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Staff Geomorphologist

Company: Stantec
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Geomorphologist - ( CAR-7597 )

**Description**

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and a vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

**Your Opportunity**

Stantec is seeking a geomorphologist for a variety of aquatic, water resources, and restoration projects in Northern California. You will join a premier natural resources and engineering consulting firm renowned for its strategic planning and creative solutions. We specialize in sustainable natural systems engineering, geomorphology, biology, water, and natural resource management, permitting, and compliance.

**Your Responsibilities**

+ Write floodplain and watershed study reports and technical memoranda

+ Participate in, lead, and implement geomorphic field studies, depending on experience

+ Perform data analysis and write or contribute to reports on findings

+ Participate in designing stream restoration/enhancement projects, fish passage, floodplain management, and other related projects

+ Conduct field surveys

**Qualifications**

**Your Capabilities and Credentials**

+ Scientific background with experience applying and for fluvial process understanding

+ Knowledge of environmental planning and regulations, fluvial geomorphology, and fish biology in Northern California

+ Technical background, including fieldwork, analysis, and report writing experience, in geomorphic assessments; stream and river hydrologic, hydraulic, and sediment transport analyses; watershed studies; flood hazard mapping; channel stability analyses, and support of stream and river restoration designs

+ Experience supporting water resources engineers and biologists in designing stream restoration/enhancement projects, fish passage, flood plain management, and other related projects

+ Experience with field survey methods, such as topographic surveying, facies mapping, sediment surveys, v

* surveys, and flow measurements

+ Capable of completing assigned tasks and with a multi-discipline team of engineers, planners, scientists, and GIS specialists to develop permits, design documents, and specifications

+ Willing and able to travel out of town, including being away doing field work up to a week at a time

**Education and Experience**

+ Bachelor's in Environmental Sciences, Geology or an equivalent combination of education and experience

+ 4 - 5 years demonstrated progressive experience in geology, geomorphology, watershed science, water resources, environmental engineering, or another related field

_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

**Primary Location** : United States-California-Sacramento

**Organization** : BC-1857 Environmental Services-US Pacific

**Employee Status** : Regular

**Job Level** : Individual Contributor

**Travel** : No

**Schedule** : Full-time

**Job Posting** : Jan 3, 2023, 2:56:50 PM

**Req ID:** CAR-7597

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec, Sacramento , Staff Geomorphologist, Other , Sacramento, California

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