Environmental Systems Analysis, Inc., a natural resources management and ecological restoration company, has an immediate opening for a Water Resources or Coastal Engineer. If you would like to work in one of Maryland’s leading environmental consulting firms with a progressive work environment, please forward your resume and salary requirements to info@esatoday.com. No phone calls please.  For further information about ESA, please visit www.esatoday.com.


The Water Resources or Coastal Engineer will design stream restoration, shoreline stabilization, and stormwater retrofit projects. Depending on experience, the Water Resources Engineer may manage these ecological restoration projects. Tasks will include design calculations, drafting in AutoCAD, preparing specifications and cost estimates, field work and site assessment, writing reports, and communicating with clients.  Engineer may be involved in other natural resources projects.


Required Qualifications:

  • Current registration in Maryland as a certified Engineer-in-Training or licensed Professional Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience in water resources or coastal engineering
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated plan development experience
  • Knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling methods, techniques, and analyses
  • Demonstrated ability to complete design calculations and modeling for coastal or water resources projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, coastal, or civil engineering
  • Ability to conduct field work and carry equipment over rough terrain
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass background check to access restricted federal properties
  • Ability to work independently and in a team


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering of stream restoration and/or shoreline stabilization
  • GIS experience
  • Rosgen Stream training/experience
  • Local and state Erosion and Sediment Control and Grading Plan approvals
  • Contract administration for federal, state and local government agencies
  • Knowledge of Maryland, Virginia and/or Federal environmental regulations and regulators
  • Experience with survey methods
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and construction processes used in ecological restoration projects.
  • SHA Yellow Card Certification
  • Demonstrated fieldwork, such as reconnaissance, measurements, construction inspection, or instrument handling and deployment.
  • Familiarity with TMDL/MS4 crediting for restoration projects
  • Cost estimating for stream, wetland, or shoreline restoration projects
  • Preparation of design plans and specifications for bidding and construction purposes.