graphicdesigner | Senior Dams and Water Resources Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA

Senior Dams and Water Resources Engineer

  • RIZZO International
  • $87,400.00 - 129,580.00 / Year *
  • 335 Rodi Rd
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15235
  • Full-Time
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POSITION SUMMARY RIZZO International Inc. is seeking a senior civil, structural, or geotechnical engineer to lead analysis and design work for new and existing dams and water resources facilities and appurtenant structures. The successful candidate will specifically supervise new and remedial designs, foundation improvements, structural analyses, and hydrologic and hydraulic studies, and will be responsible for engineering staff oversight, client and regulator interactions, and business development. RESPONSIBILITIES Perform dam safety inspections, including annual operation inspections and FERC Part 12D inspections; Conduct geotechnical/structural analytical functions including stability, seepage, bearing capacity, and settlement analysis; Complete new and remedial designs for earth and rockfill embankment dams, concrete gravity dams, and various other water-impounding structures; Oversee the preparation of detailed design/construction drawings and specifications; Assist in the selection and qualification of subcontractors (specifically for drilling and surveying activities); Develop construction and engineering cost estimates for dam projects; Prepare technical reports and proposals. Provide input to planning efforts and coordination of project tasks; Staff supervision; and Mentoring and training of project level engineers. POSITION SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Civil, Structural, or Geotechnical Engineering (advanced degree preferred); Professional Engineers License; 15+ years of experience in dam safety evaluations, and dam engineering design and analysis. Experience in projects regulated by state and federal agencies. BACKGROUND RIZZO International, Inc. (RIZZO) is a women-owned engineering and earth sciences consulting firm with expertise in specialty civil, geotechnical, and structural analysis and design, field and office-based geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis, construction management, and testing and inspection. For more than 30 years, our team has provided engineering services for technically challenging dams and water resources, infrastructure, and power generation projects throughout the United States and across much of the globe. Our firm, originally founded in 1984 as Paul C. Rizzo Associates, employs a qualified staff of technical and design professionals, most with advanced engineering or geoscience degrees and corresponding professional licenses. Our staff collectively work to support projects coordinated from corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but also service clients and markets specific to our regional locations and our key collaborators. EEOC Disclaimer: RIZZO International, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer in that our policy, in accordance with Federal and State laws, prohibits employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person s race, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, or disability except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Placement is expected to be in either Tarrytown, NY, Denver, CO, or Pittsburgh, PA. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 15+ years
Associated topics: ecotoxicology, ehs, environmental effect, environmental protection agency, epa, geologist, geotechnical, glacier, water, water engineer


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