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Senior Drainage Engineer at Wood PLC in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established and progressive engineering consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? If so, Wood is looking for somebody like you to join our operation in Phoenix, Arizona.

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an experienced (10 - 20 years of applicable experience) Senior 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 occasionally 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.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Leads, coordinates, and performs drainage design activities on projects to include: technical planning, design and construction support
  • Performs detailed drainage design for; highways, roadway, culverts, storm drain systems, retention/detention basins, erosion control measures, hydraulic structures including weirs, drop structures, and energy dissipaters
  • Perform drainage modeling: hydrologic modeling, hydraulic modeling of channels and/or washes, scour analysis, sediment yield and transport analysis
  • Performs dam breach and inundation analysis
  • Assesses feasibility of design alternatives
  • Develops technical memos, reports, permit applications, and specifications
  • Mentors junior engineers in performing efforts above
  • Prepare FEMA floodplain studies including LOMR/CLOMR submittals
  • 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)
  • Proficient in stormwater management, hydrology, and hydraulic practices
  • 10-20 years of experience with drainage infrastructure design, analyses using hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) models, and reporting
  • Experienced with software such as: FLO-2D, HEC-2/HEC-RAS/HEC-RAS 2D, HEC-1/HEC-HMS, HEC-6/HEC-6T, PC or XP SWMM, MicroStation, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and HY-8
  • Expertise in the use of GIS for data import, manipulation, querying, filtering/screening 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 drug screen and background check


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.

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.