We're a different kind of engineering firm.

Lotus Water is a dynamic and employee-owned water resource and civil engineering design firm located in San Francisco.  We offer a culture of technical excellence and creativity in a flexible and fun work environment.  Staff members at Lotus have been at the forefront of innovation in the design and planning of award winning green buildings, institutional campuses, and large capital infrastructure projects.  We have developed extraordinary cutting edge technical tools to implement green infrastructure at all scales and have been deeply engaged in California water policy and grant-funded research, closely following the evolving regulatory and climatic conditions.

Lotus Water has a long history of being a trusted resource for our local, progressive water and wastewater agency, the SFPUC, and as a result our staff are working on some of the most interesting and complex water projects in the country.  Our staff also thrive on multi-disciplinary teams and pride ourselves in our ability to work seamlessly with creative design professionals.  Most of all, our staff have a deep connection to the environment and have chosen to work in this field to protect and enhance it.

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Project Engineer/ Project Manager

Lotus Water is seeking a candidate with 7-10 years of experience, to work in our San Francisco office. Lotus is continuing to grow our capital infrastructure and redevelopment work for multiple public and private sector clients in San Francisco. We are working on some of the most high-profile redevelopment projects on the waterfront that include climate resilience and unique sustainable innovations such as on-site water reuse and are looking for a project manager to help us deliver this exciting work…


Urban Watershed Planning Intern

Lotus Water is looking for a current grad student or recent graduate in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, or a design-minded civil engineer. The ideal candidate has a water resources background or a strong interest in water-sensitive design, watershed planning, and/or green infrastructure. The successful candidate will be assisting Lotus project managers in delivering city-wide green infrastructure plans, preparing graphics to support private and public design projects, performing spatial analysis in GIS to support water master planning efforts, and communicating technical concepts using graphics…