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Mid-Level Hydraulic Engineer - Seattle

Shannon & Wilson Inc
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, 401(k), profit sharing
United States, Washington, Seattle
400 North 34th Street (Show on map)
June 04, 2023
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Shannon & Wilson is an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Committed to technical excellence and high-quality service, we provide integrated geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental and natural resource services for clients worldwide. Since 1954, we have delivered comprehensive engineering and environmental solutions for the most challenging infrastructure planning, design, permitting and construction conditions. We are dedicated to improving our communities, preserving the environment and utilizing the most innovative science practices in all our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform field assessments, stream and fluvial characterization; hydrologic data collection and water quality and sediment sampling; familiarity of stream and coastal geomorphologic processes.
  • Perform engineering analysis, design, and report writing tasks.
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic and sediment transport; erosion and scour analyses; and FEMA floodplain mapping and modeling.
  • Design and develop plans and specifications for habitat restoration and hydraulic structures including channels, ponds, levees, bank protection, scour protection, grade control, fish passage design of culvert and bridges, streambed materials, log jams, and tidegate structures.
  • Provide construction observation and technical support to clients.
  • Provide project and task management services.
  • Develop proposals and manage scope of services, budgets, and schedules.
  • Provide marketing, proposal, and client development services.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilson's Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon & Wilson's Health & Safety policy and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • BS degree in civil/hydraulic engineering (required) and/or MS degree in civil/hydraulic engineering (a plus).
  • 7 to 14 years of experience as hydraulic/civil engineer.
  • Professional Engineering P.E. license in the state work.
  • Course work and/or project experience in one or more of the following areas: open channel hydraulics and environmental river mechanics, sediment transport, fluvial and/or coastal geomorphology, coastal hydraulics, hydraulic structures, hydrology, civil design, project and construction management, survey, AutoCAD, Microstation and Arc-GIS.
  • Hydrologic modeling experience with HEC-1 and/or HEC-HMS (required), HSPF, TR-55, TR-21, FFEQ, and SBUH and WMS (a plus). Hydraulic modeling experience with HEC-RAS and HEC-GeoRAS (required), RMA2, FLO-2D or River-FLO2D, and Coastal Modeling using SMS, ADCIRC, STWAVE, TUFLOW (a plus).
  • Creative individual with client service focus desired.
  • Self-directed, seller-doer, and strong team member desired.

Shannon & Wilson offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

  • Employee ownership
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
  • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Free parking

A mid-level Hydraulic Engineer will be hired in as a Senior Professional I, II, or III.

  • Senior Professional I range: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00
  • Senior Professional II range: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00
  • Senior Professional III range: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.