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Water Resources Engineer

HDR, Inc. Kansas City, MO

Job Description



About UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a Water Resources Engineer with at approximately 5+ years of experience.  This position will be based out of HDR's office in Kansas City, MO.  This individual will support our on-going workload and assist in the development of new opportunities in water resources planning, engineering, and stormwater management.
This individual will be responsible for application of various design engineering and modeling techniques in the development of water resources projects for federal, state and local municipalities.  More specific duties include: hydrologic & hydraulic modeling, stormwater collection systems modeling, data collection, assimilation, and development of conceptual, preliminary, and final engineering design documents.  Typical projects range from flood risk management, river and streambank stabilization, stormwater systems, levees, dams, wetland and lake restoration, watershed management and ecosystem restoration.  This individual will be responsible for applying analysis and model results to produce design engineering reports, cost estimates, drawings, and specifications.

This individual will work within a team environment and be capable of delegating work tasks to junior staff and working with other disciplines.  This is a good opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work on a wide range of water resources projects while also developing and demonstrating business development skills within the Missouri-Kansas region.  Familiarity and established relationships with local water resources clients in the region is a plus.


Key words: stormwater, water resources, engineer



Required Qualifications

  •  Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or a related field

  •  5+ years of experience in water resources engineering projects

  •  PE

  •  Experience with HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, GEO-RAS, storm drain system analysis

  • Ability to travel for work

  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills

  •  An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


    Preferred Qualifications

  •  MS degree preferred


    Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

  • Job Details

    Date Posted June 28, 2017
    Date Closes June 28, 2018
    Requisition 142579
    Located In Kansas city, MO
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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