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Junior Civil / Water Resources Engineer

Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

We're seeking a junior-level civil/water resources engineer to join our Charlotte, North Carolina team. As a junior-level engineer in our water and natural resources practice, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world civil, stormwater and surface water quality challenges while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. The selected candidate will collaborate with a highly technical team in Charlotte and throughout Geosyntec on projects that involve landfill design and construction; civil site design; stormwater design calculation; floodplain and natural resources management; and erosion and sediment control.

Geosyntec pursues and works on challenging problems that involve environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR as #54 among the Top 500 Design Firms, and with multiple Top 20 ENR rankings in specialty areas, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and client service. Learn more by visiting


The selected candidate will perform assignments and manage projects under the supervision of experienced professional engineers who practice civil engineering for our utility, solid waste, and transportation sector clients. Project assignments and management opportunities will help develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in both technical disciplines and professional consulting services. Duties will include, but not be limited to:

* Civil site and stormwater design and construction support;

* Hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analysis and modeling;

* Watershed, stormwater management, and stream restoration design and analysis;

* Erosion and sediment control design and permitting;

* Engineering calculation and report development;

* Design, bid, and construction document preparation; and

* Proposal support and business development activities.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture and manage and assist the development of entry level personnel. The junior-level civil/water resources engineer position requires or offers the following:

* Training and career development: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities that include in-house seminars, conference attendance, webinars, and mentor relationships that allow our professionals to continually grow and build the technical and business skills necessary to become industry leaders.

* Fieldwork: You will have opportunities to apply the techniques and skills you learned during your academic career in the field. Fieldwork is a vital part of career development for a consulting engineer. At Geosyntec, your fieldwork opportunities may include site inspections, construction oversight, and/or installation of instrumentation. This position entails, on average, between 10% and 20% fieldwork dependent on current project.

* Overnight travel: Geosyntec's clients have project sites across the United States and around the world. We provide opportunities to our junior-level consultants to travel to project sites so they may experience a range of project types and settings. This position entails between 10% and 20% overnight travel dependent on current projects.

Your career success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and technical skills. Advancement within the firm is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


* BS degree in civil engineering. (required)

* Advanced degree in civil engineering with an emphasis on stormwater/water resources. (preferred)

* Two to four years of professional experience in an engineering role. (preferred)

* Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification. (required)

* On path to obtain Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensure in North Carolina within two years. (required)Knowledge with stormwater and civil engineering modeling and software tools such as EPA-SWMM, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, and ArcGIS. (required)

* Strong oral and written communication skills. (required)Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

The candidate should expect an often fast-paced consulting environment and be able to manage time efficiently to meet deadlines for multiple projects concurrently and be available to travel to client facilities for meetings or construction oversight often on short notice.


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest professionals in their fields. We look for professionals with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career that provides an exciting workplace, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information..

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