Project Engineer - Hydrology & Hydraulics (FTW)

Location:Fort Worth, TX |Minimum Experience:5+ years


IEA Inc. currently has an opening for a Project Engineer to join our Hydrology & Hydraulics team in Fort Worth, TX.

The primary duties for the Project Engineer - Hydrology & Hydraulics will be to produce hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and studies, engineering drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, technical specifications, and estimates using engineering software with assistance from other Project Engineers and Project Managers.

This individual will prepare drainage reports for watershed studies, drainage impact studies, bridge hydraulic analysis and scour analysis. Work may also entail field investigations and inspections. 

Job Requirements

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of bridges, culverts, stormwater drainage analysis and design, drainage impact analysis, scour studies.
  • Prepare project designs related to transportation, drainage, and municipal projects.
  • Prepare technical documents including drainage reports, bridge hydraulic reports, and scour reports. 
  • Prepare progress reports, schedules, scope, and fee estimates.  Monitor the overall progress of the project.
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills required for technical reports and proposals.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in civil engineering.
  • Texas Professional Engineer, or ability to acquire within 3 months.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience in TxDOT or transportation-related projects is preferred.


  • Proficient with MicroStation and GEOPAK Drainage is preferred.
  • Experienced with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, XP-SWMM, HY-8, and other comparable software.
  • Experienced with ArcGIS Software (3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcHydro, HEC-GeoHMS, and HEC-GeoRAS).
  • Familiarity with SUDA is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ProjectWise is a plus.
  • Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.).


  • In Person or by Mail. Complete an employment application. Include a copy of your resume and deliver to one of our offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, or Houston.
  • Online. Fill out and submit this online application. Upload your resume with the application.