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Job Description


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Brown and Caldwell is looking for a self-motivated Civil Engineer with an established track record of quality delivery and execution of projects and programs.When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture and we are proud that many of our employees have been with us a decade or more. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging, and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.Detailed Description:
Primary responsibilities will include working directly with clients and providing solid technical solutions and high-quality work products for our mining clients. Specifically, we are seeking a candidate with experience serving clients directly and executing and managing environmental projects for private clients. In this role you will work closely with strong technical experts throughout the nation and utilize resources throughout the company.Job Responsibilities:
  • Project Delivery. Serve as a senior civil engineer for mining sector projects of varying size and scale. Leverage BC multi-disciplinary resources to deliver service and products across multiple projects.
  • Work with subcontractors to deliver projects on schedule and on budget.
  • Ensure that BC’s project delivery system is applied to provide high-quality services and deliver exceptional work products.
  • Health and Safety. Help drive health and safety practices throughout all aspects of work for the candidate and others.
Additional Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform civil engineering work on a variety of projects in the mining sector related to:
    • Stormwater management
    • Surface water hydrology and hydraulic design
    • Site layout, earthwork grading, and mass balance calculations
    • Infiltration modeling
    • Cap and cover design
    • Geotechnical analysis
    • Site investigation and remediation
    • Soil and water sampling
  • Review the work of others for quality and resolving design issues
  • Lead client contact and attend client meetings
  • Lead preparation of engineering designs, reports, construction drawings, specifications, and calculations for a variety of project elements
  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with project teams including other disciplines (i.e., engineers, designers, geologists, scientists)
  • Mentor less experienced junior-and entry-level engineers
  • Ensure quality, client service, clarity of work product and projects
  • Promote companywide initiatives and values
  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies
  • Lead the creation of studies, permitting application documents, and alternative analyses
  • Oversee staff performing field work, including on occasion, visiting job sites for construction observation duties
  • Perform submittal reviews, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, and change orders for construction projects
  • Assist in preparing project scopes and budgets
  • Provide technical leadership on civil design aspects of mining projects
  • Coordinate civil project work with surveyors, geotechnical, architectural, process, mechanical, and electrical engineers, contractors, and consultants
  • Periodic travel with field work is anticipated - up to 10% local and national
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • B.S. in Engineering and licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. Additional licensure in Nevada, Arizona and other western states is desirable
  • 6 or more years of experience with progressive responsibilities, including project management
  • Experience successfully delivering on mining sector projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of hydrology and hydraulics associated with the design of both open channels, closed conduits, stormwater management facilities, ponds, reservoirs, and erosion control practices
  • Desire and drive to inspire a team of professionals and growing the team through engaged leadership
  • Technical understanding of all facets of mining sector projects
  • Knowledge and experience with Federal, State, and local regulations applicable to mining sector projects
  • Experience with industry groups is preferred
  • Possess, or be able to acquire quickly, MSHA certification required for the performance of mining sector work and OSHA certification for working on hazardous sites
  • A positive, can-do attitude, and be flexible and self-motivated with an attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Strong verbal and written (technical writing) communication skills
  • Highly responsive, capable of working in a diverse team environment and handling multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus
  • Hydrologic modeling experience a plus
  • Excellent technical writing capabilities
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment across multiple company teams
Salary Range: The anticipated starting pay range for this position is based on the employee’s primary work location and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, and education. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Location A: $83,000.00 - $113,000.00
Location B: $91,000.00 $124,000.00
Location C: $99,000.00 $135,000.00You can view which BC location applies to you here. If you have any questions, please speak with your Recruiter.Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click here to see our full list of benefits.About Brown and CaldwellHeadquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction services firm with 52 offices and over 1,900 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 75 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.Notice to Third-Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Equal 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)