Ackerman Estvold
  • Fargo, ND, USA
  • 85000-11000 per year $85,000 - $110,000
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

100% company-paid full family medical coverage, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401K, Vacation and Sick Leave, Annual Bonus, Voluntary Supplemental Benefits, Overtime

The Senior Water Resource Engineer is a role that manages hydrologic and hydraulic water projects. This team member actively contributes to the research, design, and planning of storm water facilities, watersheds, and storm water management.


  • Develop client relationships in support of business development to secure new project opportunities.
  • Consult with clients to plan and develop strategies for their water resource needs.
  • Manage project scope, schedule, team resources, and budgets. Manage client and contractor contracts.


  • Competitive salary and robust benefits package, with increases and bonuses each year
  • You value a great work-place culture and work-life balance
  • You enjoy a position that allows you flexibility to design and build solutions for clients that not only make a difference, but have an impact with the community.
  • You can engage team members in unique projects and mentor them in their professional development.
  • You like the responsibility that comes from working with a team of business professionals in a fast-paced environment.
  • You value a fun working environment that helps you succeed.


  • You advocate proactively for the Engineering field within the specialty of water resources, and enjoy sharing knowledge, giving presentations, and encouraging students to explore it as a career.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with PE registration
  • You are building on 8+ years of successful design and consulting experience within the water resources specialty.
  • You have successfully worked in teams and have outstanding listening, communication, & leadership skills.
  • You have strong technical skills and experience using HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, XPSWMM, or other hydrologic and hydraulic modeling resources


  • You regularly evaluate designs for water detention systems, storm drains, flood control facilities, or other hydraulic driven water conveyances systems.
  • You assist in the development or implementation of storm water monitoring.
  • You oversee and develop watershed master plans and flood mitigation studies.
  • You analyze storm water or floodplain drainage systems to control erosion, stabilize river banks, and repair stream channels.
  • You prepare environmental documentation for water resources and regulatory program compliance.
  • You interface with various entities ranging from FEMA and USACE to local government.
  • You design programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as quality, quantity, and regulatory compliance issues for client review and approval
  • You perform pre-design services, such as feasibility, preliminary engineering reports or environmental impact studies and assessments.
  • You live the Ackerman-Estvold values: Family, Fun, Community, Quality, Forward-Thinking, Integrity, and Clients!

We enjoy:

  • Fun Shirt Fridays, Potlucks, Birthday Celebrations, Company Organized Events, and Community Involvement are the status quo.
  • We value flexible working hours, great work-life balance, and a great workplace culture
  • We provide free coffee - we love our caffeine!

Office Location: This position is located in ideally located at our Minot, ND Corporate office; however we are open to hiring this position for Fargo, ND or Williston, ND locations for the right candidate.

Travel: Occasional travel to other locations and business conferences may need to be penciled in.

Apply now: If you feel you meet these qualifications, work well in a fast-paced team environment, are a self-motivated team leader, and actually get your kicks from a good ol' rain storm, apply today! For questions regarding salary or other benefits, please don't hesitate to send us a message, we would love to have a conversation!

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