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FERC Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Post Date:

July 12, 2019

Location:

California, Washington, or Oregon

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

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

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

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

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, looking for opportunities for exciting growth and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.
Attn: Req. #2019-2165
2440 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562
www.meadhunt.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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FERC Dam Safety Coordinator

Company:

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.

Post Date:

July 11, 2019

Location:

California, Washington, or Oregon

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

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

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

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

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, looking for opportunities for exciting growth and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is, Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.
Attn: Req. #2019-2168
2440 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562
www.meadhunt.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Senior Dam Engineer

Company:

WSP

Post Date:

July 11, 2019

Location:

New York

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

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

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

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

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

About WSP USA

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

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

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

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

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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Chief Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

Eugene Water & Electric Board

Post Date:

May 24, 2019

Location:

Eugene, OR

The Eugene Water & Electric Board in the beautiful Willamette Valley (Eugene, OR) seeks a skilled dam safety engineer to oversee EWEB's Owner's Dam Safety Program (ODSP) and ensure compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requirements, with a focus on public safety.

This position will supervise and manage a team of up to three individuals tasked with implementing EWEB's ODSP. The Chief Dam Safety Engineer (CDSE) will report to EWEB's Generation Manager, and oversee the planning, scope, schedule and conduct of complex and/or technically sophisticated engineering work related to the safety of dams, impoundments and conveyances that are performed by EWEB engineering staff and consultants. The CDSE acts as lead engineer, project engineer or project manager on projects with novel, difficult and multi-disciplinary aspects or features; has technical responsibility for preliminary and final designs and design criteria; leads project teams and interacts with executives, managers, supervisors, contractors, other utilities and regulatory agencies in order to lead EWEB's ODSP. The CDSE will also prepare and monitor capital and O&M budgets for EWEB's ODSP.
EWEB offers a generous benefits package including:
• Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
• Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
• Wellness Programs & Employee Assistance Program
• Oregon PERS Pension Plan
• Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan
• Life Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Employee Credit Union
• Vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, and floating holiday leave.
• Relocation Expense Reimbursement
The typical hiring range for this position is $94,916.22 - $126,554.90.
Minimum Experience & Training Required:
Requires a minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience working in civil, mechanical or geotechnical engineering, with a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in dam safety or engineering. Ten (10) years of relevant experience in dam safety highly desired.
Relevant experience includes advanced technical expertise as well as experience leading multi-disciplinary and multi-functional teams performing complex and technically sophisticated engineering planning, design and analysis. Demonstrated experience with dam stability analysis, seismicity issues, flood hydrology, mechanical design knowledge, geotechnical knowledge, dam monitoring and instrumentation, dam operations, and risk assessment preferred.

Education: Requires a Bachelor of Science in Civil, Geotechnical or Mechanical Engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master's Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.
Professional license or registration: Professional Engineer (PE) in Oregon, or ability to obtain reciprocity within six months.
This position will be open until filled, with first application review on 6/21/19. Please click here for more information and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eweb

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