Senior Stream Restoration Professional

Stone Environmental Inc.

Location: Montpelier, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: Greater than 10 years

Stone Environmental, Inc. of Montpelier, Vermont is seeking a dedicated Senior Stream Restoration
Professional to join our Water Resources Management team. The successful applicant will work with a
group of engaged professionals and a variety of partners, including municipalities, regional conservation
organizations, state agencies, and watershed stewardship organizations, to develop and lead ecosystem
restoration projects, typically involving dam removal, road-stream crossing upgrades, habitat improvement,
floodplain reconnection, and bioengineering practices. The candidate will serve as a mentor for engineering
staff, provide senior technical support for a variety of natural resources restoration projects, and conduct
business development activities. The candidate will have proven success in the technical design of ecosystem
restoration projects. The ideal candidate will possess cross-disciplinary experience and a demonstrated ability
to apply that experience to the improvement and stewardship of water resources. The preferred applicant will
be comfortable supporting all engineering project phases, from conceptual design and scoping efforts to final
design, permitting, and construction management/oversight.

Job Responsibilities
 Lead and contribute to business development efforts related to stream and floodplain restoration and
stream geomorphology services, including project scoping, proposal development, representing Stone
at professional conferences and meetings, and communicating with project partners.
 Lead project teams to meet technical, schedule, and budget targets.
 Mentor and delegate project tasks to junior and mid-level water resources scientists and engineers.
 Provide senior-level technical oversight of engineering analyses and designs, permit document
preparation, and construction activities.
 Continue to advance and apply knowledge of current stream restoration practices and relevant design
 Lead and contribute to project meetings and technical discussions with clients, stakeholders, and
regulatory agencies.
 Lead and/or coordinate field work efforts that include tasks such as project identification, survey,
stream geomorphic assessments, and aquatic organism passage assessments. Field work may include
working in inclement weather, hiking through rough terrain, wading in flowing streams, and
occasional overnights.
 Travel within and outside of Vermont as necessary to support project work and business development

Required Qualifications and Education
To be considered for this position, the applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications:
 B.S. in civil engineering, environmental engineering, hydrology, or closely related discipline, with a
demonstrated interest in water resources.
 10 or more years of full-time professional engineering and/or relevant stream restoration experience.
 Advanced knowledge of stream geomorphology and demonstrated experience in stream restoration.
 Advanced experience in water resources and stream restoration project design (dam removal, stream
crossings, floodplain reconnection, wetlands restoration, etc.).
 Strong proficiency with AutoCAD/Civil 3D.
 Demonstrated experience with, and ability to interpret results of, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.
 Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and objectives.
 Ability to develop project plans, anticipate and address project challenges, and complete technical
 Excellent communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate project objectives and
 Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to project sites. Overnights may occasionally be required.
Preferred Qualifications
 Current Professional Engineering license. A Vermont PE license or the ability to achieve a Vermont
PE through reciprocity is desired.
 Familiarity with relevant state and federal permitting processes and environmental regulations.
 Experience with advanced hydraulic modeling, including two-dimensional modeling of fluvial
systems and sediment transport modeling.
 Experience supervising junior staff.
 Experience providing construction oversight.

How to Apply
Please visit our careers page on our company website at to apply online.
Ms. Joanne Perry
Stone Environmental, Inc
[email protected]

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