Water Resources Engineer at Wood PLC in Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted in Engineering 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for Water Resources Engineer with our Salt Lake City, UT team.

Are you a Water Resources Engineer who enjoys the challenge of working with a collaborative team on interesting projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employees' 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'd love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate has strong technical capabilities, is seeking challenging work and the opportunity to make a difference.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work independently and collaboratively within a team of project managers, water resources engineers, environmental scientists, and GIS analysts to support FEMA RiskMap floodplain studies, highway drainage design, watershed planning, storm water planning/design, and more
  • Perform one- and two-dimensional modeling to complete hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analyses in compliance with FEMA guidelines and specifications
  • Proficiently work with ArcGIS software to support modeling and mapping efforts
  • Proficiently use a variety of open channel and closed conduit modeling software applications like HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM, HY-8, etc.
  • Prepare technical project reports including engineering analyses, figures, tables, etc.
  • Effectively communicate technical information via visual presentations, writing, and speaking

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (Water Resources focus)
  • 2+ years' experience related to water resources
  • EIT or the ability to obtain the EIT within one year of hire
  • Strong in hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analyses
  • FEMA RiskMAP H&H experience (preferred, not required)
  • HEC-RAS (1D and 2D) proficiency
  • ArcGIS proficiency
  • Must pass drug test, background check and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. 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.