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Water Resources Engineer/Modelers

Paradigm Environmental, Inc.
Multiple Locations
Paradigm offers highly competitive salaries and a generous benefits package
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

Job Details

Paradigm Environmental is currently seeking experienced Water Resources Engineers/Modelers to join our highly motivated and talented team of engineers and modelers in our San Diego, CA office. At Paradigm, we place a strong emphasis on developing and utilizing innovative approaches to solve environmental problems and building efficiencies into every aspect of our work. Working for Paradigm assures access to and mentoring from national leaders and experts, experience working on important and high-profile projects, and close collaboration with amazing talent. Our employees are rewarded with an exceptional and casual work environment, a friendly and bias-free workplace, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package.

 Job Summary

  • Lead projects focused on application of BMP, green infrastructure, hydrology, water quality, and  hydraulic models to rivers, lakes, and coastal waterbodies in both urban and natural settings
  • Perform complex GIS analysis for both stand-alone desktop mapping and in support of water resources model development
  • Conduct data analysis using statistical programs that synthesize complex data sets
  • Must be comfortable working in a highly collaborative team environment


  • Graduate degree in engineering or science with an emphasis on modeling, analytical approach development, and GIS
  • Experience with various BMP, hydrology, hydraulic, sediment transport, and/or water quality models—experience with public domain models a plus. Solid understanding of basic hydrology, water quality and stormwater BMP processes is required. Common examples include but are not limited to LSPC, SUSTAIN, HSPF, SWMM, CE-QUAL-W2, and SWAT
  • Experience with programming in R and Python 

All candidates should also possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to work in a closely collaborative internal environment and an ability to professionally interact with clients
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines
  • Ability to commit to consistent weekly hours and schedule
  • Demonstrated initiative and drive to succeed with new and challenging tasks

Paradigm Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against, or  grant  preferential  treatment  to,  any  individual  or  group  on  the  basis  of  race,  sex,  color, ethnicity, sexual orientation or national origin.  Paradigm is committed to respect and equality, diversity, and equal pay.


Paradigm Environmental is a consulting firm that specializes in water resources management and supports a broad array of IT applications. Our water resources expertise is sought internationally for innovative solutions to water quality impairments, engineering challenges and regulatory pressures. Paradigm’s innovative approach to watershed and stormwater planning leverages cutting-edge, open-source tools such as continuous simulation, genetic optimization, statistical analysis, geoprocessing and cloud computing. We have led numerous groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind projects using interdisciplinary expertise including engineers, hydrologists, environmental scientists, biologists and programmers. For applications and software development, we pride ourselves on creating platforms that are intuitive, reliable and aesthetic. We excel at data storage, mapping, and visualization including development of dynamic dashboards to analyze and communicate complex datasets. We pride ourselves on rapid turnaround, high-quality deliverables that are on-message and aligned with our clients’ programs. Our reputation and highly-specialized expertise have led us to projects around the globe, while our offices provide local footprints in California (San Diego), the Southeast (Nashville, TN) and Chesapeake Bay (Fairfax, VA).

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