Position: Drainage Engineer


Woodson Engineering and Surveying is actively recruiting a full-time Civil Engineer specializing in stormwater management. This position will be a member of our Engineering Department working on a wide variety of civil engineering projects.

Job Duties

  • Conduct floodplain studies and stormwater design.
  • Evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria on complex projects.
  • Design work using computer-aided software.
  • Make design recommendations, adaptations and modifications.
  • Assist senior level staff or management with clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams on complex project issues.
  • Review plans and prepare or review contract documents, technical specifications, and estimates.
  • Supervise development of construction plans.
  • Supervise projects while under construction.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Business development and client relationship skills
  • Strong understanding of financial management
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to balance multiple projects

Education and Experience

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License, preferred
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential, preferred
  • Experience in Arizona and/or Southwest US, preferred
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • BS in Civil Engineering

Other Duties:

This job description does not include a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, and may be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may need to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee will be asked to support field operations, which may require walking along uneven ground at elevation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.