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EMH&T is a leading civil engineering consulting firm dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional quality of work and service to our clients. With a commitment to excellence, we take pride in providing a diverse range of civil engineering services across various disciplines. As part of our growing team, we are seeking an entry level Water Resources Engineer Intern or someone with professional work experience to contribute to our exceptional Water Resources team and play a pivotal role in our continued success. At EMH&T, we value a collaborative work environment and you will likely be working with professionals from various divisions. Our dedicated mentorship work environment will contribute to your successful acclimation to the company and will support you in your professional engineering career.

As a Water Resources Engineer Intern, you will work under the direction of a seasoned Water Resources Engineer or Project Manager to carry out specific and detailed instructions on simple to moderately complex hydraulic and hydrologic calculations. You will provide design support, research studies and planning documents related to various stormwater and floodplain management projects in conjunction with private site development and public infrastructure improvements. This will primarily support stormwater management studies and plans, preliminary design studies, floodplain studies, or watershed planning and environmental-based studies. You will actively become involved with the completion of stormwater management reports, including the analysis and design of detention and post-construction water quality facilities in accordance with local and state-wide regulatory guidelines. In addition, you will be involved with assisting in the preparation of floodplain permit applications, including hydrologic/hydraulic modeling and FEMA map change applications. You will perform engineering calculations, using HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, PCSWMM or similar software for conducting water resources calculations, and will use GIS to demonstrate study results and AutoCAD to demonstrate design solutions. Finally, you will also perform other responsibilities as assigned.


The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, required; someone with experience in the field of water resources engineering with a consulting firm or regulating agency; exposure to modeling software applications such as HydroCAD and HEC-RAS; the ability to utilize AutoCAD and GIS in support of site design and to augment stormwater and floodplain management studies, as well as the ability to assist in technical writing to prepare a variety of engineering documents and reports, preferred.


Key competencies necessary for success in this position include:

  • Technical competency in modeling and a theoretical understanding of water resources principles related to fluid dynamics and open channel hydraulics
  • Attention to detail, organizational and follow up capabilities
  • Demonstrated professional oral and written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Cooperation and adaptability


EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, medical & dependent care FSAs, paid vacation, sick and personal leaves, paid community service time off, paid parental leave, 401(k) with match, company paid life insurance, a wellness reimbursement, an employee recognition program and bonus eligibility.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. EMH&T currently does not sponsor work visas.

Position Location: 5500 New Albany Rd., Columbus, OH 43054