Ackerman Estvold
  • Minot, ND, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Water Resource Engineer position offers great potential for professional growth in a fantastic working environment and an opportunity to provide innovative and creative design solutions to water resource projects. Typical projects involve assisting federal, state and local clients in completing drainage design, stormwater management, floodplain management and other watershed planning for Design-Build and Bid-Build projects.


You enjoy a position that allows you flexibility to design and build solutions for clients that impact communities.

You can engage with team members in challenging projects.

You like the responsibility that comes from working with a team of business professionals in a fast-paced environment.

You are driven by integrity, quality, and industry-leading strategies.

You value a fun working environment that helps you succeed.


You have a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with North Dakota PE registration (or the ability to obtain registration within 12 months).

You are building on 3 or more years of successful design and consulting experience within the water resources area.

You have technical skills and experience using common hydrologic and hydraulic modeling resources (e.g. HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, XPSWMM, SSA).

You have knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, open channel and pipe flow, lake and stream water quality issues, and earthwork and grading plans.

You have experience with GIS and CADD based civil design software.

You have successfully worked in teams and have outstanding listening and communication skills.


You regularly design storm water detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, or other hydraulic structures.

You develop watershed master plans and flood mitigation studies.

You analyze storm water or floodplain drainage systems to control erosion, stabilize riverbanks, and repair channel streams.

You prepare environmental documentation for regulatory program compliance.

You interface with various entities ranging from FEMA and USACE to local government.

You perform predesign services, such as feasibility or environmental impact studies.

You create and follow design specifications, plans, maps, project schedules, and budgets.

You live the Ackerman-Estvold values (Family, Fun, Community, Quality, Forward-Thinking, Integrity, and Clients) in a way that adds to our culture and organizational "mojo".


This position is located in our Minot office; however, occasional travel to other locations and business conferences is expected.

Must love flexible working hours and free coffee.

Must love Fun Shirt Fridays, Potlucks, Birthday Celebrations, and Community Involvement.

If you feel you meet these qualifications and work well in a fast-paced team environment, apply today!

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