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Water Resources Engineer

An exciting opportunity to join Gewalt Hamilton Associates, a multi-faceted civil engineering and land surveying company that has built its reputation on civil engineering with a personal touch. We are seeking a mid-level Water Resources Engineer to join our growing team located in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

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The responsibilities of the position include:

• Stormwater management system design and analysis, including detention, conveyance system, and stormwater quality BMPs;

• Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, drainage investigation, and floodplain and floodway analyses;

• Preparation of drainage studies and hydraulic reports; 

• Engineering design, plan preparation, specifications, and other related tasks for site developments, roadway improvements and flood control projects;

• Obtaining various regulatory permits. 


This engineer will have:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering;

• PE License and Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) preferred;

• 4+ years of experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on stormwater management design and analysis;

• Strong experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack, StormCAD, TR20, and XPSWMM;

• Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation;

• Basic understanding of the federal, state, and local stormwater, floodplain and floodway permitting requirements and experience in obtaining various permits;

• Excellent writing and communication skills.

GHA offers excellent benefit packages that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parental Leave, Additional Paid Time Off, 401-K Retirement Plan, Profit Sharing and Tuition Reimbursement. To learn more, please visit us at

Gewalt Hamilton Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an e-Verify employer. Minorities, females, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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