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Water Resources Engineer, P.E.

Washington D.C.
Highly Competitive Compensation Plan!
Closing date
Aug 4, 2022

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Water Resources Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

Job Details

RK&K is currently hiring a Water Resources Engineer to join our team in Washington DC. As a Project Engineer you will utilize and advance your skills in design, modeling, green infrastructure, flooding/drainage, stormwater management, hydrology & hydraulics design and modeling, and environmental stabilization/restoration.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for an avenue to lead, manage complex projects and mentor Jr./Mid Level Engineers. 

 What you'll do: 

  • Develop, evaluate design stormwater management facilities to support commercial, industrial, residential, or public works infrastructure projects across RK&K’s vast portfolio
  • Develop water system analysis and modeling for water system and storage design
  • Floodplain analysis using HEC-RAS
  • Proactively deliver a wide range of water resource projects including river and stream remediation, shoreline stabilization including living shorelines, stream crossings, scour analysis, storm water systems, flood studies, watershed plans, and erosion/sediment control, in accordance with the scope, schedule, and budget set by the project manager.
  • Provide excellent client services with a focus on quality and timeliness
  • Meet and work directly with other design team members including project manager, project engineers, design technicians, drafters, surveyors, contractors, inspectors, public agency officials, and clients.
  • Develop civil engineering plans using AutoDesk Civil3D, MicroStation, GeoPak and GIS while applying knowledge of local, state, and federal design standards
  • Provide office and site visit support for projects in construction
  • Detail project analysis and prepare permit applications for oversight agencies to address the full range of environmental issues and conditions associated with water resources projects
  • Lead tasks, plan budgets, manage subcontractors 

 Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years' experience in Water Resources Engineering/Design
  • Excellent Communication skills and attention to details with a team-work attitude is a must
  • Experience with preparation of construction plans and specifications,
  • Floodplain analysis utilizing HEC-RAS software,
  • Experience with MicroStation, AutoCAD, and GIS 

 Required Education and Certifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or similar)
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license

 Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with DDOT, VDOT, County and municipality projects

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 



The RK&K team has satisfied both public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental and construction phase services. We offer innovative and efficient solutions on a variety of projects. We collaborate with clients and teaming partners, ensuring a commitment to quality in achieving their goals. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound, technical solutions, to achieve the best possible outcome on a

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