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Experienced Water Resources Engineer or Scientist

Company: Geosyntec Consultants
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

Looking for a place to expand your career, where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? As an Experienced Water Resources Engineer or Scientist in Anchorage, Alaska, you will work on complex projects involving innovative urban stormwater management and natural surface water systems, including sustainable green infrastructure planning studies; urban stormwater infrastructure design and infrastructure; hydrologic/hydraulic analysis; stream restoration; surface water, groundwater, watershed, and stormwater runoff monitoring/modeling; and coastal resiliency studies and planning.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

* Directing multi-disciplinary project teams;

* Performing and overseeing detailed hydrologic and hydraulic studies;

* Developing innovative green infrastructure solutions for the urban environment;

* Applying innovative hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software, from 1-D to 3-D transport models;

* In-stream and urban stormwater water quality monitoring and modeling;

* Field investigations and construction support services;

* Developing construction documents, including engineering drawings and technical specifications;

* Preparing erosion and sediment control designs;

* Interacting with client representatives;

* Task and project-level responsibility for scoping, performing, managing and delivering multiple concurrent project assignments;

* Consistent with our sell-manage-do business model, play a key role supporting lead generation, business development, staff development, and mentoring; and

* Help broaden our reputation via publishing and visibility at prominent industry conferences.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your current level of experience, you'll likely be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, staff management, and mentoring tasks. Here are some other things you should know about a typical Experienced Water Resources Engineer or Scientist position with Geosyntec:

* Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, defensive driving certification, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants

* Fieldwork: Up to 20%

* Overnight travel: Up to 20%

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


* BS degree in environmental or civil engineering, natural resources science, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline. (required)

* Advanced degree in environmental or civil engineering or natural resources science, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline. (preferred)

* At least 8 years of research or related experience. (preferred)

* Experience with modeling and design software tools such as EPA-SWMM, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, and ArcGIS. (preferred)

* Professional registration as a P.E. (Professional Engineer) within state guidelines. (required)

* Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, 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. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, 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, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. 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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