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Staff Water Resources Engineer

Location: Rancho Cordova, California, United States
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Your role at GEI. 
 
Essential Responsibilities & Duties 
 
Join the firm as a Water Resources Engineer as part of our hydraulics and hydrology team.  Essential Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Conduct hydrologic, hydraulic analyses to solve complex water resources problems over a wide range of applications.
  • Develop numerical models for hydrologic, hydraulic, and reservoir operations studies.
  • Perform hydraulic design of culverts, pumps, open channels, and other hydraulic structures.
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Prepare detailed technical reports and memoranda and present technical information to peers and clients.
  • Prepare proposals and participate in business development efforts.
Eligible to telecommute up to 2 days/week from home office within normal commuting distance from the main office in Rancho Cordova, CA. 
 
Minimum Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field
  • 3 years of civil engineering experience working with HEC models such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, or HEC-ResSim.
  • Must be willing and have the ability to travel locally on a weekly basis to construction project sites.
 
Send resume to: Jennifer Spaulding, HR Business Partner, [email protected]  
 
We are GEI. 
 
Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow.   
 
We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.   
 
With approximately 60 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry. 
 
Employee-owned. Employee-focused. 
 
As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more.  Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here. 
 
GEI’s Total Rewards Package 
  • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus
  • Pay Range For This Position: $99,133-105,000/year
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and More
  • Well-Being Program and Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Hybrid Work Schedules and Home Office and Cell Phone Stipends
  • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Program
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • Opportunity to be an Owner and Shareholder (Learn more here)
  • A Vibrant Culture that is Focused on Partnership, Sustainability, Giving Back to Our Communities and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • And More…
       
      WORK ENVIRONMENT  
        
        
        
      Functional Demands:    
        
        
        
      X 
      Sedentary 
       
      Light 
       
      Medium 
      Other 
        
        
      Activity Level Throughout Workday (check one per row)  
      Physical Activity Requirements 
      Occasional 
      (0-35% of day) 
      Frequent 
      (33-66% of day) 
      Continuous 
      (67-100% of day) 
      Not Applicable 
      Sitting 
       
       
      6-8 hours 
       
      Standing 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Walking 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Climbing 
       
       
       
      X 
      Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds) 
      0-10 pounds 
       
       
       
      Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds) 
      0-10 pounds 
       
       
       
      Carrying objects 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Push/pull 
       
       
       
      X 
      Twisting 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Bending 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Reaching forward 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Reaching overhead 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Squat/kneel/crawl 
       
       
       
      X 
      Wrist position deviation 
       
      3-5 hours 
       
       
      Pinching/fine motor skills 
      1-2 hours 
       
       
       
      Keyboard use/repetitive motion 
       
       
      6-8 hours 
       
      Taste or smell (taste=never) 
      0-1 hour 
       
       
       
      Talk or hear 
       
      6-8 hours 
       
       
      Accurate 20/40 
      Very Accurate 20/20 
      Not Applicable 
      Near Vision 
      X 
       
      Far Vision 
      X 
       
       
       
      Yes 
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      Not Applicable 
      Color Discrimination 
      X 
      Sensory Requirements 
      Minimal 
      Moderate 
      Accurate 
      Not Applicable 
      Depth perception 
       
      X 
       
      Hearing 
       
      X 
       
       
       
      Environment Requirements 
      Occupational Exposure Risk Potential 
      Reasonably Anticipated 
      Not Anticipated 
      Blood borne pathogens 
      X 
       
      Chemical 
       
      X 
      Airborne communicable diseases 
      X 
       
      Extreme temperatures 
       
      X 
      Radiation 
       
      X 
      Uneven surfaces or elevations 
       
      X 
      Extreme noise levels 
       
      X 
      Dust/particulant matter 
       
      X 
       
       
      Other (exposure risks):  
       
       
      Usual workday hours: 
      X 
      8 
       
      10 
       
      12 
      Other work hours 
      GEI is an AA/equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans. 
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