• Water Resources Engineer

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

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a motivated professional with 5– 10 years of hydrologic and hydraulic modelling experience to join our Water, Geospatial and Technology Group. The applicant will complete and/or assist with various engineering projects related to water resources and civil engineering. These projects may include, but are not limited to, hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analyses, dam inundation studies, storm water planning and design, water quality modelling and watershed master planning. Typical clients include FEMA, NCDOT, Duke Energy, CSX and various state and local governments.


    In addition to the tasks listed above, the applicant will complete new H&H analyses and floodplain mapping that conform to FEMA’s guidelines and specifications for the National Flood Insurance Program.  These tasks will involve the use of various H&H engineering software as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.  The applicant may lead a project team, completing quality control reviews and overseeing H&H analyses completed by the team.  The applicant will assist in the management of engineering tasks and projects, including cost estimates and scheduling. 


    The applicant may also support the development of Hazard Mitigation Plans that meet Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000) standards.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or related field; Master’s degree preferred
    • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer is preferred
    • The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of H&H principles and practices, including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM, and GIS; 2D modelling experience a plus
    • Familiarity with NCDOT projects preferred
    • Experience developing or reviewing DMA 2000 hazard mitigation plans preferred
    • Knowledge of FEMA programs preferred, including working knowledge of federal pre- and post-disaster grant programs including HMA, PDM, HMGP, FMA and CDBG-DR
    • Strong work ethic, self-motivated and capable of independent work
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a project team
    • Good interpersonal skills

    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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