Engineer I Water Resources

Duluth, MN/Remote
Added: January 17, 2024
What would it feel like to be part of a company guided by engaged and empowered employee-owners? To have the encouragement to run with innovative ideas? To know your opinion is valued and your voice is heard? Wouldn't you love to work in an atmosphere of transparency, respect, and accountability?

Then you belong at SEH.

SEH is currently searching for a talented Water Resources Engineer to join our team in our Duluth, MN Office!

A career with SEH in Water Resources means you’re a part of creating a more climate resilient planet by designing and implementing future-friendly water systems. From innovative water quality improvements to master drainage systems, to large-scale hydraulic structures and urban watercourse rehabilitation, we create the best way for water to flow. Be part of an award-winning team who creates and delivers strategic solutions that get surface water where it needs to be.

We are looking for an individual who wants to be part of a team that provides exceptional service to our clients, and we have an immediate full-time opportunity for an Engineer within our Water Resources Practice Center located in our Duluth, Minnesota office. A hybrid/remote working schedule can be accommodated depending on qualifications.

Responsibilities include supporting and working alongside members of the Water Resources team and the Rochester Civil Engineering team by leading analysis and design of stormwater management systems for public and private developments, stormwater BMPs, stormwater conveyance systems, preparing drainage reports, and assisting in NPDES program stormwater compliance. Responsibilities may also include project management, mentoring, interfacing with clients, and leading project-based teams, depending on qualifications.

Selling Points

  • Join a fast-paced, collaborative, and growing team!
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Bring your coursework concepts to life and grow your knowledge of engineering
  • Opportunities for continued education, conferences, and technical training
  • Opportunity to deliver projects of varying size and complexity
  • Flexible hours and competitive pay
  • Our ESOP provides you an opportunity to own part of the company – 100% of our profits are re-invested in our Employee Owners!
  • SEH supports you living your best life! We offer flexible work arrangements and schedules, so you have options that work for you.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 4+ years of previous experience in water resources engineering.
  • Previous project experience in the areas such as hydrology studies, hydraulic modeling, open channel hydraulic design, storm sewer systems and multi-disciplinary drainage projects.
  • Previous experience with software programs such as HydroCAD, ArcMap, and HY-8.
  • Previous experience and working knowledge with programs such as GIS and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software.
  • Ability to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, on-site inspections/visits, etc.; Occasional overnight travel will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with watershed district permitting
  • Interest and experience in mentoring other water resources engineering staff, and/or serving in a supervisory role.
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Previous experience with software programs such as HEC-RAS, XPSWMM, P8, SRH-2D, and Geopak Drainage.
  • Previous experience with 2D Hydraulic Modeling.

Who We Are

Better Places. Clean Water. Renewing Infrastructure. Improving Mobility. Together with clients, we’re simplifying the world’s most complex challenges. And we’ve been doing this since 1927. SEH is employee-owned and our 900+ engineers, architects, planners, scientists and a wide array of professionals unite behind our core purpose of Building a Better World for All of Us®. You’ll find our employee-owners located across the U.S. and evidence of our work in nearly every state.

Base compensation is expected to be in the range of $96,000 and $114,000 based on skill set and experience. Check out our full benefits package at, SEH Hiring Journey

The selected candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future. We are unable to provide or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role.

For confidential consideration, apply online or send your resume and salary requirements via fax to 651.490.2138. Please refer to the job title if you choose to fax.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, it is the policy of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or status as a covered veteran. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

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