Senior FEMA/ Water Resources Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Atkins North America, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Raleigh, NC Water Resource Group as a Senior Water Resources Engineer.


Atkins is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Water Resources Engineer with a background in Water Resources Engineering, a specialty in Hydraulic Modeling and 5-10+ years' experience. The Water Resources Group projects range from flood studies, floodplain modeling and mapping, dam and dyke breach analysis, drainage improvements to storm drain design, structure crossings inspections and analysis (BSR/CSRs), and stream/outfall restoration. This position will provide technical assistance for multiple geographical areas, with occasional travel and online coordination with water resources staff throughout the United States and globally.

  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic modeling using software including WinTR-55/TR-20, HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS. Experience with modeling software such as HEC-RAS2D, TUFLOW2D, XPSWMM, SRH-2D, ICPR and/or other 2D software a big plus. Experience with Microstation and Geopak drainage is also desired but not required.
  • Preparation of technical analysis studies and reports and presentation to clients/public.
  • Collection and analysis of field data, as-built plans and engineering reports to establish existing conditions and identify critical areas for design criteria.
  • Design of stormwater management systems for water quality and quantity control.
  • Preparation of drainage, soil erosion and sediment control, utility relocation, right-of-way, staging and construction plans, specifications and engineering estimates for water resources and transportation projects.
  • Dam inspection and hazard classification analysis; experience here is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State and local jurisdiction design standards and permitting regulations a big plus.

Additional Opportunities
  • Technical mentoring, management and development of junior design and engineering staff, commensurate with experience.
  • Technical training and enrichment, conference attendance/presentation.
  • Development of client marketing skills.


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