RK&K is currently hiring a Water Resources Engineer to work in our Wilmington DE office (or split time between Philadelphia and Delaware). As a Project Engineer you will utilize and advance your skills in Green Infrastructure, Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, Hydrology & Hydraulics Design, Watershed Studies, and Environmental Restoration and Stabilization. This is a position for future leaders! As an Engineer at RK&K you will work under the tutelage of our highly experienced leadership and become a world class Engineering Project Manager.
Develop, evaluate design stormwater management facilities to support commercial, industrial, residential, or public works infrastructure projects across RK&K’s vast portfolio
Develop water system analysis and modeling for water system and storage design
Floodplain analysis using HEC-RAS
Proactively deliver a wide range of water resource projects including river and stream remediation, shoreline stabilization including living shorelines, stream crossings, scour analysis, storm water systems, flood studies, watershed plans, and erosion/sediment control, in accordance with the scope, schedule, and budget set by the project manager.
Provide excellent client services with a focus on quality and timeliness
Meet and work directly with other design team members including project manager, project engineers, design technicians, drafters, surveyors, contractors, inspectors, public agency officials, and clients.
Develop civil engineering plans using AutoDesk Civil3D, MicroStation, GeoPak and GIS while applying knowledge of local, state, and federal design standards
Provide office and site visit support for projects in construction
Detail project analysis and prepare permit applications for oversight agencies to address the full range of environmental issues and conditions associated with water resources projects
Lead tasks, plan budgets, manage subcontractors
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
“RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana”
RK&K ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information, require special assistance for persons with disabilities, or limited English proficiency, you may contact Human Resources at (410)728-2900.
Required Skills and Experience
Four (4) to six (6) years’ experience in Water Resources Engineering/Design
Excellent Communication skills and attention to details with a team-work attitude is a must
Experience with preparation of construction plans and specifications,
Floodplain analysis utilizing HEC-RAS software,
Experience with MicroStation, AutoCAD, and GIS
Required Education and Certifications
Bachelors Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or similar)
E. Engineer In Training (EIT) minimum
Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.)
Experience with DelDOT, MDOT, PennDOT and/or DE/MD/PA County and municipality projects
Additional Salary Information: RK&K is proud to offer a world class compensation and benefits plan that includes, but is not limited to: Annual Rate Increases, Health/Dental/Vision, Matching 401K, Educational Reimbursement, Wellness and Work/Life benefits, Career Development, Leadership Development, charitable sponsorships and volunteer opportunities and much more!
RK&K is a full-service planning, engineering, environmental, and construction management/inspection firm serving a wide range of clients in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and South-Central United States. Fueled by a talented and diversified staff of more than 1,400 in strategically located offices, RK&K provides creative solutions to complex challenges that improve the quality of life in our communities. RK&K’s technical expertise places it 62nd on ENR’s 2020 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for nearly 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.