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Entry-level Water Resources Engineer

Entry-level Water Resources Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-21176
Work Location 
US-FL-Lakeland
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
US-FL-Tampa
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a self-motivated Staff Engineer with 0 to 2 years of experience to support watershed management, stormwater design, environmental compliance, investigation, and water quality restoration projects in the Tampa, FL or Lakeland, FL office. The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering Sciences from an accredited four-year college or university. Master’s degree is a plus. Statistical analysis, GIS training or knowledge is desired, and experience with hydraulic and hydrologic, and water quality modeling are considered beneficial. Must have experience with data management and technical writing. Must have an Engineering Intern or Engineer-In-Training designation or be able to obtain within 12 months.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as staff engineer on water resource related projects
  • Organizing, scheduling, and prioritizing assignments and tasks
  • Performs standard or routine calculations; Responsible to input data into and/or run standard or, in some cases, advanced computer programs under supervision
  • Preparing and checking project design, calculations, and drawings under direct supervision
  • Prepare / assist in the preparation of permit applications and supporting materials
  • Prepare / assist in the preparation of proposals and qualifications packages
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures, site safety standards and permit requirements 
  • Performs increasingly complex field sampling observations and data collection assignments under limited supervision of more experienced field personnel
  • Assist with preparing technical reports documenting the work performed and findings of investigations
  • Compiles information from reports and published documents; Evaluates and/or analyses the compiled information following standard methods or specific instructions

Skills / Qualifications

  • 0 – 2 years of prior related work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • Engineer-in-Training Certificate or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Experience with desktop and industry-specific software (e.g., MSOffice, ESRI GIS, and ICPR) desired
  • Experience conducting data analyses with statistical software desired
  • Must have sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in varying environments (office, lab and field settings)
  • Ability to swim
  • Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail as well as a track record of producing quality work products
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment, whether it be remotely or locally
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients, supervisor or project manager regarding work assignments required
  • Valid Florida driver’s license; and must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 

www.woodplc.com

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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