• Senior Water Resources Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Principal or Senior Water Resources Engineer with experience as a seller / doer required to expand water resources and stormwater market for Central Region Offices. The position is located in our Nashville office.


    Duties include business development, technical expertise, mentoring, and project management. Typical primary project types include flood risk and municipal stormwater management, stream channel rehabilitation and restoration, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, and hazard mitigation.


    The position represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual seeking advancement and the ability to build and influence direction of a water resources engineering service line.


    Key Responsibilities


    This position will report directly to the Nashville Water & Technology Services Branch Manager, and be involved with leadership of the water resources engineering service line. A primary responsibility will be business development for government and private sector clients, including identification of prospects, pursuit strategy and implementation, proposal development and marketing activities associated with regional water resources projects. This position’s key responsibility will be developing future business and supporting local engineering. Other duties include:

    • Provide senior leadership/mentoring to engineers and directly oversee engineering projects
    • Participate in local, regional, and national civil engineering related organizations
    • Serve as subject matter technical expert of specific tasks or projects
    • Compile and present results of planning and engineering studies
    • Prepare and review interim and completed engineering reports
    • Convey project results and findings by means of oral discussions, presentations, and project documentation

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in water resources engineering, serving in increasingly complex positions acquiring, performing and managing water resources-related projects with full responsibility for budget, schedule, contractual obligations, client service, and quality standards
    • Strong, proven, and verifiable history of identifying and effectively pursuing federal, state, and/or local government clients for water resources-related opportunities
    • Experience in hydraulic engineering, FEMA studies, stormwater management, bridge scour, and hydraulic design including proficiency with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, and ArcGIS
    • Demonstrated passion for business development and effective project management skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering or related field of study (Masters preferred)
    • PE certification (preferred)
    • Strong network of contacts with clients in the southeast U.S. in the water, government, energy, and/or industrial sectors (preferred)

    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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