POSITION TITLE:  Senior/Associate Engineer

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Las Vegas (Henderson)

REPORTS TO:  Office/Division Manager

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Full-time, Permanent

Position Summary:

This position will supervise and/or conduct all aspects associated with management of Broadbent engineering projects, including potentially a portfolio of cases for a specific client; assist in overall management of office/division; and assist in development of new work/clientele.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Qualities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Effectively manage multiple projects concurrently to ensure compliance
  • Effectively manage personnel and office administrative activities as necessary
  • Develop new work and clientele
  • Maintain communication with regulatory entities and act as client liaison
  • Preparation and/or review of work plans/reports
  • Technical capabilities associated with the specific field of expertise
  • Motivated self-starter and ability to perform periodic field work
  • Identify and mitigate potential hazards associated with site operations
  • Conduct Business Development activities
  • Technical writing competency and computer literacy
  • Budget preparation and tracking
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and staff development
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and knowledge of the consulting business
  • Manage confidential information
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge and Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • 10 to 15+ years of related experience in water resources or environmental engineering
  • Self-sufficient, energetic, and highly motivated
  • A PE in Civil, Mechanical, or Environmental disciplines
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local candidate
  • Easygoing personality
  • A wide variety of experience
  • Membership in relevant professional organizations

Abilities

Must possess the ability to work individually and as a team member; ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense; combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events); ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations); ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences; ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand; ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways; read and understand information and ideas presented in writing; ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Skills

Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Strong problem solving, research, and communication skills.

Mathematics: Using mathematics to solve problems.

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Time Management: Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Some outdoor work may be required, and the employee will be exposed to extreme heat or cold, high wind, dust particles.  Proper protective gear must be worn while in the field including, but not limited to, Safety glasses, shoes, gloves, high visibility vest, long sleeve shirt, long pants.

Must be able to lift 35-49 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Other: Valid driver’s license required; pre-employment drug/alcohol testing are employment prerequisites.

Note:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Broadbent Application Form (.pdf) to Henderson, Nevada Positions.