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Water & Wastewater Hydraulic Engineer

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Posted: 04/20/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 559605 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Water and Wastewater Hydraulic Engineer/Modeler
Job Summary
Our client is actively seeking a talented Hydraulic Engineer to work in one of our many offices across Michigan and Ohio. This position requires self-motivation, commitment to high-quality work performance, excellent planning, organization and communication skills, and the ability work with other staff in a project team environment.
Primary Functions
  • Review flow monitoring data and work with SWMM modeling software and Infoworks to model storm and sanitary sewer collection systems.
  • Occasional site visits to assist with flow monitoring equipment installation and downloads.
  • Work on planning studies for municipalities to address collection system capacity and wet weather issues.
  • Plan and assist with design of sanitary sewer projects for local municipalities.
  • Work closely with other technical staff from all Fishbeck offices to assist in providing consulting engineering services for state and private universities, national retailers, municipalities, architects, and local development clients.
  • Interact daily with project teams in a multi-disciplinary and multi-office environment.
Minimum Physical Requirements
Exposed to occasional lifting and carrying. Will have normal office working conditions and be required to sit and use a computer. Capable of traveling to and maneuvering around project sites for attending client and project meetings and site observations. Able to use various technical equipment for communication and documentation. Visual acuity necessary to perform responsibilities.
Desired Education
Bachelor of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field.
Desired Skills/Experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • 8+ years’ experience with the modeling of sanitary and storm sewer collection systems.
  • SWMM hydraulic modeling experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
What we offer
Our staff members enjoy a comprehensive compensation package that includes:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Wellness reimbursement and activities
  • Reimbursement and support for tuition, continuing education, and professional/personal development
  • Vacation and sick time, volunteer PTO, parental leave, and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for hybrid and flexible schedules.
  • 401(k), profit sharing, and stock options (we’re 100% employee-owned!)
  • And more!

Our client is one of the premier professional consulting firms in the nation, with 15 regional offices and more than 570 employees. Engineering, environmental sciences, architecture, and construction management are the cornerstones of our client's services and integrated project approach. We are a hands-on and design-orientated practice with the technical capabilities and understanding to take the largest projects from internal concept to completion. Our team of experts takes pride in our commitment to reliability in design, connection to our clients, and creativity at our core.

We are an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status
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