Since 1978, GMS, Inc., Consulting Engineers has been dedicated to serving small rural communities by listening, creating, and facilitating new infrastructure that can literally breathe life into the community. Please see our website for more details: https://www.gmsengr.com/
Water Resources Engineer Mission: to serve a critical role for rural and underprivileged communities through the design of water, wastewater, drainage, or roadway infrastructure projects to meet critical infrastructure needs.
You feel strongly that many communities are underserved and want to make an impact with your abilities
Reliable water infrastructure is something you believe all communities deserve
Corporate America is not your cup of tea; you want a career with more meaning
You gain deep satisfaction in working through problems
Small communities have limited resources and you like to think creatively on the best way to implement a project to minimize capital and operation costs
The intricacies of water infrastructure system lifecycles intrigue you
You easily interpret regulations and translate them into layman’s terms
You enjoy a team environment where you both create and generate designs and appropriately delegate work
Water Resources Engineer Expectations:
You will be responsible for planning, analysis, evaluation, design, and coordination for small projects, or as part of a team on larger projects, such as municipal water and wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, water distribution system improvements, drainage, etc.
You will use your communication skills to correspond with small communities to obtain data and write about the findings in a way that is clearly understood by all
You will convey findings, typically through public speaking, at Town Board meetings.
You will be involved in the analysis of pipe hydraulics, pump system design, equipment selection, and alternative evaluations on various projects.
Must be willing to take on a variety of tasks over and above your job description to serve our small town clients with a variety of infrastructure related challenges
Facilitate communication between all stakeholders, before, during, and after construction
Responsibility for permitting will be on your shoulders; you will be walking through the permitting process at every stage to ensure the project has received all necessary clearances
B. S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
4-7 years of experience in civil engineering or environmental engineering, with water resources experience preferred
Licensed as a professional engineer in the State of Colorado or eligible to be licensed through application by reciprocity or by exam within 6 months
Proficiency in AutoCAD with focused experience in Civil 3D and/or Plant 3D
Have the ability to work with and mentor younger engineers
Experience in the design of complex water and wastewater projects a plus
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent upon experience.
About GMS, Inc., Consulting Engineers
For 42 years, GMS, Inc., Consulting Engineers has been providing engineering, planning, surveying and construction administration to our clients throughout Colorado. GMS, Inc. focuses solely on water, wastewater, storm water, drainage and roadway infrastructure for towns, cities, counties, special districts and non-profit associations. In most all cases, we are the “engineer-of-record” for the entities that we represent.
GMS, Inc.’s office is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the foot of Pikes Peak. Our team of professionals provides quality, professional engineering services to address our client’s goals and objectives. We are able to respond quickly, accurately and efficiently to their needs addressing day-to-day operational issues and concerns.