Job Posts

The following job posts are related to the dams and levees industry.

Dams Program/Project Manager - Water Business

Company:

Black & Veatch

Post Date:

October 19, 2017

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Lead multi-disciplinary team responsible for overseeing the planning, design and construction management of large heavy civil infrastructure projects including dams, tunnels, pipelines and hydroelectric power installations. Work collaboratively with clients to ensure client satisfaction with team performance and project milestones.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide managerial and technical leadership and oversight to multi-disciplinary team delivering program, planning, design and construction management services to clients for heavy civil infrastructure including dams, pipelines and tunnels.
• Communicates confidently with clients, regulators, public stakeholders and team members.
• Provide direction and guidance to others.
• Breaks down complex multi-disciplinary tasks for completion by team members.
• Performs quality control function on technical work products prepared by junior staff and other members of Heavy Civil business.
• Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
• Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area.
• Client Focus
o Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership.
o Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility.

Lead multi-disciplinary team responsible for overseeing the planning, design and construction management of large heavy civil infrastructure projects including dams, tunnels, pipelines and hydroelectric power installations. Work collaboratively with clients to ensure client satisfaction with team performance and project milestones.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide managerial and technical leadership and oversight to multi-disciplinary team delivering program, planning, design and construction management services to clients for heavy civil infrastructure including dams, pipelines and tunnels.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
• 15 years related work experience
• Experience in managing teams and multidisciplinary projects
• Experience working directly with clients
• Registered Professional Engineer, Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer
• Experience with dam safety projects including new dams and dam rehabilitations
• Experience working with Colorado State Engineer’s Office (dam safety) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
• Experience with the investigation, study, analysis, detailed design and construction of dams

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Civil Engineer (Geotechnical), GS-0810-7/9/11

Company:

Bureau of Reclamation

Post Date:

October 6, 2017

Location:

Lakewood, Colorado

Reclamation is seeking a geotechnical engineer looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise in geotechnical engineering. Responsibilities include performing engineering services such as slope stability, seepage, and other geotechnical engineering analyses, providing support for risk analysis, and preparation of design drawings and specifications. The selected candidates(s) will have opportunities to work on a wide variety of project types. Although we predominantly perform dam safety evaluations and designs, we also provide geotechnical expertise for canals, pumping stations, buildings, bridges, roads, retaining walls, significant excavations, pipelines, and other civil projects.

Follow the appropriate link below for additional details and to apply.

For all U.S. Citizens: BR-DO-2017-179 (DEU)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481250300

For current federal employees: BR-DO-2017-178 (MPP)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481250000

The announcement closes on October 26, 2017.

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Senior Water Resources Engineer for H&H and Dams

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

October 6, 2017

Location:

Colorado

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Water Resources Engineer for immediate employment in the Greenwood Village, CO office. AECOM is searching for enthusiastic candidates that are client focused, impactful, decisive and have the ability to serve as a role model. The ideal candidate would also display expertise in hydraulic and hydrologic analyses related to dam design, including hydrologic modeling, dam breach modeling, flood modeling, sediment transport and general hydraulic design. The successful candidate will support the Mining, Dams and Reservoirs and Water design teams in numerous dam design and water resources projects.

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Water Resources Project Engineer

Company:

Northern Water

Post Date:

October 2, 2017

Location:

Berthoud, Colorado

Northern Water is beginning engineering design on several major projects, including Chimney Hollow Reservoir, the Northern Integrated Supply Project and Southern Water Supply Project II. Job duties for the Water Resources Project Engineer are widely varied and include responsibilities for planning, permitting, design oversight, and construction management.

The successful applicant must be a registered, or able to acquire, PE in Colorado & a minimum of 5-10 yrs’ experience. Desired candidates will have experience with geotechnical applications related to embankments and foundations and/or have experience with water conveyance structures, including mechanical design of pipelines, pumping stations, and related appurtenances.

View job description at www.northernwater.org

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Entry-level Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

W. W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc.

Post Date:

September 21, 2017

Location:

Englewood, CO

W. W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc. (Wheeler) is seeking to hire an entry-level geotechnical engineer or engineering geologist for our Englewood, Colorado office. We would prefer a candidate with an M.S. degree, education in slope stability and seepage analyses; and experience using SlopeW, SeepW, Mathcad, AutoCAD and GIS. Candidates with B.S. degrees will be considered. Experience in geotechnical field exploration, geologic mapping, geotechnical lab testing, geotechnical analyses and construction management are desirable, but not required.

Wheeler is a small, established, well-respected, family-oriented, water resources engineering firm that specializes in water rights, water supply planning, water conveyance, and dam engineering. We are expanding our practice to include geotechnical engineering, so this would be an opportunity to become involved in on the ground floor of an exciting geotechnical and dam engineering practice. Entry-level engineers will work under the direction of more experienced engineers and duties can include engineering analysis, design, data review, field work, report writing, drawing preparation, or other duties as required to complete our work.

We offer an excellent benefits package and our smaller size allows our staff engineers the opportunity to gain a good mix of experience on a variety of water resources and geotechnical engineering projects with several different clients. The majority of our work is within Colorado but we also work on dam safety projects nationwide.

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Engineering Positions

Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

Canary Systems, Inc.

Post Date:

September 8, 2017

Location:

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Canary Systems is an industry leader in geotechnical and structural instrumentation and monitoring.  Our firm offers a unique blend of professional engineering services, software solutions, and hardware engineering in the fields of dam safety, mining and infrastructure.

We are seeking a full-time licensed Civil or Geotechnical Engineer at our dam safety group office in Chattanooga, TN. This is a staff to senior level opportunity for a dynamic individual looking for career growth opportunities.

Responsibilities may include:
- Project and client management
- Business development
- Lead the evaluation and/or inspection of dams, levees, and other water resource structures.
- Review monitoring system and instrumentation data.  Conduct analysis and provide recommendations related to structural performance, system maintenance, and other monitoring issues.
- Write technical reports, proposals, and construction documents for engineering projects.
- Support client-side implementation of computing and data collection platforms. Coordinate the configuration of client monitoring databases and help manage project installations.
- Other duties as assigned.

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Junior Civil Engineer

Company:

Canary Systems, Inc.

Post Date:

September 6, 2017

Location:

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Canary Systems is an industry leader in geotechnical and structural instrumentation and monitoring.  Our firm offers a unique blend of professional engineering services, software solutions, and hardware engineering and manufacturing in the fields of dam safety, mining and infrastructure.

We are looking to immediately fill this full-time position as Civil Engineer at our dam safety group office in Chattanooga, TN. This is a junior to staff level opportunity for a dynamic individual looking for career growth opportunities.

Responsibilities may include:
- Participate in the evaluation of dams, levees, and other water resource structures.
- Review client monitoring data.  Provide analysis and suggestions on structure performance, system maintenance, and other monitoring issues.
- Field work including: supervise drilling crews, log soil borings and rock core, monitor and install instrumentation and inspection.
- Write technical reports, proposals, and construction documents for engineering projects.
- Interface and coordinate with clients.
- Support client-side implementation of computing and data collection platforms. Build client monitoring databases and help manage project installations.
- Other duties as assigned.

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Associate Dams Engineer

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

September 6, 2017

Location:

Germantown, Maryland

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Dams Engineer to work as part of an established dams engineering team in our Germantown, Maryland office This position will support ongoing dams engineering projects across the DC-Metro/Mid-Atlantic region and around the world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

•Providing technical support to dams project managers, including design, analysis, inspection, construction observation, and regulatory compliance activities associated with a variety of dams. Includes:
•Technical investigations
•Dam construction oversight
•Dam analysis and design
•Progression toward greater responsibility, including task and project management and certification as a proessional engineer

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Project Manager/Senior Civil Engineer – Dams and Hydropower Design

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

August 19, 2017

Location:

Oakland, California

AECOM’s Water Business Line is currently seeking a highly creative and talented Project Manager/Senior Engineer – Dams and Hydropower Design for immediate employment for the Oakland, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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Senior Dams Engineer / Project Manager

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

August 19, 2017

Location:

Oakland, California

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Oakland, California office. The successful candidate will support the Water Resources Engineering team to complete a variety of projects that involve water and dam design. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects

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Director of Business Development

Company:

Willowstick Technologies

Post Date:

June 22, 2017

Location:

Draper, UT

Groundwater is one of the most precious resources on the planet and yet it is one of the most difficult to find, map or characterize. Willowstick Technologies is in the business of helping clients identify and better understand their groundwater related issues. We show our clients how and where groundwater is preferentially flowing.

Willowstick Technologies is an up and coming company with an innovative technology and a proven track record. We have been in business for over 10 years and continue to work with some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world. We have clients in industries including mining, environmental, oil, gas, power generation and regulatory agencies. Nearly 80% of our clients are repeat customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage pipeline including identifying and cold calling new prospects
  • Maintain and keep updated sales pipeline including weekly activity reports
  • Identify potential client needs, budget, urgency and fit with Willowstick
  • Write and deliver proposals
  • Manage client needs on a timely basis before, during and after project
  • Attend trade shows, conferences and seminars
  • Develop and manage partners

 

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Director Business Development: Water and Wastewater Pipelines

Company:

Willowstick Technologies

Post Date:

June 22, 2017

Location:

Draper, UT

The purpose of this position is to Introduce WILD to the tunnel / water and wastewater industry and develop relationship with key decision makers at municipalities and water utility districts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and keep updated sales pipeline including weekly activity reports
  • Identify potential client needs, budget, urgency and fit with Willowstick
  • Write and deliver proposals
  • Manage client needs on a timely basis before, during and after project
  • Attend trade shows, conferences and seminars
  • Develop and manage partners
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Principal Geotechnical/Structural Engineer

Company:

Arcadis

Post Date:

May 11, 2017

Location:

Multiple locations: Southeast: Chattanooga TN/Atlanta GA - Northeast: New York/New Jersey - Southwest: Dallas TX

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated engineer to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. The Principal Geotechnical/Structural Engineer will utilize their expertise and technical knowledge of Dams / Dam Safety and civil infrastructure design and construction to lead project teams in executing projects and developing project pursuits within the southeastern regional market, to help build and grow our practice. Projects may include work on various types of dams, hydropower and flood management projects, spillways, outlet works, locks, levees and floodwalls, gates, fish passage structures, and other heavy civil and earthen structures.

 

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Geotechnical Engineer 6

Company:

CDM Smith

Post Date:

March 28, 2017

Location:

Raleigh, North Carolina

As a member of our geotechnical team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:

•Maintaining liaison with individuals and units within or outside organization
•Acting independently on technical matters pertaining to your specialty field
•Visualizing and assuming responsibility for new business development activities within your areas of expertise
•Expanding dams-related geotechnical business to complement the other South and North Carolina business lines
•Working as a recognized leader of technical and professional staff
•Acting as mentor for lower-level employees
•Planning, developing, coordinating, and directing a number of large and important projects or a project of major scope and complexity
•Directing the work of a staff of up to 5 engineers and technicians
•Evaluating progress and results obtained, and recommending major changes to achieve overall objectives
•Serving as the technical specialist in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes for an assigned responsibility area such as subject matter, function, type of facility or equipment, or product
•Keeping abreast of new methods and developments affecting CDM Smith in order to recommend changes to current programs, or new programs warranted by such developments

 

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Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineer

Company:

West Consultants

Post Date:

January 12, 2017

Location:

Portland, OR

WEST Consultants, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for a Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineering position in our Portland, Oregon location.

Responsibilities may include:
• Hydrologic, hydraulic, geomorphic, sediment transport, and water quality analysis
• Develop numerical models for hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment transport, and water quality studies
• Hydraulic structure design
• Flood hazard delineation
• Design of stormwater management facilities
• Environmental impact assessment and mitigation
• Prepare design and construction documents, figures, maps and graphics
• Prepare technical reports and documents
• Business development/marketing

 

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