Entry Level Water Resources Engineer

Gainesville, VA, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
0-2 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Dewberry is currently seeking an Entry Level Water Resources Engineer in our Gainesville, VA office to perform water resources engineering related work.  Individual will perform preliminary and final design of water resources infrastructure projects including stormwater management facilities, best management practices, dams & reservoirs, stormwater conveyance systems and stream/outfall restoration. Individual will also perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and computations for storm water management and watershed master planning, floodplain studies, dam break studies, stream restoration, and water quality studies.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required, Master's degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, and stormwater management, floodplain and dam safety
  • Knowledge of floodplain delineation, storm water management, culvert and bridge hydraulics, and drainage design.
  • Previous internship(s) preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

* Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

* At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.