White Sands Water Engineers was established in 2013 by a small group of water resource engineering experts with over 50 years of combined experience.  We provide consulting engineering services to our clients in the areas of water resources development, water rights, and water supply planning and management.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Our office is located in Golden, Colorado.

Water Resources Engineer

WSWE is currently seeking an engineer with 0 to 5 years of experience in water resources planning and management, water rights engineering, hydrology, or related fields.  The successful candidate will work under a professional engineer and assist with water rights investigations, yield analyses, historical use analyses, water accounting development, augmentation plan development, and support for water rights litigation.

Candidates should have a BS or MS degree in Engineering or Hydrology, and have the following skills or qualifications: 

  • Sound analytical skills,

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,

  • Experience using GIS, and

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel.

Water Resources Engineer/Hydrologist/Hydrogeologist

WSWE is currently seeking for a mid to senior-level water resource engineer, hydrologist, or hydrogeologist to join our team.  This opportunity is open to candidates with 5 or more years of experience in water resource engineering, hydrology and/or hydrogeology.  Candidates should have experience in Colorado water law and water rights, consumptive use analyses, hydrology and/or ground water engineering.  Must be professionally licensed or have the ability to/desire to obtain license.  Position will be determined based on candidate experience level and qualifications.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, water resource engineering, environmental engineering, watershed science, hydrology, hydrogeology or similar engineering field from an accredited school.  They should have the following skills or qualifications:

  • Experience managing multiple water resources projects, including projects within Colorado.

  • Strong communication, spreadsheet, and writing skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with clients and staff.

Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to