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Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving complex infrastructure and environmental challenges through innovation and specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Our high standards for quality, business ethics, and commitment to our core values and local communities are vital parts of who we are and what we offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel’s dedication to excellence in client service, quality and technical expertise, and value-added solutions has resulted in sustained growth, success, and industry recognition.  Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm.Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package including maternity leave, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, health, dental, life and disability insurance, and more. 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. The Schnabel Engineering dam design group in Greensboro, North Carolina, is seeking a Senior Dam Safety 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
  • Periodic 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/structural engineering, from an ABET-accredited intuition. Candidates with a Master’s Degree are preferred
  • 10-15+ 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

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening

EOE including Veterans and Disability#LI-HybridEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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)