Otak seeks Sr. Geomorphologist/Project Manager (Portland, OR)

Job Close Date: 
October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm

Otak is looking to hire a Sr. Geomorphologist / Project Manager to join our Water and Natural Resources team. This position can be located in either our Portland, OR or Vancouver, WA office. The Sr. Geomorphologist / Project Manager will lead various aquatic restoration projects such as: stream restoration, estuary restoration, floodplain management, habitat enhancement, and watershed studies.

This position will be responsible to:
Plan and manage project team efforts to develop and monitor technical scopes of work, project schedules, technical analyses and reports, and project budgets.
Lead, support and/or participate in business development efforts such as proposal preparation and interviews, maintaining client relations and other activities associated with business development.
Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, as well as sediment transport modeling.
Provide expertise with geomorphic analysis, field work and assessments. This may include channel migration analysis, bank stability modeling, hydrologic monitoring, sediment sampling and other related analysis.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver multiple projects with simultaneous deadlines.
Thrive in a multi-disciplinary team-oriented environment, be able to meet tight deadlines, and work independently.
Ability to travel on occasion between different Otak offices and to various site locations for project work.

Master’s degree in geology, geomorphology, hydrology, or related field.
Must have approximately six (6) or more years of professional working experience of geomorphic analysis and instream restoration approaches.
Working knowledge of ArcGIS for spatial analysis or similar software.
Strong desire and aptitude for participating in business development pursuit efforts. Previous experience in successful business development pursuits is highly desired.
Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions and traverse slopes and rough terrain, along rivers, streams, and shorelines. Be able to work around, in or on water.
Ability to lift/carry up to 35 pounds.

Otak is the premier water resources firm in the Pacific Northwest. Our scientists and water resource engineers have a reputation for sound knowledge, creative solutions and responsive customer service. Our team of scientists and engineers are highly educated and experienced in the fields of ecology, wetland science, water quality, wildlife biology, fluvial geomorphology, botany, aquatic biology, fisheries and stormwater management.

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