Water Resources Engineer


Water Resources Engineer

@ Fenstermaker

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and with a team on various engineering projects relating to (but not limited to) hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analysis, floodplain management and analysis and watershed planning. Projects and tasks will involve the use of various H&H engineering software as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.



  • Responsible for engineering calculations and drawings, field observations, preparing design reports and exhibits, developing 1D and 2D computer models, floodplain mapping and watershed planning.
  • Floodplain management leader, advisor and point of contact for flood risk assessments, mapping, reporting and communication to communities and stakeholders.
  • Develop complex hydrologic and hydraulic models and analysis.
  • Develop watershed master plans to protect communities from flooding, improve water quality and increase watershed resiliency.
  • Evaluate, analyze and develop conveyance systems for stormwater, flood protection, riverine, green infrastructure, urban and coastal projection systems and emergency planning.

Business Development

  • Client Relationship Management-Act as a point of contact for customers on proposal development, presentations and technical issues.
  • Ensure new and existing clients receive the highest level of service. Leadership
  • Generate complete technical reports and proposal materials.
  • Provide review and oversight of project work and reports prepared by junior level staff members.
  • Coach, mentor and develop junior level engineers and staff.


  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering or related field (Hydrology, Agriculture, Environmental)
  • 5+ years of experience in floodplain management, hydrology / hydraulics, water resources planning, H&H modeling, mapping and design.
  •  Professional Engineer license in LA or ability to obtain license through reciprocity.
  • Technical background and expertise in floodplain management, watershed management and hydraulic modeling utilizing various modeling software
  • Experience working with GIS, HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS 1D and 2D, RAS Mapper, HEC-GeoHMS, HECGeoRAS and Floodplain Mapping.
  • Understanding and knowledge of FEMA guidelines and policies relating to flood risk analysis and mapping.

How to Apply:

Please apply at: https://www.fenstermaker.com/about-us/careers/

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Location: Any Louisiana Office
Date Posted: July 02, 2021
Application Deadline: August 02, 2021