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TalenTrust Sr. Water / Wastewater Engineer in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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. Water/Wastewater Engineer to join their growing Water/Wastewater 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

SGM is seeking a full-time experienced Water/Wastewater engineer in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This position requires a degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering and progressive experience in water and/or wastewater design and consulting work.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide technical leadership and project management for Water/Wastewater projects

  • Raw water supply evaluations

  • Drinking water regulations consulting

  • Pumping and treatment system testing

  • Wastewater collection evaluations

  • Wastewater discharge regulation 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.

  • CDPHE (preferred), Safe Drinking Water Act, and Clean Water Act regulatory-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

ID: 2021-4850

External Company Name: TalenTrust LLC

External Company URL:

Street: 118 W Sixth Street