Water Resources Engineer - Hydrologic and Hydraulic

Posted Date 4 months ago(2/29/2024 1:52 PM)
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Dewberry is currently seeking an exceptional candidate with 5-10 years of experience to serve as a Hydrologic and Hydraulic/Water Resources Engineer to work in our Eastern, Central, or Western PA locations. This candidate should have experience on floodplain studies and H&H Reports for Penn DOT projects. Candidates will analyze and review hydrologic and hydraulic models and computations for bridge replacement projects and write the Hydrologic and Hydraulic Reports. 


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Perform site visits to confirm existing conditions and document past flood history.
  • Conduct and review hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, using a variety of techniques and models (e.g., HEC-HMS, regression equations, gage analyses, HEC-RAS, FLO 2D).
  • Prepare written reports, documenting the hydrologic and hydraulic analyses for the existing conditions, proposed bridge or culvert replacement and any temporary construction conditions.
  • Perform quality reviews of H&H studies performed by others.
  • Prepare any necessary Chapter 105 or 404 permit applications for the project.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, with emphasis in water resources.
  • 5 to 10 years of water resources-related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of hydrology and open channel hydraulics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with the client.
  • Proficiency in basic MS Office software.
  • E.I.T. certification required, PA P.E. preferred.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) desired.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Team player.
  • Driving is a requirement of the position. A clean driving record is required.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees'. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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