Water Resources Engineer

Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville
Water Resources


As a Water Resources Engineer for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) you'll help with expanding the Water Resources Group’s services working on projects addressing / supporting municipal stormwater management and permit compliance, National Flood Insurance Program compliance, earthen dam breach and inundation analyses, stormwater infrastructure analysis and design, erosion and sediment control design, Civil site and infrastructure design, and stream and wetland restoration.  You will work with and under the guidance of professional engineers, senior staff, and peers.  You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge, participate in networking and client development, and grow your interests in water resources related engineering.


Qualified candidates have a basic understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic principles and strong written and verbal communication skills.  With guidance from senior engineers and peers, qualified candidates will be expected to conceptualize hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches to meet specific project needs and interpret and summarize modeling results from data-rich analyses.  Regular duties will include developing calculation reports/narratives for assigned tasks, performing critical peer reviews of internal work products, and developing design drawings in Autodesk Civil3D.


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering and successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination;
  • M.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferable but not required;
  • 3 to 8 years of experience in hydraulic and hydrologic analyses;
  • Experience using Civil3D or similar products;
  • Exposure to modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, TR-55, etc.;
  • Ability to perform field work and travel when necessary.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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