Junior Restoration Engineer/Civil Engineer

Junior Restoration Engineer/Civil Engineer

Office location: Berkeley, Los Angeles, Arcata, CA or Portland, OR

Stillwater Sciences seeks highly motivated junior-level engineer to serve as a member of an inter-disciplinary team working on habitat restoration planning, design, and implementation, as well as general water resources management projects, throughout California, the Pacific Northwest, and Rockies. The idea candidate will have an engineering degree and 2–4 years of professional experience.

The Engineer with be responsible for:

  • Topographic and bathymetric survey
  • Integrating mapping and analytical tasks in ArcGIS and AutoCAD
  • Hydraulic and sediment transport modeling (1-D and 2-D)
  • Design tasks in AutoCAD Civil3D, including grading, creating and working with surfaces, and design drawing production
  • Development of construction specifications and cost estimates
  • Construction management for restoration and infrastructure projects
  • Technical writing

Qualified applicants should possess:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering
  • EIT certification and ability to obtain a PE within 1–2 years
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Demonstrated excellence with verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to organize resources, analyze data, and confidently interact with project team members
  • Passion for rivers and furthering river science and the practice of river restoration

Ideal candidates will possess west coast experience in/with:

  • Restoration planning, design, and implementation in riverine, wetland and estuarine environments
  • Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species recovery, integrated multi-benefit restoration, stormwater engineering, trails and park design, fish passage, and/or dam removal
  • Total station, RTK GPS, and bathymetric survey equipment
  • AutoCAD Civil3D including surfaces, grading, and plan layout
  • Excel spreadsheet models, and writing code, including using R
  • Modeling stream channel hydraulics
  • Construction management and oversight
How to apply

Due to the collaborative nature of our work, Stillwater Sciences employees have been strongly encouraged to be vaccinated, and we have a very high rate of vaccination within the company. Given recent executive orders from the Biden Administration and as a company that is a Federal contractor, we will require all employees to be fully vaccinated by early December 2021.

Compensation and Application Details:

  • Full-time position with benefits.
  • Out-of-town work required.
  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Stillwater Sciences provides a competitive compensation package including a 401(k) plan, ESOP, and full health and dental care.
  • Please send a cover letter with a resume, writing sample, and salary requirements in MS Word or PDF format to: resume@stillwatersci.com.
  • Please indicate “Junior Restoration/Civil Engineer” in the subject line.
  • Resumes without a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.
  • Position will remain open until filled.
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