Water Resource Engineer II - Site Division | Gewalt Hamilton Associates

Posted on Jan 8, 2020

An exciting opportunity is available to join Gewalt Hamilton Associates, an employee-owned, multi-faceted civil engineering and land surveying company that has built its reputation on civil engineering with a personal approach. We are seeking a mid-level Water Resources Engineer to join our growing team located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. 

The responsibilities of the position include: 
•Stormwater management system design and analysis, including detention, conveyance system, and stormwater quality BMPs; 
• Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, drainage investigation, and floodplain and floodway analyses; 
• Preparation of drainage studies and hydraulic reports;  
• Engineering design, plan preparation, specifications, and other related tasks for site developments, roadway improvements and flood control projects; 
• Obtaining various regulatory permits.  
Required Knowledge, Education, and Experience: 
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering; 
• PE License and Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) preferred; 
• 4+ years of experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on stormwater management design and analysis; 
• Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software 
• Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation; 
• Basic understanding of the federal, state, and local stormwater, floodplain, and floodway permitting requirements and experience in obtaining various permits; 
• Valid driver’s license and registered insured personal vehicle. 

Required Skills and Abilities: 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision and as part of a larger team.
  • Self-starting, detail-oriented individual, with organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong self-initiative to meet client deadlines.  
GHA offers excellent benefit packages that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parental Leave, Additional Paid Time Off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401-K Retirement Plan, Profit Sharing and Tuition Reimbursement. To learn more, please visit us at www.gha-engineers.com or contact Anika Moore, Human Resources Manager at amoore@gha-engineer.com




Vernon Hills, IL 60061
United States

How to apply

To learn more, please visit us at www.gha-engineers.com or contact Anika Moore, Human Resources Manager at amoore@gha-engineer.com

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