Entry Level Water Resources Engineer - 7874

Denver, CO

Entry Level Water Resources Engineer - 7874

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.  As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP has a career opportunity for an Entry Level Water Resources Engineer to join our growing Water Resources team in Denver, Colorado.   This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a growing team of outstanding professionals. The Denver office is WSP’s regional center for water resources engineering and is widely recognized as a national leader in water resources modeling and management innovation. Decisions and innovations developed in this office impact state and federal policy for water resources management.   This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity for professional development in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology and methodologies to help our clients solve their most challenging water resources problems. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region as well as collaborate with various offices across the US. Typical projects involve helping local, state, and federal clients complete floodplain management, stormwater management, and other watershed and stormwater planning projects. The position includes opportunities for travel to project sites and public meetings across beautiful Colorado.  

Your Impact

  • Work under the supervision of a Senior Engineer supporting our hydraulics and hydrology group
  • Support floodplain management, transportation engineering, drainage engineering, construction, stormwater master planning, and stream restoration work
  • Potential to work on dam breech, sediment transport, non-newtonian, and other specialized water resources modeling
  • Perform surface water hydrologic and hydraulic modeling utilizing HY-8, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, XPSWMM/PCSWMM, and EPA SWMM and ArcGIS software extensions
  • Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions, graphic-based presentations, and project documentation
  • Travel to project sites in Colorado and attend public meetings

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree required, MS preferred
  • 0 to 2 years + of hydrology / hydraulics and water resources experience
  • Self-starter and ongoing learner
  • Team player with desire to work closely with others
  • Must posses good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy  
  • ArcGIS
  • Microstation/Geopak/InRoads and/or AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program and FEMA flood insurance study regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT accreditation
  • Preferred Experience - HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, CUHP, EPASWMM, HY-8 software

Compensation and Benefits: WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. 

Expected Salary:  $50,900 - $91,700 based on nationwide (not specific to Colorado) salary ranges and commensurate with experience

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.