A career is an individual’s journey of learning and work.


Whether SHN is a quick side-trip or a long and rewarding segment of your journey depends on the similarities of our future paths. Based on over 35 years in business and our Vision Statement, SHN's path is one that values enhancing our communities and creating a rewarding environment for employees and shareholders. Enhancing our communities means that much of our work is geographically located in southern Oregon and northern California. We perform work for many kinds of clients (see Clients Served), with a special emphasis on local governments and special districts, and on small and medium-sized businesses.

We hold varying interests and passions, but we seem to share these characteristics:

  • Ability and even preference for working in teams
  • High value on life-long learning
  • Striving for a balance between work, family life, and health
  • Optimism, enthusiasm, and flexibility

SHN accepts resumes and cover letters on an on-going basis, but also check our Currently Open Positions page. We support a limited number of internships. SHN offers these career positions:

Professional, Licensed and Registered

  • Civil engineers
  • Engineering geologists
  • Environmental engineers
  • Geotechnical engineers
  • Geologists
  • Surveyors

Planning and Permitting

  • CEQA/NEPA and permitting specialists
  • Natural resource planners

Technical Support and Administrative

  • Admin assistants
  • CADD technicians
  • Materials testing technicians
  • Environmental field technicians
  • Technical writers
  • Information technology specialists

SHN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, citizenship status, age, veteran status or disability.

Furthermore, we do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment of our employees by co-workers, supervisors, clients, or vendors.  This commitment extends to our policies on recruiting, advertising, hiring, placement, promotion, training, transfer, wages, benefits, termination and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

Employee Spotlight

Eric Schneider, PE

Senior Civil Engineer

Eric Schneider, PE, is a Senior Civil Engineer new to our Redding office, but he is very familiar with a variety of civil engineering and solid waste projects in the Redding, California Central Valley, and San Francisco Bay areas. He has worked for Caltrans and a few consulting firms (one a large multi-national and the other a small Northern California firm). His experience covers environmental engineering (for example, regulatory agency permitting, spill prevention and control plans, waste tank assessments) and civil engineering (for example, site development, site grading, utility layout, sewer system layout, overall site erosion control, roadway and pavement design, and hydraulic design). He is the engineer of record for several Class I and III landfills in California and is a California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) Qualified SWPPP Developer (a SWPPP is a stormwater pollution prevention plan). Eric holds a BS in Civil Engineering from California State University at Chico.

Eric enjoys living and working in California, taking advantage of the typical northern California recreational opportunities. His motto is “work hard, play hard”; he will be on the slopes during the winter and on the lakes and rivers during the summer.

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