• Sr. Water / Wastewater Engineer

    Job ID
    US-CO-Glenwood Springs
  • Job Description


    Job Title:            Sr. Water/Wastewater Engineer 

    Client:                 SGM

    Location:            Glenwood Springs, CO


    Do you want to live in the mountains?  Do you have a background in drinking water, wastewater, or environmental engineering? Are you looking for a new opportunity?  Do you want to work for a growing company in a growing market that offers rapid advancement for high-performing individuals eager for a challenge?  Do you enjoy working with well-known clients and on a variety of challenging projects? SGM is currently seeking a Sr. Drinking Water Engineer to join their growing Water Resources Team in Glenwood Springs, CO 


    Some great perks:

    • Mountain living where you can ski, hike, bike, fish, camp, hunt, mountain bike, and don’t have to deal with the weekend traffic!
    • SGM has been contributing engineering solutions to Colorado communities for several decades.
    • SGM is a multidisciplinary engineering firm where they have varying disciplines under one roof including civil, structural, water resources and other engineering services
    • Working for a company with a fabulous reputation that is committed to quality service and forming long term client relationships
    • SGM is the largest full-service engineering, surveying and consulting firm based in western Colorado


    What you’ll be doing:

    • Provide technical leadership and project management for drinking water projects
    • Raw water supply evaluations
    • Drinking water regulations consulting
    • Pumping and treatment system testing
    • Evaluation, design and preparation of drawings
    • Specifications and contract documents and construction contract administration
    • Facility and water system master planning
    • Hydraulic engineering and water distribution modeling


    Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

    • Progressive 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


    • Progressive 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


    • Progressive 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


    • Progressive 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


    Additional preferred qualifications:

    • Progressive consulting engineering experience
    • Integrated (or “alternative”) project delivery experience – CMAR, DB, DBO, PPP
    • 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


    Yes, we have more benefits!

    401(K) with company match, Health, Vision & Dental Plans, Life & Supplemental Life Insurance, Short & Long-term Disability, Vacation & Holiday Pay, Cafeteria Plan – Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA, Transportation Benefits





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