Environmental Engineer

Berkeley, CA

Stillwater Sciences seeks a highly motivated environmental engineer (EIT or PE), water quality specialist, or hydrologist to serve as a member of an inter-disciplinary team working on a range of projects involving land and water resource management, habitat restoration planning, design, and monitoring. 

The environmental engineer will be responsible for:

  • Participating in interdisciplinary teams focused on watershed assessment, habitat enhancement, water quality analyses and water conservation planning;
  • Field data collection, analysis, and reporting of hydrologic, water quality, and aquatic habitat information;
  • Preparation of environmental assessment and compliance documentation; and
  • Technical and analytical support in developing engineering designs for river and aquatic habitat restoration projects.

Qualified applicants should possess:

  • MS with 3+ years of experience in fields of civil/environmental engineering, water quality or hydrology;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to organize resources, prepare and/or execute detailed work plans, analyze data and confidently interact with project team members and clients;
  • Excellent technical writing skills in scientific report format, literature review summaries, and document editing;
  • Advanced skill with Microsoft Excel, database software, statistical analysis using R or other statistical software;
  • Experience with some of the following: environmental policy and environmental compliance documentation, water chemistry, in-situ water quality instrumentation and sample collection, fish community sampling, hydrologic measurements, aquatic habitat assessment, instream flow studies, and macroinvertebrate community evaluation.
  • Willingness to travel and work long hours in the field (potentially in rural and challenging environments) or in the office to meet project needs/deadlines. 


About Stillwater Sciences:

Stillwater Sciences (www.stillwatersci.com) is an environmental consulting firm specializing in science-based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource managementWe assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes.  We have 60 dedicated and enthusiastic employees located along the West Coast in six main offices. We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied science. We pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a healthy blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork. Stillwater Sciences is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and recently began an employee ownership transition process.


How to apply

Availability, Compensation and Application Details:

Full-time position with benefits.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Stillwater Sciences provides a competitive compensation package including a 401(k) plan and full health and dental care. 

Please send a cover letter (including your desired salary range) with a resume and writing sample in MS Word or PDF format to: resume@stillwatersci.com

Please write “Berkeley Environmental Engineer” in the subject line.

Resumes without a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.

Resume closing date is April 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

Electronic submissions preferred.