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Mid to Senior Level Water Resources Engineer

Chicago, IL

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Requisition ID 2018-25096
Work Location US-IL-Chicago
Department / Discipline Engineering - Civil
Position Type Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Wood) is seeking a Water Resources/Drainage Engineer to join our Transportation Group in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work on projects involving multidisciplinary teams. The position is in support of project assignments related to drainage engineering, stormwater management, and surface water modeling for transportation/traffic, site development, and water/wastewater infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:
Work on simple and complex hydrologic, hydraulic, infrastructure and water resources designs and analyses
Oversee and conduct the collection, management, evaluation and interpretation of data from the natural and built environment
Design, develop, calibrate, apply and document hydrologic and hydraulic models to analyze river systems, storm water systems, wastewater systems, dams, levees, bridges and culverts primarily for transportation projects
Prepare technical reports that summarize analyses and recommendations
Prepare design documents and construction drawings for civil engineering projects
Coordinate and manage water resources, utility design and/or storm water management projects
Work collaboratively with other Wood offices, clients, environmental regulators on project related work
Work with our team to identify and develop hydrologic and hydraulic business opportunities including Flood Control, Storm Water Management, Natural Stream Restoration, Wastewater Collection / Management and Sustainable Green Infrastructure
Coordinate with project management teams and other discipline leads to manage project deliverables, ensuring schedule and budget are achieve
Assist in proposal preparation including innovative technical approaches and competitive pricing
Prepare and perform client presentations
Follow Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work

Skills / Qualifications

Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Civil, Environmental, Water Resources, or related engineering degree
Illinois Professional Engineer
7 years relevant engineering experience (10 preferred)
Demonstrated experience in task management including budget, schedule and deliverable performance
Demonstrated experience working with state agencies, municipalities, water utilities and other water agencies
Degree coursework focused on Hydrology and Hydraulics, Fluvial Geomorphology, River Morphology, Watershed Management, and Stream Restoration
Experience in Hydraulic Engineering, FEMA studies including LOMR / CLOMR; Natural Channel Design, Stormwater Management, Stream Stabilization, Bridge Scour, and Hydraulic Design (Levee / Dam Breach, 2D/3D Hydrodynamic Modeling, and Programming is a plus)
Strong written and verbal communication skills and technical writing experience is mandatory
Proficiency with HEC-1, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, TR-20 and SWMM models, Excel, Word, PowerPoint required
Experience with ARC-GIS, MicroStation, AutoCAD Civil 3D, a plus
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Companys driving (MVR) policy
Knowledge of Illinois and Chicago, six county area stormwater policy and associated regulatory permitting

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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