Barr Engineering Water Resources Engineer or Scientist - Mid Level in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Description: Summary The person in this position will work on projects with a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Work may include hydrologic analysis related to stormwater planning and flood control; water quality analysis in urban and/or rural settings; hydraulic analysis and design related to rivers, streams, conveyances, dams, and other hydraulic structures; preparation of technical reports, plans and specifications; and working with clients, permitting agencies, and public officials. Responsibilities may also include working with or supervising project teams involved in hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, water quality modeling, GIS, and CADD work. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil/environmental engineering or related engineering or science degree, with an emphasis on water resources 6 years of water resources experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality Project management experience Experience with water resources challenges such as precipitation and flooding data analysis; urban and rural hydrologic analysis; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam break analysis; dam and levee analysis and design Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches and commonly used software Working knowledge of GIS and CADD software Experience with proposal development Experience with client management and business development Familiarity with water resources data collection methodologies Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Master's degree or PhD in civil or environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality 10+ years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality Experience with leading proposal management and development Demonstrated success in business development and client management Experience with GIS, CADD, hydrologic modeling and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software, and water quality modeling Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics Experience with site development design and plans and specifications Construction observation, fieldwork, and surveying experience NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.