Civil Engineer – Hydrology/Hydraulics ROBERT PECCIA & ASSOCIATES (RPA) is an award-winning 100 percent employee-owned (ESOP) full-service civil engineering, planning and land surveying firm with offices in Helena, Kalispell, and Bozeman, Montana. RPA is proud to provide personalized services and practical and sustainable engineering solutions for public and private clients across the northwest.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced water resources engineer to join us working from any of our offices. With an emphasis in hydrology and hydraulics for transportation-related projects, this person will work with project managers and lead designers to continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.
As a member of our firm, you would:
Join a fantastic team in our Helena, MT office contributing to highways, municipal, and site development design projects.
Demonstrate technical ability through analysis and design of common drainage and water resources tasks. Applications include the design of storm sewer collection and detention systems, culverts, water quality BMPs, pipe hydraulics, bridge hydraulics, scour, floodplain evaluation, irrigation design, and permit compliance.
Review team member preliminary designs for compliance with federal, state, and local criteria and regulations.
Perform site reviews and studies to ensure designs are aligned with location constraints and specifications.
Assist in the development of study and design documents and plans, including alternative analysis, quantity, and cost estimates.
Develop existing and proposed drainage plans in MicroStation.
Meet with and effectively communicate with project team partners.
Solve complex problems through critical thinking and the application of innovative solutions.
Represent the company in meetings with clients, public agencies, and the public.
Assist in preparing proposals and fee estimates.
Apply quality assurance and quality control procedures.
Professional Engineers License required. Minimum eight (8) years of progressive experience working as a Civil Engineer primarily on transportation-focused projects.
Experienced in roadside drainage including storm drain modeling, culvert sizing, and channel analysis and preparation of engineering design details and supporting documents and reports.
Proficient in analysis software such as HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-8, and SSA, and CADD design software such as MicroStation and OpenRoads or Civil3D.
Demonstrated experience with state and local government projects. Experience in federal government work applications beneficial.
Strong communication skills.
Effective time management skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
Strong work ethic and desire to learn and grow.
RPA offers a flexible, friendly work environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. Benefits include:
Flexible work hours.
Dynamic, collaborative, and challenging work environment.
Professional yet relaxed and congenial office environment.
Ability to gain experience quickly on a variety of projects and project types.
Emphasis on continuing education and advanced degrees / registrations.
Paid sick leave, annual leave, and comp time for hours exceeding 40 per week.
Paid health insurance, HSA, and flexible medical spending options.
Bonus and incentive programs for all employees.
Generous Employer contributions to Profit Sharing and Employee Stock Ownership retirement plans with no employee cost.
RPA supports our employees to reach their career goals through continued professional development, a positive workplace, and interesting, diverse projects. RPA is an equal employment opportunity affirmative action employer.
Resumes and applications will be considered through the close of business on May 30, 2021. For an application and to learn more about RPA, please visit our company website at: www.rpa-hln.com.
Please submit your application and resume to Human Resources, Robert Peccia & Associates, P.O. Box 5653, Helena, MT 59604 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Robert Peccia and Associates
Robert Peccia & Associates (RPA) is a respected full-service civil engineering firm that employs over 60 individuals and works on projects throughout Montana and the United States. Headquartered in Helena, Montana, with branch offices in Kalispell and Bozeman, Montana, the 100% employee-owned firm is a group of dedicated professionals who work as a cohesive team. We take pride in our personalized service and sterling reputation for designing practical and sustainable engineering solutions.
RPA is a young, progressive, innovative engineering firm and our number one focus is exceeding our client's expectations on every project. We pride ourselves in our excellent benefits, family-oriented atmosphere, and flexibility while also helping our employees reach their career goals through continued professional development and interesting, diverse projects. If you think you might be a good fit, we would love to talk to you!
RPA manage projects in a variety of disciplines listed below:
• Traffic and Transportation
• Streets, Highways and Drainage
• Water Systems
• Wastewater Systems
• Structures and Bridges
• Natural Resources
• Site Development
• Environmental Documents
• Land Surveying
• Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)
• GIS/Graphic Design