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Higher Job Growth

Over 10-Year Period


Larger Retirement

Great Place to Work


Denver, CO


Full Time


Mid Level

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Project Hydrologist/Analyst

Denver, CO - W-Water & Environment

Job Description:  RESPEC is seeking a candidate to join our water resources team at our Denver, Colorado location. The position will perform various tasks for projects in the following disciplines: watershed planning studies, floodplain mapping studies, storm drainage design, flood control design, stream restoration design, water supply planning, and Machine Learning systems, models, and schemes.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least a bachelor of science degree in Hydrology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related discipline or a related field with 5-12 years of experience. Additional qualifications include:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with hydraulic and hydrologic modeling
  • Practical application of the various hydrology/hydraulics software, including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, CUHP, SWMM, SRH 2D, RAS 2D, and Flo 2D
  • Experience with GIS
  • Exposure to machine learning
  • Strong computer skills including working with GIS-type software and digital databases
  • Programming experience including Python, R, Java, MATLAB, and VBA
  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing efficient algorithms and performing analysis with a numerical scripting language such as Python, R or MATLAB
  • Experience designing and building statistical forecasting models and machine learning models
  • Experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences.

Examples of Duties:

  • Preparing and/or managing the preparation of technical reports
  • Analyzing various types of flow, rainfall, and water quality data
  • Create innovative solutions to complex analysis requirements
  • Conduct statistical analysis, set up experiments, formulate hypothesis and evaluate statistical significance to identify meaningful insights
  • Communicate findings and provide recommendations
  • Develop machine learning components and apply these to anomaly detection
  • Plan, conduct, develop, and operationalize machine learning models on datasets that include time-series, text, etc.
  • Engage with technical users to identify opportunities to drive use cases for AI/ML
  • Use machine learning, deep learning, and other data science techniques to create analytics solutions to business problems and make data-driven recommendations
  • Maintain awareness of emerging analytics technologies.

Compensation: Typical salary range for this position is $80,000 to $115,000. Compensation for the position will depend on several factors, including the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience, and may be outside of the range shown. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, and dental insurance; holidays; paid leave; maternity leave, 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); continuing education; and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.