Careers

Careers 2017-06-05T17:04:41+00:00
  • Do you want to work for a company that values and rewards innovative thinking and problem solving?

  • Do you enjoy collaborating across disciplines to design and deliver comprehensive solutions for clients?

  • Do you want to be part of a team that’s on the forefront of developing and applying cutting edge technologies and processes to solve complex engineering problems?

  • Do you enjoy the satisfaction of seeing tangible evidence of your contribution to projects that benefit your community?

Join Our Team

RH2 Engineering is a privately held, employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering firm that’s been partnering with municipalities and public utilities in the Pacific Northwest since 1978. We focus on helping our clients develop and maintain their infrastructure by delivering technically superior, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions that meet their current needs while proactively planning for future growth.

We offer:

  • Competitive hourly pay plus 1.5x overtime pay
  • Profit sharing through bi-annual bonuses and company stock program
  • 4 weeks of paid time off
  • Full benefits package, including insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability) and 401(k) with company match
  • Company-wide teambuilding events and regular social activities
  • A collaborative environment with coworkers who share your passion for making a difference in their community
  • A diverse workload that gives you the opportunity to assist on a variety of projects as you move forward on your career path

RH2 hires only the best and the brightest. New employees should expect challenging work assignments in a supportive and collaborative team environment. As your career at RH2 grows, you will have the opportunity to forge your own path and pursue your interests as they evolve. Initially, you will be given an opportunity to work on a variety of projects in different team roles. As you move up the ladder, we will support you, whether a technical, client service, or management career path is best suited to your talents. We believe that our employees are most productive doing what they love.

We believe that field experience is critical to career growth for many of our professional staff. Where appropriate, you will be in the field as much as project constraints allow (preferably on projects you have designed).

RH2 has always been at the forefront of technical advances. For example, we have been designing in 3D AutoCAD since 1991. We strive to keep ahead of the curve by making sure our engineers have the latest and best design hardware and software.

Work at RH2 is fast-paced and can be challenging. The right person will thrive in this kind of environment and be welcomed as a part of a dedicated group of hard-working professionals, many of whom have worked at RH2 for most or all of their careers. While our projects are exciting and challenging, office life is enjoyable and easygoing. There is a team atmosphere in everything we do. Friendly and knowledgeable fellow employees are always willing to lend a hand. Combine interesting work, a comfortable atmosphere, a great benefits package and competitive wages, and you can see why RH2 is a great place to work!

On an individual level, my favorite aspect of working for RH2 is being assigned tasks and projects which stretch my abilities without overwhelming me. I have the opportunity to learn technical skills, grow as a young professional engineer, and contribute to my team and the industry in meaningful ways that keep me engaged. On a company- wide level, I am thankful that our team collectively has such a breadth of knowledge, allowing us to design challenging and exciting projects.

Alex F. (Staff Engineer)
Joined RH2 in 2012

This company creates a very positive atmosphere for its employees. They value family commitments and allow people to develop skills in areas in which they have an interest. I think the low turnover rate speaks volumes for the quality of the workplace in RH2.

Jim B. (Senior Scientist)
Joined RH2 in 2004

I chose RH2 because it is in a growing industry and is a growing business. RH2 hires a strong work force thus they can trust employees to manage their own work and I am able to learn from more experienced engineers. Did I mention RH2 pays overtime?

Tim E. (SCADA Engineer)
Joined RH2 in 2016

From continual learning of new disciplines and skills, to public speaking and presentation opportunities, to project management – the possibilities for career growth are seemingly endless. I have always felt encouraged to continue learning and developing professionally at RH2.

Alicia P. (Environmental Scientist)
Joined RH2 in 2001

To sum up RH2 Engineering in two words: excellence and appreciation. RH2 is a fantastic company that does great things. Leadership and peers alike appreciate everyone within the walls of RH2, creating a family-like atmosphere of people who succeed individually and as a team. RH2’s President and Directors see employees as people, recognizing them and helping them to succeed personally and professionally. What a great place to work!

Bret B. (Principal)
Joined RH2 in 1998

Currently Open Positions

RH2 is now hiring a full-time Contract Administrator to join our administrative team in our Bothell headquarters. This is a fast-paced position that requires a team player who shows initiative and takes ownership of his/her areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will bring together top-notch organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills, along with a keen eye for detail and commitment to quality. The Contract Administrator will need to be a skilled proofer with the ability to quickly adapt to legal and technical jargon. Preferred candidates will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to meet short deadlines with minimal supervision. Degrees in Business Administration, English, or a related field, such as a paralegal certification, are preferred. Equivalent work experience is also sought after as an addition to or in lieu of a relevant degree, with emphasis on experience working in an engineering consulting firm or a related area.

Essential Duties

  • Assume a lead role in preparation of contracts through collaboration with project managers and input from various team members.
  • Establish priorities and target dates with other staff for information gathering, writing, reviewing, and acquiring management approval to meet contract deadlines.
  • Assist with proofing a variety of documents and client deliverables.
    Maintain contract tracking system and library of materials, including contract templates, scopes of work, and fee estimates.
  • Assist with inputting contract information into RH2’s accounting system.
  • Assist the Business Manager with other assignments.

Qualifications

  • Minimum four (4) years of administrative responsibilities, contract administration, and/or legal assisting.
  • Demonstrable proofing and editing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various stages.
    Exceptional interpersonal skills: accessible, approachable, and able to interface with clients, peers, and technical professionals on all levels.
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and tackle tasks head-on amid changing priorities while consistently delivering results within given deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ajera accounting software experience is a plus.

If you would like to apply for the Contract Administrator position, please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format to careers@rh2.com.

RH2 is seeking an entry level Electrical and Control Systems staff engineer to join the team in our East Wenatchee office. The successful candidate will perform electrical and control system designs for utility facilities for clients throughout Washington under the supervision of senior level engineers.

Work will include:

  • Electrical system design for facilities per NEC and local codes;
  • Electrical load calculation, voltage drop, and sizing of conduit and conductors;
  • AutoCAD drafting of electrical designs;
  • Control system design, including relay logic, PLCs, radios, and Ethernet communications;
    SCADA and HMI programming (Wonderware and FactoryTalk);
  • PLC Programming (RSLogix 5000); and
  • Control system IT maintenance (Firmware upgrades, server updates, VPN setup, VNC and remote desktop troubleshooting).

Basic understanding of facility electrical design is required. BS in electrical or computer engineering required. Candidate should have EIT or ability to complete exam within six months.

This position is full-time with benefits. If you are interested in pursuing a career with RH2, please email a cover letter and a copy of your resume and unofficial transcripts to careers@rh2.com. Your cover letter should express why you feel you are the best candidate to join our staff, based on your career goals, education, and background. The documents should be in PDF format and the subject line should include the position you are applying for and RH2 office location.

RH2 is seeking staff engineers with a Civil or Mechanical engineering degree and 0 to 4 years of experience to join our team in our Bothell, East Wenatchee, and Medford offices. Staff engineers are involved in a variety of projects involving the planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, irrigation, and stormwater systems, as well as transportation facilities. This position requires a competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. This position may require limited travel to project sites or between RH2 office locations.

Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to a broad area of assignments. The chosen candidate must be a team player, a flexible self-starter, and willing to take on challenging assignments.

A BSCE or BSME is required, although students in the final stages of their senior year will also be considered. Strong working knowledge of standard design software, including AutoCAD, Autodesk Civil 3D, and Microsoft Excel or similar software is preferred.

This position is full-time with benefits. If you are interested in pursuing a career with RH2, please email a cover letter and a copy of your resume and unofficial transcripts to careers@rh2.com. Your cover letter should express why you feel you are the best candidate to join our staff, based on your career goals, education and background. The documents should be in PDF format and the subject line should reference the position you are applying for and your office location preference.