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Environmental Scientist - Stream Designer

Forest Hill MD

Ecotone Inc. is an innovative and growing design/build ecological restoration company. We are looking for a positive, self-starting, experienced Stream Restoration Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will become an integral part of Ecotone’s design team and provide support or lead in planning, drafting, and designing projects. The ideal applicant must have experience designing stream and wetland restoration projects and a passion for environmental consulting.

If you are the person we are looking for, you will be devoted to finding practical solutions with sustainability as a forefront consideration. You will be willing to take risks and create new and better ways of doing things. You will enjoy working closely with other Ecotone team members to find ways to go the extra mile and deliver results beyond the expected. You will enjoy being part of a team of people that freely share what they know with each other, with clients, and with the community at large. You will have a growth mindset and understand that a passion for learning is a prerequisite for success at Ecotone. You will very quickly develop relationships with other Ecotone team members based on mutual trust and respect.


Responsibilities will include:

Perform field and office studies, H&H modeling, and design tasks associated with stream and wetland restoration projects

Prepare construction documents in partnership with technical and CAD staff as well as environmental scientists

Coordinate with project managers, foreman, and construction colleagues before, during, and after project implementation

Represent company at conferences and professional association functions

Prepare proposals and cost estimates for new projects

Write reports and design summaries to document methods and analysis

Manage multiple projects, schedules, and work with an interdisciplinary team of staff

Work with Ecotone team to develop schedule, budgets, invoices, and milestones


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

3-6 years of experience in watershed assessment, stream assessment (geomorphic and/or biologic), ecological restoration design and permitting including stream, wetland, forest, habitat enhancement, and have a portfolio of successful innovative projects

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Ecology, Hydrology, or related field

Stream assessment and design training and/or legacy sediment training/experience

Experience with natural channel design and/or legacy sediment removal methods utilizing innovative and sustainable techniques

Working knowledge and a comprehensive skill set in AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS, and hydraulic/hydrologic modelling

Team player with excellent leadership skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative

Excellent communication skills and project/task management experience with strong attention to detail

Rosgen, Stage 0, and related training preferred

PE, LA, or other license is a plus


Ecotone offers an excellent total compensation opportunity, comprehensive benefits package, and a unique work environment. For more information about us please visit www.ecotoneinc.com.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $49,000.00 to $74,000.00 /year


For more information and to apply: https://www.ecotoneinc.com/careers.html

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Posted October 31, 2018

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