1+ months

Lead Water Resources Engineer

Portland, OR 97201
Join our Water and Environment Team and be part of a growing organization!
WSP is currently seeking an exceptional candidate for a full-time Lead Water Resources Engineer for our Portland, Oregon office. The successful candidate must have the proven ability to work with other engineering disciplines, owners and design teams to implement water resource design, balancing cost of construction, maintenance and effective use of right-of-way. The successful candidate will also act as a specialist in providing technical guidance for complex and unique assignments, applying diversified knowledge of water-related design principles and practices, as well as independent decision-making on significant technical problems.  Qualified candidates should have well-rounded stormwater consulting experience that may include stormwater treatment and flow control design, watershed master planning, flood control management, stormwater best management practice evaluation, stormwater/watershed modeling, bridge and culvert hydraulics, fish passage design or regulatory compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead teams to plan and design municipal and transportation related stormwater drainage and water resources engineering projects
  • Perform hydrologic, hydraulic, and geomorphic analyses using simulation software
  • Prepare documents including reports, plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates
  • Provide technical engineering direction and workload planning as needed to junior engineering staff
  • Provide input on budget and schedule estimates;
  • Support business development on a variety of water resource and interdisciplinary projects
  • Promoting water resource capabilities by presenting at various conferences, seminars and client meetings.


<div>Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s goals. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team.</div> <div> </div> <div>Experience Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>Minimum of 7 years of related post-graduate work as a Civil, Water Resource or Environmental Engineer;</li> <li>Work-related experience in hydrologic and hydraulic design of stormwater systems, including water quality treatment and flow control facilities</li> <li>Experience with developing and overseeing plans, specifications, and technical drainage / hydraulics reports for public roadway projects, ensuring complete and accurate work in accordance with good engineering practice</li> <li>Experience in stream, river and estuary restoration; fish passage; bridge and culvert hydraulics, bank stabilization and bioengineering, green infrastructure, flood hazard mitigation, and basin planning a plus</li> <li>Proficiency in ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil3D, and Bentley Microstation design software</li> <li>Experience with the application of water resources models such as SWMM, WWHM, MGS Flood, HSPF, HEC-RAS, TRUST, or SRH2D</li> <li>Ability to identify opportunities and develop strategies to win targeted pursuits.</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><strong>Preferred Qualifications:</strong></div> <ul> <li>Local candidates preferred. Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this job position.</li> <li>Authorization to immediately work in the United States</li> <li>Demonstrated experience with City of Portland, Oregon DOT, Washington DOT, Washington County, Clean Water Services, City of Seattle, King County, or Clark County and other local agencies is preferred.</li> <li>Demonstrated experience with task and project management on multidisciplinary design teams.</li> <li>Demonstrated business development experience</li> </ul> <div><strong>Education and Certifications Required:</strong></div> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulics, Water Resources, or a related field from an ABET-accredited program.</li> <li>Current registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Oregon required or the ability to obtain an Oregon license within 6 months of hire.</li> </ul> <div class="O0"> </div> <div><em><strong>About WSP USA</strong></em></div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div>Relocation assistance is not available for this position.</div>


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-31

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