Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a privately-held, 100 percent environmental firm with 1,500+ professionals serving clients locally and globally. We are the largest engineering consulting firm in the U.S. focused solely on the water and environmental sector, a focus that has never been more important to our clients and our ability to support their vision. Since 1947, our creative designs and progressive solutions have helped municipal, federal and private organizations overcome their most complex environmental challenges. Our staff has a passion for delivering exceptional service, collaborating with clients, adding value through innovation and building relationships that last. We offer a comprehensive range of engineering, scientific, consulting and construction services and all the essential ingredients™ for a successful project and a standout experience.

Brown and Caldwell Walnut Creek, California, United States
Feb 02, 2018
Full time
For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance. Description Job Expectations: The ideal candidate will have strong technical, written, and verbal skills.  We are looking for someone that is highly organized and capable of working with a diverse team of scientists and engineers on multiple tasks with competing priorities. The successful candidate will have a positive, can do attitude; will be flexible and self-motivated, creative and well-organized, and quality-oriented with attention to detail. Projects needing support include environmental compliance and permitting for private sector clients. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Regulatory Research and Documentation of the research Technical writing of permitting documents and project delivery Comfortable communicating directly with regulatory agencies Communicating environmental requirements directly to the project team and/or client Assisting with the preparation of technical memoranda and reports related to compliance and permitting Working independently and with teams to complete assignments with other team members in a virtual platform Ability and willingness to travel to support regional and national client teams (Could be in the field 50% of the time during the summer months) Performing project site visits outside the office Conducting audits and documenting field activities Interacting and communicating directly with clients on behalf of Brown and Caldwell   Position Requirements: B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering, geology, environmental science, or environmental policy required with 0 to 5 years experience. Proficiency in Excel, Word and basic computer skills required Permitting and compliance experience preferred with knowledge of local, state and federal environmental regulations Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent organization and communication skills with extreme attention to detail Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks Candidate should be a self-starter, results orientated and able to work under tight deadlines Candidate must have current driver's license and good driving record Candidate must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time Willing to work occasional overtime and/or off-hours as needed Join, Grow, Have Fun We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider).  Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice. This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test. Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Brown and Caldwell Beltsville, Maryland, United States
Feb 02, 2018
Full time
For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance. Description Brown and Caldwell seeks a Construction/Remediation Engineer with 3 - 5 years’ experience in the remediation construction industry.  The Staff Construction Engineering function is seen as an essential member of the overall project delivery team. This role will have high visibility within all phases of the project life cycle including a leadership role in the field executing various types of remediation construction projects. This role will support many aspects of the project while developing the necessary management skills required when engaging in greater project leadership within the IPD organization. The candidate will require effective communication skills and knowledge of the engineering, construction and commissioning principles of projects. The effective execution of this role will include support of both senior project management as well as field construction delivery forces. The successful candidate will be based at both regional offices and field sites during the execution of their respective role. Job Expectations: This role will support a wide range of tasks during the overall life cycle of a project; Primary focus will be on delivering IPD remediation project solutions to both existing and new clients.  The successful candidate will work closely with the IPD project managers and technical staff. Primary responsibilities to include: Perform construction management oversight and administration tasks, including supporting the Construction Manager, engineers, inspectors and project assistant as needed Review and analyze contractor's schedule along with interpreting project plans and specifications during field construction activities.  Investigate/research engineering and construction issues to determine potential solutions and associated cost/schedule/performance ramifications Expedite submittal and RFI responses, including technical and administrative functions Coordinate in the field with contractors, BC designers and project managers Prepare daily reports documenting weather, equipment, manpower, and construction activities; and daily progress photos. Review and provide input on potential change order issues Conduct reviews of the files for required paperwork including, but not limited to staff inspections, schedules, sampling data, amendments and certifications. Review and become familiar with the project contract requirements (scope of work) and project schedule. Maintain project records and project photographic records Comply with company and, client, health and safety training requirements Desired Skills and Abilities: Minimum of 3 years’ professional related experience Proven field experience in coordination of the primary responsibilities essential to the position. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. BS engineering or construction management, environmental/civil engineering, or related discipline required Proven track record of successfully engaging as part of a project team on construction and/or remediation projects. Excellent computer skills and the use of software including but not limited to Excel, Word,  AutoCAD and database management tools Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in the implementation of the daily execution of key functions while coordinating with engineering and management staff. Flexibility in geography as related to office and/or project site location, with ability to relocate as needed. Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations, implementation, and guidance. Ability to travel to work sites regionally at least 50% of the time and ability to accommodate overnight stays on a regular basis a MUST. Ability to remain alert and vigilant while working around construction equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified. Ability to climb stairs (2-3 flights) or ladders (up to 24 foot typically) to access structures for visual inspection. Ability to lift objects on job sites less than 30 pounds Ability to walk slowly around a construction site of varying size that may have areas of uneven, muddy, and/or rocky ground to perform inspections and take photographs. Ability to perform field work in adverse conditions as needed. Ability to work for short periods of time in extreme temperatures including heat and cold. Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), etc. Ability to stand for several hours observing and documenting critical construction operations (i.e. pouring concrete). Join, Grow, Have Fun We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider).  Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice. This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test. Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Brown and Caldwell Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Feb 02, 2018
Internship- Paid
For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance. Description Brown and Caldwell, a national environmental engineering firm, has an opportunity for a student intern to provide engineering support to our project managers in our Virginia Beach, VA office. We are seeking a motivated and achievement oriented individual looking to gain practical hands-on experience outside of the classroom. When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base. Job Expectations: As a student intern, you will perform routine engineering support duties requiring professional training but little or no experience. You may be assigned, under close supervision, to simple engineering data analysis, data assessment, data entry and formatting and organizing information for reports. You may also perform basic CAD or GIS input or modifications, and also provide basic project support such as formatting and distributing meeting notes; project filing, field site visits, and other general support of project engineers. Desired Skills and Experience: To qualify for an internship, you must be enrolled in a full-time program (nine credit hours per semester) seeking a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering. You also must be in good standing and carry an overall GPA of least 3.0 in your core curriculum, as well as a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Candidate must be proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), and possess good written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.  Join, Grow, Have Fun We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally.   We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider).  Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice. This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test. Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com