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Senior Restoration Engineer

Company: Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are HerreraEnvision yourself at a growing, employee-owned company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best performance while making a difference in the world.--- -We are Herrera, a science, planning, and design consulting firm dedicated to working with clients to develop holistic solutions that provide social and environmental benefit. We protect the environment every day by providing a diverse range of consulting services to cities, counties, state and federal agencies, and private clients throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, and western Canada.--- -For over 40 years, Herrera has cultivated a collaborative, caring, and values-driven culture that empowers our employee-owners to achieve excellence while ensuring we have fun along the way. By providing our employee-owners with the autonomy to pursue their professional interests and through encouraging them to grow, we benefit from high employee-owner retention that contributes to our longstanding partnerships with clients. -Our Values -

Treat everyone with respect and dignity, always.--- -Insist on integrity, objectivity, and social and environmental ethics in our work.--- -Act as stewards of the environment upon which we depend.--- -Research and outreach, learn and teach.--- - -Your Opportunity Herrera seeks an engineer with 8 or more years of professional experience and expertise in planning and design of projects in rivers, streams, and floodplains. The geographic base location of this position can be in Seattle, Bellingham, or Portland.---The candidate will support a variety of ecological restoration, flood risk reduction, and infrastructure protection projects for public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest in collaboration with multidisciplinary internal and client project teams. Typical types of projects include: -
  • River and stream habitat restoration and enhancement
  • Fish passage improvements
  • Watershed and floodplain assessment and planning
  • River and stream bank stabilization
  • Flood control
  • Support for other engineering and surface water management projects -Minimum QualificationsEducation, Experience, & Licensure/Certifications -
    • A bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering, or a master's degree in civil or environmental engineering if undergraduate degree was not in engineering
    • 10 or more years of professional experience
    • A current professional engineer's license in Washington or Oregon, or ability to readily obtain one via comity application based on licensure in another state of the US -Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
      • Familiarity with Pacific Northwest watersheds
      • Experience preparing design plans, construction specifications, and construction cost estimates -
      • Experience managing design tasks through design completion and construction -
      • Experience developing scopes of work and budgets for design work -
      • Ability to multi-task daily, and work with a fast-paced team of interdisciplinary staff working on several concurrent projects -
      • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
      • A current driver's licensePreferred Qualifications
        • Master's degree in civil engineering or environmental science with an emphasis on aquatic ecosystems restoration, hydraulics, and/or geomorphology - -
        • Experience as project manager of natural resource restoration or planning projects -
        • Fish passage analysis and design experience with roadway culverts -
        • Construction management and inspection experience -
        • Knowledge of hydrologic analysis and modeling tools and techniques -
        • Hydraulic modeling experience (one- and two-dimensional) -
        • Permit application experience (e.g., Washington State HPA, federal Clean Water Act Section 404, and local agency permits for grading, erosion control, etc.) -
        • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD -
        • Proficiency in the use of ArcGIS -
        • Experience with field data collection and related equipment - -
        • Business development experience -
        • Other specific trainings and professional organization affiliations should be noted in the applicant's r--sum-- and/or cover letter. -We are proud to support our employee-owners by offering the following compensation and benefits. -
          This position is salaried and exempt from overtime; the salary range is $101,000 - $141,200 annuallyFlexible hybrid work culture -Medical/prescription drug/dental/vision insurance for employees and dependents; employees covered at no cost on base plan with buy-up options available; company contribution for dependents -Section 125 flexible benefits plans - healthcare and dependent care -Company-paid life insurance for employees; option to purchase additional life insurance for employees and dependents at employees' expense -Company-paid long term disability insurance for employees; option to purchase short-term disability insurance at employees' expense -Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) -401(k) retirement plan -Paid vacation accrued at 3.077 hours every two weeks (for a 40 hour/week employee, equivalent to 10 days per year) -Paid sick time accrued at 3.077 hours every two weeks (for a 40 hour/week employee, equivalent to 10 days per year) -Flexible paid holidays (10) -Paid volunteer time (8 hours annually) -Company-paid annual membership dues for one professional organization -Professional development / continuing education allowance -Discretionary annual bonus -Transit benefitTo learn more, please visit our website at: -We Are Committed to Equal Opportunity, Diversity, Equity, and InclusionThe requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Herrera does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws. We encourage women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for this position. Herrera is an equal opportunity employer.Powered by JazzHR

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