Water Resources Engineer I

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Straughan Environmental Inc
Columbia, MD, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
0-2 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Water Resources Engineer I:

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan): is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors.

Straughan is committed to sustainable design: and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career:.

Straughan is currently seeking an Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer to join our Water Resources Engineering Business Unit:. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.


  • 0-4 years experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

Highly Desired:

  • Ability to work on large tasks involving mass transit/transportation projects in the DC metro area
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Erosion and sediment control design and permitting experience
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport modeling experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics analyses
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Shoreline protection design experience
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Low impact development (LID) and environmental site design (ESD) in Maryland
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans, and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certified

Desired Software Experience:

  • MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • WIN TR-55
  • WIN TR-20
  • Pond Pack
  • ArcMAP/GIS

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