Engineer - Integrated Water Management (IWM) at GHD in Tampa, Florida

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

GHD's Water business is expanding into the realm of Integrated Water Management (IWM). Our Tampa, FL office is looking for an Engineer to find opportunities to engage multiple agencies along with state and local governments to collaborate on regional and/or watershed improvements that address various resource needs (i.e. flooding, water supply protection, resiliency, wetland restoration, etc.) through IWM planning practices to promote integrated solutions.

Specific responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Participate in various types of meetings related to the Basin Action Management Plans (BMAPs), Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) and other water resource meetings to gain insight into the types of projects needed to address sustainable water resources and water quality
  • Assist in efforts to monitor Capital Improvement Plans for planned water related projects through Local Municipalities
  • Support the coordination efforts to engage other GHD subject areas in identifying ongoing or proposed projects that can promote comprehensive engineering solutions related to water, wastewater and stormwater improvements
  • Assist in researching existing GHD Contracts that can serve as an opportunity to market Integrated Water Management strategies to our clients.
  • Assist with coordination efforts with all five (5) Water Management Districts to track permitting activities throughout the State involving both Environmental Resource Permits (ERPs) and Consumptive Use Permits (CUPs).
  • Support and market the Integrated Water initiative through meetings, conferences and other events both internally and with clients

For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental preferred)
  • Up to 5 years of experience in water resources planning & design of watershed infrastructure and best management practices
  • Understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and associated geographical information systems (GIS) spatial analysis
  • Basic knowledge of gravity and mechanical pipe conveyance system designs
  • General understanding of coastal processes, estuaries and habitats
  • Awareness of the environmental permitting processes through FDEP, WMDs, USACE, Coast Guard, FWC, USFWS, etc.
  • Desire to support project teams and assist in the planning & design strategies for a variety of projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities to work both within a team and independently

Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture. We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanization are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognize achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

If you are passionate about pursuing this position, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.