Mid-Senior Level Water Resources Engineer in Hamilton

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Hamilton, New Jersey View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

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Position : Mid-Senior Level Water Resources Engineer

Work location : Hamilton, New Jersey

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 7844

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting – made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.  As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently seeking a Mid to Senior Level Water Resources Engineer to join our highly collaborative team in Mid-Atlantic Water Group. This position offers potential for development in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to help our clients solve their most challenging problems.  Typical projects involve helping local, state and federal clients complete floodplain management, stormwater management and other watershed planning projects. Work Location: Remote working is an option, however candidates who live within in a commuting distance to our offices in either DC or Philadelphia is preferred.     
Your Impact

Provide leadership/mentoring to engineers and technicians and support the management of water resources projects.
Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of riverine systems as part of the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) program for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Perform quality control reviews and oversee H&H analyses completed by junior engineers
Execute one dimensional and two dimensional flood risk modeling software applications such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, FLO-2D, and SWMM
Support field investigations including the collection and analysis of data used to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
Execute established procedures, perform routine calculations and process GIS data necessary to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling efforts
Prepare floodplain and watershed studies in compliance with FEMA standards and specifications and assist with Quality Assurance and Quality Control for flood insurance study deliverables
Evaluate flood mitigation and flood control projects and their effectiveness
Efficiently work with ArcGIS software and extensions in support of flood risk modeling and mapping and other water resources project needs
Work with a team of GIS specialists supporting various planning and water resources, flood risk management and environmental restoration projects
Support spillway capacity and levee certification analyses.
Develop design options, alternatives, or recommendations for dam rehabilitation.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor or Masters of Science in an accredited Civil Engineering Program
Strong written and verbal communication skills
PE certification 
5+ years experience in Hydrologic and Hydraulic Data Development in support of Risk MAP
Experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and ArcGIS
Experience with FEMA’s Data Capture Standards
Experience with FEMA’s Mapping Information Platform
Experience with NFIP/Risk MAP – 2-D hydraulic modeling experience
Experience with Bulletin 17C
Experience with PCSWMM or other SWMM based modeling software

Required Qualifications

CFM certification
Stormwater Engineering Design Experience
Experience with InfoWorks ICM software
Experience with FEMA Region III Risk Analysis Branch
Pluvial modeling experience
Climate resilience experience
Dam analysis and rehabilitation design experience
Stormwater/green infrastructure design experience

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: BLUE BELL – ARBOR WAY
All locations: US-NJ-Hamilton, US-PA-Blue Bell, US-VA-Chantilly

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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