The Smith Consulting Group

Civil Engineer / Water Resources Project Engineer

The Smith Consulting Group - Englewood, CO

Do you like working on different types of projects? Our top client specializes in land development, renewable energy and infrastructure so you will never be bored! They are seeking a Water Resources Project Engineer/Project Manager, with 5 to 10+years of experience to join their team.

A few fun things you’ll be doing:

  • Preparing designs, reports and analysis for stormwater, floodplain, stream restoration, and water quality projects from initial concept to construction.
  • Assisting in developing the project scope and fees, project documentation, and reviewing drawings.
  • Providing technical direction to other engineers, designers & CADD technicians.
  • Perform design of hydraulic structures including spillways, outlet works, pipelines, and open channels.
  • Assisting the Project Manager as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and other consultants on the project team.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in the preparation of project invoices, budgets, and review of AR.
  • Conceptualizing the initial design approach for projects with the overall responsibility for the project design through completion.
  • Effectively establishing project priorities and standards.
  • Coordinating technical and administrative activities with those of other disciplines and other departments in the company participating in a project.
  • Planning, scheduling, and coordinating the work of the project team, including the coordination of the project with the review agencies.
  • Attending and participating in client and agency meetings as appropriate.
  • Visiting project sites to review conditions as appropriate.

The set of qualifications we’re looking for:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an A.B.E.T. Accredited School
  • Professional Engineer licensure in CO.
  • 5 to 10 years of related water resource engineering experience.
  • Experience in preparing and evaluating hydraulic and hydrologic modeling using SWMM, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS or equivalent modeling programs.
  • Experience with Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analyses to comply with FEMA guidelines and specifications.
  • Ability to perform one dimensional and two-dimensional floodplain modeling using software applications like HEC-RAS.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcGIS.
  • Efficient time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously and with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.
  • Strong delegation skills to coordinate the work of the project team, including the coordination of the project with the review agencies.
  • Proven ability serving as the liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and other consultants on the project team.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Experience with master plan developments and the land development process.
  • CFM certification is preferred.

What's in it for you?

  • Entrepreneurial culture- large enough to offer and share a broad array of resources, but small enough to be nimble and competitive locally.
  • You will find forward-thinking, passionate people committed to life-long learning and innovative projects and solutions.
  • Plenty of projects to work on-most clients are repeat customers.
  • An excellent company culture which promotes a work/life balance, community involvement and giving back.
  • Competitive Salary, twice yearly bonuses, and excellent benefits package.
  • Solid, family-oriented organization- you will not be a number here
  • Strong work/life balance! Work hard, play hard mentality.
  • Flexible work hours with a normal 40-hour work week
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Opportunity to join a growing team with a clear growth plan towards leadership opportunities

Posted On: Monday, January 9, 2023

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