Senior Water Resources / Drainage Engineer

Flatiron Constructors   •  

Broomfield, CO

11 - 15 years

Posted 238 days ago

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Flatiron Constructors has an immediate opening in its Technical Services Group (TSG) department for a Senior Water Resources Engineer with extensive drainage design experience to provide technical leadership, oversight and interdisciplinary coordination on complex transportationinfrastructure Alternative Delivery Method (e.g. PPP, Design-Build) projects throughout the US and Canada. TSG is Flatiron’s Center of Technical Excellence and Design Expertise located in Broomfield, CO. As a TSG team member, you will provide innovative, optimized technical & value engineering solutions for Design & Construction challenges. You will contribute through all phases of project delivery, from conceptual design through final construction. 


  • Lead as the overall supervisor of technical operations. This includes, but is not limited to: oversight on all drainage temporary and permanent works design, schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, and coordination of design throughout procurement and construction;
  • Provide project engineering duties, including but not limited to: preparation of design criteria and basis, and performing specialized engineering, analysis and design;
  • Perform interdisciplinary peer-/constructability review of design deliverables for optimization, compliance with contract documents, and identification and implementation new technologies that provide a competitive advantage;
  • Lead technical meetings and discussions; and strategize solutions to complex or unique Design & Construction challenges;
  • Assist senior management team in on technical risk assessment and mitigation;
  • Provide engineering decisions within the criteria set by applicable policies, standards and contract commitments for each project;
  • Support design coordination and liaisons with Clients and Subcontractors; interface with specialized consultants.
  • Mentor junior staff in technical and professional development.


  • Master’s Degree or greater (PhD) in Civil Engineering (or related field) with drainage design emphasis;
  • 10+ years of progressive engineeringexperience, possessing a broad knowledge and hands-on experience in design/construction, and strong technical skills in drainage design with an emphasis on design-build delivery methods;
  • Active Professional Engineer (PE) license is required;
  • Experience with drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, and broad understanding of the following, including but not limited to: Hydrology (rainfall modeling, watershed analysis, discharge development and routing etc.); Hydraulics (pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, pump stations, pressure pipe, bridge sizing and scour, sediment transport, revetment design, and coastal considerations for highway drainage, flood analysis, erosion control etc.); Drainage Design (drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects etc.);
  • Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of drainage engineering principles;
  • Substantial analytical, numerical and industry design standards experience;
  • Solid understanding of constructability and construction practices;
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.