Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer

Dam Water Flow Engineering


Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer



0-5 years


Hydraulic & Hydrologic modeling for watershed, river, reservoir, and dam studies
Bachelor’s degree in civil, hydraulic, or environmental engineering or other appropriate field
Registered as an Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer

Salar Range

$63,000 – $67,000

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety? Are you interested in applying your talents to formulate innovative solutions for the water resource and energy sectors?

If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. Gomez and Sullivan is a growing, employee-owned engineering and environmental science company working at the intersection of renewable energy and environmental restoration. We plan to continue our sustainable growth for current and future generations of our employees. We are a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, and structural engineers as well as scientists, technicians, and support staff that promotes close coordination and team building. Our company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning, exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities, and frequent interaction with the firm’s principals. We firmly believe in treating our team members as well as we treat our clients, and we maintain a personable, positive work environment.


Our company has an opening for a Civil/Water Resources Engineer with experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for watershed, river, reservoir, and dam safety studies at our Henniker, NH, Albany NY or Utica, NY office.  The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of hydrology and hydraulics as well as experience with common H&H modelling software and GIS. Hydrology and hydraulics are key elements of our nation’s renewable energy sector.  Real-time flood forecasting, computational fluid dynamics modeling for hydraulic structures, large river basin runoff modeling, dam break analysis, and two-dimensional riverine hydraulic modeling are just a few of the exciting water resources engineering services we provide.  Our company is seeking a committed, detail-oriented individual who will be able to utilize their knowledge and experience, as well as current software technologies, for our clients’ immediate and future projects.


  • Hydraulic modeling using HEC-RAS, as well as 2D and 3D models, for flood warning systems, floodplain mapping, dam break analyses, river restoration and dam removal projects, dam safety and rehabilitation studies, etc.
  • Hydrologic modeling using HEC-HMS or similar to develop flows for hydraulic models
  • Operations modeling and energy analyses using HEC-ResSim or similar for the development, upgrading, or relicensing of hydroelectric projects
  • Data analysis and mapping using ArcGIS
  • Field data collection and post-processing of field data
  • Participation in technical discussions with regulators and clients
  • Technical writing for project documents
  • Assistance with development of proposals and cost estimates


  • BS in civil, hydraulic, or environmental engineering or other appropriate field (MS preferred)
  • Registered as an Engineer-in-Training or Professional Engineer
  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Strong understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic processes and technical experience with:
  • Hydrologic modeling software such as HEC-HMS, HydroCAD, TR-20, TR-55 or similar
  • Hydraulic modeling software such as HEC-RAS, MIKE11, or similar
  • GIS (e.g., general understanding of spatial data, ArcGIS or open source GIS, GIS scripting)
  • Additional experience with any of the following a plus: AutoCAD, computer programming/ scripting, operations modeling, hydropower, fish passage, flood control, sediment transport, snowmelt, meteorology, real-time flood forecasting models, topographic and bathymetric surveying, water quality sampling and analysis, natural sciences


Gomez and Sullivan offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation benefits
  • Paid sick leave for all employees, including ability to establish an extended medical leave account
  • Education assistance programs
  • 401K and profit sharing
  • Long-term disability

Our offices are currently following a hybrid schedule to evaluate the beneficial aspects of both in-office and remote work.


Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Buffalo, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) provides core services including dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries and fish passage, stream and habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Leah Belanger to: careers@gomezandsullivan.com