Water Resource Engineer I - Site Design

  • $55,000.00 - $65,000.00/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 an entry-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;
    • 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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