Senior-level engineering position. Job duties for this position are widely varied and include responsibilities for planning, permitting, design, and construction management for a variety of water resources facilities projects, including several new major projects, as well as existing infrastructure.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide project management, construction management and engineering design oversight for water development projects, including the Windy Gap Firming Project and the Northern Integrated Supply Project. Responsibilities include, design analysis and review, project scheduling, contract administration, cost estimate evaluation, permit compliance, and participant relations.
Provide engineering analysis and review of existing Northern Water and Subdistrict infrastructure including but not limited to pipelines, canals, pump stations, and hydroelectric stations.
Develop project management controls including project scheduling and project plan development.
Document and manage project mitigation and permitting commitments.
Represent Northern Water in meetings, activities, negotiations, outreach, and other efforts related to duties above as assigned.
Direct and coordinate the activities of project personnel.
Other engineering duties and support as assigned.
The successful applicant must be a registered professional engineer in Colorado and have a minimum of 15 years’ of progressive responsibility and experience related to managing engineering design and construction of large scale water projects. In addition, candidates must have experience with water conveyance structures, including mechanical design of pipelines, pumping stations, and related appurtenances and/or have experience with geotechnical applications related to embankments and foundations.
About Northern Water
NCWCD, a public agency created in 1937, provides water for agricultural, municipal, domestic and industrial uses in northeastern Colorado.The District was established as the local agency to contract with the United States to build the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. The project stores water from the Colorado River headwaters in a series of reservoirs on Colorado's West Slope. Water is transported, via the 13-mile Alva B. Adams Tunnel, through the mountains to the District's seven-county service area on the East Slope.NCWCD encompasses 1.6 million acres in portions of Boulder, Larimer, Weld, Broomfield, Morgan, Logan, Washington and Sedgwick counties.