Water Resources Engineer at Clark Nexsen

Posted in Architecture 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Description:

Come join the Clark Nexsen team and be a part of a talented and energetic team that provides superior service to our clients, while enjoying camaraderie with your colleagues and the knowledge that you are helping to better our surrounding communities and the world through the projects we bring to reality.

Clark Nexsen is currently seeking a Water Resources Engineer in our Virginia Beach, Richmond, and Vienna, Virginia offices. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of programs and projects, including municipal, state, and federal/DOD projects. We currently have a need for project experience within our Infrastructure Market Sector, providing expertise and guidance on water resources, storm drainage and stormwater management design, flood studies, culvert design and HEC-RAS analysis, bridge hydraulics, hydrologic & hydraulic modeling. This motivated individual will provide technical analysis and design services on a multitude of design projects as part of Clark Nexsen’s dynamic Infrastructure Market Sector.

General Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform high level storm drainage and stormwater management designs, while providing technical and design leadership for our more junior level staff

  • Analyze and problem solve complex stormwater and flooding issues, while bringing reliable and cost-effective solutions to our clients

  • Perform water systems analysis and modeling, using various software programs

  • Development of erosion and sediment control plans and strategies

  • Design stormwater management facilities to support municipal, state, and federal/Department of Defense projects

  • Be able to communicate effectively with team members and clients, with a focus on providing quality deliverables in a timely manner

  • Be able to assist with presentations to clients and the general public, communicating the benefits of a project and/or technical solution clearly and concisely

  • Assist in the preparation of construction documents, including plans and specifications

  • Prepare quantity take-offs and/or estimates for drainage projects

  • Ability to design complex open and closed storm drainage systems and stormwater management facilities

  • Development of engineering reports and memorandums

  • Working with contractors and clients during the construction phase of a project to resolve issues and to communicate project requirements

Education, Technology, and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or an equivalent related degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant post education experience in water resource engineering and/or civil engineering projects

  • Graduate-Level Degree in Water Resources or passage of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam required

  • Perform technical work in various software applications, including but not limited to Microstation, GEOPACK Drainage, Civil 3D, PondPack, Flow Master, PCSWMM, StormCad, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and ARC-GIS

  • Experience with land disturbance permits and storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP)

  • Experience with VDOT, municipal markets in Virginia, or the USACOE/NAVFAC/Department of Defense

  • Occasional overnight travel required 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven track record of delivering quality projects for a wide range of clients

  • Membership in professional societies such as ASCE, ACEC, AWRA

  • Ability to provide support on projects that may extend beyond the typical work week

  • Ability to communicate with a wide-ranging audience, with differing technical and non-technical backgrounds

  • Enjoys and thrives working in a cohesive team environment

Physical Requirements

Work is sedentary and often performed in an office setting. Work area is lighted, heated, and ventilated. This position may require extended periods of standing, sitting, as well as some repetitive movements, bending and lifting of minimal weight. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Workplace Flexibility

We have selected two as common days in the office to nurture collaboration and innovation and to support learning and growth through engagement with colleagues. We are asking everyone to be present on Mondays and Thursdays, with a required third day that will provide additional flexibility and be set established between you and your supervisor (with consideration given to your project team members and clients). Our hope is that this schedule will offer the work-life balance that is desired by all, while providing consistent opportunities for face-to-face collaboration and mentorship.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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