Senior Dams Engineer


  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Hydraulic, Hydrologic, or Structural Engineering.
  • A minimum of 20 years of progressive engineering experience related to dams and water conveyance facilities.
  • Must be licensed Professional Engineer or be able to obtain Colorado P.E. within 6 months of hire.
  • Assist in business development, proposal preparation, and serving as a primary client contact.
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Project management.
    • Leading and mentoring mid-level staff.
    • Strong verbal and written skills.
    • Client interaction.
    • Technical lead for hydraulic, hydrologic, or structural design related to dams, reservoirs, and levees.
    • Data analysis, problem-solving, and management skills.
    • Design and construction of dam and levee projects (preferred).
    • Preparing design documents for dams, levees, and other heavy civil projects.

Job Description:

Responsibilities will include development and supervision of planning, analyses, and design of dams and water resources projects; leading multidisciplinary teams; leading and mentoring mid-level staff; and assisting with business development efforts.  Willingness to travel on temporary assignments as needed.  Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for leading and directing large multi-disciplinary projects.  Oversee team of engineers that are performing analyses, and preparing drawings and specifications.
  • Responsible for delivery of work products to clients.
  • Technical expert/advisor for a specific technical area.
  • Primary author for reports and documents delivered. 
  • Administer contracts.
  • Prepare scope and budgets for proposals.
  • Responsible for specific company operations.