Fenstermaker is seeking a Senior Water Resource Engineer to join the team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and with a team on various engineering projects relating to (but not limited to) hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analysis, floodplain management and analysis and watershed planning. Projects and tasks will involve the use of various H&H engineering software as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.
Position can be based out of any Louisiana office.
Manage projects and coordinate with engineering team and clients on all aspects of project execution (proposal, budget, scope, meetings, analysis, design, presentation, utility coordination, specifications, reports, etc.)
Responsible for engineering calculations and drawings, field observations, preparing design reports and exhibits, developing 1D and 2D computer models, floodplain mapping and watershed planning.
Floodplain management leader, advisor and point of contact for flood risk assessments, mapping, reporting and communication to communities and stakeholders.
Develop complex hydrologic and hydraulic models and analysis.
Develop watershed master plans to protect communities from flooding, improve water quality and increase watershed resiliency.
Evaluate, analyze and develop conveyance systems for stormwater, flood protection, riverine, green infrastructure, urban and coastal projection systems and emergency planning.
Client Relationship Management-Act as a point of contact for customers on proposal development, presentations and technical issues.
Ensure new and existing clients receive the highest level of service.
Generate complete technical reports and proposal materials.
Provide review and oversight of project work and reports prepared by junior level staff members.
Coach, mentor and develop junior level engineers and staff.
What We Offer:
401 (K) with company match
Flexible work schedule
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Experience: 10+ years of experience in floodplain management, hydrology / hydraulics, water resources planning, H&H modeling, mapping and design.
Education: BS or MS in Hydrology, Civil Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Water Resource Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Watershed Scientist or related engineering degree required.
Professional Registration: Registered Professional Engineer with ability to reciprocity in Louisiana.
Certified Floodplain Manager a plus.
JOB RELATED & ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Technical background and expertise in floodplain management, watershed management and hydraulic modeling utilizing various modeling software
Experience working with GIS, HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS 1D and 2D, RAS Mapper, HEC-GeoHMS, HEC-GeoRAS and Floodplain Mapping.
FEMA guidelines and policies relating to flood risk analysis and mapping.
Relocate to Louisiana for this position preferred.
Participate in a local, regional and/or national water resources associations.
Effectively communicate in both verbal and written format with clients, colleagues, local, state and federal government agencies.
Thrive working in a team environment.
Internal Number: 201921
About C. H. Fenstermaker & Associates, L.L.C.
Fenstermaker is a well-respected, professional firm offering survey & mapping, engineering, environmental, and advanced technologies services including high-definition laser scanning and underwater acoustic imaging. By integrating our services, we give our clients the unique advantage of working with one company on projects requiring multiple disciplines. We prioritize innovation and efficiency. We deliver quality work and pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service. An unwavering commitment to these two principles have given Fenstermaker a solid foundation upon which to grow over the last 65 years. Ours is a reputable firm with a supportive, team-oriented culture.