CLOSED: Senior Hydraulic Engineer – Durham, NC; Raleigh, NC; or Columbia, SC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking a full-time Senior Hydraulic Engineer to join our expanding team in any of our three office locations. Three Oaks is a growing, sustainability-oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals focused on helping clients accomplish infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service, while providing our employees with the flexibility to balance business and family responsibilities. Three Oaks offers exceptional benefits, including health, dental, flexible spending account, and matching 401(k), as well as flexible work schedules.

The ideal candidate will develop and lead a hydraulic engineering and stormwater group within our growing company. Our goal is to offer our clients expanded services in hydrologic and hydraulic engineering for multimodal transportation and other infrastructure projects, stormwater best management practice (BMP) planning and design, and resiliency planning. This group will also support our existing services in environmental permitting, stormwater BMP inspection, and watershed planning.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering with at least 10 years of experience in hydrologic and hydraulic engineering.
• Professional Engineer in North Carolina and/or South Carolina
• Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
• Experience in drainage design, stormwater BMP design, erosion and sediment control, and Clean Water Act Section 404/401 permitting
• Experience on NCDOT and/or SCDOT design projects
• Proficiency with Microstation, Geopak, Geopak Drainage, and HEC-RAS
• Experience managing projects and staff

To Apply:
Applications will be accepted through Monday, January 31, 2022. The start date for this position is flexible. Please email letter of interest, resume, and three references to careers@threeoaksengineering.com.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

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Three Oaks Welcomes Christy Shumate to Our Columbia, SC, Office!

Three Oaks Engineering is pleased to announce that Christy Shumate, AICP, has joined our Columbia, South Carolina, office!

Christy will serve as a Senior Environmental Planner and will support our transportation clients such as the South Carolina Department of Transportation and County Transportation divisions. She has over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry with DOT projects completed in SC, NC, VA, WV, and GA. In her recent role as Senior Transportation Planner/ Project Manager, she led some of the largest environmental analysis projects in recent NCDOT history and assisted the NCDOT in developing guidance documents related to NEPA streamlining and the Clean Water Act Section 404 Merger process. In addition to her planning and NEPA experience, she provides expertise in visual impact assessment, Section 4(f) and Section 6(f) compliance, public and stakeholder outreach, and Environmental Justice evaluation.

“I am so excited to join the Three Oaks team in South Carolina and am looking forward to getting involved in some of the great projects they are working on with SCDOT and others across the state,” Christy stated.

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Christy to our team,” said Three Oaks SC practice leader Mark Mohr. ” She is incredibly talented, and we are excited about her future with us.”

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Three Oaks Receives SBA Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Certification

March 9, 2021

Three Oaks Engineering has been certified as an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) by the US Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program (WOSB Program), as set forth in Title 13, Part 127 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). With this certification, Three Oaks is eligible to compete for WOSB Federal Contracting Program set-aside contracts within eligible industries where women-owned small businesses are underrepresented. The federal government’s goal is to award at least 5 percent of all federal contract dollars to women-owned small businesses each year.

We look forward to offering our environmental, planning, and traffic engineering services to new clients in the federal market. You can learn more about our services at https://threeoaksengineering.com.   

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Three Oaks Named 2020 Employer of the Year by WTS NC Triangle

Originally posted May 27, 2020

Three Oaks Engineering has been named 2020 Employer of the Year by the North Carolina Triangle chapter of WTS International. Three Oaks was selected because of its commitment to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. “We appreciate the efforts of WTS to highlight organizations that recruit and retain women as part of their mission to attract, sustain, connect and advance women’s careers to strengthen the transportation industry,” said Three Oaks president Suzanne Unger Young. “Three Oaks is a proud sponsor of WTS.”

Young founded Three Oaks in 2014 after 18 years in the consulting engineering industry. Three Oaks was born of a desire to create the kind of workplace she dreamed of, with a focus on helping clients accomplish infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs while striving to be a sustainable partner in the community and providing employees with the flexibility to balance business and family responsibilities. Over the last six years, Three Oaks has grown to 40 staff across three offices – American Tobacco Campus in Durham (headquarters), Centennial Campus in Raleigh, and Columbia, South Carolina. The company has been recognized for its sustainability practices with bronze status in the Bull City Workplace Challenge and is a silver League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Business.

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