The Davey Tree Expert Company

Water Resources Engineer

Millersville, MD, US, 21108

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: MD, Millersville, 1131 Benfield Boulevard, Suite L-M, 21108 

Requisition ID: 180174

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking an entry-level civil/environmental/water resources or biological engineer interested in wetlands, streams, and water resources. Projects may include stream restoration, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, low impact development, wetlands mitigation design, floodplain studies, and living shoreline and coastal resiliency design.

Job Duties


Primary duties will include:

  • Stream restoration design, project drawings
  • Stream assessment and monitoring
  • Stream restoration construction oversight
  • Hydrologic watershed analysis
  • Hydraulic analysis of open and closed drainage systems
  • SWM/LID/BMP design
  • Wetlands mitigation design, project drawings
  • Floodplain studies
  • Clean Water Act permitting
  • Chesapeake Bay Critical Area delineation
  • Chesapeake Bay preservation studies and approvals
  • Preparing presentations for clients and/or public outreach
  • Other civil and environmentally-related studies
  • Autodesk® computer aided design work




  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental/biological engineering or closely related discipline
  • Experience in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D (or other professional CAD software)



  • EIT, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Up to five years of relevant experience
  • Experience in hydrologic and/or hydraulic modelling (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS 1D, and TR-55)
  • Experience with stream restoration design
  • Experience with wetland mitigation design
  • Master’s degree in civil/environmental or biological engineering, or closely related discipline


Additional Information

What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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