The purpose of this position is to perform plan review and field inspections within license categories held. Work requires considerable independent judgment in the interpretation and application of Florida Building Codes and Local Regulations. Work also requires the implementation and execution of the communities participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. Enforcement of local flood plain ordinance requirements and regulation through Coastal Flood plain inspection and floodplain review. This position also serves as the liaison for CRS activities, CAV, and Community Verifications
Provisional Licensure(s) required from BCAIB as a Plans Examiner or/and Standard Inspector is required within the first one-hundred and twenty(120) days of employment. Standard licensure(s) required prior to expiration of Provisional License or within one (1) year of employment, whichever comes first.
ASFPM Certification as a Certified State Floodplain Manager highly desired.
We currently have an opening for a Water Resources Engineer in the Municipal Services Division, working on a team to prepare site stormwater plans, floodplain management plans and storm sewer analysis. Perform stormwater reviews for clients and assist them with MS4 permits. Prepare floodplain modeling for base flood determinations, encroachment analysis and bridge and culvert designs. It will also include performing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and preparing permit applications and submittals.
At R.A. Smith we believe in a work/life balance and have been consistently named a Top Employer and a Best Firm to Work For by Zwieg White based on survey responses by our employees.
Our firm is dedicated to finding quality candidates and we offer a competitive compensation plan and excellent benefit package which includes the following:
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account option and Flexible Spending Account options
Paid Time Off and Holiday programs
401k Plan with immediate employee participation and a generous Company Match
Tuition and Professional Licensure/Certification Reimbursement program
At R.A. Smith National, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovation and design. We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.
Successful candidates will have aBachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Water Resources, their P.E. registration in WI and 5-10 years of progressive experience in water resource engineering. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, Hydraflow or similar hydrologic software is needed. Experience with Deltek Vision is preferred.
GZA is growing its water resources practice, primarily in the area of dam/levee assessment and design as well as in extreme flooding evaluation flood and control. We are currently seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer for our practice based in the Norwood, Massachusetts office. This Senior Management position offers great potential for professional growth in an exciting working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to water resource and dam/level-related projects. The qualified candidate will have strong leadership and project management experience and direct business development experience during their careers. We are also looking for someone with a strong civil background to support planning, design, and construction management activities for a variety of projects.
As a Senior Water Resources Engineer, you will work on a wide variety of exciting projects including, but not limited to, rainfall/runoff analyses, drainage and flood control designs, computer modeling, hydraulic structure design including hydropower restorations, dam/levee safety engineering, and related environmental permitting support. You will apply your knowledge of engineering principles relating to design and construction of dams, and other water infrastructures. You will also work closely with GZAs Technical Practice Group Leader in training staff and developing water resource services in our branch offices in the mid-Atlantic and Great Lake regions.
Work directly with clients to determine needs and deliver solutions, and lead teams in the preparation of winning proposals and successful presentations.
Generate project leads and build client relationships.
Develop planning and design projects from inception to completion.
Provide technical support and mentorship to our team of highly skilled engineers, while leading projects simultaneously and utilizing technical knowledge and expertise to develop the teams overall capabilities.
Professional development and enrichment
Exciting work environment
Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan
GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, geo-civil engineering, construction management and environmental remediation firm. We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZAs experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Water Resources Engineering or related field of practice is required. Masters Degree is a plus.
Professional Engineer license in MA is required with the ability to obtain PE in CT, NY, and RI with reciprocity.
At least 10 -15 years experience in civil - site design, with direct involvement in surface water hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, water control structure designs, and permitting.
Direct experience completing projects with public sector/municipal agencies in the New England Region is highly preferred.
Proven experience with design and development of engineering technical specifications, cost estimating and other related bidding documents.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak publicly
Solid project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency are all required competencies.
Experience in providing technical and project leadership to staff-level or junior engineers.
A strong background using various hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (i.e. HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO2D, HydroCAD, StormCAD, CulvertMaster) is required.
Proven experience with and directing staff with AutoCAD and ArcView-GIS is considered essential for this position.
City Hall #709
Boston MA 02201
medical insurance; vacation; etc.
Under the direction of the Environment Department Commissioner, the Executive Secretary supervises the administration and technical functions of the Boston Conservation Commission in implementing the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Act; acts as technical advisor to the Commission and drafts all Commission correspondence; administers Commission public hearings and meetings; acts as environmental information officer and works with community groups and other government agencies; conducts site inspections and ensures compliance with all Commission issued permits and directives; administers conservation restrictions and assists in the oversight of Commission held urban wild properties; represents the Commission on environmental advisory committees and technical working groups; coordinates special projects and grant applications; maintains the Commissions website and other tasks as required by the Department Head.
The Executive Secretary also serves as the City of Bostons Floodplain Manager and is responsible for updating the communitys flood maps, plans, and policies; explaining floodplain development requirements to community leaders, citizens, and the general public; assisting and cooperating with FEMA and State Floodplain Manager representatives during Community Assistance Visits (CAV), CRS program reviews, and other floodplain management program actions for coordination; and maintaining records and documents to maintain eligibility in FEMAs NFIP and Community Rating System (CRS) programs.
The Executive Secretary also serves as the City of Bostons point person for Sea Level Rise (SLR) information and is responsible for understanding and communicating the local impacts of SLR and coordinating SLR communication, mitigation, and adaption policies and strategies. Performs related work as required.
Applicant must have at least (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in environmental issues or management with demonstrated knowledge and familiarity of the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act, Massachusetts Environmental Protection Act, and other laws related to the environment. Knowledge of open space, land use, wetland and water resources, floodplain management, and sea level rise is also desired. Proven ability to communicate planning and regulatory concepts, and to work with commissioners, community groups, developers, and government agencies. Ability to exercise good judgement, self motivate, remain organized and focus on detail as required by the job.
Substitutions: A bachelors degree in environmental management, public administration, engineering or related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. A masters degree in public administration, law, environmental management or related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.
Michael Baker International seeks an Associate Planner to join our Waltham, Massachusetts office who will provide administrative and technical assistance to support our multi-disciplinary planning services, including the firms Community Engagement and Risk Communication (CERC) contract. The CERC contract assists the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in collaborating with state, local and tribal entities to increase the publics risk awareness, drive mitigation action to reduce risk, and help communities become more resilient when confronting natural disasters.
Process Hazard Mitigation Plan review requests by downloading files from the client, organizing files on project database, and tracking review details in Excel;
Review hazard mitigation plans submitted to FEMA by local, tribal and state jurisdictions to ensure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations;
Conduct research, data collection, analysis and the preparation of written technical documentation pertaining to hazard risk, vulnerability and mitigation;
Support meeting facilitation, workshops, and trainings; and
Develop written plans, reports and presentations.
Bachelors Degree in Planning, Communications, Geography or related fields;
0-3 years of experience in community planning, natural hazard planning, public policy or a related field;
Ability to understand natural hazard risk and vulnerability assessments and floodplain management principals;
Ability to work with engineers, planners, GIS professionals, the public, and federal, tribal, and state government officials;
Willingness to work independently and collaboratively with local team members and teams across the nation;
successfully coordinating multiple projects and/or tasks to meet deadlines with minimal oversight;
Advanced ability to manipulate Word/Excel documents, including layout, content, and formatting;
Strong attention detail; and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Other preferred skills include:
Experience facilitating multi-cultural outreach;
Experience with Climate Change Adaptation and Resiliency Planning; and
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).
The Department of Public Works is involved in the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure projects within the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. Our mission is to provide the public with safe, accessible roads and structures that make their communities more livable. The Department of Public Works is seeking a Flood Protection Associate Civil Engineer with the skills and experience, as well as enthusiasm and energy needed to plan, design and implement resilient flood risk reduction measures in the county. Supporting the County's objectives will require coordination and collaboration on cross-jurisdictional flood risk reduction projects.
The ideal candidate will have practical experience in hydrologic and hydraulic analysis in watershed management. Design of flood infrastructure and best management practices application in meeting regulatory requirements and permitting is a plus.