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Drainage Engineer

Regular Full TimeMaitland, FL, US6 days agoRequisition ID: 2188Apply Are we the road to your future? Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction ManagementWe are currently searching for a talented Drainage Engineer to support our growing Southeast Region. This position will be based in Maitland, FL, and we will be considering hybrid opportunities for the right candidate. The successful candidate will assist a team of Engineers, Planners, Scientists, and other Professional and Support staff on a variety of projects including drainage design, engineering studies, transportation infrastructure, and environmental and sustainable projects. What you’ll be doing:

  • Collecting and analyzing data for inclusion in Project Plans and reports
  • Using computer engineering software to design stormwater management and storm drain systems, as well as soil erosion and sediment control systems
  • Analyzing and designing hydrologic and hydraulic models for Transportation Improvement projects
  • Permitting with different Regulatory and Water Management agencies
  • Assisting and preparing project plans using the latest CADD software including but not limited to MicroStation, OpenRoads, Civil3D, AutoCADD, among others
  • Contributing to the preparation and/or modification of considerable scope and complexity engineering reports and calculations for a wide variety of projects
  • Preparing and assisting in the preparation of project construction details, quantities, cost estimates and project specifications
  • Reviewing project quantity estimates, details, and check calculations and drawings for compliance to project requirements
  • Preparing and assisting with the preparation of project schedules
  • Collaborating across multiple disciplines, subconsultants, and other professionals to successfully deliver quality projects within budget and schedule
  • Overseeing project design activities, supervising production efforts, and mentoring junior level support staff and other designers
  • Performing other professional, management, marketing and networking duties as assigned

 What you need to have (or would make you stand out):

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering (Master’s in water resources fields a plus)
  • Valid Professional Engineering Licensure (P.E.) in Florida preferred or the ability to acquire it within 6 months
  • 4 - 6 years of relative/progressive drainage/water resources and FDOT experience
  • Experience with MicroStation, Geopak, Civil3D, Storm CAD, ORD, ICPR, HEC-RAS, GIS and/or SUDA software
  • Previous FDOT Drainage design experience and strong knowledge of FDOT standards and procedures
  • Previous experience with Florida DEP and Water Management Districts
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment

 Volkert Perks: 

  • We offer a flexible workplace schedule which includes flexible hours, hybrid, and in-office positions 
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

 The words from our President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.  “For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”– Thomas A. Hand, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services. #LI-HF1 #LI-Hybrid