Larry Walker Associates, Inc. (LWA) is a privately owned environmental engineering and consulting firm dedicated to statewide leadership in water quality management. Through the integration of environmental stewardship, sound science, effective public policy, and collaborative problem solving, LWA provides innovative water quality solutions to public agencies and private businesses throughout California. LWA works closely with local clients from its headquarters in Davis, CA, and from its regional offices in Berkeley, San Jose, Ventura, Santa Monica, Carlsbad, and Seattle.

LWA produces high quality, practical, and constructive solutions for critical environmental challenges facing public and private agencies through both our traditional and highly specialized technical consulting services and expertise in water quality, stormwater and watershed management and policy. Our company thrives in our passion for excellence, our ability to create lasting and effective solutions for the benefit of the public, and we strive to cultivate and sustain meaningful relationships between staff and our community of clients.

If you have an interest in Larry Walker Associates, please submit a resume and cover letter via the link below. All resumes are reviewed and considered for any available positions.

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Current Positions Available

Entry Level Staff Position for Environmental Engineers and Scientists

Company: Larry Walker Associates (http://www.lwa.com)
Office Location: All California offices

Larry Walker Associates, Inc. (LWA) is a privately owned environmental engineering and consulting firm dedicated to statewide leadership in water quality management. Through the integration of environmental stewardship, sound science, effective public policy, and collaborative problem solving, LWA provides innovative water quality solutions to public agencies and private businesses throughout California. LWA works closely with local clients from its headquarters in Davis, CA, and from its regional offices in Berkeley, San Jose, Ventura, Santa Monica, Carlsbad, and Seattle.

LWA produces high quality, practical, and constructive solutions for critical environmental challenges facing public and private agencies through both our traditional and highly specialized technical consulting services, and our expertise in water quality, stormwater and watershed management and policy. Our company thrives in our passion for excellence, our ability to create lasting and effective solutions for the benefit of the public, and we strive to cultivate and sustain meaningful relationships between staff and our community of clients.

LWA is currently seeking motivated individuals who are looking for varied experience in surface water, groundwater, wastewater, and stormwater quality engineering and science and who are interested in an entry-level position.  The successful candidate will work with senior supervision and with other professional staff on projects that may include: regulatory analysis, data analysis, report preparation, surface and ground water monitoring, surface and ground water quality studies; groundwater management plans; watershed management plans, TMDL implementation, wastewater and stormwater NPDES permitting; salt and nutrient management planning, control measure implementation, and related civil/environmental engineering and environmental science projects.

To support these duties, candidates with some or all of the following qualifications are preferred:

Employee Characteristics:

  • Excellent work ethic, integrity, and maturity
  • Intelligent, critical, strategic, and creative thinker
  • Organized
  • Self-motivated/Self-starter
  • Responds positively to direction and feedback
  • Functions effectively as a team member
  • Strong inter-personal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Productive in a service-oriented business environment

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Understanding of and experience with water quality regulations, policy analysis and compliance
  • Knowledge of water quality control principles and physical, biological, and chemical factors relating to control of water pollution and management of surface water and groundwater resources
  • Conceptual model development and/or numerical modeling of surface water and groundwater, at site-specific to regional scales
  • Familiarity with methods used to collect and analyze surface water, groundwater, and environmental data
  • Familiarity with watershed planning, best management practice implementation, and Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
  • Expertise in ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst and GIS web applications

Education Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a master’s degree from an engineering or science program with an environmental, hydrology, biology, ecology, or toxicology emphasis;

OR

  • 2 or more years of relevant experience in water quality and engineering consulting.

Employment Information: Larry Walker Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions based on experience and education, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital, disabled, or veteran status.

How to apply:
Please fill out all required information in the online application and submit both a cover letter and a resume.  Within your cover letter (2 pages maximum), please clearly address each of the following questions:

  • What are 2-3 challenges you are seeking in an entry level position?
  • What influenced your decision to apply for an entry level position at Larry Walker Associates and how would this position support your professional goals?
  • What are 1 or 2 professional or educational experiences that best indicate your qualifications for this job?

 If you have any questions please email: recruitment@lwa.com. We are unable to respond to questions and requests received via phone calls. Thank you.

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Experienced Environmental Engineers- Stormwater Focus

Company: Larry Walker Associates (http://www.lwa.com)
Location: Any California office

Larry Walker Associates, Inc. (LWA) is a privately owned environmental engineering and consulting firm dedicated to statewide leadership in water quality management. Through the integration of environmental stewardship, sound science, effective public policy, and collaborative problem solving, LWA provides innovative water quality solutions to public agencies and private businesses throughout California. LWA works closely with local clients from its headquarters in Davis, CA, and from its regional offices in Berkeley, San Jose, Ventura, Santa Monica, Carlsbad, and Seattle.

LWA produces high quality, practical, and constructive solutions for critical environmental challenges facing public and private agencies through both our traditional and highly specialized technical consulting services and expertise in water quality, stormwater and watershed management and policy. Our company thrives in our passion for excellence, our ability to create lasting and effective solutions for the benefit of the public, and we strive to cultivate and sustain meaningful relationships between staff and our community of clients.

LWA is seeking applicants for project level 2 or senior level stormwater engineers. The qualified applicant will perform both traditional and specialized services characteristic of LWA, with an emphasis on stormwater engineering and implementation planning. The successful candidate will work with other professional staff on projects that may include: watershed management plans; TMDL implementation planning; wastewater and stormwater NPDES permitting; best management practice identification and implementation; surface and ground water monitoring, surface and ground water quality studies; surface and groundwater modeling; salt and nutrient management planning; stormwater resource planning; and related civil/environmental engineering and environmental science projects.

To support these duties, candidates with some or all of the following qualifications are preferred:

Employee Characteristics:

  • Excellent work ethic, integrity, and maturity
  • Intelligent, critical, strategic, and creative thinker
  • Organized
  • Self-motivated/Self-starter
  • Responds positively to direction and feedback
  • Functions effectively as a team member
  • Strong inter-personal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Productive in a service-oriented business environment

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Background in implementation plan and watershed management plan development
  • Experience with best management practice identification, sizing, and cost estimation
  • Knowledge of water quality control principles and physical, biological, and chemical factors relating to control of water pollution and management of surface water and groundwater resources
  • Expertise in ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst, and GIS web applications
  • Understanding of and experience with water quality regulations, policy analysis and compliance
  • Familiarity with Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), NPDES permit requirements, and stormwater management
  • Professional Engineer Certification

Education Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a master’s degree, or equivalent experience, in an engineering program with an environmental or hydrology emphasis;

AND

  • At least 3 years of directly related work experience in the environmental engineering industry.

Employment Information: Larry Walker Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions based on experience and education, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital, disabled, or veteran status.

 How to apply:
Please fill out all required information in the online application and submit both a cover letter and a resume. Within your cover letter (2 pages maximum), please clearly address each of the following questions:

  • What are 2-3 challenges you are seeking in a position at LWA?
  • What influenced your decision to apply for a position at Larry Walker Associates and how would this position support your professional goals?
  • What are 1 or 2 professional or educational experiences that best indicate your qualifications for this job?

 If you have any questions please email: recruitment@lwa.com.  We are unable to respond to questions and requests received via phone calls. Thank you.

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