Water Resources Engineer - Mid Level

Location: Minneapolis MN Posted Date: June 7, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 1078903956 Careermine Job Id: 1779468
The person in this position will work with teams of engineers and scientists to complete water resources or civil engineering and related projects. Work includes completing hydrologic and hydraulic 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 on or supervising project teams conducting hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, water quality modeling, and GIS and CADD work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources
  • 6 years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain one within one year
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with water resources challenges such as stormwater management and flood control; 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
  • 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

  • MS or PhD in civil or environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology and/or water qualit
  • Experience with leading proposal management and development
  • Experience with proposal development
  • Experience with client management and business development
  • Experience with GIS, CADD, water quality modeling software; hydrologic modeling, and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software
  • Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics
  • Experience with site development design and plans and specifications
  • Construction observation, field work, 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 Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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