Water Resources Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/11/2024 10:01 AM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as a Water Resources Engineer in our Bloomfield, NJ office for a wide range of  projects requiring hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, stormwater management and green infrastructure design, roadway drainage evaluation and design, waterway and bridge hydrologic/hydraulic/scours analyses, and environmental permitting. Candidates will be working primarily with state and public agencies along with several private clients, to provide a variety of water resources engineering services.


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 are 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.


  • Communicates with internal engineers, technicians or administrative staff to assign and perform work.
  • Communicates with client and outside agencies as needed.
  • Performs technical analyses, design and evaluations.
  • Plans and coordinates aspects of work.
  • Prepares scope, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Assists with proposals to provide professional services.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS. Degree or higher in Civil Engineering (or related Engineering field), with emphasis in water resources
  • 5 to 10 years of related experience
  • PE in NJ strongly preferred
  • Knowledge/experience with HydroCAD, PondPack, SewerGEMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS and SRH-2D
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, bridge scour analysis, stormwater management, roadway drainage design for transportation-related projects is strongly desirable.
  • Experience with 2D hydraulic modeling desired
  • Experience with NJDEP Flood Hazard Area Rule and Stormwater Management Rule desired
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with basic MS Office software
  • 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 and inclusive 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, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, 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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