Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer

Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our team.


  • Some travel / field work (daytime and overnight) may be required (usually in Southeast U.S.);
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member;
  • Assist senior staff with the preparation of technical reports, including compiling analytical data;
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, work outdoors in various weather conditions;
  • Assessments and wetland delineations);
  • Conduct field investigations;
  • Technicalwriting for project documents;
  • Conducts engineering analysis (hydrology and hydraulics) under the supervision of an;
  • Support environmental permitting projects;
  • Performs engineering calculations;
  • Work with a team of water resources engineers and environmental scientists;
  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids;
  • Support various projects within Environmental Branch (e.g., Phase I Environmental Site;
  • Data analysis and mapping using ArcGIS;
  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.


  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy;
  • Technical writing skills;
  • OSHA 40 certification is a plus;
  • Experience with HEC – HMS, HEC – RAS, and SWMM model suites desired, but not required;
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to execute field and office tasks and operate independently at times – specifically in field setting;
  • Engineer in Training Certification preferred;
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics required;
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours and overtime, as needed;
  • Ability to apply analytical / scientific thinking to define and solve problems;
  • Hydraulics andmodeling software such as HEC-RAS, MIKE, or similar;
  • Registered as an Engineer-in-Training;
  • BS in civil engineering or other appropriate field (MS preferred);
  • ArcGIS.