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Senior Structural Engineer

Company:

Seattle City Light

Post Date:

May 27, 2021

Location:

Seattle, WA

SALARY: $55.73 - $64.89 Hourly
LOCATION: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., Seattle, Washington
JOB TYPE: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
SHIFT: Day
BARGAINING UNIT: PTE, Local 17 - Professionals
CLOSING DATE: 06/29/21 04:00 PM Pacific Time POSITION DESCRIPTION:
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 Engineering & Technology Operations Business Unit (ETO) is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join the Structural Engineering (SE) group. The SE group performs structural and civil engineering design for many teams throughout the utility. There is a broad array of technical work the SE group performs, including structural calculations, design, analysis, inspections and other activities to ensure the safety of the City of Seattle’s hydroelectric projects, electrical transmission lines, distribution infrastructure, and substation facilities. 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 with other engineering disciplines and work units to coordinate work efforts. Some of these units include Civil Engineering, Dam Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Affairs, and Operations. It is anticipated that there will be a primary focus of project types for this position dependent on the group’s needs and the candidate’s previous experiences and desires, however, it is expected that there will be involvement in all type of projects that the group performs. Job responsibilities may include:
• 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, budget documents.
• Perform structural inspections and prepare field reports.
• 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 workload and schedule depending on project requirements.
• Must be a self-starter with strong work ethic; able to achieve multiple goals for multiple clients; and demonstrate effective writing and interpersonal skills in a team environment.
• Mentor junior engineers.
• Periodically travel to remote project sites in conjunction with project responsibilities.
• Requires climbing ladders and steep slopes; traverse uneven and frozen terrain; and, bend, stoop, crawl, squat, and stand for long periods of time depending on the facilities you will be inspecting at various sites, both indoors and outside, including work requiring fall protection and in confined spaces. Weather conditions may be severe at times while performing job responsibilities out in the field.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/ Experience:
Requires five years professional civil engineering experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology (or a combination 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.

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.

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);
• Ten years or more of professional structural engineering experience;
• Structural Professional Engineering License in the State of Washington highly desired;
• Knowledge of or ability to develop knowledge of industry standards and codes, state and federal governmental regulations, and City of Seattle policies and procedures
• Experience in the structural analysis and design of hydroelectric generation structures, dams, electrical transmission, overhead and underground electrical distribution, and substation structures;
• Experience in seismic analysis and design;
• Experience in the structural design of buildings and foundations;
• 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.;
• Experience supporting field crews engaged in a variety of engineering construction, maintenance, and repair activities on service contracts and projects;
• Computer modeling of overhead transmission / distribution lines and structures with PLS-CADD;
• Computer modeling of structures with 3D analysis programs (RISA 3D, ETABS, SAP, etc.);
• Drafting experience with AutoCAD;
• Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer software to assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, schedules, and similar Microsoft products; and
• Strong oral and written communication skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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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Senior Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering Inc

Post Date:

May 25, 2021

Location:

Austin, TX

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geo-structural, and tunnel engineering.  Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities we live in and support, are a vital part of who we are and what we offer.  Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions.  Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides our 400 plus employees in 22 offices throughout the United States with competitive benefits packages, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Description:

Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a relaxed atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation.  The Austin, Texas office is seeking a Senior Level Engineer with expertise and practical experience in one or more disciplines related to dam engineering (i.e. hydrology, hydraulics; geotechnical engineering; or structural engineering) to support our growing business.  We are seeking experienced, motivated candidates with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering expertise, technical oversight and overall management of dam engineering projects.  Engineering services may include inspection, investigation, evaluation, design and construction of existing and new dams, reservoirs and hydraulic structures.
  • Prepare and review of design calculations, engineering reports, construction drawings and technical specifications.
  • Supervise and mentor junior engineers.
  • Work as a team member within the Austin office and across other Schnabel offices to effectively balance workload among available resources.
  • Perform project management activities including planning and delegating work, managing project budgets, invoicing, communicating resource needs and reporting backlog.
  • Manage client relationships.
  • Proactively market and develop dam engineering business opportunities.
  • Develop engineering proposals and qualification statements.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other related engineering discipline from an ABET-accredited program.
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, geotechnical and/or structural engineering, with specific emphasis in dam design.  Texas experience and knowledge is preferred.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in one or more states and the ability to seek reciprocity in TX upon employment.
  • Experience/proficiency with common computer-aided analysis and modeling programs applicable to dam engineering.
  • Experience preparing and reviewing construction drawings and technical specifications.
  • Experience and knowledge of applicable state and federal dam safety design methodologies, policies and regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic and the desire to perform professionally at a high level.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening
  • S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required. No visa sponsorship will be provided.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Design Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering Inc

Post Date:

May 25, 2021

Location:

Austin, TX

Description

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering.  Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities we live in and support, are a vital part of who we are and what we offer.  Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions.  Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides our 400 plus employees in 22 offices throughout the United States with competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Description:

Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a relaxed atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation.  The Austin, Texas office is seeking a Design Engineer with relevant experience in one or more disciplines related to dam engineering (i.e. hydrology, hydraulics; geotechnical engineering; or structural engineering) to support our growing business.  We are seeking experienced, motivated candidates with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering analysis and design calculations for the rehabilitation of existing dams and hydraulic structures; and design of new dams and reservoirs.
  • Prepare construction drawings and other engineering figures with emphasis on civil and/or structural design.
  • Perform visual inspections of dams and hydraulic structures.  Some field work and overnight travel will be required.
  • Assist with preparation of engineering reports and technical specifications.
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior engineers.
  • Work as a team member within the Austin office and across other Schnabel offices to effectively balance workload among available resources.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other related engineering discipline from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Not less than 5 years of relevant design experience in hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, geotechnical and/or structural engineering, with specific emphasis in dam design.  Texas experience and knowledge is preferred.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in one or more states and the ability to seek reciprocity in TX upon employment .
  • Proficiency with common computer-aided analysis and modeling programs applicable to dam engineering.
  • Proficiency with common drafting and visualization programs such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, Revit, ArcMap/GIS, and/or Google Sketch-up.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to perform field work and travel.
  • Be physically able to navigate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside in various weather conditions.
  • A strong work ethic and the desire to perform professionally at a high level.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening
  • S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required. No visa sponsorship will be provided.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Entry Level Water Resources Staff Engineer

Company:

WEST Consultants, Inc.

Post Date:

May 18, 2021

Location:

Tempe, AZ; San Diego and Folsom, CA; Salem, OR; Dallas, TX; Bellevue, WA

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 our office locations in Tempe, AZ; San Diego, CA; Folsom, CA; Salem, OR; Dallas, TX; and Bellevue, WA.

About the Position:
In this position, you will apply your knowledge of principles of hydrology and hydraulics to respond to a broad range of water resources engineering assignments in surface-water riverine and estuarine environments to:
• Study open channel flow, sediment transport, scour, stability, and deposition issues in rivers and reservoirs.
• Estimate flood hazards and risk. Develop mitigation measures and alternatives for watersheds, including flood forecasting and inundation mapping.
• Evaluate complex water resource systems including watersheds receiving rain and snow.
• Perform integrated hydrologic modeling including potential impacts on surface and groundwater due to climate changes.
• Conduct dam/levee engineering and safety investigations to include dam breach analysis, feasibility planning, operations studies, drainage analysis, water control manual updates.
• Work as part of a project team to develop high quality deliverables for our clients.

Responsibilities:
Your core duties and responsibilities may require you to:
• Develop, calibrate, and validate hydrologic and hydraulic numerical models.
• Use GIS tools to pre- and post-process data.
• Organize, manipulate, and evaluate data using spreadsheets or other engineering software.
• Delineate floodplains and create flood hazard maps.
• Prepare Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floodplain management program documentation such as No-Rise Certification, CLOMR, LOMR, and/or LOMA.
• Design hydraulic structures such as bridges, culverts, levees, and fish passages.
• Design systems for scour countermeasures and streambank erosion protection.
• Prepare figures, maps, and graphics.
• Prepare technical reports, memoranda, and manuals.
• Work closely with internal project teams and clients on specific assignments or for other meetings.
• Present communication pertaining to specific assignments or meetings.
• Participate in local engineering organizations or conferences.
• Expand your engineering skills, both technical and non-technical, from continuous learning.
• Other duties may be assigned.

Skill Requirements:
In addition to being enthusiastic about working in the field of water resources engineering, you should have the following skills:
• Experience with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) and other numerical models, such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS.
• Experience with GIS software.
• Strong computer skills are required, with knowledge of programming languages such as Visual Basic and Python a plus.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work independently & manage time, as well as to work in a team.
• Excellent problem-solving abilities, including the ability to apply ingenuity and creativity in solving complex engineering problems.

Experience Requirements:
0-5 years related experience.

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

How to Apply:
If you meet the qualifications and requirements listed above and have a passion to help solve complex water resources problems, please submit your resume and cover letter, indicating which WEST location(s) you are most interested in, to hrm@westconsultants.com.

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WEST Consultants, Inc. (WEST) is a small business firm providing water resources engineering consulting services from our eight offices located in Oregon, Washington, Texas, California, and Arizona. Over the past 30 years, WEST has built a superior reputation for providing quality water resources services to government and private clients. We offer a dynamic work environment where our talented teams are solving some of the most challenging projects in water resources engineering.

WEST is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

As a federal contractor, WEST participates in E-Verify to validate the employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer - (161410)

Company:

HDR, Inc.

Post Date:

May 13, 2021

Location:

Kentucky-Lexington or Paducah

HDR is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to support our expanding geotechnical section within our Lexington and/or Louisville, KY office. This is a leadership role that involves planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of entry- and mid-level professionals.

Primary Duties: Plan, execute, and complete geotechnical tasks on assigned projects independently and collaboratively. This position may be required to review design and construction submittals for geotechnical compliance with applicable codes, design standards, project requirements, and contract documents.
Geotechnical investigations and design activities for dams, levees, hydraulic structures, railroad, and transportation projects.
Involvement in communication with both internal and external clients.
Geotechnical technical analyses, preparation of proposals and reports, and coordination with designers and contractors to implement recommendations on plans and in the field.
Engage in supporting development of technical scope of works and fee proposals, as well as responses to RFP’s related to geotechnical services.
This position may function as technical specialist or project manager, but project management is not sole focus of position.

Core Competencies for a successful candidate:
Must be able to independently make decisions and recommendations that will impact a project’s activities and direction; Be a technical expert, leader, and authority in projects and tasks involving geotechnical engineering; Be knowledgeable of today’s technical standards, including but not limited to USACE, AREMA, LRFD, etc.; Exhibit excellent communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with team members and clients and the demonstrate expertise in managing several complex tasks simultaneously.

Required Qualifications:
MSCE degree or higher in geotechnical engineering
11 or more years of experience in the general field of geotechnical engineering and specializing in 3 or more of the following:
Dams, levees and hydraulic structures
Deep Foundations
Shallow Foundations
Lateral Analyses
Experience in subsurface investigations
Field & laboratory testing and the determination of in-situ material properties
Soil compaction and earthwork construction
Soil mechanics
Seepage and piping
Foundation inspection and assessment
Landslide and slope stability evaluations
Bearing capacity and settlement
Design and construction of foundations on alluvial soils
Design and construction of foundations on karst bedrock geology, foundation inspection and assessment
Erosion protection design
PE with ability to obtain KY/TN through reciprocity. Participation in related professional societies (ASCE, USSD, ASDSO, AREMA) is encouraged.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, required
Proficiency with geotechnical software including gINT, Slope/W, Seep /W, APILE, LPILE, MSEW3.0, GRLWeap, Settle3D (or other settlement software), as well as the ability to develop and execute designs using spreadsheets and MATHCAD, strongly desired
Ability to independently complete proposal preparation and develop geotechnical data/engineering reports, required
Experience with the review of other’s work for compliance with project technical requirements as applied on project submittals, required
Ability to independently complete and/or coordinate analyses associated with settlement, slope stability and embankment design, foundation design, retaining wall design, lateral deep foundation response, required
Project Management experience a plus.
Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Successful candidate will have an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture.

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 Geotechnical Engineer/Numerical Modeler - (161416)

Company:

HDR, Inc.

Post Date:

May 13, 2021

Location:

Kentucky-Lexington or Louisville

HDR is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to support a challenging variety of projects across the United States. The candidate will work with collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams to develop engineering solutions from conceptualization through production of deliverables. The successful applicant will have excellent theoretical knowledge of engineering principles and practical construction experience.

Responsibilities include:
Performing geotechnical and structural design calculations, laboratory testing, performing research activities
Numerical modeling (FLAC and Plaxis)
Preparing presentations, reports, and design reviews.
Candidate must be a professional, creative self-starter with strong communication skills.
Must work well with engineers, technicians, and other staff in office and across geographies

Minimum Requirements:
M.S. degree in Civil Engineering is a minimum. PhD preferred
U.S. Citizenship status is required due to client requirements
Minimum fifteen (15) years of relevant technical experience in the field of Civil/Geotechnical Engineering of marine, dam and levee structures
Fundamental and advanced engineering skills including mechanics of materials, statics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, structural design, and soil mechanics are necessary for this position
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with geotechnical site characterization using drilling, testing, and instrumentation data
Knowledge of concrete, steel, and USACE/BOR design requirements
Experience with numerical modelling including FLAC & Plaxis
Experience with data integration and BIM
Profession Engineering licensure, NCEES stature preferred
Project/Task Management experience is a plus

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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Resident Engineer - Large Rockfill Dam Construction

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

May 7, 2021

Location:

Denver, CO

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We are a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s has an opportunity for highly qualified Resident Engineer with large earth and rockfill dam construction experience. The dam construction project is for a large rockfill dam and appurtenant structures in Northern Colorado. You will work with a team of Stantec field engineers and geologists and be supported by the Stantec home office staff who designed the project.

Your Key Responsibilities

Responsible for the observation, documentation, technical review, evaluation, and engineering decisions for the construction of a large rockfill dam, including appurtenant structures to make sure that the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications.

Primary point of contact for Stantec at the site.

Responsible for the safety of Stantec’s staff.

Coordinate Stantec services with the home office support staff.

Supervise and mentor Stantec site staff, developing them professionally, delegating work to them, and reviewing field work products.

Represent Stantec at site meetings with the Contractor, Construction Manager (CM), and Owner.

Prepare site portion of Stantec’s reporting and progress updates, and make presentations to CM, Owner, and board of consultants.

Coordinate with the CM so that there is full coverage of the Contractors’ activities.

Work with the CM to see that state engineer rules are met.

Review technical portions of Contractor’s and CM project documentation.

Work with the CM to resolve non-conformance reports (NCRs).

Work with the CM and Stantec site and home office staff and to resolve design-related issues, and claims, should they arise.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Technical expert in dam design and construction.

Outstanding record of successful dam design and construction projects.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task.

Ability to work as part of a team and to mentor junior staff.

Ability to work in typical field office environment, including working at a desk for long periods of time, with exposure to noise, dirt, and dust.

Ability to work in typical dam construction field environment, working outside with exposure to the elements for long periods of time, strenuous walking, hiking, and climbing.

Ability to be flexible and work as the construction activities require including second shifts and up to 60 hours per week.

Must have good driving record and a valid driver’s license.

Required software applications include Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project. AutoCAD experience beneficial, but not required.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Masters degree preferred.

Minimum of twenty (20) years’ experience on civil/geotechnical and dam projects showing increasing responsibility.

Minimum of five (5) years in a resident engineer or construction manager role of dam related projects.

Registered Professional Engineer in CO or ability to become registered within one year preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Requires employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in Colorado:

Hiring Salary Range: $122,300 - $152,800 — Colorado locations only. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Benefit Clause: Medical, dental & Vision plans, wellness program, health saving account, flexible spending account, 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, life & AD&D insurance, short/long term disability plans & PTO (vacation, sick & holidays).

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Civil/Hydraulic Engineer, Power & Dams

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

May 6, 2021

Location:

Walnut Creek / Sacramento, CA

Join a team that does more than build dams, generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the power & dams industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power & dams group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects in California and around the world. Whether through the construction of new facilities or improving the safety and efficiencies of existing projects, you’ll find yourself working with leaders on large civil infrastructure projects related to dams and hydropower in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently looking to add a Civil/Hydraulic Engineer to support our Power and Dams practice in Walnut Creek, CA or Sacramento, CA. The ideal candidate will have a strong background and/or interest in engineering design in subject areas including dams and hydraulic structures, spillways, river intake and discharge facilities, and hydroelectric power generation.

This position applies knowledge of civil and hydraulic engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments among related fields, but with specific emphasis in hydraulics and water resources engineering related to large infrastructure projects. Applicant must be capable of working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and with clients and be willing to learn from peers and supervisors. Work responsibilities will include calculations and engineering analysis, preparation of technical reports, development of construction drawings and specifications, and support with project execution, marketing, and business development. Critical thinking and a desire to solve unique challenges is a must.

Your Key Responsibilities

Perform preliminary and detailed analysis for the design of hydraulic structures, pump stations, and other water-related infrastructure.

Prepare studies, design criteria, design reports, detailed engineering plans, and construction specifications.

Evaluate alternatives and resolve technical questions.

Provide engineering support for construction projects, which may include site inspections, shop inspections, monitoring, and other fieldwork.

Organize, draft and coordinate production of various reports to ensure technical consistency and inclusion of appropriate documentation.

Collaborate in teams involving civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, and other engineering disciplines in office as well as virtual team environment environments.

Assist with business development activities including the preparation of proposals, budgets and scopes of work.

Serve as project engineer on small- to mid-sized projects and work on several projects concurrently.

Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guideline and policies.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Strong organizational skills, multitasking ability, and excellent computer skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, report preparation, and the ability to work with engineering staff at all levels.

Experience in design of hydraulic structures or other large infrastructure projects.

Knowledge of software such as HEC-RAS (1D/2D), HEC-HMS, ArcGIS and AutoCAD.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Ability to prepare complete, concise, and organized engineering calculations, analyses, and design documents.

Will be based out of Walnut Creek, CA or Sacramento, CA but requires willingness to work in a virtual team across offices and occasional project travel throughout Western US.

Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world.

Knowledge of relevant design codes and standards.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a B.S. in Civil Engineering with preference given to advanced degrees.

5 to 10 years of experience working on civil engineering projects.

Existing professional registration (P.E.) or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Walnut Creek

Other Locations : United States-California-Sacramento

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Senior Civil Engineer, Power & Dams

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

May 6, 2021

Location:

Walnut Creek / Sacramento, CA

At Stantec, we approach every project we undertake - whether at the local, regional, or international level - thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with technical excellence, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We are a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the Power & Dams industry at large.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join our Power & Dams practice in our Walnut Creek, CA or Sacramento, CA office. This position will work collaboratively with the Power & Dams Business Line, to support the service needs of our clients on local, national, and international projects. Whether through the construction of new facilities or improving the safety and efficiencies of existing projects, the focus of the position will be to engage our highly skilled team of engineers in the technical execution of large civil infrastructure projects related to dams and hydropower.

In the role, you will develop, maintain, and enhance Stantec’s market profile, position, and brand imaging as it relates to our strategic plan. You will play a key role in growing our activities in the Power & Dams industry in Western USA and more specifically California. You will also lead as well as participate in the technical execution of projects to ensure delivery, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. The Senior Civil Engineer will shape and develop our talented multidisciplinary local team all while being an integral part of Stantec’s continued growth in the region and country.

Your Key Responsibilities

Do: Project Delivery

Serve as Technical Lead and Engineer of Record for large civil/dam/hydropower projects with responsibility for reviewing and leading projects.

Provide technical leadership for projects in California and throughout the region, performing a variety of tasks to plan, execute and deliver.

Plan, organize, and manage the production of project deliverables to ensure on time delivery, technical quality, and within budget.

Serve as the project's point of contact with clients, agencies, and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals.

BUILD: Supervise and Mentor Developing Professionals

Mentor developing professionals to guide their career development objectives.

Review team’s work and provide technical guidance on design approach and challenges.

Perform on technically complex projects and act as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members.

Recognize when technical problems develop and initiate guidance for corrective actions.

Conduct work in a safe manner and promote health and safety within the office and outside of the office while visiting clients and job sites.

WIN: Support Business Development Activities

Have a clear understanding of the current and future market and business conditions, revenue and profit potential, major clients, and competitors in our active markets.

Assist in developing and implementing regional, country, and client marketing strategies to enable optimum market penetration of the Power & Dams sector in selected geographies.

Lead and assist with development of technical approaches for Statements of Qualifications and Proposals, budgets, and schedules.

Develop positive relationships with clients, earn their confidence and become their trusted adviser.

Identify the skill and expertise gaps to meet the current and future market opportunities and support suitable recruitment or development actions to address them.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Leadership

Skilled leader and team player capable of building relationships both internally and externally.

Excellent communication skills: verbal, business writing, electronic communications, and presentations.

Skilled at inspiring, motivating, and holding team accountable for delivery of innovative design solutions.

Strong problem-solving skills with ability to make timely decisions and develop others to do so.

Technical

Experience in the design and construction of dams, hydraulic structures, spillways, intakes, outlet works, and hydroelectric power plants.

Knowledge of dam safety guidelines and ability to support dam safety services such as inspections and condition evaluations, design estimates, potential failure modes analyses (PFMA), risk assessments, spillway design and expansion.

Experienced with the use of software in accordance with expertise, which may include hydrology and hydraulics (HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, Flow3D and ArcGIS), structural (ANSYS, LS DYNA and SAP2000), and geotechnical engineering (FLAC, SLOPE, Geostudio, Plaxis).

Ability to develop unique design solutions to fit our client’s needs with a sound understanding of overall goals, objectives, and costs to our clients.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil, Hydraulics, Structural or Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited institution. Masters preferred.

15-20 years of professional experience in civil engineering with a strong focus on dam projects.

Existing California professional engineer registration (P.E.) or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us; Designing with Community in Mind.

Primary Location : United States-California-Walnut Creek

Other Locations : United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Washington-Bellevue

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Project/Senior Level Structural Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering Inc

Post Date:

May 3, 2021

Location:

Greensboro, NC

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities we live in and support, are a vital part of who we are and what we offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 400 employees in 22 offices throughout the United States and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.Job Description:
Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a fun and flexible atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation. The Greensboro, NC office is seeking a Project/Senior Level Structural Engineer to join our growing practice. We are looking for a motivated candidate with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:
• 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
• Prepare and/or review design drawings, reports, and technical specifications
• Perform inspections of dams and hydraulic structures
• Provide periodic construction observation and consultation
• Perform task and project-level management and coordination duties
• Mentor junior level structural engineering staff

Required Skills/Experience:
• Strong work ethic and desire to perform professionally at a high level
• Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
• Professional Engineering license to practice structural engineering or ability to seek reciprocity upon employment
• Relevant work experience of at least eight (8) years in structural engineering
• High proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Revit
• 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 in various weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s or PhD degree with a structural design emphasis
• Licensure as a Professional Structural Engineer
• Knowledge/experience with soil structure interaction and seismic design
• Programming experience
• Experience/proficiency in LS-DYNA, and True Grid
Other Requirements:
• Ability to pass a pre-employment screening.
• U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required. No visa sponsorship will be provided.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Senior Civil / Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

April 28, 2021

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity
Stantec is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Level Civil or Geotechnical Engineer for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The primary focus of this position is to serve US and International-based natural resources clients (primarily mining) with the design, monitoring and reclamation of mine facilities (i.e. heap leach, stormwater control infrastructure, tailings storage facilities, waste rock management structures, etc.). This position will require a dynamic individual who can interface and develop relationships with our Tier 1 mining clients; develop and lead teams; develop project scopes budgets and schedules; develop and lead site investigations and characterization; develop detailed designs; execute and review calculations; and prepare expertly written reports. This position interacts throughout the organization internally and externally with clients and members of business and professional organizations. An ideal candidate will have an established network of mining clients, and a broad range of experience in planning, design, and construction phase services. Domestic and international travel may be required.

Your Key Responsibilities
Specific activities to be performed by the applicant include:

Follow safe work practices and adhering to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.
Develop project scope, budgets, and schedules.
Develop, oversee, and review civil/geotechnical field and laboratory testing investigations; primarily focused on mining and mine-waste projects such as tailing storage facilities.
Prepare technical memoranda and detailed reports pertaining to field investigations and design studies.
Develop and review civil/geotechnical design drawings and construction specifications.
Lead projects and small teams of people to complete work on time and on budget and provide technical leadership and review.
Develop client relationships.

Qualifications
You Capabilities and Credentials

Exceptional technical writing skills, organizational skills, technical leadership abilities, oral communication skills, and attention to detail.
Experience with mine waste/tailing management design or mine closure/reclamation designs.
Experience with seepage, slope stability and deformation analyses and supporting modeling software (such as GeoStudio, RocScience, FLAC).
Experience with general hydrologic and hydraulic analyses.
Ability to work independently and make decisions in the office and in the field at remote sites.
Ability to lead and mentor younger professionals.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a B.S. in Civil Engineering with preference given to advanced degrees.
10+ years of experience working on civil and/or geotechnical engineering projects, focusing on design, site investigation, reporting and business development on mining projects.
Existing professional registration (P.E.) or ability to obtain within 3-6 months of starting work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Dams Resident Engineer/Resident Project Representative – Multiple Locations

Company:

Schnabel Engineering, Inc.

Post Date:

April 28, 2021

Location:

Multiple Locations

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, tunnel, and dam engineering.  Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer.  Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions.  Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 400 employees in 22 offices throughout the United States and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Description:

Schnabel Engineering is currently seeking a Resident Engineer/Resident Project Representative for medium to long-term assignments at project sites throughout the United States. This position is sought for multiple upcoming construction projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Owner’s Construction Management Team on-site
  • Interface with Owner management, Schnabel home office engineering staff, and Contractor
  • Directs CM Team activities, leads periodic meetings required by Contract Documents, and produces required documentation
  • Tracks physical progress, schedule, quality control, and budget
  • Aids in reviewing and negotiating change orders, as required
  • Implements project contract management software and document management system to effectively capture and organize project reporting and correspondence

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, or related discipline, or  10+ years of relevant experience in heavy civil or dam/water resource related construction
  • Construction management experience on large projects involving tunnels, dams, or other heavy civil components, with increasing level of responsibility
  • Ability to perform and understand applicable ASTM requirements for large earthwork projects, preferably dams (specifically related to soils and aggregates)
  • Ability to perform and understand ACI concrete testing protocol for reinforced concrete, preferably for hydraulic structures
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently interpret technical design drawings associated with reinforced concrete, earthwork, and erosion control
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative approach to construction contract management
  • Ability to work in remote locations and physically navigate rough terrain
  • Ability to climb ladders for inspection of formwork and reinforcement in concrete structures
  • Position requires travel and possible relocation to project sites for extended periods

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • FE (EIT) and ability to obtain PE license (preferred)

Other Requirements:

  •  Ability to work legally in the United States, currently and for the duration of the project
  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment and random ongoing drug screening

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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Geotechnical Engineer - Senior Level

Company:

Barr Engineering Company

Post Date:

April 22, 2021

Location:

Denver, CO

Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have more than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex challenges.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on a variety of geotechnical engineering consulting projects, with emphasis on work related to dams, flood control projects, and hydraulic structures. In addition to providing technical expertise and engineering oversight of geotechnical investigations, numerical modeling, analysis, and design, this person will also be involved in preparing plans and specifications for construction, writing reports, and cost estimating. Administrative responsibilities such as project management, mentoring and coaching, and developing and maintaining client relationships are also expected to be part of this role. Minneapolis, Denver, and Salt Lake City are the preferred office locations, but the position is open to other locations in the U.S. The position will require travel for project assignments or business development activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
10+ years of relevant work experience in analysis, design, and construction of dams, flood risk reduction infrastructure, and hydraulic structures
Professional Engineer (PE) certification
Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering disciplines such as structural and water resources
Willingness to travel to support project needs
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Experience working in consulting engineering
Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree (MSc, PhD) in geotechnical engineering
15+ years of relevant work experience in analysis, design, and construction of dams, flood risk reduction infrastructure, and hydraulic structures
Experience in projects for, or that have required approvals from, federal agencies such as USBR, USACE, FERC, and NRCS
Previous work experience as the engineer of record for geotechnical aspects of flood control/levee projects, dam design, and foundations.
Strong relationships with clients and the ability to foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
Desire to become involved in the greater geotechnical community by performing research, giving presentations, and preparing publications

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites.

Compensation

The anticipated base salary range for this position is $95,000 - $120,000/year. Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors. Employees in this position may also be eligible for a discretionary cash bonus. Our compensation comes in more ways than traditional base salary, and we believe that when all those elements are combined, our compensation is a competitive part of the total value proposition of working at Barr.

Benefits

People report that they stay at Barr because of the camaraderie and career opportunities. Another draw is our competitive package of employee benefits, which includes professional development funding, 401(k) retirement savings plan, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) participation, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, disability and accidental death insurance, flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses, paid holidays, paid time off, and compensatory time for exempt/salaried staff (time off or pay for extra time worked).

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Hydraulic Structures Engineer/Analyst #160488

Company:

HDR, Inc.

Post Date:

April 22, 2021

Location:

California/Texas

Primary Responsibilities

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

Be in responsible charge of teams performing and reporting detailed linear and nonlinear finite element analysis including fluid structure interactions and concrete, rock and soil material modeling
Perform dynamic and seismic finite element analysis and design of complex hydraulic structures
Conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs related to hydraulic structures, including dams, spillways, gates, outlet works, diversion structures, fish passage structures, retaining walls, floodwalls, water conveyance structures including penstock systems, and foundations
Lead preparation of design deliverables including plans, specifications, and supporting design reports.
Lead engineering assignments that may require critical thinking and creativity to address unique structural elements that have limited or no specific code based guidance.
Coach and mentor EIT and analyst staff in the performance of the work.
Prepare engineering memorandum and analysis reports and presentations documenting the analyses processes and results.
Lead independently on small projects and collaborate more-senior engineers on larger projects
Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

Master of Science or PhD in Civil, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering
5+ years structural engineering experience
5 to 10 years of finite element modeling and analysis experience in the dam/hydropower industry
Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RAM, ETABS, SAFE or similar analytical software
Strong background in finite element modeling and analysis including experience in nonlinear analyses using commercial finite element analysis computer programs such as LS-DYNA, ANSYS, Abaqus, and ADINA
Demonstrated experience in the analysis of dams and hydraulics structures
Demonstrated experience in Potential Failure Modes and Risk Analysis is desirable.
Strong background in structural dynamics, seismic analysis, and structural mechanics. Fundamental knowledge of statistics and fluid modeling will be beneficial as well.
Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm
Must possess strong interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Preferred Qualifications
PhD
PE

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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Hydraulic Structures EIT/Analyst ID#160487

Company:

HDR, Inc.

Post Date:

April 22, 2021

Location:

California/Texas

Primary Responsibilities

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

Assist in performing and reporting detailed linear and nonlinear finite element analysis including fluid structure interactions and concrete, rock and soil material modeling
Perform dynamic and seismic finite element analysis and design of complex hydraulic structures
Conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs related to hydraulic structures, including dams, spillways, gates, outlet works, diversion structures, fish passage structures, retaining walls, floodwalls, water conveyance structures including penstock systems, and foundations
Assist in preparing design deliverables including plans, specifications, and supporting design 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
Preparation of reports and presentations discussing the analyses processes and results.
Work independently on small projects or assist more-senior engineers on larger projects
Give direction to clerical and technical personnel as needed, including direction to other junior engineers on advanced modeling procedures.
Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
EIT
0 to 3 years of finite element modeling and analysis experience
Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, or similar analytical software
Strong background in finite element modeling and analysis including experience in nonlinear analyses using commercial finite element analysis computer programs such as LS-DYNA, ANSYS, Abaqus, and ADINA (LS-DYNA is preferred)
Strong background in structural dynamics, seismic analysis, and structural mechanics. Fundamental knowledge of statistics, risk, and fluid modeling will be beneficial as well.
Previous structural design experience (internship or full-time work experience) is a plus
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science or PhD in Civil, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering (PhD is preferred)
Academic or industry work experience specifically on dam, hydropower or hydraulics structures is a plus.
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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Water Resources Design Senior Project Manager

Company:

Freese and Nichols

Post Date:

April 7, 2021

Location:

Tampa, Florida

Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We’ve built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at freese.com/careers.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:• 12+ Years’ Experience in engineering of dams, levees, and water conveyance structures.
• Education - B.S. degree in Engineering (minimum); M.S. in Engineering or Business Management (preferred).
• Excellent communication skills – both technical writing and oral.
• Ability to lead, motivate, and manage a project team and oversee excellent quality of work.
• Registered with the Florida Board of Professional Engineers or capable of obtaining license in less than six months.
• Familiar with analysis and design in accordance with federal guidelines by USACE, FEMA, NRCS

Functional Responsibilities:
Serve as Project Manager for large complex projects that include geotechnical, structural, and hydraulic components. Direct and supervise studies, investigations, and designs. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval throughout each project to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality.
• Maintain effective communications with client, client’s staff, and regulatory agencies.
• Provide supervision of a multi-discipline team of engineers, CAD technicians, designers, drafters, scientist, etc., requiring intergroup and interoffice coordination and external consultant management. Keep the project team abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests.
• Evaluate and analyze design decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for reports.
• Participate in the preparation and implementation of design contracts.
• Track project financials and perform monthly reporting and preparation of status reports.
• Develop and maintain a quality control plan for the engineering disciplines required to produce high quality deliverables.
• Develop and maintain the project schedule. Maintain timeliness and technical correctness of a project to ensure high-quality work that meets the client’s budget and expectations.
• Remain up to date on applicable regulations and related technological advancements. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing design and construction techniques.

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.
We recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we strive to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. As a Federal Contractor, Freese and Nichols is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.

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Water Resources Design Project Manager

Company:

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Post Date:

April 5, 2021

Location:

Austin or San Antonio, TX

At Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We’ve built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at freese.com/careers.

Freese and Nichols, Inc. (FNI) is currently searching for a highly motivated, well-rounded Project Manager in our Water Resources Design Division. This position requires an experienced engineer to serve as a project manager in the field of water resources and heavy civil projects with an emphasis on dams and levees. Candidate will be responsible for leading the analysis, design, and preparation of technical reports, construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates. The Candidate will work independently as well as plan and supervise work of teams of professionals and technicians in Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. 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 marketing activities.

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