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Careers at HSW


HSW Engineering, Inc. offers a friendly working environment and a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off (PTO) program, 401K and a bonus plan. HSW takes pride in its employees and strives to constantly provide both an environment for personal and professional growth including opportunities for continuing education.

HSW's primary goal is to maintain a diversified range of professional and technical disciplines possessing the expertise to deal efficiently and cost effectively with both commonplace and complex tasks. HSW provides in-house training and support for professional development opportunities. Participation in professional organizations, preparing technical papers and making presentations at conferences, meetings, and symposia is encouraged. 

Current Opportunities

HSW Engineering, Inc., with offices in Tampa, Orlando, Gainesville, Tallahassee, and Sarasota, Florida, offers job opportunities for various disciplines such as Engineers (Civil, Chemical, Geological, Mechanical, and Environmental); Geologists; Hydrogeologists; Hydrologists; Chemists; Toxicologists; Ecologists; Construction Managers; Computer Modeling Experts; Database Managers; Environmental Technicians; and CAD/GIS Specialists. Successful applicants will work closely with government agencies, including (but not limited to): the Water Management Districts, the US Army Corps of Engineers, DNR, regional water supply authorities and Fortune 500 clients.


Scientists & Engineers - All Levels

HSW Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary, earth science and engineering firm. We are known for solving diverse, complex and challenging projects from site assessment and remediation to water resources for our private and public sector clients. 


Water Resources Engineer / Hydrologist (Tampa)  HSW is looking for applicants specializing in hydrology and hydraulic studies, surface water and groundwater hydrology, with interest in ecohydrology.  Responsibilities include: supporting HSW's considerable experience with water resources assessments (e.g., water supply plans, watershed management plans, Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) technical reports, analyzing and interpreting water resource data, developing hydrologic / hydraulic models, preparing scientific reports, and managing projects commensurate with experience.  The candidate shall possess an M.S. in Civil/Water Resources Engineering (B.S. applicants with outstanding relevant experience) and be a registered professional hydrologist or engineer with 8 to 10 years of experience.  Qualifications: demonstrated experience in hydrology and hydraulics of rivers, lakes and estuaries; understanding of the relationship between hydrology and ecosystem structure and function; working knowledge of applicable engineering and office software:  ArcGIS, AutoCAD/Civil3D, HEC software, and H&H models (SWMM, ICPR, etc.); experience in ecohydrology and statistical and other data management software to perform exploratory data analysis (preferred); strong technical and problem solving skills; excellent communication skills; attention to detail; self motivated; and demonstrated report writing skills. 

Mid-Level Ecologist / Ecohydrologist (Tampa) 
 Responsibilities include supporting HSW's considerable experience with Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) assessments and ecological compliance and land management monitoring; managing projects commensurate with experience involving applied ecology and ecohydrology of freshwater and estuarine systems; preparing monitoring/study plans for evaluations instream and wetlands systems; collecting environmental data and media sampling to characterize wetland habitat, soil, surface water, and groundwater; and analyzing and interpreting environmental data and preparing scientific reports.  Qualifications:  MS or PhD and 5-10 yrs relevant project experience.

Project Scientist / Engineer We seek an experienced hydrologist or similarly qualified environmental scientist or water resources engineer knowledgeable of aquatic and wetland communities and how hydrological processes influence freshwater and estuarine ecosystems. Minimum of a master's of science and 5-8 years of experience performing water resource investigations. Fundamental understanding of surface water and groundwater hydrology and methods of analysis is a must; knowledge and experience related to freshwater ecology and marine biology a plus. Experience compiling hydrological and water-quality data and using statistical and other data management software to perform exploratory data analysis, ANOVA and regression analysis is essential. Experience performing hydrological, ecological and / or GIS modeling a plus. Must demonstrate experience, in whole or part, preparing text, tables and figures for interpretive scientific reports. Must also be willing to work on multi-disciplinary teams and be capable of managing and executing project tasks with limited oversight.

Please forward resumes/references to: HSW Engineering, Inc., 15711 Mapledale Blvd., Suite B, Tampa, Florida 33624-1863. Email: rjones@hsweng.com.