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Engineer - Senior

South Florida Water Management District
West Palm Beach, Florida
$59,966.40 - $102,793.60
Closing date
Feb 26, 2023

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Senior Engineer
South Florida Water Management District
West Palm Beach, FL

The Hydrology and Hydraulics Bureau of the South Florida Water Management District (District) seeks a Senior Engineer with proven skills and expertise in hydrology and hydraulics.  This position provides technical support to a variety of organizations across the District that require assistance in the assessment of potential impacts of different project activities on the operation of the water management system. Responsibilities include reviewing or conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for the design, upgrade, or operation of water resource facilities. The incumbent will conduct engineering project reviews and facilitate operations-related response to right-of-way and other types of permit applications.  Responsibilities also include reviewing, producing and/or maintaining operations related technical documents such as the structure book, basin atlases, and water control plans. Work products will be produced in close consultation with the District water managers. Knowledge of the principles of the operation of the water management system and familiarity with the purpose and operation of individual water management facilities are highly desired. Incumbent must demonstrate the following technical qualities:

Demonstrated record of advanced knowledge and substantial expertise in hydrology and hydraulics Expertise in water management and water control operations desirable Fluency in the use of spreadsheets and statistical tools to solve hydrologic and hydraulics problems Proficiency in communication and documentation of hydrologic and hydraulic products, techniques, and processes in support of district projects, to both technical and non-technical audiences. The Operational Hydraulics Section, in addition to Operation support to our 24/7 Water Control Center, is also responsible for development of water control plans, water control operations related technical reviews, data analysis and reviews. The incumbent will prepare analysis, reports, and recommendations in support of the design, construction, and implementation of water resources projects; present status information to district management teams;  provide data summaries and interpretation of water control operation to inform the public; support litigation efforts by generating technical information; and represent the agency in presenting information for projects and initiatives related to water control operation to stakeholders and partners, including federal, state, and local government agencies.          Education/Experience Guide Has a Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 6+ years experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and other water-related engineering fields. Licenses: Incumbent has State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license and keeps licensure status current. Valid State of Florida Driver's License required.   For more information and to apply, please visit:   Veterans' Preference: Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  All documentation is due by the close of the job posting.



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