Jenn Hyman, PE

Restoration Engineering Director


Jenn Hyman is Restoration Engineering Director for WRA, Inc. As a civil engineer specializing in restoration and water infrastructure, Jenn brings more than 28 years of engineering experience in water resources planning, design, project management, and construction management. She has managed or designed numerous restoration projects in various settings, including subtidal, brackish lagoon, creek, and woodland ecosystem habitats. Jenn has also led many water infrastructure projects, including the design of over 20 miles of transmission mains for a desalination project in Monterey.

Jenn is passionate about restoration, environmental protection, and fighting and adapting to climate change. Prior to joining WRA, she served in roles at both consulting engineering firms and public agencies, providing her with leadership and management experience, as well as a deep understanding of successful client project delivery.


Hyman, J. Women in Engineering. Oakland Technical High School Engineering Academy. March 18, 2021.
Hyman, J. City of St. Helena Upper York Creek Dam Removal Project. Napa County Resources Conservation District WILD Napa Free Online Public Lecture Series. March 10, 2021. This was recorded and can be viewed at
Hyman, J. My Dream Job: Civil Engineering. Oakland Technical High School Engineering Academy. February 1, 2021.
Hyman, J. City of St. Helena Upper York Creek Ecosystem Restoration and Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Project. Public Presentation to the Napa County Watershed Information & Conservation Council (WICC). January 28, 2021.
Hyman, J. Engaging Girls in STEM – A Panel Discussion. AWWEE Monthly Event Organizer and Moderator. June 17, 2020.
Hyman, J. Mentoring for Your Triple Bottom Line. Women in Construction USA Conference, San Francisco. September 19, 2019.
Hyman, J. Career Charting for Mentors. AWWEE Annual Leadership Conference. October 30, 2019.


Upper York Creek Dam Removal and Ecosystem Restoration, City of St. Helena, Napa County, California
Sandra/Hayne Storm Drain Replacement and Creek Restoration, Town of Hillsborough Public Works Department, San Mateo County, California
Alameda Reservoir Improvement Project, Alameda County Water District, Fremont, California
Sulphur Creek Fish Passage Improvement, Napa County Resource Conservation District, St. Helena, California
Interim Engineering Director/Project Manager, City of Vallejo Water Department, Vallejo, California
Pulgas Creek Improvements Study, Private Developer, San Carlos, California
Bel Marin Keys Wetlands Erosion Repair Design, California State Coastal Conservancy, Novato, California


M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Professional Engineer (Civil): CA #C50926