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Ecosystems Restoration Engineer

SWCA, Inc. d/b/a SWCA Environmental Consultants
Fort Collins, Colorado
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SWCA, Inc. d/b/a SWCA Environmental Consultants seeks Ecosystems Restoration Engineer to work in Fort Collins, CO.

JOB DUTIES:  Engineer, plan, design, and oversee construction and maintenance of ecosystem restoration and enhancement projects including: natural channel design/stream restoration, freshwater and coastal wetland restoration, and ecologically-enhanced drainage and flood control channel stabilization. Perform engineering design and development of construction plans under the direction of the project manager and lead designer/engineer. Plan and design hydraulic systems using computer assisted design or drawing tools. Mentor CADD technicians in natural channel design. Perform water resources assessments and analysis including: watershed hydrology, open-channel hydraulics, river and floodplain modelling, and stormwater management.

REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a master’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field and 3 months of experience as a Stream Restoration Engineering Intern. Also requires education or experience in the following: assess, analyze, and design 3D stream restoration projects and channel designs using AutoDesk Civil 3D 2018, “Breaklines” design tool and supporting design tools: RIVERMorph, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, Excel VBA, and ArcGIS; collect fluvial geomorphic survey data and install construction layout using survey-grade GPS and total station equipment; compile, process and synthesize geomorphic and hydraulic data; analyze river sediment transport capacity, competency, and budget using HEC-RAS and Flowsed/Powersed; develop optimized 3D stream corridor grading plans; develop complete stream restoration construction plan sets. 25% travel to other SWCA offices/projects within the US is required.

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY:  Email resume to recruiting@swca.com and reference Job ID #519KL in subject line.


Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-10

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Ecosystems Restoration Engineer

SWCA, Inc. d/b/a SWCA Environmental Consultants
Fort Collins, Colorado

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