Hydrology & Hydraulics Engineer Job at Mead & Hunt, Sacramento, CA

  • Mead & Hunt
  • Sacramento, CA

Job Description


Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking a client focused problem-solver to join our collaborative and innovative water resources team.


Responsibilities include analyzing hydropower facilities, water conveyance systems, watersheds and floodplains; construction document and cost development; writing reports; directing activities of other project staff; quality control reviews; project management; client communication; and designing water resources and other civil engineering projects. Some travel will be required.


The successful candidate must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering or related engineering field
  • At least four years of relevant hydrology & hydraulics experience
  • PE license in any state with the ability to obtain in CA within twelve (12) months of hire


The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following:

  • HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS software (including two-dimensional modeling), SWMM, HydroCAD or closely related software
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling with FLOW-3D HYDRO, Ansys Fluent, or similar
  • Spreadsheet and coding solutions for engineering applications including MS Excel, VBA, Python, MatLab, or similar
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • ESRI GIS (ArcGIS Pro or similar) for data editing and geoprocessing workflows
  • Floodplain modeling/mapping including experience with FEMA
  • Dam failure analysis and inundation mapping
  • Watershed hydrology and open channel hydraulics
  • Bridge/culvert H&H analysis and modeling
  • Erosion protection design
  • Dam and spillway H&H analysis and design
  • Probable maximum flood (PMF) estimation
  • Pump and pipeline design
  • Coastal engineering
  • Presentations to clients/owners and/or at industry conferences
  • Writing technical reports
  • Leading tasks, providing guidance, and coordinating with others who assisted with the task
  • Project management

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at /careers .


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


Salary Range: $95,000 to $125,000 – Actual compensation may vary due to other factors such as: experience, skill set or location.

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