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WSP USA is Hiring an Early Career Water Resources Engineer Near SKYCENTER,

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 initiating a search for an Early Career Water Resources Engineer to support our Florida District. The candidate may sit in any of our offices within the District, including: Jacksonville and Tampa.

Be involved in projects with our Water Resources Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Our group specializes in floodplain management, and we provide comprehensive solutions for flood control, dam and levee safety, municipal stormwater, stream restoration, climate change impacts, and coastal restoration. Our specialists work on projects ranging from statewide watershed modeling and floodplain mapping to individual site drainage and stormwater quality improvement. We have large ongoing contracts with state and local floodplain management and environmental agencies and other clients to provide floodplain and stormwater modeling. 

Your Impact

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of riverine systems as part of the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) program for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 
  • Execute GIS-based one dimensional and two-dimensional flood risk modeling software applications such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, FLO-2D, and SWMM. 
  • Prepare floodplain and watershed studies in compliance with FEMA standards and specifications and assist with Quality Assurance and Quality Control for flood insurance study deliverables. 
  • Execute established procedures, perform of routine calculations and process GIS data necessary to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling efforts. 
  • Efficiently work with ArcGIS software and extensions in support of flood risk modeling and mapping and other water resources project needs. 
  • Support Field Investigations including the collection and analysis of data used to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling. 
  • Prepare project reports including engineering calculations, planning, and drafting technical engineering reports, research, and data entry. 
  • Work with a team of Water Resources Engineers and GIS specialists supporting various planning and water resources, flood risk management and environmental restoration projects. 
  • Complete training on assigned tasks. 
  • 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. 
  • 0-1 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Excellent research skills with analytical mindset. 
  • Familiarity with the concepts of professional water resources engineering work relating to water supply, quality, management, and treatment for various end uses – recreationally, commercially, and/or industrially.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience. 
  • Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment. 
  • Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives. 
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools. 
  • 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:

  • Engineer in Training Certification. 
  • Prior internship related to the degree of study and the specific engineering discipline. 
  • Coursework in hydrology / hydraulics and other relevant subjects 
  • Geographical Information Systems experience such as ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, Manifold, etc.
  • Experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoRAS 
  • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations. 

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Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Other

INDUSTRY

Business Services

SALARY

$81k-100k (estimate)

POST DATE

04/04/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

06/03/2024

WEBSITE

wsp.com

HEADQUARTERS

MANHATTAN, NY

SIZE

15,000 - 50,000

FOUNDED

2014

CEO

LOU CORNELL

REVENUE

$1B - $3B

INDUSTRY

Business Services

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