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Entry Level Civil Drainage Engineer

Entry Level Civil Drainage Engineer (092305)

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is one of the Midwest’s leading engineering, planning, and landscape architecture firms. SRF’s engineers, planners, and designers collaborate with our clients and their stakeholders to develop creative solutions for the most challenging projects. Our award-winning projects range from designing transitways, roadways, trails, and bridges to planning statewide transportation systems, to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces. SRF regularly competes and receives Project of the Year awards for our clients from numerous professional organizations.

At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, team members share in the company’s growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. Our social culture boasts frequent companywide events, clubs, and sports teams, as well as opportunities to give back to the community. SRF also provides employees with a 401(k) and company match plan, a comprehensive health benefits package, competitive salaries, paid professional certifications and memberships, flex-time scheduling, generous time-off programs, vacation time carry-over, and multiple professional development programs to choose from.

We are seeking an entry level drainage engineer to join our Civil Design Group in our Minneapolis office. SRF offers a hybrid work model, allowing our staff to work from the office full-time or work part-time in the office and part-time remotely after approximately one year of working full time in the office during training.  As a Drainage Engineer, you will assist with the design of a variety of transportation focused drainage projects for public sector clients such as cities, counties, and transportation departments. Our group’s services include hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, roadway drainage system layout and design, BMP design, permitting, and more.  For examples of projects we typically work on, see our website via the following link:

Civil Drainage Areas of Design (not exhaustive):

  • Roadway drainage system layout and design, including storm sewer and culvert design.
  • Design of Best Management Practices (BMPs) such as wet ponds, infiltration basins, filtration ditches, etc.
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) modeling.
  • Design of erosion control and sediment management BMPs.
  • Stormwater permitting.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Biosystems Engineering.
  • 0-2 years of prior related drainage design experience.
  • Familiarity with construction plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (EIT) certification or ability to attain within 6 months required.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a flexible team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills.
  • Previous experience with CAD and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling applications (e.g. SWMM,  Hydro CAD,  Microstation/Geopak/ORD, and/or AutoCAD).

Hiring Process:

Top candidates will be interviewed and reference-checked; a background and driving record check will be part of the final hiring process once a conditional offer of employment is made.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all individuals feel respected, acknowledged, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Our diversity drives our innovation; our inclusivity drives our approach. We encourage ALL qualified people to apply.

We will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of hair style or texture -race, genetic testing, military status or unfavorable discharge, citizenship or work authorization Status, Pregnancy, Arrest/conviction and expunged or sealed convictions,’;  color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, gender identity, or expression, status about public assistance, or any other protected class.

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