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  • Graduate Hourly Research Engineer; Illinois State Water Survey CHAMP Lab/PRI

    ISWS - CHAMP Coordinated Hazard Assessment and Mapping Program

    Seeking graduate student hourly engineer to conduct and/or review hydrologic and hydraulic studies, communicate results, and assist with the preparation of technical reports. 

    Major duties:

    Conduct hydrologic and hydraulic studies using computer models following applicable standards and data capture protocols. Will involve using a variety of software including, but not limited to: HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS, and ArcGIS. Projects may use both steady and unsteady computational modes.

    Required Education:

    Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Civil, Water Resources, Agriculture, Environmental or similar curriculum) with coursework in hydrology and hydraulics.  Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending upon the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to the position.

     

    Required Experience and/or Knowledge

    Course work (or equivalent work experience) using HEC-HMS and/or HEC-RAS or similar software and familiarity with ArcGIS.

    Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and list of 3 references to heistand@illinois.edu

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • Engineer-Graduate Student Hourly

    The Coordinated Hazard Assessment and Mapping Program is seeking a graduate student to conduct and/or review hydrologic and hydraulic studies, communicate results, and assist with the preparation of technical reports.