Engineer position that provides engineering services for a section that supports the success of one or more of the District's strategic programs. Engineering services are based on a comprehensive knowledge and consistent application of theories, precepts, concepts, and practices related to hydraulic and hydrologic engineering. The incumbent performs 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.
This position is responsible for supporting 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; and developing effective working relationships with team members.
Ideally, the incumbent should be knowledgeable of and have some experience in the following: developing, calibrating, and maintaining flow rating equations for various types of water control facilities (pumps, spillways, weirs, and culverts); extracting data from DBHydro, DCVP, and other SFWMD databases; resolving data verification and analysis problems; interpreting design and as-built drawings; reviewing the hydraulic and hydrologic designs of major water control structures; and developing, applying, and interpreting the results of hydrologic and hydraulic models that are based on standard software such as HECRAS, HECHMS, MIKE11, MIKESHE, etc.
This Position may be filled at the Engineering Specialist 1 Level.
Engineering Specialist 2: Typically has bachelor’s degree from an ABET/EAC- accredited program, preference will be given to candidates with an advanced engineering degree, and at least 1 year of experience that (i) demonstrates measurable career progression within the water resources engineering discipline, and (ii) can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives.
Engineering Specialist 1: Typically has bachelor’s degree from an ABET/EAC- accredited program and less than 1 year of experience.
A valid State of Florida Driver's License is required.
Applicants must attain an Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training certification by either the State of Florida or a reciprocal jurisdiction. Applicants who have not attained these credentials may still be considered but must obtain them within six (6) months of the initial date of employment.
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: 2279BR. The SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.