Water Resources Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Warrenton
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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.


RES is currently accepting applications for a Water Resources Engineer. The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include, but are not limited to performing all aspects of fieldwork, writing technical reports, collecting and organizing data, assistance with stream design and creation of soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and stream restoration plans.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in an engineering field (such as but not limited to agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering or natural resources engineering, etc.), be a registered EIT or have equivalent experience and ability to pass the EIT exam.  
  • 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 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
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred 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


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