Water Resources Engineer
Dallas, TX  / Fort Worth, TX 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is currently in need of a Water Resources Engineer to work as a member of our North Texas Water Business Group in either our Dallas, TX or Fort Worth, TX office locations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop hydrologic and hydraulic models including 1D/2D models to support planning and design level projects. This for a wide range of flood and erosion mitigation projects that includes flood risk assessments, flood control, stream and banks stabilization and restoration, complex culverts and bridges, dam breach, detention design, and design of urbanized storm drain collection systems.
  • Develop engineering design packages for construction including plans, specifications, cost estimates, and contract documents.
  • Perform water resources master planning studies including multi-objective watershed-wide flood, erosion, and/or water quality master plans.
  • Preparation of technical and non-technical reports and presentations including visualization of data.
  • Identify flood mitigation grant funding project opportunities and provide technical support for application processes.
  • Task-level management, leading and directing technical staff, as well as hands-on project engineering for all phases on a wide variety of water resource projects.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required
  • PE License
  • 4+ years of experience in water resources/stormwater engineering required
  • Proficient in 1D hydrologic and hydraulic modeling including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS (including RAS Mapper).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software suite, GIS and/or AutoCAD and/or Microstation and Geopak by Bentley.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and good internal review processes (attention to detail)
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

Preferred Qualifications

  • Civil 3D experience preferred
  • 2D experience preferred
  • Transportation drainage experience preferred


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Dallas
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Fort Worth
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Stormwater / Wet Weather
Job Posting: Aug 15, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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