Project Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Project Engineer for its Fairfax, VA office.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Collaborate with resilience planning, modeling and computing teams in executing engineering and data analytics projects.
  • Coordinate with the visualization team to explore modern technology solutions and produce feature rich, user-friendly visualization products.
  • Work with the project managers and help in proposal writing and intel gathering.
  • Assist in resilience projects planning and execution, owning specific project modules.
  • Follow best practices and standards for developing data models and implement analytical solutions.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Required Skills (you don't need to have them all to apply):
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Environmental Science, Urban/Resilience planning, Water Resources, GIS or other relevant technical field.
  • At least 5 years' experience in data analysis and visualization projects, preferably with natural hazard and risk analysis data.
  • Experience as technical lead or management lead on big data projects involving proprietary and open-source geospatial data.
  • Ability to work independently using strong organizational skills and operate effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiar with Tableau, PowerBI or similar business intelligence and data analytics software.
  • Familiar with Python scripting language for big data processing.
  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills.

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of relational database managements systems such as SQL Server, and PostgreSQL.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager
  • Familiarity with Water Resources concepts such as Sea Level Rise, Hydrology, and other riverine/coastal impacts analysis.

Familiarity with FEMA programs such as NFIP, Risk MAP and CNMS.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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