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Senior Drainage / Water Resources Engineer

Company: System One
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Seeking -a senior drainage/water resources engineer to join our growing staff of roadway, highway, bridge, transit, rail and intermodal designers. The person will assist in completing Department of Transportation, County, and other major civil and infrastructure projects -by performing hydraulic and hydrologic analysis of waterways, -floodway analysis (FEMA), -storm drainage studies and design, bridge and bridge class culvert studies, detention analysis and design -including developing solutions for complex hydraulic storm water problems. The position includes the preparation and review of working drawings, details, layouts, cost estimates, studies, reports, specifications and work products. -Candidates will have the opportunity to work on challenging multi-disciplinary projects with opportunity for professional growth. The qualified applicant can be located in any of the following locations: Charleston, South Carolina; Greenville, South Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Asheville, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Wilmington, North Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; Bartow, Florida; Clearwater, Florida; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Tampa, Florida General Duties & Responsibilities -include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Production of drainage/storm water management/E&S/permitting aspects of projects.
  • Storm water modeling with programs such as HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, StormCAD, PondPack, etc.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods, and represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions, and to plan and coordinate work.
  • Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
  • Provides technical direction to and mentors younger engineers.
  • Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow- through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards. Ensures corporate quality standards are followed.
  • Research design options and document findings for Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer.
  • Interacts with clients and oversees sub-consultants.
  • Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule, scope or additional services. Assists Project Manager in developing scopes of work and price proposals.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant to technical specialty. Qualifications What you bring to our firm:
    • Minimum bachelor???s degree in the field of civil or water resources engineering
    • Minimum 10+ years of progressive water resources design experience with SCDOT, NCDOT, GDOT, FDOT and/or other similar public agencies
    • Background in studies, preliminary engineering and development of detailed plans and specifications
    • Background in the design and management of drainage studies, drainage system design, flood studies, and erosion and sediment controls
    • Proficiency in MicroStation and GeoPak Drainage
    • Proficiency HEC-RAS one-dimensional modeling
    • Good analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and modelling results.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to work well in a team environment on multi-disciplinary projects
    • PE license or the ability to obtain one
    • Valid Drivers License
    • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.
    • Actively advocates for full inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment that welcomes diversity and values equity for all employees, partners, clients, and the communities that we serves. What we???d prefer for you to bring to our firm:
      • HEC software (hydrologic and hydraulic)
      • GIS Systems and Programs
      • 2D hydraulic modeling experience
      • Water quality structure design
      • Preparation of environmental permit drawings Work Environment:
        • The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).
        • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: System One, Charleston , Senior Drainage / Water Resources Engineer, Engineering , Charleston, South Carolina

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