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Water Resources Engineer  Las Vegas, NV  : 7/5/2022
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Take Your Design Career to the Next Level 

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Design team is looking for you! From bridge and structural engineering to civil, electrical, mechanical, and process engineering, Kleinfelder's collaborative Design Services create synergy across multiple disciplines.  


Step into Your New Role 

Kleinfelder is seeking motivated candidates for Water Resources design projects performed for a variety of public agencies and private clients. Work will be performed under the guidance of an experienced project manager and will include collaboration with other designers and engineers. The successful candidate is expected to perform engineering tasks in the civil engineering field through application of relevant design criteria and standards, code requirements, analysis methods, and approval processes.
  • Perform calculations for drainage design, including spread, pipe and swale capacity, hydraulic grade line, and shear stress
  • Perform design/computations for stormwater management design, including HEC-1, Rational Method, HEC-RAS, WSPG detention modeling, and non-structural BMP modeling
  • Prepare reports and analyses for drainage and stormwater designs
  • Design and analyze erosion and sediment control practices
  • Prepare plans and details illustrating designs for drainage, stormwater, and erosion and sediment control
  • Review and comment on water resource related elements of project plans
  • Perform investigation, analysis, and reporting on water resource and drainage related studies
  • Perform quantity take-offs and cost estimates
  • Interpret and apply local, state, and federal code requirements to designs
  • Collaborate with team members to develop and adhere to submission schedules
  • Conduct site walk-throughs to determine compliance with approved designs
  • Attend office and field meetings and perform field inspections and investigations
  • Support other design activities as necessary
  • Minimum 2 years of stormwater, drainage, and hydraulic design experience. 
  • 4-year degree from ABET accredited higher education institution in an engineering related field
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite and CAD software (MicroStation or AutoCAD). Experience with Open Roads or Civil 3D, and HydroCAD are desired
  • Ability to plan and organize work, analyze and solve problems, and prepare and support comprehensive designs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Attention to detail, responsiveness, and the ability to maintain focused concentration
  • Additional Considerations (Not required but will be considered in determining compensation): EIT or PE certification
  • Valid driver's license with demonstrated safe driving practices

Move Forward with Kleinfelder 

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver. 


Progress with an Employer that Values You 

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following: 


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. 


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program. 


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) 



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.  




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