Water Resources Engineering Project Manager

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Millersville, MD, USA
  • Jan 15, 2024

Job Description

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: MD, Millersville, 1131 Benfield Boulevard, Suite L-M, 21108 

Requisition ID: 187381

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking a civil, environmental, water resources, or biological engineering project manager interested in the ecological restoration of wetlands, streams, and water resources. Projects will primarily include stream restoration and wetlands mitigation and may include living shoreline and stormwater management.

Job Duties

Primary duties will include:

• Stream restoration design, project/construction drawings
• Stream assessment and monitoring
• Stream restoration construction oversight 
• Wetland mitigation design, project/construction drawings
• Wetland mitigation assessment and monitoring
• Wetland mitigation construction oversight 
• Coordinating Federal, State, and local approvals for wetland and stream projects
• Hydrologic watershed analysis (HEC-HMS, TR-55)
• Hydraulic analysis of open and closed drainage systems (HEC-RAS)
• Project Management with client and public interaction
• Preparing presentations for hearings and client review
• Other civil and environmentally-related studies
• Autodesk® computer aided design work
• Participation in industry groups, conferences, and marketing events


Secondary duties may include:

• SWM/LID/BMP design
• Clean Water Act permitting
• Chesapeake Bay Critical Area delineation
• FEMA map revision requests
• Floodproofing and flood mitigation design
• Floodplain studies




• Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or biological engineering, or related discipline
• 6+ years’ of relevant experience
• Experience with stream restoration design
• Experience with wetland mitigation design
• Experience in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D (or other professional CAD software)
• Experience in hydrologic and/or hydraulic modelling (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS 1D, and TR-55)



• PE or ability to get within one year of employment
• Experience with storm water management design
• Experience with dam break studies and inundation mapping
• Experience with floodplain modelling and/or FEMA map revisions
• Experience in SWMM, 2-D stream modeling (TUFLOW or HEC-RAS 2D)
• Experience in coastal modeling (ADCIRC, CMS, TUFLOW, Delft3D, or similar)
• Master’s degree in civil, environmental, or biological engineering, or closely related discipline


Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview



Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.


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.


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



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