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Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects is currently seeking a Hydraulics and Hydrology Engineer with 4-8 years of experience to support our Railroad Division in our Kansas City, MO office. As part of our team, you will perform analysis and design as a Project Engineer on difficult to complex water resource related projects for our rail clients and support the work of other divisions within the firm as requested.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide project engineering and task management on water resources design projects

Supervise and delegate work to junior engineers and support staff as necessary to manage specific hydraulic engineering tasks within larger complex projects

Conduct stormwater collection systems modeling and design

Perform floodplain, inundation, and hydrologic studies

Perform sediment transport and scour analyses to support water resources projects

Assist in water resources permitting efforts

Collect, evaluate, and present data in technical reports and oral presentations

Assist in the preparation of engineering plans and specifications for design of detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities and other hydraulic structures

Work independently and within multidisciplinary teams of geomorphologists, biologists, planners, emergency managers, and additional hydraulic and water resources engineers

Contribute to business development, marketing, and proposal preparation efforts

Required Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience with HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, GEO-RAS, storm drain system analysis

Strong background in surface water hydraulics and hydrology as well as applying this technical knowledge to address client needs, meet deliverables, and train junior staff;

Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3d and/or Microstation

Team-oriented individual who is eager to lead and manage projects

Required Experience

Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering

Master’s degree in with an emphasis in Water Resources (or related) is preferred

4-8 years of increasingly-responsible, professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of water resource related projects

Missouri Professional Engineer License, or ability to obtain within 6 months

Please note that Wilson & Company is not currently sponsoring applicants for work visas.

“Please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and false emails that are not coming directly from our company. Any legitimate contact will only come from representatives with an email address. For an official list of job openings, please go to our company website:”

About Us:

Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 16 offices in 10 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, state, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.

The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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