Water Resources Civil Engineer


Neel-Schaffer is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, client focused environment?

Neel-Schaffer has an opportunity for a Water Resources/Hydrology/Hydraulic Civil Engineer to join our growing engineering firm. This position will be based within the southeastern United States, with options for North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, or Alabama.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual looking for career growth and possessing good leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. You will be a part of the Engineering Team and will assist other teams as project and client demands dictate. Typical projects to be worked on include various types of drainage, flood control, bridge hydraulic studies/designs, bridge scour analyses, storm water management studies, and design/contract plans for flood control and storm water infrastructure projects.

Neel-Schaffer is an Engineering News-Record Top 500 engineering design, planning and construction management firm. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits that include health insurance and a matching 401(k) savings plan.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain licensure within 6 months.
  • Ability to become licensed in multiple states.
  • 3 to 10 years of experience with technical work in Water Resources/Hydrology/ Hydraulics.
  • Strong communication, analytical skills, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize.
  • Advanced knowledge of latest hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling programs, including GIS-based applications.
    Experience with Microstation (and/or GEOPAK/OpenRoads) and AutoCAD (and/or Civil 3D), StormCad, and ArcGIS is preferred.
  • Ability to perform a limited amount of field work, including drainage investigations, topographic surveying, drainage asset inventorying, etc.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite.

Equal Opportunity Employer