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Senior Hydraulic Structures Engineer – Sacramento/Folsom, CA

Company:

HDR, Inc.

Post Date:

December 14, 2020

Location:

Sacramento/Folsom, CA

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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Northern California is HDR's West Region Design Center. Our Folsom and Sacramento offices support and deliver some of the most challenging and critical engineering design and construction projects across the state and the nation. Through excellence in execution and a culture of entrepreneurialism, our Hydraulic Structures team is positioned at the tip of the spear for the water resource's industry's demand for more thorough and intelligent inspection methods, more advanced analyses, more robust designs and, above all, increased efficiency in delivery.

California has the greatest density of significant, complex, and groundbreaking water infrastructure projects anywhere in the nation, and HDR are arguably the top water resource engineering firm in the state. With continued growth in demand for our team from dozens of utility and municipal facility owners, we are looking for an experienced Structural Design Engineer to join us as we develop and deliver solutions to challenges on Oroville Dam, Folsom Dam, Pyramid Dam, the Sacramento Weir, the California Aqueduct, dams and hydropower facilities in the Sierras, and in the Hetch-Hetchy area of Yosemite to name several highlights of the current projects underway in our Folsom office.

The right candidate will join a well-established and highly functional team full of exceptional talent and potential at all levels. A team with a culture of learning and development that enjoys their work. A team that is leaning forward as the industry evolves, and finding success.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Structural Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Supervise or conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs; develop design options or recommendations
  • Lead, assist with, or provide oversight for preparation of contract documents including drawings, specifications, design documentation and criteria, and cost estimates.
  • Lead design of various new and/or rehabilitation of hydraulic structures, including dams, spillways, gates, outlet works, diversion structures, retaining walls, cofferdams, floodwalls, water conveyance structures, foundations
  • Prepare design documentation including critical reports
  • Perform engineering assignments that may require critical thinking and creativity to address unique structural elements that have limited or no specific code based guidance
  • Coordinate structural design with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Work independently as project manager and provide oversight and mentorship of project and junior staff. This role may include leadership and expansion of HDR’s structural engineering services including client and strategic project development with Federal and State government agencies, water agencies and utilities, and power utilities.
  • Review tasks undertaken by others in the group such that each design receives a complete check of design assumptions, calculations, criteria, load cases, code review and compliance with design standards
  • Perform inspections and structural assessments of existing structures and structures under construction
  • Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications - External

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Requires a minimum of 10 years experience in structural and seismic analyses.
  • Demonstrable experience with leading structural design projects, including analysis, reporting, drawing specification, production, and engineering during construction support.
  • Field experience related to construction, inspection, or related instrumentation
  • PE or SE Licensure, CA preferred
  • Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Mathcad, SAP2000, or similar analytical software, advanced finite element software (LS-DYNA, ANSYS, Abaqus)
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills and an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Structural emphasis preferred
  • Experience with designing for alternate delivery methods, including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structural, seismic, risk assessment, risk informed decision making involved in dam safety design, inspection, remediation, and construction

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

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Senior Civil Engineer, Risk-Informed Decision Making Branch

Company:

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Post Date:

December 11, 2020

Location:

Washington DC

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within its’ Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the Washington Office, and the incumbent will serve as a Senior Civil Engineer in the Risk-Informed Decision Making Branch within the Commission’s Dam Safety Program. This important position will provide critical guidance on new and evolving dam safety risk analysis and risk assessment policies, procedures, and practices with key interactions with licensees, internal FERC staff, consultants, other Federal agency counterparts, and international organizations. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong background and significant experience in performing, evaluating, and reviewing dam safety risk analyses and making risk-informed decisions based on those results. The mission of the Office of Energy Projects is to facilitate potential benefits to the nation through the review of natural gas and hydropower infrastructure proposals and minimize risks to the public associated with FERC jurisdictional energy infrastructure. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

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Project Level/Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering, Inc

Post Date:

November 19, 2020

Location:

Seattle, WA

We are looking for an individual to perform geotechnical engineering analyses, calculations, and evaluations primarily related to new and existing hydropower and water supply dams and reservoirs. This person will also develop geotechnical engineering recommendations and write geotechnical engineering reports. Our ideal candidate will be able to perform project management activities including communicating resource needs, planning and delegating work, management of project budgets, invoicing and backlog reporting. The job will include managing client relationships and business development opportunities and proposal preparation. Serving as a senior reviewer for technical work and technical mentoring, this candidate must also have the ability to manage engineers and scientists. Occasionally this person will perform field work such as logging test borings, construction observation and on-site client consultation.
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Project Level/Senior Structural Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering, Inc

Post Date:

November 19, 2020

Location:

Seattle, WA

We are looking for an individual to perform and/or review stability analyses, reinforced concrete design, and steel design for water and earth retaining structures associated with dams, spillways, and other hydraulic structures. This person will also prepare and/or review design drawings, reports, and technical specifications, as well as perform inspections of dams and hydraulic structures. Our ideal candidate will also be able to provide periodic construction observation and consultation. Task and project-level management and coordination duties will be part of this position, along with the ability to lead/mentor junior level structural engineering staff.
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Sales Engineer, Infrastructure Group

Company:

Campbell Scientific

Post Date:

November 18, 2020

Location:

Logan, UT

Campbell Scientific is a recognized world leader in designing, manufacturing, and installing environmental and infrastructure measurement and control systems. Our employees are devoted to maintaining our “innovative quality and dependable brand of choice” recognition. If you have a passion for what we do; strive to constantly learn and grow; have a strong work ethic, and value serving others; then see if you have what else it takes to join our high-energy team.

Sales Engineer (Infrastructure)

Open date: November 1, 2020
Close date: TBD
Department: Sales and Marketing - Infrastructure Group
Classification: Exempt-salary
Status: Full-time
Location: Logan, UT
Reporting to: Group Manager Sales
Direct Reports: None

Job summary:

The Sales Engineer (SE) expands the sales of Campbell Scientific (CSI) products by generating new business and ensuring growth of existing customer accounts within the Geotechnical and Structural monitoring area. Assesses potential application of CSI products and services and offers solutions that meet customer needs. Educates customers and communicates customer feedback for future product development. Uses technical knowledge of CSI products and services to support and build sales.

Responsibilities:
> Create and maintain a strong culture in accordance with the Campbell Scientific’s core ARCTIC values -- Accountability, Respect, Client-Centric, Teamwork, Innovation, Continuous Improvement
> Actively grow CSI sales revenue for assigned markets in the assigned territory
> Manage key customer and partner accounts
> Respond to and follow up on requests for quotes and product information, and provide education opportunities for customers on CSI products
> Configure and quote complex data acquisition systems and multi-station networked solutions in collaboration with customer needs
> Recruit and strengthen Value-Added Resellers (VAR) and Integrators
> Recognize and report on changes in the market and obtain feedback from customers to achieve and maintain competitive products and services

Required technical & functional skills:
> Proactive and self-motivated to increase sales
> Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
> Proficient in the use of computers, office specific software including email, spreadsheets, Internet searching, word processing, and presentations
> Demonstrated problem solving skills
> Strong attention to detail

Preferred qualifications:
> Experience with electronic remote automated measurements systems, sensors, and peripherals
> Use and familiarity with telecommunications equipment
> Familiarity with computer programming concepts and basic electrical circuits
> Experience with Campbell Scientific dataloggers and/or other measurement devices including RTU, PLCs, etc.
> University-level studies in business, marketing or related field.

Required education & experience:

> Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in a science, technology, engineering, business or equivalent work experience in a related field.
> Experience: Minimum two years of technical sales experience, or equivalent evidence of aptitude and interest in technical sales.

Work environment: This is primarily an office environment, with travel up to 20 - 25% on customer visits.

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift, carry, and maneuver up to 50 lbs. walking up and down stairs; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; extended walking while in the field.

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits provided.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned.

We are an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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Application Engineer, Infrastructure Group

Company:

Campell Scientific

Post Date:

November 18, 2020

Location:

Logan, UT

Campbell Scientific is a recognized world leader in designing, manufacturing, and installing environmental and infrastructure measurement and control systems. Our employees are devoted to maintaining our “innovative quality and dependable brand of choice” recognition. If you have a passion for what we do; strive to constantly learn and grow; have a strong work ethic, and value serving others; then see if you have what else it takes to join our high-energy team.

Application Engineer

Job Summary:
The Application Engineer plays a critical role by applying technical subject matter expertise in the Global Infrastructure Market. In this role you will review client requirements and design competitive, compliant solutions, including working as part of a proposal response team led by a market-focused Sales Team or Proposal Manager. You will also develop training curriculum, sales tools, technical marketing collateral, and proposal response content. You will represent Campbell Scientific at events such as trade shows and conferences and influence market strategy by advocating for the needs of our clients and sales team within the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
> Exemplify Campbell Scientific core values of Accountability, Respect, Client-centric, Teamwork, Innovation, and Continuous improvement (ARCTIC).
> Provide technical review and system design for proposals as assigned by the Market Group Manager and under the direction of the Sales Manager.
> Work with the global sales team to design complex data acquisition systems and proposals for clients.
> Be the key point of contact for global Regional Offices while facilitating sales pipeline review meetings, supporting customer applications, and enabling resources for seamless coordination and mutual success.
> Develop training curriculum and technical resources for clients and conduct in-house and customer-site trainings.
> Provide training to the global sales team to build technical market expertise and for new products.
> Develop sales tools, technical marketing collateral, and proposal response content as assigned by the Market Group Manager and in coordination with the Marketing Manager and Sales Manager.
> Advise and consult with Product Managers as needed to assist with development decisions.
> Assist in testing and release of new products as assigned by supervisor.
> Staff conferences and exhibits, including representing Campbell Scientific in exhibit booths and giving presentations. Be involved with industry associations including participating on technical committees.
> Be prepared to step outside defined job boundaries to help your team succeed and to ensure excellent client satisfaction before, during, after the sale.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
> Education: BS degree in Science, Marketing, or Engineering field.
> Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Technical Proposal Response, Application Management, Customer Technical Support, Sales, Marketing, or in a user role in the target market.
> Skills: Demonstrated competency in 1) understanding client technical challenges; 2) underlying measurement principles; 3) designing effective solutions relevant to the target market: 4) communicating the solution to the customer; 5) resolving conflicts and concerns.

Required Technical and Functional Skills

Technical Skills:
> Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software, including MS Teams.
> Understanding of scientific principles underlying measurements and instrument operation in target market.
> Experience using Customer Resource Management (CRM) tools such as Salesforce.

Functional Skills:
> Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.
> Strong written and verbal communication skills.
> Ability to independently manage a challenging workload when faced with unexpected changes in priorities and deadlines.
> Ability to collaborate closely with remote team members.

Preferred Qualifications:
> Experience in the Infrastructure Industry (Dams, Structures, and Industrial Applications)
> Based in the Campbell Scientific Headquarters in Logan, UT, USA
> Experience using Campbell Scientific products.
> Experience operating and maintaining measurement equipment in target market.
> Experience using decision support software in target market
> Experience with cross-functional teams on a global scale

Performance Metrics
> Number of proposals and solutions contributed to or provided.
> Capture rate ($ captured / $ pursued).
> If targets are not being achieved, diagnosing and working to resolve root causes to course correct quickly and often.
> Level of interaction with global team members and assigned Campbell Scientific Regional Offices.
> Peer review.

Work environment: General office environment, extensive use of PC, regular travel to regional offices and client sites.

Physical Requirements: The ability to travel up to 25% to attend trade shows, conferences, provide training, and support sales.

EOE / AA

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