• Civil Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
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  • Overview

    RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a of balance economic development and ecological sustainability.


    We are accepting applications for a Senior Civil or Water Resources Engineer with 7+ years of experience in our Richmond, Virginia office. The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include but are not limited to performing all aspects of compliance with the county’s plan review processes and requirements, preparation of grading plans, design of ecological-based restorative design plans, floodplain studies, soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, natural resource inventory and conservation plans.


    • B.S. in an engineering field (such as but not limited to civil engineering, agricultural engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering or natural resources engineering, etc.)
    • A registered PE or have equivalent experience and ability to pass the PE 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

    Experience with the following:

    • Experienced at preparing grading plans, soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans
    • Curriculum or on the job experience with stormwater engineering, floodplain analyses, hydraulic and hydrology investigation, water quality crediting as well as stream and wetland restoration design.
    • 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, Micro-Station, Grading Applications within CADD, GIS, Hydrologic Modeling software, and Hydraulic Modeling Software


    VEVRAA Federal Contractor


    RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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