Restoration/Civil Engineer

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Stillwater Sciences seeks a highly motivated restoration 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 and the Pacific Northwest. 

The Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Writing sections of technical reports and proposals;
  • Design tasks in AutoCAD Civil3D;
  • Hydraulic modeling in HEC-RAS;
  • Mapping and analytical tasks in ArcGIS;
  • Field data collection and analysis related to habitat restoration design and water resources management;
  • Development of construction specifications and cost estimates; and
  • Construction management for restoration and infrastructure projects.

Qualified applicants should possess:

  • BS in engineering with 4+ years of engineering-related work experience or MS in engineering with 2+ years of engineering-related work experience;
  • EIT certification and ability to obtain a PE within 1-2 years;
  • Experience working with AutoCAD Civil3D 2015 including surfaces, grading, and plan layout;
  • Experience modeling stream channel hydraulics using HEC-RAS;
  • Experience with a total station and RTK GPS survey equipment;
  • Experience with ArcGIS including a fundamental understanding of digital terrain surfaces and mapping tasks;
  • Proficiency in Excel;
  • Ideal candidate will have experience with construction management and oversight;
  • Demonstrated excellence with verbal and written communication; and
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to organize resources, analyze data, and confidently interact with project team members.

About Stillwater Sciences:

Stillwater Sciences ( is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm specializing in scientifically-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 approximately 65 full-time dedicated and enthusiastic employees located along the West Coast in six offices. We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied scientific research. 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.

How to apply

Availability, 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:

Please write “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.

Electronic submissions preferred.