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Current Job Openings:


We currently have job postings for the City of Harrisburg, Infrastructure Design Group Inc., City of Sturgis (SD), City of Sioux Falls (SD), and Banner Associates Inc..


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City Engineer


SUMMARY:


The CITY ENGINEER is knowledgeable about municipal infrastructure, talented at planning and overseeing projects, and skilled in developing and maintaining strong relationships. As the CITY ENGINEER, you will plan and direct the efficient and economical design, construction and maintenance of the City’s infrastructure, facilities and building construction projects. You will work closely with engineering firms and contractors that do business with the city, as well as with City staff, especially in the Public Works Department and Planning and Zoning Department. Responsibilities will include budgeting, estimating, developing specifications and RFP's, reviewing plans and proposals, inspecting projects, and approving payments. You will also be responsible for supervision, budgeting, estimating, and developing specs and RFPs.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


1.  Engineering and Planning Functions

  • Engineering Services: Provide engineering services for smaller projects to include but not limited to: curb and gutter repair, valley gutter repair, sidewalk inspection program and repair, drainage projects and bike paths
  • Planning: Create and maintain a list of capital projects through the direction of the Council and staff; establish priorities, calculate costs, and schedule construction
  • Administration and RFP’s: Administer projects designed by private sector engineers; provide RFPs for engineering services for construction of city projects
  • Review Subdivision Plans: Review required submissions by developers; insure that City Subdivision Ordinances are followed
  • Streets: Regularly inventory streets to determine condition
  • Water & Sewer: Regularly inventory water and sewer system to determine condition
  • Storm Sewer and Drainage: Regularly inventory storm sewer and drainage systems to determine condition
  • Schedule Maintenance, Repair and Replacement: Establish priorities; coordinate necessary maintenance, repair, and replacement of above infrastructure with the Director of Public Works
  • Inspections: Inspect infrastructure that is installed by developers, projects completed by contractors, and work completed by our own public works staff
  • Plats and Maps: Review plats and keep city maps updated
  • Specifications: Review and update city Standard Specifications and Engineering Design Standards
  • Special Assessments: Assist in Special Assessment projects

2. Public Relations

  • Provide information to the public as needed and as required
  • Respond to customer inquiries, complaints, and concerns
  • Represent the City as required in meetings with federal, state, and local officials

3. Administrative Functions

  • Assist in developing annual budget, including engineering, and planning related expenditures
  • Oversee and administer contracts related to engineering and architectural projects
  • Document and report the various architectural and engineering activities of the City
  • Attend City Council, Planning & Zoning staff and committee meetings as needed and/or assigned

Other Functions

  • Perform other duties, projects and tasks as may be required by the City Council and/or City Administrator to assure the success of City operations and services

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. Education and Work Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering with PE designation, plus 5-7 years’ experience
  • Experience in planning and directing engineering projects; overseeing contractors and sub-contractors
  • Experience with budgets, financial statements, financial administration and purchasing
  • Knowledge of contracting methods and techniques, and engineering and architecture regulations
  • Successful project management skills, including the ability to plan, inspect and personally participate in a wide variety of construction and maintenance activities
  • Strong communications and public relations skills in order to effectively interact with staff, Council, professionals, contractors and general public
  • Technical skills to effectively use personal computers, cell phones, radios, etc., including applicable software, e-mail and internet
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record

2. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of street design, maintenance, and construction.
  • Knowledge of water, wastewater, and storm sewer systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the general public.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, grade sheets, maps, and drawings; and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to recognize and assess wastewater system damage.
  • Knowledge of office technology and able to effectively use a variety of applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, e-mail and internet, Scada
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt to various situations and people

3. Physical Capabilities

  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor; including lifting up to 50+ pounds, stooping, reaching, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, working aloft and withstanding exposure to variable weather conditions as may be required.
  • Exposure to direct sunlight of extended periods of time is likely
  • Requires some travel to business meetings, conferences, or worksites
  • Must be able to operate normal office equipment, review work products, file and retrieve files.

NOTE:

  • The City of Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by South Dakota or federal law.
  • In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Harrisburg will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
  • This position description is intended to provide a fairly comprehensive and accurate description of the position, but it will not cover all aspects, details or tasks required. Other functions, responsibilities and requirements may be assigned, and this position description may be changed at the direction of the Finance Officer at any time.

For a copy of the office position description click here.


For more information and to apply, contact Larry Klipfel, Director of Communications and Community Programming, City of Harrisburg, 301 E. Willow Street, Harrisburg, SD 57032, via email at Larry.Klipfel@harrisburgsd.gov  or phone 605.767.5078.





Staff Engineer


ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN GROUP

InfrastructureDG values the talents and abilities of our employees and seeks to foster an open, cooperative, and dynamic environment in which employees and the Company alike can thrive.


In addition to competitive pay, our team members enjoy benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance with company coverage up to 55%
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Short term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Logo-wear


STAFF ENGINEER

Job Summary

The Staff Engineer will work with engineers, surveyors, and technicians to complete engineering analysis, studies, calculations, and designs. This position will be full-time, 40 hours per week. Typical business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.


During a Typical Day

  • Use AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation and InRoads computer-aided drafting software to prepare engineering designs.
  • Analyze engineering drawings, layouts, maps and graphic representations.
  • Conduct field investigations, inspections, and surveying.
  • Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications for municipal, transportation, and civil engineering projects.
  • Assist other engineers with roadway and utility designs.
  • Assist Senior Staff Engineer with managing and directing construction and operations at construction sites.
  • Wort with Project Managers in developing pay applications, change orders and project reports. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Technical knowledge in construction documents, bridge hydraulics and hydraulic modeling.


To find out more and to apply, visit Infrastructure Design Group, Inc. | Sioux Falls, SD (infrastructuredg.com)




City Engineer (PE)


Salary Range: $80,000 to $90,000 DOQE plus eligible for a 3% annual performance bonus


Deadline for Filing: October 1, 2021 at 5 PM Mountain


General Description

This position is responsible for the design, review and management of City infrastructure projects, including those handled by outside contractors and/or engineering firms.  The City Engineer provides plan and plat reviews as well as assistance with easement and right-of-way management as well as long range planning.  This position maintains the City’s Engineering Standards and Specifications.  This position also manages the City’s floodplain development.  This position oversees the Staff Engineer.


Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design, review and manage City infrastructure projects
    • Oversee the preparation of design, engineered plans and contract specifications for outsourced City infrastructure projects and handle bidding and bid openings for these projects
    • Develop and maintain, revising as necessary, the City’s design standards and specifications to ensure that infrastructure is constructed to appropriate standards
    • Review development plans and permits for compliance with City design standards and specifications
    • Provide inspection of subdivision and development improvements
    • Oversee the preparation of plans and contract specifications for outsourced City infrastructure projects and handle bidding and bid openings for these projects
     Qualifications & Experiences
      • Must hold a Bachelors’ of Science in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
      • 5+ years engineering experience with project management oversight
      • Licensed Professional Engineer in good standing with the State of South Dakota (or able to obtain SD licensure within 6 months)
      • Significant design experience for municipal public works projects or subdivision and commercial development projects
      • Experience presenting design concepts at open houses and public forums

      Benefits

      • Medical, dental, vision benefits
      • Participation in the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS) as well as match into the SDRS-SRP 457 plan
      • Flexible schedule with a 4x10 work week (Monday – Thursday)
      • No residency requirement to live in Sturgis city limits (although preferred!)
      • Relocation assistance available

      The City of Sturgis is a vibrant community of 7,500 located in the northern Black Hills of western South Dakota.  We are an outdoors mecca with world class hiking and biking trails right out our doorsteps.  The nearby Fort Meade VA Health System campus, the Black Hills National Cemetery, the local National Guard armory and the local Veterans club foster and acknowledge our community’s strong military support.  We host numerous community activities and events year-round to promote local business and foster community pride.  And, of course, we are also famous for hosting the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which brings more than 500,000 visitors to our community each August!  Moving to our community will be a move you won’t regret! 


      For more information and how to apply:  Please contact Lisa Katzenstein at (605) 347-4422 ext 221 or email Lkatzenstein@sturgisgov.com



      New Listing! Engineering Project Manager/P.E.

      Engineering Technician II

      Staff Engineer/P.E.



      Engineering Project Manager/P.E.


      Hiring Range DOQ: 

      $2,368.80 - $2,614.40 bi-weekly

      $2,491.20 - $2,744.00 bi-weekly with P.E.


      Deadline for Filing: Tuesday, November 30, 2021


      The Position

      Manage the coordination and execution of assigned engineering projects and programs while ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, standards, specifications, and regulations.  


      Qualification Standards

      Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority. 


      A licensed professional engineer with the state of South Dakota is required for the C42C level position.


      Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver's license.


      Application and Selection

      Apply online at www.siouxfalls.org/careers. Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or recruiter@siouxfalls.org.




      Engineering Technician II


      Hiring Range DOQ: 

      $25.77 - $28.07 Hourly


      Deadline for Filing: Monday, November 29, 2021


      The Position

      Coordinate and inspect municipal construction projects and programs, ensuring compliance to policies, procedures, and construction standards. Perform advanced technical, paraprofessional office, and field engineering work, including complex and technical engineering work. Active contact with a diverse and comprehensive customer base, including the public, contractors, and other customers.


      There are two positions available.


      Qualification Standards

      Graduation from high school or GED certification with completion of a two- (2-) year course in engineering technology, plus six (6) years’ experience in municipal engineering-related work; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.


      Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver's license.


      Application and Selection

      Apply online at www.siouxfalls.org/careers. Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or recruiter@siouxfalls.org.



      Staff Engineer/P.E.


      Hiring Range DOQ: 

      $2,368.80 - $2,614.40 bi-weekly

      $2,491.20 - $2,744.00 bi-weekly with P.E.


      Deadline for Filing: 

      Friday, November 19, 2021


      The Position

      Perform engineering tasks and project coordination generally focusing on one or more of the following engineering disciplines: transportation engineering, water supply and distribution systems, water reclamation treatment and collection systems, and storm drainage systems.


      The position available is on the Water Team.

      Qualification Standards

      • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or transportation engineering; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority. 
      • The successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is desirable for the C42 level position.
      • A licensed professional engineer with the state of South Dakota is required for the C42C level position.
      • Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver's license.


      Application and Selection

      Apply online at www.siouxfalls.org/careers. Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or recruiter@siouxfalls.org.


      The City of Sioux Falls is a tobacco-free work environment.


      Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

      The City of Sioux Falls does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, ancestry, pregnancy, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.



      New Listing! Structural Project Engineer / Engineering Intern

      Transportation Department Manager

      Civil Project Manager

      Civil Project Engineer

      Water Resources Engineer (Experience or Entry-level)


      Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region.  We offer a remarkable work culture, filled with people that work hard because they love what they do.  We partner with our clients every day to tackle new challenges and make our communities better.  We are seeking outstanding professionals to join our team! 


      Why Banner?

      We offer excellent compensation, performance bonuses, great benefits and a lot of “extras” that make Banner a great place to work.  We offer our staff flexibility in their work schedules so that they can maintain a healthy work life balance.  We value family and operate with a family-first approach for our staff.  We recognize staff for stellar work and value open and transparent communication throughout the organization.  We’re committed to ensuring the success of each staff member, and make sure that staff have the resources needed to perform their work and grow their skills.  We promote community involvement, sponsor various community events and efforts, organize team volunteer events and offer paid volunteer hours to our staff.

       

      We’re not your average engineering firm.  We are committed to our clients yet recognize that we cannot be successful without staff that enjoy their team and their workplace.  We strive to exceed our staff’s expectations in maintaining a great workplace and improving all the time.


      See a little more about Banner here:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRs_cbODMrc


      Apply today and join us!

      See below and click this link to view our opportunities and apply online.

      http://bannerassociates.com/careers/



      Structural Project Engineer / Engineering Intern

      Ready to build something new in your career? Join Banner Associates’ award-winning workplace as a Project Engineer or Engineering Intern in our Structural Department! At Banner, we are engineering a better community: we work to improve the lives and livelihoods of as many people as we can through our first-rate engineering services. This position could be a Project Engineer or an Engineering Intern, depending on applicant qualifications. As a Project Engineer or Engineering Intern, you will work as part of the Structural Department on a wide variety of projects. This position needs someone who can work independently and as part of a team. Each day can bring something new, so we need someone excited to meet the challenges head on.  Candidates need a 4-year degree in Engineering. For Project Engineer candidates, a South Dakota Professional Engineer license is preferred, but not required. Engineering Intern candidates must be qualified or registered as an Engineer-In-Training. Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week. This position can be based in our Brookings or Sioux Falls office. Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!



      Transportation Department Manager

      Your journey to a new career starts here, on the roadways of South Dakota! We are seeking qualified candidates to lead our Transportation Department, driving the team on the road to success. Join a team of dedicated people in an extraordinary culture of continuous improvement and new challenges. Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position is based in our Sioux Falls office and relocation assistance is available. Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!


      Civil Project Manager

      Are you looking for an opportunity with a great organization that demonstrates a reputable and consistent community impact throughout South Dakota? Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region. We have extensive experience working with local, state and federal government, as well as private developers on projects in four key areas:  Municipal Infrastructure/City Engineering, Transportation, Land Development and Site Development. Now is your chance to join a remarkable team! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City, SD and relocation assistance is available.  Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!


      Civil Project Engineer

      We’re not your average engineering firm. We’re one of the best! We are committed to our clients yet recognize that we cannot be successful without staff that enjoy their team and their workplace. We strive to exceed our staff’s expectations in maintaining a great workplace and improving all the time.  If you have experience working with local, state and federal government, as well as private developers, we want to meet you! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City, SD and relocation assistance is available.  Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!


      Water Resources Engineer (Experienced or Entry Level Opportunity)

      Are you looking for an opportunity with a great organization that demonstrates a reputable and consistent community impact throughout South Dakota? Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region. This position would be playing a critical role in assisting with and working on water distribution and treatment projects.  These would include design and construction of treated water transmission mains, pump stations, water towers and water treatment facilities.  Now is your chance to join a remarkable team! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!



      If you have additional questions about these or other opportunities with Banner Associates, Inc., please feel free to reach out any time.

      Shawna Gulbranson, Human Resources Manager

      Banner Associates, Inc.

      shawnag@bannerassociates.com

      Office: 605-692-6342


       

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