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Job Description

Duffield is looking for a qualified Water/Wastewater Engineer candidate for our Dover, DE office starting June 2018. Duffield’s Dover Office provides water and wastewater engineering services to municipal and industrial clients.

Duffield Associates, Inc. is an award-winning engineering and science consulting firm specializing in civil, environmental, and geotechnical engineering, construction consulting and testing services. Established in 1976, Duffield has grown to include a professional and technical staff of over 100 individuals. The firm’s headquarters is located in a historic barn and farmhouse in Pike Creek Valley outside of Wilmington, Delaware. We have regional offices in Georgetown and Dover, Delaware, Center City Philadelphia and Carlisle, Pennsylvania, West Deptford, New Jersey, and Bel Air, Maryland.

Duffield Associates is proud to offer a wide variety of benefits to our eligible employees. Each eligible employee receives a Benefit Contribution (enough to, potentially, cover 100% of a single employee's medical coverage) to spend as he/she pleases on plans such as:

5 choices of medical plans

Several choices of dental and vision insurance

Ancillary benefits such as: Life Insurance, critical illness, accident insurance, Teledoc, Pet insurance, Legal assistance.

Additional benefits:

Company provided Short-term and Long-term Disability

401k and Roth 401k with company match of 50% of employee contribution up to 6%.

8 paid holidays

Minimum of 80 hours of vacation plus 40 hours of sick time.

Outreach activities such as blood drives, adopt-a-highway, American Heart Associations Awareness activities, etc.


Assist Project Managers with technical, engineering design for water and wastewater facilities requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional responsibilities.

Perform technical engineering work associated with water and wastewater engineering including:

prepare engineering reports and feasibility studies

prepare engineering related calculations and visual aids

develop hydraulic models and perform engineering analysis

participate in field investigations

prepare design drawings, plans, sections, details, and profiles/sections

complete various permitting applications

attend meetings with municipal officials, engineers, and contractors.


Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited institution in Civil or Environmental engineering with an emphasis in water/wastewater or other related field require

Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

0-5 years of experience in civil engineering, particularly water and wastewater services.

Capable of using MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.

Familiarity with AutoCAD, particularly Civil 3D, a plus.

Familiarity with ArcGIS software a plus.

Familiarity with computer models for hydraulic system analysis.

Strong written and oral communication skills

Candidate should be a critical thinker, be willing to learn through trial and error, be self-motivated and willing to put forth the full effort towards the task at hand.

Candidate should have a strong desire to grow and advance as an engineer on path toward licensure and participate in professional organizations.

Qualified candidates please submit a resume and cover letter with your salary requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.