Position Description

We are seeking a staff engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a degree in water resources engineering and professional experience in restoration practice. The candidate should have an understanding of and experience with river and wetland ecosystem processes and be able to assist in various aspects of data collection, analysis, design, and implementation of river, estuarine, and wetland restoration projects. We are particularly interested in applicants with dam removal, living shoreline, and tidal experience.

Location: Rehoboth Beach, DE

Work Schedule

This position will be based out of the Rehoboth Beach, DE area and will be a hybrid position with a blend of in-person, work from home, and field work.

Required Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree or Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent, with emphasis in water resources natural systems engineering or similar and three to seven years work experience in water resources engineering.
  • Passion for aquatic ecosystem science or engineering and for restoration of aquatic systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively both as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Experience in one or more software programs used for analysis, communication, and design, including Autodesk Civil 3D, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, Excel.
  • Willingness to travel for up to 7 days at a time for projects.
  • Ability to practice self-reflection and continually seeks to advance communication skills.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with dam removals, living shorelines and tidal systems.
  • PE license, or the ability to obtain such licensure within six months of hire date.
  • Professional experience with river, stream, estuarine, wetland and/or floodplain restoration projects.
  • Experience with hydraulic analysis and modeling, specifically expertise with HEC-RAS 2D.
  • Experience with topographic or bathymetric surveying including with GPS RTK, Total Station, sonar, or UAV-based methods.
  • Experience with scientific field surveys and sampling techniques for rivers and wetlands.
  • Construction oversight or management experience.
  • Understanding of issues of the environment from a non-white perspective (for example, Indigenous, Black, and/or Latinx relationships to water and place.)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the public and diverse stakeholder groups.

Essential Duties

  • Prepare reports for smaller projects or chapter-size elements in larger reports or work products.
  • Carry responsibility for design/completion of programs such as field investigations or numerical modeling.
  • Effectively manage short- and long-term workload to meet deadlines.
  • Attend site visits and conduct field work.
  • Participate in performance feedback discussions, seek out work, give and receive feedback.
  • May lead internal technical discussions with project teams.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Benefits & Additional Information

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.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Inter-Fluve is not able to sponsor international visas.

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.