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Engineering Manager - Dam Safety & Chief Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

Grant County PUD

Post Date:

August 12, 2019

Location:

Beverly, WA

Job Description
Position Summary

Under limited supervision, oversees, manages, and supervises all engineering work in the design, installation, and/or maintenance of any aspect of Grant PUD’s infrastructure with a focus on reliability, safety, efficiency, and adherence to general engineering best practices.

The Engineering Manager is the first management level in the engineering job series. The Engineering Manager provides daily management responsibilities over all aspects of Grant PUD’s engineering needs. This position is responsible for overseeing electrical, mechanical, civil or structural engineering work.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

This position acts as the District’s Chief Dam Safety Engineer and is responsible for reviewing all incoming and preparing all outgoing Power Production-related correspondence with the FERC’s Portland Regional Office (PRO) and FERC’s Washington, DC dam safety office (D2SI).

Owns, follows, implements and updates the District’s Owner’s Dam Safety Program (ODSP).

Ensure successful and timely fulfillment of Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and Emergency Management requirements including periodic updates of EAP documents, preparing EAP exercises (annual drills, table top and functional exercises) and related training events.

Responsible for dam performance evaluations, studies and surveillance and monitoring activities to ensure safe continued operation of the projects water-retaining structures/components.

Plan, assign, train, and instruct the work of engineers; prioritize and allocate work assignments to achieve established strategies; provide input on the development of engineering standards, guidelines, and specifications; ensure individual contributors are utilized appropriately and are trained, capable, and qualified to execute work assigned; participate in teams of subject matter experts to create and administer policies and procedures governing all aspects of Grant PUD’s engineering tasks; provide recommendations on any controversial engineering decisions that affect critical aspects of Grant PUD’s infrastructure; make decisions on basic to complex engineering escalations affecting critical infrastructure; contribute in departmental initiatives to develop, implement, and achieve strategic plans and initiatives to improve staffing competency, efficacy, and professionalism.

Manage proper documentation, mapping, and safety planning for all aspects of Grant PUD’s infrastructure; ensure all project documentation is completed and properly stored; function as main point of contact with various internal and external stakeholders ensuring proper relationship development and communication policies are followed during all interactions; oversee contractors and consultants performing engineering work.

Create, monitor and update department budgets and high-level project schedules to make the best use of funds and personnel in meeting the needs of internal customers in alignment with district strategic goals.

Act as Project manager for high-level, critical projects involving design, installation, maintenance, and repair of Grant PUD’s power generation or power distribution assets; function as project stakeholder in various software programs impacting the engineering department; supervise engineering project managers through the development, design, and implementation phases of various projects; approve design changes prior to implementation.

Be an experienced, knowledgeable resource for lower-level staff within the engineering department, as well as other areas of Grant PUD; provide general guidance and training for non-subject matter experts; participate in industry groups to keep current on relevant industry practices and educate your team and peers on those practices; cultivate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support.

Perform related duties as required or assigned.

Demonstrate commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent shall be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.

Actively support and participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:

• Following all safety policies and procedures;

• Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;

• Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and

• Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.

Actively support programs and actions that improve our Safety Culture by:

• Supporting the presence of safety in your Department (e.g. Include safety messages in business conversations; begin meetings as appropriate with a safety minute).

• Ensuring supervisors are monitoring the safety actions of their teams (such as completing safety training, reporting incidents timely, etc.).

• Being viewed as a safety champion by stopping work if necessary, promoting safety activities (Continuous improvement team processes, Safety & Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) activities, etc.).

• Acknowledging compliant safety behaviors and good safety performance from members of your team(s).

Position Requirements
Minimum Job Requirements

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering field preferred; AND Ten (10) years’ of engineering and/or engineering management experience. Professional Engineer license required.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of – Concepts, principles, theories, and methods surrounding engineering industry standards and best practices; staff development methods set to engage team members and promote meaningful performance improvements; project management tools and techniques; technical competences with an attention toward detail.

Skill in – exercising good judgment and making well informed decisions under pressure; written and oral interpersonal communication; workflow and time management; utilizing MS office products..

Special Requirements
A valid Washington State driver’s license may be required.

Physical/Mental Requirements
Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting, with some field work that may require operation of a vehicle.
*applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

Position Open Until Filled

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.

About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.

Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Values
Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship

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Civil Engineer-Dam Safety

Company:

Grant County PUD

Post Date:

August 12, 2019

Location:

Beverly, WA

Position Summary

This position is for a Power Production Civil Engineer (Level I through IV), depending on experience, to support the District’s Dam Safety Engineering group.

The job will be located at the Hydro Office Building near Wanapum Dam, which is within commuting distance from Tri-Cities, Yakima, Wenatchee, Moses Lake, Ellensburg, Ephrata, Quincy and Royal City.

This Power Production Civil Engineer will provide engineering support to the Dam Safety Engineering group through successful completion of structural, geotechnical or general civil engineering work assignments. The Dam Safety Engineering group is responsible for ensuring the District’s dam structures remain stable and robust through monitoring, inspections, engineering evaluations/studies/analyses and remediation projects.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITES

Power Production Civil Engineer – Specialty: Dam Safety Engineering
◾This position reports to the Chief Dam Safety Engineer.
◾This position is responsible to assess, monitor, analyze and report on all dam safety engineering aspects associated with the Districts hydroelectric projects.
◾Write and/or review technical documents including letters, reports, studies and analyses for internal and external audiences including the FERC.
◾Compile, analyze, interpret and report-on dam monitoring data associated with dam performance.
◾Assist with all aspects of meeting the FERC Engineering Guidelines pertinent to the District hydroelectric projects, including, but not limited to: structural and geotechnical stability, hydraulic and hydrologic considerations, emergency action planning and dam instrumentation and monitoring.

GENERAL

◾Review engineering work requests to determine scope, cost, and justification for the work request;
◾Prepare technical specifications
◾Build material lists
◾Generating new drawings or revise existing drawings,
◾Inspecting equipment in the field, reviewing technical data outputs of various pieces of equipment, and analyzing variations from original designs
◾Coordinate and conduct engineering and other studies, projects, and systems;
◾Develop, implement, and coordinate procedures, functions, and activities
◾Specify equipment, work with vendors, and obtain quotes as needed.
◾Research and analyze technical information and data in order to prepare reports.
◾Manage proper documentation, mapping, and safety planning for all aspects of Grant PUD’s infrastructure from hydro-electric facilities, power production infrastructure; ensure all documentation is properly stored in Grant PUD’s engineering application databases.
◾Function as main point of contact with various internal and external stakeholders ensuring proper relationship development and communication policies are followed during all interactions; oversee contractors and consultants performing engineering work.
◾Perform site inspections; meet with contract personnel, Grant PUD Employees, and other representatives to resolve problems and concerns and answer questions on issues/projects; assist with field inspections of projects for conformance to approved plans.
◾Perform increasingly more responsible work as the employee gains experience and independently performs engineering duties.
◾Formulation of budgets for projects including planning, design, regulatory, and construction phases.
◾Perform Project Management for projects in accordance with District standards

◾Prepare Project scopes
◾Prepare estimates and project budgets
◾Provide project justifications
◾Assess project risks
◾Maintain project schedules

Perform related duties as required or assigned.

Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.

Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
◾Following all safety policies and procedures;
◾Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
◾Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
◾Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.

Position Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements

Educational/Experience Requirements

Bachelor of Sciences in Civil Engineering, 2+ years in discipline is preferred but not required.
Washington State Engineering in Training Certificate and/or Professional Engineering License is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:
◾General concepts, principles, theories, and methods surrounding engineering industry standards and best practices; project management tools and techniques; technical competencies with an attention toward detail; financial management philosophies.
◾Reinforced concrete structures, earth embankments, foundations, geotechnical engineering and steel structures.
◾Basic engineering principles, design, computations, analyses and construction.
◾Basics of preparation of project budgets, cost estimates, engineering economic analysis and feasibility studies.
◾Basic safety regulations and requirements associated with hydroelectric dams and construction work.

Skills in:
◾Utilization of Microsoft Office Suite of programs (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
◾Finite element model generation and analysis (preferred, but not required)
◾Planning, report writing, coordinating and problem solving
◾Strong written and oral communication, especially technical writing
◾Effective time management, organization and leadership
◾Adaptability to work with professionals in an office environment and with skilled labor in construction sites or within the powerplant.

Special Requirements

A valid State driver’s license may be required.
A Washington State Engineering in Training Certification may be required.

Physical/Mental Requirements

Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting but this position is also expected to perform visual inspections of the dams that can involve extensive walking and climbing on/within the Districts hydroelectric projects. Operation of a vehicle is required.

*Applicant should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE) for additional information.

Position Open Until Filled

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.

About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.

Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Values
Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship

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Senior Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

Division of Safety of Dams

Post Date:

August 5, 2019

Location:

Sacramento, CA

Division of Safety of Dams, Re-Evaluation Engineering Branch, Sacramento

Job Description and Duties:
The Division of Safety of Dams is responsible for evaluating the performance of existing jurisdictional dams, the review and approval of inundation maps for failure of dams and their critical appurtenant structures, and the review of applications for the construction of new dams as well as the alteration, enlargement, repair, and abatement of existing jurisdictional dams in California. Under the general direction of a Supervising Engineer, the Senior Engineer, Water Resources will be responsible for highly technical and complex job assignments related to the re-evaluation and repair of dams. The incumbent will plan, lead and perform inundation map review, risk-based evaluations, engineering analyses, field inspections, and studies for risk reduction measures. Limited travel is sometimes necessary.

Desirable Qualifications:
This position requires that the incumbent work cooperatively with Division staff, dam owners, consultants, and the general public. Must have excellent communication skills, exercise good judgment, and maintain consistent, regular, and predictable attendance. Ideal candidates should have an extensive knowledge and experience in engineering analysis of dams and their appurtenances, including the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and surveillance monitoring of these structures. Having experience in hydrologic and hydraulic studies as well as structural and geotechnical engineering fields is desirable.

Special Requirements:
This position requires the incumbent to possess a valid California Driver’s License.

Final Filing Date: September 4th, 2019

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Senior Engineer, Water Resources

Company:

Division of Safety of Dams, Department of Water Resources

Post Date:

July 22, 2019

Location:

Sacramento, CA

Job Description and Duties:
The Division of Safety of Dams is responsible for evaluating the performance of existing jurisdictional dams, reviewing, and approving applications for the construction of new dams, as well as the alteration, enlargement, repair, and abatement of existing jurisdictional dams in California. Under the general direction of a Supervising Engineer, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for dams in an assigned geographical area that consists of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties. Incumbent is responsible for performing dam safety and construction inspections of dams and appurtenant structures, preparing independent evaluations of proposed work for new and existing dams, preparing and reviewing complex technical reports, and providing technical comments on plans and specifications for construction.Desirable Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in the field as well as the ability to inspect all types of existing dams and the construction of new dams and reservoirs, including appurtenant structures. Must have the ability to walk on dam faces, climb ladders, enter outlet pipes, and conduct other similar physical activities. This position requires that the incumbent work cooperatively with others, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and maintain regular and consistent attendance.

Instructions:
To be considered, submit a completed State application (STD. 678) resume, and a separate one-page Statement of Qualifications. Please reference SAP Position #50002645 and Job Control #164270 in the Explanations section of your application.

The Statement of Qualifications should address the candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, and education as it relates to the qualifications listed in the job description.

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Engineering Services Manager

Company:

Brazos River Authority

Post Date:

July 22, 2019

Location:

Texas

The Brazos River and its tributaries begin as a trickle in the west and gain momentum as the river heads south. By the time it reaches the Gulf of Mexico, the Brazos River basin has provided billions of gallons of water each year for cities, agriculture, industry and mining.

The Brazos River Authority (BRA) was created by the Texas Legislature in 1929 as the first government entity in the United States established specifically for the purpose of developing and managing the water resources of an entire river basin.

Today, the BRA's staff of more than 250 develop and distribute water supplies, provide water and wastewater treatment, monitor water quality, and pursue water conservation through public education programs. The BRA is entirely self-supporting; it maintains and operates reservoirs and treatment systems using revenues from the customers it serves. The BRA water supply system includes 11 reservoirs scattered across the 42,000 square mile river basin.

The Engineering Services Manager reports to the Technical Services Manager but works with all departments of the BRA. The purpose of the position is to manage various engineering projects and provide engineering expertise on BRA projects including dams, reservoirs, pipelines, pump stations, water treatment plants and waste water treatment plants and all related equipment and facilities. While the majority of engineering work performed for BRA will be through engineering consultants, the position also functions as the Engineer of Record providing direction and supervision of design work, preparation of technical specification and construction drawings for facility improvement projects, and signing and sealing same in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers on behalf of the BRA. For work designed and construction supervised by consultants, the position ensures that BRA is providing appropriate, owner focused engineering oversight of work. The position supervises 6 direct reports and about 17 indirect reports and is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the central office facility and use of all property and easements, electrical and SCADA systems, construction oversight and owner monitoring of contracts. An essential function of this position is to supervise engineers and develop engineers in training.

QUALIFICATIONS
The qualifications would generally be met with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited school with preference for a Master’s Degree along with over 10 years of engineering experience including 5 years at a manager’s level. The position requires a P.E. in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or structural engineering with a preference for experience with dams. Also required is a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Candidates will need to get a Texas P.E. and driver’s license in a reasonable time after being hired, not to exceed 1 year. Candidates should have engineering design experience with extensive experience in managing infrastructure capital improvement projects from conception to implementation by working with a team of employees, engineering consultants and contractors.

Compensation and Application Process
Open and competitive starting salary DOQ—Salary Range $97,577-$156,123 (Midpoint $126,850). Excellent Employee Benefits
If you are interested in this position and want to be considered for this great opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Ms. Frank randi@randifrank.com and see 10 page profile with more details about position, benefits, opportunities, etc. at www.randifrank.com.
Position open until filled with first screening August 14, 2019. More information about the BRA is available on the website: https://www.brazos.org/.

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FERC Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Post Date:

July 12, 2019

Location:

California, Washington, or Oregon

Job Description
Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking an experienced FERC Dam Safety Engineer to join our collaborative and innovative water resources team. Mead & Hunt began its legacy service in hydroelectric power in 1900. Today, Mead & Hunt is recognized as one of the best places to work (Zweig Group’s 2019 Best Firms to Work for Award) and also one of the fastest growing (Zweig’s Hot Firms list for 2019). We’re growing our services to the FERC-regulated dam safety industry and looking to add leaders who want opportunities for growth through serving our clients.

The FERC Dam Safety Engineer will work with other water resource engineering professionals on serving the needs of our dam and hydropower clients. Responsibilities include business development and client management; leading FERC physical security assessments and plans; developing and facilitating Emergency Action Plan (EAP) exercises; writing and auditing owners dam safety programs; and serving as the project manager on various size projects.

The successful candidate will have all of the following:
• a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering or related field;
• at least eight years of relevant work experience; and
• a PE license in any state with ability to obtain in California/Washington/Oregon within six months of start date

The ideal candidate will have experience with the following: leading FERC physical security assessments and plans; developing and facilitating Emergency Action Plan (EAP) exercises; writing and auditing owners dam safety programs; project management; leading risk informed decision-making teams; working in close liaison with FERC to understand and solve client problems. The ideal candidate will also have working relationships with the San Francisco or Portland Regional Offices of the FERC.

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, looking for opportunities for exciting growth 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, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. 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. #2019-2165
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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FERC Dam Safety Coordinator

Company:

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Post Date:

July 11, 2019

Location:

California, Washington, or Oregon

Job Description
Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking an experienced FERC Dam Safety Coordinator to join our collaborative and innovative water resources team. Mead & Hunt began its legacy service in hydroelectric power in 1900. Today, Mead & Hunt is recognized as one of the best places to work (Zweig Group’s 2019 Best Firms to Work for Award) and also one of the fastest growing (Zweig’s Hot Firms list for 2019). We’re growing our services to the FERC-regulated dam safety industry and looking to add leaders who want opportunities for growth through serving our clients.

The FERC Dam Safety Coordinator will work with other water resource professionals on serving the needs of our dam and hydropower clients. Responsibilities include business development and client management; leading FERC physical security assessments and plans; developing and facilitating Emergency Action Plan (EAP) exercises; writing and auditing owners dam safety programs; and serving as the project manager on various size projects.

The successful candidate will have an associate degree (or higher) in civil engineering technology or related field AND at least twelve years of relevant work experience; OR if no degree; must have at least fourteen years of relevant work experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience with the following: leading FERC physical security assessments and plans; developing and facilitating Emergency Action Plan (EAP) exercises; writing and auditing owners dam safety programs; project management; leading risk informed decision-making teams; working in close liaison with FERC to understand and solve client problems. The ideal candidate will also have working relationships with the San Francisco or Portland Regional Offices of the FERC.

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, looking for opportunities for exciting growth 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, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. 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, Inc.
Attn: Req. #2019-2168
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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Senior Dam Engineer

Company:

WSP

Post Date:

July 11, 2019

Location:

New York

Job Description
WSP is a leading, global planning, engineering and consulting firm with a total staff of over 48,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At WSP, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality services to our clients. As a professional, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Dam Engineer with strong analytical and design skills to join our growing NYNJ Water and Environmental Team. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join an exciting and dynamic team of professionals. The position offers great potential for professional growth in a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to water projects. The WSP Dams & Reservoirs Practice provides services on a wide range of projects including dams and appurtenant structures, levees, floodwalls, penstocks, instrumentation monitoring and evaluation, environmental studies and Licensing/permitting. Our ideal candidate has specialized dam engineering expertise with a strong background in the fields of hydraulic, geotechnical, or structural engineering. As part of our Dams & Reservoirs Team, you will perform, manage and lead technical tasks and mentor junior engineers. Applicant should also have a developed business acumen and support the growth of our Practice.

Please note: Candidate can sit in any of the following offices: WSP NY and NJ Offices including New York City, NY, Briarcliff Manor, NY, Albany, NY, Buffalo, NY, Upper Saddle River, NJ, Morristown, NY or Lawrenceville, NY.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Produce hydraulic, geotechnical and structural calculations, design drawings and documents, and project standards and specifications.
Perform field inspections, develop quantity take-offs, engineering cost estimates, and permit applications for projects involving hydraulic structures.
Perform field inspections for structural elements on a variety of projects.
Perform dam safety inspections and prepare reports in conformance with state or federal regulatory guidelines.
Review and supervise design calculations, modeling studies, drawings, reports, and project standards and specifications.
Assist in proposal development, manage, execute and provide technical support on a variety of water-related as well as interdisciplinary projects.
Communicate with clients and regulators, establish goals and objectives for project teams, and schedule and coordinate resources to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the performance expectations of the client.
Promote Dams & Reservoirs project capabilities by presenting and attending meeting and conferences.
Apply regulatory knowledge with USACE, FEMA, NYSDEC, FERC, USBR, and other local, state and federal agencies and regulators.
Domestic and international travel, when necessary.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Civil and/or Structural Engineering, or related field.
5+ years of experience in dam engineering, preferably with at least 3 years of related experience in the New York/New Jersey Region.
Demonstrated experience with dam stability analysis, seismicity issues, flood hydrology, mechanical design knowledge, geotechnical knowledge, dam monitoring and instrumentation, dam operations, and risk assessment preferred.
PE License in New York or New Jersey or ability to obtain within 12 months.
Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and provide direction to others ensuring the quality of deliverables.
Excellent English technical verbal and written communication skills.

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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