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Open Positions

We are always interested in qualified individuals to contribute to the JR Engineering family.

JR Engineering has the below position(s) available.

Please send your resume to hrmanager@jrengineering.com

Recent Civil Engineering College Graduate
(Centennial, Colorado Springs & Genesee Offices)

Posted: February 22, 2022



Job Description

 

The qualified person will perform assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

The ideal candidate will conceive and develop solutions to engineering programs through the application of professionally accepted engineering techniques, practices and procedures. Ensures that engineering work conforms to high technical and organization standards and meets or exceeds all contract requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes.

  • Assists in the preparation of improvement plans, specifications, supporting documents and permit applications for subdivisions, commercial developments, multi-family developments and public works projects.

  • Assists in the preparation of calculations, such as storm drain, wastewater, water system, earthwork quantities, transportation, cost estimates and other supporting documentation for public and private projects.

  • Performs plan drafting using AutoCAD software.

  • Ensures the product ability of designs.

  • Other duties as assigned.​

Experience

  • Recent college graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

  • EIT / FE license preferred.

  • AutoCAD, and associated design software.

Party Chief

(Centennial Office)

Posted: February 4, 2022



Job Description


Responsible for leading a survey crew in completion of assigned tasks.  Ability to perform all types of survey projects including: Residential Surveys, Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, and Construction Staking.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain all field records including field notes, construction cut sheets and electronic data files

  • Ability to understand Land Surveys, Subdivision Plats, and Construction Plans and utilize this understanding in the completion of tasks via field calculations or QC of office calculations

  • Ability to plan projects and utilize best field procedures to complete tasks to the standard of quality expected as efficiently as possible

  • Reports to the Field Survey Manager the crew’s progress on a daily basis, and is responsible for the accuracy and productivity of the survey crew

  • Interfaces with clients and contractors on jobsites to keep abreast of their schedules and needs

  • Responsible for vehicle and survey equipment maintenance and cleanliness

  • Responsible for crew’s safety and ensures that training and equipment to do the job properly and safely are maintained

  • Responsible for the teaching and mentoring of the instrument operator assigned to the crew


 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Advanced technical survey knowledge

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to work alone or within a team setting

  • At least 2-4 years of field survey experience

  • Proficient in use of Trimble equipment, including Data Collector functions, GNSS systems, and Robotic Total Stations

 

Working Environment

  • Typically spends majority of time on project site (outdoors, possible heat, cold or inclement weather, presence of construction equipment and associated hazards)

  • Typically work on a project site requires strenuous walking and climbing on uneven terrain.  Requires ability to lift and carry surveying equipment and materials weighing up to 75 pounds.  Ability to use far vision for surveying activities and close vision (correctable for required accuracy) and ability to distinguish colors sufficient to read project maps and elevations.

Instrument Operator

(Centennial Office)

Posted: February 4, 2022



Job Description

 

Primarily responsible for assisting the Party Chief in completion of daily tasks including Boundary Surveys, TOPO Surveys and Construction staking.

Responsibilities

  • Assists Party Chief with field notes, calculations, cut sheets, and all other date pertinent to the field study

  • Assists in operation of survey equipment including set ups, tear downs, and staking out points or collecting information

  • Keeps field notes in the data collector or field book as necessary

  • Works with Party Chief to ensure accurate and efficient completion of assignments

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills

  • Must work well with a team and take direction well

  • Must possess an ability to learn Survey related skills and apply this knowledge to future tasks

  • At least 6 months field experience preferred

  • Prior knowledge of Trimble equipment preferred, including Data Collector functions, GNSS systems, and Robotic Total Stations

  • Prior experience is preferred but NOT NECESSARY

Working Environment

  • Typically spends majority of time on project site (outdoors, possible heat, cold or inclement weather, presence of construction equipment and associated hazards)

  • Typically work on a project site required strenuous walking and climbing on uneven terrain. 

  • Required ability to lift and carry surveying equipment and materials weighing up to 75 lbs.

  • Ability to use far vision for surveying activities and close vision (correctable for required accuracy) and ability to distinguish colors sufficient to read project maps and elevations

  • Stand in the sun behind the instrument for at least 8 hours a day

  • Carry bundles of iron rods and lathes throughout a job site

  • Hammer property corners into the ground (at least 100 a day)

  • Cut line through the woods with machetes, axes & chain saws

Project Engineer

(Centennial & Colorado Springs Offices)

Posted: February 3, 2022



Job Description

 

JR Engineering is seeking a Project Engineer for our Colorado Springs Land Development team. The candidate should be well-rounded, team oriented, and familiar with the local community and development process.

Responsibilities

  • Land development engineering design and production including grading, site layout, water, sewer plans, and storm/detention pond plans for residential subdivisions & commercial developments. Applicable reports, calculations, and modeling programs.

  • Planning, scheduling, and coordinating the work of the project team, including the coordination of the project with the review agencies

  • Carrying out and completing multiple project assignments through all project phases.

  • Assists in the preparation of improvement plans, specifications, supporting documents, and permit applications for subdivisions, commercial developments, multifamily developments, and public works projects.

  • Review work from peers to ensure sound and accurate designs, plans, and reports that meet all applicable criteria, client or project goals, and the high standard of quality that JR demands.

  • Provide meaningful direction, training, and guidance to younger staff to grow their knowledge and tool sets to build a strong team atmosphere and working relationships.

  • Proven ability serving as the liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and other consultants on the project team.

  • Efficient time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously and with minimal supervision to meet deadlines.

  • Strong verbal / written communication skills. Strong planning / organizational skills.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of civil engineering experience.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

  • PE License Preferred, EIT Required.

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

  • Broad multi-disciplinary knowledge in civil engineering including land development, transportation, water resources, wastewater, structural, and geotechnical topics

  • Strong technical knowledge with hydrology, hydraulics, utility design and associated modeling software (StormCAD, CUHP, EPA SWMM, and HEC-RAS experience preferred)

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution, analytical, and time and resource management skills.

  • Knowledge of Colorado Springs & surrounding jurisdictional approval process is a plus.

Office Surveyor I

(Centennial Office)

Posted: January 18, 2022



Job Description


Responsible for daily production of survey documents; and participates with the Project Surveyor/Project Lead in planning and oversight of multiple projects to meet budgetary and timeline targets.  Create survey documents and calculations for public/private sector construction projects and assist with various types of surveys such as topographic, right-of-way, and control surveys under state guidelines. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare boundary surveys, topographic/design surveys, as-built record documents for municipal/client distribution and field staff use.

  • Construction calculation preparation and project reference document/field data organization.

  • Demonstrate high attention for completeness and accuracy as well as document quality control.

  • Proficiency with reading/interpretation of construction and legal documents.

  • Identifies solutions to technical survey problems, errors in surveys, plans, filing documents.

  • Tracking and reporting on status of technical tasks to the Project Surveyor and/or Project Leads.

  • Frequent backup/technical reference for direct Supervisor and other inter-department Project Surveyors and/or Project Leads.


 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.

  • Comprehend technical and legal documents such as construction plans and deeds.

  • Strong mathematical skills.

  • Strong verbal/written communication and organizational skills.

  • Must work well with a team, take direction well, and possess a strong willingness to learn.

  • Accurately resolve issues in fast pace environment under minimal supervision.

  • Driven individual seeking to achieve one’s goals.

 

Experience

  • 2-4 years of land survey experience required.

  • Proficiency with Auto CAD Civil 3D required. 

  • Trimble Business Center and GIS knowledge is a plus.

  • MS suite proficiency is a plus. 

  • LSIT preferred but not required.

Working Environment

  • Normal office environment.  Infrequent visits to field sites and client offices as necessary.

  • Ability to understand and be understood in the English language, both orally and in writing.

  • Distinguish colors sufficiently to read project maps and elevations. 

  • Ability to spend significant periods of time (6 to 8 hours/day) working at a computer station.

Planner/Landscape Architect

(Fort Collins Office)

Posted: October 8, 2021



Job Description
 

JR Engineering is currently seeking applicants to fill a Planning and Landscape Architects position in our Fort Collins, CO office.  The JR Team consists of innovative design professionals who are passionate about meeting our client’s goals and exceeding their expectations through team work, technical expertise and design excellence.

Responsibilities

  • Site design, subdivision/community and site amenity design

  • Initial duties will include assisting various project teams with site analysis, site and subdivision design, landscape architecture, and construction document preparation for a variety of private and public sector projects

  • Applicants can also expect involvement in the production of site design plan and perspective graphics, design details both hand-drawn and digital rendering, design presentations and reports


 

Qualifications

  • BSLA / BLA or higher degree in Landscape Architecture and/or Planning

  • Registration & RLA License a Plus

  • Mid-Level 5-7 years of experience

  • Experience in preparation of presentation plan graphics and site and landscape construction documents

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as ability to professionally interface with clients, consultants,
    engineers and other project team members

  • Ability to work on multiple projects

  • Exceptional time management skills

  • Ability to work within a fast-paced multidisciplinary team environment

  • Strong graphic skills, with an emphasis on both hand and computer generated graphics

  • Use of AutoCad 3D, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft Office

  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and creative skills

  • Interest in and direct experience in land development planning and entitlements, including researching zoning codes and development ordinances, jurisdictional submittals requirements, etc.

  • Familiarity and knowledge of Colorado plant materials

  • Familiar with and competent with the respective software necessary to execute these duties as well as with AutoCad 3D

Construction Field Engineer I

(Centennial Office)

Posted: September 24, 2021



Job Description


JR Engineering is accepting applications for a Construction Engineer I for our Centennial, CO office. The candidate should have an interest and experience with land development, water and transportation projects.

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide daily site inspections to verify compliance with approved plans, specifications and codes for land development projects

  • Coordinate in the field with clients/owners, consultants, contractors, designers and regulatory agencies

  • Measure and record pay quantities

  • Prepare daily reports

  • Review the Contractor's schedule

  • Labor compliance

  • Coordinate 3rd-party material testing inspections

  • Review and provide input on potential change order and design change issues

  • Maintain project records

  • Manage project photographic records

  • Verification of field surveys


 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

  • Internship Field Engineer experience or directly related experience in land, roadway and utility construction

  • Familiarity with regulatory agencies and with federal and state design processes desirable

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills