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 to join 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.

As a Civil Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for engineering and design tasks while working on a project team. The Staff Engineer solves engineering problems and prepares engineering documents. The Staff Engineer is responsible for planning and conducting work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. This role prepares or modifies drawings, specifications, calculations, and other engineering work in compliance with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices of Summit Engineering.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs limited engineering calculations and design using technical skills and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Documents.
  • At the direction of other engineers, prepares plans and engineering documents using AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Revit or other software.
  • Reviews sketches and/or detailed layout information from others for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications.
  • Performs engineering analysis using hand calculations; backchecks work with computer software to become familiar with software capabilities.
  • Prepares engineering reports and other documentation. Communicates clearly with the internal project team, as well as clients, contractors, and outside consultants as necessary.
  • Provides input to project team regarding project status on a regular basis.
  • Takes responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back checks work, communicates questions, and resolves discrepancies.
  • Works on multiple tasks concurrently. Monitors progress and communicates status to Project Manager or supervisor.
  • Utilized Summit technical standards for the creation of work products.
  • Attends offsite project meetings and construction site visits.
  • Actively participates in learning and development opportunities and engages in training related to the position.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent education and experience.
  • Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.) certification (or in the process of obtaining).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and is capable of producing drawings in 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.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with the use of computers including spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently, and meet project deadlines.
  • Understands applicable code requirements and engineering concepts. Able to perform engineering design and detailing for projects of limited complexity.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Civil Project Engineer

As a Civil Project Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for preparing all aspects of a construction document package and capable of independently making design decisions. The Project Engineer prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculation. They work with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, winemakers, and facility managers. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D is critical.  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: $95,000 to $160,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Staff Engineer:

  • Provides fee and time estimates for work product for use in proposal preparation.
  • Communicates project status to Project Manager or Sr. Project Engineer and project team. Monitors scope of services and reports to Project Manager when work activity is beyond defined work scope.
  • At the direction of Project Managers, prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculations for select portions of a project.
  • Prepares project drawings, calculations, and specifications requiring minimal Quality Management (QM) comments.
  • Familiar with most aspects of construction document preparation and capable of independently making design decisions or preparing proposed solutions for review and discussion with Project Managers.
  • Manages assigned tasks or projects to meet project budget requirements for the projects of the portions assigned.
  • Mentors Staff Engineers and/or other staff.
  • Keeps up with latest code and standard development by attending appropriate seminars or other learning opportunities.
  • Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job site, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions.
  • Responsible for coordinating with the client or consultant team to collect necessary design and coordination information for the completion of in scope engineering design and documents.
  • Able to act as a technical lead on multi-divisional tasks.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent education and experience.
  • California Professional Engineer (P.E.) is desired or in the process of obtaining.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be skilled with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience using hydrology and hydraulic design software such as Hydroflow, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, and HEC-RAS.
  • QSD/QSP certification and QISP certifications ideal.
  • Knowledge of sustainable site design practices.
  • Technical expertise in site development, grading, drainage and utilities.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with the use of spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively on a project team.
  • Ability to plan one’s own time and manage the time of others, as needed. 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.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Electrical Staff Engineer

As an Electrical Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for engineering and design tasks while working on a project team. The Staff Engineer solves engineering problems and prepares engineering documents. The Staff Engineer is responsible for planning and conducting work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. This role prepares or modifies drawings, specifications, calculations, and other engineering work in compliance with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices of Summit Engineering.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs limited engineering calculations and design using technical skills and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Documents.
  • At the direction of other engineers, prepares plans and engineering documents using AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Revit or other software.
  • Reviews sketches and/or detailed layout information from others for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications.
  • Performs engineering analysis using hand calculations; backchecks work with computer software to become familiar with software capabilities.
  • Prepares engineering reports and other documentation. Communicates clearly with the internal project team, as well as clients, contractors, and outside consultants as necessary.
  • Provides input to project team regarding project status on a regular basis.
  • Takes responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back checks work, communicates questions, and resolves discrepancies.
  • Works on multiple tasks concurrently. Monitors progress and communicates status to Project Manager or supervisor.
  • Utilized Summit technical standards for the creation of work products.
  • Attends offsite project meetings and construction site visits.
  • Actively participates in learning and development opportunities and engages in training related to the position.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 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 P.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
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Electrical Project Engineer

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

Salary Range: $95,000 to $160,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Staff Engineer:

  • Provides fee and time estimates for work product for use in proposal preparation.
  • Communicates project status to Project Manager or Sr. Project Engineer and project team. Monitors scope of services and reports to Project Manager when work activity is beyond defined work scope.
  • At the direction of Project Managers, prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculations for select portions of a project.
  • Prepares project drawings, calculations, and specifications requiring minimal Quality Management (QM) comments.
  • Familiar with most aspects of construction document preparation and capable of independently making design decisions or preparing proposed solutions for review and discussion with Project Managers.
  • Manages assigned tasks or projects to meet project budget requirements for the projects of the portions assigned.
  • Mentors Staff Engineers and/or other staff.
  • Keeps up with latest code and standard development by attending appropriate seminars or other learning opportunities.
  • Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job site, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions.
  • Responsible for coordinating with the client or consultant team to collect necessary design and coordination information for the completion of in scope engineering design and documents.
  • Able to act as a technical lead on multi-divisional tasks.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in lighting design and /or power distribution and electrical building systems
  • California Professional Engineer (P.E.) is desired or in the process of obtaining.
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge, and is capable of producing drawings in AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Proficient with the use of 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 one’s own time and manage the time of others, as needed. 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.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Electrical Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. 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 Project Manager at Summit, 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: $130,000 to $180,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Project Engineer:

  • Responsible for preparation of project proposals.
  • Establishes direction of work to be performed and holds staff accountable for executing on schedule and on budget.
  • Prepares project specifications including conditions of contract and General Conditions.
  • Performs and/or checks work performed by other staff.
  • Provides input to the Principal in Charge and the Division Manager regarding staffing decisions for a project.
  • Maintains close communication with the client, making the client aware of progress, problems, and scope changes. Develops a trusting relationship with the client.
  • Gives clear directions to others. Communicates clearly with staff, clients, contractors, and outside consultants.
  • Responsible for meeting project budget and schedule objectives and provides input to project team and Principal in Charge regarding status of project and budget. Takes action to seek approval for additional services prior to beginning work.
  • Performs regular operational tasks that support the overall health of the firm and inform the management team of firm performance (i.e., invoicing, backlog, contract management).
  • Provides mentoring and training for staff in Summit systems. Provides training or serves as resource to staff regarding engineering design principles and concepts and/or problem resolution.
  • Provides input to the management team regarding staff performance reviews and training needs.
  • Coordinates in-house and/or external consultant-based design teams as required for the successful completion of the work.
  • Effectively manages several projects at one time.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution or lighting design.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer.
  • Minimum five years of related project management and engineering experience.
  • Demonstrates a proficient knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with use of computers including spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design documents.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Planner II

Our Planning and Permitting Division supports a diverse range of projects including: winery, brewery, high end residential, commercial, and other projects throughout California and the northwest. As a multidisciplinary firm, projects are generated from a variety of disciplines and the Planning team supports all divisions. We are committed to client service and excellence in all that we do. We encourage individual professional development and drive overall project success.

The Planner II is an integral member of the project team responsible for assisting Project Managers, clients, and other team members with preparation, submittal, and facilitation functions of various permits. The focus of this position is working with and through others, building and maintaining relationships, and working closely and accurately within established guidelines. There is a need for an effective communicator, someone who is able to stimulate and motivate others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns. There will be many different people to meet and work with. Detail work is a major focus of the job, and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly, and efficiently. Planner II is expected to have strong knowledge in current zoning regulations, entitlement process, and ministerial permitting process in jurisdictions where Summit provides most services, such as Sonoma County, Napa County, and Lake County. Planner II should have familiarity with relevant agency staff and organizational structure in jurisdictions as directed by the supervisor.

Salary Range: $85,000 to $100,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Planner I:

  • Prepare and maintain the permitting schedule as directed by the Project Manager; inform team of upcoming milestones and scheduled deadlines to facilitate project progress.
  • Work with various governmental agencies to identify permitting procedures, requirements, and timelines. Communicate applicable standards and procedures to the internal and/or external team.
  • Prepare project statements with little to no review comments, solicit proposals from consultants, review & comment on reports and studies for discretionary applications.
  • Prepare application packages for ministerial permits such as building permits. Work to be done independently with limited review and input.
  • Maintain a submittal log, create transmittals, facilitate payment of permit fees and response to plan check comments.
  • Direct others to work with various governmental agencies to facilitate prompt plan review and approval from reviewing agency.
  • At the direction of others, assist internal and/or external team members with interpretation of applicable codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Provides scope descriptions, fee, and time estimates for work product for use in proposal preparation. Prepares proposals on projects of limited scope and complexity.
  • Provides input to project team regarding project status on a regular basis, including scope of services, project schedule, and task budget items.
  • Takes responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks on time. Back checks work, communicates questions, and resolves discrepancies.
  • Works on multiple tasks at the same time. Establishes work plans for project completion. Monitors progress against work plan and communicates status to Project Manager or Division Manager
  • With a supervisor, attends offsite project meetings and project sites. Prepares meeting notes and field reports as required.
  • Provide recommendations for and facilitates learning and development opportunities and engages in training as related to the position.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Exhibits an understanding of the California Environmental Quality Act as it relates to discretionary permits.
  • Understands code requirements and the ability to interpret their applicability.
  • Two or more years’ experience, including internships.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and/or related field preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office, MS Project, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • 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.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Structural Staff Engineer

As a Structural Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for engineering and design tasks while working on a project team. The Staff Engineer solves engineering problems and prepares engineering documents. The Staff Engineer is responsible for planning and conducting work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. This role prepares or modifies drawings, specifications, calculations, and other engineering work in compliance with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices of Summit Engineering.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs limited engineering calculations and design using technical skills and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Documents.
  • At the direction of other engineers, prepares plans and engineering documents using AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Revit or other software.
  • Reviews sketches and/or detailed layout information from others for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications.
  • Performs engineering analysis using hand calculations; backchecks work with computer software to become familiar with software capabilities.
  • Prepares engineering reports and other documentation. Communicates clearly with the internal project team, as well as clients, contractors, and outside consultants as necessary.
  • Provides input to project team regarding project status on a regular basis.
  • Takes responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back checks work, communicates questions, and resolves discrepancies.
  • Works on multiple tasks concurrently. Monitors progress and communicates status to Project Manager or supervisor.
  • Utilized Summit technical standards for the creation of work products.
  • Attends offsite project meetings and construction site visits.
  • Actively participates in learning and development opportunities and engages in training related to the position.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in structural design.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification (or in the process of obtaining).
  • Ability and drive to pursue and obtain a California P.E. license.
  • Experience with wood design desired.
  • Beginning to intermediate skill with REVIT software.
  • Ability to prepare AutoCAD structural plans and details with minimal supervision.
  • Competency in working with at least one other structural software program such as RAM, STAAD, ETAB, or RISA.
  • Experience on a construction site, either through internship or work experience, highly preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in a similar role highly preferred, can include internship(s).
  • Ability to resolve issues and complete work per deadlines efficiently.
  • Ability to work well on a project team.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Water / Wastewater Staff Engineer

Our Water / Wastewater Engineering division is looking for a Staff Engineer with strong technical skills and experience to join our team. You will work alongside other engineers who focus on water treatment and delivery, and wastewater treatment and disposal or reuse. The Water / Wastewater Division provides engineering design for many diverse wastewater processes such as waste to energy, facultative ponds, package wastewater treatment systems including roughing filters, membrane bioreactors, and anaerobic digestion, as well as water treatment systems such as oxidation, filtration, disinfection, and reverse osmosis.

As a Water / Wastewater Staff Engineer at Summit, you will be responsible for engineering and design tasks while working on a project team. The Staff Engineer solves engineering problems and prepares engineering documents. The Staff Engineer is responsible for planning and conducting work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. This role prepares or modifies drawings, specifications, calculations, and other engineering work in compliance with applicable codes and accepted engineering practices of Summit Engineering.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs limited engineering calculations and design using technical skills and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Documents.
  • At the direction of other engineers, prepares plans and engineering documents using AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Revit or other software.
  • Reviews sketches and/or detailed layout information from others for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications.
  • Performs engineering analysis using hand calculations; backchecks work with computer software to become familiar with software capabilities.
  • Prepares engineering reports and other documentation. Communicates clearly with the internal project team, as well as clients, contractors, and outside consultants as necessary.
  • Provides input to project team regarding project status on a regular basis.
  • Takes responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back checks work, communicates questions, and resolves discrepancies.
  • Works on multiple tasks concurrently. Monitors progress and communicates status to Project Manager or supervisor.
  • Utilized Summit technical standards for the creation of work products.
  • Attends offsite project meetings and construction site visits.
  • Actively participates in learning and development opportunities and engages in training related to the position.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in relevant engineering discipline with appropriate coursework, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification (or in the process of obtaining).
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and is capable of producing drawings in, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, 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 a working knowledge of, and is capable of producing drawings in, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently, and meet project deadlines.
  • Understands applicable code requirements and engineering concepts. Able to perform engineering design and detailing for projects of limited complexity.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Water / Wastewater Project Engineer

As a Water / Wastewater Project Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for non-routine or complex tasks and assignments while working on project teams in which education, training, and experience are used to solve engineering problems and develop engineering designs. The Project Engineer works with a Project Manager to accomplish the tasks associated with the project and works independently to plan, execute, and monitor engineering tasks necessary to complete a project.

Salary Range: $95,000 to $160,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Staff Engineer:

  • Provides fee and time estimates for work product for use in proposal preparation.
  • Communicates project status to Project Manager or Sr. Project Engineer and project team. Monitors scope of services and reports to Project Manager when work activity is beyond defined work scope.
  • At the direction of Project Managers, prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculations for select portions of a project.
  • Prepares project drawings, calculations, and specifications requiring minimal Quality Management (QM) comments.
  • Familiar with most aspects of construction document preparation and capable of independently making design decisions or preparing proposed solutions for review and discussion with Project Managers.
  • Manages assigned tasks or projects to meet project budget requirements for the projects of the portions assigned.
  • Mentors Staff Engineers and/or other staff.
  • Keeps up with latest code and standard development by attending appropriate seminars or other learning opportunities.
  • Performs construction assistance related tasks including responding to RFI (Request for Information), visiting job site, reviewing submittals, and coordinating with design team for revisions.
  • Responsible for coordinating with the client or consultant team to collect necessary design and coordination information for the completion of in scope engineering design and documents.
  • Able to act as a technical lead on multi-divisional tasks.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in relevant engineering discipline with appropriate coursework, or equivalent education and experience.
  • California Professional Engineer (P.E.) is desired or in the process of obtaining.
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge, and is capable of producing drawings in AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Proficient with the use of 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 one’s own time and manage the time of others, as needed. 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.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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Water / Wastewater Project Manager

Summit Engineering is looking for a experienced Project Manager in our Water / Wastewater Division. The Project Manager is responsible for external and internal management of projects from the proposal phase through project completion, in addition to engineering and design tasks. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and conducting independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Serves as the firm’s direct contact with the client and is responsible for developing and maintaining a positive relationship between the client and Summit. The Project Manager is responsible for internal project organization, scheduling, and budgeting and responsible for successful project completion and maintaining client satisfaction with the firm’s efforts. The Project Manager is responsible for business development and generating new work for the firm.

Salary Range: $130,000 to $180,000 annually

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to duties and responsibilities of Project Engineer:

  • Responsible for preparation of project proposals.
  • Establishes direction of work to be performed and holds staff accountable for executing on schedule and on budget.
  • Prepares project specifications including conditions of contract and General Conditions.
  • Performs and/or checks work performed by other staff.
  • Provides input to the Principal in Charge and the Division Manager regarding staffing decisions for a project.
  • Maintains close communication with the client, making the client aware of progress, problems, and scope changes. Develops a trusting relationship with the client.
  • Gives clear directions to others. Communicates clearly with staff, clients, contractors, and outside consultants.
  • Responsible for meeting project budget and schedule objectives and provides input to project team and Principal in Charge regarding status of project and budget. Takes action to seek approval for additional services prior to beginning work.
  • Performs regular operational tasks that support the overall health of the firm and inform the management team of firm performance (i.e., invoicing, backlog, contract management).
  • Provides mentoring and training for staff in Summit systems. Provides training or serves as resource to staff regarding engineering design principles and concepts and/or problem resolution.
  • Provides input to the management team regarding staff performance reviews and training needs.
  • Coordinates in-house and/or external consultant-based design teams as required for the successful completion of the work.
  • Effectively manages several projects at one time.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering.
  • California Professional Engineering license.
  • 5+ 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.
  • Demonstrates a proficient knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam Civil 3D, or Revit.
  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with use of computers including spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design documents.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County, in Santa Rosa, CA. Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical engineering and Planning divisions provide consulting services for wineries, high-end residential properties, resorts, and other private sector projects. Summit Engineering has been voted as a “Best Places to Work” for seventeen years. 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 their 90-day introductory period.

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