• Entry Level Aviation Water Resources Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    # of Openings
    Job Level
    Entry Level
  • The Opportunity

    RS&H is currently seeking an Entry Level Aviation Water Resources Engineer for the Aviation Practice.


    Our aviation experts are recognized industry leaders who provide cutting-edge solutions that shape the future of aviation in five service areas: airfields, buildings, planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship and resiliency. From large hub to small hub, commercial to private, you can help create aviation systems that serve communities around the world.  Recognizing that water resources engineering is an essential element of sustainability and resiliency, you will have the opportunity to improve how airports interact with the surrounding community and environment and plan for future weather conditions.


    The Opportunity

    The position will be responsible for the design of storm water management facilities for airport projects, including collection systems and various types of best management practices, and preparation of environmental permitting documentation including wetland impacts, floodplain loss determination, storm water discharge criteria and other necessary documentation and exhibits. Additional responsibilities will include production of project deliverables such as plans, reports and specifications. The position will report directly to and be under the supervision of a registered Professional Engineer.



    • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
    • Undergraduate or graduate level Water Resources specific coursework.
    • 0 - 4 years of Water Resources specific experience / internship experience within the Civil or Environmental Engineering Field.
    • EI certification.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and AutoCAD (Civil 3D, a plus) required for use in completing assignments.


    Design/Coursework Experience

    • Hydrology
    1. Rainfall Hydrograph Generation
    2. Rational Method
    3. SCS Method
    4. Horton’s Infiltration
    5. Green & Ampt Method
    6. Basin Delineation
    • Hydraulics
    1. Manning’s Equation
    2. Kinematic Wave Routing
    3. Open Channel Flow
    4. Weir/Orifice Flow
    • Water Resources
    1. Soil Chemistry
    2. Water Chemistry
    3. Floodplain Processes
    4. Sediment Transport
    5. Reservoir/Dam Design
    6. Biological Processes
    • Computer/Modeling Related Coursework
    1. Floodplain Modeling
    2. Bridge Hydraulic Modeling
    3. Numeric Modeling
    4. Intro to GIS
    5. Advanced GIS
    6. GIS Special Topics


    Design Software Knowledge

    • AutoCAD (preferred)
    • ArcGIS (extensions including 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcHydro a plus)
    • SWMM (EPA, XP, PC)
    • HEC Software (RAS, HMS, etc)
    • ICPR
    • Water Quality models (e.g. SWMM, QUAL2K, WASP, etc)
    • HydraFlow
    • HY-8

    Core Competencies:


    In addition to the position’s skills, education and experience requirements, the following RS&H competencies are considered foundational to understanding performance, now and in the future.

    ·         Teamwork

    ·         Leadership

    ·         Change Orientation

    ·         Communication

    ·         Ingenuity

    ·         Client Focus


    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.

    The Team

    Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor.  You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency.  Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships.

    The Company

    RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.


     An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.



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