The Davey Tree Expert Company

Water Resource Design Engineer

Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23451

Additional Locations: n/a

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

Requisition ID: 197880

Position Overview


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking a Water Resource Design Engineer to join the Virginia Beach, VA team. Provide water resources engineering services & solutions to effectively manage natural resources.  Understands the contract needs and specifications of customers and develops appropriate water resource engineering solutions;  Inspects a wide range of habitats, both natural and disturbed, and assesses their condition, health and functionality according to customer specifications; Analyzes environmental conditions and develops solutions using advanced computer skills (such as Auto CAD, SWMM, HEC-HMS, and TR-55) and advanced mathematical modeling;  Understands and applies applicable environmental regulations and compliance standards to customer projects;  Summarizes and reports on observations and data collected in the field; and  Reads and follow maps; navigates (in vehicle and on foot) through a variety of terrains.



Need Bachelor or higher in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or Biological Engineering.  Need 12 months exp. as a Natural Resource Consultant, Natural Resource Engineer, Water Resources Engineer, or Environmental Engineer.  Need Driver's license and driving record that confirms no more than one major violation and no more than two non-major violations within last 12 months.  1 yr. Experience with various hydrologic and hydraulic methodologies and theory.  1 yr. Experience with performing hydrologic analysis using ArcGIS, SWMM or HEC-HMS modelling applications.  1 yr. Experience with culvert and storm drain modeling and analysis.


Additional Information


What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 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: None 

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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