Civil - Scientist, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
Paradigm Environmental is currently seeking Water Resources Scientists or Engineers to join our San Diego, CA and Fairfax, VA offices. At Paradigm, we place a strong emphasis developing and utilizing innovative approaches to solve environmental problems and building efficiencies into every aspect of our work. Working for Paradigm ensures access to and mentoring from national leaders and experts, experience working on important and high profile projects, and close collaboration with amazing talent on a daily basis. Our employees are rewarded with an exceptional and casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package.
Assist in quantitative planning efforts to improve hydrology and water quality of rivers, lakes, and costal waterbodies
Generate watershed-scale green infrastructure plans using innovative tools including GIS screening and delineation tools, continuous simulation, and data analysis routines.
Develop conceptual designs for green infrastructure and regional infiltration facilities
Conduct statistical analysis on hydrologic and monitoring datasets such as summary statistics, trends analysis, correlations, and regressions
Acquire and process datasets, perform supporting calculations, and document results
Performs basic GIS analysis for both stand-alone desktop mapping and in support of water resources model development
Must be comfortable working in a highly collaborative team environment
Master’s degree in environmental engineering or science
Solid understanding of basic hydrology, water quality and stormwater BMP processes
A basic understanding of GIS principles and proficiency performing common analysis tasks. Experience with open-source and web-based platforms is a plus
Basic programming skills and experience using at least one language such a Python, R, C# or Visual Basic
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Familiarity with various hydrology and water quality models is a plus. Common examples include but are not limited to HSPF, LSPC, SWMM, and SWAT
All candidates should also possess the following qualities:
Excellent analytical experience with solving complex environmental problems
Clear and effective oral and written communication skill
Ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines
Demonstrated initiative and drive to succeed with new and challenging tasks
Ability to commit to consistent weekly hours and schedule
Paradigm Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation or national origin.
Internal Number: WRE-J19
About Paradigm Environmental, Inc.
Paradigm Environmental is a consulting firm that specializes in water resources management and supports a broad array of IT applications. Our water resources expertise is sought internationally for innovative solutions to water quality impairments, engineering challenges and regulatory pressures. Paradigm’s innovative approach to watershed and stormwater planning leverages cutting-edge, open-source tools such as continuous simulation, genetic optimization, statistical analysis, geoprocessing and cloud computing. We have led numerous groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind projects using interdisciplinary expertise including engineers, hydrologists, environmental scientists, biologists and programmers. For applications and software development, we pride ourselves on creating platforms that are intuitive, reliable and aesthetic. We excel at data storage, mapping, and visualization including development of dynamic dashboards to analyze and communicate complex datasets. We pride ourselves on rapid turnaround, high-quality deliverables that are on-message and aligned with our clients’ programs. Our reputation and highly-specialized expertise have led us to projects around the globe, while ...our offices provide local footprints in high-pressure regions of California (San Diego), the Southeast (Nashville, TN) and Chesapeake Bay (Fairfax, VA).