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Jacobs Senior Stream Restoration Designer in Bellevue, Washington

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Your Impact:

In this role, as a Senior Stream Restoration Designer you’ll lead projects providing expertise to the clients to solve problems and meeting multiple design criteria, while guiding teams to execute those tasks in a high-quality manner as a subject matter expert. You will work collaboratively between our Environmental Science and Planning Group, our Water Resources and Conveyance Group, and our Transportation Group on multiple fish passage and stream restoration projects.

Using your experience, you’ll be a technical lead, performing oversight and coordinating the use of resources to accomplish quality reviews and respond to client needs. In addition, you will lead teams consisting of stream design, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, geomorphology, and biology staff to complete multi-discipline evaluations of streams, culverts, mitigation sites, and watershed planning/analysis. You’ll lead engineering and managerial efforts for planning, design, and engineering services.

Your contributions will also be individually or as the leader of design teams to prepare, and/or review plans, technical specifications, contract documents, estimates, and H&H models. Your teams will prepare hydraulics reports, mitigation site design and grading review, floodplain analysis, and bridge scour evaluation. Working with our teams you’ll also lead civil design calculations, PS&E, technical evaluations for a variety of projects. You’ll be a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams. Your experience will be valuable as you help supervise our less experienced stream team members and technical support personnel assigned to the project by mentoring others.

Clients often include DOTs, Sound Transit, Cities, Counties, Districts at both a local level in western Washington and on a global scale supporting international projects. Agencies frequently engaged are Department of Fish and Wildlife, local tribal entities, and the Army Corps.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Biology or equivalent as a basis for stream restoration design.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive stream restoration and fish passage design, riverine corridor analysis, and construction oversight experience. Experience includes building trust with clients, permitting agencies, and multidisciplinary teams.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and reviewing stream restoration designs for key technical components of survey, fish habitat, fish passage, scour analysis, hydraulics and hydrology, flood risks, geomorphology, permit ready, and constructability of projects. Experience includes use of LWM and aggregate to provide channel complexity features.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, studies, proposals, and/or reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to various levels of technical knowledge in an engaging and supportive way

  • Possess time management skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and ability to lead others as the task lead. You will be responsible for the scope, schedule, budget, and quality of the tasks to meet client expectations.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Washington.

  • Proficiency in HEC-RAS 1D/2D or SHR-2D

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D or Microstation/Inroads

  • Proficiency with ArcGIS

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Experience authoring WSDOT Preliminary Designs (PHDs), Final Hydraulic Designs (FHDs)

  • Experience working on design build contracts

  • 2 or more constructed successful stream restoration projects in the last 5 years.

  • Experience in Western Washington

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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