Reporting to the Branch or Regional Manager, this position will coordinate technical services and staff within the assigned practice to foster collaboration across the region. Manage projects and clients within the practice. Primary focus is on practice and regional needs rather than branch level needs.
Essential Responsibilities & Duties
Set the overall strategy and vision to reinforce and expand the Rocky Mountain Dams Practice
Identify, develop, pursue, and win opportunities with new and existing clients within Colorado, the Rocky Mountain region, and nationwide
Plan, coordinate, direct, and supervise design teams in the design of water infrastructure projects such as dams, spillways, outlet works, hydroelectric facilities, and fish passage facilities
Provide technical input and oversight in one or more of the following areas: structural design of concrete hydraulic structures, open channel/spillway hydraulics, embankment dam design, roller compacted concrete.
Resolve complex issues to benefit our clients
Manage local and national projects
May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including subconsultants.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering required
20+ years’ experience in design, project management, and construction of dams and/or hydropower projects
Registered professional civil engineer in Colorado (other states a plus)
Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams
Qualified applicants will have experience managing projects with $1M-$20M contract value (<$5M-$100M construction value)
Understanding of regulatory and permitting environment in Colorado, including work under the jurisdiction of the Colorado Office of the State Engineer Dam Safety Branch and other federal agencies (BIA, USACE, FERC, etc)
Strong communication skills
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Demonstrated experience in pursuing and winning opportunities for water clients in the Rocky Mountain region
Strong reputation in the Colorado market for dams and hydropower services
Over twenty years experience in Civil Engineering and Water Resources related fields.
We are seeking a civil engineer specializing in water resource engineering with strong analysis and design experience working on large civil works projects such as dams, pipelines, levees, canals, pump stations and related structures.
Ability to supervise and direct junior staff.
Experience with project management concepts and software. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
Candidates should be thoroughly familiar with computerized applications including Microsoft software and structural and hydraulic engineering applications.
Knowledgeable of Colorado water institutions and issues is desirable, including the Colorado Division of Water Resources, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and local water providers.
Internal Number: 349074
About GEI Consultants
GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.
GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.
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