Engineer- Surface Water

Location : Location US-VA-Virginia Beach
Bachelor's Degree
Employee Type


Job Description

Kimley-Horn, one of FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For," is looking for a passionate, creative, driven individual to join our surface water engineering team in Virginia Beach, VA! Our team is looking for a candidate who is willing to work at a dynamic pace and be an integral part of our team. This individual will provide water resources engineering support on a wide range of projects throughout Virginia, North Carolina, and beyond.


Kimley-Horn’s Core Purpose is to provide an environment for our people to flourish. Our Core Values are centered around honesty, integrity, and ethics. The surface water engineering team in Virginia Beach is invested in the growth of each team member, dedicated to creating a positive work culture, and committed to the success of the team. Kimley-Horn offers the opportunity to advance your career with the support of various industry leaders. We also offer other excellent benefits, including company-matched 401K plan, profit sharing, an impressive incentive bonus program, and more!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate can include but are not limited to:

Provide design and technical support for

  • stormwater system assessment, design projects, and plan development
  • watershed master planning / modeling
  • hydrologic and hydraulic analyses to investigate storm drainage issues like watershed restoration and dam safety analyses
  • preparing engineering and construction cost estimates


Requirements of a successful candidate include:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering (or related degree)
  • 1-2 years of experience in civil engineering, specifically stormwater management
  • EIT certification required

Preferred Experience of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Experience with drafting/mapping software such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, or ArcGIS
  • Experience with stormwater modeling software (HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, PCSWMM, etc.) in support of stormwater management design and planning projects
  • Experience with technical writing and compilation of results from engineering analyses
  • Experience with the design and implementation of stormwater management systems, including the preparation of detailed design documents and specifications
  • Understanding of principles of resiliency in the planning and implementation of stormwater infrastructure projects in preparation for rising sea levels and increases in rainfall intensity and duration

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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