Coastal Resources, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time Mid-level Water Resources Engineer.   The successful candidates will work closely with our existing team of hydrologists, biologists, geomorphologists, and engineers to perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, collect and interpret field data, conduct watershed assessments, and provide technical support and CADD for stream and wetland enhancement/restoration, and SWM projects.

Candidates must have a B.A or B.S. degree in civil or water resources engineering, or a related field.  Proficiency with Bentley Microstation or Autodesk AutoCAD is required.  Coursework in hydrology, hydraulics, open channel flow, sediment transport, soils and/or geomorphology is desirable.  Experience in hydrologic data collection, topographic surveying, leading field crews, or proficiency in ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, TR-20, Rivermorph or GISHydro software is a plus.  Stream restoration short courses are also helpful, but not necessary.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills and demonstrated experience working effectively both independently and in multi-disciplinary teams.

Qualifications:

  • Maryland P.E., or ability to obtain Maryland P.E. license through reciprocity within 1 year from date of hire required
  • Proficiency with Bentley MicroStation or Autodesk AutoCAD.  Proficiency with both preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the design and/or review of water resources projects including stream restoration
  • Knowledge of H&H modeling software packages required, including HEC-RAS, HY-8, TR-55, and TR-20
  • Must have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and management
  • Must have the ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to train and mentor less experienced staff
  • Must be willing to perform a wide range tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Familiarity with Sediment & Stormwater permitting required
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Duties may include:

  • Develop and analyze existing and proposed hydrology and hydraulic models
  • Design and evaluate Low-Impact Development (LID) Environmental Site Design (ESD) practices
  • Perform NPDES BMP site searches for stormwater management retrofits
  • Prepare SWM reports, plans, specifications and estimates for construction and grant applications
  • Perform design and analyses of drainage ditches and linings, ponds, culverts and energy-dissipating devices
  • Erosion & Sediment Control permitting and design, including phased construction
  • Analysis with UMD GISHydro or USGS StreamStats
  • Develop water budgets for wetland mitigation sites and report results
  • Prepare milestone submittals including plans, specifications and estimates for advertisement and construction
  • Stream classification/geomorphology and assessment
  • Stream restoration using natural channel design and threshold channel design
  • Providing assignments and mentoring junior staff

Competitive salary and benefits package. EEO. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.  Email cover letter, resume and references to sallyw@cri.biz.  No phone calls please.