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Staff Engineer I - Water Resources
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Howard R. Green Company | Houston, TX
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Job Description

Privately held and employee-owned, HR Green is honored to be one of the nation's longest operating engineering firms. Our Texas Water Resources group has been continuing to grow and develop at a high rate. We are currently seeking a Staff Engineer to join this growing team in our Houston office.

In this position, your focus will be on design work within our water resources team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a fresh Bachelor's or Master's grad that is looking to dive into design work and get started with a growing firm. You will be involved in numerous phases of projects from design to client interactions so you will be able to grow and expand.

Are you an upcoming or recent grad looking for your first career move with a Water Resources focus or passion? Do you have exposure and experience in the water industry? If so, let's talk!

Get the conversation started by applying today. Our comprehensive benefits program covers what you need: health/dental/vision insurance, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, AND what you want: Educational Assistance, annual paid volunteering time, work- life balance scheduling options, and fitness program reimbursements. Professional development is woven into the fabric of HR Green as we offer flexible career path options, in-house training programs, and incentives for professional registrations and public speaking.


The Staff Engineer I is responsible for completing assigned tasks under the direct supervision of the Project Manager or Project Engineer. The Staff Engineer I is expected to apply the concepts learned through required education, and common sense to solve specific engineering related tasks within allotted schedules and budgets. Seeks guidance from more senior engineering staff and applies acquired knowledge to related assignments.


* Designs portions of a project using relevant office software, modeling and/or CADD technology. Completes calculations using engineering formulas and skills and/or utilizes computers in order to solve problems.
* Prepares specification materials through the use of research and manufacturing catalogs to specify materials, installation, inspection and payment of items specific to a project.
* Works with CADD Technicians in order to complete design details and plan sets.
* Performs research and writes objective summary reports which are used in the completion of project work or inspection.
* Assists in the preparation of engineering and construction cost estimates.
* Completes field observation, inspection and data collection duties as directed by senior engineering staff.
* Communicates with client staff and internal design team as directed by senior engineering staff.


The Staff Engineer I must possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited four-year or graduate engineering university in relevant discipline. May possess between zero and two years of relevant engineering experience. Basic knowledge of office software (Word, Excel, etc.) is required. Proficiency in CADD software required for some positions.


Must have received, or receive within six months of hire, a valid E.I.T. license. The employee must be capable of driving/operating a motor vehicle for company business, and maintain a valid driver's license in the state of residence.

HR Green is proud to be an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

About Howard R. Green Company

Howard R. Green Company is, at its core, an engineering and architectural firm, but we know that great design alone does not make projects a reality. That's why we arm our professional staff with tools and resources to assist through every step of the process - defining the vision, developing executable plans, finding the funding needed to get started, educating constituents about the benefits of a program - and of course, providing excellent technical, engineering and architectural design services. Our approach is to work together with our clients on every project with an eye on broader objectives. We strive to recognize issues, help identify and capitalize on opportunities and leverage the company's technical expertise in a the way that most benefits our clients. Using our knowledge and resources, we provide innovative solutions while addressing the unique challenges that are presented - never forgetting that our business is to serve our clients. We anticipate our clients' needs. We build relationships; we deliver solutions; and we create value for Every Client - Every Day! Howard R. Green Company employs approximately 250 staff members in 8 offices and 6 states. The company ranks #362 on Engineering News Record's 2008 Top 500 Design Firms list.