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Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer

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Amec Foster Wheeler

Durham, NC

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Requisition ID 2017-20481

Work Location US-NC-Durham

Department / Discipline Engineering - Civil

Position Type Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a motivated professional with 8 - 15 years of hydrologic and hydraulic modelling experience to join our Water Resources Engineering and Planning Team. The applicant will complete and/or assist with various engineering projects related to water resources and civil engineering. These projects may include, but are not limited to, hydrologic and hydraulic (H & H) analyses, dam inundation studies, storm water planning and design, water quality modelling and watershed master planning. Typical clients include FEMA, NCDOT, Duke Energy, CSX and various state and local governments.

In addition to the tasks listed above, the applicant will complete new H & H analyses and floodplain mapping that conform to FEMAs guidelines and specifications for the National Flood Insurance Program. These tasks will involve the use of various H & H engineering software as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. The applicant may lead a project team, completing quality control reviews and overseeing H & H analyses completed by the team. The applicant will assist in the management of engineering tasks and projects, including cost estimates and scheduling.

The applicant will also be responsible for business development and growing the client base for the team. The preferred candidate will be experienced in water resources engineering sales and will be knowledgeable in the area of strategic planning with an expectation to diversify and expand existing service lines.

Key Responsibilities

Lead a project team, ensuring that project deliverables are met, and ensuring schedule and budget expectations are adhered to

Work on complex hydrologic and hydraulic analyses

Develop engineering databases, reports, and work maps

Assist with client and project development - track opportunities, identify client needs, assist with proposals and marketing materials where needed

Develop strategic plan for engineering sales and services line expansion/diversification

Skills / Qualifications


Bachelors degree in civil/environmental engineering or related field; Masters degree preferred

Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer is required

The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of H & H principles and practices, including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM, and GIS; 2D modelling experience a plus

Familiarity with NCDOT projects preferred

Strong work ethic, self-motivated and capable of independent work

Demonstrated ability to lead a project team

Good interpersonal skills

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. ***************

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.

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