Project Engineer

Biohabitats, Inc. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Job Type Paid permanent

Are you committed to an ecologically sustainable future? Biohabitats seeks a qualified individual to join our growing team of environmental engineers, water resource engineers, ecological engineers, restoration ecologists, scientists, and landscape architects to work collaboratively on cutting-edge water reuse, natural wastewater treatment, and ecological restoration projects.

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include coordination, design, research, permitting, and construction administration of projects involving integrated water strategies. Specific responsibilities include providing engineering or design analysis of water use, preparing design and construction documents (plans specifications and cost estimates), assisting with regulatory approval, assisting with construction administration services, and cultivating client relationships. The ideal candidate is highly organized, is flexable and can work on a variety of project tasks, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, possesses mechanical aptitude, and is passionate about water.

Required Skills

  • BA or MS degree in environmental, civil, mechanical, agricultural, water resource or related engineering
  • 4-5 years experience with engineering services (some field experience preferred)
  • Experience with completing design and construction documents, including plans
    and specifications
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Technical writing experience

Preferred Skills

  • Process engineering and detailed design of integrated systems
  • Specific experience in sizing and specifying pumps, meters, piping systems, instrumentation, controls, etc.
  • Site civil work (grading and drainage, infrastructure, sewer, water, stormwater, etc.)
  • Civil3D
  • HEC RAS, HydroCAD, StormCAD, and/or other environmental/hydrology software
  • GIS software
  • Design coordination with CAD or production staff
  • Construction administration and construction observation activities
  • Cost estimating

Professional Registration

  • Professional Engineering License or the ability to sit for licensing exam (must be EIT with 4 years engineering experience)

Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and attractive benefits package:

  • Flexible Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Teleworking Flexibility
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer-Contributed Health Savings Account
  • Retirement Account with Employer Match
  • Quarterly Profit Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Continuing Education Support
  • Professional License Reimbursement


Biohabitats is a purpose driven, performance oriented, and values led organization.
We are a Certified B-Corp™ and Just© Organization. To ensure that you will thrive at Biohabitats, we highly encourage you to review our Mission, Values,and Approach before applying.

To Apply

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Biohabitats is an equal opportunity employer.

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