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Regional Civil Engineer – San Joaquin Valley, CA

Regional Civil Engineer – San Joaquin Valley, CA

locationFresno, CA 93721, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Regional Engineer

Locations - San Joaquin Valley - Remote/Work from Home- Fresno, CA
- Bakersfield, CA
- Los Banos, CA
- Modesto, CA
- Merced, CA
- Visalia, CA
- Stockton, CA

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. Desirable qualifications include registration as a civil engineer, GPS surveying, Civil3D, construction inspection and management, erosion control, soil science, hydraulics, agricultural engineering, and levee, canal, and/or pump station 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 strenuous outdoor activity in difficult environmental conditions. Completion of safety training for 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 engineering supervisor located in Rancho Cordova, CA, the DU Biologist located in Fresno, CA, other DU staff local, state and federal personnel, private landowners, and other conservation partners will be an important aspect of the job. The position will include travel throughout California.

Specific duties include:

  • Prepare proposal scope of work and budgets for funding proposals.
  • Develop topographic surveys, including collect 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 inspection and perform construction management oversight.
  • Ensure that consultants and contractors adhere to project plans, specifications, and schedules.
  • Act as contracting officer to ensure contract compliance and budget management.

Salary: $80,000.00- $130,000.00 annually – Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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 positions will be open until filled. For further information regarding this position, please contact: Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Western Regional Office, Email:


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.