Water Resources Engineer III – Hybrid Work Schedule

at RS&H
Location San Francisco, California
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


RS&H is seeking a self-motivated, experienced and progressive Water Resources Engineer III to help airports meet regulatory requirements, complex engineering challenges and future weather conditions in San Francisco, California.

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The Ask

Are you ready to make an impact on a growing organization? Are you seeking to work in a dynamic environment for progressive clients that value triple-bottom-line benefits? Are you the individual that can help work closely with a team of water resources professionals in the development of sustainable stormwater solutions at airports across the United States? Do you enjoy sharing your experiences though articles, blogs or trade association participation? If the answer is YES, this is the opportunity for you!

The Opportunity

Multiple positions are available within our Aviation Environmental Stewardship and Resiliency (ESR) Service Group. As one of the leaders in the ESR group, you will be integral to the development of internal and external client relationships and business development activities; expand relationships within the existing RS&H aviation network; maintain thought leadership, and support the development of new aviation client relationships.

We need experienced engineers who can plan, permit and design stormwater management facilities for airports nationally. As stormwater projects are fully integrated with other large infrastructure improvements (e.g., runways, ramps, terminals, etc.), you will be the liaison between the regulator, the RS&H infrastructure design team and the client, facilitating the development of compatible best management practices, preparation of permitting documentation (e.g., wetland impacts, floodplain loss determination, construction, industrial stormwater discharge criteria, etc.), development of deicer runoff management systems, evaluating climate change impacts and adaptation plans and all other activities associated with planning, designing and constructing the recommended stormwater improvements.


  • See above detailed description.
  • Bachelor or master s degree in civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university.
  • Professional engineering registration (home state) with the ability to gain in multiple states.
  • Travel within United States at approximately 25% of the time.
  • Exposure and understanding of likely climate change effects on infrastructure and stormwater management systems.

Modeling/Design Software Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • AutoDesk (Civil 3D, SSA, Hydraflow)
  • ArcGIS (extensions including 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcHydro a plus)
  • SWMM (EPA, XP, PC)
  • HEC Software (RAS, HMS, etc.)
  • ICPR
  • Water Quality models (e.g. SWMM, QUAL2K, WASP, etc.)


  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Medical and Dental
  • Click Here for Full Benefits Information

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an innovative, forward-thinking team, please apply.

Water Resource; Engineer; AutoDesk

Our aviation experts are recognized industry leaders who provide cutting-edge solutions shaping the future of aviation in five service areas: airfields, buildings, planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship and resiliency. From the largest hubs to the smallest general aviation airports, commercial to private, you can assist aviation systems that serve communities around the world. Recognizing that water resources engineering is an essential element of sustainability and resiliency, you will have the opportunity to improve how airports interact with the environment and their surrounding community. All of this while working closely with our highly skilled team of airfield and terminal planners and designers who work side-by-side with our airport clients to create a stronger, more resilient aviation system.

RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation s top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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