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KLJ Engineer In Training II - Water Resources in Helena, Montana

Who we are

Here at KLJ, we are Safe, Inclusive, Learners, Performers and Owners. We care that you get home safely. Every person, every idea, and every voice matters. We encourage personal and professional growth. We celebrate performance. As a 100% employee-owned firm, your decisions and efforts will help shape OUR great company.
Why work at KLJ

KLJ Engineering might be just the company you have been looking for. We are that perfect size - not so big that you become a number, not so small that our resources are limited. Here, you can be you, in all your engineering, surveying, planning and scientist glory. Just as you are. We embrace how much you love engineering, because we love it too. We love it when a road curves just right, when we see a familiar water tower on our drive home, or when we consider the fiber in the ground connects us to our friends and family. If you are looking to join a great firm, with amazing technical talent, we know just the place, here at KLJ.
Your Growth Opportunity

The Engineer in Training II is responsible to ensure fundamental engineering basics and KLJ engineering and design standards are applied independently. With an emphasis in hydrology and hydraulics for transportation-related projects, this person will work with task managers and design leads to ensure project deliverables continue to provide exceptional service to our clients. You will be responsible for engineering reports, design, quantity calculations, plan sheet development, construction administration and other project deliverables.

Apply civil engineering principles and standards to individual project tasks

Hydrologic analysis

Hydraulic calculations

Collection system design

Stormwater treatment and storage

Stormwater master planning

Floodplain studies

Permitting and agency coordination

Utilize design software to apply fundamental engineering standards of design

Able to read and understand construction drawings and specifications

Able to draft construction and bidding documents in accordance with organization and client processes

Construction observation/inspection and administration

Ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards

Utilize effective written and oral communication

What You're Responsible For

Effectively convey engineering analysis and results in written reports and oral presentations

Assist with elements of design including calculation of quantities for cost estimating and bidding purposes

Competent in software(s) associated with typical project requirements

May lead design tasks under the direction of a Professional Engineer

May serve as task lead on small scale projects with support from senior staff

Perform QA/QC reviews following established procedures

Assist with preparation for and participation in public/client meetings

Perform, and may lead, construction administration duties such as documenting activities, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and others.

What You'll Need

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited post-secondary institution

Engineer-In-Training Certification

Must possess MS office skills including word and excel

Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software experience including: HydroCAD, GeoPAK Drainage, P8, HY-8, HEC-RAS, and/or Hydraulic Toolbox

Design experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation or other design software

Must possess valid driver's license and able to operate motorized vehicles


Civil or Construction Engineering Degree

Desire to pursue Professional Engineer licensure

Prior Engineering Consultant experience


The EIT II is supervised by the Department Manager and will receive close supervision and direction on project related tasks from the Assistant Department Manager, Engineer, Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer or Project Manager.

This position completes specific, routine operations that include a few separate tasks and procedures.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day

Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
What Else You Need to Know

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive and other duties may be assigned. It is a description of the job as presently defined, and is subject at any time to revision. This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.

At KLJ we have a vested interest in the personal, financial, and professional goals of our employees. We offer a competitive full suite benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, performance bonus, 401k, employee stock ownership program, and a flexible work environment that gives you options to support excelling both professionally and personally The options available for the current plan year are described at .

The salary for this position is expected to range between $63,000 and $77,000. This estimated salary represents the middle of the range. Factors that may be used to determine actual salary include education (or applicable experience), training, job location, competencies relevant to the role, and internal equity.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at .

Position will be posted until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.