Professional Engineer position that provides engineering services and makes engineering decisions for a section that supports the success of one or more of the District's strategic programs. Engineering services and decisions are based on a comprehensive knowledge and consistent application of theories, precepts, concepts, and practices related to hydraulic and hydrologic engineering. The incumbent plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of moderate to complex engineering projects or processes. Additionally, the incumbent performs work that requires the application of both conventional and innovative engineering practices. He/she receives direction from the supervisor for complex or unfamiliar problems and developments, and work products are reviewed to ensure the application of sound engineering judgment. The incumbent is responsible for keeping his/her immediate supervisor current on the status of deliverables and assignments and for providing technical coaching to less seasoned engineering staff.
This position is responsible for conducting canal and structure capacity studies; performing level of service evaluations of watersheds; performing flow rating analyses of spillways, culverts and pumping stations; analyzing and evaluating hydraulic and hydrologic data; maintaining and enhancing the District’s FLOW program; developing computer programs for hydraulic and hydrologic engineering computations; preparing or reviewing the hydraulic designs of water control structures, impoundments, canals and pipelines; managing contracts for engineering services; and developing effective working relationships with team members.
This Position may be filled at the Staff Engineer or Engineering Specialist 4 level.
Employment Guidelines: Engineer Staff: Typically has Bachelors' degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program is required and at least 4+ years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within the water resources engineering discipline and can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced engineering degree.
Licenses: State of Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required. A valid State of Florida Driver's license is required.
Engineering Specialist 4: Typically has Bachelors' degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 4+ years’ experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives.
Licenses: Incumbent continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer license by receipt of Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation and continuing to accumulate acceptable experience for work time licensure requirements. A valid State of Florida Driver's license is required.
We encourage you to get to know us better. For more information about our organization, this opportunity and to apply online, please visit www.sfwmd.gov/careers. Job Reference: 2157BR. The SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.