Engineer in Training (EIT) - Fisheries

Cramer Fish Sciences

West Sacramento, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $60,000 - $80,000
Deadline Apr 22, 2024

Exciting opportunity for an Engineer in Training to join our River Science and Restoration Lab in West Sacramento! This full-time position will support our river restoration design and monitoring projects through data collection, analysis, and the development of technical design drawings and graphics using AutoCAD/ArcGIS. Experience in hydrology and hydraulics, drafting and engineering design, GIS, and/or geomorphology highly desired. If you have experience with CAD, GIS, physical science, and a passion for conservation, we encourage you to apply!

HOW TO APPLY: https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/


  • Perform data collection and analyses related to streamflow hydrology and hydraulics, sediment transport, and topographic data.
  • Support the development of design drawings, maps, cross sections, long profiles, and other graphics using AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS to convey habitat restoration designs.
  • Attend and present at scientific meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Hydrology, Hydraulics, Geomorphology or Civil Engineering, or an equivalent field and 0-2 years of related experience.
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) license and certification.
  • General experience in CAD and/or GIS with a strong desire to learn more.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with R or other standard statistical software.
  • Demonstrated skills in data collection, management, and analysis, developing graphs and communicating project methods and findings in presentations and reports.


  • Experience with topographic survey methods such as Bathymetric Surveying, Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GPS and/or Total Station.
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic models such as HEC-RAS, SRH-2D, HEC-HMS, HSPF, or other 1-D / 2D models.

ABOUT CRAMER FISH SCIENCES: We are a fisheries research consulting firm serving throughout the Pacific States and Idaho. We are a growing, employee-owned company whose mission is to rigorously apply scientific methods to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. Our team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communications and publication of results in scientific journals.

COMPENSATION: $60,000 - $80,000 per year (depending upon experience).

ESOP: CFS is a 100% employee-owned company. Our employee stock option plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined contribution plan. Our target ESOP contribution is 5%. Eligibility is after one year of service with an entry date of Jan 1 or July 1.

DEI: Diversifying our profession is a vital and on-going journey and we are committed to fostering a culture that embraces and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: Cramer Fish Sciences is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.



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Category Fisheries , Hydrology , Restoration
Tags GIS