Sr. Engineering Division Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
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RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 180 stream miles and 40,400 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 6,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 11,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 240 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability.


The Senior Engineering Division Manager will direct activities of engineers and the design staff engaged in planning, designing, and coordinating. This individual will be responsible for supervising the design and construction of building projects for clients according to their desires, needs, and financial resources through delegation and collaboration.


The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing multiple teams of diverse disciplines
  • Strategic staff and business planning
  • QA/QC of production
  • Ensuring compliance with pertinent engineering regulations and laws including Section 401/404 of the Clean Water Act
  • Client acquisition and management
  • Establishing and enforcing policies to increase efficiency
  • Assistance with stream and wetland restoration plans
  • Design and creation of soil erosion/sedimentation control plans and construction stormwater plans
  • Writing technical reports/memos for inhouse and external distribution


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of applicable experience
  • Professional Engineering (PE) certificate
  • B.S. in an engineering field (such as but not limited to agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering or natural resources engineering, etc)
  • Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.) with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively focus on a variety of tasks to produce quality results and within deadlines
  • Ability to travel occasionally to meetings, project sites or offices as needed (overnight stays occasionally are required)
  • Ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Acceptable driving record

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans
  • Curriculum or on the job experience with water resources engineering, floodplain analyses, hydraulic and hydrology investigation, as well as stream and wetland biological functionality
  • Clean Water Act, state, and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes
  • Fundamental understanding of wetland delineation, wetland assessments, wetland restoration design and construction
  • Participating in a team environment effectively and efficiently
  • AutoCAD, HEC-RAS or other hydrologic and hydraulic programs
  • Office software to include spreadsheets, budgeting and scheduling programs


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