ESP Associates, Inc. is seeking a Sr. Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager to join our team in Raleigh, NC (Morrisville).  This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional with a passion for Water Resources to join a well-established team!


  • Typical projects include a variety of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain mapping and flood mitigation studies, flood warning, municipal stormwater, risk and hazard analysis, GIS data capture and analysis, and similar projects for a variety of public and private clients.
  • Managing priorities of junior-level staff to meet project schedules and providing training for various tasks.
  • Delivering quality products through senior review of work performed by junior staff.
  • Developing and reviewing workflow procedures and clearly communicating project targets to production teams.
  • Communicating with clients to provide project updates and coordinate additional work opportunities.


  • BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree and EI designation
  • PE required
  • 6+ years of experience in water resources / stormwater work
  • Knowledge of and experience with FEMA Flood Insurance Study updates
  • Experience in performing surface water analysis using HEC Suite
  • Experience performing spatial analysis and mapping with ESRI GIS software
  • Experience with 2D modeling and/or closed-system modeling (SWMM) preferred
  • Experience with programming (Python, Java Script, and VB), database management is a plus
  • Experience with 2D modeling and/or closed-system modeling (SWMM) preferred
  • Knowledge of stormwater management and water quality modeling is a plus
  • Experience in preparation of construction documents is a plus
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy.  

Corporate Information: 

ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection.

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received a designation of 258 on the 2022 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2022 ranking of 43.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:   

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan