Graduate Engineer - Water Resources


In this position, the projects will have an emphasis on drainage, floodplain/floodway delineation, detention pond design, reservoir routing, urban drainage systems design, sheet flow analysis, flood mitigation, and floodplain management.

Position responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with a group of engineers in the performance of water resources, drainage, surface water hydrology and hydraulics design related projects;
  • Developing understanding and knowledge of frequently used software such as HEC programs, XP-SWMM, etc.
  • Using sound technical skills to analyze and design water resources engineering projects.
  • Writing reports to document analysis and design
  • Attending meetings with project managers and engineers and clients
  • Developing  working knowledge and understanding of U.S. design codes and standards.
  • Gaining knowledge in the development of construction documents, plans & specifications.


  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering with emphasis in hydrology/hydraulics, water resources or related field
  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience whether through internships or research
  • EIT or achieve a passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam within 6 months of hire
  • Technical proficiency in drainage analysis and design
  • Experience with related software/modeling programs including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, XP-SWMM, etc.
  • Good communication and organizational skills, especially technical writing.
  • Highly motivated and passionate about a career in surface water hydrology and hydraulics
  • Related local experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of GIS is a plus

Walter P Moore is an equal employment opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (including offering competitive compensation and benefit packages) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, WPM technology and construction engineering services, we design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 800+ professionals work across 24 U.S. offices and 7 international locations.