Civil Engineer – Water Resources in Lakeland, Florida

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Kimley-Horn’s Lakeland, FL office is seeking a Civil Engineer with 4+ years of experience to join their Surface Water team! This is not a remote position.


  • Support our growing water resources practice and will require working with multi-disciplinary teams for a variety of existing and new public and private clients

  • Work in a dynamic team environment on a range of projects including surface water management studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, analysis and design, flood studies, bridge hydraulics, green infrastructure planning and design

  • Prepare Hydraulic/Hydrology studies, drainage reports, design documents, and design plans and specifications for water resources projects

  • Technical writing in the form of memorandums, feasibility studies, regulatory submittals (including CLOMR/LOMR submittals to FEMA), and master plans

  • Assist with developing scopes of work and associated budgets

  • Watershed master planning, stormwater master planning

  • Report or planning level documents CIP development

  • This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of engineers and designers on a variety of projects

  • You will flourish on both building meaningful internal and external professional relationships

  • You will work closely and collaboratively with other industry leading professionals, various jurisdictions, and contractors


  • 4+ years of relevant engineering design experience

  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License

  • Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, HydroCAD, SWMM, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, and other related hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design software

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Positive attitude, self-motivated; sense of urgency to produce high quality work

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the potential/desire to lead a practice and manage clients and a team

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!

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Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Posted Date 10 hours ago (5/1/2024 2:19 PM)

ID 2024-12934

Education Bachelor’s Degree

Discipline/Focus Surface Water

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