Civil/Water Resources Engineer

Job Locations: 
Massachusetts - Springfield

*GZA will not pay relocation expenses for this position. Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements, or live within a commutable distance of Springfield, MA.*

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is seeking a Civil/Water Resources Engineer in our Springfield, Massachusetts office to support our Civil Engineering and Water Resources Team. We are actively interviewing candidates now with an anticipated start date in August-September 2017. A strong academic record, civil engineering skills, hydrology and hydraulics analytical skills, and a willingness to travel locally and regionally are essential for this position. The ideal candidate will grow and invest their professional career in the Connecticut River Valley.

As a Civil/Water Resources Engineer, you will manage and work on a wide variety of exciting projects including, but not limited to: land and water resources development design; lake and pond restoration (dredging) design; flood control / dam inspections and design; flood studies and riverine modeling; and stormwater management studies/design/permitting. You will also assist with the technical execution of projects amongst a team of dedicated project managers and principals.

Key Duties:

• Perform field tasks including land and bathymetric surveys, site reconnaissance and explorations, sampling, inspections, and construction observation.
• Conduct hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, prepare site grading and utility designs, prepare feasibility studies, and develop recommendations.
• Prepare engineering inspection, feasibility, and design reports.
• Prepare construction and bid documents including drawings, specifications, and construction cost estimates.
• Conduct construction contractor observation and work with contractors to interpret construction documents.
• Conduct field and office QA/QC responsibilities.


• Bachelor of Science degree required; Master of Science degree preferred, in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Environmental Engineering with a background or strong academic training in civil engineering, surface water hydrology, open channel hydraulics, watershed management, and associated physical/earth sciences related to civil engineering.
• EIT certification required, with desire to progress to P.E. within reasonable timeframe if not already acquired.
• 4+ years’ relevant experience.
• Highly motivated self-starter with a professional attitude.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to prepare clear and concise letters, memoranda, technical reports, proposals, and figures.
• Strong computer skills including a solid foundation in MS Office applications.
• Academic training, previous work experience, or the ability to learn various hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (e.g., HECHMS, HECRAS, FLO2D, HydroCAD, StormCAD, CulvertMaster, etc.). AutoCAD/Civil 3D and ArcView are considered essential for this project management and engineering position.
• Ability to travel at local and regional levels.
• Competency in one or more technical or professional disciplines.
• Construction experience is a requirement; OSHA 10-hour Construction training is a plus.
• 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training is a plus.

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.</p>

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