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HNTB Engineer III in Kansas City, Missouri

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a meaningful career while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity involves taking care of the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans, and specifications for assigned projects. This position works closely with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design, and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures, and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge, experience, and client relationships to assist in the execution and evaluation of project designs. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project execution using current drawing and technical tools, programs, and software. May mentor, train, and review the work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a team member, you will contribute to the successful delivery of a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.

What You'll Do:

  • Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.

  • Assist in the development of project specifications.

  • Responsible for development of discipline specific engineering project elements/deliverables such as reports, designs, and plans.

  • Aids in the coordination and productivity of project team members.

  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineering project team members.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and on multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs quality control reviews of discipline - specific engineering project elements/deliverables.

  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience, or

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 year of relevant experience, or

  • PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience

What You'll Bring:

  • Performs reviews of RFPs, drainage studies preliminary plans and other owner’s documents and develops project drainage design criteria and fee estimates.

  • Collects and analyses data necessary to complete design.

  • Analyzes hydrology and defines runoff, evaluates existing drainage systems, determine points of collection and conveyance routing.

  • Creates drainage models, designs inlets, pipes, culverts, ditches, ponds, swales, bridge drainage and river modeling for bridge hydraulic and scour studies.

  • Manages task level of effort to deliver quality design products on time, on budget, to the clients’ satisfaction, and in compliance with the contract.

  • Work with other disciplines to ensure designs are complimentary.

  • Mentor and develop engineering skills of junior engineering staff.

  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Preferred location is the Kansas City, MO office, but could be located in other HNTB offices for the right person.

  • Travel 50%

What We Prefer:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering

  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification

  • Design Build project leadership experience

  • Strong communication skills including written technical reports and oral presentations

  • Proficiency with Bentley and AutoCAD design products

  • Working knowledge of common industry drainage design software platforms such as: InRoads Storm & Sanitary, Geopak Drainage, StormCAD, HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), HEC-HMS, PondPack, SWMM

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-19136