Hydraulics Engineer (24136)

Date Posted: 6/17/24 Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Hydraulics Engineer in our Lincoln, NE office.

What you will do:

The Hydraulics Engineer will support a broad range of environmental and civil engineering projects by leading evaluation of hydrology and hydraulics. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Drainage design, drainage studies for existing culverts and storm sewer systems, floodplain analysis, reservoir routing, and breach analysis.
  • Manage tasks that will include field data collection, data analysis, modeling, and design drawings/specifications.
  • Perform data management, evaluation, and integration using interfaces with ArcGIS and AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Conduct complex hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis for watersheds, dams, levees, sediment capture structures, and river systems.
  • Oversee production and preparation of scientific and engineering studies and reports.
  • Coordinate work of staff from multiple engineering and scientific disciplines in the Midwest region and across the country.
  • Explore opportunities for personal growth by developing capabilities in areas of engineering design and project management.

What we provide:

EA prides itself on servant leadership, career development for staff in all areas, and maintaining work-life balance including flexible schedules.  We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships that has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth.   We also offer a fantastic benefits package!

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, civil engineering, water resource engineering, or related field.
  • Engineer-In-Training certificate required, Professional Engineer license preferred.
  • 7 plus years of experience with environmental, civil or water resources preferred.
  • Direct experience with Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) modeling software packages such as HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, HEC-HMS, HY8 and SITES.
  • Knowledge of how to manage surfaces, cross sections, flow data, computation options, and results mapping.
  • Strong organizational, public relations, verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within collaborative team environments.  


What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Low deductible health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is a 100% employee owned, public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with EA and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at hrrecruitment@eaest.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Location: Lincoln,NE Employment Type: 40hr FT

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