ENTRY LEVEL WATER RESOURCES STAFF ENGINEER - SAN DIEGO, CA

ENTRY LEVEL WATER RESOURCES STAFF ENGINEER

Opening in:

San Diego, CA

Responsibilities may include:

Conduct water resources engineering evaluations and studies.  Assess and evaluate complex water resource systems including watersheds receiving rain and snow. Analyze and perform hydraulic design of reservoirs, channels, and other hydraulic structures. Conduct riverine and estuarine hydraulic and sediment transport modeling using single and multi-dimensional numerical models. Use GIS tools to pre- and post-process data.  Prepare figures, maps and graphics. Organize, manipulate and evaluate data using spreadsheets or other engineering software. Prepare technical reports and memoranda.  Apply ingenuity and creativity to solve complex hydrologic and hydraulic engineering problems over a wide range of applications.

 

Experience Requirements:

0-5 years related experience

Skill Requirements:

In addition to being enthusiastic about working in the field of water resources the successful candidate should have the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently & manage time as well as work as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills. Knowledge of programming languages such as Visual Basic and Python is a plus.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Knowledge of HEC models such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS. Knowledge and experience with HEC and other models, as well as GIS software is a plus.


Educational Requirements:

MS or PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering or water resources related field is required.