Water Resources Engineer (Entry Level)
ERM Group
Charleston, WV

About $74,000 - $97,000 a year

Environmental Resources Management, Inc . (ERM), seeks an entry level to 5+ year experienced Water Resources Engineer for their Charleston WV office to provide a variety of water resource related engineering services. The position will involve collaboration with a network of water resources and engineering professionals across North America. The ideal candidate is an organized professional, has a positive team attitude, solid technical aptitude and creativity in assisting and eventually leading a number of water related projects. The successful candidate will be confident, service-oriented, and able to relate well with diverse groups of technical professionals. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this role.

Assist in the application of hydraulic and hydrologic analysis to a variety of projects.
Assist in assessment of water and wastewater treatment technology.
Perform mass loading calculations for water and wastewater permitting.
Develop and run various hydrologic and hydraulic models.
Acquire and process datasets, monitor model applications, perform supporting calculations, and document results.
Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.
Prepare plans, permits, and reports.
Assist in ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
Communicate with team members, regulatory agents and clients.
Perform multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables

Available for periodic travel / field work.
0 to 5+ years of relevant professional experience involving hydraulic modeling and hydrologic analysis, engineering design and report preparation.
Engineering degree with an emphasis on water resources is preferred. Educational background would preferably include aquatic chemistry, water and wastewater treatment, fluid mechanics, statistics, and water resources. Related degrees or professional experience will be considered.
Experience in a professional services firm preferred.

Experience with the following skill set preferred:
detailed hydraulic and hydrologic modeling;
culvert and open channel sizing and design;
water and wastewater treatment design;
stream / wetland restoration;
stormwater quality and quantity analysis;
flood risk / mitigation;
implementation of hydrology field programs;
Report and proposal writing.
Preparation of permit applications.
Groundwater, surface water and soil sampling.
Familiarity with hydrology, hydrodynamic or water quality model preferred (e.g., HydroCAD, HY-8, HEC-RAS, SWAT, QUAL2K, WASP, POM, ECOMSed, CE-QUAL-W2, EFDC etc.).
Strong technical writing skills.
Working knowledge of various hydraulic modelling software.
Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D and ArcGIS preferred.
Capacity to work both as part of a team and be a self-starter.
Dependable, flexible and well organized.
Ability to cross over and assist in other aspects of civil and environmental engineering a plus.
Aptitude to manage and coordinate multiple project assignments simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.

Who We Are:
As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!