• Senior Highway Drainage Engineer

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

    Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions?  We encourage you to apply for this opportunity.  We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.  We offer an extremely varied and interesting diversity of projects. We’d love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and the opportunity to make a difference.


    We are seeking an experienced (8-15 years of applicable experience) Highway Drainage Engineer to support the Infrastructure Branch, primarily the Surface Water practice.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to lead and support simultaneous projects involving multi-disciplinary teams. The role is with the Phoenix Surface Water Practice; however, the position may frequently work with team members from our local Transportation Practice and/or with drainage team members from other Wood offices throughout the United States. Depending on the needs of the project, this position will assume both leadership and supporting roles on various projects and tasks.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Leads, coordinates, and performs drainage design activities on projects to include: technical planning, design and construction support
    • Designs and develops plans and drawings, which may range from conceptual layout, to final drawings, and/or as-builts. Designs and drawings will typically consist of storm drain systems and stormwater features, but may also include associated elements of roadways, grading, and low impact development (LID) or Green Infrastructure (GI) facilities
    • Prepares and performs engineering investigations and planning activities
    • Assesses feasibility of design alternatives
    • Develops technical memos, reports, permit applications, and specifications
    • Performs quality assurance / quality control checks to confirm accuracy and appropriateness of designs, computations, drawings, and reports
    • Prepares proposals and develops and maintains project and task schedules and budgets
    • Fosters relationships with team members, clients, and prospective clients, as well as industry stakeholders and regulators

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or other engineering field
    • Professional Engineer (Arizona license preferred or be in position to obtain registration through reciprocity)
    • Understanding of stormwater management, hydrology, and hydraulic practices
    • 8-15 years of experience with drainage infrastructure design, analyses using hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) models, and reporting
    • Experience with software such as: InRoads, HY-8, HEC-RAS, PondPack, TR-55, HEC-HMS, AutoCad Civil 3D, and Microstation. Experience in PC or XP-SWMM, SRH-2D, Flo-2D are a plus
    • Expertise in the use of GIS for data import, manipulation, review, querying, filtering/screening of results
    • Proficiency in MS Office application software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to deliver project presentations to clients and/or the public
    • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
    • Capacity to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organizational skills
    • Be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and under tight deadlines as well as being willing to be flexible and adaptive to changing priorities and client/project needs
    • Must be able to work both individually and within a team environment
    • Must pass a drug screen, 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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