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Water Resources Engineer

at CDM Smith Inc.

Posted: 9/6/2019
Job Reference #: 1388710
Keywords: modeling

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Job Description
As a member of the Denver Water Resources team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by providing leadership, direction, and technical knowledge as follows:

- Under light supervision, performs basic to high complexity calculations, modeling, data analysis, designs, on site evaluations and/or other similar evaluations for water resources projects (Ex: climate change adaptation; coastal analysis and engineering; collection systems; CSOs; dams; drainage; economics and planning; ecosystem restoration; flood management; green infrastructure; groundwater; hydroelectric power; hydrology and hydraulics; integrated resource planning; irrigation; open channels; outfalls; planning; pressure conduits; probability and risk analysis; reservoirs; sedimentation; spillways, gates, and outlet works; stream, rivers and wetlands; stormwater management; urban watersheds; water law and regulations; watershed management; water supply planning and systems; and water quality, etc.).
- Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff. Reviews the work of more junior staff.
- Collaborates with sales staff to create proposals in response to current and potential client requests for proposal (RFPs).
- Reviews draft proposals for adherence to firm, industry, state, local and federal regulations and best practices.
- Meets with current and potential future clients to review their current and future design needs.
- Utilizes Technical Knowledge Management (TKM) systems and TKM material. May pose technical questions that support development of the TKM body of knowledge. May support TKM content development as directed.
- Performs other duties as required.
- May create or work with a team to create a poster or other presentation material for a conference.

Job Title
Water Resources Engineer


CDM Smith Employment Type

Minimum Qualifications
- Education: Bachelor's degree in environmental, civil, coastal or chemical engineering or related discipline.
- Certification as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam in states where an EIT is not obtainable.
- Experience: 5 years of related experience.
- Travel: Domestic and/or international travel may be required.  The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications
- Familiarity and experience with water resources issues related to river and ecosystem restoration, hydraulic modeling, dam breach and removal, and in-stream and civil design.
- Some project or task management experience beneficial.
- Strong data management and analysis skills using standard platforms such as: MS Excel, MS Access, ArcGIS, and others.
- Familiarity with one or more various modeling (HEC RAS, SWMM) and design platforms (AutoCad, Civil 3D) and/or other technical software preferred. Excellent writing and communication skills desired.

EEO Statement
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith 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.

Why CDM Smith?
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location
Colorado - Denver

Agency Disclaimer
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position