Wood is seeking a Water Resources Engineer to join our growing, outstanding, and energetic team of award - winning environmental and water resource professionals in one of our four convenient office locations in the Puget Sound, Washington region, or in our Portland, Oregon Office. We work closely with our clients on habitat restoration, fish - passage, coastal development, and water quality protection projects.
You would play a key role in projects addressing stream and estuarine habitat restorations, culvert replacement, and fish passage design. Our preferred candidate would have completed successful fish passage projects in the Pacific Northwest within the last 5 years following Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Stream Simulation Guidelines or U.S. Forest Service’s Stream Simulation Approach.
This role will manage or contribute to successful projects from early planning and concept, through design, approvals, construction and monitoring phases.
Prepare design plans, specifications, and cost estimates for projects
Develop hydraulic - based designs for river and stream habitat restoration, fish passage structures, grade control structures, bank protection, scour protection
Author technical reports, design basis, and effectively communicate project details
Perform / manage sediment and hydraulic analysis and modeling
Participate or lead project management duties such as client management, maintaining budgets and schedules, coordinating with other staff members and managing workflow
Perform channel surveys using standard survey equipment, possibly under difficult site conditions
Assist in providing construction oversight and field engineering, when needed
Run / direct 1 - D (HEC - RAS) and 2 - D hydraulic / hydrologic modeling, AutoCAD drafting, and GIS analysis
Support development of project proposals, including developing design budgets, project schedules and scopes of work
Contribute to multidisciplinary design projects with shared outcomes
Use excellent listening skills to hear client needs and deliver results in a proactive manner
Skills / Qualifications
BS in Civil / Water Resources / Environmental Engineering and / or Fluvial geomorphology; MS preferred
Licensed PE in State of Washington or able to acquire within 90 days of hire
Eight or more years of experience designing and analyzing stream / estuarine habitat restorations including:
fresh water and / estuary stream channel design
evaluations of stream / fluvial hydrogeomorphology, hydraulics / hydrology, stream flows and tidal affects
grading plans, streambed material design, sediment transport analysis
in - stream channel stability assessments, using large woody material with / without anchor systems design
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2020-70572
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