Mid to Senior Level Water Resources Engineer in Chantilly, VA

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5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Mid to Senior Level Water Resources Engineer to join our highly collaborative team in Chantilly, Virginia and learn to create dynamic solutions on a wide range of complex projects. This position offers potential for development in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. Typical projects involve helping local, state and federal clients complete floodplain management, stormwater management and other watershed planning projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of riverine systems as part of the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) program for the Federal Emergency Management Agency;
  • Perform quality control reviews and oversee H&H analyses completed by junior engineers.
  • Execute GIS-based one dimensional and two dimensional flood risk modeling software application such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, FLO-2D, and SWMM;
  • Support Field Investigations including the collection and analysis of data used to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling;
  • Execute established procedures, perform of routine calculations and process GIS data necessary to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling efforts;
  • Prepare floodplain and watershed studies in compliance with FEMA standards and specifications and assist with Quality Assurance and Quality Control for flood insurance study deliverables;
  • Evaluate flood mitigation and flood control projects and their effectiveness;
  • Efficiently work with ArcGIS software and extensions in support of flood risk modeling and mapping and other water resources project needs;
  • Prepare project reports including engineering calculations, planning, and drafting technical engineering reports, research, and data entry; and
  • Work with a team of Water Resources Engineers and GIS specialists supporting various planning and water resources, flood risk management and environmental restoration projects

Skills / Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters of Science in an accredited Civil Engineering Degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in a team setting
  • Time management skills and self - motivated to continue learning
  • PE certification
  • CFM certification
  • 5+ years experience in Hydrologic, hydraulic engineering and FEMA studies
  • Experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoRAS, EPA SWMM, HydroCAD, and ArcGIS
  • Experience with FEMA's Data Capture Standards
  • Experience with FEMA's Mapping Information Platform
  • 2-D hydraulic modeling experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Advanced GIS experience such as Model Builder, Python, and advanced analysis tools (Spatial & 3D Analyst) a plus