• Title
    Water Resources Engineer - Software Development
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions’ Kansas Operation is looking for a highly motivated Water Resources Engineer that is inspired to do software development. Qualified applicants are required to have experience with water resources engineering applications (such as USACE HEC-RAS & HEC-HMS), IM & GIS, and C++ programming. Our ideal candidate prefers to focus on water issues and has a degree in engineering. Applicant levels between 0 to 4 years of experience are preferred. It is preferred that this position be in Wichita, KS however consideration can be given to the Topeka, KS location for the right applicant.


    Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your career in software & application development and learn new skills to support engineering and information management projects? The Kansas Operation is well established and continues to grow providing an atmosphere that allows individuals to expand their career. We are looking for qualified applicants to develop software supporting a wide variety of applications including information management, environmental services, and engineering.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Will coordinate and develop software applications for engineering, environmental, and information management projects; Build custom applications and tools that integrate with other software such as HEC-RAS. Will analyze and develop solutions to improve upon existing proprietary applications
    • Will assist project managers in developing custom applications to improve process efficiencies and ensure project success as well as conveying potential application development concepts to our clients providing cost beneficial justification
    • Will participate on the Information Technology (IT) Committee to manage and promote IT systems for the Kansas Operations
    • Will perform water resources engineering hydrology & hydraulic simulations as well as information management and geographic information system (GIS) tasks
    • Will collaborate between Kansas Operation offices including in Topeka and Wichita
    • Will collaborate with our existing national software development team and promote software development applications globally

    Skills / Qualifications

    Basic/Required Qualifications

    • BS degree in Water Resources/Civil Engineering or related degree
    • 0 - 4 years + experience supporting engineering applications and/or information management projects
    • Required experience of desired applicants include:
      • C++ Programming
      • IM/GIS Applications (i.e. ArcGIS, Asset management software, Web-Mapping Applications)
      • Water Resources Engineering Modeling Software:
        • USACE Software Application Development (i.e. HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, etc.)
        • SWMM Software (EPA-SWMM and etc.)
    • Supplemental experience in one or more of the following areas will also be considered in addition to those required above:
      • Java Programming
      • Python Scripting
      • SQL Programming
      • Fortran Programming
      • Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) Applications (i.e. NVIDIA, CUDA Python, PyCUDA, etc.)
      • Field Collection/Mobile Applications (IOS, Android, etc.)
    • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
    • Successful candidates will have an energetic and positive attitude toward working as part of a team and with multiple clients on a wide-range of projects.Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Certifications in relevant programming applications (i.e. C/C++, etc.)

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  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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