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Water Resources Design Engineer - Round Rock, TX (20141)


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #59 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.


Position summary: Responsible for engineering design using knowledge of general engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of drainage systems
  • Organize and coordinate design elements with teaming partners
  • Lead the drainage design to support development of schematic designs and PS&E in Texas
  • Perform drainage studies
  • Analyze field survey data, maps, drawings, aerial photography and other topographical data to plan projects
  • Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software like HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HY-8, or other similar software
  • Development of 1D and/or 2D hydraulic models
  • Develop construction cost estimates
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction
  • Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and established quality
  • Support other teams when needed to accomplish company milestones


Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned to help meet the goals and objectives of the office


Required Skills

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Strong desire to prepare quality plans efficiently
  • Willingness to learn and desire to teach
  • Share working knowledge of best practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are paramount
  • Strong sense of time management and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects


Required Experience

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer in Training Certification (Texas)
  • 1-5 years of experience in Water Resources / H&H Design
  • Experience utilizing HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HY-8 to generate H&H Data Sheets
  • Working knowledge to perform hydraulic analysis of bridges at streams
  • Working knowledge of designing culvert layouts (plan & profile)
  • Working knowledge of FEMA permitting requirements (CLOMR/LOMR)
  • Knowledge of closed storm sewer system design (inlet spacing, size, laterals, and trunk lines) utilizing Geopak Drainage
  • Experience writing and preparing Drainage Reports for stream crossings
  • Experience performing scour analysis utilizing TxDOT’s Scour Guide
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel & Outlook. MS Project)


Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.


Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.


JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce