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Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Civil Engineer in Helena, Montana

Role Overview

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Civil Engineer in the Wood, Helena Montana Branch Office. The successful candidate will lead civil engineering design teams in support of project managers delivering large civil engineering projects to our clients. AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency is a key requirement for this opportunity, and significant experience with hydrologic modeling programs is a plus. Candidate must be a registered Professional Engineer and once hired will be expected to obtain a Montana and Nevada registration within 6 months. Experience with surface mine reclamation design efforts is desired. This individual will regularly support the Helena, Reno and Denver teams and will occasionally travel for site and client visits. Support to other teams will occur as projects arise.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.

Key Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be a professional engineer with a solid educational background in engineering fundamentals with an emphasis on civil engineering, AutoCAD Civil 3D modeling, and hydrologic modeling as well as excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be a proactive problem solver. This position offers the opportunity to lead engineering teams and mentor junior and mid-level engineering staff while executing the following roles/responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead role for the design of large civil works including mine reclamation, site remediation, and storm water management programs

  • Provide expert level drafting and design engineering modeling in AutoCAD Civil 3D and support for mining infrastructure including tailings storage facilities, dams, heap leach pads, ponds and impoundments, waste dumps, piping, roads, drainage, and other mine infrastructure

  • Perform advanced level support and design engineering computations

  • Foundation design and slope stability analysis is desired

  • Serve as engineer of record for select design efforts

  • Mentor junior and mid-level civil designers

  • Interface with clients to present design elements and design visualization

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • 10 years + relevant engineering experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and HEC-RAS; familiar with MicroStation 3D CAD

  • Slope stability software experience is beneficial but not required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Strong academic background and solid understanding of engineering principles

  • Self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to lead large engineering efforts, organize and prioritize work to meet scheduled deadlines

  • Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients

  • Ability to think “outside the box” to create innovative engineering and design solutions

  • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2020-79832

Name: Staff / Permanent

Type of Requisition: Professional & Technical

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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Post End Date: 1/29/2021