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Water Resources Design Engineer

Company:

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Post Date:

May 7, 2018

Location:

Fort Worth, TX

Job Description
Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a professional consulting firm serving clients across the Southwest and Southeast United States. With sustainability in mind, Freese and Nichols plans, designs and manages infrastructure projects. It is the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Medium Workplaces – No. 10. For more information about Freese and Nichols, visit www.freese.com

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is searching for a Water Resources Design Engineer in our Fort Worth, Texas office. THis position requires experienced engineer to serve as a project manager in the field of water resources with emphasis on heavy civil projects including dams and levees. The project manager will be responsible for leading the analysis, design, and preparation of technical reports, plans, specifications and estimates. The project manager will work independently as well as plan and supervise work of teams of professionals and technicians. Interest and ability to supervise, coach and mentor staff is strongly desired. The position involves client interaction and a commitment to client service. The position also encompasses business development activities, including proposal preparation, client visits, and some marketing activities.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum experience 10 years, including specific experience in making independent decisions on engineering problems and methods. Must be familiar with advanced techniques and the modification and extension of engineering theories, precepts, and practices. Should have excellent communication skills – both technical writing and oral.

Education (Minimum) - B.S. degree in Engineering; M.S. in Engineering or Business Management preferred.
Certification - Professional Engineer Registration with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers or shall be capable of receiving licensure in less than six months.

Functional Responsibilities:
• Experienced engineer to provide supervision to engineers, engineering technicians, designers, drafting personnel, etc., assigned to projects. Coordinate assigned work to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality.
• Direct and supervise complex studies and investigations. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing techniques. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for final reports.
• Evaluate and analyze project decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs.
• Track team and project financials including preparation of status reports.
• Develop and maintain established schedule. Keep the Group Manager and/or project team abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests associated with project design.
• Remain state-of-the-art on existing and pending regulations and related technological advancements.
• Serve as Project Manager for large complex projects requiring intergroup skills and consultants.
• Participate in the administration, interpretation, and implementation of contracts.
• Coordinate team assignments and workload for a team of engineers and technicians.

Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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Senior Geotechnical Project Manager

Company:

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Post Date:

April 20, 2018

Location:

Fairfield, NJ

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is actively growing its dams, levee and water resource practice in the Mid-Atlantic area. We are currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Project Manager for our Fairfield, NJ office but who will also work closely with our Manhattan, New York office. The position offers great potential for professional growth in an exciting working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technologies to our dam/levee-related projects. The qualified candidate must have strong leadership and project management experience and direct business development experience during their career, with the ability to generate project leads and build client relationships. A strong background in dam and/or levee engineering is preferred.

This position that requires direct interaction with clients and the ability to manage and mentor GZA staff level engineers. The role will also require collaboration with GZA’s current dams/levees/water resources practice leaders on expanding our market presence in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Key Duties:

• Conducting dam and/or levee safety inspections.
• Supervising fieldwork including test borings and instrumentation installations and construction monitoring for dam and levee rehabilitation projects.
• Providing data analysis, organization, and interpretation in support of dam/levee inspections, evaluations, and rehabilitations projects.
• Executing and/or supervising engineering analyses including seepage and slope stability analyses of embankment dams and levees, toe drain and filter designs, gravity dam stability analyses.
• Writing field reports, inspection/engineering reports, and permit applications.
• Preparing construction plans and technical specifications.
• Performing cost/quantity estimates and project scheduling.
• Communicating effectively and efficiently with team members, clients and contractors.
• Providing leadership/mentoring to technical staff.
• Interacting with clients and regulatory agencies.
• Executing project management duties including managing and tracking budgets, invoicing, assessing staffing requirements.
• Preparing technical and cost proposals.

Qualifications:

• B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field of practice is required. Master’s Degree with a Geotechnical focus is a plus.
• Professional Engineer license in NJ is required with the ability to obtain PE in NY and PA.
• An ideal candidate will have at least 10 to 15 years of experience in civil – geotechnical engineering, with direct involvement in dam safety inspections, condition assessments, subsurface exploration programs, engineering analyses, dam rehabilitation design, and regulatory permitting.
• Direct experience completing projects with public sector/municipal agencies in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania 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 geotechnical computer software such as SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, and finite element analysis software such as PLAXIS are preferred.
• Proven experience with and directing staff with AutoCAD and ArcView-GIS is considered essential for this position.
• Occasional out-of-town travel will be required. Candidate must have consistent means of transportation to/from project sites.

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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Water Resources Project Manager

Company:

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Post Date:

April 20, 2018

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 Project Manager Level Civil/Water Resources Engineer for our practice based in the Norwood, Massachusetts office. The 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 must have strong leadership and project management experience and direct business development experience during their careers, with the ability to generate project leads and build client relationships.

Our Water Resources Engineers work on a wide variety of 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. A sound knowledge of engineering principles relating to design and construction of dams, and other water infrastructure, is essential for this position. The successful candidate must have a strong civil background to support planning, design, and construction management activities for a variety of projects.
This is a management position that requires direct interaction with clients and the ability to manage and mentor GZA existing staff of project-level engineers. 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.

Position Requirements:

• B.S. 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.
• 8+ 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
• Exciting work environment
• Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401K retirement plan

GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years of providing innovative engineering solutions to improve the natural and built environment. 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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

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Supervising Civil Engineer

Company:

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Post Date:

April 6, 2018

Location:

Hartford, CT

Job Description
The State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is currently looking for a Supervising Civil Engineer, for the Dam Safety program, at our downtown Hartford Office, located at 79 Elm Street, across from historic Bushnell Park. This is a fulltime, 35 hours/week, Monday-Friday, from 8:00-am to 5:00 pm (flexible), with some weekend and evening work required in the event of flood events.

The Dam Safety Program Dam Safety Program has jurisdiction over all non-federally owned or licensed dams in the State which would by failing or otherwise endanger life or property. The Program’s ultimate responsibility is to ensure all jurisdictional dams in the State are operated and maintained in a safe condition. The program maintains an inventory of nearly 4800 dams in Connecticut. In the Dam Safety Unit, the Supervising Civil Engineer is responsible for directing, supervising and administering the day to day operations of the State of Connecticut’s Dam Safety Program.

Specific duties of this position include: assisting in formulating program goals and objectives to enhance public safety in Connecticut; developing and implementing plans for achieving goals and objectives utilizing innovative approaches as appropriate; providing and building mentorship in the Dam Safety Unit section to develop and expand staff capacity at all levels with a focus on succession planning; coordination with other DEEP units, State and Federal agencies including NRCS and USACOE and outside officials; representing Connecticut at regional and national levels regarding dam safety; communication with the public; contributing to training and technical outreach activities; flood response and recovery activities with respect to dams; and the day-to-day, direct supervision of dam safety staff who are involved in: performing inspections, engineering investigations and evaluation of studies of dam design and construction, including spillways, foundation conditions, seepage and structural stability; performing or evaluating periodic inspections of existing dams for structural soundness; making recommendations for corrective action; recommending enforcement actions; reviewing Emergency action Plans; reviewing applications for construction or repair of dams and recommended actions; evaluation, preparation and/or negotiation of agreements and contracts for engineering services for design of dam repairs and flood control projects, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, flood controls studies or technical review of such studies; assisting in coordinating acquisition of land for federal flood control projects and making appropriate recommendations; reviewing work of contract surveyors and engineers.

Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume with their applications. (Note: In order to upload documents you must ensure that your internet browser's 'pop-up' blocker is off. Failure to do so may prevent you from being able to upload documentation and submit your application.) Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: John.Hedges@ct.gov, (860)424-3254.

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Senior Staff/Project Level Structural Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering

Post Date:

April 4, 2018

Location:

Seattle, Washington

The dam design group in the Seattle office of Schnabel Engineering is currently seeking a Senior Staff/Project level Structural Engineer to support our growing business.

Job Responsibilities:

• Perform stability analysis, reinforced concrete design, and steel design for water and earth retaining structures associated with dams, spillways, and other hydraulic structures
• Prepare design drawings and reports
• Perform dam inspections
• Observe construction and perform materials testing

Required Skills/Experience:

• Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
• EIT certification or the ability to obtain certification prior to employment
• Proficiency with AutoCAD
• Experience with computer-aided structural analysis and finite element modeling
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Willingness and ability to perform field work and travel
• Ability to lift 60 pounds and be physically able to negotiate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Master’s Degree with a structural design emphasis
• Prior professional work experience in hydraulic structures and dam design (or related field)
• Knowledge/experience with soil structure interaction
• Knowledge/experience with seismic design
• Programming experience
• Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D
• Proficiency in STAAD.pro, LS DYNA, and True Grid
• Licensure as a Professional Engineer

Other Requirements:

• Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
• Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening

About Us:

For over 60 years, Schnabel Engineering, an employee-owned company, has been focused on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, dam and tunnel engineering. We are an ENR Top 250 engineering firm dedicated to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. If you have an interest in joining our team, please apply via our website at:

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Engineer

Company:

Dominion Energy

Post Date:

March 19, 2018

Location:

Bath County Power Station- Warm Springs, VA

Job Summary

Dominion’s Bath County Power Station, a pumped storage hydro station, in (Warm Springs VA) seeks a candidate for an experienced Engineer III to take a lead role responsible for all engineering and geotechnical aspects of the station geotechnical program providing technical expertise to ensure the day-to-day operation, monitoring and maintenance of high-pressure tunnels and drainage tunnels, dam safety monitoring and civil structure site assessment, maintenance and repair is performed at the highest standard. As a senior team member, the incumbent will provide guidance and training to geotechnical specialists, technicians and tunnel maintenance crew members. Core responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing and performing data collection and analysis; developing instrument and equipment specifications; performing civil structure, tunnel and dam safety inspections; regulatory reporting; reviewing emergency action plans; developing maintenance and repair plans to support maintenance activities; performing slope stability analyses for cut slopes, embankment slopes, and sediment pond slopes, using hand and computer methods; acting as subject matter expert for station management and other groups in the areas of civil/geotechnical engineering and dam safety; providing engineering support to station operations and maintenance personnel; and performing other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

1) Minimum of seven (7) years combined applicable experience in the Geotechnical and Dam Safety fields; 2) Knowledge of civil engineering and soil mechanics principles, standards and concepts; 3) Knowledge of or ability to develop knowledge of industry codes, state and federal governmental regulations, and company policies and procedures; 4) Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer software to assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, etc. (Microsoft Office products); 5) Prefer knowledge of computer codes necessary to perform civil/geotechnical and/or dam analysis and engineering; 6) Strong written and oral communication skills for inspection report writing, presentations, and updates to management, station employees and regulatory agencies related to the Station Geotechnical Program; 7) Full knowledge of principles of hydrogeology; 8) Knowledge of business financial and contractual matters; 9) Skilled in the knowledge and use of advanced engineering techniques; 10) Strong planning and project management skills; 11) Strong technical and organizational leadership skills; 12) Ability to think analytically and to solve complex problems; 13) Ability to process information quickly and to effectively manage multiple tasks; 14) Equally effective working independently or in a team environment; 15) Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead; 16) Ability to provide guidance to less experienced team members; 17) Ability to work in a boat, on land or underground and do so independently;18) Ability to and be comfortable driving in off-road conditions; 19) Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
1)7+ years of directly related professional experience;
2) Ability to demonstrate GIS experience;
3) Geotechnical data review and analysis experience;
4) Experience and knowledge of drilling and grouting concepts and applications;
5) Geotechnical instrumentation experience;
6) Experience with Geotechnical Data Acquisition and Reporting Software;
7) Experience with evaluating deformation survey data
8) PE preferred.

Education Equivalent
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Engineering Technology degrees are not acceptable for this position.)
Strongly prefer: Civil Engineering degree with a Geotechnical, Hydrology/Hydraulics and/or Dam Engineering focus
We prefer (not required) a current valid United States Professional Engineer license and the ability to obtain the PE license by reciprocity in Virginia and in other states in which Dominion does business.

Job Summary

Dominion’s Bath County Power Station, a pumped storage hydro station, in (Warm Springs VA) seeks a candidate for an experienced Engineer III to take a lead role responsible for all engineering and geotechnical aspects of the station geotechnical program providing technical expertise to ensure the day-to-day operation, monitoring and maintenance of high-pressure tunnels and drainage tunnels, dam safety monitoring and civil structure site assessment, maintenance and repair is performed at the highest standard. As a senior team member, the incumbent will provide guidance and training to geotechnical specialists, technicians and tunnel maintenance crew members. Core responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing and performing data collection and analysis; developing instrument and equipment specifications; performing civil structure, tunnel and dam safety inspections; regulatory reporting; reviewing emergency action plans; developing maintenance and repair plans to support maintenance activities; performing slope stability analyses for cut slopes, embankment slopes, and sediment pond slopes, using hand and computer methods; acting as subject matter expert for station management and other groups in the areas of civil/geotechnical engineering and dam safety; providing engineering support to station operations and maintenance personnel; and performing other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

1) Minimum of seven (7) years combined applicable experience in the Geotechnical and Dam Safety fields; 2) Knowledge of civil engineering and soil mechanics principles, standards and concepts; 3) Knowledge of or ability to develop knowledge of industry codes, state and federal governmental regulations, and company policies and procedures; 4) Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer software to assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, etc. (Microsoft Office products); 5) Prefer knowledge of computer codes necessary to perform civil/geotechnical and/or dam analysis and engineering; 6) Strong written and oral communication skills for inspection report writing, presentations, and updates to management, station employees and regulatory agencies related to the Station Geotechnical Program; 7) Full knowledge of principles of hydrogeology; 8) Knowledge of business financial and contractual matters; 9) Skilled in the knowledge and use of advanced engineering techniques; 10) Strong planning and project management skills; 11) Strong technical and organizational leadership skills; 12) Ability to think analytically and to solve complex problems; 13) Ability to process information quickly and to effectively manage multiple tasks; 14) Equally effective working independently or in a team environment; 15) Strong leadership skills with proven ability to serve as team project lead; 16) Ability to provide guidance to less experienced team members; 17) Ability to work in a boat, on land or underground and do so independently;18) Ability to and be comfortable driving in off-road conditions; 19) Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
1)7+ years of directly related professional experience;
2) Ability to demonstrate GIS experience;
3) Geotechnical data review and analysis experience;
4) Experience and knowledge of drilling and grouting concepts and applications;
5) Geotechnical instrumentation experience;
6) Experience with Geotechnical Data Acquisition and Reporting Software;
7) Experience with evaluating deformation survey data
8) PE preferred.

Education Equivalent
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Engineering Technology degrees are not acceptable for this position.)
Strongly prefer: Civil Engineering degree with a Geotechnical, Hydrology/Hydraulics and/or Dam Engineering focus
We prefer (not required) a current valid United States Professional Engineer license and the ability to obtain the PE license by reciprocity in Virginia and in other states in which Dominion does business.

Other Education and Disciplines
•For placement of a candidate in the Engineer job series, one of the following criteria must be met:
•Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an ABET accredited engineering program based upon the year that the engineering program was accredited by ABET.
•Possess a 4-year engineering degree from an institution outside of the U.S. which is accredited through the countries own engineering accrediting body under the Washington Accord as a full signatory, and is a degree that was recognized by the countries accrediting body on or after the date that full signatory status was achieved.
•Possess a 4-year engineering degree from a non-ABET accredited program and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET.
•Possess a 4-year degree in Physics, Chemistry or Math and a post-graduate engineering degree from an institution where the undergraduate degree in the same engineering discipline is ABET accredited based on the year the engineering program was accredited by ABET.
•Holds a current valid Professional Engineer license.

Working Conditions
Energized Wires Up to 25%
Travel Up to 25%
Cold 26-50%
Loud Noise 26-50%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Outdoors 26-50%
Confined Spaces 26-50%
Dust / Grease / Oil Up to 25%
Fumes Up to 25%
Heat Up to 25%
Pressurized Lines & Valves Up to 25%

 

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Civil Engineer

Company:

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Post Date:

February 20, 2018

Location:

New York City

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections of the Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the New York Regional Office. The incumbent will work as a civil engineer and must be knowledgeable in the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities, applying one or more of the following disciplines of civil engineering to the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities: structural, hydrologic, geotechnical and/or engineering geology. Assignments may require substantial travel and can involve hiking in mountainous terrain, climbing steeply inclined faces of dams, and descending into dam galleries, penstocks, and tunnels. The ability to communicate effectively with others is also important. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

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Director, Security, Safety and Law Enforcement

Company:

Bureau of Reclamation

Post Date:

February 20, 2018

Location:

Lakewood, CO

Job Description
This position serves as the Director, Security, Safety and Law Enforcement and is responsible for directing the programs of Physical and Personnel Security, Dam Safety, Continuity of Operations, Law Enforcement, Safety and Health, and Emergency Planning for the Bureau of Reclamation. This organization is responsible for protecting employees, the public and Reclamation facilities through implementation of an integrated security, safety and law enforcement program. The Director is responsible for the overall planning, development, coordination, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive security, safety and law enforcement program. He/she advises the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner regarding the development and execution of Reclamation objectives and policies for physical and personnel security, safety, dam safety, emergency management, and law enforcement management efforts and establishes policies required to implement these Reclamation-wide programs. The Director is responsible for developing program plans and budgetary requests and the preparation of submissions for congressional review. He/she evaluates the status of these activities and keeps the Commissioner informed. Responsibilities directly and significantly impact the Commissioner’s field operational objectives. The incumbent is responsible for evaluating and assessing Reclamation’s capability in effectively achieving the execution of its legislative mandate, administrative objectives and priorities, and meeting Department and Reclamation program goals.

The Director has responsibility for establishing policy and directives that address implementation of program goals, standards, and restrictions and approves Reclamation’s Security, Safety, Dam Safety, and law enforcement measures. The Director serves as the designate Bureau Director for Law Enforcement as defined in the Departmental Manual. The Director also serves as the lead Executive for Continuity of Operations for the Department.

He/she manages a staff in Lakewood, Colorado, including the Personnel and Physical Security Program, Law Enforcement, Dam Safety Program, Emergency Management, and Safety and Health.

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Civil Engineer I – IV

Company:

Grant County PUD

Post Date:

February 1, 2018

Location:

Vantage, WA

Position Summary

$26.35 - $52.30/Hourly (DOE)

This position (responsibilities are dependent on category/grade level) provides engineering and technical support to the District’s dam safety/EAP supervisor and Power Production’s, engineering, operations and maintenance staff; leads and manages outside engineering and technical consultants and resources; coordinates with outside agencies to ensure that all pertinent District dam safety regulatory requirements are met or exceeded. This includes the requirements outlined in the District’s Owner’s Dam Safety Program (ODSP), Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), operations related regulatory compliance, public safety and District safety initiatives. This position also implements, oversees and updates (as needed) the District’s Dam Safety Surveillance and Monitoring Plans (DSSMP) and prepares annual Dam Safety Surveillance and Monitoring Reports (DSSMRs). Project responsibilities may also include engineering and contract management for maintenance and construction projects at the District’s power production facilities. In conjunction with the dam safety/EAP supervisor, this position interacts and coordinates with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) Portland Regional Office and D2SI (Washington, DC FERC dam safety) office in matters related to dam safety, public safety and project operations. This position will coordinate with other District personnel as needed in reviewing and determining the appropriate responses and that the original documents and correspondence are appropriately filed in the District’s records repository.

Job Responsibilities

• Ensures all dam safety related instrumentation; surveillance and monitoring and regulatory compliance matters are completed or addressed in a timely manner. This includes dam safety related surveillance and monitoring, instrumentation, Part 12D Independent Consultant Inspections and Reports, managing dam safety engineering consultants, dam safety training for District staff and maintaining outside contacts with others involved in the hydroelectric and dam safety industry.

• Under the direction of the dam safety/EAP supervisor, ensures successful and timely fulfillment of Emergency Action Plan (EAP) requirements including periodic updates of EAP documents, preparing and implementing EAP related exercises (annual drills and table top exercises; periodic functional exercises) and related training events.

• In conjunction with the dam safety/EAP supervisor, ensures the dam safety department establishes and maintains relationships with others involved in Emergency Management, including other utilities, emergency management agencies, emergency responders, law enforcement and local, state and federal emergency management agencies.

• Under the direction of the dam safety/EAP supervisor, ensures that engineering designs and decisions made by the District (under the position’s direction) provide for safety of the public and employees through appropriate safety components: design, design reviews and construction safety reviews.

• Actively participate in all aspects of the District’s 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.

• Promote safety to all team members and model safe behaviors by: -Clearly defining and completing performance-focused safety activities required of you and your team. - Supporting work stoppages by employees when they identify unsafe/hazardous working conditions. -Acknowledging compliant safety behaviors and good safety performance from members of your team(s).

  • Where called upon by the dam safety/EAP supervisor, works with the District’s Security Team to ensure that FERC requirements for facility security are met and that annual inspections, communication and correspondence between the District and FERC are timely and compliant.
  •  Where requested, assists other District departments in matters relating to FERC correspondence, permitting, license issues, etc.
  •   In conjunction with Natural Resources (Project Lands), supports the maintenance and updating of the Public Safety Plan components (signs, fences, barriers) in the restricted access zones around the dams and ensures that the Public Safety Plans are updated as needed.
  •  Assists other departments in the resolution of problems arising from daily work activities. Work with consultants, contractors and other contract personnel.
  •   Provides budget requirements, scheduling and management of projects.
  •  Performs, and assists other engineers with, work orders, budgeting, contract preparation, and purchasing, accounting and technical information.
  •  Promotes team work between departments and divisions.
  • Attend and participate in the Power Production staff meetings regarding scheduling and work load.
  •  Participates in national dam safety organizations (e.g. ASDSO, USSD, CEATI, etc).
  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Understands and adheres to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.
 Educational Requirements:

B.S. or B.T. in Mechanical or Civil Engineering.

Experience/Licensure:

Engineer I, II and III – Two to three years of engineering experience. EIT preferred but not required.
Engineer IV - Five or more years of industry related engineering experience; preference is for experience specific to dam safety and/or hydropower                                                                                                                                  Professional Engineer’s license preferred but not required.

Knowledge and Skills

• Ability to communicate clearly with others both in writing and orally. • Ability to organize and conduct meetings. • Ability to lead/supervise others. • Proficient in scheduling, estimating materials and manpower and tracking project tasks. • Ability to work without direct supervision; ability to work under pressure. • Ability to plan, schedule and accomplish a variety of tasks concurrently.

Special Requirements: A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required.

Physical Requirements: Duties are performed in an office environment and in various field locations. Must be able to travel by various modes of transportation to remote sites and manufacturing locations.

For a full list of requirements, the 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.

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Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer

Company:

WEST Consultants, Inc.

Post Date:

January 29, 2018

Location:

San Diego, CA; Folsom, CA, and Salem, OR.

WEST Consultants, Inc., a premier firm in water resources engineering, is seeking energetic and ambitious applicants qualified to apply for an Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer position. Positions are being considered for the following office locations: San Diego, CA; Folsom, CA, and Salem, OR.

Responsibilities:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Conduct water resources engineering evaluations and studies.
• Assess and evaluate complex water resource systems including watersheds receiving rain and snow.
• Analyze and perform hydraulic design of reservoirs, channels, and other hydraulic structures.
• Conduct riverine and estuarine hydraulic and sediment transport modeling using single and multi-dimensional numerical models.
• Use GIS tools to pre- and post-process data.
• Prepare figures, maps and graphics.
• Organize, manipulate and evaluate data using spreadsheets or other engineering software.
• Prepare technical reports and memoranda.
• Apply ingenuity and creativity to solve complex hydrologic and hydraulic engineering problems over a wide range of applications.

Experience Requirements:
0-10 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.
• Strong computer skills. Knowledge of programming languages such as Visual Basic and Python is a plus.
• Excellent problem solving abilities.
• Knowledge of HEC models such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS. Knowledge of other models, as well as GIS software, is a plus.

Educational Requirements:
Master’s Degree or higher in Civil or Environmental Engineering or water resources related field is required.

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Civil Engineer

Company:

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Post Date:

January 29, 2018

Location:

San Francisco, CA

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within the Division of Dam Safety and Inspections of the Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the San Francisco Regional Office. The incumbent will work as a civil engineer and must be knowledgeable in the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities, applying one or more of the following disciplines of civil engineering to the investigation, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of dams and hydroelectric power facilities: structural, hydrologic, geotechnical and/or engineering geology. Assignments may require substantial travel and can involve hiking in mountainous terrain, climbing steeply inclined faces of dams, and descending into dam galleries, penstocks, and tunnels. The ability to communicate effectively with others is also important. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

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Senior Civil Engineer-Dam Safety

Company:

Seattle City Light

Post Date:

January 22, 2018

Location:

Seattle, WA

Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.

Seattle City Light's Generation Operations & Engineering Business Unit (GOE) is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join the Structural Engineering (SE) group. This position will work primarily with the Dam Safety team performing structural and civil engineering design for the utility. There is a broad array of technical work the SE group performs, including structural calculations, design, inspections and other activities to ensure the safety of the City of Seattle hydroelectric projects (Skagit, Boundary and Cedar Falls/Tolt). T work for this position will focus on powerhouses, penstocks, dams and gates and may include inspections, structural concrete and steel modeling, vibration testing, seismic analysis, interfacing with FERC, and design engineering. This position will report to the Structural Engineering Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

Engineers in the Structural Engineering group perform a wide range of structural and civil engineering tasks and a wide range of abilities are regularly required. Projects assigned to the SE group run the gamut on size and type. The position will work regularly with the Dam Safety Supervisor and unit, and will regularly coordinate work efforts with other engineering disciplines of other work units include Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Project Management, Environmental Affairs, and Operations. The desired primary focus of this position is to provide structural engineering support for Dam Safety priorities, however, it is expected that there will be involvement in all type of projects that the group performs.

• Performs senior-level professional civil and structural engineering work for hydroelectric plants, electric transmission, distribution, and substation facilities.
•Oversees project progress from initial concepts through final design and construction.
•Serve as a project engineer on capital projects and other programs.
•Prepare civil and structural engineering designs as lead or project engineer, including calculations, plans, and technical specifications.
•Prepare or review structural calculations, engineering studies, project schedules, budgets, and cost estimates.
•Perform project coordination; prepare and/or be accountable for adherence to established project scopes,schedules and budgets.
•Prepare construction estimates, construction feasibility reviews, and budget documents.
•Review plans, specifications, special conditions, and agreements for work done to be completed by contractors, public agencies, and City Light crews.
•Review and check work submitted by consultants and contractors to make recommendations on its acceptability against scope, budget, and schedule.
•Prepare and administer consultant contracts, monitor contract progress, and review invoices for approval.
•Coordinate and review work done by contractors and utility crews.
•Perform activities in support of construction, such as reviewing submittals, aiding in resolution of field problems, preparing change order designs.
•Perform structural inspections and prepare field reports.
•Prepare preliminary engineering reports, design reports or similar documents.
•Oversee and/or prepare CAD drafting work for project designs.
•Lead a technical team doing any of the above work, including directing the work of other engineers.
•Serve as a technical expert in civil and structural engineering specialty areas.
•Make presentations and serve as team leader on special projects or other assignments as required.
•Self-manage work load and schedule depending on project requirements.
•Mentor junior engineers.
•Periodically travel to remote project sites in conjunction with project responsibilities.

Qualifications

Requires five years professional civil engineering experience and a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology; (or a combinations of education and/or training and/or experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).

Certification/License:

•Current Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility.
•Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.
Desired Qualifications:
A highly qualified candidate is expected to have some of the following:•Masters of Science in a Civil Engineering discipline (Structural Engineering preferred).
•Eight years or more of professional structural engineering experience.
•Structural Professional Engineering License in the State of Washington.
•Experience in the structural design of electrical transmission, overhead distribution, overhead communication, and substation termination structures.
•Computer skills in modeling of overhead transmission / distribution lines and structures with PLS-CADD.
•Experience in the structural design of hydroelectric generation structures, dams, underground electrical transmission and distribution, and substation structures.
•Experience in the structural design of buildings and foundations, including seismic design.
•Experience preparing engineering calculations, drawings, and reports.
•Experience as a project engineer coordinating with multiple disciplines.
•Experience in construction-related aspects of design, including reviewing submittals, resolving field issues, etc.
•Computer modeling of structures with 3D analysis programs (RISA 3D, ETABS, SAP, etc.).
•Drafting experience with AutoCAD.
•Strong oral and written communication skills.
Work Environment/Physical Demands: •Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment.
•Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites.
•May be required to lift over 50 pounds.
•May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time.
•May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
•Overnight travel may be required.

Additional Information

Please submit a completed application via this bulletin and attach:
A cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required and desired for the position.
Resume
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.

Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/.

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Dams Safety Engineer

Company:

OBG

Post Date:

December 6, 2017

Location:

East Norriton, PA

OBG is currently seeking a Dam Safety Engineer in our East Norriton, PA office to support civil, hydrologic and hydraulic, and geotechnical engineering efforts associated with dam safety and flood protection projects. Duties will include conducting site inspections and writing inspection reports; performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; performing basic structural and geotechnical engineering evaluations; and assisting with the evaluation and design of improvements for dams, levees, and other flood protection and waterfront structures.

Skills & Qualifications: Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and 2 to 5 years of experience in civil engineering design, surface water hydrology and open channel hydraulic analysis, and/or geotechnical analysis/design, or a Master's degree in Civil or Water Resources engineering and proficiency in the use of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS and related computer programs. Experience with dam investigations, flood studies, 2-D and 3-D hydraulic modeling, and coastal engineering would be a plus.

Primary Responsibilities: The role may include the following responsibilities:

• Inspection and field investigation of dams and appurtenant structures, downstream channels and potential flood hazard areas; and development of inspection reports

• Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of watersheds, reservoirs, dams and streams, including dam breach analysis and inundation mapping

• Site/civil engineering, including stormwater modeling, erosion and sediment control management, and flood protection measures

• Geotechnical investigation and analysis, including slope stability, seepage and settlement analysis

• Design of dam rehabilitation measures, hydraulic control structures, civil works and flood protection systems

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Structural Engineer

Company:

OBG

Post Date:

December 6, 2017

Location:

East Norriton, PA

OBG is currently seeking a Structural Engineer to support investigation, analysis, design, and construction phase engineering related to dam safety and other heavy civil works projects. Tasks would include preparation of inspection/investigation reports, performing stress and stability analyses, developing design concepts, design of concrete, steel and wood members/structures, and preparing structural details for plans and specifications.

Skills & Qualifications: BS in civil/structural engineering; experience with analysis and design of reinforced concrete structures, including dams, retaining walls, gatehouses, culverts, outlet works and related hydraulic structures; and experience with steel frame structures, sheetpile bulkheads, cofferdams, shoring systems and other heavy civil structures. Also, broad knowledge and experience with major national and industrial engineering design codes, standards, guidelines and best practices needed for design of complex structures and projects is required. Additionally, experience working in the field with Contractors/Construction Managers during project planning and construction is an asset. PE license or ability to obtain a PE license preferred. Experience with STAAD PRO, GT STRUDL or similar finite element method programs, and MathCAD, Enercalc or other engineering analysis programs, would be a plus.

Primary Responsibilities: This role will include the following primary responsibilities:

• Structural inspections and field investigations for dams and their appurtenant structures, waterfront structures, culverts and other conveyance structures, and light industrial buildings

. • Data compilation and development/production of report narratives on inspections, basis of design, presentation of data/results, and analysis summaries for design reports.

• Technical design support and project coordination on multidisciplinary design teams that typically include hydrologic/hydraulic, geotechnical, civil, environmental, and mechanical engineers.

• Analysis and design of dams, intakes, outlet works and other hydraulic conveyance and appurtenant structures; building structures that include pump houses, valve chambers, control buildings, powerhouse and other industrial plant structures; waterfront structures and bulkheads; concrete and steel earth retaining structures; cofferdams and shoring; and shallow and deep foundations.

• Pre-construction and construction phase engineering support for projects, including cost estimating and scheduling; shop drawing and RFI review; field and structural inspections for compliance with design, specifications and general regulations; and technical guidance for field inspectors/engineers.

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Engineer II, UIC Permits Section

Company:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Post Date:

November 16, 2017

Location:

Austin, Texas

Regulates Underground Injection Control (UIC) facilities through the technical review and processing of applications; drafts or modifies permits; interacts with industry and the public; and interprets applicability of regulations and policies.  Performs moderately complex engineering work and data reviews for the UIC program, which includes providing engineering consultation regarding permitting issues.

To apply, click below for the State of Texas application, which can be emailed to jobs@tceq.texas.gov.

 

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Engineer, Dam Safety Program

Company:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Post Date:

November 16, 2017

Location:

Austin, Texas

Conducts routine engineering work for the Critical Infrastructure Division, Dam Safety Program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Conducts detailed engineering inspections and/or evaluations of existing dams to determine safety; prepares reports and recommendations to owners and engineers; develops letters with appropriate recommendations for corrections; and interacts with owners and their engineers to complete engineering assessments of dams. Conducts and/or oversees inspections of dams under construction and/or modification to determine if construction meets the approved plans and engineering practices; develops letters and proposes appropriate recommendations for correction. Completes routine hydrologic, hydraulic, and structural studies as needed, for proposed and existing dams; prepares reports of recommendations and findings; develops letters and proposes appropriate recommendations for correction. Reviews and evaluates engineering reports submitted by dam owners and engineers. Reviews and evaluates emergency action plans for compliance with statutes, rules, and engineering standards. Responds to requests for information regarding dam safety from management, the legislature, and the public; prepares correspondence regarding engineering issues involving dam safety; provides technical assistance and public outreach to dam owners, engineering consultants, other stakeholders, and the public. Participates in public education programs. Assists in maintaining the Texas Inventory of Dams database files.

To apply, click on the link below for the application, which can be e-mail to jobs@tceq.texas.gov.

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Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

Colorado Springs Utilities

Post Date:

November 14, 2017

Location:

Colorado Springs Utilities

As a member of the Water System Operations Team you will be responsible for the Dam Safety Program for CSU’s portfolio of 26 dams. The Dam Safety Engineer reports to the Field Operations Manager and is responsible for on-going trending and analyses, asset performance, and the identification and implementation of appropriate changes and improvements.  Through regular communications, the Dam Safety Engineer establishes a collaborative working relationship with Federal, State, Contractors, and CSU staff.  Effective written and verbal communications is essential to create partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders.  Project management, conflict management, mediation, team building and negotiation tools will assist in achieving results in a collaborative spirit.

As the Dam Safety Engineer, in the Field Operations Section of Water System Operations you will:

  • Develop and maintain an effective Dam Safety Program Create and maintain strong relationships with Watershed Operators
  • Develop a systematic program for effective dam maintenance and operations Educate staff on how to convert instrumentation data into useful information
  • Work closely with State and Federal dam safety officials
  • Provide input into effectively prioritizing O&M and Capital expenditures
  • Oversee the creation of Potential Failure Mode Analyses (PFMA’s) for each dam in our system
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Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Positions

Company:

Freeport-McMoRan

Post Date:

November 14, 2017

Location:

Various

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.  The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry.  Supervise, provide technical guidance, interpret, manage projects/tasks and/or participate in activities to maintain operational performance and support Civil Engineering projects with focus on Tailings and Crushed Leach facilities.

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Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineer / Hydrologist / Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

MBS/Sealaska

Post Date:

November 8, 2017

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Managed Business Solutions is seeking is seeking a Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineer / Hydrologist / Dam Safety Engineer with water resources engineering and/or dam safety engineering experience to work on dam safety projects, specifically emergency action planning with respect to dam related failures with our onsite Program Team at the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)/Division of Water and Power (DWP) Office in Lakewood, CO.

This is a full-time/salaried, benefited opening which is fully funded and slated to begin as soon as possible. Local candidates in the Denver area are highly preferred - no third parties or agencies, please.
Responsibilities
The principal function of this role will be to provide technical support services related to hydraulic and hydrologic engineering and emergency preparedness on behalf of the U.S. BIA Branch of Dam Safety, Security, and Emergency Management (DSSEM):
• Support dam safety engineering, by supporting the multi-disciplinary needs of the BIA’s dam safety program.
• Assess existing or create new hydrologic and hydraulic dam failure scenarios, to generate and model analytic output in support of the BIA's needs.
• Advise federal management, scientists, engineers, dam tenders, and tribal members on dam safety program management as it pertains to an exhaustive scope of services in both a formal (presentation) and informal (conversational) setting.
• Multi-task across various disciplines and locations in support of dam specific project work. work within a dynamic environment, coordinate schedules that are inherent in a nationwide dam safety program.
• Communicate professionally and effectively with a variety of subject-matter experts and project contributors in a collaborative team environment.

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Practice Leader - Dams and Levees

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

November 7, 2017

Location:

Charlotte, Chattanooga, Atlanta

This is a senior-level position that will use their industry knowledge, client relationships and expertise to assist in setting the vision and strategic direction of our Dam and Levee practice in both the US Southeast and on a national platform. The role involves identifying, developing, pursuing and winning opportunities with new and existing clientele to grow our business. The position will also assist in the execution and delivery of technically complex dam and levee infrastructure projects from concept through construction. The successful candidate will be someone with strong leadership and communication skills, market knowledge, successful history of client relations and business acumen.

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Senior Project Manager – Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project

Company:

Puget Sound Energy

Post Date:

November 6, 2017

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Senior Project Manager – Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project #77986

The PSE Dam Safety Team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to manage the Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project. This is currently one of PSE’s top 10 strategic projects and has high visibility at all levels within the company. The position will also involve managing other both O&M and Capital funded projects located at both the Baker River and Snoqualmie Hydroelectric Plants. The successful applicant will work directly within the Hydroelectric Resources Group.

Projects at this level are often high risk and address the combined interests and missions of PSE, State, County and municipal organizations, special interest groups, and various communities.

This position will initiate projects, including internal and external stakeholder commitments, demonstration of business need and project feasibility. They will lead project teams to identify time frame, methods for accomplishing the project, and allotment of available resources through various phases of the project. The Senior Project Manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to oversee the development of mitigation plans, design concepts and reports, project needs/priorities, budgets, schedules, contractor statements of work, bid documents, and the coordination of estimates. Stakeholders include federal, state and local government regulatory agencies, FERC License signatories, local tribes, FERC approved Board of Consultants, and the Snoqualmie and Baker Plant staffs. The position also requires monitoring of contracts for adherence to specified clauses and provisions.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities and promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1886. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assembles and leads multi-disciplinary project teams. Identifies the scope of an assigned project and decides logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
• Applies general rules, standards and guidelines to specific technical problems.
• Recognizes technical and administrative issues that impact the projects under their leadership, and obtains resources to mitigate project risks.
• Communicates technical information clearly and concisely to non-technical audiences, sometimes in public settings.
• Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to project requirements.
• Support emergency response work as requested.
• Ensures all required documentation is obtained
• Oversees contracts and identifies if compliance issues require action

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Associate/Senior Civil Engineer

Company:

Turlock Irrigation District

Post Date:

November 1, 2017

Location:

Turlock, California

Under general direction from the Civil Engineering Department Manager, to plan, direct, and perform professional engineering work related to the design, construction, and maintenance of irrigation related facilities and miscellaneous project requests from other divisions/departments within the Turlock Irrigation District.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering and/or agricultural engineering.  Currently recruiting for the Associate or Senior Civil Engineer levels only.  The Associate level is usually exhibited by a person with three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience;  Senior  level is usually exhibited by a person with five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience.  In addition to the experience, possession of a valid certificate of registration as a professional engineer issued by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required.

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Civil Engineer / Dam Engineer

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

October 23, 2017

Location:

Williamsburg or Richmond, VA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Support local clients and pursuits in Virginia.
-Perform dam inspections.
-Lead design for dam and spillway retrofits.
-Support other studies and assessments on dams and lakes, including Dam Break Inundation Zone (DBIZ) modeling, and dam safety support.
-Support stormwater master planning at a basin or community scale.
-Lead the design and analysis of stormwater facilities.
-Support field assessments for water quality studies, watershed walkovers, stream assessments, and other projects.
-Support floodplain evaluations, including modeling and agency coordination.
-Provide stormwater regulatory compliance and permit support.
-Conduct peer and quality reviews on all applicable projects.
-Provide superior client management.
-Plan and manage tasks.
-Support other Business Centers with water resources/drainage tasks.
-Assist in business development and project/task pursuits for municipal water resources clients.
-Assist in developing technical proposals.
-Participate in industry and stakeholder groups for water resources issues.
-Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by management.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
-Bachelor of Science (minimum) in Civil or Water Resources Engineering or other closely related degree required.
-Professional Licensure (P.E.) required.
-Course work and experience in hydraulics, hydrology, water quality and stormwater management, and related subjects preferred.
-Geotechnical Engineering course work or experience is a plus.
-SWM and ESC certification(s) through the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is a plus.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
-5-10 years’ prior experience

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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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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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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

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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