Water Resources Engineering Project Manager

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Gainesville, VA, USA
  • Dec 19, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155 

Requisition ID: 167096

Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey Company, is seeking a water resources engineering project 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

• 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 to 10 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

Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 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: None 



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