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Parsons Corporation Associate Civil Engineer - Drainage/Hydrology Design in Indianapolis, Indiana

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:


Parsons is seeking an entry level Drainage Design Engineer to design transportation road and highway projects for Indiana DOT and surrounding region. We are actively looking for a great candidate to join our stable and growing Indianapolis office. The successful candidate will work with a team to ensure projects are designed in accordance with current manuals and specifications, as well as following accepted industry practices and procedures.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

This position is open to new or recent graduates of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Civil Engineering.


  • Work will include watershed delineations, hydrology calculations, hydraulic modeling for bridges, culverts, storm sewer design and layout, ditch capacity calculations, water quality and stormwater detention routing analysis.

  • Complete a variety of assignments utilizing CAE/CAD or GIS as applicable.

  • Detailed engineering analyses will be presented in calculations, technical reports / exhibits, constructionplans / details and quantity calculations.

  • Other duties may include assisting with roadway design, temporary erosion control and environmental permits. Candidate will interface with CAD designers, other engineers and clients.

  • The successful candidate will gain great water resources experience in transportation engineering not only in Indiana but across the nation.

  • Review small and portions of larger supplier drawing submittals and assists in performing technical bid analyses.

  • Prepare and issue specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

  • Collaborate with Designers and Engineers working on the same projects.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in civil engineering

  • 0-2 years or more of related work experience

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate is preferred

  • Any experience or previous internship work with state DOT highway projects desirable

  • Familiarity with the following design software is also a plus: Microstation, Inroads, Bentley Hydraulic and Hydrology Software, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HY8, TR-20, Microsoft Excel, Adobe, BlueBeam

  • Reporting Office: Indianapolis, IN

About Parsons

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Diversity at Work

Currently, Parsons employees are engaged in projects in 27 countries. These dedicated workers speak more than 80 languages collectively and hold nearly 10,000 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

Innovation at Work

Parsons has been combining strong forward-thinking and cutting-edge technology to improve the way people connect with the world for more than 70 years. Our success has been in striking the balance between big ideas and the technical ability to bring them to life. Thanks to Parsons' global network of resources, we have the power to combine leading-edge technology with unparalleled quality and control. We back it all up with an unwavering commitment to safety for domestic and international projects of any scale, under any conditions. All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.