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Senior Water Resources Engineer

  1. Water
  2. Scottsdale
R-092260

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Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer for the Scottsdale, Arizona office. A strong candidate for this role will need to demonstrate full competency in conventional civil engineering work and broad knowledge of water resources. This individual must be competent in performing detailed design related to water resources engineering and demonstrate a broad knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis. The ideal candidate will be proficient in performing engineering design and leading design teams in production of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for bid and construction. A strong candidate will have knowledge of how flood control infrastructure, including detention basin, open channel, and gravity pipes, are constructed and will have direct design and floodplain management experience.  A strong candidate will have knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) guidelines and specifications. Knowledge of HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, AutoCAD, and GIS is preferable, but not required.  

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Completes new hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analyses that conform to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) guidelines and specifications. Floodplain mapping will be completed using the results from the hydraulic analyses along with digital terrain data. These tasks will involve the use of various H&H engineering software as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Engineering databases, reports, and work maps will be developed and completed by the applicant.
  • Develops Technical Engineering Documents including Reports, Specifications, Permits, Cost Estimates, Quantities, and Construction Plans. 
  • Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Performs preliminary engineering design and analysis and / or reviews the design and drafting work of junior engineers, designers, or drafters.
  • Works with external clients at progress meetings and throughout project to meet client needs, project schedules, goals, and deadlines.
  • Performs quality control, guidance, and oversees of junior staff related to H&H models or methods.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and design reports and submits them for approval.
  • Conducts or oversees personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work.
  • Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills. May serve as technical lead on projects with direct oversight of design staff.
  • Help mentor junior staff.
  • May manage or assist in the management of projects.
  • May perform other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Assists with supervision of multidiscipline teams with staff of varying experience.
  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients, subconsultants, contractors or project stakeholders.
  • Supports business development activities from identification of opportunities to preparing proposals and making presentations to clients.
  • Emphasis for this role will be on the technical aspects of water resources designs (80%) but will provide business development support (20%) when needed.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering (preferably Civil Engineering with a specialization in Water Resources). This level may be achieved by Engineers with ten years' experience since B.S.; nine years’ experience since M.S. Incumbents typically have ten to fourteen years' experience since bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills. Incumbent may be eligible for project management training. 
  • Active in Professional Organizations preferred (i.e., ASCE, ASFPM, AFMA, etc.).
  • Local working experience in Phoenix Metro or adjacent regions is preferred, though not exclusionary.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with proficiency in public speaking and presentations.
  • Knowledge and experience with the following programs are preferred: USACE HEC-RAS & HEC-HMS, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), 2-D hydraulic modeling.
  • P.E License in AZ is required (or ability to obtain reciprocity from another state).
  • CFM certification is preferred.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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