Water Resources Engineer, P.E.

Washington D.C.
Highly Competitive Compensation Plan!
Jul 05, 2022
Aug 04, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

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.