WWE Careers

Wright Water Engineers, Inc. (WWE) is a well-respected, employee-owned, stable consulting engineering firm that provides full-service water resources, environmental and civil engineering at offices in Denver, Glenwood Springs and Durango, Colorado. The firm was founded in 1961 and has a staff of approximately 45+ people who include senior level engineers, biologists, chemists, geologists, hydrogeologists, hydrologists, and scientists. WWE works throughout the United States and has an active client list of approximately 250 clients.  WWE offers a dynamic and challenging work environment with profit-sharing, significant bonuses and excellent benefits including medical and dental plans, flexible medical allowance, disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, and competitive salaries.   WWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

Full-time Positions

Water Rights/Resource Engineer – Durango

WWE  is looking to hire an experienced water rights/water resources engineer, hydrologist or geologist for our Durango office.  The qualified individual will have achieved, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in an engineering, earth science or environmental program that emphasized water resources AND have 3+ years of water rights experience including the preparation of expert reports for water rights adjudications, water rights evaluations and due diligence. Individuals with or soon to be eligible for a Professional Engineering license are preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate water supply planning and hydrology experience as well as excellent writing skills and an expertise in spreadsheets and Colorado Decision Support System (CDSS) tools.

WWE is looking for individuals with strong interpersonal, problem solving, communication, and critical thinking skills that can work both independently and in teams and with a desire to learn and grow professionally.  Excellent salary and benefits package.  Non-degreed or inexperienced individuals need not apply.

Please send resume to Kristine Thrush, Controller, at kthrush@wrightwater.com.

Water Resources Engineer – Mid-Level Project Engineer

WWE is seeking a mid-level employee to serve as a water and civil engineering senior project engineer. Project managers at WWE play an active technical role in projects, working with a multi-disciplinary team of project engineers and scientists. This is not purely a management position – active technical work and leadership are essential components of this position. Work experience (3-5 years, or more) in stormwater management, hydrology, hydraulics, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting is required. AutoCAD and/or GIS skills are also desirable. Good oral communication and technical writing skills are essential.

Please send resume to Kristine Thrush, Controller, at kthrush@wrightwater.com.


WWE typically hires two college–level engineering interns each summer to learn about water resources engineering and provide water resources engineering support services.    Our summer of 2019 internship positions are currently closed.  Interested candidates may check this site in the autumn of 2019 for instructions to apply for summer of 2020 internships.