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Barr Engineering Company
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600

Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-BARR (2277)
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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work in our Minneapolis office as part of our Corporate Accounting group. This individual plays a key role in our general ledger, reporting, and financial planning efforts. The work will be completed for a variety of staff members, from entry- and mid-level employees to our management team and board of directors. An emphasis on problem-solving, client service, and accurate work will be crucial.


Specific duties will include

  • Responsibility for all general ledger activities in a multi-company and multi-currency environment. This includes coordinating periodic and year-end closing activities, reconciling key general ledger accounts, and preparing periodic and year-end journal entries as input to the general ledger.
  • Preparing all internally generated company financial statements required for external reporting, including the balance sheet, income statement, aging reports, borrowing base certificate, and periodic financial ratio reporting required for bank covenants.
  • Responsibility for internal reporting to support management and business unit needs. For example, the person will prepare reports directly from our accounting systems along with ad hoc reporting using query tools and spreadsheets. At times, this individual may also be asked to help users interpret and use the information provided in the reports.
  • Assisting with our annual business planning and budgeting processes, including gathering and summarizing input from the business units and business support subunits, setting up and maintaining overhead and capital budgets, and other system maintenance activities as needed.
  • Assisting with maintaining our internal financial dashboard, which is accessible to all staff.
  • Assisting with corporate tax-related data request and tax return preparation, including state and local sales tax, use tax, and provincial tax returns.
  • Participating on the Accounting leadership team
  • Completing a variety of other, related tasks as requested

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum of five years of general ledger and financial reporting experience OR Associates Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 10 years of general ledger and financial reporting experience
    • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Strong, practical knowledge of accounting theory and practices related to foreign currencies
    • Demonstrated super-user Excel skills
    • Strong user skills in other Microsoft tools – Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Experience working with query-based tools that require knowledge of database structures, tables, joins, and criteria statements
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills
    • Proven commitment to providing work that is accurate and complete with appropriate attention to detail
    • A flexible working style, able to work independently and in teams
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Deltek Vision
    • Work experience in a professional services organization
    • Work experience in a project accounting-based environment
    • Experience with applying tax principles and practices for businesses

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on highly collaborative project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include determining rule applicability, participating in preparing emission inventories, chemical mass balances, monitoring plans, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and developing written reports. Responsibilities may also involve general environmental support for clients including waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and three years of professional experience with state and federal air programs such as PSD/NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS and state air construction permits
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on highly collaborative project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include determining rule applicability, participating in preparing emission inventories, chemical mass balances, monitoring plans, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and developing written reports. Responsibilities may also involve general environmental support for clients including waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and three years of professional experience with state and federal air programs such as PSD/NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS and state air construction permits
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work as part of project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include determining rule applicability, participating in preparing emission inventories, chemical mass balances, monitoring plans, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and developing written reports. Responsibilities may also involve general environmental support for clients including waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering, or related scientific degree, and three years of professional experience with state and federal air programs such as PSD/NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS and state air construction permits
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and new business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr seeks an intermediate-level aquatic biologist to join the staff in its Calgary office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to natural resource assessments and permitting. The person in this position will work with scientists, ecologists, engineers, and others, as well as with regulatory agency staff members and clients. Work may include: planning and conducting fisheries habitat and inventory studies, planning and designing fisheries habitat restoration, developing mitigation and management plans, conducting stream and lake improvement projects, completing environmental assessment and permitting, completing technical reporting, and negotiating with regulatory agencies. Business development, with mentoring if required, will be a part of the aquatic biologist’s role and these activities may include: cultivating a client network and familiarizing prospective clients with the full range of Barr services, evaluating project opportunities, and developing proposals and cost estimates.

While the position is located in Barr’s Calgary, Alberta office, fulfillment of responsibilities will require travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in fish or aquatic-related studies
  • At least 5 years of directly related experience conducting and managing aquatic studies
  • Registration with Alberta Society of Professional Biologists, or the ability to be registered within one year
  • Knowledge of and experience with provincial and federal permitting processes related to: environmental assessments, endangered species, and fisheries
  • Experience with and ability to participate in field studies and field data collection efforts; requires travel and conducting work in remote areas
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Exceptional task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and follow-up
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, Google Earth, etc.)
  • Ability to coordinate with local, provincial, and federal regulators
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship, or eligibility to obtain a TN visa
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with business development, including proposal preparation and client-facing interactions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with local, provincial, and federal regulators
  • Demonstrated project organization and management/leadership skills
  • Proficiency with GIS tools
  • Additional experience in other areas of environmental practice such as: wildlife assessment, vegetation assessment, wetland assessment, contaminated site investigations and remediation, environmental (air or water quality) permitting, and environmental audits


NOTE: Job assignments may involve work in locations featuring rough terrain, steep slopes, and dense vegetation. The candidate must also have the ability to work on construction and industrial sites, entering and working in facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a CADD Technician to join its Salt Lake City, Utah, team to undertake challenging and progressive work on engineering projects involving data collection, planning, and problem solving. The person selected for this position will work on multi-discipline project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform. Typical duties consist of working with engineers to create, update, and revise engineering drawings of industrial civil, mechanical, electrical, and/or structural systems.

Project responsibilities include developing and managing project CAD files including 2D and 3D geometry for engineering design and construction drawings. This may include but is not limited to producing general arrangement, single-line, isometric, or other styles of drawings. Additional responsibilities may include determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation, construction observation, surveying, and monitoring.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • 1 year of experience directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience directly related to job responsibilities described above
  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Experience with Civil 3D, CADWorx, and similar AutoCAD packages
  • Familiarity with software packages including additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, ArcGIS, Excel, and word processing software
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on environmental consulting projects to support a fast-paced industrial client base. The work requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills as well as the ability to develop solutions to meet client objectives for regulatory requirements. Projects may include providing on-site staffing assistance, completing air quality permitting, providing environmental compliance assistance, conducting regulatory and technical analysis, and writing reports. Responsibilities may include preparation of emission inventories, chemical mass balances, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, at a client facility, or at another Barr office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in chemical engineering
  • Strong aptitude for understanding industrial processes
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators and clients
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on time and to do whatever it takes to meet clients’ needs
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to work at local client sites up to 80% of the time
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more relevant internships
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
  • Engineering knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as oil and gas production, petroleum refining, mining, minerals processing, or chemical production
  • High level of proficiency working with Excel spreadsheets and data systems
  • Project or task management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will work on project teams involving civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include design and analysis, civil engineering design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, and spreadsheet preparation. Project responsibilities may involve pumping and piping system design, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, general civil design, soil and water sampling, writing reports, assistance with large report production, construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspections. The work may at times involve periodic out-of-town assignments.

Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related degree
  • 0 to 2 years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to perform out-of-town assignments when requested


Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related degree
  • Familiarity with Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Familiarity with hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on mining sites, industrial and manufacturing sites, waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on project teams involving civil engineering and related technical assignments. Work may include design and analysis, design with CADD modeling software, preparing construction plans and specifications, construction cost estimating, and construction observation. Areas of practice will include general civil design, utility design, rail site grading and earthwork. Tasks may also include gathering field samples, surveying, data reduction, and instrumentation monitoring. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided to prepare for these situations. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the areas described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word, as well as intermediate to advanced abilities in Excel
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or other CAD-based civil design software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Able and willing to conduct fieldwork independently or with other team members, either locally or out of town, when needed
  • A flexible working style, self-motivation, initiative, and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet client needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year
  • 0-4 years of related work experience

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will work with project teams on civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include project management, design and analysis, civil engineering design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, and construction oversight.

Project responsibilities may include engineering and design services preparing plans and specifications for rail and roadway projects, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, geotechnical investigations, soils classification, report writing, assistance with large report preparation, site development design, construction cost estimating, and facility inspection.

Responsibilities may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials. The work may involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • Five years of related work experience, including civil, rail and roadway design
  • Experience preparing plans, and specifications
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D, or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • More than eight years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Experience with GIS
  • Mining related design experience
  • MSHA certification


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on projects involving civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include project management, design and analysis, civil engineering design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, and spreadsheet preparation.

Project responsibilities may also involve pumping-and-piping system design, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, writing reports, assistance with large report preparation, site development design, construction cost estimating, and facility inspections.

Assignments may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work at waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • 5 years of related work experience, including civil design
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Familiarity with hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person in this position will work with project teams on civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include project management, design and analysis, civil engineering design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, and construction oversight.

Project responsibilities may involve pumping-and-piping system design, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, geotechnical investigations, soils classification, report writing, assistance with large report preparation, site development design, construction cost estimating, and facility inspection.

Assignments may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials. The work may involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in civil engineering
  • Five years of related work experience, including civil design
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Professional engineer license or ability to obtain one within one year
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • More than eight years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Experience with GIS
  • Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software
  • Mining experience, including tailings management or earthen dam design
  • MSHA certification

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on multi-discipline project teams serving mining, fuels, power and municipal clients. This person must be experienced in civil engineering design and analysis related to site layout, grading and drainage, mass earthwork, etc. Work will involve technical assignments including design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, site development design, report writing, large-report preparation, construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspection. Assignments may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials.

The person in this position will also perform a strategic leadership role. Administrative responsibilities such as business development, project management, project planning and scheduling are also included with this strategic role. This person will also have the opportunity to serve as a mentor to junior and mid-level engineers to grow civil engineering expertise and project management skills by reviewing technical reports and providing guidance on operations-related tasks. The work may require travel for short-term, out-of-town work assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related degree
  • Five (5) years of experience, including civil design
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of related work experience
  • Familiarity with hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person in this position will work on multi-discipline project teams serving mining, fuels, power and municipal clients. This person must be experienced in civil engineering design and analysis related to site layout, grading and drainage, mass earthwork, etc. Work will involve technical assignments including design with CADD modeling software, preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, site development design, report writing, large-report preparation, construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspection. Assignments may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials.

The person in this position will also perform a strategic leadership role. Administrative responsibilities such as business development, project management, project planning and scheduling are also included with this strategic role. This person will also have the opportunity to serve as a mentor to junior and mid-level engineers to grow civil engineering expertise and project management skills by reviewing technical reports and providing guidance on operations-related tasks. The work may require travel for short-term, out-of-town work assignments.

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in civil engineering
  • 15 of more years of related work experience
  • Professional engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Project management experience
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and computer simulation modeling
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Experience working at industrial sites
  • Business development aptitude and experience
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person in this position will lead project teams and be involved in office leadership and strategic planning and implementation. Project work will entail civil engineering and related technical assignments including project management, civil l design and analysis, construction plans and specifications preparation, spreadsheet preparation, site-development design, report writing, construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspections. Assignments may include working with regulators and public officials. Junior staff mentoring and business development will also be part of this person’s role. Work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in civil engineering or related degree
  • 7 years of relevant civil engineering experience
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) certification or ability to obtain within one year
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel and work outside of Canada
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written English communication skills
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada and the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 years of relevant civil engineering experience
  • Related (e.g. geotechnical, structural) engineering experience and education
  • MS in civil engineering or closely related discipline
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Demonstrated strong client-relationship and business-development skills
  • Demonstrated staff coaching and mentoring skills


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and facilities that have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. A physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

Barr is seeking a Civil Technician to join its Hibbing, Minnesota team to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem solving in the civil engineering field. The person selected for this position will work on multi-discipline project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform with an emphasis on Civil 3D. Typical duties consist of working with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of civil, structural, or other systems.

Project responsibilities include developing and managing project CAD file structure, basefiles, planimetrics, design surfaces and pipe drafting networks, and construction drawing and renderings as well as determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Additional responsibilities may include construction observation, surveying, and monitoring.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Proficiency using surveying equipment
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 10-20% travel expected)
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 0-10 years of experience directly related to job responsibilities described above
  • Experience with civil engineering project design, layout, and production drafting workflow
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

This position proves the opportunity to work on challenging civil/environmental engineering projects involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving in the water resources field. Project responsibilities may include water quality sampling, survey, field data collection at wells or project sites, erosion control inspection, construction observation, sampling equipment preparation and monitoring, data reduction, spreadsheet preparation, CADD and GIS, assistance with construction plans and specifications, and assistance with report preparation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or Certificate in civil technology or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Two years’ experience as a civil technician or in related area of practice
  • Intermediate mathematical and computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to conduct field work independently
  • Comfortable working on and around water and/or ice-covered water bodies
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients’ needs and project schedules
  • Thorough and organized approach to work, attention to detail, and the ability to work within a team
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Survey experience
  • Erosion control inspection training and experience
  • Experience preparing cost estimates based on take-offs, and for feasibility and construction projects
  • Construction observation and documentation experience
  • Proficient with at least one of the following software programs: Autodesk Civil 3D, Bentley Inroads, or Geopak design
  • Experience in developing, using and interpreting construction and site development plans
  • Experience with preparation of project specifications
  • Basic GIS skills and experience
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Word


NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a civil technician to join its Jefferson City, Missouri, team to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem solving in the civil engineering field. The person selected for this position will work on multidiscipline project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise with AutoCAD on a Windows platform with an emphasis on Civil 3D. Typical duties consist of working with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems.

Project responsibilities include developing and managing project CAD file structure, basefiles, planimetrics, design surfaces, pipe drafting networks, and construction drawing and renderings, as well as determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Additional responsibilities may include construction observation, surveying, and monitoring. The work may at times involve out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Proficiency in current versions of AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Familiarity with additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, ArcGIS, Excel, and word processing software
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a civil technician to work on challenging projects involving data collection, planning, problem solving, design, and construction assistance. The person selected for this position will be part of multi-disciplinary project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform with an emphasis on Civil 3D. Typical duties may include working with engineers to design earthwork and utility projects, prepare drawings, assist with specifications, and perform construction observation.

Project responsibilities include processing survey data; performing grading design; developing and managing project CAD file structures, basefiles, planimetrics, 3D design surfaces, pipe networks, and construction drawing and renderings; and determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Additional responsibilities may include providing construction observation and administration assistance, surveying, and monitoring. The work may involve out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities
  • Understanding of civil design principles and grading
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Proficiency in 3D surface creation
  • Proficiency in earthwork volumetric computations
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering
  • Familiarity with software packages including additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, InRoads, ArcGIS, Excel, and word processing software
  • Experience in developing civil construction drawings
  • Familiarity with large earthwork construction sites and typical earthmoving construction equipment
  • Familiarity with soil mechanics and materials testing
  • Basic understanding of surveying principles
  • Familiarity with construction cost estimating
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a civil technician to join its Jefferson City, Missouri, team to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem solving in the civil engineering field. The person selected for this position will work on multidiscipline project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise with AutoCAD on a Windows platform with an emphasis on Civil 3D. Typical duties consist of working with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems.

Project responsibilities include developing and managing project CAD file structure, basefiles, planimetrics, design surfaces, pipe drafting networks, and construction drawings and renderings, as well as determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Additional responsibilities may include construction observation, surveying, and monitoring. The work may at times involve out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Five years of experience with civil engineering project design, layout, and production drafting workflow
  • Proficiency in current versions of AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Eight or more years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Familiarity with additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, ArcGIS, Excel, and word processing software
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of projects involving civil/environmental engineering. Work will include detail and conceptual engineering, design, layout, and planning of pumping, piping, and treatment systems. Assignments will also include preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, site development design, report writing, construction cost estimating, and construction support services such as evaluating bids, clarifying documents, reviewing shop drawings, preparing operations and maintenance manuals, reviewing monthly progress reports and assistance with start-up and troubleshooting of new and existing treatment and pumping systems. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in civil/environmental engineering.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software, AFT Fathom software.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative.
  • Demonstrated success in building working relationships and working with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs.
  • Acceptable driving record.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Work experience designing wells.
  • Project management experience.
  • Leading multidisciplinary teams.


NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on projects with a diverse team of engineers and scientists and will assist with—and in some cases, lead— water resources/civil engineering technical projects. Project work may include stormwater management and planning; hydrologic and hydraulic modeling;; floodplain delineation and analysis; flood-impact reduction studies; levee services; flood insurance mapping; MS4 permitting; completion of plans and specifications for construction; working with permitting agencies and public officials; and water resources-related design (hydraulic structures, open channels, swales, pipes, water control structures, ponds, etc.). Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, GIS and CADD work, and report writing. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in civil or environmental engineering or related engineering degree, with emphasis on civil/water resources design
  • 3 years of civil engineering experience
  • Project or task management experience
  • Familiarity with hydraulic and hydrologic analysis; site development design, plans and specifications; open channel and pipe flow analysis
  • Broad familiarity with stormwater quality best management practices
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements surrounding water resources management
  • Strong computer skills involving the use of word processing and spreadsheet software, and a working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in civil or environmental engineering
  • 4 to 10 years of civil/water resources engineering experience
  • Significant project management experience
  • P.E. certification
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
  • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain regulations, dam break and dam risk analysis, sediment transport issues, watershed management, hydraulic structures, bank stabilization, floodplain analysis and mapping, and dam and levee analysis and design
  • Civil design experience, including development of plans and specifications, construction observation, and construction management
  • Experience in business development and client management, including proposal management and development

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on engineering projects, have a variety of dam safety responsibilities, and assist with risk assessments for power, mining, and industrial clients primarily in the US. Project work also entails risk analysis; structural, geotechnical, and/or hydrology and hydraulics design; site inspections; repair and rehabilitation oversight; quality assurance; and construction support. Sites include hydroelectric facilities and other impoundments, such as tailings storage facilities, coal ash ponds, reservoirs, levees, and canals. The person in this position will help lead our growing dam safety and risk assessment service area, provide mentoring and leadership within the company and industry, and increase awareness of Barr’s brand and services in the dams community. The position requires periodic out-of-town assignments with an estimated 20-40% travel. Minneapolis is the preferred office location for this position, but it is open for others in the US.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering
  • 15 years of relevant work experience with dam engineering and risk assessments
  • Professional engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Broad knowledge and experience with civil engineering and design codes/standards/guidelines/best practices to perform complex dam design and construction projects
  • Experience with established dam safety programs, including FERC Part 12 Dam Safety requirements, DSSMPs, FERC Engineering Guidelines, FERC Security requirements (or familiarity with similar guidelines from USACE, BLM, FEMA, and/or states/provinces)
  • Facilitation experience with PFMAs/FMEAs and qualitative and quantitative risk assessments for dams
  • Experience performing probability and consequence analysis for qualitative risk assessments
  • Demonstrated understanding of consulting profession, including flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Interest in and ability to perform project execution/management, business development, and staff mentoring
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet creation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in civil, geotechnical, or structural engineering with additional coursework or research related to water or dam engineering
  • 20+ years of analysis and design experience, including performing inspections of concrete and earthen dams and/or levees, especially related to dam repair and rehabilitation
  • Prior approval as an Independent Consultant (IC) to complete Part 12 Dam Safety Inspections from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • Computer skills with AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software
  • Work experience with risk analysis software (@Risk or similar)


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Typical tasks will include completing calculations and analyses; developing design details; preparing drawings, specifications, sketches, and cost estimates; selecting equipment; writing proposals and reports; and communicating with clients. Project work will be related to power and controls for power plants, refineries, mining facilities, municipal water and wastewater facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • 0 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, chemical production or municipal facilities
  • Power distribution experience
  • Experience interfacing databases of common Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) with other end-user applications such as Distributed Control Systems (DCSs)
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs and short-circuit studies and analyses
  • Experience with motor control, lighting, grounding, conduit plans, sizing of power cable and electrical equipment
  • Familiarization with fundamentals of short circuit and protective device coordination calculations
  • Proven project or task management skills
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year
  • GPA 3.0 or greater

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Projects will focus on design and analysis and will include preparing plans and specifications, writing reports, and developing cost estimations, and will include design of power and controls from the ground up. The work will be related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, mining facilities, and municipal water and wastewater facilities. The person in this position will also be responsible for the management of projects, coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff, providing technical leadership, and team management to meet clients' needs. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • At least 5 years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing or chemical production facilities
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Client-relationship and business-development skills
  • Experience with AutoCADD


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise for industrial processing, power, mining, and fuels facilities. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Tasks will include detailed design to support electrical installations in the power, mining, and hydroelectric sectors. This will involve cost estimation, preparation of specifications, wiring and schematic diagrams, and bill-of-material development. The successful candidate will assist team in proposal development including defining work scopes, deliverables, schedules and budget.

Tasks will involve design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, report development, cost estimating, and the design of power and controls from the ground up.

This position also will be responsible for managing projects, providing technical leadership, and managing teams to meet client needs, and may include coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff. The work may involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE:Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in electrical engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • At least five years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, or chemical production
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Strong client-relationship and business-development skills
  • Knowledge and skill related to PLC and HMI programming and commissioning
  • Knowledge and experience related to Piping and Instrumentation Diagram
  • Knowledge and experience related to electrical installations in hazardous areas

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise for industrial processing, power, mining, and fuels facilities. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Tasks will include detailed design to support electrical installations in the power, mining, and hydroelectric sectors. This will involve cost estimation, preparation of specifications, wiring and schematic diagrams, and bill-of-material development. The successful candidate will assist team in proposal development including defining work scopes, deliverables, schedules and budget.

Tasks will involve design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, report development, cost estimating, and the design of power and controls from the ground up.

This position also will be responsible for managing projects, providing technical leadership, and managing teams to meet client needs, and may include coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff. The work may involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE:Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in electrical engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • At least five years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, or chemical production
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Strong client-relationship and business-development skills
  • Knowledge and skill related to PLC and HMI programming and commissioning
  • Knowledge and experience related to Piping and Instrumentation Diagram
  • Knowledge and experience related to electrical installations in hazardous areas

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Projects will focus on design and analysis and will include preparing plans and specifications, writing reports, and developing cost estimations, and will include design of power and controls from the ground up. The work will be related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, mining facilities, and municipal water and wastewater facilities. The person in this position will also be responsible for the management of projects, coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff, providing technical leadership, and team management to meet clients' needs and have the opportunity to participate in business development activities. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing or chemical production facilities
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Client-relationship and business-development skills


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking an environmental data management coordinator to join its Minneapolis office to coordinate data management functions and provide leadership and mentoring. Primary responsibilities will include creating and promoting data management strategies, training, and tools for the department, mentoring data management staff and participating in workload evaluation and hiring, performing internal business development activities to promote the services of the team, and developing and executing internal initiatives and processes in support of company objectives. Responsibilities also include assisting in system upgrades, researching and implementing new data solutions, overseeing Barr’s regulatory standard tracking, and managing internal and external client relationships (if applicable).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies/sciences, geology, chemistry, biology or related field
  • Five or more years of experience providing leadership to others and managing large data sets
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including experience with pivot tables and macros
  • Exceptional deductive reasoning skills with attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong mathematical and scientific skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience with the following applications: EQuIS, Access, and/or gINT
  • Knowledge of chemistry and statistics
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients.
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams. including the ability to influence outcomes.
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs.
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting.
  • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs.
  • Acceptable driving record.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting.
  • Post-college professional experience.
  • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN.
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting.
  • Project or task management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience.
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business.
  • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE.


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients.
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams. including the ability to influence outcomes.
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs.
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting.
  • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs.
  • Acceptable driving record.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting.
  • Post-college professional experience.
  • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN.
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting.
  • Project or task management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience.
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business.
  • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE.


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Ann Arbor, MI link print
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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams. including the ability to influence outcomes
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting
  • Post-college professional experience
  • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
  • Project or task management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on environmental consulting projects to support a fast-paced client base. Projects will focus on environmental review, permitting, and compliance (water- and waste-focused) for industrial facilities and projects. The position requires strong problem-solving and communication skills to develop solutions to help meet client objectives for water, waste, and other environmental program regulatory requirements. This position also requires critical thinking to assist with regulatory analysis and negotiations. Projects may include:

  • permitting and compliance assistance
  • on-site staffing roles
  • site evaluations and investigations
  • regulatory and technical analyses
  • developing strategic solutions
  • report writing
  • regulatory negotiations

In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, clients, and agency regulatory staff. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, at client facilities, or in another Barr office. Key job activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceptual design and analysis of permitting outcomes
  • Project planning and permitting
  • Evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems
  • Providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft environmental review, NPDES, water appropriation, waste, and other environmental permit applications and related documents
  • Development of compliance monitoring plans
  • Development of stormwater pollution prevention, waste management, spill prevention, and risk management plans
  • Mass balance calculations
  • Participating in stakeholder group discussions

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, chemistry, or a related scientific degree
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplinary project teams, including the ability to influence outcomes
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting
  • One to three years of post-college professional experience
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
  • Project or task management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on environmental consulting projects to support a fast-paced client base. Projects will focus on environmental review, permitting, and compliance (water- and waste-focused) for industrial facilities and projects. The position requires strong problem-solving and communication skills to develop solutions to help meet client objectives for water, waste, and other environmental program regulatory requirements. This position also requires critical thinking to assist with regulatory analysis and negotiations. Projects may include:

  • permitting and compliance assistance
  • on-site staffing roles
  • site evaluations and investigations
  • regulatory and technical analyses
  • developing strategic solutions
  • report writing
  • regulatory negotiations

In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, clients, and agency regulatory staff. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, at client facilities, or in another Barr office. Key job activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceptual design and analysis of permitting outcomes
  • Project planning and permitting
  • Evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems
  • Providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft environmental review, NPDES, water appropriation, waste, and other environmental permit applications and related documents
  • Development of compliance monitoring plans
  • Development of stormwater pollution prevention, waste management, spill prevention, and risk management plans
  • Mass balance calculations
  • Participating in stakeholder group discussions

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, chemistry, or a related scientific degree
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplinary project teams, including the ability to influence outcomes
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting
  • One to three years of post-college professional experience
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
  • Project or task management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Minneapolis, MN link print
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

Barr is seeking an environmental permitting specialist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on a large and complex environmental permitting and compliance project. Work may include: conducting environmental reviews; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; leading a team of people in environmental review and permitting; coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. The specialist will work with other Barr staff, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering
  • Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and following-up
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering
  • 2+ years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience
  • Experience with state and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects
  • Experience with soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction storm water plans, and site restoration plans
  • Proficiency with GIS tools


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Duluth, MN link print
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will lead or work on highly collaborative project teams assisting clients with water-quality permitting, regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments for industrial facilities. The position requires strong problem-solving and communication skills to develop solutions to help meet client objectives. This position also requires critical thinking to assist with regulatory analysis and negotiations. The candidate will also be expected to participate in and/or lead business development activities related to water programs.


Key activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, water withdrawal permits and related documents
  • Conceptual design and analysis of permitting outcomes
  • Technical analysis and solution development
  • Evaluation of new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements
  • Project planning and permitting
  • Report writing and review
  • Developing or providing training for clients
  • Participating in or leading stakeholder group discussions including regulatory negotiations
  • Developing project scopes of work, work plans and associated cost estimates
  • In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate may work with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and interested and concerned stakeholders. The work may require short term out-of-town assignments in the field, at client facilities, or in another Barr office.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental, civil, water resources or chemical engineering, environmental science, or a related scientific degree
    • 5 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, including NPDES permits in Michigan
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams including the ability to influence outcomes
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with a strong emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
    • Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 10 years of professional experience with federal and state water-related environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits in Michigan
    • Regulatory experience with anti-degradation, TMDL and GLI standards, toxicity reduction evaluations and development of effluent limit strategies
    • Permitting support to projects related to emerging contaminants such as PFAS
    • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
    • Demonstrated organization and project management skills
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
    • Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships, developing lead and opportunities and turning them into business


    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Ann Arbor, MI link print
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will lead or work on highly collaborative project teams assisting clients with water-quality permitting, regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments for industrial facilities. The position requires strong problem-solving and communication skills to develop solutions to help meet client objectives. This position also requires critical thinking to assist with regulatory analysis and negotiations. The candidate will also be expected to participate in and/or lead business development activities related to water programs.


Key activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, water withdrawal permits and related documents
  • Conceptual design and analysis of permitting outcomes
  • Technical analysis and solution development
  • Evaluation of new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements
  • Project planning and permitting
  • Report writing and review
  • Developing or providing training for clients
  • Participating in or leading stakeholder group discussions including regulatory negotiations
  • Developing project scopes of work, work plans and associated cost estimates
  • In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate may work with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and interested and concerned stakeholders. The work may require short term out-of-town assignments in the field, at client facilities, or in another Barr office.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental, civil, water resources or chemical engineering, environmental science, or a related scientific degree
    • 5 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, including NPDES permits in Michigan
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams including the ability to influence outcomes
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with a strong emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
    • Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 10 years of professional experience with federal and state water-related environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits in Michigan
    • Regulatory experience with anti-degradation, TMDL and GLI standards, toxicity reduction evaluations and development of effluent limit strategies
    • Permitting support to projects related to emerging contaminants such as PFAS
    • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
    • Demonstrated organization and project management skills
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
    • Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships, developing lead and opportunities and turning them into business


    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking an environmental specialist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on environmental permitting and compliance projects. Assigned work tasks may include working with a team of people in coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; interpreting environmental permits and regulations for project applicability; development and implementation of erosion and sediment control plans, construction stormwater plans, and restoration plans; reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; conducting environmental reviews and permitting; and preparing permit applications. The selected candidate will work with other Barr staff, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural, or environmental science
  • Superior task-management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and follow-up
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with state and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes, and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects
  • Experience with soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction storm water plans, and site restoration plans
  • Experience with field environmental inspection programs


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

This position will provide full-time (40 hours/week) facilities support to Barr’s Facilities & Services Manager to manage and oversee 150,000+ square feet in Minneapolis and nine branch offices ranging in size from 8,000 SF to 40,000 SF

As the Facilities Coordinator, you will work with the Facilities Manager to ensure that the organization’s office space is properly managed and maintained. Tasks include but are not limited to: obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing bids from technicians, vendors, contractors; overseeing repairs and improvements; serving as a liaison with property management firms; communicating work efforts to staff; administering card access/security programs; working with established vendors to procure furniture, coordinating delivery, providing installation oversight; supporting the Facilities Manager with lease renewals, office expansion and renovations; responding to requests from staff; assisting with annual budget preparation and ongoing review; coding invoices to proper cost centers; helping develop and update the facilities intranet page; working with facilities staff to complete moves, adds, and change activities; working with Minneapolis Services contract staff to ensure expectations are met; and assisting office coordinators and facilities staff at branch offices as needed to address space maintenance issues and furniture needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree or college coursework or certificates in related fields of study
  • 2 years of experience in comparable position
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including excellent listening skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and task follow-through
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new skills
  • Desire to provide high quality service to office staff
  • Ability to occasionally lift 40-lb. boxes and re-position office furniture
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities and build positive working relationships
  • Ability to work with partial information, identify further data necessary to effectively complete tasks, and either prepare preliminary but incomplete work products or work with individuals to collect necessary data to complete work products
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules to help meet project deadlines and meet office needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Ability to occasionally travel to an office outside of Minneapolis (up to 5% on an annual basis)
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five or more years of facilities support related experience
  • Experience preparing presentation materials
  • Familiar with reading and understanding office space construction documents
  • Knowledge of office space design and furniture systems

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on projects involving coordination of field activities, data collection and problem-solving. Project responsibilities may include construction observation, sampling equipment preparation and monitoring, data reduction, spreadsheet preparation, design using CADD modeling software, assistance with the preparation of construction plans and specifications, and assistance with report preparation. Project work may also include reviewing monitoring databases, including near real-time operations, through local and remote connections and bench-test equipment before and after field installations and decommissions. The work will involve long-term field assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate
  • Two years of experience directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Ability and willingness to conduct field work independently
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Ability to safely lift and carry equipment weighing 20 kilograms
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Four or more years of experience working on projects directly related to the job responsibilities described above at an engineering or industrial workplace
  • Experience with geotechnical drilling and instrumentation installation procedures
  • Experience with communications systems and telemetry
  • Experience with photogrammetry and remote sensing
  • Experience in the operation and use of total station and GPS survey control hardware and/or software
  • Demonstrated proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Demonstrated familiarity with spreadsheet and word processing software


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving equipment, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. A physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Summary

The person selected for this position will manage and perform engineering tasks for gas and oil pipeline projects that typically include station upgrades, relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipe sizing, documents, and trenchless construction design. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering design experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, & oil sectors. This person will help continue to develop our presence and assist with establishing our fuels industry capabilities related to natural gas pipelines. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Project responsibilites will include:

  • Providing engineering support to pipeline routing studies
  • Preparing detailed engineering design of gas, hazardous liquids, slurry and other pipeline systems projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD)
  • Preparing detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including regulation and meter runs, pig launchers, interconnects, relief systems, measurement systems, compressor station piping systems, gas conditioning system, etc.
  • Preparing pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills
  • Participating in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort
  • Preparing project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
  • Managing detailed engineering and mentor junior engineering staff and designers
  • Providing field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
  • Writing or overseeing technical reports
  • Managing mid-size projects and teams up to $25MM in total installed cost
  • Contributing to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
  • Preparing proposals in response to client RFP’s

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • A minimum 5 years in the gas and oil pipeline sector with project engineering and design experience or operating company experience
  • Experience in engineering/specification of pipeline systems
  • Knowledge of gas and hazardous liquids codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8, API 1104, etc
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in consulting engineering
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience developing client relationships

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will manage and perform engineering tasks for gas and oil pipeline projects that typically include station upgrades, relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipe sizing, documents, and trenchless construction design. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering design experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, & oil sectors. This person will help continue to develop our presence and assist with establishing our fuels industry capabilities related to natural gas pipelines. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Project responsibilites will include:

  • Providing engineering support to pipeline routing studies
  • Preparing detailed engineering design of gas, hazardous liquids, slurry and other pipeline systems projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD)
  • Preparing detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including regulation and meter runs, pig launchers, interconnects, relief systems, measurement systems, compressor station piping systems, gas conditioning system, etc.
  • Preparing pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills
  • Participating in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort
  • Preparing project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
  • Managing detailed engineering and mentor junior engineering staff and designers
  • Providing field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
  • Writing or overseeing technical reports
  • Managing mid-size projects and teams up to $25MM in total installed cost
  • Contributing to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
  • Preparing proposals in response to client RFP’s

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • A minimum 5 years in the gas and oil pipeline sector with project engineering and design experience or operating company experience
  • Experience in engineering/specification of pipeline systems
  • Knowledge of gas and hazardous liquids codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8, API 1104, etc
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in consulting engineering
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience developing client relationships

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will manage and perform engineering tasks for gas and oil pipeline projects that typically include station upgrades, relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipe sizing, documents, and trenchless construction design. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering design experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, & oil sectors. This person will help continue to develop our presence and assist with establishing our fuels industry capabilities related to natural gas pipelines. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Project responsibilites will include:

  • Providing engineering support to pipeline routing studies
  • Preparing detailed engineering design of gas, hazardous liquids, slurry and other pipeline systems projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD)
  • Preparing detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including regulation and meter runs, pig launchers, interconnects, relief systems, measurement systems, compressor station piping systems, gas conditioning system, etc.
  • Preparing pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills
  • Participating in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort
  • Preparing project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
  • Managing detailed engineering and mentor junior engineering staff and designers
  • Providing field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
  • Writing or overseeing technical reports
  • Managing mid-size projects and teams up to $25MM in total installed cost
  • Contributing to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
  • Preparing proposals in response to client RFP’s

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • A minimum 5 years in the gas and oil pipeline sector with project engineering and design experience or operating company experience
  • Experience in engineering/specification of pipeline systems
  • Knowledge of gas and hazardous liquids codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8, API 1104, etc
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in consulting engineering
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience developing client relationships

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will manage and perform engineering tasks for gas and oil pipeline projects that typically include station upgrades, relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipe sizing, documents, and trenchless construction design. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering design experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, & oil sectors. This person will help continue to develop our presence and assist with establishing our fuels industry capabilities related to natural gas pipelines. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Project responsibilites will include:

  • Providing engineering support to pipeline routing studies
  • Preparing detailed engineering design of gas, hazardous liquids, slurry and other pipeline systems projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD)
  • Preparing detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including regulation and meter runs, pig launchers, interconnects, relief systems, measurement systems, compressor station piping systems, gas conditioning system, etc.
  • Preparing pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills
  • Participating in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort
  • Preparing project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
  • Managing detailed engineering and mentor junior engineering staff and designers
  • Providing field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
  • Writing or overseeing technical reports
  • Managing mid-size projects and teams up to $25MM in total installed cost
  • Contributing to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
  • Preparing proposals in response to client RFP’s

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • A minimum 5 years in the gas and oil pipeline sector with project engineering and design experience or operating company experience
  • Experience in engineering/specification of pipeline systems
  • Knowledge of gas and hazardous liquids codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8, API 1104, etc
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in consulting engineering
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience developing client relationships

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will manage and perform engineering tasks for gas and oil pipeline projects that typically include station upgrades, relocation and protection of existing pipelines, routing of proposed pipelines, pipe sizing, documents, and trenchless construction design. Qualified individuals must have strong engineering design experience related to pipeline systems engineering, system integrity, and construction, or experience related to piping in the natural gas, liquefied natural gas, & oil sectors. This person will help continue to develop our presence and assist with establishing our fuels industry capabilities related to natural gas pipelines. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Project responsibilites will include:

  • Providing engineering support to pipeline routing studies
  • Preparing detailed engineering design of gas, hazardous liquids, slurry and other pipeline systems projects including design of trenchless crossings (Bore, Microtunnel, HDD)
  • Preparing detailed engineering of pipeline facilities including regulation and meter runs, pig launchers, interconnects, relief systems, measurement systems, compressor station piping systems, gas conditioning system, etc.
  • Preparing pipeline stress calculations associated with proposed pipeline crossings and horizontal directional drills
  • Participating in field/ site walks coordinate field investigation work for surveys, utility investigations, cathodic protection, etc. in support of the pipeline design effort
  • Preparing project funding documents such as cost estimates, equipment bid summaries and authorization requests
  • Managing detailed engineering and mentor junior engineering staff and designers
  • Providing field project coordination, engineering services and troubleshooting with direct client interface
  • Writing or overseeing technical reports
  • Managing mid-size projects and teams up to $25MM in total installed cost
  • Contributing to projects with major focus in leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger or more complex projects
  • Preparing proposals in response to client RFP’s

NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • A minimum 5 years in the gas and oil pipeline sector with project engineering and design experience or operating company experience
  • Experience in engineering/specification of pipeline systems
  • Knowledge of gas and hazardous liquids codes and regulations including 49 CFR Part 192 and 195, ASME B31.4, B31.8, API 1104, etc
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in consulting engineering
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience developing client relationships

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on challenging projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Responsibilities may include working individually or on a project team to assist with environmental site assessments; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and vapor; aquifer test performance and analysis; construction observation; and preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections, and technical reports. Onsite investigation tasks may include observing drilling and monitoring well installation, classifying soil and bedrock samples, and collecting samples for field screening and laboratory analysis. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, or geological engineering
  • Academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above and successful completion of a field or research course
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 50% travel and 75% field work expected; project needs will vary seasonally and over time
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology or geological engineering
  • Coursework related to groundwater flow
  • 1-3 years of experience related to environmental work
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for mine tailings storage facilities involving geotechnical and civil analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work includes performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing instrumentation. Project work also involves preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. In addition, business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, workload estimating, and management of project tasks for adherence to scope, schedule, and budget are part of this role. The position also entails field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, and facility inspections. It requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 5 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet creation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Geotechnical computer modeling capabilities
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics
  • 8+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
  • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying; materials testing, or facility inspections
  • Task management skills
  • Computer skills with gINT, AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for dams and levees involving geotechnical analysis and design related to slope stability, seepage, earth retention, shallow and deep foundations, bearing capacity, and settlement. The work includes specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; installing instrumentation; and performing geotechnical computer modeling. Project work also involves preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. In addition, this role includes business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, workload estimating, and management of project tasks for adherence to scope, schedule, and budget. The position also entails fieldwork such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, and facility inspections. It requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Five years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Professional engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet creation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Geotechnical computer-modeling capabilities
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to water or tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, and/or advanced soil mechanics
  • At least eight years of geotechnical design experience, including overseeing drilling at dam and levee projects
  • Training or work experience in engineering of hydroelectric dams and/or levee systems, and familiarity with guidelines from USACE, FERC, BLM and/or FEMA
  • Training or experience with fieldwork such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, and facility inspections
  • Task-management skills
  • Computer skills with gINT, AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, Midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Interested in working on challenging engineering projects at power, mining, and transportation-related sites across North America? In this position, you’ll work with engineering teams on geotechnical engineering designs and assist with field coordination of investigation activities, construction observation, and problem-solving.

Project responsibilities include working on multi-discipline project teams to complete geotechnical soil and rock investigations and in-situ testing, for which you will: assist with observing the completion of soil borings, rock cores, and test excavations; classify soil (USCS) and bedrock samples and prepare drilling logs; observe and document construction activities by contractors; complete daily field observation logs; and inform the project team of progress on construction sites. Field work involves traveling to project sites.

In the office, you’ll track projects, assist engineering teams with field activities reporting, summarize and analyze data and investigations, assist with geotechnical engineering analyses and report preparation, and complete geotechnical designs under the supervision of experienced engineers. Communication skills are important as are attention to detail, an aptitude for learning on the fly, and a demonstrated willingness to be responsible and timely and to meet project commitments.

You may work on projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include performing geotechnical modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing geotechnical and structural instrumentation. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include preparing plans and specifications (including CADD work), writing reports, and estimating costs. This role also involves field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, surveying, materials testing, and facility inspections. In addition, you may be asked to manage selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Two years of relevant work experience through co-ops and traditional geotechnical engineering consulting
  • Strong technical skills and training and work experience in the field such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; and construction materials testing;
  • Demonstrated flexibility as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel to projects
  • Project or task management skills
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
  • 4+ years of geotechnical experience through previous geotechnical engineering consulting
  • Ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships with clients
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, and/or Geo-studio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work in facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided before work is assigned on these sites. Drug screening will be required depending on the client safety protocols.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for mine tailings storage facilities involving geotechnical and civil analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing instrumentation. Project work also includes preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. The position also entails field work, such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, facility inspections, and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance. In addition, it requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 0-3 years of traditional geotechnical engineering work experience
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Geotechnical computer modeling capabilities
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics
  • 1+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
  • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, or facility inspections
  • Task management skills
  • Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries
  • Computer skills with gINT, AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will be part of project teams completing geotechnical, civil, and structural engineering designs. Work entails geotechnical engineering analysis and design for: foundations (shallow and deep), slope stability and seepage, earth retention dams, and hydraulic structures. Responsibilities also involve specifying, implementing, and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing and in-situ testing; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; conducting facility inspections; performing geotechnical modeling; preparing design plans and specifications; and writing reports. The person in this role will also work on business development, project management, project planning and scheduling, mentoring and coaching of less-experienced staff members, and workload estimation. This position may require limited, out-of-town work assignments to meet clients' needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or ability to obtain a PE within one year
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and client needs
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel as required for projects
  • Computer skills, including modeling software (such as GeoStudio), design software for deep foundations (Apile, Lpile, AllPile, CT-Shoring, and GRLWEAP), word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 50 or more pounds
  • Project management experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Seven or more years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Proven project or task management skills
  • Experience scoping, contracting, executing, and managing advanced geotechnical field investigations, in-situ testing, and laboratory testing
  • Strong, proven business development skills


NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of engineering consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design for foundations (shallow and deep); slope stability and seepage; earth retention, dams and hydraulic structures; and groundwater. As part of project teams performing geotechnical, civil, and structural engineering designs, your work will include specifying, implementing, and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling and in-situ testing; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; performing facility inspections, geotechnical computer modeling, installation and interpretation of geotechnical instrumentation, overseeing design and assessment, preparation of design plans and specifications; and writing reports. Administrative work, such as business development, project management, project planning and scheduling, mentoring and coaching less-experienced staff members, and workload estimation are also part of this role. This position may require limited, out-of-town work assignments to meet clients' needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or ability to obtain a PE within one year
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and client needs
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel as required for projects
  • Computer skills, including modeling software (such as GeoStudio), design software for deep foundations (Apile, Lpile, AllPile, CT-Shoring), Autocad, word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 50 or more pounds
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Seven or more years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Proven project or task management skills
  • Experience scoping, contracting, executing, and managing advanced geotechnical field investigations, in-situ testing, and laboratory testing
  • Strong, proven business development skills


NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud of our recognition as a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive survey of our employees.

This work will be on multidiscipline project teams providing geotechnical engineering analysis and designs for a variety of projects, such as infrastructure, landslide and rockfall investigations and remediation, transportation, and flood diversion efforts. The client base will be primarily energy, oil sands, public sector, and potash industries. Project assignments may include helping our clients understand their needs and risks; preparing subcontracts; preparing, staffing, and overseeing geotechnical site investigations; geomechanics laboratory testing plans; interpreting field investigation, in-situ and instrumentation data; writing geotechnical engineering reports; estimating costs; providing geotechnical design; and performing geotechnical computer modeling. Project management activities will include responsibility for project deliverables, client communication, internal team coordination, mentoring junior staff, and financial performance on projects.

This individual will also have an opportunity to play a lead role in day-to-day client service and business development. Business development activities may include developing client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, and networking and working to inform clients of the full range of capabilities offered by the firm.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree with a geotechnical engineering emphasis from an accredited institution
  • At least five years of relevant work experience related to geotechnical engineering
  • Field experience
  • Professional engineer certification or ability to obtain P.Eng. within one year
  • Willingness to travel for work
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling (such as e.g. FLAC and, Plaxis, Geo-Studio, Soil Vision, Slide, LPile, APile)
  • Experience with geotechnical site investigation and soil mechanics laboratory testing
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship OR must be eligible to obtain a TN work permit
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
  • 10 years of relevant work experience related to geotechnical engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership skills


NOTE: Applicants must be safety-conscious and able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites. Applicants must also be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.


Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for mine tailings storage facilities involving geotechnical and civil analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work includes performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing instrumentation. Project work also involves preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. In addition, business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, workload estimating, and management of project tasks for adherence to scope, schedule, and budget are part of this role. The position also entails field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, and facility inspections. It requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 5 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices
  • Willingness to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet creation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Geotechnical computer modeling capabilities
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics
  • 8+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
  • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying; materials testing, or facility inspections
  • Task management skills
  • Computer skills with gINT, AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will undertake challenging work on projects involving geotechnical and geostructural engineering. Project assignments may include slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, and settlement analyses; design of earth retaining structures, dams, rock engineering, non-traditional geomechanical analyses; and project management. Work will also include performing advanced geotechnical analysis and design through numerical modeling. Projects can also include providing quality reviews, preparing plans and specifications, and writing reports. In addition, the position will include field work such as subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, surveying, construction observation, and facility inspections.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of geotechnical modeling software, such as FLAC, FLAC3D, GeoStudio suite, Midas GTS NX, and Plaxis
  • Master’s degree from an accredited engineering school with geotechnical or geological engineering emphasis
  • Zero years of relevant experience
  • Solid theoretical background in soil-structure interaction, saturated and unsaturated groundwater flow, soil and rock mechanics, computational mechanics
  • Understanding of the basis of finite-element and finite-difference analysis, such as linear and non-linear constitutive models
  • Ability to critically evaluation of outputs for geotechnical analysis
  • Flexibility, willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in geotechnical or geological engineering from an accredited engineering school
  • Experience with Matlab, UDEC, 3DEC, and PFC software
  • Proficiency in FISH (programming language for FLAC) and Python
  • Knowledgeable in common engineering programming languages, such as C++, Visual Basic, Fortran, etc.
  • Solid background in probability and statistics for engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Desire to work with a team of geotechnical engineers in modeling and mentor less experienced staff
  • Desire to perform business development and engage in client relationship-building
  • Background/experience working on mining and/or dam projects


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in a medical surveillance program is required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person in this position will undertake challenging work on projects involving geotechnical and geostructural engineering. Project assignments may include slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, and settlement analyses; design of earth-retaining structures, dams, rock engineering, non-traditional geomechanical analyses; and project management. Work will also include performing advanced geotechnical analysis and design through numerical modeling. Projects can also include providing quality reviews, preparing plans and specifications, and writing reports. In addition, the position will include field work such as, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, surveying, construction observation, and facility inspections.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Possesses thorough knowledge of geotechnical modeling software, such as FLAC, FLAC3D, GeoStudio suite, Midas GTS NX, and Plaxis
  • Master’s degree from an accredited engineering school with geotechnical or geological engineering emphasis or related degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Solid theoretical background in soil-structure interaction, saturated and unsaturated groundwater flow, soil and rock mechanics, computational mechanics
  • Understanding of the basis of finite-element and finite-difference analysis, such as linear and non-linear constitutive models
  • Capable of critical evaluation of outputs for geotechnical analysis
  • Demonstrated flexibility, willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in geotechnical or geological engineering from an accredited engineering school
  • Experience with Matlab, UDEC, 3DEC, and PFC software
  • Proficiency in FISH (programming language for FLAC) and Python
  • Knowledge of common engineering programming languages, such as C++, Visual Basic, Fortran, etc.
  • Solid background in probability and statistics for engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Desire to work with a team of geotechnical engineers in modeling and mentor less experienced staff
  • Desire to perform business development and engage in client relationship-building
  • Background/experience working on mining and/or dam projects


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in a medical surveillance program is required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering designs such as shallow and deep foundations; slope stability; seepage; bearing capacity; settlement; pavements; deep foundations; retaining walls; and dams. The position also includes implementing and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling, cone penetrometer and in-situ testing; instrumentation installation and monitoring; and overseeing on-site and laboratory testing. Projects focus on geotechnical and civil engineering design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, writing reports, and cost estimating. Administrative responsibilities such as business development; project management; mentoring and coaching; project planning and scheduling; and workload estimating are included in this role. This position will require occasional out-of-town work assignments to meet the needs of our clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience involving geotechnical engineering Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain PE within one year
  • Experience or familiarity with construction plans and specifications and implementation of a quality control plan on large and complex projects
  • Demonstrated flexibility, willingness to modify schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Willingness to travel to support project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of the local geotechnical markets
  • Proven business development skills
  • Consulting Engineering experience


NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

Barr is seeking an engineer with demonstrated experience leading, managing, and mentoring multi-discipline project teams as a practice builder. This position provides the opportunity to build a practice around a core team to work on a variety of consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering designs such as shallow and deep foundations; slope stability; seepage; bearing capacity; settlement; pavements; retaining walls; and dams. Projects focus on geotechnical and civil engineering design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, planning and oversight of investigations and analysis, writing technical reports, and cost estimating. The position will include project management for scope, schedule, and budget compliance, and will require working with engineers in other Barr offices. Administrative responsibilities such as business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, and workload estimating make up a significant part of this role. This position will require out-of-town work assignments to meet the needs of our clients including field work such as client meetings and presentations, construction review, and facility inspections.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. While the position is located in the Calgary office, fulfillment of the position responsibilities will require periodic travel. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience involving geotechnical engineering
  • Professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) or ability to obtain membership within one year
  • Strong technical understanding of a wide range of civil engineering such as structural, water resources with an emphasis on geotechnical analysis and design
  • Demonstrated flexibility, willingness to modify schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Demonstrated technical project leadership, management, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated client relationship development/business development experience
  • Desire to help build the geotechnical group in our Calgary office
  • Computer skills including modeling software (such as FLAC, Plaxis, MODFLOW and/or GeoStudio), word processing and spreadsheets
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally to support project needs
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of relevant work experience
  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
  • Experience with civil infrastructure including roadway, foundation, retaining wall, and bridge design
  • Experience with dams, including hydropower and tailings dam design, management and operation
  • Experience or familiarity with geotechnical engineering in support of buried pipelines
  • Engineering consulting or related experience
  • Knowledge of the geotechnical markets in western Canada
  • Strong, proven business development skills
  • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to foster ongoing relationships
  • Desire to become involved in the greater geotechnical community by performing research, giving presentations, and preparing publications
  • Proven experience collaborating and maintain relationships across offices

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for mine tailings storage facilities involving traditional geotechnical and civil analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work includes performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing instrumentation. Project work also involves preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. In addition, business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, and workload estimating are part of this role. It requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 10 years of traditional geotechnical engineering work experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven project management skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics
  • 15+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
  • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, or facility inspections
  • Task management skills
  • Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on geotechnical engineering projects for mine tailings storage facilities involving traditional geotechnical and civil analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work includes performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and installing instrumentation. Project work also involves preparing plans and specifications, reports, and cost estimates. In addition, business development, project management, mentoring and coaching, project planning and scheduling, and workload estimating are part of this role. It requires periodic out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 10 years of traditional geotechnical engineering work experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Strong geotechnical analysis and design skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Proven project management skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel to support project needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics
  • 15+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
  • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation, subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, instrumentation installation, surveying, materials testing, or facility inspections
  • Task management skills
  • Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a human resources associate to join its Minneapolis office. The human resources associate is part of a rotation program designed to give cross-functional HR exposure to staff members and prepare them to carry out a variety of generalist duties. The rotation will include periods of approximately 15-18 months working in support of training and development; staffing, recruiting, and onboarding; and HR compliance, processes, and projects. The person selected for this position will enter the associate program in the training and development role.

Responsibilities will include the support and coordination of a strong internal training program, including: coordinating the annual curriculum planning process with multiple program leads; evaluating company training needs and analyzing course feedback; preparing annual budget requests and tracking expenditures; supporting Barr’s coaching, mentoring, feedback and assessment programs; maintaining training-related materials on the company’s intranet site; and assisting the training assistant with training event support when needed. Responsibilities will also include leading or participating in training and development-related process improvements and initiatives, acting as a resource for course development and execution, and acting as a back-up for HR associates in other functional areas.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related area with coursework relevant to the practice of Human Resources
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and experience providing proactive, high-quality service to internal and external clients
  • Strong team mentality with a willingness to assist where needed to contribute to the group’s success
  • Solid critical-thinking skills and ability to bring forward situationally appropriate solutions to challenges
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to self-direct, prioritize and negotiate multiple responsibilities and client requests, completing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify plans to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • HR internship experience in areas of practice described above
  • Curriculum/course development and/or teaching experience
  • Learning Management System (LMS) experience
  • HRIS and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) experience, including report writing

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on challenging projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface-water interaction. Responsibilities may include working individually or as part of a project team to assist with aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and fate and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, groundwater, sediment, and soil gas, including oversight of well installation and sample collection; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
  • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or fate and transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
  • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 0 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
  • Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and programing experience using Python or FORTRAN
  • Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar fate and transport codes
  • Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in remote locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction and mining sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a hydrogeologist to join our Duluth office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface-water interaction. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with; aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and fate and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, groundwater, sediment, and soil gas, including oversight of well installation and sample collection; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
  • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or fate and transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
  • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 0 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
  • Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and programing experience using Python or FORTRAN
  • Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar fate and transport codes
  • Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in remote locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction and mining sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface-water interaction. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with; aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and fate and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, groundwater, sediment, and soil gas, including oversight of well installation and sample collection; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
  • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or fate and transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
  • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 0 - 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
  • Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and programing experience using Python or FORTRAN
  • Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar fate and transport codes
  • Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in remote locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction and mining sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work as part of on multidisciplinary project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise in our growing Salt Lake City office. The work will primarily serve clients at mining facilities and other heavy industrial facilities including fuels and/or natural gas facilities, including power generation facilities. Typical project assignments may include design related to fluid transfer, materials handling and general arrangements; preparing design drawings and specifications; completing engineering calculations and analyses; selecting equipment and components; writing technical reports; preparing sketches for system arrangement; developing details of designs; and preparing cost estimates and bid packages. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software, computer simulation modeling
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace
  • Background/experience working on industrial construction projects
  • Client service aptitude and experience
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Demonstrated project or task management skills


NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise. The work will primarily serve clients at mining facilities, fuels and/or natural gas facilities, power generation facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. Project assignments may include managing projects; preparing design drawings and specifications; completing engineering calculations and analyses; selecting equipment and components; writing technical reports; preparing sketches for system arrangement; developing details of designs; and preparing cost estimates and bid packages. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering from an accredited university or related degree
  • 10+ years of related work experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification, or ability to obtain within one year
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software, computer simulation modeling
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years of working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace
  • Background/experience working on industrial construction projects
  • Client service aptitude and experience
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Demonstrated project or task management skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency across multiple technical skills listed below
  • Managing engineering design projects/teams
  • Field work experience within industrial settings (mines, processing plants, refineries, power plants, etc.)
  • Mechanical equipment design and specification development
  • Steam system design
  • Process system design
  • Instrumentation and controls
  • Pump sizing/specifications
  • Hydraulic calculations for pumping/piping systems
  • Control valve sizing
  • HVAC sizing/design
  • Material handling system design (crushers, screens, conveyors, etc.)
  • Slurry pipeline systems
  • Piping design for ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, and similar codes
  • Pipe stress analysis with Caesar 2 or similar software
  • Pipe support and equipment nozzle design/qualification
  • Finite Element Analysis


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will support a fast-paced industrial client base and assist a team working on environmental permitting and compliance projects. Specific tasks may include completing daily reporting and filing, creating PDF files, maintaining a SQL database, organizing project files, providing scheduling and logistics support for meetings, creating Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and graphs, preparing permit applications and other work products for submittal, providing quality assurance/quality control for project documents, and assisting with preparation of client invoices. Work requires frequent interaction with other administrative staff, project managers, and internal teams to inform them of work status and coordinate tasks.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year degree in office administration or a related field, or at least two years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Interest in developing new computer skills
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and task follow-through
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Strong client-service mentality and a desire to help project teams be successful
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a consulting engineering environment
  • Experience with advanced functions of MS Excel, Access, Project, and Word
  • Proficiency creating and maintaining SQL databases
  • Comfort with setting up and hosting web-based conferences using WebEx
  • Experience using Deltek Vision

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

Barr is seeking a Structural Engineer to join its Salt Lake City, Utah team to work on multi-discipline project teams providing structural engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include design and analysis, project management, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. Clients will be primarily industrial, power, manufacturing, refinery, and mining companies. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.

This individual will also have an opportunity to play a role in day-to-day client service and business development. Business development activities may include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking of marketing leads and project opportunities, development of proposals and presentations, and networking and working to inform clients of the full range of capabilities offered by the firm.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in civil or structural engineering (including structural analysis, steel and concrete design)
  • 8 years of experience directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Licensed Structural Engineer (SE)
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Work experience with AutoCAD and structural engineering analysis software such as RISA 3D, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related work experience
  • M.S in civil or structural engineering
  • Experience with 3D software such as Revit
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills in a wide range of structural analysis and design
  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams of multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
  • Established network with area clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

Barr is seeking an engineer to join its growing Calgary office. This person will work with multidisciplinary teams providing field support and engineering analysis and design for industrial clients in the oil sands and the mining industries. Project work may include: managing and coordinating field personnel and technical scope for large-scale tailings management field programs, including working with clients to prepare plans and execution strategies; conducting preliminary tailings studies and assessments; overseeing on-site and bench-scale testing; providing on-site construction observation; evaluating and interpreting laboratory data; assisting with engineering designs; preparing cost estimates; preparing formal proposals; writing and managing delivery of technical reports; and performing other duties as assigned by the company. While the position is located in Calgary, it routinely will require travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, geological, geotechnical or chemical engineering with an interest in mine tailings management and execution of field programs
  • 5 or more years of work experience directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Professionally certified in Alberta (e.g., P. Eng.) or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and complex spreadsheets
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with multi-disciplinary teams of specialists (especially site operations) to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 25% field work and travel expected; project needs will vary seasonally and over time)
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in civil, environmental, geological, geotechnical or chemical engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in tailings management issues within the oil sands industry
  • Knowledge and experience of industrial processes such as mining, and/or minerals processing
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in remote locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction and mining sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

This position will involve work on projects with a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include: site development design, completing plans and specifications for construction, working with permitting agencies and public officials, storm water planning, hydrologic runoff modeling and hydraulic analysis, water-resources design (hydraulic structures, open channels, swales, pipes, water control structures, ponds, etc.). Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of GIS and CADD work, report writing, and spreadsheet work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources/civil design
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, open channel and pipe flow, and earthwork and grading plans
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets, and a working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • PE certification or ability to obtain PE certification within one year
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
  • Experience with hydrologic analysis; site development design, plans and specifications; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam and levee analysis and design
  • Proficiency with GIS and CADD (AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D) software
  • Proficiency with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software
  • Large project design experience (e.g. site and roadway design, stormwater management facilities, large hydraulic structures including dams and levees), including preparation of plans and specifications
  • Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience


NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, and within facilities that feature limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

Barr is an employee-owned company that fosters collaboration, provides opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentoring and coaching programs that support our employees’ professional development, along with opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal growth.

Summary

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for conducting engineering review of permit applications for development and redevelopment projects. Project work may include: site development design review, reviewing construction plans for conformance with stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and floodplain management rules; coordinating review for conformance with wetland management rules; working with permitting agencies and public officials; coordinating with watershed district staff; coordinating with permit applicants (including developers); reviewing hydrologic runoff modeling and hydraulic analyses; reviewing stormwater management designs submitted by permit applicants; and written documentation of conformance with the relevant rules. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position, however applicants seeking part-time work will be considered.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering
  • 2 -3 years of experience directly related to water resources
  • Familiarity with the following: stormwater management, earthwork and grading plans, and stormwater best management practices (BMPs)
  • Basic understanding of water-related environmental regulations
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients
  • Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and following-up, and keeping project information organized
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of water resources experience
  • P.E. Certification
  • Familiarity with MPCA’s Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS)
  • Familiarity with erosion and sediment control practices
  • Familiarity with floodplain and wetland management
  • Project or task management experience
  • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling and water quality modeling (e.g., HydroCAD, MIDS Calculator, P8)
  • Experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Experience with water environmental regulations and permitting in Minnesota or other states
  • Experience with construction oversight
  • Project design experience (e.g., subdivision site or roadway design, stormwater management facility design, etc.), including preparation of plans and specifications


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work with teams of engineers and scientists to complete water resources or civil engineering and related projects. Work includes completing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis related to stormwater planning and flood control; water quality analysis in urban and/or rural settings; hydraulic analysis and design related to rivers, streams, conveyances, dams and other hydraulic structures; preparation of technical reports, plans, and specifications; and working with clients, permitting agencies and public officials. Responsibilities may also include working on or supervising project teams conducting hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, water quality modeling, and GIS and CADD work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources
  • 6 years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain one within one year
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with water resources challenges such as stormwater management and flood control; precipitation and flooding data analysis; urban and rural hydrologic analysis; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam break analysis; dam and levee analysis and design
  • Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches and commonly used software
  • Working knowledge of GIS, and CADD software
  • Familiarity with water resources data collection methodologies
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in civil or environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology and/or water qualit
  • Experience with leading proposal management and development
  • Experience with proposal development
  • Experience with client management and business development
  • Experience with GIS, CADD, water quality modeling software; hydrologic modeling, and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software
  • Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics
  • Experience with site development design and plans and specifications
  • Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

This position will involve work on projects with a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include: hydrologic analysis related to stormwater planning and flood control; water quality analysis in urban and/or rural settings; hydraulic analysis and design related to rivers, streams, conveyances, dams and other hydraulic structures; preparation of technical reports, plans and specifications; and working with clients, permitting agencies and public officials. Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of project teams involved in hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, water quality modeling, GIS and CADD work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources
  • 8 - 10 years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with water resources challenges such as precipitation and flooding data analysis; urban and rural hydrologic analysis; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam break analysis; dam and levee analysis and design
  • Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches and commonly used software
  • Working knowledge of GIS, and CADD software
  • Experience with proposal development
  • Experience with client management and business development
  • Familiarity with water resources data collection methodologies
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in civil or environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Experience with leading proposal management and development
  • Demonstrated success in business development and client management
  • Experience with GIS, CADD, hydrologic modeling and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software, and water quality modeling
  • Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics
  • Experience with site development design and plans and specifications
  • Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience

NOTE:

Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

This position will involve work on projects with a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include: hydrologic analysis related to stormwater planning and flood control; water quality analysis in urban and/or rural settings; hydraulic analysis and design related to rivers, streams, conveyances, dams and other hydraulic structures; preparation of technical reports, plans and specifications; and working with clients, permitting agencies and public officials. Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of project teams involved in hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, water quality modeling, GIS and CADD work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources
  • 8 - 10 years of water resources engineering experience with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with water resources challenges such as precipitation and flooding data analysis; urban and rural hydrologic analysis; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam break analysis; dam and levee analysis and design
  • Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling approaches and commonly used software
  • Working knowledge of GIS, and CADD software
  • Experience with proposal development
  • Experience with client management and business development
  • Familiarity with water resources data collection methodologies
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in civil or environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology and/or water quality
  • Experience with leading proposal management and development
  • Demonstrated success in business development and client management
  • Experience with GIS, CADD, hydrologic modeling and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software, and water quality modeling
  • Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics
  • Experience with site development design and plans and specifications
  • Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience


NOTE:

Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

Barr Engineering is seeking a senior-level water and wastewater engineer to join its Minneapolis office. This person will undertake challenging and progressive work focused on water and wastewater systems and treatment facilities for industrial and municipal clients. This candidate will also have a role in day-to-day client service and business development. Project responsibilities may include working as an individual or leading project teams to assist our clients with evaluation, planning, and implementation of water, wastewater and reuse system operations to address current and future goals including: treatment technology evaluations that may include data analysis, mass balance calculations, modeling, bench testing, and pilot testing of physical, chemical or biological treatment unit operations for established and emerging contaminants; system operation, troubleshooting, and process improvement evaluations of existing treatment unit processes; long-range planning and facility management of water and wastewater and reuse systems, including evaluation of current operating systems and forecasting of future capital and operating expenses; development of conceptual and detailed engineering including plans and specifications for construction; assistance with contracting, start-up, troubleshooting, and operation of new treatment systems; and preparation of technical reports.

Typical business-development activities will include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, participating in industry associations, and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients. Additionally, the selected candidate will be leading client and regulatory negotiations and mentoring junior staff. This job may require occasional out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • 10 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of analysis and design related to water and wastewater engineering
  • Sound understanding of applied aquatic chemistry and environmental microbiology
  • Exposure to work in a laboratory setting including bench scale testing and wastewater analysis
  • Exposure to treatment plant operations
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships, and leading and working with multidiscipline teams
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • 15-25 years of relevant work experience
  • Drinking water or wastewater system operator license


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

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