• Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer

    Requisition ID
    2019-36269
    Work Location
    US-KS-Topeka
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
     
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has a career opportunity for an Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Topeka, KS 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, stormwater engineering, drainage engineering, dam and levee design 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

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS in Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineer, Biosystems Engineering or related engineering degree required
    • 0 to 2 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

    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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