At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a Water Resources Engineer with the technical expertise and desire to help support and grow our nationally recognized Water Business Group.
Based in our Phoenix Camelback office, the Water Resources Engineer will perform complex assignments exercising judgment in evaluation, selection, and modification or standard engineering techniques and procedures. May make decisions on significant design and engineering procedures. May function as technical specialist or project manager on mid-size projects. May supervise small staff of professionals and technicians.
The primary duties will include:
Application various design engineering and modeling techniques in the development of water resource projects for federal, state and local municipalities
Focus on hydraulics and hydrology modeling, storm water collection systems modeling, data collection, assimilation, and presentations
Focus on projects including flood control, river design, stream grade control structures, dike systems, levees, stream channel restoration/rehabilitation, wetland and lake restoration, watershed issues and non-point source loading and point source design
Produce design calculations, draft technical reports and perform water resources studies
Perform other duties as needed
At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
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USA: We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.
CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.
At HDR, health and safety matters.
For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy
If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.
5+ years’ experience, with education/experience in Water Resources/Hydrology and Hydraulics preferred
BS degree in Civil, Environmental or other applicable Engineering Discipline required, Master’s degree preferred
Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Arizona, or ability to obtain said registration within 3 months
Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite, standard CAD platforms such as AutoCAD or MicroStation, GIS, and the following modeling software packages DDMSW, HY-8, HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-RAS 2D, SWMM, WMS, CivilStorm, PondPack, Bentley Stormwater Products
Self-motivated, able to work independently and with a project team to completion of task
An attitude and commitment to quality, teaming, innovative problem solving, communication, relationship management
MS degree preferred
HDR is an employee-owned architectural, engineering and consulting firm that helps clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.As an integrated firm, HDR provides a total spectrum of services for our clients. Our staff professionals represent hundreds of disciplines and partner on blended teams throughout North America and abroad to provide solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.History and Size Founded in 1917 More than 7,800 professionals More than 185 locations worldwide Full-service, multidisciplinary staff Business Indicators Ranked No. 13 among Engineering News-Record's 2009 "Top 500 Design Firms" Ranked as the No. 1 healthcare design firm by Modern Healthcare's 2009 "Annual Construction & Design Survey of Healthcare Architects" Work obtained from repeat clients: 80 percent Projects in all 50 states and in 60 countries