Position: Hydraulic Engineer

Minimum Qualifications: Ten years or more experience, BS Civil Engineering, Professional Engineer’s license in Civil Engineering for Washington. Graduate degree in geomorphology, river engineering, or hydraulics. Strong environmental ethic with experience working on multidisciplinary sustainable river management solutions.  Office: Located in Northwest Washington with periodic travel to project sites and other offices. Seattle or Port Angeles location preferred.

Geographic range: OR, WA, ID, MT, HI, AK, CA

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
    • Scoping and managing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses
    • Hydraulic and hydrologic analysis of existing and proposed conditions, including use of HEC-RAS, RiverFLO-2D, HEC-HMS, HEC-SSP, and other software applications,
    • Scour, sizing, and stability calculations for project elements,
    • Experience working collaboratively with geomorphologists and biologists to integrate additional factors into modeling efforts
  • Technical report writing,
    Development and management of technical scopes, schedules, and budgets,

    • Experience leading project teams
    • Experience training and mentoring staff
  • Engineering analysis and design of stream, riverine, and wetland restoration plans, specifications and cost estimates (preferred, not essential), including:
  • Field work and analysis to evaluate existing conditions, historic impacts, restoration opportunities, and monitor construction of project elements
  • Field work using field gear to include but not limited to use of Total Station, GPS, laser level,
  • CAD Proficiency:
    • Design of surfaces and alignments using Civil 3D, including creating proposed surfaces, cut/fill analysis,
    • Develop engineering plan sets in Civil 3D,
  • Develop project specifications in conformance with state or federal guidelines (WSDOT, ODOT, IDOT etc),
  • Develop construction cost estimates,
  • Stamp and sign plans, specifications and cost estimates produced under your direction and review with principal level QA/QC,
    • On-site inspection and approval of construction of projects, including contractor negotiations and client relations, field adjustments of designs to accommodate conditions at time of construction,
  • Develop and maintain client relationships, support marketing efforts,
    • Experience in winning work from existing or new clients
    • Strong understanding of the state of the art and market competition
  • Identification, pursuit and acquisition of work,
  • Participation in decision making, including but not limited to:
    • Go/No Go for project pursuits,
    • Marketing and conference efforts,
    • Company strategic and business planning,
  • Maintain an upbeat attitude and persevere during challenging field conditions including storms, wind, waves, dust, heat, rain, snow and blackberry brambles in terrain including estuaries, rivers, streams, mountains, forests, deserts and jungles.

Pay: $80,000 – $110,000 depending on experience

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision. 401K, accrual of up to 4 weeks PTO annually

Start Date: July, 2017

Hours:  Full-time