- Microsoft Excel
- Professional Engineer
- Communication skills
- Writing skills
- Microsoft Word
RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.
We are accepting applications for a Water Resource Engineer with 10+ years of experience in our San Francisco office.
As a Water Resource Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on projects you design through the entire project’s life cycle. Our Engineers are involved from initial concept through construction and long-term monitoring allowing our team to conduct adaptive management and apply innovative techniques to future restoration projects.
The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include but are not limited to the planning, design and management of river restoration, streambank stabilization, wetland restoration and other stormwater and restoration related design projects. Responsibilities would include coordination of project teams, client contact and communication, review of designs for quality assurance and control, providing engineering evaluations, technical reports, specifications, design plans, construction schedules and cost estimates.
You would work as part of a turn-key restoration project delivery team including land acquisition, design, permitting, construction, monitoring and maintenance. Collaborate with a talented team of fisheries biologists, ecologists, geomorphologists, land acquisition specialists, and regulatory experts. Lead local restoration design and implementation team.
B.S. in an engineering field (such as but not limited to civil engineering, agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering or natural resources engineering, etc.)
A California registered PE or have equivalent experience and ability to pass the PE exam
Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.) with attention to detail
Ability to coordinate and manage teams of engineers and scientists.
Ability to manage subconsultants and subcontractors to deliver projects on time and on budget.
Ability to travel occasionally to sites as needed. Overnight stays very occasionally are required
A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
Experience delivering stormwater engineering, floodplain analyses, hydraulic and hydrology investigation, stream/wetland crediting as well as stream and wetland restoration design.
Fish passage and dam removal experience
Stormwater BMP design experience
Has conducted grade checks, performed bid spec reviews, and has evaluated contract performance milestones in the field.
Familiarity with Northern and Southern California riverine systems
AutoCAD, Micro-Station, Grading Applications within CADD, GIS, Hydrologic Modeling software, and Hydraulic Modeling Software
Now is an exciting time to join RES! If you’d like to learn more about our work in California, check out these links below:
Mitigation and Conservation Bank Portfolio
Klamath Dam Removal Project
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.