Civil/Water Resources Engineer in Missoula, Montana
Civil/Water Resources Engineer
Missoula, MT (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=700+S.W.+Higgins+Ave+Missoula+MT+59803)
Location: Missoula, Montana
NewFields is seeking a Civil Engineer with experience in the water resources field to join our team in Missoula, Montana. The person in this position will support engineering analyses and design projects. Responsibilities will include development of drawing sets, technical specifications, design reports, technical memoranda, project manuals, and contract administration tasks under the supervision of a lead engineer or project manager. The position requires critical thinking skills, communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to organize and analyze a variety of information to be used for decision making, and the ability to meet multiple deadlines. An employee in this position is expected to work as a member of diverse project teams and accomplish specific tasks in a fast-paced environment.
NewFields is a 300-person consultancy, specializing in providing engineering, environmental, and social services to a host of clients across the globe. We provide our clients with access to a world-wide network of recognized experts and professionals in remediation design, extractive resource design, construction and program management, data analytics, social and health impact, environmental sciences and permitting, and litigation support. Our clients represent a full spectrum of businesses, including those engaged in mine development and closure, oil and gas, agricultural irrigation, green energy, site redevelopment, aerospace, chemical manufacturing, and natural resources. Our talented staff is a diverse group of accomplished individuals, most of whom are senior level engineers, scientists, and specialists who offer their client base both practical and strategic solutions to obtaining resources needed by society while protecting, preserving, and restoring the environment. We believe our niche is in providing high-quality consulting services at a fair price and in a manner that results in return business from our clients, an outcome that occurs through development of a trust-based relationship.
Education and Licensure Requirements:A Bachelor’s degree in civil or water resources engineering. Candidate must also have a minimum of an Engineer Intern (EI) certification and be actively working to become a Professional Engineer (PE). PE certification is preferred.
Experience Requirement:A minimum of at least three years of progressively increasing engineering experience. Experience with field work, surveying, data analysis, design, technical reporting, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling preferred.
Software:Position requires applicant to have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Autodesk Civil 3D. Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software such as HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS is preferred.
Potential Travel:Infrequent travel to project sites located in the Western US, and elsewhere, both domestic and international.
Job Location:Missoula, Montana.
Physical Demands:Position requires sitting/standing for long periods of time, extended hours working on a computer and lifting up to 30 pounds. Field assignments can be located in a variety of environments and cultures. During field assignments, standing, squatting, bending, and lifting up to 30 pounds may be required over prolonged periods of time
Support large and small engineering design projects.
Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses in support of projects related to mine facilities, agricultural irrigation, storm water facilities, flood studies, environmental remediation, and environmental assessments.
Prepare accurate and professional technical reports and presentations.
Develop organized calculations to support engineering analyses and designs.
Prepare engineering plans using Autodesk Civil 3D.
Prepare engineering specifications.
Work independently as well as plan, organize, and assist groups of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task.
Develop and manage water resources field investigations.
Coordinate with other technical specialists including environmental engineers, geotechnical engineers, hydrogeologists, environmental scientist, geochemists, and other disciplines.
Discretion & Confidentiality:in everything, it’s essential and expected.
Attention to Detail:accurate, patient, and methodical, without getting caught ‘in the weeds.’
Professional Competency: track record of career progression in the field, with a passion to help and support people.
Resilience & Adaptability:ability to solve problems in the face of ambiguity and constant change. Bias for action.
Trust & Respect:respect and inclusiveness. High openness to feedback, respect for the opinions and differences of others, and a tendency to always assume the positive intent of others.
Interpersonal Strength:able to relate comfortably with people across levels, departments and geographies, actively engaging input, listening with empathy and concern, and driving collaborative outcomes.
Business Insight:in-depth understanding of underlying business dynamics and organizational behaviors.
Maintains an eye toward future policies, capabilities, and trends within the business.
Communicates Effectively:effective in a variety of communication settings – one-on-one or group, written or verbal, formal or informal, among diverse styles and positions/levels. Delivers messages in clear, compelling, and thoughtful manner.
Ethics & Integrity:Unquestionable integrity, credibility and character who has demonstrated high moral and ethical behavior.
NewFields believes that in order to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, we need to offer an outstanding benefits package. We provide paid vacation, sick and parental leave, along with paid holidays.
Medical and Prescription Drug Coverage
Health Savings Account (HSA)
401k and Roth
Basic Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Long Term Care
Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance
Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
Supplemental Income Protection
Supplemental Long-Term Care Insurance
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
NewFields is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identify or protected veteran status