• Engineer III - Hydraulics

    Job Location US-LA-Baton Rouge
    Job ID 0618-18697
    HNTB Job Title
    Engineer III
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB!  We are seeking candidates for the position of Engineer III-Hydraulics in our Baton Rouge, LA office.

    Job Summary

    Within a given discipline, is fully competent to complete engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery with minimal direction. On tasks basis, is responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering efforts that are responsive to project needs.  Coordinates preparation of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.
    • Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.
    • Works closely with other disciplines and multi-discipline projects.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Participating in the collection and analysis of data
    - Performing investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks
    - Developing and checking design calculations
    - Demonstrated work experience with Geopak Drainage, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS (1d/2d) and HEC-22.
    - Analysis and Design of stormwater management facilities.
    - Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
    - Travel to other HNTB offices
    - Perform Hydrologic & Hydraulic analysis for transportation projects such as roadway and bridge design. Including but not limited to, closed drainage systems, deck drainage, lift stations.
    - Perform Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analysis for flood control project and floodplain management studies.
    - Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.
    - Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.
    - Perform other duties as assigned.        

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Engineering
    5 years relevant experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Minimum of 5 years of hydraulic and hydrology design experience
    - LA P.E. license required or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
    - Proficient in MicroStation and experience utilizing the Geopak Drainage module.
    - Proficient in ArcGIS
    - Familiarity with LADOT drainage design criteria
    - Experience with HEC-RAS, SWMM and HEC-22.
    - Experience developing drainage plans and applications for roadway and deck drainage, and bridge scour plan sets.
    - Master's of Engineering
    - HEC-22
    - SWMM (EPA and PC)
    - FLO-2DH
    - ArcGIS
    - Microstation (Geopak Drainage)
    - HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), HEC-HMS

    General Work Conditions

    Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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