Water Resource Engineer II - Site Design

  • $68,000.00 - $82,500.00/year
    An exciting opportunity is available to join Gewalt Hamilton Associates, an employee-owned, multi-faceted civil engineering and land surveying company that has built its reputation on civil engineering with a personal approach. We are seeking a mid-level Water Resources Engineer to join our growing team located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. 

    The responsibilities of the position include: 
    •Stormwater management system design and analysis, including detention, conveyance system, and stormwater quality BMPs; 
    • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, drainage investigation, and floodplain and floodway analyses; 
    • Preparation of drainage studies and hydraulic reports;  
    • Engineering design, plan preparation, specifications, and other related tasks for site developments, roadway improvements and flood control projects; 
    • Obtaining various regulatory permits.  
    Required Knowledge, Education, and Experience: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering; 
    • PE License and Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) preferred; 
    • 4+ years of experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on stormwater management design and analysis; 
    • Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software 
    • Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation; 
    • Basic understanding of the federal, state, and local stormwater, floodplain, and floodway permitting requirements and experience in obtaining various permits; 
    • Valid driver’s license and registered insured personal vehicle. 

    Required Skills and Abilities: 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently with general supervision and as part of a larger team.
    • Self-starting, detail-oriented individual, with organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
    • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.
    • The ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Strong self-initiative to meet client deadlines.  

    GHA offers excellent benefit packages that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parental Leave, Additional Paid Time Off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401-K Retirement Plan, Profit Sharing and Tuition Reimbursement. To learn more, please visit us at www.gha-engineers.com or contact Anika Moore, Human Resources Manager at amoore@gha-engineers.com
    Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an e-Verify employer. Minorities, females, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply. 


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