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Water Resources Engineer

Water Resources Engineer

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Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance.  Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years! 


Gannett Fleming is looking for a Water Resources Engineer to join our Fairfax officeGannett Fleming is recognized as a national leader in transportation, providing a comprehensive range of services for major transportation systems and facilities – from planning, engineering, and design through construction management. The firm is consistently ranked among the country’s top engineering firms by Engineering News-Record; it is currently #16 among the Top 50 in Transportation firms. Furthermore, its highway and bridge projects are recognized time and again with both regional and national awards. Its key services include highway, bridge, traffic, transportation systems operations and ITS, incident/emergency management, toll facility, and tunnel design, as well as Design-Build delivery.



  • The engineer will gain experience over time under supervision of a professional engineer and will be required to perform the following services:
  • Provide design and drafting support for Water Resources aspects of highway design, site, and facility projects including storm drain systems, SWM facilities, dams, streams, erosion and sediment control and other related aspects.
  • Assist in performing hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and technical writing in order to prepare reports and permit applications, including those for wetland and waterway construction, stormwater management and erosion and sediment control.
  • Assist in performing field reviews of project sites to determine existing conditions to aid in the project design.
  • Provide technical assistance for other design projects as needed, including stream restorations and bridge scour studies



  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, emphasis in water resources or environmental engineering required
  • E.I.T. Strongly Preferred
  • 3-5 years of transportation related experience including grading, storm drain systems, culverts, open channel flow, dams, streams, stormwater management (SWM), and erosion and sediment control
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, MicroStation and related Bentley programs is preferred
  • Experience with HEC-RAS, StormCAD or other water resource related programs is a plus
  • Must be able to learn, understand and be able to apply Virginia and Federal design codes, AASHTO, VDOT Highway Drainage Manual, VA DEQ Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.


No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.