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Water Resources Engineer

Water Resources Engineer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Water Resources Engineer to join our Denver, CO team.


This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals. 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

  • Will work under the supervision of a Senior Engineer supporting our hydraulics and hydrology group
  • Will support floodplain management, transportation engineering, drainage engineering and stream restoration work
  • Will perform surface water hydrologic and hydraulic modeling utilizing HY-8, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, XPSWMM, and EPA SWMM and ArcGIS software extensions
  • Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions, graphic-based presentations and project documentation
  • Will travel to project sites in Colorado and will attend public meetings

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree required; MS preferred
  • 0 to 3 years + of hydrology / hydraulics and water resources experience
  • Must be a self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Experience using HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, EPASWMM, HY-8 software is a plus
  • Experience using ArcGIS is a plus
  • Experience with MicroStation/Geopak and/or AutoCAD a plus
  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program and FEMA flood insurance study regulations is a plus
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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