Experienced Civil Design Water Resources Engineer
Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Looking for a place where you can expand your career and work with
industry recognized professionals who are solving tough
environmental problems? As an Experienced Civil Design - Water
Resources Engineer in Los Angeles, CA, you will work on complex
projects involving innovative urban stormwater management & natural
surface water systems, including sustainable green infrastructure
planning studies, urban stormwater infrastructure design,
innovative green infrastructure, flood mitigation practices,
hydrologic/hydraulic analysis including dam breach studies &
floodplain mapping, stream restoration, surface water, watershed,
and stormwater runoff monitoring/modeling, industrial &
construction site NPDES permitting support and inspections, and
Clean Water Act regulatory support.
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most
challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources,
and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms
for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its
technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client
service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional
goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position
* Full life-cycle experience with civil infrastructure projects -
from planning / design development, design and bid package
preparation, through construction, operation, and maintenance
including related pump and piping systems.
* Design experience with stormwater conveyance, detention,
retention and LID features in the public right-of-way.
* Prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates for water
resource projects utilizing commonly used software applications and
specialized engineering software applications such as Civil 3D.
* Directing the design team in completion of projects, ensuring
design quality processes are followed, pursuing plan check and
final signoff with local public agencies.
* Thorough knowledge of local (Southern California and Los Angeles
City and County) design criteria, practices, and protocols,
including agency plan check procures to signoff.
* Knowledge of construction methods, procedures, and site
* Knowledgeable of relevant environmental concerns associated with
storm drainage and flood control.
* Working knowledge of site and boundary survey practices.
* Compile data for and assists in making studies or tests relating
to the location, size and capacity of other engineering structures
* Perform design and drafting assignments on time and within
* Establish and maintain good working relationships both inside and
outside firm by effectively communicating with the client and
multi-discipline project team.
* Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and
ask for assistance when required.
* Oversee activities of Junior designers and junior engineers,
including establishing design parameters, expected design product
of specific projects.
* "Go to" design person and serve as a design mentor to Junior
* Ability to determine appropriate design hours and assist in
budget and schedule development for proposals.
* Serve as primary point of contact with client with respect to
understanding expectations for design, communicating issues and
requesting information to assist with completing design.
The selected candidate(s) will have technical responsibility for
scoping, performing, and delivering multiple concurrent project
assignments with minimal supervision. The individual will also be
required to perform tasks in other company practice areas as
Tasks will be designed to develop knowledge, skills and abilities
in these technical disciplines and the business of professional
consulting services. Consistent with our sell-manage-do business
model, our selected candidate(s) would also be expected to play a
significant role in helping build the future of our practice
through lead generation, business development, project management,
staff development, and mentoring.
Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's
culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced
professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture
as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your
current level of experience, you'll likely be asked to take on
task-level or project management responsibilities, along with
business development, staff management, and mentoring tasks. Here
are some other things you should know about a typical Experienced
Civil Design - Water Resources Engineer position with
* Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety,
defensive driving certification, first aid, and CPR training and
medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer
professional development opportunities including in-house seminars,
webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the
technical and business skills necessary to become successful
* Fieldwork: Up to 30%
* Overnight travel: Up to 20%
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to
continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is
based on an individual's own performance and initiative.
* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
* Professional registration as a P.E. (Professional Engineer)
within state guidelines. (required)
* Minimum of 6 years of civil design experience for water resources
* Demonstrated experience in traditional civil/structural and
geotechnical engineering around storm water and floodwater systems,
as well as report writing. (required)
* Experience with Microsoft Office software, CADD, and scheduling
software, e.g. MS Project or Primavera and modeling and design
software tools such as EPA-SWMM, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, and
* The ability and willingness to perform CM duties, limited
fieldwork, and some travel.(required)
* Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people
in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills,
communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the
passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals
with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and
growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a
WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?
Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for
an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding
projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its
employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business
success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn
more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting
We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits
package. Learn more by visiting
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