Civil Staff Engineer

Are you an engineer looking for a fast-paced dynamic firm where you have direct input to the highest level in the organization, get to work on exciting projects and have the opportunity and encouragement to grow both personally and professionally?  If so, we would like you on our team. We are a specialized engineering and planning firm with a team of highly capable and passionate people.  We come to work excited about the next challenge, supporting each other so that we are all successful together. We work with award winning architects and landscape architects to create iconic spaces that we are proud to visit and share when construction is complete.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA.)  Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning Divisions provide consulting services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects.

As a Civil Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for specific engineering and design tasks as part of a project team in which you will utilize your education, training and experience to solve engineering problems, perform calculations, and transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. Technical areas of design work include sustainable site design, storm water mitigation measures, grading, utility layout, pavement design, roadway geometry as well as hydraulic, hydrologic and earthwork calculations.

Salary Range: $70,000 to $85,000

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • California E.I.T. certification (or in the process of obtaining) and the ability to pursue and obtain a California Professional Engineering license (P.E.)
  • Internships, relevant work experience and advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be familiar with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience in Hydraulics and Hydrology, and familiarity with Low Impact Development (LID) measures.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently and meet project deadlines.

Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” sixteen times. We work a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. Employees also have the option to work from home one day a week (after 90-days).

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Civil Project Engineer

Are you an engineer looking for a fast-paced dynamic firm where you have direct input to the highest level in the organization, get to work on exciting projects and have the opportunity and encouragement to grow both personally and professionally?  If so, we would like you on our team. We are a specialized engineering and planning firm with a team of highly capable and passionate people.  We come to work excited about the next challenge, supporting each other so that we are all successful together. We work with award winning architects and landscape architects to create iconic spaces that we are proud to visit and share when construction is complete.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA.)  Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning Divisions provide consulting services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects. Our Civil Engineering division is currently recruiting for Project Engineer position with strong technical skills and site development experience.

As an engineer at Summit, you will be responsible for non-routine or complex tasks and assignments working on project teams in which education, training, and experience are used to solve engineering problems and develop engineering designs. Works with a Project Manager to accomplish the tasks associated with the project. Works independently to plan, execute, and monitor engineering tasks necessary to complete a project.

Salary Range: $95,000 to $140,000

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in relevant engineering discipline with appropriate coursework, or equivalent education and experience.
  • California P.E. is desired, or in process of obtaining.
  • Ability to work on several projects
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge, and is capable of producing drawings in, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Proficient with the use of computers including spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively on a project team.
  • Ability to plan ones’ own time and manage the time of others, as Demonstrates good time management skills.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently, and exercise sound engineering judgment.
  • Understands applicable code requirements and engineering concepts. Able to perform engineering design and detailing for complex projects.
  • Understands agency submittal requirements and permitting processes.

Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” sixteen times. We work a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. Employees also have the option to work from home one day a week (after 90-days).

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Electrical Staff Engineer

Are you an engineer looking for a fast-paced dynamic firm where you have direct input to the highest level in the organization, get to work on exciting projects and have the opportunity and encouragement to grow both personally and professionally?  If so, we would like you on our team. We are a specialized engineering and planning firm with a team of highly capable and passionate people.  We come to work excited about the next challenge, supporting each other so that we are all successful together. We work with award winning architects and landscape architects to create iconic spaces that we are proud to visit and share when construction is complete.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA.)  Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning Divisions provide consulting services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects.

As an Electrical Staff Engineer in our Electrical and Lighting Division, you will utilize your education and gain experience working on the lighting design and power distribution aspects of building projects.  The individual we’re seeking comes with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Client service and quality design engineering is paramount to what Summit Engineering is about.

Salary Range: $70,000 to $85,000

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in lighting design and /or power distribution and electrical building systems
  • Previous related internship experience preferred
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification (or in the process of obtaining)
  • Ability to pursue and obtain a California E.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficiency with lighting design software programs (AGI, Visual or similar)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well on a project team

Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” sixteen times. We work a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. Employees also have the option to work from home one day a week (after 90-days).

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Electrical Project Engineer

Power Distribution and Lighting Design! Summit Engineering, Inc. in Sonoma  County, CA is seeking an experienced project engineer to join our Electrical/Lighting Division. We are a leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery and other projects throughout California. As a project engineer, you will provide design engineering and project management on winery, custom residential, restaurants, apartment buildings and other commercial building type projects.

Salary Range: $95,000 to $140,000

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution or lighting design.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer is preferred.
  • Minimum five years of related electrical engineering experience.
  • Experience working with Bay Area/Northern California clients a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to delegate work effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and budgets, and meet project deadlines.
  • Experience in business development with proven expertise in relationship building.
  • Understands the capabilities and demonstrates a working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Technical competency in design and engineering for the following technical areas:
    • Power distribution systems (480V and below)
    • Coordination of electrical utility company services
    • Short circuit analysis
    • Emergency power distribution systems
    • Lighting design
    • Lighting control systems
    • Title 24 Lighting
    • Telephone/data systems design

Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” sixteen times. We work a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. Employees also have the option to work from home one day a week (after 90-days).

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Electrical Project Manager

Power Distribution and Lighting Design! Summit Engineering, Inc. in Sonoma County, CA is seeking a professionally licensed electrical engineer with proven project management and leadership skills to join our Electrical/Lighting Division. This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and design engineering on winery, custom residential, restaurants, apartment buildings and other commercial building type projects.

As an Electrical Engineering Project Manager, you will serve as the firm’s direct contact with the client and will be responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients. You will be responsible for design team leadership, internal project organization, preparing project proposals, design engineering, scheduling and budgeting, as well as business development and generating new work for the firm. The job requires getting things done quickly, handling a variety of activities, and effectively delegating to others. Being able to purposely drive toward results while problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential.

Salary Range: $120,000 to $160,000

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution or lighting design.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer.
  • Minimum seven years of related project management and engineering experience.
  • Experience working with Bay Area/Northern California clients a plus.
  • Experience managing and mentoring technical staff.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to oversee the work of others and delegate work effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and budgets, and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to coordinate in-house and/or external consultant-based design teams.
  • Experience in business development with proven expertise in relationship building.
  • Understands the capabilities and demonstrates a working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Technical competency in design and engineering for the following technical areas:
  • Power distribution systems (480V and below)
  • Coordination of electrical utility company services
  • Short circuit analysis
  • Emergency power distribution systems
  • Lighting design
  • Lighting control systems
  • Title 24 Lighting
  • Telephone/data systems design

Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” sixteen times. We work a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. Employees also have the option to work from home one day a week (after 90-days).

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Planner

The Planner is an integral member of the project team responsible for assisting Project Managers and other staff with preparation, submittal, and facilitation functions of various permits. There is a need for an effective communicator, someone who can stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns. Detail work is a major focus of the job, and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently.

Salary Range: $70,000 to $90,000

Requirements

  • Exhibits an understanding of the California Environmental Quality Act as it relates to discretionary permits.
  • Understands code requirements and can interpret their applicability.
  • Basic understanding of project design workflow, Summit and other consultants’ roles on typical projects, and government agencies’ roles on projects.
  • Ability to read and understand mapping and facility construction drawings to identify information relevant to the project.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrates follow through on assigned tasks and meets project deadlines.
  • Two to five years’ experience, including internships.
  • Degree in planning and/or related field preferred.

Our Company and our Culture:

Our firm has been voted in the North Bay Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” seventeen years and counting by our staff. We operate on a 9/80 schedule allowing every other Friday off as well as a work from home schedule of one day a week. With a fully stocked kitchen, weekly breakfasts, monthly “Wine Down” staff meetings, and a commitment to high quality work and long-term client relationships, Summit Engineering is a welcoming, driven, and collaborate environment.

We are a close network of committed professionals with high expectations of ourselves and one another and help each other to achieve those expectations. We enjoy our work and we like our clients. We dress casually. We treat each other with respect. We have a sense of humor. We are on time. We understand people have full lives. We trust one another. And we think Summit is an awesome place to work.

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Structural Project Manager

Summit Engineering is looking for a professionally licensed engineer with project management skills, or a project engineer ready to take the next step in their career to join our structural division. At Summit, Project Managers lead design teams to execute the design of complex projects, organize the efforts of project teams, prepare project proposals, and lead design engineering in their discipline of expertise, manage schedules and budgets, as well as perform business development and generate new work for the firm.

The job requires an emphasis in low rise, high complexity buildings that involve common construction material such as steel, concrete, wood, and masonry, and uncommon materials such as aluminum, and stainless steel.

This unique individual comes with a passion for what they do, an enthusiastic attitude, and the ability to work efficiently with a team while managing many tasks in a fast-paced environment. This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and hands-on design engineering on winery, brewery, custom residential, resort, commercial, and water/wastewater treatment projects. Communication with clients and providing them with quality and creative design solutions are paramount to the success of our firm. The position is located in Santa Rosa, CA, about 90 minutes north of San Francisco.

SALARY RANGE: $120,000 to $160,000

Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in structural design.
  • California Professional Engineering License (P.E. or S.E.).
  • 6+ years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • 2+ years project management experience, including proposal preparation, project staffing, scheduling, monitoring scope and budgets, and construction document preparation. An exceptional candidate who does not have previous project management experience may spend some time in a project engineer role to become familiar with the Summit procedures and projects before being moved into a project management role.
  • Experience in the design of wood-framed, concrete and steel-framed structures, including commercial and high-end residential projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.

Our Company and our Culture:

Our firm has been voted in the North Bay Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” seventeen years and counting by our staff. We operate on a 9/80 schedule allowing every other Friday off as well as a work from home schedule of one day a week. With a fully stocked kitchen, weekly breakfasts, monthly “Wine Down” staff meetings, and a commitment to high quality work and long-term client relationships, Summit Engineering is a welcoming, driven, and collaborate environment.

We are a close network of committed professionals with high expectations of ourselves and one another and help each other to achieve those expectations. We enjoy our work and we like our clients. We dress casually. We treat each other with respect. We have a sense of humor. We are on time. We understand people have full lives. We trust one another. And we think Summit is an awesome place to work.

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Summer Internship

9-Week Summer Paid Internship Program for Civil, Structural, Water/Wastewater, and Electrical Engineers, as well as Planning Majors

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a leading multi-discipline design engineering firm in Northern California. Summit invests in our future talent through a dedicated, paid summer internship program. The internship program is geared for college-level students in the fields of Civil, Structural, Water/Wastewater, and Electrical Engineering, as well as Planning and Permitting. Our team will welcome your collaboration and involvement, and will provide you with a continual learning environment, competitive salary, high-quality support, and opportunities to further grow your career.

Our 9-week internship program includes a Monday through Thursday schedule with curriculum and activities curated by practicing engineers. You will be immersed within the division of your focus, working side-by-side engineers to learn and gain knowledge that can only be obtained with hands-on experience. You will also have the opportunity to learn about other disciplines and how they relate to each other on a project-level basis. Our training objectives include hard and soft skills unique to engineering professionals, preparing you to step confidently into an engineering profession after you graduate.

Schedule: June 17 – August 15, 2024

Pay Rate: $25/hour

  • Introduction / Summer program outline
  • Planning / Contracts
  • Civil Engineering / Building Codes
  • Water/Wastewater Engineering / Technical Writing / Client Communication
  • Structural Engineering / Standard of Care
  • Electrical Engineering / CA Process
  • Engineering Administration
  • The Business of Engineering

To be successful in this role, you will be a self-starter who can work both collaboratively and independently, have excellent communication skills, and take pride in a job well done. Above all, we are looking for a high level of self-motivation, energy, and confidence. We will provide you with a professional, friendly, and inclusive culture based on our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respectful Relationships, Client Service, Personal and Professional Growth, Optimism, Teamwork, and Innovation.

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Water/Wastewater Project Engineer

Make a splash in our Water/Wastewater Engineering Division! Summit Engineering has an opening for a experienced Project Engineer in our Water/Wastewater Division.  Join a team of engineers who focus on water treatment and delivery, and wastewater treatment and reuse. This Division is recognized as water and wastewater experts in the North Bay and specifically within the wine industry for its work on one-of-a-kind and first-of-a-kind facilities. We offer a diverse range of services and are contracted to perform challenging projects.  Summit’s market areas such as wineries, breweries, residential, municipal, commercial and industrial facilities.

Besides regular benefits, our employees enjoy things like a Weekly Breakfast, Monthly Wine Downs, Health & Wellness and FUN committee activities throughout the year, continued education, and more.  Plus – we work on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off! In addition, staff have the opportunity to work from home one day a week (after intro period).

Salary Range: $95,000 to $140,000

Requirements

  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical or other related technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Aptitude/experience with fundamentals of micro-biological processes, kinetics, and water-wastewater chemistry.
  • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, and aeration equipment.
  • Operations/system start-up experience is a plus.
  • Strong math/modeling skills to perform to mass balances.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and /or Civil 3D.
  • Ability to create P&ID drawings, understand controls integration, and write control narratives.
  • A California Professional Engineering license (P.E.), or in the process of obtaining.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without OPT or visa; and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Company Description:

Summit Engineering, Inc. has been selected as one of “The Best Places to Work in the North Bay” for sixteen years. We are a vibrant, multi-discipline engineering firm located in Santa Rosa, CA in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County.  We have divisions in civil, structural, water/wastewater, planning and electrical engineering.  Our firm is the leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery projects throughout California, and has been in business for 45 years.  Summit is known for our excellent, long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work.

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Water/Wastewater Project Manager

Make a splash in our Water/Wastewater Engineering Division! Summit Engineering has an opening for a experienced Project Manager in our Water/Wastewater Division. Join a team of engineers who focus on water treatment and delivery, and wastewater treatment and reuse. This Division is recognized as water and wastewater experts in the North Bay and specifically within the wine industry for its work on one-of-a-kind and first-of-a-kind facilities. We offer a diverse range of services and are contracted to perform challenging projects.  Summit’s market areas such as wineries, breweries, residential, municipal, commercial and industrial facilities.

Besides regular benefits, our employees enjoy things like a Weekly Breakfast, Monthly Wine Downs, Health & Wellness and FUN committee activities throughout the year, continued education, and more.  Plus – we work on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off! In addition, staff have the opportunity to work from home one day a week (after intro period).

Salary Range: $120,000 to $160,000

Requirements

  • 5 to 10 years of wastewater design engineering experience, showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Successful experience managing others and leading an engineering design team through all phases of project design.
  • Strong wastewater engineering design experience, including:
    • Thorough understanding of water/wastewater treatment processes including biological treatment.
    • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, aeration equipment, boilers/hot water heaters, HVAC systems, heat exchangers.
    • Experience with above grade piping design.
    • Ability to perform heating and cooling requirements calculations for wastewater treatment processes is ideal.
  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E. certification required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible to work in the U.S.

Company Description:

Summit Engineering, Inc. has been selected as one of “The Best Places to Work in the North Bay” for sixteen years. We are a vibrant, multi-discipline engineering firm located in Santa Rosa, CA in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County.  We have divisions in civil, structural, water/wastewater, planning and electrical engineering.  Our firm is the leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery projects throughout California, and has been in business for 45 years.  Summit is known for our excellent, long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work.

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