Senior Fish Passage Engineer


Senior Fish Passage Engineer 



10+ years


Structural analysis and design; Hydraulic structures and water resources infrastructure; Project management 

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety? Are you interested in applying your talents to formulate innovative solutions for the water resource and energy sectors?


If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. We are a growing engineering and environmental science company working at the intersection of renewable energy and environmental restoration. We plan to continue our sustainable growth for current and future generations of our employees. We are a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, and structural engineers as well as scientists, technicians, and support staff that promote close coordination and team building. Our company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning and professional growth, exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities, and frequent interaction with the firm’s principals and leaders. We firmly believe in treating our team members as well as we treat our clients, and we maintain a personable, positive work environment. 


Our company has an opening for a Senior Fish Passage Engineer with experience in structural analysis and design of hydraulic structures, fish passage structures, and/or other water resource infrastructure including fishery related projects. 

It is preferred that this position would work out of the Henniker, NH office, however we will consider remote candidates reporting to the Henniker, NH office. This position also requires travel to project sites, mainly located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Preference for candidates living in these areas is given. 

We are seeking a committed, detail-oriented individual to utilize their knowledge and experience for our clients’ immediate and future projects. 


  • Perform civil engineering design with a focus on fisheries related infrastructure applications; including upstream and downstream fish passage, stream restoration, fish collection facilities and other water resource facilities/structures 
  • Develop and review (QA/QC) design plans and specifications, quantity take-offs, engineering cost estimates, and construction sequencing plans 
  • Support development of permit applications to meet federal, state, and local permitting requirements 
  • Assistance with bidding and construction phase services  
  • Preparation of supporting design reports to document structural calculations and design, leading of design teams, and coordination with affected disciplines 
  • Participation in site investigations and/or inspections and provide detailed reports of conditions 
  • Leading technical discussions with regulators and clients as well as public meetings 
  • Technical writing for project documents, as well as review of junior engineers’ technical writing  
  • Technical guidance and mentoring for junior engineers in their project work and development 
  • Marketing of professional services, proposal writing, cost estimating, and project scheduling 
  • Project management 


    • BS in Civil or Structural engineering required, MS preferred 
    • Registered as a Professional Engineer and committed to becoming registered in multiple northeast and mid-Atlantic states to support our regional business practice 
    • Structural analysis and design of concrete and steel structures, hydraulic structures, and fish passage structures  
    • Demonstrated experience with water resource infrastructure including fishery related projects 
    • Stability and strength analysis of civil structures 
    • Finite element modeling and structural analysis 
    • Proficient in  
    • Structural analysis software such as Visual Analysis and STAAD.Pro 
    • Finite element analysis software 
    • Design software such as AutoCAD or Civil3D 
    • Experience with project management, cost estimation, and technical writing 
    • Strong communication, technical and analytical skills 
    • Experience with state and federal fish and wildlife resource agencies and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a plus 


  • Our employees are considered the firm’s most valuable resource and our goal is to provide a challenging, collaborative and rewarding work environment. We believe in treating our employees with respect and maintaining a personable, positive work experience. We offer competitive benefits including: 


    • Seasonally varying hybrid work schedule including extended remote work periods  
    • Additional flexibility as-needed to accommodate personal schedules 

    Vacations and Holidays 

    • Up to 4 weeks of vacation per year depending upon education and experience  
    • 8 Holidays (2 fixed, 6 floating) 

    Health Insurance 

    • High Deductible Health Plan with employer contribution to premiums 
    • Employer funded Health Savings Account used to fund medical expenses 
    • Employer funded Health Reimbursement Account used to offset plan deductibles 

    Dental and Vision Insurance 

    Medical Leave 

    • Up to 64 hours per year accrued based on time worked 
    • Sick Leave Rollover Account for unused sick leave up to 64 hours per year 
    • Extended Medical Leave Account for unused sick leave in excess 64 hours per year  

    Short and Long term Disability Insurance 

    Life Insurance 

    Parental Leave 

    • Up to 12 weeks of Parental Leave within 12 months after the birth of a child 

    Retirement Plan 

    • Profit sharing with contributions well above the industry average 
    • Deferred salary 401K Program 

    Professional Development  

    • Financial support for education assistance 
    • Publication and teaching opportunities 

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.  


Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Buffalo, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) provides core services including dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries and fish passage, stream and habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Leah Belanger to: