Hydraulics & Hydrology Engineer


Neel-Schaffer seeks a Project Engineer to join our water resources team in New Orleans or Baton Rouge, LA. Qualified candidates will have the ability to collaborate with team members in other states/communities as well as with state and local governmental agency clients in the preparation of hydrologic and hydraulic reports, studies, models and design.

Neel-Schaffer employs a highly qualified team of professionals skilled in a variety of water resources and engineering disciplines. This multi-disciplinary approach allows for a more holistic blend of experience and services to meet every client’s water resources needs. Neel-Schaffer comprises 500+ employees and offices in 9 states and 37 locations. Engineering News-Record has listed Neel-Schaffer among the Top 250 Design Firms in the United States every year since 1994.

The Project Engineer will be responsible for:

  • H&H modeling of streams, rivers, watersheds, drainage systems and other water conveyance systems and features.
  • Preparing reports, studies, models and designs related to H&H analysis.
  • Working with senior-level H&H engineers to learn and enhance modeling skills.
  • Working with a multi-disciplined team to execute project deliverables for clients.
  • Coordination of subconsultants.
  • Project/task scheduling.
  • Design and cost estimating.
  • Interaction with clients.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited university/program
  • Course work with emphasis on hydrology, hydraulics and water resources
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Louisiana
  • Proficiency in Microstation or AutoCad
  • Experience with hydrology and hydraulic analysis software, specifically HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in consulting engineering with focus on H&H projects
  • CADD/GIS software experience
  • Experience with two-dimensional hydraulic modeling software

Equal Opportunity Employer