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Civil Engineer - Entry Level
  Pittsburgh, PA  

Job Category:

Water Resources

Position Type:

Full-Time

Min Education:

Other

Minimum Experience:

Not Specified

Ref ID:

1335


Candidates must have a master's degree in civil or environmental engineering, and zero to three years of related experience. Knowledge of programming in Python, Visual Basic, and C is required. Knowledge of optimization techniques is also required. Candidates must understand advanced hydraulics concepts and modeling techniques including mixed transient flows (surge) and computation fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling. Candidates should have a strong desire to learn about hydraulic design of complex hydraulic structures including flow diversion chambers, drop structures, and tunnel systems. Additionally, candidates should have an interest in 'smart sewers' and developing real-time-control protocols for large complex sewer systems. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical planning, design and construction support on various wet weather projects that may include combined/sanitary sewer overflow, collection system, pump station, water, stormwater, green infrastructure, hydrologic and hydraulic models and/or other wastewater projects
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic evaluations of collection systems and open channels models.
  • Perform GIS analysis to support hydrologic and hydraulic model development
  • Prepare engineering calculations and supporting analysis of alternatives
  • Prepare and evaluate wet weather control alternatives
  • Prepare design reports and construction plans using local and state standards
  • Review plans and specifications
  • Prepare preliminary project cost estimates and evaluate quantities
  • Assist with/review scope, budget, and schedule of new project tasks
  • Document design changes and communications
  • Conduct on-site inspections as needed
  • Assist Project Managers
  • Attend client, public, project and staff meetings including client progress, plan review, pre-construction, etc.
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environment

 



 

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