The Davey Tree Expert Company

Stormwater Management Engineering Practice Lead

Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23451

Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Virginia Beach, 1008 Old Virginia Beach Rd Suite 200, 23451 

Requisition ID: 195566

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking a practice builder in Stormwater Management Engineering and Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) to join our Virginia Beach, Virginia team. The successful candidate will conduct ESC and SWM plan review, develop construction plans, perform design calculations, and assist the MS4 Stormwater Engineering Division Lead in Richmond with a variety of site/civil land development engineering projects for Local Government, Higher Education, and Energy sectors. This Division is based in our Richmond office, but requires additional support in the Hampton Roads region.

Job Duties


•    Meet with clients, prepare scopes of works and fee proposals
•    Mentor existing staff and build local team
•    Conduct ESC and SWM Plan Review
•    Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D to develop concept plans, grading plans, and site designs 
•    Coordinate with Counties and local municipalities
•    Provide technical expertise in site/civil design, hydrology/hydraulics, erosion and sedimentation control, and stormwater management
•    Design and create site layout plans in alignment with client requirements and WSSI standards
•    Collaborate with team members to ensure project objectives (scope, schedule, deliverables) are met in accordance with established metrics




•    Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or biological engineering, or related discipline
•    PE or ability to get within one year of employment
•    Virginia DEQ ESC & SWM Plan Reviewer Certifications
•    Minimum of 5 years Site Plan Review Experience
•    Proven experience with Virginia codes, regulations, and interpreting plans
•    Demonstrated knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D
•    Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
•    Ability to provide excellent customer service
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
•    Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and analytical skills
•    Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals

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.

Company Overview


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by 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, Virginia. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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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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