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Career Opportunity – Environmental Planner

October 16, 2019

Bowen Collins & Associates is currently seeking a full-time environmental planner to join our team in our Draper, Utah office.

Environmental Planner (2-5 Years’ experience)

As an environmental planner, you will have the opportunity to work under the direction of a Senior Landscape Architect, environmental scientists and engineers on projects related to environmental document preparation, technical writing, and design, and you will be expected to:

Job Description-

  1. Conduct routine site evaluations, field work, and analysis using approved procedures appropriate for your discipline
  2. Assist in identifying issues and problem solving, including reviewing regulations as appropriate
  3. Utilize spreadsheets and various computer software programs related to your discipline, including Land FX, CAD, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office
  4. Stay current with the primary technical literature for your degreed discipline
  5. Organize and present data and illustrations suitable for reports and client presentations
  6. Write clear and concise technical reports and technical memoranda
  7. Develop plans that include plantings plans, site plans as well as illustrations/renderings, environmental documents, environmental permit applications and field data sheets
  8. Assist with client marketing efforts and proposal development, as directed
  9. Perform all work in accordance with standard company and client Health & Safety protocols
  10. Ensure that all your work is reviewed before it is delivered in draft of final.

Requirements-

  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Bioregional Planning, Environmental Planning or a closely related field is desired.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, strong attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
  • AutoCAD, Land F/X, Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, SketchUp, Lumion, Microsoft Suite.
  • Design and drawing skills.
  • Experience completing field work such as wetland delineations and environmental clearances.
  • Strong understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act.

To apply-

  • Resume with cover letter
  • A technical writing samples
  • GIS or other map illustrating field work results
  • Three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)

Please send requested materials to jobs@bowencollins.com.

 

Career Opportunities – Structural Project Engineer, Water Resources Engineer, Junior Network Administrator, Power Distribution Engineer

October 11, 2019

Structural Project Engineer

The majority of these projects will be associated with water and wastewater infrastructure and require the application of general engineering principles to highly indeterminate structures. Projects also include some bridge applications for standard AASHTO vehicles and special equipment. Common materials consist of steel, concrete, masonry, and timber. Most assignments will require a working knowledge of IBC, ACI, ASCE 7, AWWA, and AASHTO design codes as applicable to potable water and wastewater treatment and storage, storm water facilities, large equipment foundations, industrial and maintenance buildings, and office facilities. Familiarity with design in high-seismic conditions is essential. Should be familiar with software currently being used in this effort, which includes Excel, Staad Pro, RAM, Enercalc, AutoCAD, and LEAP applications. Position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain and coordinate structural requirements with non-structural members of a project team, including drafting personnel and working under general supervision.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience, and an SE license (16 hr NCEES Exam) in Utah or the ability to obtain such within six months of hire.

Education:

Requires a 4-year degree in Civil or Structural engineering

Benefits offered:
• Paid time off
• Health insurance
• Dental insurance
• Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
• Other types of insurance
• Retirement benefits

Apply method: Email (jobs@bowencollins.com)

Water Resources/Drainage Engineer

The successful candidate for this position should have the following minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
Knowledge of the water resources industry and technology trends, including all aspects of water resource systems from studies through construction. 4-6 years of experience.
Understanding of hydraulics and hydrology.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be capable of working efficiently with clients, contractors, regulatory agencies, and internal staff.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Proficiency with a variety of hydraulic and hydrologic computer modeling programs.
Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or Micro Station preferred and is a plus.

Benefits:

Paid time off, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs, Other types of insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts

Salary:

D.O.E.

Apply method: Email (jobs@bowencollins.com)

Junior Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

1. Build and set up computer networks by physically installing, connecting and configuring equipment.

2. Install and configure network software, including security software and protections.

3. Set up access permissions and issue ids, configure firewalls and reset passwords.

4. Assist in selecting and purchasing new equipment and software.

5. Manage receipt of equipment and software and maintain license and support contract documentation.

6. Maintain network and communication hardware and software inventories, including disposing of equipment no longer needed according to policy.

7. Comply with all accepted change control procedures.

8. Participate in troubleshooting network outages or performance issues.

9. Support telecom equipment and other connected devices.

10. Schedule the installation of firmware patches and updates to all network devices and software.

11. Perform network security measures and monitor for threats.

12. Manage file servers and scheduled back-ups.

13. Administer access rights and permissions as required by the business.

14. Assign network addresses and implement protocol

15. Provide as-needed technical assistance to end-users or the Help Desk.

16. Other tasks as assigned.

Apply method: Email (jobs@bowencollins.com)

Power Distribution Engineer

Responsibilities: Power Distribution Engineer

  • Design and manage major projects such as new equipment installation, upgrades, etc.
  • Analyze project requirements, identify and address design parameters, review engineering challenges and ensure solutions are timely and within budget.
  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines, vendors, local utility company, consultants, corporate personnel, and manage external contractors on installations and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with electrical safety standards such as NFPA 70E; this includes arc flash studies, providing technical guidance on electrical safe work practices, and training personnel on electrical safety. Creating design specifications and complete all needed documentation. Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed.
  • Design and troubleshoot electrical distribution systems, including experience with electrical distribution equipment such as switchgear, distribution transformers, protective relays, motor control centers, motors, adjustable speed drives, and industrial lighting.
  • Familiarity with PLC programming and energy monitoring software.
  • Develop and administer site electrical practices, procedures, and preventative maintenance and reliability programs.
  • Give technical guidance on electrical design and installation for maintenance and production equipment capital projects.

Project Management:

  • Project assignments may include planning, designing, materials procurement, project management and project accounting (budgeting, estimating, forecasting). Assist with engineering studies and investigations and in preparation of oral and written reports.
  • Electrical, software design for automation and safety systems. Maintain project scope/schedule and identify scope creep.
  • Create documentation such as training documents, program backup, network diagrams, electrical drawings, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering & 5 + years related job experience
  • Designing electrical control system knowledge for automated equipment
  • Understanding of relevant electrical requirements and machine safety standards
  • Strong technically hands-on oriented engineer with clearly demonstrated experience and a track record of deploying modern power systems.
  • Understanding of industry trends, direction and standards that guide new technology offerings, and uses technology and market intelligence to provide strategic recommendations on initiatives to achieve business objectives.
  •  Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.

 Apply method: Email (jobs@bowencollins.com)

 

 

 

 

 

Annual BC&A Family Summer BBQ

August 29, 2019

A few days ago, BC&A employees and their families were able to gather to eat food, mingle, play games, and enjoy a summer evening away from work. It is always one of our favorite events because we are able to catch up with families we might not often see. We are always reminded that the main reason we do what we do is for our families and loved ones. We appreciate all who put in time and effort to make this year’s BBQ a huge success.

PSMJ 2019 Circle of Excellence Recognition

August 28, 2019

For the third year in a row, BC&A has been included on PSMJ’s Circle of Excellence list. This inclusion highlights firms that demonstrate excellence in areas such as productivity, business development, staff growth, and turnover. We are so honored to be included on this list. Click the link below to see more about this recognition:

PSMJ Resources Announces the Top-Performing Architecture and Engineering Firms for 2019

Volunteer Service Day with Salt Lake County

May 30, 2019

A few weeks ago, staff from BC&A were able to volunteer some time to work with Salt Lake County on installing benches and beautifying the surrounding areas in a handful of spots along the Jordan River Trail. In all, our teams installed five benches and cleared weeds from around the bench areas.

We had an absolute blast