Project Water Resources Engineer or Scientist
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Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place to grow your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic innovative firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Project Water Resources Engineer or Scientist in Tallahassee, Florida, you will work on complex projects involving innovative stormwater management and natural surface water systems, including NPDES permitting support, hydrologic/hydraulic analyses/studies, water quality assessments and restoration efforts, surface water, watershed, and stormwater runoff monitoring/modeling, and Clean Water Act regulatory support. You will join a growing team of skilled and dedicated water resources professionals with the opportunity to drive innovation in technical practice areas, work collaboratively with our valued clients and project teams, and help us build a diverse portfolio in established and new practice areas.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


  • Manage and report to ATM's Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) clients and other municipal clients in Florida;
  • Ability to build consensus among diverse stakeholder;
  • Provide analyses, documents, and reports in the areas of NPDES permitting, total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), basin management action plans (BMAPs), reasonable assurance plans (RAPs), other water quality restoration plans, impaired water assessments, and water quality data analyses;
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies on permitting and water quality-related issues;
  • Advocate for clients with regulatory agencies and at public meetings;
  • Develop training materials to further compliance with NPDES and other regulatory programs;
  • Develop, maintain, and update municipal separate storm sewer (MS4) permit compliance guidance and reporting documents;
  • Manage complex project budgets;
  • Manage large datasets;
  • Interact with client representatives;
  • Scope, perform, manage, and deliver multiple concurrent project assignments at both task and project-levels;
  • Consistent with our sell-manage-do business model, play a role supporting lead generation, business development, staff development, and mentoring; and
  • Help broaden our reputation via publishing and visibility at prominent industry conferences.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your current level of experience, you may be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, and staff mentoring tasks.

Here are some other things you should know about a typical practitioner position with Geosyntec:

  • Training: This position requires defensive driving certification, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants. Additionally, training may be provided in the area of stormwater inspection, operation, and maintenance.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 10%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 20%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental or civil engineering, natural resources science, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline (required)
  • Advanced degree in environmental or civil engineering or natural resources science, with emphasis on water resources or closely related discipline (preferred)
  • Professional registration (i.e., P.E., P.G. CPESC, CPSWG) (preferred)


  • At least 7 years of research or related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience (required)
  • Understanding of NPDES MS4 and other NPDES permit programs and associated regulations (required)
  • Experience/knowledge in stormwater systems and stormwater best management practices (BMPs) (required)
  • Experience/knowledge relative to water quality and responses of surface waters to pollutant loading (required)
  • Experience/knowledge of stormwater event sampling and data analyses (preferred)
  • Competence using geographic information systems (GIS) (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


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