Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer

Los Angeles or Morro Bay, CA

Stillwater Sciences seeks a highly-motivated Senior Engineer to serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working on process-based river restoration design and implementation projects, watershed assessment and planning studies, fluvial geomorphic investigations and general water resources management projects, throughout the west and Pacific Northwest.

Experience with the following is required:

  • Project Management
  • AutoCAD Civil3D drafting that includes 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
  • Mapping and analytical tasks in ArcGIS
  • Construction specifications and cost estimate development
    Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Urban stream restoration, integrated multi-benefit park/wetland/lake rehabilitation, stormwater management, fish passage, and dam removal
  • Field data collection and analysis related to habitat restoration, geomorphic assessment, and water resources management
  • Excel spreadsheet models
  • Large Wood (LW) stability analysis and design
  • Watershed planning
  • Writing code, including use of R
  • Total station and RTK GPS survey equipment
  • Construction oversight

Qualified applicants are required to possess:

  • BS or MS in engineering with 10+ years of engineering-related work experience
  • Current PE certification
  • Demonstrated excellence with verbal and written communication
  • Experience managing large-scale restoration and water infrastructure projects
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to organize resources, analyze data, and confidently interact with project team members
  • Interest in process-based analysis and design, if engineering experience has not specifically been in the process-based approach
  • 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 or Morro Bay, 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 (include requested salary range), work examples (e.g., example designs, drawings, or Basis of Design report) with a resume, in MS Word or PDF format to: resume@stillwatersci.com; note “Senior Engineer” in the subject line.
  • Resumes without a cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
  • Position will remain open until filled.

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