Restoration Engineer (Entry-level, Los Angeles)

Restoration Engineer (Entry-level)

This position is no longer accepting applications. See a listing of our current openings here.

Experience with the following is required:

  • 1D hydraulic modeling in HEC-RAS
  • Mapping and analytical tasks in ArcGIS
  • Excel spreadsheets

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • AutoCAD Civil3D drafting, especially including grading, creating and working with surfaces, and design drawing production
  • 1D hydraulic modeling in HEC-RAS, specifically modeling channel and floodplain hydraulics
  • 2D hydraulic modeling
  • Experience in urban stream restoration, Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species recovery, integrated multi-benefit park/wetland/lake rehabilitation, stormwater engineering, trails and park design, fish passage, and dam removal. Experience in LA River and Santa Ana River watersheds is preferred.
  • Writing code, including R code
  • Sediment transport modeling and/or analysis
  • Field data collection and analysis related to habitat restoration, geomorphic assessment, and water resources management
  • Total station and RTK GPS survey equipment
  • Geomorphic, hydrologic, and/or ecological assessment or analysis
  • Development of construction specifications and cost estimates
  • Construction oversight for restoration and mitigation projects
  • Writing sections of technical reports and proposals
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Qualified applicants are required to possess:

  • BS in engineering or physical sciences with 1+ year of practitioner experience or MS in engineering with 0+ years of practitioner experience
  • EI/EIT certification or ability to obtain in 1 year (engineer candidates only)
  • Demonstrated excellence with verbal and written communication
  • Effectively manage task to budget
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to organize resources, analyze data, and confidently interact with project team members
  • Passion about rivers and furthering river science and the practice of river restoration
How to apply

Compensation and Application Details:

  • Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Stillwater Sciences provides a competitive compensation package including a 401(k) plan, ESOP, and full health and dental care.
  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send a cover letter describing experience (including salary range), writing sample, with a resume, in MS Word or PDF format to:

  • Please note “LA – Restoration Engineer – Entry” in the subject line.
  • Resumes without a cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
  • Position will remain open until filled.

This position is no longer accepting applications. See a listing of our current openings here.

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