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Entry Level Water Resources Engineer

Madison, WI

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Requisition ID 2018-23491
Work Location US-WI-Madison
Department / Discipline Engineering - Civil
Position Type Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry Level Water Resources Engineer to join our team in Madison, WI.

Are you a recent graduate in Water Resources, Environmental or Coastal Engineering or related degree with 0 - 3 years of environmental experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on high profile projects with an established environmental 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.

Key Responsibilities

Assist senior engineer and project team members in the development of environmental water resource reports, reviews, calculations, and numerical methods of data analysis and visualization
Assist senior engineer and project team with safe implementation, subcontractor and stakeholder management during environmental site investigations and sediment remedial action field programs
Evaluate, summarize, and map site hydrology and watershed features
With guidance and mentoring of senior engineer, manage and analyze large environmental datasets with database software, prepare plots and quantitative summaries, and document analytical methods
Learn and stay up-to-date on guidance, state and federal environmental regulations, reviews, and methods relevant to the water resource and hydraulic engineering
Maintain and develop vendor and other professional contacts
Deliver processed data in organized fashion, following data management and network standards
Participate in training events, project meetings, and engineering team meetings
Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates
Learn and practice company codes for ethics and business conduct
Grow as a consultant, demonstrating ability to manage multiple projects at one time while building successful client relations

Skills / Qualifications

BS and/or MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Water Resources or Coastal Engineering or related engineering degree
Strong interest in working on problems in the environmental, hydrogeological, fluid mechanics, and water resources areas, including problems associated with remediation of contaminated sediments, soils, and groundwater
0 to 3 years of experience in engineering or environmental sciences field
Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
Willingness to travel to project sites in Midwestern US - Approximately 15% travel including some overnight travel
Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Companys driving (MVR) policy
Experience with hydrodynamic modeling, at least 2D steady-state flow models (such as HEC-RAS, Delft3D, MIKE)
Experience with ArcGIS and other technical software (such as MATLAB)
Coursework and experience with numerical modeling, mass balance modeling, and fate and transport processes
Strong mathematical and numerical computing and programming skills
Candidate should be ready to provide examples of skills with modeling software, computer programming, and/or mapping and plotting software
EIT and interest in pursuing state licensure as Professional Engineer and other certifications
Interest and experience in performing environmental site field work, efficiently and safely
40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER training

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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