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Water Resources Mid-Level Project Engineer
Company: Otak
Location: Everett, WA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/25/2022
Expire Date: 11/18/2022
Job Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Science, Transportation, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Environmental, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Natural Resources, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Water Resources Mid-Level Project Engineer

Otak is currently seeking to hire a Water Resources Mid-Level Project Engineer to join our Water and Natural Resources team in our Everett, WA office. This person will support our project and development initiatives, such as: restoration of river/stream/wetland systems, urban stormwater retrofit, stormwater treatment/management, green infrastructure, hydrologic analysis, hydraulic analyses (pipes and open channel), flood hazard mitigation, and basin planning. Current work will include opportunities to work with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects under a multi-year contract for replacement of culverts for fish passage across the Puget Sound region.

Otak scientists and engineers are highly educated and experienced in the fields of ecology, wetland science, water quality, water resources, fluvial geomorphology, botany, aquatic biology, and fisheries. We prepare technical reports that document environmental baseline conditions and fully satisfy regulatory reporting criteria for permitting and compliance requirements at the local, county, state, and federal levels.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design of stream restoration and stormwater infrastructure solutions.
  • Prepare various reports supporting design decisions, permitting and develop/ manage project scopes, schedules and budgets.
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.
  • Prepare construction drawings, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Prepare watershed studies and master plans.
  • Construction engineering and observation.
  • Support Low impact Development/Green infrastructure design initiatives.
  • Provide support to Otak's Transportation, Planning, and Architecture business units.


  • Must have at least five (5) years of previous Project Engineering experience in stream/river restoration, stormwater management or related field.
  • Must possess a minimum Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field. A Master's degree in Water Resources or Environment Engineering is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Professional Engineer (PE) license.
  • Experience with with the application of water resources models such as SWMM, HSPF, HEC-RAS, or SRH2D.
  • Experience with preparation of construction documents for project designs and permits supported by hydrologic, hydraulic, and geomorphic calculations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, ArcGIS, and/or AutoCAD or MicroStation.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.


At our core, we believe that supporting our communities begins with supporting our employees. No matter what stage you're at in your career, we have a comprehensive total rewards program to enhance your quality of life, help support your family, and assist you in achieving your personal and professional goals. Otak employees enjoy competitive salaries; no-cost medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; a 401(k)-retirement match that is 100% vested immediately; ; Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual based on your industry experience rather than your seniority plus 9 paid holidays per year; a commuter allowance (based on your office location); support for your professional registration and/or certification fees; and much more!

Why work at Otak?

We're not just looking for skills and experience, having shared values is just as important! When you work at Otak, you aren't just joining a firm -- you're joining a community. We believe our best work happens in a culture of collaboration and inclusion, where the expertise of diverse individuals can thrive in a foundation of teamwork. The work environment we create is built on a simple concept: working on interesting projects with interesting people. However, we don't just believe in cultivating our own community; we're also committed to enriching the communities around us with smart, creative solutions. We know our employees make an investment in us, so we're committed to making an investment in them. Seasoned experts and young professionals work together to encourage personal growth and skill development at all experience levels. Plus, we're expanding -- and we're dedicated to developing an internal infrastructure with the strength and talent to support that growth.

What is it really like to work at Otak? Watch this short video: Our Why

Otak employees have a progressive mindset and sustainable community perspective. We encourage our staff to volunteer in their communities by giving them an option to earn extra vacation time for their volunteer hours. Otak combines the best of a small firm mentality with strong collaboration across disciplines with the plentiful opportunities to work on exciting projects offered by a growing firm. We also encourage life balance and foster a fun work environment. Our Northwest sensibilities are reflected in our commitment to sustainability and diversity. And believing that diversity fosters innovation and strengthens our skills, we embrace a culture of inclusion and equity in our company and in our communities.

Equal Opportunity

Otak is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Opportunity policy at Otak, Inc. provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, nation origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status or disability or any other status(es) protected by law. Otak ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and mandatory supplements to EEO (revisions).

At Otak, we recognize that inclusion is a practice and we are determined to lead our industry by embedding that practice into our work. Cultivating an inclusive workplace environment is ongoing and consistent work, requiring dedication and commitment from every member of the organization. This commitment is reflected in Otak's promise to significantly increase employee diversity, impact the communities in which we work, and establish ongoing relationships within these communities.

Otak's Vision for an Inclusive Environment includes the following:

  • We embrace diverse identities, and willingly engage across difference
  • All employees can experience the workplace safely and show up as their authentic selves
  • Fostering unique perspectives and an open exchange of ideas
  • Engaging one another with curiosity rather than judgment
  • Relationships are built on mutual trust, dignity, and respect
  • If you are a minority, veteran, person with a disability, or a member of the LGBTQA Community, we strongly encourage and welcome you to apply to any open position of interest.

If you want to learn more about Otak, this position, or the company's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, contact our Human Resources Department at GRPHumanResources@otak.com.

*Please note, Otak is not accepting resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies at this time.

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