GEI a Way of Life

When you’re doing what you love and working with great people, work becomes less like a job, and more like a way of life. Here at GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI) we have been fostering growth and creativity for nearly 50 years. Our culture is one of collaboration and support. If you are passionate about your field, excited about learning, and constantly looking for ways to innovate, we’d love to have you join the GEI family. 

Who are we?

GEI is an employee-owned, leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #88 in the ENR top 500 (2020). We partner with hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries. We are sought out for our ideas, our creativity, and most of all, for the quality and character of our people. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here.

Job Description

The Dams Practice Leader will promote, plan, and implement the Rocky Mountain Branch Dams practice mission and vision to serve our existing clients, develop new clientele, and collaborate amongst our National Practice Leaders to implement regional and corporate initiatives. Reporting to the Branch or Regional Manager, this position will coordinate technical services and staff within the Dams practice to foster collaboration across the branch and region. Manage projects and clients within the practice.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Set the overall strategy and vision to reinforce and expand the Rocky Mountain Dams Practice
  • Identify, develop, pursue, and win opportunities with new and existing clients within Colorado, the Rocky Mountain region, and nationwide
  • Plan, coordinate, direct, and supervise design teams in the design of water infrastructure projects such as dams, spillways, outlet works, hydroelectric facilities, and fish passage facilities
  • Provide technical input and oversight in one or more of the following areas: structural design of concrete hydraulic structures, open channel/spillway hydraulics, embankment dam design, roller compacted concrete.
  • Resolve complex issues to benefit our clients
  • Manage local and national projects
  • May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including subconsultants.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required, or equivalent experience
  • 20+ years’ experience in design, project management, and construction of dams and/or hydropower projects
  • Registered professional civil engineer in Colorado (other states a plus)
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams
  • Qualified applicants will have experience managing projects with $1M-$20M contract value (<$5M-$100M construction value)
  • Understanding of regulatory and permitting environment in Colorado, including work under the jurisdiction of the Colorado Office of the State Engineer Dam Safety Branch and other federal agencies (BIA, USACE, FERC, etc)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in pursuing and winning opportunities for water clients in the Rocky Mountain region
  • Strong reputation in the Colorado market for dams and hydropower services
  • Over twenty years experience in Civil Engineering and Water Resources related fields.
  • We are seeking a civil engineer specializing in water resource engineering with strong analysis and design experience working on large civil works projects such as dams, pipelines, levees, canals, pump stations and related structures.
  • Ability to supervise and direct junior staff.
  • Experience with project management concepts and software. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Candidates should be thoroughly familiar with computerized applications including Microsoft software and structural and hydraulic engineering applications.
  • Knowledgeable of Colorado water institutions and issues is desirable, including the Colorado Division of Water Resources, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and local water providers.

Benefits

  • The salary range is $140,000-$170,000 (depending on experience) 
  • Bonus potential. 
  • Benefits found here.

Physical Job Requirements

 

 

Sedentary

     X

Light

 

Medium

 

Other

Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements

  Occasional

  (0-35% of            day)

      Frequent

  (33-66% of day)

   Continuous

   (67-100% of             day)

       Not        Applicable

Sitting

 

 

           X

 

Standing

         X

 

 

 

Walking

         X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

 

 

         X

Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)

 

 

 

         X

Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

 

 

 

        X

Carrying objects

 

 

 

        X

Push/pull

 

 

 

         X

Twisting

 

 

 

         X

Bending

         X

 

 

 

Reaching forward

         X

 

 

 

Reaching overhead

 

 

 

         X

Squat/kneel/crawl

 

 

 

         X

Wrist position deviation

        X

 

 

 

Pinching/fine motor skills

        X

 

 

 

Keyboard use/repetitive motion

 

 

          X

 

Taste or smell (taste=never)

 

 

 

         X

Talk or hear

 

          X

 

 

 

   Accurate           20/40

    Very Accurate             20/20

Not Applicable

 

Near Vision

 

          X

   

Far Vision

          X

 

 
       
 

Yes

No

Not Applicable

 

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X

     

Sensory Requirements

Minimal

Moderate

Accurate

Not Applicable

Depth perception

 

X

 

 

Hearing

 

X

 

 
       

Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens

 

X

Chemical

X

 

Airborne communicable diseases

 

X

Extreme temperatures

X

 

Radiation

 

X

Uneven surfaces or elevations

X

 

Extreme noise levels

X

 

Dust/particular matter

X

 

 

Other (exposure risks):

 

 

Usual workday hours:

 

8

X

10

 

12

 

Other work hours

       

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