Water Resources Engineer

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About Barr Engineering Co.

Barr provides engineering and environmental consulting services to clients across the Midwest, throughout the Americas, and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Working together, our 500 engineers, scientists, and technical specialists help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources. Barr’s project teams serve the power, mining, and fuels industries, natural-resource-management organizations, and others with complex pr....more info

Job Description
This position will involve work on projects utilizing a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include: site development design, completing plans and specifications for construction, working with permitting agencies and public officials, storm water planning, hydrologic runoff modeling and hydraulic analysis, water-resources design (hydraulic structures, open channels, swales, pipes, water control structures, ponds, etc.). Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of GIS and CADD work, report writing, and spreadsheet work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.

NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr is an EEO/AA firm.

Minimum Qualifications
B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources/civil design. P.E. Certification. 5-10 years of water resources engineering experience. Project or task management experience. Experience with hydrologic analysis; site development design, plans and specifications; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam and levee analysis and design. Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets, and a working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software. Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

M.S. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering Experience with proposal management and development Experience in business development and client management Experience with GIS, CADD, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling. Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics. Large project design experience (e.g. site and roadway design, stormwater management facilities, large hydraulic structures including dams and levees), including preparation of plans and specifications. Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience.


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