Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Mid toSenior Level Water Resources Engineer to join our highly collaborative team in Mississippi Valley Water Group. 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.
Remote working is an option however candidates who live within in a commuting distance to our offices in either Nashville or St. Louis is preferred.
Provide leadership/mentoring to engineers and technicians and support the management of water resources projects.
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 (FEMA)
Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of riverine and closed basin systems to support levee certification, dam breach analyses and environmental assessment studies.
Perform quality control reviews and oversee H&H analyses completed by junior engineers
Execute one dimensional and two dimensional flood risk modeling software applications 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 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
Work with a team of GIS specialists supporting various planning and water resources, flood risk management and environmental restoration projects
Support spillway capacity and levee certification analyses.
Develop design options, alternatives, or recommendations for dam rehabilitation.
Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor or Masters of Science in an accredited Civil Engineering Program
Strong written and verbal communication skills
5+ years experience in Hydrologic and Hydraulic Data Development in support of FEMA Risk MAP, USACE and other projects
Experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and ArcGIS
2-D hydraulic modeling experience
Experience with Bulletin 17C
Experience with PCSWMM or other SWMM based modeling software
Stormwater Engineering Design Experience
Experience with InfoWorks ICM software
Climate resilience experience
Dam analysis and rehabilitation design experience
Stormwater/green infrastructure design experience
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