Water Resources Modeler

Tetra Tech

Atlanta, GA, US

Our Atlanta, GA office is seeking a Water Resources Modeler to support a variety of projects related to water quality, watershed management, sustainable infrastructures, and estuarine and coastal modeling. In this position, you will apply various types of modeling (hydrodynamic and hydraulic, watershed, lake/river/estuary/coastal, water quality, sediment transport, and/or computational fluid dynamics) to assist clients with watershed planning, environmental compliance, design studies, floodplain management, and total maximum daily load development.

Our Atlanta office is comprised of over 50 professionals, working in a highly collaborative environment, focusing on water resources solutions for local, state, and federal agencies. We are a full-service team that provides project life-cycle solutions through hydrodynamic modeling, watershed assessments and planning, best management practice (BMP) recommendations, design (infrastructure, BMPs, stormwater control measures, dams, smart site design), landscape architecture, construction oversight, water quality sampling, and trend monitoring. We are continually innovating; such as developing 3-dimensional models for complex hydraulic problems, new methods for performing geomorphic assessments, modernizing data collection, and leading-edge BMP design solutions. We are proud of our expertise in regional water quality issues, having been involved in the Georgia Comprehensive State-wide Water Management Plan since 2008. Our team incorporates a “research, develop, and execute” approach that results in real-world solutions that are efficient and sustainable.

More About This Role: 
Your responsibilities will include: 
  • Conduct research related to watershed modeling and water quality management studies
  • Analyze watershed, hydrodynamic, and water quality data using GIS and statistical techniques
  • Lead and support model setup, calibration, validation, and application
  • Develop or prepare descriptive charts, figures/maps and tables/matrices 
  • Prepare memos and reports to contribute to project documentation and deliverables
  • Compile and compute a variety of data; catalog and manage database 
  • Prepare computer programming scripts 
  • Conduct quality control and assurance 
  • Support field analysis of watershed resources (upland, wetland, riparian and stream channel areas) 
You’ll Bring These Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in water resources or civil/environmental engineering with EIT or HIT certification and 2-5 years of related experience
  • Experience conducting hydraulic, hydrodynamic, water quality, sediment modeling, and computational fluid dynamics studies using public and propietary domain tools (e.g., HSPF/LSPC, SWMM, EFDC/Delft3D, WASP, SWAT, iCPR4, OpenFOAM/FLOW3D)
  • Knowledge of computer programming language; R and Python experience preferred 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and ArcGIS 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in emerging topics in water resources
What We Can Offer You: 
  • Collaborative work environment and advancement opportunities
  • Flexibility that allows our employees to balance quality work and their personal lives
  • Competitive benefits package and learning and development opportunities 
  • Free access to on-site Fitness Center
  • Office location one mile from Atlanta Braves Stadium, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and great restaurants and schools
  • Easy access to I-285 and I-75
About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—20,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.
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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
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