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Senior Dam Engineer

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

March 19, 2020

Location:

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

AECOM has an immediate need for a Senior Dam Engineer in Conshohocken, PA to help expand our dams practice in the northeastern region of the United States.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Design for dam and other water resource related projects
• Performing calculations, modeling and analysis for dams and spillways
• Supporting Risk Assessments and Potential Failure Mode Assessments (PFMAs) related to dam design, construction and operation
• Working closely with other engineers, architects, planners and construction manager teams as well as independent work on creative projects
• Plan, direct, and supervise small to moderately sized projects
• May be responsible for Project teams that include 5 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including a subcontractor(s)
• Proposal writing and production of construction documents and specifications working directly with clients and building trusted relationships
• Helping to grow AECOM by identifying and developing work opportunities
• Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team
• Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.
• Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.
• Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.
• Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.
• Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.
• Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.
• Prepares technical specification sections.
• Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
• 6+ years of experience
• US Citizenship
• Travel required

Preferred Qualifications
• 6+ years of technical expertise in hydrology and hydraulics, embankment dam design, and/or hydraulic structures design
• Previous project management is a plus

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Hydraulic or Water Resource Project Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering

Post Date:

February 20, 2020

Location:

Albany, NY

Job 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 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 330 employees in 19 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 Albany, NY office is seeking a Hydraulic or Water Resource Project Engineer to join our growing practice. Schnabel Engineering provides a broad range of professional services related to Dams, Levees, and Water and Wastewater infrastructure to private-sector and public-sector clients throughout the US and abroad. 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:
• Apply professional principles, complex numerical models, and innovative solutions to real-world problems as part of a team of engineers and scientists while under the supervision of senior engineering personnel.
• Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and evaluations.
• Develop and implement numerical models and generation of technical engineering documents and presentations.
• Ability to travel and work in the field is required.
Required Skills/Experience:
• A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program with an emphasis iin Hydraulics, Hydrology, or Water Resources and 4 years related professional experience is required.
• Successful completion of the EIT.
• Prior experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or GIS software is beneficial.
• Most projects are related to the evaluation, design and construction of earth and concrete dams. Prior experience with HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS is required.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Positive attitude.

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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Hydraulic or Water Resource Staff Engineer

Company:

Schnabel Engineering

Post Date:

February 20, 2020

Location:

Albany, NY

Job 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 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 330 employees in 19 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 Albany, NY office is seeking a Hydraulic or Water Resource Staff Engineer to join our growing practice. Schnabel Engineering provides a broad range of professional services related to Dams, Levees, and Water and Wastewater infrastructure to private-sector and public-sector clients throughout the US and abroad. 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:
• Apply professional principles, complex numerical models, and innovative solutions to real-world problems as part of a team of engineers and scientists while under the supervision of senior engineering personnel.
• Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and evaluations.
• Develop and implement numerical models and generation of technical engineering documents and presentations.
• Ability to travel and work in the field is required.
Required Skills/Experience:
• A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program with an emphasis iin Hydraulics, Hydrology, or Water Resources or up to 4 years related professional experience is preferred.
• Successful completion of the EIT.
• Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or GIS software is preferred.
• Most projects are related to the evaluation, design and construction of earth and concrete dams. Interest and experience with HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS is preferred.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Positive attitude.

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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Geotechnical Project Engineer III

Company:

Geocomp

Post Date:

February 6, 2020

Location:

Acton, MA

Geocomp is seeking a full-time Project Engineer with geotechnical experience to join our team of highly skilled engineers in our Acton, MA headquarters. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a high performing growth-oriented professional consulting group.

When you join Geocomp, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and who have a desire to learn, grow, and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in Geocomp’s environment.

Job Expectations:
In this role you will work closely with a team of professionals in our Consulting Services division. You will provide your technical expertise on mid-size to large geotechnical projects to exceed our client expectations. You will routinely interact or manage relationships with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and other stakeholders and will ensure deliverables are on time and within scope and budget.

Additional responsibilities will include:
• Review complete project documents for conformity to company standards and quality assurance.
• Under guidance and review of the Senior Project Manager, you will:
o Plan project scope of work
o Prepare proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for engineering projects or
programs
o Prepare budgets
o Prepare technical reports
o Prepare required calculations and identify areas where additional expertise is needed and takes
ownership for filling in knowledge gaps.
o Prepare draft of specifications and drawings
o Develop new techniques and/or improves processes, materials or products.
• Technical experience in geotechnical investigations and analyses
• Help prepare and write geotechnical investigation and design reports
• Performing geotechnical analysis and design calculations including those for shallow and deep foundations
and earth retaining structures.
• Attendance at conferences and networking events
• Other responsibilities as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Engineer with 3+ years of relevant experience
• Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred
• Knowledge of lab testing including the correct handling of field samples and assigning lab tests to obtain
specific parameters
• Experience with quality assurance procedures
• Experience with slope stability analysis software
• Knowledge and experience in numerical modeling (e.g. using Plaxis, FLAC) is a plus
• Strong collaborator with ability to work effectively with colleagues and within multidisciplinary teams
• Strong time and people management skills
• Excellent client interface skills with strong commitment to client service

About Geocomp:
Geocomp provides products and services to help clients manage risk associated with the subsurface elements of infrastructure. We specialize in the engineering and control of risk for construction below the ground surface for all types of structures. We excel on tough projects with challenging subsurface conditions and requirements. Additionally, Geocomp manufactures highly versatile automated geotechnical testing systems that have been successfully used for more than thirty years for production, teaching and research. Geocomp's strong reputation for solving our clients' complex engineering problems provides employees with many opportunities for professional development and individual growth.
Geocomp is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EMAIL: Jobs@geocomp.com

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Water Resources Design Project Manager

Company:

Freese and Nichols

Post Date:

February 3, 2020

Location:

Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description
Freese and Nichols is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Manager to lead a team of talented water resources design engineers in Fort Worth, Texas.

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

Primary Responsibilities
• Provide supervision to engineers, engineering technicians, designers, drafting personnel, etc., assigned to projects. Coordinate assigned work to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality.
• Develop, implement, and monitor strategic plans, staffing plans, and performance metrics of the WRD team.
• Evaluate and analyze project decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs.
• Track team and project financials including preparation of status reports.
• Develop and maintain established schedule. Keep the Group Manager and/or project team abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests associated with project design.
• Remain state-of-the-art on existing and pending regulations and related technological advancements.
• Serve as Project Manager for large complex projects requiring intergroup skills and consultants.
• Participate in the administration, interpretation, and implementation of contracts.
• Coordinate team assignments and workload for a team of engineers and technicians.
• Conduct staff performance reviews and facilitate individual development plans

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required.
• Master’s in Engineering preferred.
• Minimum 12 years’ experience.
• Experience in making independent decisions on engineering problems and methods.
• Must be familiar with advanced techniques and the modification and extension of engineering theories, precepts, and practices.
• Should have excellent communication skills- written and oral.
• Professional Engineer Registration with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers required (or the ability to become licensed within six months).

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Water Resources Project Manager

Company:

Freese and Nichols

Post Date:

February 3, 2020

Location:

Austin, Texas

Job Description
Freese and Nichols, Inc. (FNI) is currently searching for a highly-motivated, well-rounded Project Manager in our Water Resources Design Division. FNI is a well-known, award-winning professional consulting firm with an outstanding reputation and culture. We serve a variety of clients across the United States with emphasis in Central and Southeast. FNI is the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and is Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Medium Workplaces – No. 10.

This position requires an experienced engineer to serve as a project manager in the field of water resources with emphasis on heavy civil projects including dams and levees. Candidate will be responsible for leading the analysis, design, and preparation of technical reports, plans, specifications and estimates. The Candidate will work independently as well as plan and supervise work of teams of professionals and technicians in Texas, Oklahoma, 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 some marketing activities. For more information about Freese and Nichols, visit www.freese.com

Primary Responsibilities
· Serve as Project Manager for large complex projects requiring intergroup skills and external consultant management.
· Maintain effective communications with client, client’s staff, and regulatory agencies.
· Provide supervision of multi-discipline team of engineers, engineering technicians, designers, drafting personnel, scientist, etc., assigned to projects. Coordinate assigned work to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality.
· Direct and supervise complex studies and investigations. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing techniques. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for reports.
· Evaluate and analyze project decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs.
· Track team and project financials including preparation of status reports.
· Develop and maintain established schedule. Keep the Group Manager and/or project team abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests associated with project design. Maintain timeliness and technical correctness of a project to ensure high-quality work that meets the client’s budget and expectations.
· Remain state-of-the-art on existing and pending regulations and related technological advancements.
· Participate in the administration, interpretation, and implementation of contracts.

Qualifications
• 8+ years’ experience in water resource engineering and project management required, prefer experience between 10 to 20 years in engineering for dams, levees, and flood control structures.
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent); Education - B.S. degree in Engineering (minimum); M.S. in Engineering or Business Management (preferred).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license or the ability to become registered within 6 months
• Ability to lead, motivate, and manage a project team and oversee excellent quality of work.
• Knowledge of FEMA’s guidelines and standards for Flood Risk Analysis
• Experience with a diverse range of hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and design software packages including; HEC-HMS, 1D, 2D and unsteady HEC-RAS, StormCAD, Infoworks, ArcGIS, SWMM, etc)

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