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Current Job Openings:


We currently have job postings for Delta Solutions & Strategies, LLC, Infrastructure Design Group Inc., City of Watertown, City of Rapid City, City of Sioux Falls, City of Worthington, GeoTek, and Banner Associates. Please click on the logos below or pan down to access the job postings.













City of Sioux Falls, SD







Delta Solutions & Strategies, LLC

Engineer Project Manager 

Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

The 28th Civil Engineering Squadron (28 CES) located at Ellsworth AFB in the vicinity of Rapid City, South Dakota, provides support to the Civil Engineer (28 CES/CC), Operations Flight (CEO), and Engineering Flight (CEN) for Ellsworth AFB and throughout the 28th Bomb Wing installation. This position will provide the 28th CES with Air Force project programming capabilities. The Engineer will support the mission to evaluate and recommend programs and development plans for new construction, renovation, and improvements of real property facilities including utility systems, utilizing a professional knowledge of multi-discipline engineering. The Engineer will be part of a team providing support for the accomplishment of Operations and Maintenance (O&M), military family housing (MFH), non appropriated fund (NAF), Special Interest programs, host-tenant, host-nation, real property maintenance by contract (RPMC), Sustainment, Restoration, Modernization, & Demolition (SRMD), and/or military construction (MCP/MILCON) programs/projects.


This position will help provide temporary engineering services at the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron (28 CES) to perform Air Force programming, engineering and construction management for FY20 and FY21 through FY22 construction projects as assigned. These projects and requirements are directly attributable to the Force Improvement Program (FIP), future planning, and the surge engineering workload at Ellsworth AFB. A total length of 3 years is expected to align with the effort to right-size the engineering flights throughout the Air Force.


The Engineer shall provide Air Force civil engineering project management capabilities. The Engineer shall apply knowledge of other disciplines to determine coordination required ensuring all design, construction, or maintenance operations considerations have been addressed.


Minimum Personnel Qualifications:

Individual shall possess a minimum at least

  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET school in engineering in one of the following curriculums: Mechanical, Electrical, Civil
  • Ability to plan, organize, and lead others in designs, and construction projects, record and manage the processes and documentation
  • Able to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures.
  • Ability to provide professional cost estimating calculations and professional cost estimating documents that can be provided for contracts and professional project development.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience utilizing engineering techniques in the operations, maintenance, repair, or construction of infrastructure facilities, including buildings and utility systems.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of formal briefings, project management documents and status reports. Support 28 CES’s expanded mission and support internal operations to ensure quality assurance of its products and services.
  • Assist with schedule support, project level meeting attendance, database support, and budget submittals.
  • Provide cost/schedules/status report reviews, scientific and technical research/document reviews/recommendations, and analysis of program and project data gaps.
  • Provide assistance with Quality Assurance and Control of Architect Engineer (AE) designs. Ensure compliance of designs with base standards along with engineering and building codes.
  • Provide Quality Assurance and Control over Construction Contractors for construction projects. Assists in defining requirements, developing and integrating execution strategies, Statement of Objectives (SOO), Statements of Works (SOW), Performance Work Statements (PWS), programming documents, DD 1391s, Form 9s, cost estimates, and other components of acquisition packages to support the 28 CES mission. The contractor shall capture and document processes and records as needed to support the design, development, construction and close-out of 28 CES requirements as described herein.
  • Uses cost estimating tools (such as PACES and RS Means) to produce government estimates.
  • Assesses validity, feasibility, and impacts (economic, environmental, etc.) of short and long range plans, projects, and base development actions, and integrates with overall installation plans and makes recommendations to the Government.
  • Reviews contract deliverables and confirms project progress.
  • Advises on contract modifications or adjustments for CES PM approval.
  • Coordinates project activities with effected stakeholders.
  • Keeps abreast of emerging technology for incorporation into projects and program.

Additional Requirements

The Engineer will have access to unclassified automated information systems including email, in accordance with DoD 5200.2-R, Personnel Security Program, personnel must have, at a minimum, a completed favorable National Agency Check plus Written Inquiries (NACI).


Thank you for considering a career with Delta Solutions & Strategies. If you have never applied for a position through our online portal and would simply like to send us your resume and a general application to consider for possible future opportunities, please apply now. After you have completed your application an email will be sent to you with information about how to check the status of your application.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring, and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items. EEO/AAP, M, F, V, D By applying for this position, you authorize Delta Solutions & Strategies to share your resume with our subcontractors, as we deem necessary.


Visit our company website to learn more about our team and to apply: https://www.deltasands.com/  





Infrastructure Design Group, Inc. 

 Civil Engineering Staff Engineer

 Civil Engineering Project Engineer

Civil Project Engineer / Project Manager / Water Resources Technical Lead


Infrastructure Design Group, Inc. is a civil engineering and land surveying services firm providing professional services to public and private clients in the southeast South Dakota region. We provide professional engineering, surveying, and consulting services to local municipalities, county and state DOT’s, and other state departments, as well as private sector clients. We have an immediate opening for a full time Civil Project Engineer / Project Manager / Water Resources Technical Lead with a focus on water resources and drainage analysis to be located in either our Sioux Falls, SD; Mitchell, SD or Watertown, SD offices.



Civil Engineering Staff Engineer


As a Civil Engineering Staff Engineer, you will work with the engineers, surveyors, and technicians to complete engineering analysis, studies, and designs, drawings, layouts, maps, and graphic representations of engineering designs using computer-aided drafting software. Work also entails field investigations, inspections, and surveying. We are interested in a motivated individual capable of taking on multiple responsibilities as a team player. The position will focus on transportation and municipal type projects.

 

Qualifications:

Staff Engineer position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required. Internship experience, 2 years’ experience after graduation, along with experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D or Microstation/InRoads is preferred. Requires a good working knowledge of construction documents and technical knowledge.


The ideal candidate shall be self-motivated, organized, able to communicate effectively both written and orally, able to work in a team environment, and have strong interpersonal skills. We offer a competitive salary with full benefits which includes health insurance with company contribution, dental, vision, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, and 100% company paid group life insurance and short & long term disability. Visit our company website to learn more about us and our team at www.InfrastructureDG.com.


Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/562002?source=SDEngineersSociety


EOE


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Civil Engineer Project Engineer


As a Civil Engineering Project Engineer, this involves working with other engineers, surveyors, and technicians to complete engineering studies and designs, drawings, layouts, maps, and graphic representations of engineering designs using computer-aided drafting software. Work also entails field investigations and inspections. We are interested in a motivated individual capable of taking on multiple responsibilities as a team player. The position will focus on civil engineering design of transportation, municipal, and private development type projects, project management, and staff mentoring.


Qualifications:

Civil Project Engineer position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 4 years of related design/engineering and/or project management experience. Knowledge of DOT and/or typical municipal standards and competence with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation/InRoads is required. Requires proven technical knowledge to complete technical analysis and engineering designs.


The ideal candidate shall be self-motivated, organized, able to communicate effectively both written and orally, able to work in a team environment, and have strong interpersonal skills. We offer a competitive salary with full benefits including health insurance with company contribution, dental, vision, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, and 100% company paid group life insurance and short & long term disability. Visit our company website to learn more about us and our team at www.InfrastructureDG.com.


Apply online: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/562011?source=SDEngineeringSociety


EOE


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Civil Project Engineer / Project Manager / Water Resources Technical Lead


As a Civil Project Engineer / Project Manager / Water Resources Technical Lead, this role will involve working with other engineers, surveyors, and technicians to complete engineering studies and designs, drawings, layouts, maps, and graphic representations of engineering designs using computer-aided drafting software, computer modeling software, and other design and analysis methods and tools. Work also entails field investigations and inspections. We are interested in a motivated individual capable of taking on multiple responsibilities as a team player. The position will focus on water resources and drainage design, project management, mentoring staff, and oversight of transportation, municipal, and private development type projects.


Qualifications: This position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of related design/engineering and/or project management experience. Requires proven technical knowledge to complete technical analysis and engineering designs. Knowledge of DOT and/or typical municipal standards and competence with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation/InRoads is preferred.


The ideal candidate shall be self-motivated, organized, able to communicate effectively both written and orally, able to work in a team environment, and have strong interpersonal skills. We offer a competitive salary $80K to $120K (based on experience) plus we offer full benefits which includes health insurance with company contribution, dental, vision, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, and 100% company paid group life insurance and short & long term disability.


Apply at: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/559449?source=sdengineeringsociety


Visit our company website to learn more about us and our team at www.InfrastructureDG.com.


EOE


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City of Watertown, SD

Civil Engineer II

Licensed Surveyor


Civil Engineer II


Salary: Annually $66,289.60 - $77,667.20


Closing Date: Open Until Filled


View the complete posting and apply online at: https://www.watertownsd.us/


Position Summary: This position is responsible to assist the Public Works Director/City Engineer with administrative oversight, leadership, planning, coordinating and implementation of the Engineering Division in order to ensure essential services are provided to plan, design, construct, and maintain the public infrastructure and provide for public safety, health and welfare.


Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Conducts design reviews and site plan reviews.
  • Performs quality control field inspections and approves inspector daily reports; performs field engineering as required; coordinates the work of survey crews as needed.
  • Provides service to customers by answering questions, providing information, making referrals and assuring appropriate follow-through and/or resolution.
  • Communicates on the progress and quality of the work, issuance of stop work orders, liquidated damages, or field corrective orders if contractor does not follow specifications.
  • Attends project status meetings between City and Contractor.   Ensures final project is completed and completes closeout documents. 
  • Conducts special engineering studies and prepare reports as required.
  • Assists in requesting or applying for grants to assist in the funding of municipal projects.
  • Retrieves, reviews, or modifies data within the City’s GIS/modeling programs for accurate reporting and record keeping.
  • Serves as a resource to communicate engineering standards and ordinance requirements for project planning meetings, pre-construction meetings, or other communications for engineers, consultants, developers, residents, and technicians.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and five (5) years; work experience as an Engineer.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within a public works/public utilities department.
  • APWA Certification as a Stormwater Manager, Public Infrastructure Inspector, or Public Works Professional Supervisor

Other Requirements:

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of South Dakota
  • Possession of valid driver's license.

Full Job Description: A full description can be found by clicking here. 


Application Process: Interested Applicants can download and application from the City of Watertown’s website at www.watertownsd.us and then send it to City of Watertown, Human Resources, 23 2nd St. NE, Watertown SD, 57201.



Licensed Surveyor


Salary: Annually $60,257.60 - $79,497.60


Closing Date: Open Until Filled


View the complete posting and apply online at: https://www.watertownsd.us/


Position Summary: This position is responsible to manage and coordinate surveying and investigation of land to ensure compliance with boundary calculations.  This position will also provide surveying and other technical related duties to achieve the objectives of the Engineering Division, including surveying, operating computer aided drafting (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS); producing plans and specifications for projects; administering projects, conducting research and gathering data; providing information regarding projects; and observing and inspecting construction to ensure compliance.


Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Determines the nature and extent of technical and support services required to accomplish the department’s surveying needs. Assures through quality control that research and computational data are complete for projects.
    • Applies principals of evidence, law and land surveying in making corner monumentation and boundary location determinations.
    • Manages and oversees the technical review on all City surveys.  Performs quality control measures to ensure statutory and local compliance prior to recording with the County.
    • Provides guidance and interpretation of related policies and regulations to both public and private entities as requested.
    • Conducts research and collects data for projects. Coordinates findings with work of engineering staff and others as needed.
    • Assists in right-of-way and easement purchasing and vacations on behalf of the City.
    • Coordinates findings with work of engineering personnel, clients, and others concerned with project.
    • Meets with the Director and government officials, as needed, to discuss services and resolve problems related to the legal boundaries of land.
    • Serves as project manager for private development projects from initial meetings with developers to permit issuance, construction inspection, acceptance, and warranty phases.
    • Performs surveys for right-of-way legal descriptions and other public works construction.
    • Oversees the observations, measurements and descriptions involved in land surveying projects.
    • Perpetuates and resets monuments after construction projects have been completed.
    • Oversees GIS mapping activities; review and approve subdivision maps, plats, and legal descriptions for technical compliance.
    • Oversees and conduct field surveys for City public works projects.
    • Produces maps, designs plans, specifications and technical reports regarding the design of public works projects.
    • Prepares and/or oversee the preparation of maps and documents initiated by the City that require the signature of a professional licensed land surveyor.
    • Operates computer aided drafting (CAD) system and numerous computer software programs to produce maps, drawings, and analyses.
    • Observes and inspects construction of streets, sanitary and storm sewers, landfill and other construction projects.
    • Indexes, files, and preserves field notes and calculations.
    • Reviews applications and issues permits for street cuts, ROW storage, sidewalks, and related permitting duties of the Engineering Division.
    • Communicates with private developers as needed.
    • Assists the Community Development Division with customer service functions as needed.
    • Responds to inquiries and provides information and assistance to the public, other City Departments, governmental agencies and officials and various groups and organizations regarding department projects or other technical/engineering matters.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • Associates degree in Engineering, GIS, Surveying, or related program and a minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in construction surveying, inspection, and CAD based plan design technology.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree.
    • APWA Certification as a Stormwater Manager or Public Infrastructure Inspector certification.

    Other Requirements:

    • Registration as a Licensed Surveyor in the State of South Dakota, or qualification for out of state reciprocity application.
    • Certification in Erosion & Sediment Control.
    • ACI Certification in Concrete Testing.
    • Possession of valid driver's license.

    Full Job Description: A full description can be found by clicking here.


    Application Process: Interested Applicants can download and application from the City of Watertown’s website at www.watertownsd.us and then send it to City of Watertown, Human Resources, 23 2nd St. NE, Watertown SD, 57201.




    City of Rapid City, SD

    Engineering Project Engineer


    Salary: Annually $66,384.12 - $71,521.18


    Opening Date: 09/22/20

    Closing Date: 10/20/20 11:59 PM


    View the complete posting and apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rapidcity


    About Us: The City of Rapid City Public Works Department is a multi-faceted department tasked with providing development engineering, street maintenance and repair, water treatment and reclamation, solid waste management, public transit systems, and GIS mapping services. It is the mission of Public Works to use our resources effectively to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community by providing safe and reliable drinking water, wastewater treatment, drainage, solid waste management, public transit, transportation systems, and GIS services. Please visit the Public Works website for more information.


    This is your opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in the world! Considered the "Gateway to the Black Hills", Rapid City boasts a thriving community of 70,000+ with close proximity to world-class recreation and convenient lifestyle amenities with downtown shopping and restaurants. The City of Rapid City offers fantastic benefits including employer-paid health insurance premiums, 6% employer-matching retirement, and generous vacation and sick leave time off. For a detailed benefits summary, please click

    here.


    About Our Job: The position's primary function is to support the Water, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste Divisions in meeting their daily and overall operational goals. The Engineering Project Engineer performs Engineering analysis, design, contract administration and management of City infrastructure projects and programs. This Engineering Project Engineer role will be responsible for management of assigned projects in the Water, Water Reclamation, and Solid Waste Divisions within the Public Works Department. This position will report directly to the Assistant Public Works Director.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the Water, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste Divisions in meeting their daily and overall operational goals.
    • Manages design and/or construction of infrastructure projects and programs.
    • Manages consultants and contractors.
    • Develops projects for the Capital Improvement Plan.
    • Coordinates with other Public Works Divisions, City Departments, and other agencies.
    • Interprets intent of ordinances, statutes and laws of the City of Rapid City and State of South Dakota and monitors compliance of same.
    • Participates in the consultant selection process and supervises their designs and construction plan preparation.
    • Provides technical information to other City departments and the general public.
    • Assumes applicable duties of Operations Management Engineer for specific facility management projects.

      About You: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty successfully. 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.


      Our ideal candidate will possess:

      • Project management experience in the Water, Water Reclamation, and Solid Waste industries is desired but not mandatory.
      • The ability to manage cross-functional teams.
      • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
      • The ability to multi-task and focus in a fast-paced environment. 
      • Excellent project management, time management and organizational skills.

      We understand your time is valuable, so we encourage you to apply if you possess the following minimum requirements:

      • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Engineering and four years related experience in Civil Engineering tasks.
      • South Dakota Professional Engineer (PE) License or ability to obtain within one year from date of hire.
      • A valid driver's license or ability to obtain within 30 days from date of hire.

      The listed salary range is commensurate with the minimum qualifications for this position. The City of Rapid City will consider additional compensation for a candidate with exceptional qualifications beyond those listed.

      To view the complete position announcement and the Engineering Project Engineer Supplemental Questionnaire, click here



      City of Sioux Falls, SD

      Traffic Engineer/P.E.


      Hiring Range DOQ: $2,345.60 - $2,826.40 bi-weekly

      $2,466.40 - $2,967.20 bi-weekly with P.E.


      Deadline for Filing: Tuesday, September 29, 2020


      The Position: Perform engineering tasks and project coordination generally focused on traffic and transportation engineering.


      Qualification Standards: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in civil, traffic, 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.



      City of Worthington, Minnesota

      City Engineer


      The City of Worthington, Minnesota is hiring a City Engineer. 

      Salary Range is $91,688.48 - $124,049.12 per year. 


      General Duties: Plans and directs all engineering and technical services activities to provide timely and effective technical support for all city operations.  Provides overall supervision and coordination of city engineering staff.  Provides direction and/or assistance to all community development functions of the city which are directed toward the effective achievement of city improvements and future development, consistent with goals and objectives developed and/or approved by the City Council and other commissions and boards which may be involved.


      Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates shall have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field with a minimum of five years as a Municipal Engineer.  Preferred qualifications would include a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field and eight years of Municipal Engineer experience. Must be a State of Minnesota Registered Professional Engineer or have the ability to obtain and must have a valid Driver’s License.


      Complete position guidelines and applications can be found at www.ci.worthington.mn.us under the “Employment Opportunities” tab on the left-hand side.  Send completed City of Worthington Application, cover letter and resume to:


      Human Resources Assistant

      City of Worthington

      PO Box 279

      Worthington, MN 56187

      or fax to 507-372-8630 or email to lhenning@ci.worthington.mn.us


      Applications accepted until October 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm




      GeoTek Engineering & Testing Services is the leader in our industry in the Sioux Falls area. We have been in business for over 32 years and specialize in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing, and Environmental/Industrial Hygiene Consulting. Work as a member of our team of experienced engineers, technicians and drill crews to deliver geotechnical engineering and construction quality control services to our clients.


      This is an ideal position for a graduate engineer that wants to pursue the geotechnical engineering field. The candidate will be exposed to a wide variety of projects ranging from residential to multi-story structures.  Our service area includes a wide range of geological deposits, including glacial, alluvium and loess. Bedrock in the area includes quartzite and shales.


      This position includes a mix of field and office work.  Field work will consist of visits to construction sites to observe and evaluate soils for support of footings, floor slabs and pavements. Observe and document conditions during installation of intermediate and deep foundation elements such as aggregate piers, helical piles, auger cast piles, micro piles and driven piles. Observe and document conditions during fill placements, proof rolls and soil cement stabilization. Office work will consist of coordinating geotechnical explorations, preparation of technical reports along with reviewing project plans and specifications.


      Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with clients and contractors on job sites. Possession of a strong technical education, professional demeanor, and desire to learn is essential. Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities is necessary.  


      The majority of our sites are located within a 200-mile radius of Sioux Falls. Limited overnight travel may be required with position. Per diem is provided if an overnight stay is required.


      The position requires the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. You must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.


      We offer competitive pay, 401k, profit sharing, health, dental & disability insurance, paid sick, holidays and vacation time.  


       For more information, visit our website at www.geotekeng.com


      Serious inquiries can apply to GeoTek Engineering, 909 E. 50th Street N., Sioux Falls, SD 57104;  request application at 605-335-5512 or info@geotekeng.com or visit our website at www.geotekeng.com




      We have a tremendous team here at Banner and we are thrilled to announce that we have a need to increase our staff.  We have experienced significant growth over the past few years and have a lot of exciting projects going on!


      Banner Associates is currently seeking Project Engineer and Project Manager candidates for our Water Resources, Wastewater, Structural and Civil Departments.  In addition, we are seeking candidates that have a working knowledge of MicroStation.  Positions may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City.  South Dakota P.E. licensure required.  Please visit our website for additional details on these opportunities, or share your cover letter and resume with Sarah Meusburger at sarahm@bannerassociates.com.  We can’t wait to meet you!


      Current Positions Include:

      Engineering Technicians
      Engineering Interns (EI)
      Project Engineers & Project Managers
      Environmental Scientist
      MicroStation Technician





         

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