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Senior Water Resources Engineer


Shumaker Consulting Engineering & Land Surveying, D.P.C., a professional engineering and land surveying firm headquartered in Binghamton, NY, is seeking Water Resource Engineers for our new Cleveland, Ohio office as well as various regional office locations. Our firm, established in 1956 and reincorporated in 1992 under the leadership of Linda M. Shumaker, P.E., is recognized as a leading Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in NY. We are proud to announce the firm is now certified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and WBE with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). This is an exciting time to join our growing team! Our nimble size and niche service areas including water resources, geomatics, permitting, and transportation will provide exceptional candidates ample opportunities for a rewarding work experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
▪ Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for floodplain analysis and mapping, flood mitigation, bridge design, stream restoration, and scour assessments
▪ Contribute to and lead technical discussions with regulatory agencies, clients, the general public, and construction professionals
▪ General understanding of project budgets, schedule, and ability to work with multi-disciplinary staff to deliver engineering reports and designs, particularly those in riverine settings
▪ Prepare final plans, technical specifications, and cost estimates for civil engineering projects, particularly stream restoration projects
▪ Prepare final reports and memorandums documenting technical analyses
▪ Marketing of professional services, proposal writing, cost estimating, and project scheduling
▪Ability to build client relationships and generate new business opportunities through strong interpersonal and communication skills
▪ Technical guidance and mentoring for junior staff in their project work and development
Minimum Qualifications:
▪ Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Watershed Science, or other field related to water resources;
▪ Excellent written communication skills with demonstrated history of authoring reports of varying complexity for technical and non-technical audiences;
▪ Experience and comfort leading meetings with diverse stakeholders and public speaking;
▪ Technical background and expertise in the following:
▪ Hydrologic modeling using software including HEC-HMS and HydroCAD
▪ Hydraulic modeling using software including HEC-RAS and SWMM
▪ Hydraulic design including estimates of scour potential, streambank stabilization design, stormwater management, and sediment and erosion control
▪ Understanding of geomorphic and biological processes in riverine systems
▪ Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams;
▪ Experience preparing Bid Documents including technical specifications and drawings;
▪ Understanding of design and permitting process for riverine projects;
▪ Fluency in ESRI ArcGIS, particularly spatial analyst and 3D analyst extensions;
▪ Interest and desire to develop into a project manager for water resources projects.
Preferred Qualifications:
▪ Strong preference for Professional Engineer licensed in New York and Ohio or able to become licensed in New York, Ohio, and other northeastern states within six months;
▪ Master of Science in Civil Engineering or Geology -or- four years of professional experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, applied geomorphology, sediment transport analyses, and/or bio-engineering, stream restoration, and fish passage design;
▪ Experience managing multi-disciplinary projects, developing project opportunities, preparing detailed scopes of work, and preparing competitive proposals;
▪ Fluency in AutoCAD Civil3D, particularly three-dimensional surface modeling;
▪ Experience with two-dimensional hydraulic models including HEC-RAS and SRH-2D; and,
▪ Experience administering construction phases of projects, including serving as Resident Project Representative, managing and approving submittals, and preparing and administering Change Orders and responses to Requests for Information.
▪ 401k Match Program
▪ Health Insurance
▪ Dental Insurance
▪ Vision Insurance
▪ Life/LTD Insurance
▪ Paid Holidays
▪ Paid Sick/Personal Leave
▪ Paid Vacation
▪ Flexible work schedule
▪ Tuition Reimbursement
Phone – (607) 798-8081
Fax – (607) 798-8186
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