Water Resources Engineer in Boise

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Boise, Idaho View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Water Resources Engineer, Apply WSP jobs Boise Idaho. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Water Resources Engineer

Work location : Boise, Idaho

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 7275

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!
This Opportunity
Join WSP’s growing and unparalleled water team! We are hiring energetic, creative, and technically savvy Water Resources Engineers to provide leadership on water resource projects. This position has a preference to be based out of our Boise, ID Office but has the flexibility to be based out of any of our Washington or Oregon offices as well. WSP USA Operates with a Hybrid-Model Workplace. Our water resource business includes designing solutions to manage stormwater, drainage, and surface water, plus stream design, hydraulics and hydrology, fish passage, ecosystem restoration, and irrigation.
Our collaborative work environment encourages innovation, imagination, and development. Tasks may include assisting with the analysis, development, and design of processes and infrastructure relating to water supply, stormwater facilities, irrigation facilities, culverts, hydrology, open channel hydraulics, bridge hydraulics, floodplain modeling/mapping, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, river/stream/habitat restoration and fish passage, pollution control and treatment, and preserving the quality of the environment by averting the contamination and degradation of water resources.  

Your Impact

Brings knowledge and understanding of water resource management strategies and solutions 
Has technical experience hydraulics and hydrology, stormwater management, culverts, drainage 
Perform professional water resources engineering work and assist with conducting investigations, analysis, and inspections relating to water supply/quality/management, stormwater facilities, irrigation facilities, culverts, hydrology, open channel hydraulics, bridge hydraulics, floodplain modeling/mapping, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, canal development,  river/stream/habitat restoration and fish passage, waste disposal, and pollution control and treatment activities to avert the contamination and degradation of water resources and determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits. 
Participate in developing advanced technologies, monitoring devices, modeling techniques, design requirements, and operating strategies to reduce the volume and toxicity of pollutants, account for the negative environmental impact of industrial facilities, power plants, and transportation vehicles/systems, and allow for greater use of water resources. 
Work as an individual or as part of a cross-functional team to execute project work 
Verify the characteristics of a site, providing technical assistance on various environmental issues, water cycles, and flow to determine the influence of weather and other environmental forces. 
Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements, statistical analysis, and reporting. 
Contribute to the preparation of technical reports and presentations that explain research and findings. 
Assist in the preparation and implementation of site Health and Safety Plans (HASPs). 
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures. 
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs. 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, with a focus in Water Resources or closely related discipline. 
3 to 5 years of relevant post education experience in water resources engineering. 
Engineer in Training Certification. 
Knowledge of water resource engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to environmental permitting and project work-related issues.  
Knowledge of Stormwater Management, Drainage, Erosion and Sediment Control, Hydrology & Hydraulics Design, Watershed Studies, Floodplain Delineation, etc. 
Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience. 
Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment. 
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, work independently, and comply with company policies. 
Moderate proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools. 
Familiarity with surface water analysis, hydrologic methodologies/models (TR-55, HEC-HMS, etc.), hydraulic models (HEC-RAS, HEC-RAS-2D, HEC-GeoRAS, SRH-2D, etc), and with ESRI ArcGIS software. 
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution. 
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies. 
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering. 
Essential Professional Licensure/Certification.
40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.


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
All locations: US-ID-Boise, US-OR-Bend, US-OR-Portland, US-WA-Federal Way, US-WA-Seattle, US-WA-Vancouver

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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