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Water Resources Engineer in Fairfax, VA , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming is looking for a Water Resources Engineer to join our Fairfax officeGannett Fleming is recognized as a national leader in transportation, providing a comprehensive range of services for major transportation systems and facilities – from planning, engineering, and design through construction management. The firm is consistently ranked among the country’s top engineering firms by Engineering News-Record; it is currently #16 among the Top 50 in Transportation firms. Furthermore, its highway and bridge projects are recognized time and again with both regional and national awards. Its key services include highway, bridge, traffic, transportation systems operations and ITS, incident/emergency management, toll facility, and tunnel design, as well as Design-Build delivery.


  • The engineer will gain experience over time under supervision of a professional engineer and will be required to perform the following services:
  • Provide design and drafting support for Water Resources aspects of highway design, site, and facility projects including storm drain systems, SWM facilities, dams, streams, erosion and sediment control and other related aspects.
  • Assist in performing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and technical writing in order to prepare reports and permit applications, including those for wetland and waterway construction, stormwater management and erosion and sediment control.
  • Assist in performing field reviews of project sites to determine existing conditions to aid in the project design.
  • Provide technical assistance for other design projects as needed, including stream restorations and bridge scour studies


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, emphasis in water resources or environmental engineering required
  • E.I.T. Strongly Preferred
  • 3-5 years of transportation related experience including grading, storm drain systems, culverts, open channel flow, dams, streams, stormwater management (SWM), and erosion and sediment control
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, MicroStation and related Bentley programs is preferred
  • Experience with HEC-RAS, StormCAD or other water resource related programs is a plus
  • Must be able to learn, understand and be able to apply Virginia and Federal design codes, AASHTO, VDOT Highway Drainage Manual, VA DEQ Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve.

We believe in innovation and social responsibility.

We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide.

We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality.

We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work.

We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. 
No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4539