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Civil Engineer 5

at CDM Smith Inc.

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 1378789
Keywords: modeling

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Job Description
- With general direction, creates and signs off on basic to highly complex engineering designs involving site layout development, site grading and drainage, hydraulics and hydrology calculations, water distribution systems, collection systems, storage tanks and impoundments, foundation designs, and stormwater infrastructure and treatment. Reviews draft designs for compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Ensures that firm policies and practices are followed on all designs.
- Performs site reviews and studies, as needed, to ensure designs are aligned with location specifications. Updates design requirements as necessary.
- Contributes to firm's Technical Knowledge Management (TKM) by developing white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc.. Submits technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals.
- Collaborates with sales staff to create proposals in response to current and potential client requests for proposal (RFPs). Reviews draft proposals for adherence to firm, industry, state, local and federal regulations and best practices.
- Meets with current and potential future clients to review their current and future design needs.
- Attends conferences, symposia, etc. to improve the visibility of the firm's products and services in collaboration with applicable sales staff.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff. Mentors more junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm.
- May supervise the work of junior engineers on project work.

Job Title
Civil Engineer 5


Certification/License Requirements
Professional Engineer

CDM Smith Employment Type

Minimum Qualifications
- Education: Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering or related discipline. Professional engineering (PE) license.
- Experience: 7 years of related experience.
- Travel: Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications
- Familiarity and experience with water resources issues related to integrated resource planning, water supply planning, water rights principles, and water supply modeling.

- Groundwater modeling experience a plus.

-Experience with green infrastructure is of interest.

- Experience with surface hydraulics and hydrology modeling required.

- Familiarity with one or more various modeling platforms and technical software a plus.

- Project management experience preferred.

- Strong data management and analysis skills using standard platforms such as: MS Excel, MS Access, ArcGIS, and others.

- GIS skills are desirable, but not required.

- Water supply planning experience is desirable, but not required.

EEO Statement
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location
Texas - Austin

Agency Disclaimer
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position