AutoCAD, particularly Civil3D

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER is required for some fieldwork; it will be provided if needed; preferential consideration for candidates with this training.

  • Experience collaborating with geotechnical and other civil engineering disciplines

* Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Entry-Level Environmental Engineer


Requisition ID: 21002200