Supports the water resources team on watershed management and stormwater master planning projects throughout the project including planning, design, permitting and construction.
Knowledgeable in geographic information systems (GIS), hydrologic/hydraulic modeling of watersheds, identification of conceptual alternatives for flood control and water quality improvement.
Under light supervision, creates basic to high complexity engineering designs involving site layout development, site grading and drainage, hydraulics and hydrology calculations, and stormwater infrastructure and treatment. Reviews draft designs for compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Ensures that firm policies and practices are followed on all designs. Performs site reviews and studies, as needed, to ensure designs are aligned with location specifications. Updates design requirements as necessary.
Contributes to firm’s TKM by developing white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc. Submits technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals.
Collaborates with sales staff to support proposals in response to current and potential client requests for proposal (RFPs). Reviews draft proposals for adherence to firm, industry, state, local and federal regulations and best practices. Meets with current and potential future clients to review their current and future design needs. Attends conferences, symposia, etc. to improve the visibility of the firm’s products and services in collaboration with applicable sales staff.
Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff. Mentors more junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm. May supervise the work of junior engineers on project work.
Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
Certification as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam in states where an EIT is not obtainable (within 18 months of hire or promotion or transfer).
5 years of related experience.
Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience in watershed and stormwater master planning and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling.
Prior work experience on SFWMD and USACOE studies, permitting, and design.
Experience with USEPA SWMM, HEC-HMS/HEC-RAS, ICPR, HSPF or other similar modeling software.
Licensed EIT with availability to obtain PE within 2 years.
Amount of Travel Required
Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of computer assisted design and drafting (CADD) 3D and 4D software and practices.
Intermediate knowledge of hydrology/hydraulics as appropriate for technical work.
Intermediate knowledge of GIS software and practices.
Knowledge of engineer principles of design.
Expert Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.).
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
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