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Dewberry Water Resources Engineer in Gainesville, Virginia

Dewberry is seeking a motivated Water Resources Engineer for the Water Resources group within our Gainesville, VA office. This position offers great potential for professional growth in a fantastic working environment and the opportunity to apply innovative design methods to water resource projects. Typical projects involve stormwater management design, stream restoration / natural channel design, dam safety engineering, storm drainage design, floodplain management and analysis, and other watershed planning projects. Our Gainesville Water Resources group serves a wide range of municipal, state, federal and private sector clients. Our engineers are on the cutting edge of innovation, providing unique and challenging solutions while collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams to develop a balanced design.

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.

  • Able to work under AutoCAD and ArcGIS platforms

  • Conduct watershed and storm water management planning and design

  • Perform stream restoration / natural channel design

  • Perform roadway drainage design and culvert hydraulic analysis

  • Perform floodplain studies and prepare FEMA LOMC applications

  • Act as a technical mentor to entry-level engineers

  • Perform dam safety engineering/analysis including dam inspections, dam break inundation zone studies/mapping, dam hazard assessments, development of emergency action plans, spillway design flood development and spillway design, new dam design and dam rehabilitation design

  • Perform other duties as required

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering

  • Professional Engineer license preferred

  • A minimum of 4 years water resources engineering experience

  • Experience in watershed and storm water management, design of stormwater quantity and quality control measures, surface water hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, drainage design, erosion and sediment control design, and watershed/waterway modeling

  • Understanding of hydrologic & hydraulic modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-8, TR-20, SWMM, and PondPack

  • AutoCAD and ArcGIS experience

*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.

ID: 9334

Relocation Bonus Eligible: No

Service Line: IES

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Street: 13575 Heathcote Boulevard