Job #VA0717

The Company:

Started in 1975, GKY & Associates, Inc. (GKY) is an established water resources engineering, policy & planning, and environmental services consulting firm in Virginia. We are currently seeking to add a Water Resources Engineer to our growing practice in the water resources arena. This position will be based in either our Chantilly or Newport News office.

The Opportunity:

The successful applicant will provide technical assistance for our water resources engineering projects. If you are a highly motivated individual, this is an opportunity to grow professionally and go as far as your ambition, dedication, and work ethic will take you.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare construction drawings and specifications for stormwater facilities and green infrastructure; stormwater retrofit designs; and drainage infrastructure projects.
  • Prepare engineering and construction cost estimates.
  • Support hydrologic and hydraulic analyses to investigate storm drainage issues, floodplain studies, stream restoration, dam safety analyses, and support stormwater management designs.
  • Conduct background research on technical issues and contribute to reports and memorandums.
  • Occasionally support field inspections of stormwater BMPs and other stormwater infrastructure.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with course work in water resources (including hydrology and hydraulics).
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in stormwater management, BMP or other civil engineering design, and construction plan set development.
  • EIT preferred.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil3D software.
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic software (HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, etc.).
  • Experience with mapping and data analysis using ArcGIS.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, ability to pass a DMV record check, and be insurable.
  • Must be dependable, responsible, and have good communications skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.


GKY offers competitive salary and benefits, including a 401(k) retirement plan, medical, disability, vision, dental, and life insurance, performance bonuses, vacation, holidays, and tuition reimbursement.

Qualified applicants should e-mail their qualifications to careers@gky.com noting the job opening number in the subject line. GKY & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Visit http://www.gky.com for more information.