SGM is seeking a full-time, mid- to senior-level engineer to lead SGM’s drinking water-focused team in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This position requires a degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering and at least ten years of experience in drinking water quality and treatment and/or water distribution modeling. Overall responsibilities will include providing technical leadership and project management for drinking water projects, mentoring and supervising junior engineers, and fostering strong client relationships and developing new business. Preferred technical skills/experience includes raw water supply evaluations; drinking water regulations consulting; pumping and treatment system testing, evaluation and design; preparation of drawings, specifications and contract documents; construction contract administration; facility and water system master planning; and hydraulic engineering and water distribution modeling. The successful candidate is expected to be a team player and have strong communication skills.
Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:
10+ years of consulting engineering experience in:
Water / wastewater facilities design and planning projects
Water/wastewater operations and startup
Hydraulic engineering and water distribution network modeling
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) regulations-related consulting.
Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering or related field
3+ years of experience as a lead client service / relationship manager, specifically with municipal / special district clients
Excellent client service skills
Pursued and won projects through existing client relationships, strategic business development efforts, and/or responding to project RFPs
Successful track record of developing new business
3+ years of direct staff supervision experience
Demonstrated experience in managing younger staff on technical project assignments
Responsibility for direct employee supervision, performance management and professional development
Manage team workload and staffing levels
5+ years of project management experience with strong performance record
Demonstrated ability to develop and effectively manage scope, schedule, and budget of projects with engineering fees greater than $200K.
Ability to coordinate the efforts of multidisciplinary project teams
Self-starting, motivated, and positive attitude; ability to meet deadlines
Construction project administration and oversight experience
WTF/WWTF Operators License
Master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
Municipal engineering experience
Experience authoring technical articles and delivering conference presentations
Active member of relevant professional organizations
Demonstrated initiative and participation in community involvement and outreach
Software experience / proficiency
AutoCAD, esp. Civil 3D and Autodesk Plant 3D
Water distribution network hydraulic modeling (Innovyze, Bentley)
Biological process modeling software (Biowin)
Water/wastewater facilities-related permitting
SGM is a civil engineering and surveying firm headquartered in Glenwood Springs with regional offices in Grand Junction, Gunnison, Salida, Aspen and Meeker. SGM was formed in 1986; since then, SGM has been serving the engineering needs of municipalities and private sector development, providing wastewater, drinking water, land development, water resources and structural engineering capabilities. In addition, SGM offers residential design support, energy efficiency, construction management and surveying.