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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Water / Wastewater Graduate Engineer in Austin, Texas

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

If you’re looking for a firm that encourages innovative thinking and challenges you every day, with an opportunity to learn and advance, a career at Hanson is right for you. The belief in sustainability within our company’s practices creates a focus on client success and partnerships that are important to our communities and our environment.

At the core of our water resources practice is the desire to be good stewards of our waterways and the surrounding environment. As engineering professionals, we plan, design and permit water resources infrastructure across the U.S. and abroad. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built-environment with nature.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Water / Wastewater Graduate Engineer position in the Austin, TX office. Other Hanson locations will be considered depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

About us

Hanson is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

Position Profile

This position is an entry-level position geared for professional learning, growth, and increasing responsibility for master planning, permitting, design, and construction-related services for water resources projects for roadway, railroad, aviation, and industrial projects.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling on a variety of projects ranging from simple roadways and site developments to large scale urban flood control projects. Plan, design and procure permitting for levees, dams, reservoirs, bridges and culverts. Assist in project activities such as storm water management, field inspections, floodplain modeling, scour analysis, erosion protection, stream restoration, unsteady flow modeling, 2-D modeling, floodway construction permitting, FEMA permitting and preparation of technical reports. Collaborate with Senior Technical staff Prepare calculations, quantity take-offs, and opinions of probable construction costs Other duties as assigned.



  • A bachelor's degree in the engineering field is required. Additional course work in water resources is desirable.

  • E.I.T. is desirable.

  • Master’s degree is desirable.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient with the following software programs is desirable: HEC-RAS (1D & 2D), HEC-HMS, TR-55, HY8, XP-SWMM, EPA-SWMM, Flo-2D, SMS, SRH-2D, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and ArcGIS

Soft Skills:

  • The candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently, have the desire to learn new skills, be self-motivated, and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills

Working at Hanson:

  • Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.

  • Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments and to work overtime to meet project demands.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.



Hanson specializes in engineering, planning and a range of allied services. We’re an employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm with offices across the United States.

Since 1954, our clients have known us as a trusted partner, committed to their success and capable of handling challenging projects. From planning and design to construction and completion, we’ll take a hands-on approach to your project with a clear focus on your goals, budget and timeline.