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Senior Water Resources Engineer

Company: Knight Pi--sold
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer for our Denver office. Knight Pi--sold is a specialized international consulting firm offering engineering and environmental services in Mining, Environment, Hydropower and Water Resources. We are proud of the longstanding relationships we have with our clients and delivery of exceptional services on a global scale.

  • You will be joining a reputable, well established global consulting firm with nearly 100 years of industry experience.
  • We believe in the One Team approach, with everyone working together toward achieving a shared goal. -Our engineers develop their skills through working on diverse projects, our knowledge-sharing culture, career mentoring program and collaborating with top professionals in the industry.
  • We offer unique opportunities to travel and see the world while you learn, with projects around the world to take you on a career enhancing experience and adventure. The Role: - The successful applicant will become part of a dynamic water resources engineering team that works predominantly in the mining and hydropower industries. This position will focus on the surface water aspects of water resources engineering. The applicant must have the ambition to expand the scope of his/her current expertise. - Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -
    • Apply and present a demonstrated knowledge of water resources and civil engineering to develop safe, economical, and innovative solutions to water management issues.
    • Participate as a productive and valued member of larger teams, including the internal Power and Water Group, project-specific, and external client teams.
    • Oversee and direct the performance of technical analyses, calculations, and modeling by junior staff; including, but not limited to, climatic, hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment yield and transport, water balance, and dam break evaluations.
    • Be responsible for the development of civil designs of water management infrastructure.
    • Conduct technical and proposal writing and document preparation.
    • Plan, direct, coordinate and perform (as appropriate) field investigations; including, but not limited to, hydrologic data collection (quantity and quality), geotechnical drilling and subsurface permeability testing, and construction supervision/quality assurance. This will include travel to domestic and international destinations.
    • Assist management with the company's marketing efforts, including maintaining existing clients and developing new clients through a team approach that is focused on networking and business development initiatives. Investigate, assess, and assist in securing work assignments.
    • Mentor and develop less experienced staff in completing work tasks that meet both client and internal quality/efficiency expectations. Lead and demonstrate through responsible project management leadership. Emphasize teamwork and look for continuous improvement in all individual task and project work.
    • Become the client liaison in all matters related to the project or the undertaking. Develop working relationships with the client representatives and staff.
    • Investigate, assess and assist in securing assignments in the mining, water resources and hydropower sectors. Provide knowledgeable contributions to the company's overall marketing strategy. An Ideal Candidate: - An experienced Water Resources Engineer with academic specialization and/or experience in Water Resources, a B.S. and/or M.S. degree in Civil engineering, Professional Engineer registration (or eligibility for registration), and 10+ years of relevant engineering experience. A working knowledge/familiarity with each of these: Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD Civil3D, GoldSim, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO-2D, StormCAD. Ability to analyze and model complex systems to support the design and construction of water management infrastructure. A significant understanding of surface water hydrology and hydraulics is required. A strong ability to read, analyze, interpret, and write complex documents is required. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries, develop presentations, and write technical documents and articles is required. This position will include work in both an office and field environment. Travel to domestic and international destinations will be required. Adherence to safety standards including those of Knight Pi--sold, MSHA, and OSHA is mandatory. Compensation: In accordance with Colorado state law, the following -Annual -compensation range is applicable for the job and Colorado location associated with this requisition: -$91,000 - 120,000/year. Actual compensation may vary from posted hiring range based upon compensable factors, including: experience, education, and skill level. Because our employees are our most important asset, we created a benefit program to support you and your family now and into the future. Our benefits include: 401(k) / Roth 401(k) / Employer matching, Health insurance - including Prescription drugs, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Flexible spending account (health and dependent care reimbursement), Health Savings account (HSA), Short and long-term disability, Life insurance, Wellness and employee assistance programs, Flexible work schedule, Paid time off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday), Professional development assistance, Employee referral bonus, Transit benefit program, as well as a Discretionary annual bonus program. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Knight Pi--sold is an affirmative action employer and race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability and veteran status are not taken into account in any employment decision. - Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. If you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to or please call us at 1-303-629-8788 between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm MST, Monday-Friday. Why are you interested in this position? -*
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