Water Resources Engineer-Dams & Levees

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Primary Responsibilities
HDR is currently in need of a Water Resources Engineer to advance planning, study, and design efforts on dam, levee, and water resource projects across our Area. It is envisioned this candidate would have a mix of task management and project delivery responsibilities. Projects would include dam and spillway rehabilitation, the analysis and design of earthen embankments, open channels, floodplains, concrete training/retaining walls, stilling basins, lake drain control structures, gates, and operators, as well as flood mitigation and resiliency studies.
In the role of Water Resources Engineer, we will count on you to:
Provide project engineering and task management, conduct difficult to complex modeling and design for aspects of water resource projects;; collect, assimilate and present data in reports, memos and public forums; lead production of design calculations and technical reports; and lead preparation of engineering plans and specifications for inspection and assessment projects as well as final design and rehabilitation projects.
Have experience performing either hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, slope stability and seepage modeling, civil/site design, or preparation of construction documents for water resource projects.
Work independently in addition to planning, organizing and assisting groups of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task
Conduct water resources planning, plan formulation and concept development, and develop planning documentation
Assist in coordination of water resources permitting efforts
Perform other duties as needed
Keywords: Water Resources, Dams, Levees, Wastewater, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Modeling, Geotechnical, *LI-MP1
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
5+ years Water Resources experience
PE (or ability to obtain through reciprocity)
Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite, standard CAD platforms such as AutoCAD and C3D; experience with hydraulic modeling, slope stability or groundwater seepage analysis modeling
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience in FEMA studies is a plus
Experience in climate resiliency is a plus
Excellent writing and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a project team
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location:United States-New Hampshire-Manchester
Other Locations:United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Maine-Portland, United States-Connecticut-Glastonbury, United States-Rhode Island

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USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. 

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Job Posting: 859533

Posted On: Dec 05, 2022

Updated On: Dec 06, 2022

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