Engineer-Water Resources
Faithful+Gould - Phoenix, AZ

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Water / Watershed Management

Primary Location


United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Employment Category



Employment Type


Full Time

Job Summary

Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and the world's 11th largest design firm with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Phoenix staff as an Engineer-Water Resources.

Major Function/Role:
The candidate will be involved on projects related to flood control facility design, watershed management, flood control master planning, and FEMA map revision studies. The applicant must have significant experience in surface hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling. Experience in 2-D modeling is desirable. The candidate must be proficient in using GIS for data processing, watershed modeling,

floodplain analysis and mapping. Experience in flood control facility design, sediment transport, alluvial fan analysis and scour/erosion analysis is preferred. The ideal, motivated candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of projects both large- and small-scale.

Job Duties:
  • Applies technical expertise in the area of surface hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and drainage infrastructure design.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and reports and submits them for approval.
  • Conducts or oversees personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work.
  • Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.
  • Assists in the management of projects and marketing for future work.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Job Details

B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering (preferred). This level my be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S. The typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years' experience since Bachelor's degree.

Special Skills:
Technical writing, computer and communications skills required. CAD skills preferred. Experience using HEC-1, HEC -HMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, and FLO-2D desirable. FEMA experience preferred.

Professional Registrations:
E.I. or EIT is usually required.

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