POSITION: Hydraulic/Stormwater Design Engineer
TYPE: Full-time
JOB POSTED: July 2019

Come join our highly skilled and diverse staff of engineering, program management, planning, economic development, and policy professionals, all committed to delivering engineering excellence and creative solutions to every project across the major disciplines. 

Founded in 1976, Waggoner has become more than an engineering firm. Our solutions are developed through a culture of integrity, service, and creativity for the benefit of our clients.


The Hydraulic/Stormwater Design Engineer will be responsible to plan and design, hydrologic and hydraulic improvements for roadway, site development and drainage projects. Assignments may include a diverse variety of drainage-related matters such as stormwater management, roadway pipe and ditch drainage systems, water quality Best Management Practices (BMPs), watersheds, rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes, bridge hydraulics, culvert hydraulics, and erosion and sediment control.

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Collaborate with clients, sub-consultant partners, technical staff, and managers across multiple disciplines to develop quality deliverables within schedule and budgetary requirements.

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, imagery, terrain, hydrologic characteristics, and other topographic and geologic data to plan and design projects.

  • Conduct engineering investigations and planning work, including collection and analysis of data; perform routine calculations, and participate in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.

  • Calculate costs and determines the feasibility of project solutions based on analysis of collected data.
    Prepare or direct preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects.

  • Inspect construction sites to monitor progress and conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards.
    Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and design for a variety of projects including transportation, general civil engineering, and site development improvements projects.

  • Prepare construction details, plans, specifications, and estimates, including detailed engineering calculations for drainage systems.

  • Direct and mentor lower-level support staff.


Bachelor of Science from an ABET-accredited university in Civil Engineering.

5 years or more of relevant and progressive drainage design experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of watershed-based planning, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development (LID), and Integrated Stormwater Management (ISWM) is preferred. 


Licensure as Professional Engineer (PE) in Mississippi, with ability to obtain licensure in adjoining states within 6 months.


Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control design experience. Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, GEOPAK Drainage, HEC-RAS and GIS.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of applicable MDOT hydraulic design standards, FEMA requirements, and MDEQ regulations preferred.
Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines. Detail-oriented team player with an ability to contribute to a positive work environment. Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to forge strong relationships with clients, professionals, and team members.


Send your resume to Tracy Osborn