Drainage Engineer (Design) Parsons Corporation

Parsons Corporation

Drainage Engineer (Design) Parsons Corporation


Job Description

We are looking for a Drainage Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in stormwater who will be given an opportunity to work across a wide variety of projects and further develop their skills and leadership expertise.

This role will see the successful candidate being involved with a range of projects with technical expertise in stormwater drainage design, sustainable drainage design, detailed design, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.


  • Independently carry out design of stormwater drainage systems for various projects.
  • Manage design of non-conventional/smart drainage systems and Sustainable Urban Drainage systems.
  • Investigating and developing stormwater drainage designs with minimum supervision, based on principles of urban drainage design, SuDS, and Water sensitive design.
  • Hydraulic and System design of the complex environment to meet site-specific requirements.
  • Understanding the biological and physical process of stormwater management.
  • Applying innovative ideas, technology, and value engineering solutions.
  • Supervision and support to junior engineers.
  • Undertake hydrologic modeling, calculations, drawings, and report writing.
  • Work across all stages of a project, taking a high level of responsibility but under the coaching and support of our senior engineers.
  • Coordinating with the CAD / BIM / 3-D modeling teams on projects.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualification & Experience

  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a reputable university, Master’s Degree in Water Engineering/Hydrology would be an advantage.
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) qualified (or equivalent) or well-progressed towards qualification.
  • Candidates working towards professional qualifications (PE, ICE, CIWEM, etc.) will be preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years experience related to infrastructure and civil engineering projects, water engineering, including stormwater drainage design, catchment analysis, stormwater management, and planning.
  • Sound knowledge of principles of hydrology and hydraulics.
  • Experience of designing culverts, urban drainage systems and highway drainage is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling/design software packages used in the design of surface drainage, piped networks, cross drainage, and flood analysis, i.e., CAD skills, SWMM, HEC RAS, and HEC-HMS knowledge.
  • Experience with Infoworks ICM would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent command with GIS and CAD tools such as ArcMap, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Microstation.
  • The capability of mathematics to create calculation sheets and perform further calculations where required to ensure the design is appropriate.
  • Knowledge of Water Sensitive Design and Sustainable Drainage Design (SuDS).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • A collegiate, team-player attitude.

To apply for this job please visit parsons.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com.

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