South Dakota 
Engineering Society

 
 

 

 

 


Current Job Openings:


We currently have job postings for Minnehaha County (SD), Sayre Associates, Banner Associates Inc., City of Worthington (MN), City of Sioux Falls, JSA Engineers and Surveyors, Infrastructure Design Group Inc., Western Construction Inc., Felsburg Holt & Ullevig and City of Rapid City.


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Engineering Specialist


Opening Date: 3/19/2021

Closing Date: Continuous. Open until filled with application review to begin on April 1st.

Salary: $24.18 - $26.05 Hourly with full earning potential to $35.03/hr. Consideration for placement above the hiring range is dependent upon qualifications and experience.


General Information

The Minnehaha County Highway Department (MCHD) invites applications for an Engineering Specialist to join our high performing team of professionals! The Engineering Specialist assists in the design, management, and inspection of Highway, bridge, and drainage construction projects, uses AutoCAD/C#D, performs boundary research, works with landowners, manages utility and other permits, and assists with pavement preservation projects and traffic data collection.


MCHD recognizes that our team is essential to the successful development and operation of our transportation system. Although we are small with an administrative and maintenance staff of 33, our efforts are mighty as we complete $10 million of improvements annually. We strive to recruit and retain dynamic and well-rounded employees looking to make a difference every day!


A career with the MCHD can offer you:

  • An AMAZING summer schedule - 4 day work weeks with Fri/Sat/Sun off March through November!
  • Opportunities to be involved in a wide variety of projects.
  • A good balance of office and field work.
  • Strong support from experienced staff.
  • Continuing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan.

Examples of Duties Include:

  • Use AutoCAD/C3D to draft, design, develop, and update plans, maps, exhibits, and drawings. Prepare bidding documents. Use Microsoft products to conduct, improve, and maintain daily operations within the Highway Department.
  • Manage, perform, and document on-site inspections of construction projects including striping, chip seals, micro-surfacing, and overlays to ensure quality and compliance with standard specifications, procedures and construction standards. Direct and coordinate contractors. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, landowners, the general public, and county, city, and state government entities.
  • Process utility permits. Inspect and monitor utility installation in accordance with permit requirements. Collect, process, and manage traffic data. Inspect and quantify delivery of project materials and track timing and placement. Monitor and control expenditures within project budgets. Prepare reports and project documents. Prepare, estimate, and track project costs. Coordinate and receive material testing and make changes accordingly.
  • Assist engineering staff with a variety of data collection and assembly including gathering information, conducting research, and preparing reports and summaries. Provide supporting documentation and assistance regarding drainage permits administered by the Planning Department.
  • May assist with preparing and reviewing specifications and contract documents for equipment, materials, and construction in accordance with state and county purchasing policies and procedures. May assist with managing construction, testing, and staking needs. May assist with performing topographic surveys, boundary surveys, and courthouse research.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two-year degree from a technical school in an engineering related field with three years of relevant work experience or a bachelor's degree in an engineering field and one year of design, construction inspection, and/or CAD experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of valid driver's license and must maintain a safe driving record with Minnehaha County. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process.


Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of relevant work experience. Advanced drafting skills with proficiency using Civil3D, erosion and sediment control experience, South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) certifications in asphalt inspection, erosion control inspection, and/or grading and compaction testing. Knowledge of ESRI products. Knowledge in temporary and permanent traffic signs in accordance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Familiarity with SDDOT standard notes, standard plates, and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials standards (AASHTO).


Applications May Be Filed Online At: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org


Our Office is Located At: 415 N Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-367-4337 jobs@minnehahacounty.org


Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.



Project Design Engineer


Sayre Associates is seeking a Project Design Engineer to join our experienced team. Applicants must have a BS degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of four years design experience is preferred. A working knowledge of Civil 3D or MicroStation is beneficial (training will be provided). We offer an excellent full benefit package and family-like flexible working environment. Salary is dependent on experience.


We are a multi-disciplined civil engineering and land surveying firm located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We were founded by Richard F. Sayre in 1969 and were based upon his values of listening, communicating and providing quality engineering solutions to our clients. The same values of providing excellent customer service continue in who we are today. We are committed to engineering and surveying excellence, for the benefit of our clients and our community.


If you are client-focused, looking for a wide variety of design experience and want to work collaboratively on our team, please submit your resume to Sayre Associates, Jeff Boldt, 216 S Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 or email jeffb@sayreassociates.com.



Director of Engineering and Public Works

City of Worthington, Minnesota


The City of Worthington is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Engineering and Public Works.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual pursuing the rewarding challenges presented in directing the engineering technical services and public works of a growing and thriving mid-sized city of 13,500. Worthington is southwest Minnesota’s commercial, industrial and agricultural regional center. 


The Engineering Department of six employees includes an Assistant Engineer, two engineering technicians, a GIS/CAD technician, an assessment accountant and an administrative secretary with an administrative budget of $400,000.  The Public Works Department of twelve includes the Public Works Superintendent, Street and Parks Superintendents and nine operators with a budget of $7.4 million.    Worthington’s infrastructure includes:

  • 82 miles of streets,
  • 81 miles of water mains,
  • 56 miles of sanitary sewers,
  • 53  miles of storm sewer,
  • a 4.0 million (maximum) gallon per day waste water treatment facility,
  • an  airport with 5,500 foot and 4,200 crosswind runways, and  
  • 26 parks


Salary Range: $99,573 - $134,717


Deadline for Applying: Applications accepted until position is filled with first consideration given to application packets received by Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm.


Position Summary

Plans and directs all engineering activities to provide timely and effective support for City, Public Works and Public Utilities operations and improvements.  Provides overall supervision and coordination of city engineering staff.


Provides direction and assistance to all engineering, public works, public utilities and community development projects and future development consistent with goals and objective developed and approved by the City Council and other commissions and boards which may be involved.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Experience: Five years as a Municipal Engineer or Public Works Director

Desirable Education and Experience

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Experience: Eight years as a Municipal Engineer or Public Works Director

Certification Required

  • State of Minnesota Licensed Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Click here for a complete position description and for information on how to apply.





Civil Engineering Opportunity

Sioux Falls, South Dakota


You will be exposed to a wide array of engineering projects at JSA – from small commercial lot designs to hundred-acre residential subdivisions to multi-million dollar community infrastructure projects, and everything in between.  You will work with Local, State and Federal agencies including the US Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA. You will work alongside fellow engineers, surveyors, and technicians in an office centered around performing quality work for your clients.  You will enjoy the flexible work hours, the variety of work, and the dedicated staff.


You will be responsible for:

• engineering design of municipal street, utility, and drainage projects

• engineering design of various industrial, commercial, and residential developments

• developing construction plans

• preparing cost estimates

• meeting with Clients and Contractors

• managing construction projects

• performing construction observation.


You will need experience using AutoCAD Civil3D and the Microsoft Office suite (training can be provided as needed).  A licensed Professional Engineer is preferred or an Engineering Intern looking to be licensed within a couple of years. Experience with construction observation and management also beneficial.


To learn more or to apply contact Myron Adam with JSA at 605-679-4344 or at myron@jsaengineers.biz.






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 openings for:


Civil Engineer


What you get to do!

As a Civil Engineeryou will work 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 could also entail 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 design and project oversight of transportation, municipal, and private development type projects.


What you need to have!

The Civil Engineer position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering, with a minimum of 6 years of related design/engineering experience. Knowledge of DOT and/or typical municipal standards and competence with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Microstation/InRoads is required. This position 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.


What you get from us!

Infrastructure Design Group, Inc. offers a competitive salary $60k-90K (depending on qualifications) with relocation assistance PLUS full benefits - health insurance, dental, vision, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, and 100% company paid group life insurance, short & long term disability and an excellent team culture!


If this is a perfect fit for you, apply with us at: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/591489?source=SDEngineeringSociety


EOE


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    Civil Engineer/Water Resources


    What you get to do!

    As a Civil Engineer/Water Resources you will work 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.


    What you need to have!

    This position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of related design/engineering and/or project management experience. It 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. 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.


    What you get from us!

    Competitive salary $80K to $120K (depending on qualifications), relocation assistance, 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 and a great team culture!


    If interested in this excellent opportunity, apply with us at:   https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/591536?source=SDengineeringsociety


    EOE


    Sioux Falls and South Dakota is full of adventure & great place to live in the Midwest, see for yourself!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTehfsx6mFY




    Civil Structural Engineer


    What you get to do!

    As a Civil Structural Engineer, you will work with 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 includes 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 structural engineering projects including, bridges, box culverts, tunnels, and retaining walls, but will also assist other engineers with municipal and transportation related work.


    What you need to have!

    The Structural Engineer position requires a BS degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of experience related to bridge design and inspections. Candidate should have:

    • South Dakota Professional Engineer License or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
    • Understanding and practical experience in applying AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design
    • Understanding of South Dakota DOT procedures and standards (preferred)
    • Experience utilizing structural analysis design software (AASHTOware, BRASS and RISA preferred)
    • Completed a minimum of 4 bridge designs
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
    • Previous bridge inspection experience (preferred)
    • AutoCAD, Civil 3D or Microstation/InRoads familiarity (preferred)
    • Requires a good working knowledge of construction documents and technical structures knowledge


    What you get from us!

    Infrastructure Design Group, Inc. offers a competitive salary $80K-110K (depending on qualifications) with relocation assistance PLUS full benefits - health insurance, dental, vision, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, and 100% company paid group life insurance, short & long term disability and an excellent team culture


    If this is a perfect fit for you, apply with us: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/591588?source=sdengineeringsociety


    *Upload resume & cover letter (resume should include a list of past bridge designs completed, including type of bridge, location, and owner of the bridge).


    EOE


    Sioux Falls and South Dakota is full of adventure & great place to live in the midwest, see for yourself!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTehfsx6mFY




    Engineering Project Manager/PE


    Engineering Project Manager/PE


    Hiring Range DOQ: $2,368.80 - $2,614.40 bi-weekly

    $2,491.20 - 2,744.00 bi-weekly with PE


    Deadline for Filing: Tuesday, February 23, 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.


    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! Engineering Intern or Project Engineer, Water Resources

    Wastewater Project Engineer

    Civil Project Engineer

    Civil Project Manager

    Civil Engineering Technician


    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.


    Apply today and join us!

    Click here to view our opportunities and apply online.

    http://bannerassociates.com/careers/


    New Listing! Engineering Intern or Project Engineer, Water Resources

    Banner is currently seeking full-time Engineering Intern (EI) or Project Engineer candidates to join our Water Resources Department.  This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside our professional engineering staff and gain experience working on our projects, assisting with both office and field work as necessary to serve our clients. This position requires that candidates have earned an undergraduate degree in civil engineering or closely related field from an accredited college or university.  Preference will be granted to candidates that have or are qualified to become registered as an Engineering Intern (EI).  South Dakota P.E. licensure is preferred but not required. Training or experience with civil-site software (similar to Civil 3D) is desirable, but not required.  Related work experience is preferred, but not required. Candidates with limited experience are encouraged to apply as well. We are willing to train the right individual.  Must demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication in English. This opportunity will be based in Mobridge, SD.  


    Wastewater Project Engineer*

    Protecting the water quality of our rivers, lakes, and streams is one of the most critical goals for our staff.  We have positioned ourselves as leaders in wastewater engineering in light of growing concerns for the environment prompting new, innovative wastewater treatment strategies.  This position would have the opportunity to work with a remarkable team and be involved in a variety of projects from planning to design and construction.  We are seeking an experienced engineer with a thorough understanding of the complexities of wastewater treatment, knowledge of current and changing regulations and emerging treatment technologies.


    Civil Project Engineer*

    Banner Associates has 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. This position would have the opportunity to work with a remarkable team and be involved in a variety of projects from planning to design and construction.  Ideal candidates will have five or more years of experience and a South Dakota PE license.


    Civil Project Manager*

    Banner Associates has 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. This position would have the opportunity to work with a remarkable team and be involved in a variety of projects from planning to design and construction.  Ideal candidates will have 10 or more years of experience and a South Dakota PE license.


    Civil Engineering Technician*

    In this role, you will have an opportunity to work with an outstanding engineering team to provide detailed drafting and design work for a variety of types of projects.  We are seeking candidates that have earned an associate degree from an accredited technical school and have a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  Prior experience as a Civil Engineering Technician is preferred.


    *We prefer these positions to be located in our corporate office in Brookings, but other locations are possible.


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

    Sarah Meusburger, HR Manager

    Banner Associates, Inc.

    sarahm@bannerassociates.com

    Office: 605-692-6342





    Project Estimator / Project Manager


    Position Summary

    The Project Estimator / Project Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of bids for heavy highway and asphalt paving construction projects. This position monitors state, local and private bid lettings and prepares quotes and bids for general and subcontract work. The estimator works closely with all department heads to ensure accuracy of bidding and effective project scheduling. This position also manages the post-award contracts and is responsible for the internal planning & scheduling of projects. The estimator also handles contact from potential customers inquiring about our products and services. This position reports to the President.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Monitor state, municipal and private sources for bid lettings and opportunities.
    • Keep an effective schedule of upcoming lettings and proposal due dates and communicate regularly with department heads about upcoming bid opportunities.
    • Conduct pre-bid planning meetings with stakeholders in potential projects to ensure thorough and accurate bidding.
    • Develop expertise in HeavyBid project bidding software. Maintain accurate cost data for use in developing bids and quotes.
    • Develop and deliver high-quality, professional bids to potential customers and government agencies.
    • Follow up with customers on awarded work and oversee the contract and subcontract document generation.
    • Effectively communicate awards to department heads, providing plans, deadlines and project details clearly and concisely.
    • Facilitate post-award planning meetings, scheduling discussions and provide overall project management leading up to construction.
    • Field calls and emails from existing and potential customers inquiring about our products and services at our various pits and quarries.
    • Maintain internal pricelists and projections based on commitments.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    Qualifications and Skills:

    • 5 years construction management and/or project estimating experience
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products a must; knowledge of HeavyBid software a definite plus
    • Positive, professional attitude and strong work ethic.
    • Effective communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to prioritize workload and self-direct.


    Western Construction offers a fun & fast-paced work environment, competitive wages and extensive benefits package. Visit our website at www.western-construction.com to learn more about us and apply!


    Transportation Design Engineer

    Water Resources Engineer


    About Us: 

    Felsburg Holt & Ullevig is a consulting firm specializing in transportation and environmental planning, traffic engineering, transportation system design, and environmental services. Our philosophy is to provide creative, effective, and sustainable solutions that connect and enhance your communities. We are able to serve our clients’ diverse needs at the federal, state, regional, and local levels by applying a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach. Our strength comes from Principals with significant technical and management experience who stay actively involved in projects to assure the highest level of client satisfaction.


    In 1984, Felsburg Holt & Ullevig began with three employees. Since then, we’ve grown to a firm with more than 160 employees located in Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa. We’re dynamic, collaborative professionals who sustain a culture of high-caliber work, collaboration, community engagement, and healthy doses of fun. We believe our success is nurtured by a team that enjoys their work as well their workplace. Our staff donates time and funds to Habitat for Humanity, Bridges to Prosperity and many other charities with individual champions.


    In addition to competitive compensation and eligibility for performance-based bonuses, Felsburg Holt & Ullevig (FHU) offers a comprehensive package of employee benefits.

    At FHU we seek to provide a benefits package that helps our team maintain a healthy work / life balance - a concept that is a guiding principle for us. Employees enjoy benefits including:

    • Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability; all of which FHU contributes a significant portion towards or, for some plans, covers 100% of the premiums.
    • Generous Vacation and Sick leave programs
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • Adoption Assistance program
    • Flexible works schedules
    • Professional and career development opportunities including tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
    • Support of employee participation in professional and technical societies & various civic organizations.
    • Reimbursement of professional certification and registration fees.

    FHU Employees are encouraged to participate in a variety of internal committees which include groups such as the Technology Committee, CAD Committee and the FHUn Committee, which plans multiple events that keep energy (and bragging rights) high and helps us remain a tight-knit team. We also enjoy many opportunities to socialize at various FHU sponsored events throughout the year.


    Our success comes from our people. If our mission is a good match with your career goals, we welcome you to apply.


    Transportation Design Engineer

    Sioux Falls, SD


    Summary: Primary duties for a mid-level engineer position in our transportation design group are focused on leading design efforts, design teams, efficient design practice and plan production for a variety of transportation projects. Transportation projects include work for the South Department of Transportation, Municipal and private clients involving feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, public involvement, roadway design, traffic design, and drainage design familiarity.  At FHU, our focus is culture, integrity, and our relationship with co-workers and clients alike. We value each employee’s opportunity for career growth. Now is your chance to join our team!


    Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

    • Leads design efforts and team coordination on larger varied and complex transportation projects.
    • Provides design decisions under the direction of a Project Manager,
    • Manages small to mid-sized transportation projects,
    • Assists in data collection, technical analyses, and written documentation with supervision, as needed,
    • Is actively involved in client interaction and participation in presentations in a supporting role,
    • Uses computer assisted engineering [MicroStation/InRoads (Open Roads) and AutoCAD/Civil3D] design software to prepare engineering and design documents,
    • Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in the company’s quality manual.
    • Has a positive, collaborative, and solution oriented mindset

      Requirements

      Education and Experience

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Transportation Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
      • 5 or more years of progressive Transportation Engineering experience
      • South Dakota PE license, or able to obtain a South Dakota PE license within one-year of employment (negotiable)
      • Experience working with SDDOT highly preferred
      • Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred
      • Familiarity with ArcView GIS software and high proficiency in Excel is a plus


      View the complete posting and apply online at https://apply.workable.com/felsburg-holt-and-ullevig/



      Water Resources Engineer

      Sioux Falls, SD


      Summary: Primary duties for a mid-level engineer position in our water resources group will include the opportunity to work on a wide range of water resources projects ranging from drainage and hydraulics support for transportation projects, stream and wetland restoration projects, design and permitting for stormwater regulatory requirements.

       

      Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

      • Analysis and design of various sized drainage engineering projects. This includes hydrology and hydraulic analysis and design for highway and street drainage, storm sewer systems, and modeling of floodplain hydraulics.
      • Work on stormwater quality projects including the design of green infrastructure and other best management practices for stormwater control and treatment, and compliance and permitting documentation.
      • Assist with wetland and stream restoration assessment, analysis, and design.
      • Assist in preparing scope, budget, and scheduling of projects.
      • Use computer assisted engineering design software to prepare engineering and design documents as needed.  This includes the preparation of plans, profiles, details, quantity tabulations and construction costs.
      • Take ownership and responsibility for projects.  This role can vary from water resources Task Lead to Project Manager depending on the size of the project. 

        Requirements

        Education and Experience

        • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental/Biological Systems Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
        • 4 or more years of progressive Water Resources experience
        • South Dakota PE license, or able to obtain a South Dakota PE license within one-year of employment (negotiable)
        • Experience working with SDDOT highly preferred
        • Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred
        • Experience with drainage design and 1D floodplain modeling
        • Experience with more advanced modeling in one or more specialized areas of H&H modeling (e.g. bridge scour, sediment transport, 2D analysis, etc) preferred
        • Stream restoration and watershed planning experience is a plus
        • Client contact and project coordination is required


        View the complete posting and apply online at https://apply.workable.com/felsburg-holt-and-ullevig/





        City of Rapid City, SD

        City Engineer


        About Us: 

        Rapid City, South Dakota is unlike any other city in the nation – it’s the heart of the beautiful Black Hills. The City of Rapid City is a growing community – a fantastic opportunity to work and live in one of the most beautiful locations in the world! This vibrant city is brimming with outstanding restaurants, events and breathtaking outdoor recreation while offering a central location to the world-renowned parks and monuments in our area. For more information on the community of Rapid City, please visit www.visitrapidcity.com.


        The City of Rapid City offers fantastic benefits including employer-paid health insurance premiums, 6% employer-matching retirement, life insurance benefits, short-term disability and generous vacation and sick leave time off. Starting level and wage depends on qualifications and experience. For a detailed benefit summary, click here.


        The Public Works Department is a multi-faceted department tasked with providing engineering services, street maintenance and repair, water treatment and reclamation, solid waste management, public transit service, 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. For more information, please visit Public Works.


        The City of Rapid City currently has two position openings: City Engineer and Engineering Project Engineer.


        City Engineer


        Opening Date: 12/08/20

        Closing Date: Until Filled


        Salary: The anticipated hiring salary range for this position is $98,637.89 - $108,945.06 plus generous benefits package, commensurate with the minimum qualifications for this position. The City of Rapid City will consider additional compensation for an exceptional candidate.


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


        About Our Job: 

        T he City Engineer is an integral part of the Senior Leadership team within the Public Works Department, requiring well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. The City Engineer will direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of the Engineering Services Division.


        As the manager of the Engineering Services Division, the City Engineer is responsible for oversight of the Design, Construction, Development Review, Geographic Information System (GIS), and Traffic Operations groups.


        Our Ideal Candidate will:

            • Possess the ability to manage the development and implementation of the Engineering Division goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of each service area; establish, within city policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocate resources accordingly.
            • Demonstrate a commitment to continuously monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes; resolve highly sensitive issues with citizens and other departments.
            • Project a professional presence in appearance, actions and personal demeanor to meet the highest ethical standards in representing the City and be a person of integrity who can inspire confidence and credibility.
            • Be an excellent communicator and a good listener; be someone who honestly and openly seeks and enjoys the input of others whether they are citizens, staff, or elected officials.
            • Be effective in public presentations to the media, community organizations, citizen groups and other gatherings with the ability to convey a message in a genuine, transparent manner.
            • Be approachable, patient, and accessible to the elected officials, employees and public; be sincerely empathetic with the ability to understand others' perspectives.
            • Possess strong leadership skills, understanding when it is critical to exercise leadership and when to be flexible and adaptable to new ideas.
            • Be a strong administrator who is self-confident and has the courage of her or his convictions to present carefully thought-out policy-related alternatives and recommendations.
            • Participate in the development and administration of the Engineering Services Division annual budget. Supervises the preparation of Capital Improvement Plan budgets for Public Works infrastructure.
            • Be comfortable delegating broadly and providing wide latitude to professional staff where appropriate, while being personally knowledgeable of the status of department activities and projects and holding staff accountable for results; be able to challenge staff to be creative and innovative in addressing public works issues.
            • Believe in and practice participatory team management; be a consensus builder; have faith in division supervisors and encourage and foster a collaborative decision-making environment.
            • Be a proactive manager, anticipating trends, providing the City with information, analyses, alternatives and insights on municipal operations and community issues.
            • Be a welcoming, responsive leader who genuinely enjoys working collaboratively with all members of the community.
            • Have a sense of humor when appropriate to the circumstances.

            About You 


            Candidate Qualification Criteria:

              • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from accredited college or university.
              • 6 (six) years of progressively responsible relevant experience.
              • A Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in South Dakota or ability to transfer/obtain within reasonable time frame deemed by the Department.
              • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

              The City is seeking candidates with excellent communication skills and complex problem-solving abilities with the ability to work effectively in a wide variety of governmental disciplines. The factors of education, experience,

              leadership, management style and personal and professional traits have been identified as necessary and/or desirable for the City Engineer to succeed in this position.


              Please contact the City of Rapid City HR with questions at 605.394.4136.


              To view the complete position announcement and the City Engineer Supplemental Questionnaire, click here.




               

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