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Regional Civil Engineer (Remote) - Salt Lake, UT

Regional Civil Engineer (Remote) - Salt Lake, UT

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

Regional Engineer- Remote

 Salt Lake City, UT

Want to engineer a better future for people and nature?

Are you ready for your dream job designing habitat improvement projects and watching them get built while getting paid a competitive salary?

Would you enjoy excellent benefits, incredible job satisfaction, and a work-life balance?

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU), the world’s leading wetlands and waterfowl conservation organization, is seeking civil engineers for regional positions throughout California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Utah. Join a growing team of enthusiastic, motivated professionals responsible for the planning, design, and construction oversight of wetland and wild land habitat projects. Regional Engineers perform a full range of project planning, design, and construction management functions on habitat and water delivery infrastructure projects. This is an exciting time to make a profound difference for our wetland environments that are home to fish and wildlife, provide water quality and flood risk protection, and offer wild spaces enjoyed by our communities. We currently have open positions in the San Joaquin Valley, Sacramento, Northern California, Reno NV, Southern Oregon, Salt Lake City, and Vancouver WA.

Ducks Unlimited has recently been named a 2023 Winner for the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation. If this opportunity to make a difference for our environment intrigues you, contact us now for these specific positions and other possibilities!!


Candidates must have at minimum, a B.S in an engineering curriculum and be a registered civil engineer in the state of Utah (or able to obtain within 9 months) with at least 3 years’ experience. Desirable qualifications include GPS surveying, Civil3D, H&H modeling, construction inspection and management, soil science, hydraulic structures, agricultural engineering, and levee/canal design. Demonstrated oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. 

Candidates must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able to work with and solve problems in close team-based relationships. Candidates must be able to perform field work that includes, at times, strenuous outdoor activity in difficult environmental conditions. Completion of safety training for small boat and all-terrain vehicle operation will be required.


Regional Engineers perform a full range of project planning, design, contracting, and construction management functions on wetland, riparian, and associated habitat restoration projects. A close working relationship with the DU Biologist located in Salt Lake City, other DU staff,  local, state, and federal agency personnel, private landowners, and other conservation partners will be an important aspect of the job. The position will primarily include travel throughout northern Utah and may at times include limited travel to Idaho, Washington, Nevada, and Oregon.

Specific duties include:

  • Prepare project scope of work and budgets for funding proposals.
  • Develop topographic surveys, including collection of field survey data for design.
  • Prepare project plans, technical specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Prepare bid documents, conduct pre-bid site meetings and final contractor selection.
  • Conduct field inspections and perform construction management oversight.
  • Ensure that consultants and contractors adhere to project plans, specifications, and schedules.
  • Conduct water measurement and monitoring activities.
  • Act as contracting officer to ensure contract compliance and budget management.

To apply:  Please fill out the application materials on this link and attach a cover letter and resume indicating your qualifications and why you are interested in the position. The position will be open until filled. For further information regarding this position, please contact: Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Western Regional Office, Email: mcamacho@ducks.org

SALARY RANGE: Salarycommensurate with experience & education


It is the policy of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 or over), disability (physical, mental or visual), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), military and veteran status, immigration status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.