This job posting isn't available in all website languages
Engineering Research
190DZ Requisition #
RTI International’s Center for Water Resources, which provides hydrologic and hydraulic modeling services, decision support applications development, data management and analysis system design, and environmental engineering support to government agencies, private companies, and international clients, has an immediate opportunity for a Water Resources Engineer at the Center office in Fort Collins, Colorado.  

The successful candidate will work as part of the RTI team on projects that involve:
• Developing hydrologic, hydraulic, reservoir operations, and watershed models
• Configuring and deploying decision support systems (DSS’s) for water resources management applications
• Processing hydrometeorological data, including statistical analysis, diagnostic tests, synthetic generation, and trend analyses
• Remote sensing applications using GIS and Google Earth Engine applications
• International travel for site visits, stakeholder engagement, conducting technical trainings, and support of business development activities.


• Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Water Resources 
• Direct experience in the analysis and processing of hydrometeorological data
• Ability and willingness to travel internationally for extended periods
• Experience in hydrologic, hydraulic, reservoir operations, and watershed models (e.g. HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-ResSIM, RiverWare, SWAT, MODSIM)
• Demonstratable skill using Python libraries for data analysis, modeling, and visualization (e.g. Matplotlib, Pandas, Bokeh)
• Ability to write scripts and create customized tools and applications (Python, R, JavaScript, VBA, C#, Java)
• Demonstrated ability to work in teams, be flexible to dynamic conditions, and support the RTI Mission.
• Proficiency in languages beyond English viewed favorably.


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.
For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions