Water Resource Engineer II | Gewalt Hamilton Associates

Posted on Mar 2, 2021

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. 

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.


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.  


$68,000 - $82,500/year


Vernon Hills

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