Stormwater/Water Resources Project Engineer
Kansas City, MO 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
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Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

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Stormwater/Water Resources Project Engineer - Kansas/Missouri Offices (KC-MO, Topeka, Wichita, Manhattan, KC-KS)

We are looking for a Water Resources Project Engineer with experience successfully delivering a broad range of water resource projects. Some projects will include standalone water resources projects that include drainage studies, watershed modeling, floodplain mapping and conceptual alternatives analysis. Other projects will include integration with design components, including flood mitigation, stormwater master planning, waterway restoration, water quality BMPs and stormwater design. Additional projects will function as a support for design of Transportation projects across the company.

Responsibilities will include hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of open channels, dams, levees and closed storm drainage systems; design components of open channels, culverts, bridges and storm sewer infrastructure; scour analysis and streambank stabilization; and flood inundation mapping. In this role you will contribute to a collaborative team environment.

The Impact You Will Have:
  • Perform hydraulic and hydrology (H&H) analyses for a wide variety of projects
  • Evaluate stormwater-related design components for a variety of projects
  • Prepare written reports in conformance with client and industry standards
  • Assist with the development of floodplain maps
  • Assist with plan production related to drainage design, stormwater management and detention facilities, water quality, quantities and specifications
  • Contribute to project goals and milestones and monitor project progress
  • Assist in preparation of specifications and cost estimates for a wide variety of stormwater design and planning projects
  • Ensure the development of high-quality engineering documents
  • Adhere to all internal procedures for quality control, documentation, and project tracking
  • Assist with project pursuits
What We Are Looking For:
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering or related discipline required
  • 4-9 years of water resources experience
  • PE License preferred
  • A history of progressive responsibility in floodplain management, water resources or stormwater design including:
    • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling programs such as: HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, EPA-SWMM, PC-SWMM, HY-8, StormCAD, CivilStorm, Watershed Modeling System (WMS), Surface Modeling System (SMS)/SRH-2D, FHWA Hydraulic Toolbox, CUHP, and FLO-2D.
    • Experience with GIS Applications including ArcPro, ArcMap and ESRI Products
    • Experience with plan production software including AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/OpenRoads
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • A track-record for adhering to project budgets and schedules
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, work on, and advance multiple projects simultaneously
  • A desire to learn and strengthen skills
  • Strong understanding of local, state, regional, and federal requirements and design standards
  • Experience developing FEMA flood risk products per FEMA guidance and specifications is desired
  • Experience developing storm water management plans and water quality designs is desired
  • Experience with plan production related to transportation projects that adhere to KDOT or MoDOT standards and requirements is desired


Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 9 years
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