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

Senior Structural Engineer

Company:

HDR

Post Date:

August 30, 2016

Location:

National

hdr_jobHDR is currently looking to fill up to two Senior Structural Engineering positions within its dam and hydraulic/civil engineering program.  Positions will be located nationally with a preference for northern California and/or Denver, Colorado. To see the position description for this HDR opportunity, right click on the graphic at left and select "save image as" and then you can view the position description.

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Post Date:

September 30, 2016

Location:

Boston, MA

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is seeking experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineers to play a leadership role in our Hydro and Thermal Power Engineering Group. If you are an enthusiastic and motivated senior geotechnical engineer looking for an opportunity to work on medium- to large-scale hydroelectric and thermal power projects, while being a part of an energetic team environment, this opportunity is for you!

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Senior Supervising Engineer - Civil/Structural, Hydraulic or Geotechnical

Company:

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Post Date:

September 30, 2016

Location:

Boston, MA

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is seeking experienced Senior Civil/Structural, Hydraulic or Geotechnical Engineers to play a leadership role in our Hydro and Thermal Power Engineering Group. If you are an enthusiastic and motivated senior civil/structural, hydraulic or geotechnical engineer looking for an opportunity to work on medium- to large-scale hydroelectric and thermal power projects, while being a part of an energetic team environment, we would like to talk to you.

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Experienced Structural Engineer - Water Resources

Company:

Mead & Hunt

Post Date:

September 30, 2016

Location:

Madison, WI

Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has a position open for an experienced structural engineer in our Madison water resources department. Responsibilities include project management, structural analysis of new and renovated hydroelectric projects, and the design of water resources and other civil engineering projects. Some travel will be required.  The successful candidate must have all of the following: • bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering, structural engineering or construction engineering • 8 years of relevant experience • PE license in any state with the ability to obtain in Wisconsin within 6 months of start date  The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: structural analysis and design of water control and water-impounding structures; designing and detailing reinforced concrete and steel structures for dams, hydroelectric plants, and other marine facilities; project management; designing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hydraulic steel structures; FERC-regulated projects; finite element analysis software (e.g. RISA, SAP2000); business development / marketing.  If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, October 14, 2016. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.  MEAD & HUNT, Inc. Attn: Req. #2016-1226 2440 Deming Way Middleton, WI 53562 www.meadhunt.com  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Associate Geologist/Geological Engineer/Engineering Geologist

Company:

MWH, a part of Stantec

Post Date:

November 14, 2016

Location:

Chicago, IL

At MWH, a part of Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination, and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

We are currently looking to add an Associate Geologist / Engineering Geologist/ Geological Engineer to the Geopractice Group in our Chicago office. If working on the most challenging water and natural resources projects and programs ranging from dams, hydroelectric, tunnel and water resource projects, water supply, underground powerhouses, power and conveyance tunnels, and navigation locks, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

The successful candidate will be working in conjunction with other engineers and geologists on multi-discipline teams to support project activities through the application of engineering and geologic principles and techniques and critical thinking skills to solve technical issues and develop project-specific solutions. The position will require travel to project sites and will provide stimulating career growth opportunities.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

• Bachelor of Science (MS preferred) in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geological Engineering or Mining Engineering.
• 0-2 years of related experience.
• EIT strongly desired, on track towards Professional registration.
• Working knowledge of the principles of geology and/or engineering geology, geological engineering, rock mechanics, seismology, and hydrogeology.
• Experience with or exposure to geological mapping, subsurface exploration, geomechanical analysis, assessments of slopes, foundations, tunnels, shafts, and caverns.
• Some exposure to or knowledge of numerical modeling and finite element analysis, seismic hazard assessments and analyses, and computer aided design drafting.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in foreign languages a plus.
• Sound organizational, technical, written, and oral communication skills with attention to detail.
• Strong leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.
• Works well independently and is a team player.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint software

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Professional Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

MWH, a part of Stantec

Post Date:

November 14, 2016

Location:

Chicago, IL

At MWH, a part of Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination, and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

We are currently looking to add a Professional Level Geotechnical Engineer to the Geopractice Group in our Chicago office. If working on the most challenging water and natural resources projects and programs ranging from dams, hydroelectric, tunnel and water resource projects, water supply, underground powerhouses, power and conveyance tunnels, and navigation locks, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

The successful candidate will be working in conjunction with other engineers and geologists on multi-discipline teams to support project activities through the application of engineering principles and techniques and critical thinking skills to solve technical issues and develop project-specific solutions. The position will require travel to project sites and will provide stimulating career growth opportunities.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

• Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering.
• 0-2 years of related experience.
• EIT strongly desired, on track towards Professional Registration.
• Working knowledge of the principles of geotechnical engineering.
• Some exposure to or knowledge of numerical modeling and finite element analysis, seismic hazard assessments and analyses, and computer aided design drafting.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in foreign languages a plus.
• Sound organizational, technical, written, and oral communication skills with attention to detail.
• Strong leadership, decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills.
• Works well independently and is a team player.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint software.

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Associate Structural Engineer

Company:

MWH, a part of Stantec

Post Date:

November 14, 2016

Location:

Chicago, IL

At MWH, a part of Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination, and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

We are currently looking to add an Associate Structural Engineer in our Chicago office. If working on the most challenging water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

This position requires application of knowledge of structural engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields, with a specific emphasis on hydraulic water retaining facilities; making decisions independently on fundamental engineering problems and methods, and capability of learning and performing more advanced engineering analyses with supervision. Supervision and guidance will relate largely to technical development, fundamental and advanced structural engineering concepts, project controls, and policy matters. The applicant must be capable of working effectively with teams and clients, and be willing to learn from peers and supervisors.

Qualifications
• B.S. (MS preferred) in Civil or Structural Engineering.
• 0 to 2 years of experience in the civil/structural engineering
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Basic knowledge with the use of structural analysis software such as SAP 2000 or similar.
• Ability to prepare complete, concise and organized engineering calculations and analyses.
• Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world.
• Ability and desire to obtain Professional Engineering registration.
• Experience producing 3D models and structural engineering drawings using AutoCAD, or REVIT.
• Demonstrated leadership experience in professional engineering organizations or equivalent at the student or professional level.

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Senior Structural/Mechanical Engineer

Company:

MWH, a part of Stantec

Post Date:

November 14, 2016

Location:

Chicago, IL

At MWH, a part of Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering consulting, and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination, and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

We are currently looking to add a Senior Structural/Mechanical Engineer in our Chicago office. If working on the most challenging water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

This position requires: application of knowledge of structural engineering and mechanical engineering principles in broad areas of assignments and related fields, with a specific emphasis on hydraulic water retaining facilities; making decisions independently on fundamental engineering problems and methods; capability of performing advanced finite element analyses (FEA) as applied to the design of steel and concrete structures; and capability to develop analytical results into functional designs and construction drawings. Supervision and guidance will relate largely to advanced structural engineering concepts, project controls, and policy matters. The applicant must be capable of functioning in a supervisory role and working independently as well as with project teams and clients.

Qualifications
• B.S. in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Structural Engineering
• P.E. certification.
• 4 to 10 years of experience in the design and implementation of structural and/or mechanical systems.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English language.
• Proficiency with the use of design and finite element software such as Inventor, SAP 2000, ABAQUS, ANSYS.
• Ability to independently manage scope, schedule and budget for tasks and projects.
• Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world.
• Desire to obtain Structural Engineering registration.
• Experience in BIM and advanced design software.
• Demonstrated leadership experience in professional engineering organizations or equivalent.

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Dams Engineering Team Leader

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

November 14, 2016

Location:

Germantown, MD

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented engineer to provide technical and management guidance for a group of design professionals in a team setting; the technical emphasis of the group is design and assessment of dams. This position is located in our Germantown, MD office in the DC Metro Area.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established dams oriented career geotechnical, structural or water resources engineering.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Establishing and meeting team goals;
- Professional development of team personnel;
- Monitoring of the team’s fiscal performance;
- Developing and nurturing the strategic direction of the team;
- Participation in business development activities;
- Work with other engineering disciplines at various locations, both internal and external to AECOM;
- Work in a supervisory mode with a close-knit team of design professionals where effective communication is an important part of the job.

Minimum Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrology or related field;
- 10+ ears of experience in the evaluation, planning, design and construction of dams and related facilities, including project analysis, feasibility and budgeting;
- Registration as a Professional Engineer;
- Experience working with local, state and federal state permit agencies;
- Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills;
- Strong work ethic and professional demeanor;
- Proactive on assignments and demonstrate initiative;
- Must work independently with minimal supervision, and complete multiple technical tasks under tight deadlines;
- Valid driver’s license required;
- U.S. Citizenship required due to work on Federal Government Projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Leadership experience in proposal preparation and business development

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GS 15 Supervisory Civil Engineer, or Supervisory Geologist

Company:

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Post Date:

November 18, 2016

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Branch Chief
Supervises a multi-disciplined team of engineers/geologists in the Inspection, engineering evaluation and analyses of hydroelectric projects, dams and other water retaining structures to ensure that the project meets FERC engineering guidelines. Also responsible for implementation of FERC public safety and hydropower security program.

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Senior Water Resources Engineer

Company:

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Post Date:

November 22, 2016

Location:

Norwood, MA

Job Description

GZA is growing its water resources practice, primarily in the area of dam/levee assessment and design as well as in extreme flooding evaluation flood and control. We are currently seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer for our practice based in the Norwood, Massachusetts office. This Senior Management position offers great potential for professional growth in an exciting working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to water resource and dam/level-related projects. The qualified candidate will have strong leadership and project management experience and direct business development experience during their careers. We are also looking for someone with a strong civil background to support planning, design, and construction management activities for a variety of projects.

As a Senior Water Resources Engineer, you will work on a wide variety of exciting projects including, but not limited to, rainfall/runoff analyses, drainage and flood control designs, computer modeling, hydraulic structure design including hydropower restorations, dam/levee safety engineering, and related environmental permitting support. You will apply your knowledge of engineering principles relating to design and construction of dams, and other water infrastructures. You will also work closely with GZA’s Technical Practice Group Leader in training staff and developing water resource services in our branch offices in the mid-Atlantic and Great Lake regions.

Key Duties:

• Work directly with clients to determine needs and deliver solutions, and lead teams in the preparation of winning proposals and successful presentations.
• Generate project leads and build client relationships.
• Develop planning and design projects from inception to completion.
• Provide technical support and mentorship to our team of highly skilled engineers, while leading projects simultaneously and utilizing technical knowledge and expertise to develop the team’s overall capabilities.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Water Resources Engineering or related field of practice is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
• Professional Engineer license in MA is required with the ability to obtain PE in CT, NY, and RI with reciprocity.
• At least 10 -15 years’ experience in civil - site design, with direct involvement in surface water hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, water control structure designs, and permitting.
• Direct experience completing projects with public sector/municipal agencies in the New England Region is highly preferred.
• Proven experience with design and development of engineering technical specifications, cost estimating and other related bidding documents.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak publicly
• Solid project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency are all required competencies.
• Experience in providing technical and project leadership to staff-level or junior engineers.
• A strong background using various hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (i.e. HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO2D, HydroCAD, StormCAD, CulvertMaster) is required.
• Proven experience with and directing staff with AutoCAD and ArcView-GIS is considered essential for this position.

About GZA:

• Professional development and enrichment
• Stable work environment
• Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan

GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, geo-civil engineering, construction management and environmental remediation firm. We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

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Civil/Structural Engineer - Dams & Hydro Practice

Company:

MWH, now part of Stantec

Post Date:

November 25, 2016

Location:

Northern California

MWH, now part of Stantec, is currently looking to add a Civil/Structural Engineer to support our Northern California Dams & Hydropower group.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background and/or interest in engineering design in the field of dams and hydroelectric power generation. This position applies advanced knowledge of civil, structural, geotechnical, and hydraulic engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields, with specific emphasis in large civil infrastructure related to dams and hydropower. The candidate must have familiarity with performing engineering problems and methods; and use advanced analysis techniques including the modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines. Applicant must be capable of working effectively with teams and clients, and be willing to learn from peers and supervisors. Work products will include field investigations and working on design of water conveyance and storage facilities, dams, and hydropower projects.

The primary responsibilities for this role will include:
• Participant on multidisciplinary teams in an office environment as well as in virtual team environment.
• Preparation of studies, design criteria, design reports, plans and specifications, and quality assurance reviews of related designs and construction plans, and support of construction
• Organize, draft and coordinate production of various reports to ensure technical consistency and inclusion of appropriate documentation
•Inspect construction for compliance with specifications; review and approve drawings; conduct field inspections; review progress versus schedule;
• Perform preliminary and detailed civil/structural/geotechnical/hydraulic analysis for hydraulic structures and facilities for dams and other hydroelectric related projects, specifically including:
o Intake structures for dams and reservoirs with multi-level gates,
o Penstocks and outlet conduits,
o Energy dissipation structures,
o Control building and gate houses housing mechanical and electrical equipment for operation of dams and reservoirs, and
o Powerhouse structures for hydro-power plants.
• Support multi-disciplinary teams on civil and structural engineering projects.
• Evaluate alternatives and resolve technical questions.
• Assist with preparation of budgets and scopes of work.
• Organize, draft and coordinate production of drawings and specifications to ensure technical accuracy.
• Serve as engineer (civil, structural, geotechnical, or hydraulic) on small- to mid-sized projects and work on several projects concurrently.
• Assist in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, and completing progress reports.
• Assist technical staff in field activities including site inspections, shop inspections, monitoring and other fieldwork.
• Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.

Qualifications:
• B.S. in Civil Engineering.
• Engineer in Training (EIT) certification
• The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, multitasking ability, and excellent computer skills. The position also requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, report preparation, and the ability to work with engineering staff at all levels. Some travel may be required.
• 2+ years’ experience in the design and implementation of large infrastructure;
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to prepare complete, concise and organized engineering calculations and analyses.
• Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Professional Engineer (PE) license in California
• M.S. with emphasis in structural, hydraulic, or geotechnical engineering
• Heavy civil construction field experience
• Experience in dams or hydroelectric related projects

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Senior Structural Engineer

Company:

HDR

Post Date:

December 9, 2016

Location:

Folsom, CA

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Structural Engineer, we'll count on you to:
Supervise or conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs; develop design options or recommendations; assist with preparation of contract documents including drawings, specifications, and design documentation; assist with or prepare cost estimates; assist with conducting formal inspections and preparing other documentation including critical reports for hydraulic structure projects (dams, spillways, outlet works, navigation locks, diversion structures, flood protection structures, etc.). Perform engineering assignments that may require critical thinking and creativity to address unique structural elements that have limited or no specific code based guidance. Work independently as project manager and provide oversight and mentorship of project and junior staff. This role may include leadership and expansion of HDR’s structural engineering services including client and strategic project development with Federal and State government agencies, water agencies and utilities, and power utilities. Perform other duties as needed
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Keywords: Structural, Structural Engineer, Structural Analysis, Seismic Analysis, PE, Professional Engineer, Finite Element Modeling

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
Requires a minimum of 10 years experience in structural and seismic analyses, with a minimum of 7 years finite element modeling.
PE or SE
Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RAM, ETABS, Mathcad preferred, SAP2000, SAFE or similar analytical software, advanced finite element software (LS-DYNA, ADINA, Abaqus)
Must possess strong interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills and an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

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Dam Safety and Wells Section Manager (WMS Band 2)

Company:

Washington State Department of Ecology

Post Date:

December 19, 2016

Location:

Lacey, WA

Job Description
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. If you want to join a highly effective, collaborative team in exciting work dedicated to managing a sustainable water supply in Central Washington, this may be the position for you.

The Water Resources (WR) program is currently looking to fill a Dam Safety and Wells Section Manager (WMS Band 2) position. The position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.

The Dam Safety and Wells Section Manager position reports to the Water Resources Program Manager. The position has 10 staff positions all reporting directly to the Section Manager. The position manages the state Dam Safety Office to assure the safety of over 1,000 dams within the state and the state Well Construction and Licensing Office to assure health and safety aspects of wells.

We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working with a variety of people on an interdisciplinary team and has a passion for public service.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. See some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecy.wa.gov.

The mission of the Water Resources (WR) program is to manage water resources to meet the current and future needs of the natural environment and Washington's communities.

Some of the key work activities of the Dam Safety and Wells Section Manager position are:

Plans, leads, organizes, and controls the work performed by the section. Assures appropriate and optimum use of the organization's resources and enhances the effectiveness of employees through timely appraisal and professional development opportunities. Supports effective communications throughout the organization. Maintains the highest standards of personal/professional and ethical conduct and supports the state's goals for a diverse workforce.
•Implements, enforces, and ensures compliance with laws, rules, and policies, to protect, and manage the water statewide in the best public interest through oversights of dam safety and well regulation.
•Performs final review and/or approval for delegated signature authority actions including well driller licensing and dam safety enforcement actions, civil penalties, contracts, purchasing, and personnel actions.
•Manages field and technical inspections, investigations regarding dam safety, and well construction.
•Ensures quality, consistency, and timeliness of staff recommendations and reports.
•Oversees management of fee related activities for Dam Safety Office and Well Construction and Licensing Office including rule-making to modify fees.
•Oversees contracting for services from superior court, county clerk, court reporter, Groundwater Association, Association of State Dam Safety Officials, and others.
•Oversees the implementation of federal grants including the Federal Emergency Management dam safety grant.
•Engages with program planning, policy, legislative, and outreach efforts as needed.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be December 27, 2016. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before December 26, 2016. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Required Qualifications:

A Master's or a Bachelor's degree with a major study in one of the following engineering fields: environmental, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related field

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Civil Engineer (Geotechnical)

Company:

Department of the Interior - Bureau of Reclamation

Post Date:

December 23, 2016

Location:

Denver/Lakewood Colorado

Reclamation is seeking a career professional 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 analyses, providing support for risk analysis, and preparation of design drawings and specifications. Would you enjoy working on major embankment dam and water resource projects with senior geotechnical engineers at Reclamation? The selected candidate(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.

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Geotechnical Engineer (GS-13)

Company:

Bureau of Reclamation

Post Date:

December 31, 2016

Location:

Lakewood, Colorado

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a principal designer/team leader and perform geotechnical engineering evaluation, planning, organizing, coordination and work facilitation, specifically:

- Responsible for detailed planning, organizing, coordinating, and facilitating work necessary for the preparation of designs and specifications for construction of major embankment structures, concrete dam foundations, or geotechnical work related to other civil works projects.
- Directs the work of engineers and technicians on large projects.
- Design and analysis of a major embankment structure, concrete dam foundation, or design and analysis of geotechnical aspects of a major non-embankment structure project, including risk analyses of dams and dam foundations for static, seismic, and hydrologic related failure modes.
- Feasibility designs for embankment structure, concrete dam foundations, or foundation designs for non-embankment structures.
- Analysis and design of corrective measures for major geotechnical problems, such as major landslides, canal failures, or land subsidence.
- Ensures detailed technical coordination of engineering work at the designer level.
- Provides continuity to design input from start of specifications design data collection through the design and construction stages to transfer to O&M status.
- Provides technical overview of all components of a design to ensure that project requirements will be fulfilled by the design, that design criteria are consistent for all features of the project, and that design intent is implemented during construction.
- Provides cost-effective, functional, and sound designs that meet safety of dams requirements, and that ensure the public safety.

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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

Experience Requirements:
Minimum 5-10 years related experience.

Skill Requirements:
In addition to being enthusiastic about working in the field of water resources the successful candidate should have the following skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work independently & manage time as well as work as part of a team
• Excellent problem solving abilities
• Familiarity with HEC numerical models

Educational Requirements:
MS or PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering or water resources related field is required.
P.E. Registration required.

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HQ Dam Safety Program Manager

Company:

US Army Corps of Engineers

Post Date:

January 13, 2017

Location:

Washington, D.C.

Headquarters Dam Safety Program Manager. The position is an Interdisciplinary and non-supervisory GS15, and is scheduled to open Friday, 13 Jan through 23 Jan 2017. Announcement number is NCFL177497381872983. Use the vacancy announcement link to apply.

The position is a key leadership position in one of the most dynamic and robust infrastructure programs in the federal government, involving the use of state-of-the-art risk informed decision making. This is an exciting and challenging position in our Nation's capital, that includes interagency and international engagements. Please let me know if I can assist in your questions, email works best.

V/R
Eric Halpin, PE
Deputy Dam and Levee Safety Officer
Headquarters US Army Corps of Engineers
eric.c.halpin@usace.army.mil

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Project Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Post Date:

January 24, 2017

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Company Overview
Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Description/Responsibilities
Our Geotechnical Practice is currently seeking a Project Geotechnical Engineer to join the Phoenix, AZ office. This individual will assist in the investigation, analysis, design and construction observation of a wide variety of projects including transportation, water resources, and mining.

Responsibilities:

-Design and analyze shallow and deep foundations for highway and transit bridges, public buildings, and major hydraulic structures
-Perform analyses for: stability and seepage of earthen embankments, settlement estimates, foundation -underpinning, lateral earth pressure for retaining walls, pavement design and rockfall protection
-Assist in the planning of subsurface explorations and laboratory testing investigations
-Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports, design drawings, and specifications
-Provide construction observation support during the construction phase of various projects
-Assist in preparation of geotechnical cost proposals
-Assist with marketing and business development efforts as needed

Job Qualifications
-Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required; Master’s Degree with a Geotechnical focus preferred.
-Professional Engineer license in Arizona or ability to obtain professional registration within 6 months of hire date
-7-15 years of geotechnical experience with an emphasis on transportation, dam engineering design and water resources projects is preferred
-Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is preferred; experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
-Experience with geotechnical software including: STABL, Slope/w, Seep/w, Sigma/w, LPILE, GROUP, PYWALL, CRSP, Plaxis and gINT is preferred
-Field experience with construction observation activities such as micropile and drilled shaft installations, soil nail walls, earthwork and shoring is preferred.
-Strong analytical and report writing skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Post Date:

January 24, 2017

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Company Overview
Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Description/Responsibilities
Our Geotechnical Practice is currently seeking an entry level or junior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Phoenix, AZ office. This individual will assist in the investigation, analysis, design and construction observation of a wide variety of projects including transportation, water resources, and mining.

Responsibilities:

-Perform field reconnaissance and exploration boring observations
-Design and analyze shallow and deep foundations for highway and transit bridges, public buildings, and major hydraulic structures
-Perform analyses for: stability and seepage of earthen embankments, settlement estimates, foundation underpinning, lateral earth pressure for retaining walls, pavement design and rockfall protection
-Assist with geotechnical investigations for a wide variety of projects including dams, flood control, water supply, transportation and mining
-Assist in laboratory testing investigations
-Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports, design drawings, and specifications
-Provide construction observation support during the construction phase of various projects

Job Qualifications
-Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required; Master’s Degree with a Geotechnical focus preferred.
-Passed Fundamentals of Engineering exam is preferred.
-0-3 years of geotechnical experience with an emphasis on transportation, dam engineering design and water resources projects is preferred
-Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is preferred; experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
-Experience with geotechnical software including: STABL, Slope/w, Seep/w, Sigma/w, LPILE, GROUP, CRSP, Plaxis and gINT is preferred
-Field experience with construction observation activities such as micropile and drilled shaft installations, soil nail walls, earthwork and shoring is preferred.
-Strong analytical and report writing skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and within a team environment.
-Must be comfortable around large equipment, highway traffic, and remote terrain

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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Civil Engineer

Company:

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Post Date:

January 24, 2017

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Company Overview
Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Description/Responsibilities
Gannett Fleming’s Dams and Earth Science Practice is currently seeking a Civil Engineer to join the Denver, CO office. This individual will assist in the inspections, analysis, design and construction observation of a wide variety of water resources, mining, and dam projects.

Responsibilities:

-Design and analyze reinforced concrete hydraulic structures, such as spillways, outlet works, stilling basins, etc. for complex sites.
-Preparation of engineering memorandums, reports, design drawings, and specifications.
-Provide observation support during the construction phase of various projects.
-Preparation of engineering design cost proposals, and assist with marketing and business development efforts as needed.

Job Qualifications
-Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required; Master’s Degree preferred.
-10-15 years of experience in water resources, mining, and dam projects.
-Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite is required.
-Field experience with construction observation activities such as excavation, form work, reinforcement and concrete placement and finishing is preferred.
-Strong analytical and report/proposal writing skills.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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