Water Resources Engineer (Philadelphia & Pittsburgh)

AKRF, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Varies based on experience
Jan 27, 2022
Mar 28, 2022
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

AKRF, Inc. is seeking a full-time Water Resources Engineer to support green infrastructure, climate adaptation, flood resiliency, stormwater management, and stream and floodplain restoration projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Strong candidates should desire a mix of office and field work with occasional regional travel. Successful candidates will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and a penchant for innovative approaches to problem solving.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline

· 5-10 years of experience

· P.E. or the ability to obtain within 1 year of employment

· Experience using AutoCAD and conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analysis using SWMM, HydroCAD, HEC-RAS is strongly preferred.

· Experience with ArcGIS is a plus.

· Experience with coding using R, Python, or related applications is a plus.

Key Responsibilities include:

· Leading major engineering design tasks including site grading, stormwater management / drainage system sizing, layout, and conveyance system design.

· Performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses in connection with stormwater management and stream restoration project designs and flood mitigation planning projects.

· Leading field engineering assessments of potential stream restoration and stormwater management project sites.

· Leading the development of construction documents and specifications for stormwater management and stream restoration projects.

· Leading field teams providing construction inspection and administration for stormwater management and stream restoration projects.

· Supporting related research, operations and maintenance, asset management, regulatory support, and program development work to supplement core engineering assignments.

· Managing and updating task budgets and schedules.

· Preparing technical proposals.

· Leading and supporting client meetings.

· Coordinating with vendors and suppliers.

Beautify neighborhoods. Build social capital. Create economic opportunity. Promote urban livability and public health. These are just some of the benefits attributed to improved water quality — and among the many rewards of a water resources career at AKRF, where we deliver integrated water solutions through smart science, creative problem solving, and the design of sustainable, resilient infrastructure. At AKRF you will be able to foster your own interests and identity within your field, while pursuing new skills in a collaborative environment. Learn more at www.akrf.com/careers.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

AKRF enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity in our daily operations. The firm has a demonstrated history of hiring, training, developing, promoting and retaining minority group members and women. All employment-related decisions are based solely on relevant criteria and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status or citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.