Ecological Engineering Professional

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Knoxville, TN 37920
United States


Job Description

As an Ecological Engineering Professional for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you will support project managers and project teams to navigate today's complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our clients to achieve and maintain compliance with regulatory standards. In this role you will support the design of stream and wetland restoration projects using natural stream design principles and techniques. You will also routinely prepare stream and wetland construction drawings and specifications, coordinate §404/401 regulatory permits, and yearly monitoring reports; oversee construction of projects, ensuring compliance with the design criteria; and perform field data collection, design parameters, and regulatory criteria. The ideal candidate will have some familiarity with fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport, stream and wetland ecology, and natural channel design. This position requires experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D, periodic travel and field work as well as proficiency with technical writing.


  • B.S. in a Natural Sciences field (e.g., Engineering, Hydrology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology);
  • 1-3 years of experience in engineering of natural science field;
  • Understanding of 404/401 of the Clean Water Act;
  • Ability to speak and write professionally;
  • AutoCAD® Civil 3D®;
  • ArcGIS;
  • Survey experience preferred.

About Us

C ivil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture . Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success. You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients.

In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance. Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.