We are seeking candidates with some experience working with AutoCAD Civil 3D software to support design of stream restoration projects. The ideal candidate will either have an engineering background with some AutoCAD Civil3D experience, or have an existing strong knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software, and interest in or experience with aquatic ecosystems.

Location: Any of the following: Cambridge, MA, Damariscotta, ME, Hood River, OR, Saint Paul, MN, Lodi, WI, or Rehoboth Beach, DE

Work Schedule

We currently operate on a hybrid schedule where employees are expected to be in the office at least 3 days a week, Monday – Friday. Employees may elect to work from home for up to 2 days a week, if and when job duties allow (e.g. field work and in person meetings take precedence.)

Approximately 20% of the work for this position will be field-based, though time will vary seasonally. Longer field days and/or inconsistent work schedule may be required during certain seasons, such as summer and fall.

Required Qualifications   

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field and one to five years’ work experience in a similar position.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent, with emphasis in water resources natural systems engineering or similar and one to five years’ work experience in water resources engineering.
    • In-depth knowledge, or desire to develop an in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software, including working with surfaces, alignments and profiles.
    • Experience adhering to drafting standards to produce engineering plan sets.
    • Attention to detail and ability to review drafts before submitting to team.
    • Ability to work efficiently and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
    • Ability to work with a large team with multiple communication styles.
    • Curiosity and willingness to ask questions and seek out answers.
    • Commitment to equity and inclusion.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience managing large data sets.
  • The ability to travel to remote areas safely and efficiently to undertake fieldwork.
  • Familiarity with total station and RTK GPS survey methods.
  • Background in natural sciences or engineering, particularly water resources, natural resources, geology, or biology.
  • Experience with ArcGIS and HEC-RAS software.
  • Understanding of issues of the environment from a non-white perspective (for example, Indigenous, Black, and/or Latinx relationships to water and place.)

Essential Duties

Essential duties may include the following:

  • Processing and working with raw survey data.
  • Developing existing site plans and digital terrain models (e.g., topographic contour maps, TIN surfaces) from LiDAR data sets and ground-based elevation data.
  • Support hydrology calculations and hydraulic modeling.
  • Attend design meetings and communicate with design teams.
  • Develop and modify digital terrain models to represent proposed conditions for use in grading plans and hydraulic models.
  • Develop digital representations of design features and engineering details.
  • Prepare and revise plan sets to support engineering design, permitting applications, project construction and as-built documentation.
  • Calculate quantities to support construction and permitting documentation.
  • Conduct field work, topographic and bathymetric surveys, construction observation, installation of data loggers, etc.
  • Attend weekly workload coordination meetings and work closely with drafting team to meet project deadlines.
  • Timely completion of timesheets and expense reports, and completion of assigned work tasks within project budgets.
  • Participate in performance feedback discussions, seek out work, give and receive feedback.
  • Additional duties as required.

Benefits & Compensation

Inter-Fluve, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package that includes paid time off, nine paid holidays, 100% employer paid health plan, 401k with employer contribution after waiting period, paid leave family or medical leave when eligible, and more.

The expected salary for this position will be dependent on applicant experience and may fall into either of the following salary ranges:

Technical Staff: $55,000 – $70,000

Staff: $65,000 – $80,000

Inter-Fluve is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, disability, age, veteran status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.
This position will remain open until filled.

If you would like to apply, please submit a Resume & Cover Letter via email to hr@interfluve.com.