Water Resources Project Engineer
Company: Dowl, Llc
Posted on: September 21, 2023
DOWL is as an established, highly reputable, civil engineering
firm, recognizing that the foundation of our past, present, and our
future is our people. DOWL's foundation is built upon four core
values: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation, and Inspiration. These
values are rooted in everything we do. As a valued partner on our
engineering team, you will be one of the People Who Make It
Happen!DOWL's recent integration with Farr West adds to the long
history of specializing in water resource services for our Nevada
and California based clients and are growing our services into
multiple markets across the West. Our clients are primarily
municipal utilities in northern Nevada and around Lake
Tahoe.SummaryThis Senior (Civil) Water Resources Project Engineer
is a full-time position to provide engineering project management
to the Water Resource Practice Area. -Essential Duties and
Responsibilities include the following:
- Assist in marketing the services of the Water Practice and
other company service lines.
- Prepare proposals for new projects and maintain client
- Mentor and supervise other engineers.
- Planning and design for a variety of water resources
- Duties include field investigations, analysis of alternative
solutions, cost estimating, technical report writing, and final
- Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses related to the design
of culverts, bridges, irrigation canals, dams, storm drainage
systems, water distribution and sanitary collection systems and
other hydraulic structures or facilities.
- Conduct periodic visits to construction sites to monitor
quality and progress of the work.
- Coordination of support staff including word processors,
surveyors, CADD drafters, GIS technicians, inspectors, and
- Provide timely answers to clients on diverse engineering
- Manage budgets and schedules and monitor project performance
using DOWL Project Management procedures and tools.
- Travel locally and occasionally out of state to project sites
for meetings or field work.
- Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in all work
- Other engineering related duties as assigned.Supervisory
ResponsibilitiesMay supervise technical and engineering project
staff. May participate in interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.QualificationsTo be successful in
this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or
- Minimum Baccalaureate degree from an ABET-accredited civil or
bio-resource engineering program or the requisite years of
progressive engineering experience and educational study, as
prescribed by the local jurisdiction.
- Requires at least 10 years of experience
- Additional education may be applied in lieu of
experience.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the state of
- Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving
record.Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Leadership - exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires
and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences
actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives
appropriate recognition to others.
- Business Acumen - Understands business implications of
decisions; understands profitability; demonstrates knowledge of
market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
- Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits
sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for
decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process;
makes timely decisions.
- Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates
persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard
of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and
technical subjects. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints
from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the
business community. Ability to effectively present information to
clients, co-workers, and the public.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety
of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with abstract and concrete variables.
- Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Project
- Familiarity with Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analysis software.
Experience with utility master planning and utility hydraulic
modeling is also preferred.
- Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, and ArcGIS is
- Applicants should have previous experience with designing
community water and sewer systems, pump stations, and water and
wastewater treatment facilities.Physical Demands. The physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and
hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use
hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this position include close vision and ability to
adjust focus.Work Environment. The work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate.Geographic locations are
taken into consideration for compensation.Equal Opportunity
Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe
contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against employees or applicants because they have inquired about,
discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another
employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the
compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part
of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other
employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have
access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in
response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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