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Job Description

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 330 employees in 19 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 dam design group is seeking a Senior Project Level Dam Engineer to support our growing business. We are looking for a motivated candidate with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to help lead a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:

Develops and maintain a group of relationship-oriented clients that provide a continuous source of work for the firm.

Assists in negotiation of service area contracts and large engineering contracts for the firm.

Works with business development and branch staff to effectively respond to requests for proposals or presentation of qualifications in other forums.

Performs management duties related to obtaining signed contracts, verification of time sheets, reviewing and approving invoices, contacting clients with regard to collections of outstanding accounts and informing appropriate internal authorities regarding collections problems.

Travel will be required.

Manage projects through investigation, design, and construction.

Manage and mentor junior engineers, commensurate with experience level.

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree focused in civil/geotechnical/structural engineering, from an ABET-accredited institution. Candidates with a Master’s Degree are preferred.

15+ years of relevant work experience in Geotechnical, Structural Engineering or Water Resources is required.

A Professional Engineering license.

Construction management experience on large projects involving tunnels, dams, or other heavy civil components, with increasing level of responsibility.

A strong work ethic and the desire to perform professionally at a high level.

Excellent communication skills.

A positive attitude.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and must undergo a background check that may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit checks, plus a drug screen.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability