Senior Level Water Resources Engineer - 8041

Topeka, KS

Senior Level Water Resources Engineer - 8041

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 is seeking a Senior-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Kansas team.  This team has an excellent reputation of serving numerous clients in their water resource needs. You will be engaged in exciting projects, ranging from FEMA RiskMap (Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning) activities, flood mitigation studies, drainage studies and other similar water resources projects. Our professionals are networked across the WSP organization to collectively provide solutions to complex issues.   The successful candidate will work closely with team members in an established engineering consulting firm that includes friendly, hard-working and collaborative professionals. The successful candidate will be expected to manage tasks and projects to successful completion. You will also be expected to review project work and finalize deliverables and reports. You will have the opportunity to market and coordinate with clients. This person can work from our Topeka or Wichita, KS offices or potentially a hybrid schedule within 100 miles.

Your Impact

  • Work with engineers supporting our hydrologic and hydraulic modeling tasks for a variety of water resources projects including dams, levee systems, stormwater systems and watershed & floodplain studies
  • Assist in the analysis and design of flood mitigation projects
  • Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions, written reports and graphic-based presentations.
  • Perform technical reviews of modeling and analysis
  • Mentor and assist with the development of junior engineering staff
  • Project and budget management including resource management and oversight of staff
  • Manage and coordinate project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables
  • Collaborate and participate in technical discussions with team members
  • Participate in proposal efforts

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Civil, Agricultural, or Environmental Engineering required
  • Professional Engineering License or the ability to attain it within 1 year is required
  • 8+ years’ of water resources experience
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Strong technical skills regarding hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches and commonly used software, such as HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, and PC-SWMM
  • Geographical Information Systems experience such as ESRI ArcGIS, ArcPro, QGIS, etc.  
  • Must pass background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy