Senior Groundwater Engineer/Hydrogeologist - Water Resources

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Olsson has an exciting opportunity for a senior groundwater engineer or senior hydrogeologist.  This role would be responsible for delivering innovative solutions to challenging water resources, water supply, integrated water management, and other groundwater-related projects.  You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with an established team serving water management clients in the region and across the United States.  The position includes supporting groundwater planning activities for water supply, water source vulnerability and groundwater resource management.  In this role you will regularly develop, calibrate, and apply groundwater flow models and have the opportunity to integrate hydrogeologic information into Olsson’s innovative software solutions. 

We will consider candidates interested in being located in Plano, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Loveland, CO, Denver, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, Chandler, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. 


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities and natural resources.

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Project management experience.
  • BS in Water Resources Engineering, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Geology, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Groundwater Engineering, Hydrogeology or a related field. 
  • PE or PG is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of local/regional water management laws, regulations, and policies
  • Strong computer and software skills
  • Experience with groundwater modeling strongly preferred.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • A desire to succeed and work independently when needed.
  • Ability to contribute and support Olsson in meeting our clients' needs.
  • Ability to travel to client offices and project locations for meetings, data collection, and field work which may include a variety of weather conditions and terrain types.

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.