Transportation Drainage Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/13/2024 10:29 AM)
Bachelor's Degree


Kimley-Horn's West Palm Beach, Florida (FL) office is seeking a Civil Engineer with 4+ years of experience to join their Surface Transportation team! This is not a remote position.


  • Support our growing Surface Transportation practice and will require working on drainage engineering and project managemnt tasks for large and small-scale, public and private transportation projects
  • The candidate will develop concepts, preliminary engineering and final design for FDOT, municiple, and local agency projects.
  • Work in a dynamic team environment on a range of projects including surface water management studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, analysis and design, flood studies, bridge hydraulics, green infrastructure planning and design
  • Prepare Hydraulic/Hydrology studies, drainage reports, design documents, and design plans and specifications for transportation projects
  • Technical writing in the form of memorandums, feasibility studies, regulatory submittals (including CLOMR/LOMR submittals to FEMA), and master plans
  • Assist with developing scopes of work, associated budgets,preparing final design plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates
  • You will flourish on both building meaningful internal and external professional relationships
  • You will work closely and collaboratively with other industry leading professionals, various jurisdictions, and contractors


  • 4+ years of relevant roadway/highway drainage design experienc
  • Municipal roadway drainage design experience required, FDOT experience desirable
  • Working knowledge of local agency and FDOT design standards and specifications
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License
  • Proficent in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
  • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS (ArcHydro experience a plus), ICPR4, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), and SWMM
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners including clients, sub-consultants, and utility companies
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated; sense of urgency to produce high quality work
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the potential/desire to lead a practice and manage clients and a team

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!


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