Founded in 1985, Wenck operates both nationally and internationally providing holistic environmental and engineering solutions. We are an employee owned (ESOP) consulting enterprise of 275+ multidisciplinary experts – collaborating, innovating, and championing all facets of our clients most essential business interests. We enhance the quality of life for our clients and communities by unlocking and protecting the world’s most essential needs - air, water, natural resources, and infrastructure.
Wenck culture is dynamic, creative, and rewarding. We do more than just provide reliable, industry leading services that evolve as our clients do. Our greatest strength is our employees, our communities, and our willingness to learn. We value responsive, resilient ideals that result in shared success. Grow alongside the best in your industry to enrich your career path by making a positive impact.
Wenck is seeking a Water Resources/Geo-Environmental Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for projects involving stream bank restoration/stabilization design and sediment transport, and construction oversight and general project management. Preference will be given to candidates who have training in fluvial geomorphology and fish passage design and mitigation, as well as some litigation support experience. This position will require up to 20% fieldwork time and overnight travel up to 20% of the time; fieldwork time and overnight travel time will likely overlap. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of environmental consulting experience and be adept at overseeing and managing projects, requiring coordinating with other practices and/or offices, managing subcontractors, and managing and mentoring staff. The candidate should be a self-motivated, diligent, and caring team-player who is ready to grow with colleagues in and outside their realm of expertise. Come help us build a healthier environment and be part of a network of change.
BS degree in environmental, civil, or geo-environmental engineering (required) from an ABET accredited engineering school
Advanced degree in environmental, civil, or geo-environmental engineering (preferred)
At least 10 years of experience in environmental consulting (required)
PE / PG certification (required)
Construction management experience
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment: handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed (required)
Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record (required)
Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. (required)
Ability to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done. (required)
Willingness to travel for multiple days on occasion for meetings, field work, and to support project teams in other offices. (required)
Ability to work independently to ensure that client needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. (required)
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact with clients and project teams. (required)
Promote cooperation and teamwork among all Wenck members and offices. (required)
Ability to interact with Contractors and manage potential conflicts in the field. (required)
Entrepreneurial, hard-working and enjoys learning.
Project management certification (preferred)
Knowledge and/or experience in use of CAD, GIS, WaterGEMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, or FLO-2D (preferred)
Litigation support experience, preparing presentations for hearings (preferred)
Specialization in Environmental Compliance (preferred)
Storm water permitting and management experience.
Strong in environmental policy with qualitative and quantitative research.
Well versed in environmental compliance program development and the regulation, enforcement, and permitting of diverse industries
Experience working with Environmental Management Systems.
Desire to stay ahead of emerging issues in the wastewater and storm water environmental policy arena.
Specialization in Stream Restoration (preferred)
Proven track record in stream bank restoration/stabilization design, sediment transport, construction oversight, and project management
Training in fluvial geomorphology (Rosgen Levels I – IV or equivalent), stream assessment and restoration training
Ability to lead teams of biologists, botanists, engineers in field assessment and classifications of stream systems
Fish passage design and mitigation
Commensurate with education, training, and experience.
Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.