The Principal Engineer (Project PE) provides engineering support to the Fish and Wildlife
Department, primarily with activities associated with the Resident Fish Habitat Sub-division
and Lake Roosevelt Habitat Improvement Project. Generally, the Project PE will plan,
design, obtain applicable permits, manage, and perform construction oversight for a variety
of projects to restore, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife habitat. Further, the Project PE
will review and advise project proposals and permits that may affect fish and wildlife
resources that are important to the Tribe. The Project PE will be required to work
cooperatively on interdisciplinary and interagency teams that include biologists, ecologists,
foresters, range managers, and environmental planners. The Project PE may supervise one or
more Engineers in Training, Fish and Wildlife Biologists, and/or Natural Resource
Technicians. The Project PE will work under the general supervision of the Resident Fish
Habitat Sub-division Senior Research Scientist, but will have substantial latitude to exercise
independent judgment and decision making.
A Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in civil or environmental engineering from an ABET
(Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited college or university
AND 60 months of relevant experience in riverine hydrology and hydraulics, stream
restoration and fish passage design projects.
A Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in civil or environmental engineering from an ABET
accredited college or university AND 48 months of relevant experience in riverine
hydrology and hydraulics, stream restoration and fish passage design projects.
Open until filled. Applications reviewed weekly. See link to Colville Tribes job site for full ad.