Water Resources Engineer - Gainesville, VA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Gainesville, VA, USA
  • Apr 23, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 122806  
Company Name: WSSI 
Service Line: 1WSS - WSSI 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: More than 5 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) is seeking a mid to senior level water resources engineering technical specialist/manager with a passion for floodplains, streams, wetlands and dams. Projects will include floodplain studies, FEMA LOMC processing, hydrologic studies, hydraulic pipe and storm drain analysis, dam inspections, stream restoration, low impact development, and wetlands mitigation design.

Primary duties will include:
-Hydrologic watershed analysis
-Hydraulic analysis/design of open and closed drainage systems
-Floodplain development consulting, analysis
-Floodproofing and flood mitigation design
-FEMA map revision requests
-Storm drain analysis/design
-SWM/LID/BMP design
-State and County dam inspections, dam safety compliance
-Stream restoration design and management
-Stream assessment and monitoring
-Stream restoration construction oversight
-Wetlands mitigation design
-Project Management with client and public interaction
-Preparing presentations for meetings, hearings and client review
-Other civil and environmentally-related studies
-Autodesk® computer aided design work
-Proposal writing

-Bachelor’s degree in civil/water resources
-Minimum 6 years of relevant experience
-PE in Water Resources or Environmental Engineering
-Experience in AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, SWMM, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, and TR-55

-Experience with floodplain modeling (2D a plus) and FEMA map revisions
-Experience with dam break studies and inundation mapping
-Experience with closed storm drain systems design and analysis
-Experience with Clean Water Act and Chesapeake Bay regulations
-Rosgen Levels I - IV (or equivalent) stream assessment and restoration training
-Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.



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