BARR Water Resources Engineer (Stream Restoration Focus) - Mid/Senior Level in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Water Resources Engineer (Stream Restoration Focus) - Mid/Senior Level
Description of Company
Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.
Why Choose Barr?
If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.
The person in this position will work on projects involving natural stream channel assessment, monitoring, and design; fluvial geomorphology; hydraulic and hydrologic analysis; and related technical activities. Working as an individual or as part of a project team, assignments may include development of plans and specifications, grading plans, and earthwork balance calculations; creation of erosion protection plans; cost estimating; and fieldwork such as data collection, construction observation, and surveying. Tasks may also include hydrologic and/or hydraulic modeling and analysis, open channel and pipe flow design, water control and/or stormwater structure design, and water balance analysis. The work will also involve communicating with permitting agencies and public officials and writing reports.
Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, agricultural, biosystems/bioproducts, or related engineering field with an emphasis on water resources engineering
5 years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
Familiarity with one or more of the following: natural stream channel design, plans and specifications development, earthwork and grading plans, cost estimating, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, and stream water quality issues
Strong computer skills, including use of word processing, spreadsheets, and modeling software
Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and other CADD software
Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling packages
Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
Demonstrated written and oral presentation skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Acceptable driving record
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
Master’s degree in civil, environmental, or biosystems/bioproducts engineering
6+ years of consulting engineering experience
Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
Project design experience (e.g., stream restoration and/or stabilization), including cost estimating and preparation of plans and specifications
Experience with GIS, CADD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and hydrologic and hydraulic models
Project or task management experience
Excellent writing skills
NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.
Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435
phone: +1 952-832-2600
fax: +1 952-832-2601
toll free: +1 800-632-2277
Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.
We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
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Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.