The Smith Consulting Group

Civil Engineer / Water Resources

The Smith Consulting Group - Colorado Springs, CO

Looking to join a highly respected firm that offers an entrepreneurial, collaborative and team-oriented culture where you are able to excel at what your best at? Our client's Colorado Springs office is growing and expanding! From a strong job market and low unemployment rate to a thriving restaurant scene, Colorado has become a cultural hub or maybe the natural beauty is why moving to Colorado Springs  is so appealing. Or maybe it is the 300-days of sun a year, easy access to the mountains and inherent outdoor playground.

Our client is looking for a mid to senior level water resources engineer to join their growing team. Responsibilities include the opportunity to work on a wide range of water resources projects ranging from drainage and hydraulics support for transportation projects, stream and wetland restoration projects, design and permitting for stormwater regulatory requirements.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be recognized for your hard work and contributions to the team, be a bigger fish in a smaller sea, then read on!

Your expertise will be needed to:

Analysis and design of various sized drainage engineering projects. This includes hydrology and hydraulic analysis and design for highway and street drainage, storm sewer systems, and modeling of floodplain hydraulics.

Work on stormwater quality projects including the design of green infrastructure and other best management practices for stormwater control and treatment, and compliance and permitting documentation.

Assist with wetland and stream restoration assessment, analysis, and design.

Assist in preparing scope, budget, and scheduling of projects.

Use computer assisted engineering design software to prepare engineering and design documents as needed. This includes the preparation of plans, profiles, details, quantity tabulations and construction costs.

Take ownership and responsibility for projects. This role can vary from water resources Task Lead to Project Manager depending on the size of the project.

Requirements/Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental/Biological Systems Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.

4 or more years of progressive Water Resources experience

Colorado PE license, or able to obtain a Colorado PE license within one-year of employment.

Experience working with CDOT highly preferred.

Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred

Experience with drainage design and 1D floodplain modeling

Experience with more advanced modeling in one or more specialized areas of H&H modeling (e.g., bridge scour, sediment transport, 2D analysis, etc.) preferred.

Stream restoration and watershed planning experience is a plus.

Client contact and project coordination is required.

Our client seeks to provide a benefits package that helps their team maintain a healthy work-life balance.


Posted On: Monday, July 26, 2021

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