Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the world’s leading wetland and waterfowl conservation organization, is seeking a self-motivated, experienced civil engineer headquartered out of the Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, CA. The employee's position location is negotiable. The successful applicant will join a highly motivated conservation team of biologists and engineers who are responsible for the planning, design, and construction of wetland and wild land restoration projects in the San Joaquin Valley or in the Bay Area.
Candidates must have at minimum, a B.S in an engineering curriculum and be a registered civil engineer in the state of California. Desirable qualifications include GPS surveying, Civil3D, construction inspection and management, erosion control, soil science, hydraulics, agricultural engineering, and levee, canal, and/or pump station design. Demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able to work with and solve problems in close team-based relationships. Candidates must be able to perform field work that includes strenuous outdoor activity in difficult environmental conditions. Completion of safety training for small boat and all-terrain vehicle operation will be required.
Regional Engineers perform a full range of project planning, design, contracting, and construction management functions on wetland, riparian, and associated habitat restoration projects. Project delivery responsibilities include scoping and proposal development, topographic surveying, engineering design, project bidding, field inspection, and construction management. A close working relationship with local, state and federal personnel, private landowners, and other conservation partners will be an important aspect of the job. The position will include travel throughout California.
Specific duties include:
- Prepare proposal scope of work and budgets.
- Develop topographic surveys and collect field data for design.
- Prepare project plans, technical specifications and cost estimates.
- Conduct field inspection and perform construction management oversight.
- Ensure that consultants and contractors adhere to project plans, specifications and schedules.
- Act as contracting officer, ensure contract compliance and manage project budgets.
To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link:
and and attach a cover letter, resume and references. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Western Regional Office 3074 Gold Canal Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (916) 851-5331.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $0.00 per year
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Schedule
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Professional Development Assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vision Insurance
- 8 Hour Shift
- Monday to Friday
- CAD software: 1 year (Preferred)
- A valid PE license (Preferred)
- Only full-time employees eligible