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Job Description

Duffield Associates, Inc. is seeking a Civil/Water Resources Engineer to join our team in the Georgetown/Sussex County, Delaware office.

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, Thorofare and Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey, and Bel Air, Maryland.


Perform and manage technical engineering work associated with land or site development and/or water resources:

civil-site design and plans for clients such as architects, landscape architects, and developers;

site grading; stormwater management design, erosion & sediment control design;

prepare construction plans for agency/municipal review. Completion of various land development and environmental permitting applications;

attend meetings with municipal officials, engineers, developers, and contractors;

pursue new work and prepare project proposals; and

other duties as required.

Manage project deliverables, timelines and budgets;

Show a strong desire for business development with potential to lead and drive growth.

Network and build relationships with existing & potential clients and potential business partners.

Recruit and retain key support staff as needed to support Southern Delaware practice growth.

Attend meetings with municipal officials, engineers, developers, and contractors


Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

P.E. required (Delaware preferred)

5+ years of experience in land development civil-site engineering (pref. in Sussex County, DE).

Familiarity with AutoCAD required – familiarity with Civil 3D a plus.

Familiarity with HydroCAD or other stormwater modeling software.

Knowledge of green infrastructure practices, such as bioretention systems, permeable pavement, infiltration systems, and green roofs..

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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

Candidate should have a strong desire to grow and advance.

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

Duffield Associates is proud to offer a wide variety of benefits to our eligible employees. Each eligible employee receives a Benefit Contribution 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

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans