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Civil Project Engineer, Power Division

Company: Westwood Professional Services
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Renewables Civil Project Engineer - Minneapolis, MN
Westwood Professional Services, Inc.
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Project Engineer to join our renewable energy team in our Minneapolis, MN office. We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm about her/his work, passionate for renewable energy, and a strong commitment to client service and technical excellence. This role will collaborate to support projects that include wind, solar, and emerging market projects. If you are a licensed engineer with 5-8years of design experience looking for that next step in your career as a project manager or strong technical lead, this may be the position for you. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

  • Prepare design documents for civil infrastructure design associated with utility-scale wind, solar, battery storage, and/or substation projects.

  • Review plans and specifications for constructability, quality, and risk management.

  • Coordinate technical activities and designs with personnel in other disciplines and departments within the local office.

  • Serve as a liaison between other engineers and the design team.

  • Assist the Project Manager in preparing the conceptual, preliminary, and final design.

  • Attend meetings and participate in phone calls with clients to coordinate various design activities.

  • Assist with other duties assigned by Project Managers.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program.

  • Must have 5-8 years of experience in discipline within the A&E industry.

  • EIT certification required, PE preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with department personnel and office staff; must possess strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

  • Experience managing design staff is a plus.

  • Extensive experience in county and state permitting preferred.

  • Must be detail-oriented and efficient in problem-solving.

  • Must have an interest in renewable energy development and design.

    Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.
    In 2021, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at # 4 and #21 respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood also ranked consistently higher four years in a row on the Engineering News Record (ENR) list as a leading design firm in the country. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.
    Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
    Requisition ID: 2022-1581
    External Company URL: www.westwoodps.com
    Street: 12701 Whitewater Dr

Keywords: Westwood Professional Services, Minnetonka , Civil Project Engineer, Power Division, Engineering , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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