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Staff Engineer

Company: Schnabel Engineering
Location: Longmont
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment rt, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous sucthrough specialization in dam, water resource, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel's high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and suppocess and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm, Top 200 Environmental Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 450 employees in 23 offices throughout the United States.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel's wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Description:

Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a fun and flexible atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation. Schnabel Engineering, Inc. is seeking a full-time entry level civil engineer to join our Longmont, CO office. We are looking for a motivated candidate with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of and help support a strong team.

The Longmont, CO office of Schnabel focuses on civil and geotechnical engineering design of structures and facilities within our dams, tunnels and water resources engineering groups. Example projects generally include the design of dam embankments, reservoir inlet and outlet works, spillways, water control, conveyance and measurement structures, pump stations, and pipelines, gates and valves.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in performing geotechnical investigations and analyses; reinforced concrete design; earthen embankment design; and other civil engineering calculations
  • Assist in the preparation of CAD drawings and technical specifications for contract documents and reports with input and guidance from senior engineers in accordance with internal procedures and guidelines
  • Performing construction observation and materials testing related to dams, earthen embankments, slurry walls, spillways, pipelines, drainage, and hydraulic structures
  • Draft technical reports
  • Ability to prepare data-driven graphics for engineering reports, professional papers and presentations
  • Some travel will be required Required Skills/Experience:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in civil engineering from an ABET-accredited institution
    • Strong interest or background in geotechnical engineering, material testing, or construction observation
    • Prior professional work or summer intern work in a related field is desirable but not required
    • 0-3 years of experience in civil engineering
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
    • Detail-oriented
    • Ability to work with direction as part of a team
    • Positive attitude
    • Strong work ethic and a desire to learn
    • Willingness to perform a variety of tasks including office and field work
    • Desire and willingness to work outdoors and travel
    • Ability to routinely lift up to 40 pounds Other Requirements:
      • Valid driver's license and a personal vehicle; mileage (excluding mileage for commute) will be reimbursed based on the allowable IRS rate for travel assignments
      • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
      • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening

        For candidates in Colorado the salary range is between $58,000 to $70,000.

        EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Schnabel Engineering, Longmont , Staff Engineer, Engineering , Longmont, Colorado

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