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HDR Engineering, Inc. Transportation Drainage Engineer
The Nature Conservancy U.S. Goverrnment Relations Coordinator for Water Policy
Florida Division of Emergency Mgmt. Floodplain Management Intern
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. Water Resources EIT or Engineer
Stantec Hazard Mitigation Planner
Wharton Risk Center, University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Research Positions
WEST Consultants, Inc. Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer
WEST Consultants, Inc. Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineer
Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC CIVIL/WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER
Bridge & Stream Engineering, Inc. Senior Water Resources Engineer
Montana DNRC Civil Engineering Specialist 50240 - (16142877)


Position Title: Transportation Drainage Engineer
Employer: HDR Engineering, Inc.
Address: 8404 Indian Hills Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
Contact Person: Becky White
Phone Number: 4023926984
Job Location: Albuquerque
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
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Job Description: At HDR, we know work isnt only about who you work for; its also about what you do and how you do it. Thats why were committed to adding beauty, structure, and sustainability to everything we touch. We solve the worlds most difficult design challenges, delivering striking yet practical solutions. We continually push the boundaries of whats possible, striving to make the world a better place for our clients and communities.

When you join HDR, you are part of a team with more than 9,200 professionals, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 225 locations worldwide, pool their solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.



HDR currently has an opening for a Transportation Drainage Engineer to join our team in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The primary duties of the Transportation Drainage Engineer are to provide project engineering and task management with a focus on transportation and municipal clients throughout New Mexico. Anticipated work tasks include: conduct difficult to complex hydraulic and hydrologic modeling; conduct storm water collection systems modeling and design; collect, assimilate, and present data in reports, memos and public forums; lead production of design calculations and technical reports; and lead preparation of engineering plans and specifications for design of detention facilities, storm drain systems, flood control facilities, and other hydraulic structures. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and independently as well as plan, organize, and assist groups of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task. Will be able to prepare proposals, scopes of work and contract cost estimates. Will conduct water resources planning, plan formulation, concept development, and develop planning documentation. Will be involved in highway drainage design and plan production for State and Municipal clients, storm drainage analysis and documentation, and stormwater management design and water resources permitting. An educational background and experience in water quality assessments, modeling, pollution prevention design, and NPDES and USACE permitting experience is desired. Project management experience is desired. Candidate will be expected to assist and or lead marketing and business development efforts for HDRs local water resources and transportation practice.

Qualifications: At HDR, we know work isnt only about who you work for; its also about what you do and how you do it. Thats why were committed to adding beauty, structure, and sustainability to everything we touch. We solve the worlds most difficult design challenges, delivering striking yet practical solutions. We continually push the boundaries of whats possible, striving to make the world a better place for our clients and communities.

When you join HDR, you are part of a team with more than 9,200 professionals, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 225 locations worldwide, pool their solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.



HDR currently has an opening for a Transportation Drainage Engineer to join our team in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The primary duties of the Transportation Drainage Engineer are to provide project engineering and task management with a focus on transportation and municipal clients throughout New Mexico. Anticipated work tasks include: conduct difficult to complex hydraulic and hydrologic modeling; conduct storm water collection systems modeling and design; collect, assimilate, and present data in reports, memos and public forums; lead production of design calculations and technical reports; and lead preparation of engineering plans and specifications for design of detention facilities, storm drain systems, flood control facilities, and other hydraulic structures. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and independently as well as plan, organize, and assist groups of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task. Will be able to prepare proposals, scopes of work and contract cost estimates. Will conduct water resources planning, plan formulation, concept development, and develop planning documentation. Will be involved in highway drainage design and plan production for State and Municipal clients, storm drainage analysis and documentation, and stormwater management design and water resources permitting. An educational background and experience in water quality assessments, modeling, pollution prevention design, and NPDES and USACE permitting experience is desired. Project management experience is desired. Candidate will be expected to assist and or lead marketing and business development efforts for HDRs local water resources and transportation practice.

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How To Apply: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=143703&lang=en#.WKcKDjKRUHA.link
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/17/2017

Position Title: U.S. Goverrnment Relations Coordinator for Water Policy
Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Address: Arlington, VA
Contact Person: Sarah Murdock
Phone Number: 6175101689
Job Location: Arlington, VA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The U.S. Government Relations Coordinator for Water Policy provides administrative, research, organizing and general office support to managers and the U.S. Government Relations team of The Nature Conservancys External Affairs department.
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How To Apply: Apply online on TNC website
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/12/2017

Position Title: Floodplain Management Intern
Employer: Florida Division of Emergency Mgmt.
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Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Tallahassee, FL
Job Duration: PartTime
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Work Schedule: Timeframe: 05/15/17 08/15/17
Pay Range: Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
Benefits:
Job Description: **SUMMER 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 1, 2017**

The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity to apply classroom skills and theory to real life work situations. This hands-on program is designed to strengthen fundamental emergency management concepts and develop the confidence and skills of the next generation to prepare them for future employment opportunities.

As an intern, participants are expected to employ their skills and abilities to contribute to the objectives of their assigned host organization. Our internships provide exposure to industry professionals and promote career development. To support that endeavor, interns will be placed based on interests and specific project availability.

Participants can obtain valuable in-depth experience in emergency management and other related fields. In addition, interns will:

Work with a national leader in the field of emergency management
- Contribute to innovative projects
- Get relevant experience for resume building
- Develop confidence walking into an interview with numerous examples to use
- Obtain a greater understanding of career possibilities and areas of interest
- Gain marketability for employment opportunities after graduation

Recurring semester activities include:
- Regularly scheduled Lunch and Learns with emergency management professional guest speakers
- Leon County Emergency Operations Center Tour in Tallahassee, FL
- Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross Tour in Tallahassee, FL

All participants are expected to intern for a minimum of 15 hours a week for the entire term of the program. Specific schedules will vary according to the position.

The Division of Emergency Management Internship Program is an unpaid program. However, we offer college credit for participation in this investment toward your future.

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT INTERN

The State Floodplain Management Program promotes and ensures sound land use development in floodplain areas in order to promote the health and safety of the public, minimize loss of life, and reduce economic losses caused by flood damages. The Program serves as the State Coordinating Agency of the National Flood Insurance Program to work with Florida's municipalities and counties to administer their local flood damage prevention regulations. Multiple staff members who have come to work in this office have degrees in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, Emergency Management or Environmental Studies and have found this type of work to be a logical application of the knowledge they gained during their studies.

Responsibilities
Opportunity to learn about the profession of floodplain managers who have national, state and local professional groups and certification with the National Association of State Floodplain Managers.
Review flood damage prevention ordinances of Florida communities for compliance with National Flood Insurance Program regulations.
Assist staff members in preparation for Community Assistance Visits.
Attend floodplain management coordination and training meetings as schedules permit.
Assist in community outreach during the RiskMAP process. FEMA updates flood insurance risk maps periodically and the SFMO works with communities to ensure the new maps are accurate and that communities provide the new maps to the public
Qualifications: Requirements
Knowledge of land use planning and natural hazards planning would be useful. Ability to communicate clearly both in a written and oral manner is necessary. An intern should be able to work a minimum of ten to fifteen or more hours per week and at least two days a week. Should a position become available in the program office, the intern may have a competitive edge among applicants for a position with the State Floodplain Management Office.
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How To Apply: http://www.internships.com/government/floodplain-management-intern
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/1/2017

Position Title: Water Resources EIT or Engineer
Employer: Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
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Contact Person: Kelly Crook
Phone Number:
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F
Pay Range: Negotiable based on experience
Benefits: We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and Development Programs
Job Description: Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established and progressive engineering consulting firm that values its employees enthusiasm and technical contributions? If so, we encourage you to apply.



Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. has a career opportunity for a Water Resources EIT or PE to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work on projects involving multidisciplinary teams. The position is in support of project assignments related to drainage engineering, stormwater management, and surface water permitting. The position may also have the opportunity to support project efforts related to other disciplines, such as transportation/traffic, site development, and water/wastewater infrastructure.



Key Responsibilities

Support the development and analysis of drainage mitigation alternatives as part of planning level studies and assist in preparing budget level cost estimates


Perform drainage analysis including; hydrologic modeling, hydraulic modeling of channels and/or washes, scour analysis, sediment transport analysis, culvert design, roadway drainage, storm drain hydraulics, retention/detention design, erosion protection design and design of hydraulic structures including weirs , drop structures, and energy dissipaters


Prepare technical documents and reports in support of drainage engineering and floodplain management work


Perform project work related to stormwater management, permitting, and compliance services for federal, state, and local governments; as well as private clients
Qualifications: Skills / Qualifications




Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, or other engineering field from an accredited college or university


EIT required; PE is a plus


Minimum 3 years of relevant experience


Past working experience using FLO-2D (preferred), plus one or more of the following hydrologic and hydraulic models: HEC-1/HEC-HMS, HEC-2/HEC-RAS/HEC-RAS 2D, and HEC-6/HEC-6T


Expertise in the use of GIS for data import, manipulation, review, querying, filtering/screening of results


Familiarity with the creation and/or interpretation of construction documents (plans and specifications) related to drainage infrastructure


Experience using Autodesk AutoCAD a plus


Demonstrated understanding or experience with the following water quality AZPDES general permits: Small MS4, MSGP, CGP, and DeMinimus - also a plus


Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing


Capacity to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organizational skills


Aptitude to work safely and intelligently in the field regardless of weather conditions and performing a variety of tasks, including site/system inspections and sample collection


Proficiency in MS Office application software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Must pass a drug screen, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Companys driving (MVR) policy
Comments: We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
How To Apply: Apply on our website at the link provided
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/13/2017

Position Title: Hazard Mitigation Planner
Employer: Stantec
Address: 5565 Centerview Drive Suite 107
Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
Contact Person: Jeremy Bonewitz
Phone Number: 7202368434
Job Location: Raleigh
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Pay Range: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive
Job Description: Stantec is seeking an experienced/professional Hazard Mitigation Planner to join our growing team in Raleigh, NC! Duties include, but not limited to the following:
Assist with development of hazard mitigation plans, risk and vulnerability assessments, reports, presentations, and customized deliverables
Serve as a primary client contact on select projects
Complete tasks assigned by project managers and work collaboratively with GIS analysts and planners
Collaborate with senior staff in the execution of projects and the development of business opportunities
Coordinate client calls and meetings
Document client calls and meetings
Support development of FEMA Risk MAP deliverables
Meet project management and quality control/quality assurance requirements of Stantecs project management framework
Qualifications: Master Degree with 2 years of experience or Bachelors degree with at least 4 years of experience in planning, natural hazard management, emergency management, public policy or a related field
Experience developing hazard mitigation plans
Experience developing research reports, plans and presentations
Experience working with public sector clients and leading tasks
Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS products and ability to create maps and geodatabases
Familiarity with hazard mitigation techniques and floodplain management regulations
Proven ability to maintain relationships with existing clients and establish trust / credibility
Proven ability to function independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment to successfully achieve group goals
A strong "whatever it takes" attitude to proactively accomplish tasks assigned
Ability to travel as necessary to satisfy job requirements (typically around 25% of the time)

Preferred skills that will assist the candidate in succeeding in the role are:

Experience managing hazard mitigation plans
Experience developing risk assessments
Experience developing proposals
Experience using Hazus-MH
Strong technical writing skills
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification
Hazus Practitioner or Professional Certification
Comments: Please apply at http://www.stantec.com/careers.html
How To Apply: http://www.stantec.com/careers.html
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/8/2017

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Positions
Employer: Wharton Risk Center, University of Pennsylvania
Address: 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact Person: Ms. Maria Puciata
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Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for two postdoctoral fellowship positions, one (1) on risk analysis and risk management and one (1) in social and behavioral decision making. Priority will be given to applicants with an active interest in applying theories, empirical analyses, and methods of decision making to problems of interest to the Center, which include environmental sustainability, natural hazards, protection against human and natural risks, and resilience toward extreme events. Applicants will work on on-going funded projects in these areas with the Centers directors (Howard Kunreuther, Robert Meyer and Jeffrey Czajkowski) as well as with faculty in the Wharton School and other parts of the university. Post-docs are also expected to take the lead in developing and undertaking original research projects and will have time to complete unfinished papers from their dissertation or previous research. Applicants are welcome from a variety of fields, including economics, risk management and insurance, environmental science, psychology, and sociology.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by the summer of 2017 is acceptable) from an accredited institution.
Comments: The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of basic and applied research to promote effective corporate and public policies for low probability events with potentially catastrophic consequences. See http://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/.
How To Apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and a letter of recommendation to Maria Puciata (mpuciata@wharton.upenn.edu).
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 3/31/2017

Position Title: Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer
Employer: WEST Consultants, Inc.
Address: San Diego, CA
Contact Person: hrm@westconsultants.com
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Job Location: San Diego, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: WEST offers competitive benefits which include Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Paid Leave and Holidays, 401(k) plan, FSA, and other plans and programs.
Job Description: WEST Consultants, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for an Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer position in our San Diego, CA location.

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.
Qualifications: 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.
Comments: WEST Consultants is a small business firm providing government and private clients with engineering consulting services. We offer a dynamic work environment where our talented teams are solving some of the most challenging projects in water resources engineering.
How To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to hrm@westconsultants.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/31/2017

Position Title: Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineer
Employer: WEST Consultants, Inc.
Address: Portland, OR
Contact Person: hrm@westconsultants.com
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Job Location: Portland, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: WEST offers competitive benefits which include Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Benefits, Paid Leave and Holidays, 401(k) plan, FSA, and other plans and programs.
Job Description: WEST Consultants, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for a Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineering position in our Portland, Oregon location.

Responsibilities may include:
-Hydrologic, hydraulic, geomorphic, sediment transport, and water quality analysis
-Develop numerical models for hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment transport, and water quality studies
-Hydraulic structure design
-Flood hazard delineation
-Design of stormwater management facilities
-Environmental impact assessment and mitigation
-Prepare design and construction documents, figures, maps and graphics
-Prepare technical reports and documents
-Business development/marketing
Qualifications: Experience Requirements:
-Minimum 5-10 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
-Excellent problem solving abilities
-Familiarity with HEC numerical models

Educational Requirements:
-MS or PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering or water resources related field is required.
-P.E. Registration required.
Comments: WEST Consultants is a small business firm providing government and private clients with engineering consulting services. We offer a dynamic work environment where our talented teams are solving some of the most challenging projects in water resources engineering.
How To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to hrm@westconsultants.com.
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/31/2017

Position Title: CIVIL/WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER
Employer: Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC
Address:
Contact Person: Michele Stottler, PE
Phone Number:
Job Location: Albany, NY
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits: Gomez and Sullivan offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance (cost shared) for all regular full-time employees and their families, long-term disability, education assistance programs, plus 401K and profit sharing.
Job Description: Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety?

Are you interested in applying your talents to formulate innovative solutions for the water resource and energy sectors?

If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. We are a small, growing water resources consulting firm with a national reputation for excellence. We are seeking motivated individuals committed to continuing this tradition. Our company has immediate openings for a Civil/Water Resources Engineer with experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for watershed, river, reservoir, and dam studies at our Utica, NY office. Utica offers reasonable costs of living, a variety of restaurants and shops, excellent schools and colleges, as well as great recreational opportunities nearby in the Adirondacks or Finger Lakes. The Central New York area was also the recent recipient of a $500 million state initiative for economic planning and project development, ensuring further growth in the coming years.

Our Utica, NY office has a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, and structural engineers as well as support staff. Our small-office setting promotes close coordination and team building, as well as frequent interaction with the firms principals. The company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning, collaboration between offices, and exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities.

Hydrology and hydraulics are key elements of our nations renewable energy sector. Real-time flood forecasting, computational fluid dynamics modeling for hydraulic structures, large river basin runoff modeling, dam break analysis, and two-dimensional riverine hydraulic modeling are just a few of the exciting water resources engineering services we provide. Our company is seeking a committed, detail-oriented individual who will be able to utilize their knowledge and experience, as well as current software technologies, for our clients immediate and future projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Hydraulic modeling using HEC-RAS/GeoRAS, as well as 2D and 3D models, for floodplain mapping, dam break analyses, river restoration and dam removal projects, dam safety and rehabilitation studies, etc.
Hydrologic modeling using HEC-HMS/GeoHMS or similar to develop flows for hydraulic models
Operations modeling and energy analyses using HEC-ResSim or similar for the development, upgrading, or relicensing of hydroelectric projects
Lead technical discussions with regulators and clients as well as at public meetings
Technical writing for project documents, as well as review of junior engineers technical writing
Technical guidance and mentoring for junior engineers in their project work and development
Marketing of professional services, proposal writing, cost estimating, and project scheduling
Project management
Qualifications: BS in civil engineering or other appropriate field (MS preferred)
Registered as a Professional Engineer and committed to maintaining registrations in multiple northeast and mid-Atlantic states to support our regional business practice
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
5 to 15 years of experience preferred
H&H technical background and familiarity with:
- Hydrologic modeling software such as HEC-HMS, HydroCAD, TR-20, TR-55, or similar
- Hydraulic modeling software such as HEC-RAS, MIKE, River2D, Flow-3D, or similar
- ArcGIS
Dam safety, hydropower, flood control, and/or fish passage experience desired
Additional experience with any of the following a plus: 2D, CFD, and/or operations modeling, AutoCAD, sedimentation, natural channel design, streambank protection, storm drainage, snowmelt, meteorology, geotechnical analysis/design, survey and bathymetry, natural sciences
Comments: Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Williamsville, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) includes water resource, civil, structural, geotechnical, mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineers, as well as environmental scientists, regulatory specialists, ecologists, fisheries biologists, hydrogeologists, geologists, geomorphologists, and GIS specialists. Our core services include dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries & fish passage, stream & habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply: employment@gomezandsullivan.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 2/28/2017

Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer
Employer: Bridge & Stream Engineering, Inc.
Address:
Contact Person: Bert Wycoff
Phone Number:
Job Location: Nationwide
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: Based on Experience
Benefits: Bridge & Stream Engineering, Inc. (BSE) is seeking applicants to join our exceptional, virtual work team that has been serving our clients across the United States since 2005. These positions offer a flexible work location. BSE offers excellent benefits t
Job Description: Duties and Responsibilities:
The hydrologic analysis of many diverse flood, climatic, and meteorological conditions across the United States
Open channel hydraulic analysis using steady and unsteady modeling
The hydraulic design of drainage structures
Preparation of design plans and drainage reports
Coordination with regulatory agencies for permitting
Project and client management
Some short-term travel
Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Requirements:
Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
10 years professional experience in hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
Ability to work independently as well as within teams of professionals
Ability to effectively manage projects and clients
Proficient in the use of:HEC engineering software (specifically HEC-RAS, HEC-1, and HEC-HMS), various hydrologic methods, Microsoft Office software, Experience using ArcGIS and MicroStation is preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Comments: The preferred candidate will have obtained their PE license, have a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification, have consulting experience within the railroad industry, and have a MS in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in water resources. Full-Time and part-time job seekers will be considered.
How To Apply: email resume to bwycoff@bridgeandstream.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/1/2017

Position Title: Civil Engineering Specialist 50240 - (16142877)
Employer: Montana DNRC
Address: Water Resources Division
Contact Person: Kelly Bishop
Phone Number: kbishop@mt.gov, 406-444-6673
Job Location: Helena, MT
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $56,682-$62,980
Benefits: Health, Paid leave & holidays, Reitrement, Credit union, Deferred compensation program, public employees retirement program, 15 working days annual leave per year, 12 days sick leave per year, paid holidays, and up to 15 days military leave w/pay.
Job Description: WATER RESOURCES DIVISION: The Division carries out its duties for the purpose of promoting the general welfare and prosperity of the people of Montana. Sound coordination of the development and utilization of the state's waters allows the Division to protect existing uses and to promote adequate future supplies for domestic, industrial, agricultural, recreation, the conservation of water for wildlife, aquatic life and other beneficial uses.

The individual sought for this position will perform a variety of advanced engineering analyses and provide technical support to water projects, water management, and water rights issues.

Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, this position is responsible for providing a broad variety of advanced engineering analysis and technical duties for all programs within the DNRC Water Resources Division. The employee will provide engineering and hydrologic information/services to DNRC staff and the public for the purpose of establishing water policies and guidance, to resolve water management issues, and to support the Dam Safety, Floodplain Administration, and State Water Project programs. This may include new management strategies, policies, laws and rules, and operational or infrastructure changes.

DNRC regional engineering duties largely incorporate the use of civil engineering practices with an emphasis on site design and site development. The incumbent may perform the engineering analysis and evaluation of the permits needed for Dam Safety regulation, Floodplain Administration, and Water Rights management. The individual may work with the Department in the preparation of evidence and provide expert testimony in water right contested case hearings or litigation involving engineering designs for public safety, water resource management and other engineering related functions. This person researches, gathers, and analyzes water resource information and makes recommendations regarding water use, availability, and improved management practices.

The incumbent also serves as the liaison between the State Water Projects Bureau and the private Water Users Associations that are responsible for operation and maintenance activities on the state owned dams within the Helena region. This includes conducting annual dam safety inspections, providing field support and technical assistance to implement project maintenance and repair items, and attending Water User annual meetings.

Because the employee will need to collect surface water, ground water, and water quality data, support implementation of the Dam Safety program, and conduct floodplain technical reviews, an applicant must be willing to work in the field and be familiar with a variety of data collection techniques and the instruments used to collect this data. Additional duties include serving as the primary liaison performing education and outreach to community floodplain administrators, dam owners, stakeholders, and others within the region. The applicant should be proficient in the use of software to solve hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) problems and should be able to use standard H&H software. Knowledge of GIS software with the ability to produce maps for use in resource analysis, the use of GIS to construct digital map coverage and spatial coordinates and related attribute data, GPS technology, and other computer programs associated with water management is preferred. The applicant must be a good technical writer, as this position will be required to write technical reports, memoranda, and letters. Appearing as a witness at an administrative or court hearing, serving as a mediator in water right disputes and complaints, and attending meetings and providing information regarding Water Resources Division programs are also job duties of this position.

10% Travel
Qualifications: This position requires knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of civil engineering, hydrology and hydraulics. Basic required knowledge and/or experience includes: Montana water laws and policies; knowledge of the methods, principles, and protocol for designing engineering research projects and investigations; dam and canal design, construction rehabilitation, operation, and safety; surface water hydrology and hydraulics and computer modeling programs; design, analysis, and application of irrigation diversion structures and delivery systems; hydrology, mathematics, statistics, and open-channel flow; Federal, State, and local laws and regulations as they relate to the Dam Safety and Floodplain Management programs; and engineering-related analytical techniques and software applications. A demonstrated knowledge of irrigation methods, methods for mapping and classification of irrigated land, and installation and operation of irrigation measurement devices (e.g. flumes, weirs) is also necessary. Upon four years of work experience, this position requires the incumbent be competent in the above mentioned areas.

Preferred knowledge includes: fluvial geomorphology, stream restoration and stream bank stabilization methodologies; soil science; surveying theories, practices, and equipment; water management issues and policies and state and federal laws pertaining to water resource management fields, including, but not limited to dam safety, floodplain management, state water projects, water measurement, water planning and water well construction; research, data gathering and analysis methodology, including installation and operation of data collection equipment.

Required Skills: This position requires the skills needed in order to: make sound and legally-defensible decisions in a timely fashion; meet statutory deadlines; provide general project management; read and interpret project construction plans and project manuals, blueprints, maps, plats, and aerial photographs; compose, draft, and edit engineering reports, project bids, memorandums, and letters; use a variety of surveying and water measurement equipment; and to apply engineering skills to assignments that span multiple professional and interdisciplinary fields. The incumbent must be able to perform training and outreach activities; operate personal computers and associated hardware; and use and understand the application of computer software associated with engineering principals, hydrologic modeling, word processing, spreadsheets and data bases.

Required Abilities: This position requires the ability to: incorporate professional discretion in dealing with technical engineering issues and the uncertainties presented by frequent lack of data; use reason, logic, and creativity to identify and solve problems; understand cause and effect relationships, recognize similarity and differences in situations and apply engineering knowledge to make effective decisions, conclusions, and recommendations; communicate orally or in written form complex material or ideas in a logical sequence to individuals and groups that may not have technical backgrounds so they can follow and understand; prepare clear, logical reports summarizing analytical methods, results and recommendations; comprehend and apply statutes, rules and written policies; maintain effective, productive working relationships with colleagues, other professionals and the public; and work effectively as a team member.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree in civil or agricultural engineering plus four years of progressively responsible work experience. Experience and education should emphasize: the theories, concepts, principles, and practices of civil and agricultural engineering as it relates to dam and canal design, construction, rehabilitation, operation, and safety; surface water hydrology and hydraulics, and computer modeling programs; design, analysis, and application of irrigation diversion structures and delivery systems, surface water hydrology, land surveying, hydrology, hydraulics, and irrigation practices.

PE certification is highly desirable, as are Certified Floodplain Manager credentials. DNRC will consider candidates without PE certification if they currently have their EI (engineering intern) certification and are committed to obtaining their full PE license within 6-12 months of hire.

Education and experience equivalent and comparable to that specified above may meet job requirements and will be considered on an individual basis. Training assignments may be considered and/or required if an applicant does not meet all the competencies, skills or abilities.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. A valid driver's license is required with less than 12 conviction points in the most recent completed 36 months.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the person selected must produce within three days of hire documents that show authorization to work in the United States. Examples of such documentation include a birth certificate or Social Security card along with a drivers license or other picture I.D., or a U.S. passport, or a "green card".
Comments: Required Application Materials: Resume, References, Supplemental Questions (Refer to Job Posting): https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=16142877

CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2016 at 12:59AM

The Department of Natural Resources may include the following factors in determining whether an applicant meets the qualifications for the position: application form, typing test results, education, structured interview, job-related reference checks, job-related work experience, job-related current and past performance and application supplements.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.
How To Apply: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=16142877
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Application Deadline: 12/31/2017





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