Senior Hydraulic Civil Engineer (Seattle, WA)


Shannon & Wilson is accepting applications for a Senior Hydraulic Civil Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Responsibilities Include

  • Perform field assessments, stream and fluvial characterization, data collection and sampling of sediment, streamflow and water quality.
  • Manage technical field and engineering analysis and design tasks.
  • Perform engineering analyses and calculations.
  • Perform hydrologic, hydraulic and sediment analyses and modeling.
  • Write field assessment, hydrologic and hydraulic assessment and design technical reports.
  • Develop channel, pond, levee, bank protection, scour protection, grade control, fish passage, habitat log jam structure, culvert, floodplain mapping, bridge and tidegate hydraulic designs.
  • Develop and stamp plans and specifications.
  • Provide construction technical support to clients.
  • Interact and communicate with clients and staff.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon & Wilsons Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • BS. degree Civil/Hydraulic Engineering (or equivalent work experience), supported by B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 14+ years experience in areas noted below
  • Professional Engineering P.E. license in the state of work.
  • Working backgrounds in one or more of the following areas: open channel hydraulics and environmental river mechanics, sediment transport, fluvial and coastal geomorphology, coastal hydraulics, hydraulic structures, hydrology, civil design, project and construction management, survey, AutoCAD, Microstation and GIS experience.
  • Hydrologic modeling experience with HEC-1, HEC-HMS, GSSHA, HSPF, TR-55, TR-21, FFEQ, and SBUH and WMS.
  • Hydraulic modeling experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-RAS2D, and HEC-GeoRAS (minimum), other coastal and stormwater models a plus.
  • Self starter, creative individual with client service focus desired

Level Placement

Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Senior-Level Hydraulic Engineer typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Associate or Senior Associate level.

Shannon & Wilson is a 100-percent employee-owned, internationally recognized consulting firm dedicated to providing quality services in the fields of geotechnical engineering and the applied earth sciences. Founded in 1954, they have successfully completed projects of all sizes and budgets for both the public and private sectors throughout the US.

Shannon & Wilson provides local experience backed by national resources and expertise. They have a diverse staff of more than 300 engineers, they support personnel to provide flexible, rapid responses to clients’ needs. From 12 offices nationwide, Shannon & Wilson’s primary services encompass all aspects of geotechnical and environmental engineering.

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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