Supervising Water Resources Engineer

WSP   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 27 days ago

The candidate will help to grow the firm's water, wastewater, and stormwater practice in the Seattle, Washington area, including project management, business development, staff development, and managing and completing projects involving water distribution systems, sanitary sewer conveyance systems, and wastewater pump stations, as well as providing utility coordination on water, sewer, drainage, stormwater management and transportation projects.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Position Description:

  • Project management, business development, staff development for water/wastewater practice.
  • Capable of leading project teams to plan and design municipal water and wastewater infrastructure facilities including pump stations, storage tanks, and treatment plants is highly desirable.
  • Supervise coordination with utility companies on a variety of water, wastewater, drainage, and transportation projects, including the design of utility relocation plans and preparation of associated permits.
  • Conduct hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for planning studies and design. Experience with Innovyze modeling software products is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading sewer rehabilitation projects and currently hold NASSCO PACP and MACP certificates
  • Supervise the preparation of contract documents including reports, plans, specifications, details, and cost estimates.
  • Ability to work with other engineering disciplines, owner and design team to implement utility design in a manner that balances cost of construction, maintenance and effective use of right-of-way is essential. Acting as a specialist in providing technical guidance for complex and unique assignments requires an ability to apply diversified knowledge of water-related design principles and practices, as well as independent decision-making on significant technical problems or methods.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead design teams to plan and design municipal water/wastewater/water resources engineering projects;
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and studies and design using simulation software;
  • Prepare documents including reports, plans, specifications, and anticipated construction costs;
  • Assist in proposal development, project identification, and client service management;
  • Supervise and manage junior engineering staff project workload;
  • ·Provide technical engineering direction as needed to junior engineering staff to maintain project scope, schedule and budget.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years of related post-graduate work as a Civil Engineer
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulics, Water Resources, or a related field from an ABET-accredited program
  • Current registration as a Professional Civil Engineer (P.E.) in Washington State.