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Senior Water Resources Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Water Resources Engineer
Req ID 11797
Senior Water Resources Engineer
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 recruiting a Water Resource Enginee r with 7+ years of experience. The position is available in any of our Florida offices (Tampa , Lakeland, Gainesville, Orlando, Jacksonville, Pensacola, West Palm Beach, and Tallahassee) and will support watershed management, stormwater design, environmental compliance, investigation, wetland restoration, and water quality restoration projects.
Your Impact



  • Serves as project manager on water resource related projects


  • Organizing, scheduling, and prioritizing assignments and tasks


  • Performs standard or routine calculations;


  • Preparing and checking project design, calculations, and drawings


  • Prepare / assist in the preparation of permit applications and supporting materials


  • Follow company safety policies and procedures, site safety standards and permit requirements---


  • Performs site visits and contractor field oversight as needed in order to sign off on construction certification of completions


  • Prepares technical reports documenting the work performed and findings of investigations


  • Compiles information from reports and published documents; Evaluates and/or analyses the compiled information following standard methods and best engineering judgement


    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications


    • 7+ years of prior related work experience


    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field


    • Professional Engineer License in Florida or ability to obtain within 4 months


    • Experience with office productivity and industry-specific hydrologic and hydraulic software (e.g., MSOffice, ESRI GIS, EPA SWMM, HEC-RAS, MIKE SHE and ICPR)


    • Ability to perform QA/QC related tasks for hydrologic models


    • Experience with implementing stormwater models into design plans for construction


    • Must have sound written and verbal communication skills


    • Experience with data management and technical writing


    • Must have project management skills


    • Demonstrated professional judgment, consistency and attention to detail as well as a track record of producing quality work products


    • Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment, remotely or locally


    • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required


    • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships


    • Ability to communicate clearly with clients or supervisor and other project managers regarding project expectations and requirements


    • Ability to swim


    • Valid Florida driver's license


    • Must pass background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


    • Applicant must have the ability to work in varying environments (office, lab and field settings)


      Preferred Qualifications


      • Masters Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field


      • Experience conducting data analyis with statistical software


      • Training or knowledge of statistical analysis and GIS


      • Experience with AutoCAD


      • Water quality modeling and programming skills


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        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: 25%


          • Job Status: Regular


          • Employee Type: Full


          • Primary Location: TAMPA - CHANNELSIDE DR


          • All locations: US-FL-Gainesville, US-FL-Jacksonville, US-FL-Lakeland, US-FL-Orlando, US-FL-Pensacola, US-FL-Tallahassee, US-FL-Tampa, US-FL-West Palm Beach


            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 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
            WSP provides a flexible and agile 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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