Coastal Habitat Restoration Engineer

Ducks Unlimited Inc.
Richmond, TX
Job Category
Full time Positions
$80,000- $110,000 USD
Last Date to Apply
Coastal Habitat Restoration Engineer DU is currently seeking applicants for a Coastal Habitat Restoration Engineer with 5+ years of experience in our Richmond, Texas office. The selected candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team to plan, design, and implement nature-based solutions to address coastal flooding and shoreline erosion throughout Texas and southwest Louisiana. What might your day look like working for DU? -30% of your time will be spent in the field performing site assessments, reviewing restoration plans, providing construction oversight, and conducting project monitoring. -30% of your time will be spent designing restoration project components and using AutoCAD Civil 3D to produce preliminary, final and construction documents. -40% of your time will be spent supporting the DU team and our partners to move our portfolio of coastal restoration projects forward. This could be working on regulatory issues, supporting funding proposal development, project management, and working on reporting. Regardless of your daily tasks, you will be working on projects that are making a difference, creating nature-based solutions that benefit people and wildlife. Your days will be spent in some of the most unique and special places in Texas, from our imperiled coastal marshes and bayous to our historic office on the banks of the Brazos River.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science in Civil, Coastal or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited college, with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Licensed Professional Engineer with the ability to obtain PE license by reciprocity in multiple states. Demonstrated ability to work with public and private conservation partners. Demonstrated oral and written interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently, in inclement weather, with minimal supervision in remote work environments. Travel overnight, with some extended travel. Utilize Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, etc). DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Leadership with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams to execute tasks. Experience with evaluating projects based on an understanding of regulatory and/or technical requirements. Experience with design and implementation beneficial use of dredge material projects Experience with design and construction of coastal shoreline protection projects Proficiency in GIS and AUTOCAD Civil 3D, hydraulic and coastal modeling, and related engineering software. Knowledge of coastal construction methods, practices, materials, and equipment. Knowledge of methods and techniques of project administration, construction inspection and materials testing. HOW TO APPLY: Internal Candidates- log into with your employee credentials, click MYSELF, TALENT, CAREER CENTER and follow the prompts to APPLY External Candidates- Please fill out the application materials on this link: and attach a cover letter, and resume with at least three professional references. Please direct any questions regarding application materials to DU Human Resources SALARY RANGE: $80,000 – $110,000 USD- Salary commensurate with experience BENEFITS PACKAGE: We work hard to encourage everyone at Ducks Unlimited to bring their authentic selves to work every day. DU offers an exceptional benefit package that includes comprehensive group medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance, including spouse and dependent coverage; three weeks paid vacation; paid sick leave and 10 paid holidays; 401(k) plan (including partial employer match); and tuition reimbursement. DUCKS UNLIMITED, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is the policy of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, military status, disability, age, or genetic information except where age or gender is a bona fide occupational qualification as allowed by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is the policy of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 or over), disability (physical, mental or visual), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), military and veteran status, immigration status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
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