Careers

Watershed Science & Engineering is committed to providing clients with advanced technical expertise strategically focused to meet their needs.  The desired candidate for the positions listed below will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work on or manage complex technically challenging water resource projects, and a genuine commitment to deliver excellent products to clients, on-time and within budget.  They also must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, the ability and desire to work in a team environment, and a passion to give back to the community.

Staff Level River Engineer / Fluvial Geomorphologist — WSE is seeking a staff level River Engineer / Fluvial Geomorphologist with 5 to 10 years of practical experience.   The preferred candidate will have, at a minimum an M.S. degree in engineering with significant project experience in hydrology, hydraulics, and fluvial geomorphology.  Fluvial geomorphologists that do not hold an engineering degree will be considered if they have appropriate project experience and demonstrate a solid understanding of stream and river hydrodynamic principles and processes.  The successful candidate must be able to contribute to WSE’s team of technical specialists to develop practical solutions to real-life stream and river engineering problems including flood hazard reduction, habitat rehabilitation or restoration, scour and erosion protection, and floodplain management.   Applicants must hold appropriate professional license(s).

Staff Level Hydrologist / Hydraulic Engineer — WSE is seeking a staff level Hydraulic Engineer / Hydrologist with 5 to 10 years of practical experience.   The preferred candidate will have, at a minimum an M.S. degree in engineering with significant project experience in hydrology, and hydraulics, including numerical modeling. To be considered a candidate must have applicable project experience and must demonstrate a solid understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic principles including watershed processes, stream and river hydrodynamics, and bridge and culvert hydraulics.  The successful candidate will fit in to WSE’s team of technical specialists to develop practical solutions to real-world hydraulic and hydrologic  problems including flood hazard reduction, stormwater management, reservoir operations, and floodplain management.   Applicants must hold appropriate professional license(s).

If you believe you would make an excellent member of the WSE team and would like to be considered for one of the positions listed above please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and copy of your college transcript, and a list of references to Jeff Johnson, P.E., President WSE.  Candidates that are invited to an in person interview will be asked to submit materials that demonstrate their technical writing proficiency.