Water Resources Engineer
Fulton, MD  / Vienna, VA 
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Job Description
Water Resources Engineer

Water Resources Engineer (155782)

About Us

HDR is an architectural, engineering and consulting firm that excels at complex projects and solving challenges for clients.

More than 8,500 professionals, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 200 locations worldwide, pool their solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Stormwater Construction Manager to join our HDR Water Resources Group.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

These tasks may include, but not limited to the following:

  • Manage/lead/develop planning and design of a wide range of flood, erosion mitigation, and water quality projects including stream rehabilitation and restoration, complex culverts and bridges, dam spillways and other hydraulic structures, storm water collection systems, and stormwater control measures (SCMs)
  • Project and task-level management, leading and directing technical staff, as well as hands-on project engineering for all phases on a wide variety of water resource projects
  • Construction management of stormwater and Stream Restoration Projects
  • Help expand Water Resources practice within Mid-Atlantic (VA|DC|MD) Area
  • The ideal candidate will have a general knowledge, practical understanding and previous educational course load of several items: Hydrology, Open channels hydraulics, Geomorphic processes, Report preparation and technical documentation, HEC-RAS model analysis *LI-KY1

Keywords: Stormwater, Water Resources, Construction, Water, Design, Inspection, Civil, Environmental, Engineering


Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Engineering required

PE or ability to obtain

8 years of progressive work experience in water resources/stormwater engineering and project management required.

Stream Restoration Design Experience

Proficiency in Excel, MS Word, GIS and GPS applications

Preferred Qualifications:

Construction oversight experience of Stormwater BMPs and Stream/Wetland Restoration Projects

Master of Science in civil engineering, hydrology or related field.

Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D and/or Microstation, GIS

Experience in Program Management skills (GIS/data management, scheduling, project controls, invoicing)


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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