Under general direction of the Infrastructures Services Civil Engineering Department Manager or other assigned responsible management, supervises and performs responsible professional office and field engineering work, including major design projects or major construction projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Prepares and/or supervises technicians in preparing detailed plans and specifications related to civil engineering projects, such as roads, bridges, sewer and storm drainage, water supply, structures or related facilities.
Interact with other engineering disciplines on multi-discipline projects
Prepares proposals, specifications, cost estimates, and contract documents for engineering projects.
Performs or supervises engineering inspection of construction of civil engineering projects.
Performs or supervises the testing of construction materials.
Prepares engineering reports on the progress and completion of engineering projects.
May supervise or direct the conduct of field surveys preliminary to project design.
Secures data, prepares reports, and makes presentations for internal staff or external client/customer meetings on proposed projects.
Performs other related functions as assigned or apparent.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices applied to project design and construction.
Extensive knowledge of the basic principles and practices of engineering field and office work, including drafting and surveying.
Extensive knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and materials used in construction of civil engineering projects.
Ability to plan and direct the work of engineering technicians and other staff.
Ability to make difficult engineering computations, estimates and designs.
Ability to prepare and interpret plans and specifications and to perform or supervise the engineering inspection of project construction.
Ability to make precise survey measurements and to make and interpret survey calculations.
Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate and interact with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and clients/customers.
Education: Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering. (Extensive experience in civil engineering or related field and classification as Licensed or Registered Professional Engineer may be substituted for required education.)
Experience: Five years experience in professional civil engineering design and construction or other related engineering work. Must be a Licensed or Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Minnesota and/or Wisconsin, or have the ability to obtain same within six months of employment.
Requirements: Applicant must have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations.
This position is based out of our headquarters in Duluth, MN with an option of working remotely.
Internal Number: 0514
About Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.
Krech Ojard & Associates, Consulting Engineers, is a progressive firm providing complete engineering and architectural services to private clients, industrial, and government agencies.
Since this firm’s formation in 1984, as an extension of the private practices of its two original principals, David Krech, P.E. and Richard Ojard, P.E., the firm has grown to encompass the multi-disciplinary talents of a versatile team of Engineers, Architects, and other professionals, quickly becoming one of the region’s most distinguished design and consulting firms supporting multiple markets.
Krech Ojard’s main office is located in Duluth, Minnesota. Our regional offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Eau Claire and Superior, Wisconsin provide enhanced geographic coverage to serve the needs of clients across the nation. We have the capability to take on projects spanning this continent as well as others and have worked successfully with international clients.
Krech Ojard was founded on the principle of providing exceptional service, design, and specialized technical expertise. We continue to be dedicated to our mission and our clients as we expand and enhance our services into the future.