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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 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 employees' 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 administrative assistant to join its Minneapolis office and support one of our four business units. Primary responsibilities will include providing the following support for internal and external meetings: scheduling across multiple offices; providing logistic support; coordinating catering; and providing WebEx support. Other assignments will include creating PDFs and copies; developing and editing presentation materials; performing word processing; assembling documents; creating and modifying Excel spreadsheets; serving as a backup for coordinating travel arrangements; supporting business unit leaders; and other administrative tasks as requested. Work will require frequent interaction with other administrative staff members, project managers, and internal teams to inform them of work status and coordinate the completion of tasks.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in business management or administration, communications, or a related field plus two or more years of professional office experience. In the absence of a degree, a minimum of five years of professional office experience is expected
  • Strong client-service mentality and an attitude and desire to help teams be successful
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and task follow-through
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong listening skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with emphasis on client service
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday in the office on a consistent basis, at minimum during the core business hours of 9a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • A flexible working style and the capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or administration, communications, or a related field
  • Experience with advanced functions of MS Word and Excel
  • Experience setting up and hosting conference meetings through WebEx
  • Experience with 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 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 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 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 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 with the Compensation & Benefits Manager, payroll staff, external vendors, and Barr employees to administer benefits in the United States and Canada. This position reports to the Compensation & Benefits Manager as a part of the Corporate Human Resources team.

Primary responsibilities involve administration of employee health/welfare and retirement benefits. This includes advising employees and internal stakeholders on benefit and policy-related matters, processing benefit changes, and entering benefit information into the Human Resources information system (HRIS) and vendor systems. The person in this position will also coordinate employee leaves including Family Medical Leave, disability pay, and unpaid leave.

Duties also include coordinating benefit payments with payroll, maintaining accurate benefit records, assisting with benefit compliance obligations (including Affordable Care Act, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, and Cafeteria Plan reporting and notices), assisting with annual open enrollment, coordinating employee benefit communications, reconciling benefit invoices, recommending and implementing improvements to benefit procedures, and coordinating benefit-related educational events. In addition, this person will spend a portion of their time assisting with compensation duties, including annual salary setting, and other HR-related efforts as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or HR or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and benefits experience
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, learn quickly, and be self-directed
  • High proficiency in MS Office programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in customer service and process administration
  • Positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and experience providing responsive service to internal and external clients
  • Ability to prioritize multiple client requests and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-plus years of experience in administering health and welfare, retirement benefits, and leave processing
  • Knowledge of benefit and payroll regulations such as Family Medical Leave Act, COBRA, ADA, Cafeteria 125 plans, ERISA, and Affordable Care Act
  • Experience handling and maintaining highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Experience providing HR administrative support and documenting or improving procedures
  • Benefits or HR-related certification
  • Experience administering salary setting and other elements of compensation

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 responsible for hiring, training, supporting, and managing our team of project accounting administrators (PAAs). This includes managing and overseeing the workload and work quality of the team, as well as completing PAA tasks in times of peak workload or reduced PAA capacity. The person in this role will also act as a liaison between project teams and the PAAs, ensuring that we serve and invoice our clients in a timely and efficient manner while balancing these needs with PAA capacity and the need for streamlined, efficient processes. The project accounting supervisor will also conduct training; drive documentation of key processes; screen, select, and integrate new PAAs; manage performance; lead continuous improvement efforts; and assist PAAs with troubleshooting and resolving issues.

Responsibilities and Typical Activities

  • Provide supervisory oversight for PAAs and project accounting activities
  • Oversee hiring, training, and integration of new PAAs
  • Oversee coaching and staff development for the PAAs
  • Anticipate and organize overall workload for the PAA team and monitor individual workloads, reallocating project/client responsibilities as needed
  • Prepare financial reports and analyze project financial results to confirm accuracy and completeness of information
  • Develop and enforce invoicing standards based on stakeholder input
  • Assess project accounting and invoicing problems as they arise and develop solutions for these issues, confirming the path forward where necessary and either completing or delegating follow-through actions
  • Work with PAAs and project managers to ensure that the necessary infrastructure and support exist so that accurate invoices can be prepared and sent in a timely manner
  • Ensure conformance with client requirements, including regulatory requirements for public sector invoices, when applicable
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts related to invoicing and collections
  • Develop process documentation with input from the PAA and Corporate Accounting teams, vetting the documentation with affected stakeholders
  • Develop inward-facing training materials for the PAA team and outward-facing materials for project teams
  • Serve as a point of contact for client, subcontractor, or internal team member questions or concerns related to project billing in cases where a situation is escalated beyond a PAA’s work, resolving issues efficiently with a focus on client service and reasonable processes and procedures
  • Serve as a member of the Accounting leadership team

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related area
    • Experience with project accounting and billing
    • Five or more years of experience supervising accounting teams
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • 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 to meet client and project needs
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong teams that include both in-house and remote members, adeptly and proactively addressing interpersonal concerns
    • Ability to delegate and provide team members with individual growth opportunities
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Skilled at presenting technical topics and interacting with staff at large who have varying degrees of financial acumen
    • Demonstrated super-user Excel skills
    • Ability to occasionally travel for short periods of several days
    • 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

    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 fosters collaboration and teamwork, offers opportunities for learning and professional growth, and focuses on providing exceptional client service. In addition to a competitive benefits package, we provide support for employee education as well as opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal development.

    Summary

    The business intelligence developer will help modernize and advance Barr’s business intelligence and data capabilities. The person in this position will support our internal data warehouse and meet reporting needs as well as the data needs of the company’s clients. This role offers an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and lead the advancement of our data-related capabilities using the latest cloud-based tools. The ideal candidate is passionate about data and looking to work in an environment offering opportunities for significant professional growth and development of expertise.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Continuing design and development of Barr’s enterprise data warehouse, dashboarding, and self-service reporting ecosystem using the Microsoft Business Intelligence toolset (SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS tabular, SSRS, Power BI, Azure)
  • Supporting external client projects that require data collection (IOT, web-based sources, internal system), transformation, storage, analysis, and visualization
  • Working with business analysts and other employees to elicit and clearly document BI requirements
  • Writing complex queries
  • Designing and developing database objects (such as databases, tables, views, and stored procedures) within a normalized and dimensional data warehouse environment
  • Developing, maintaining, and supporting ETL processes (SSIS & replication)
  • Using Power BI, Excel, SSRS and other tools to create reports, dashboards, and other data visualizations
  • Creating and supporting data dictionaries
  • Developing auditing and quality assurance practices to ensure accuracy of the data warehouse and reporting
  • Mentoring business unit employees to advance their data capabilities and understanding

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, analytics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field
    • Five years of experience in business intelligence, analytics, or statistical roles
    • Experience developing data warehouse and analytical tools for business purposes
    • Advanced SQL skills (SQL Server)
    • Proficiency in MS SQL technologies (e.g. SSIS, SSRS, SSAS - Tabular)
    • Experience developing with MS BI technologies including Power BI & DAX
    • Strong organizational skills, including ability to plan, monitor, and follow through on work commitments and confirm priorities with stakeholders
    • High level of commitment to delivering exceptional client service
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of data warehouse development processes and techniques, including dimensional modeling
    • Familiarity with Office 365 and Azure technologies such as Data Factory, Data Lake, IOT Hub, Stream Analytics, SharePoint Online, Power Apps
    • Familiarity with AI, Machine Learning, and Data Science concepts and tools (such as R, Python, and MATLAB)
    • Strong understanding of security within an integrated on-premise and cloud-based business intelligence environment

    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 fosters collaboration and teamwork, offers opportunities for learning and professional growth, and focuses on providing exceptional client service. In addition to a competitive benefits package, we provide support for employee education as well as opportunities for volunteering, socializing, and personal development.

    Summary

    This opportunity is for a business systems analyst with technical skills who will act as an internal consultant, engaging stakeholders across the organization on projects that support Barr’s business systems. The person in this position will work with users to map business processes, define requirements, and lead technical improvement projects that meet or exceed users’ expectations. The primary focus of this role is supporting the company’s HRIS (Epicor HCM) but there are additional opportunities to support other systems and lines of business.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing technical support for human resources (HRIS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), intranet, and custom systems
  • Assessing, defining, and resolving business process and system inefficiencies
  • Working with business partners and development resources to define and develop enterprise reporting as well as Barr’s enterprise data warehouse
  • Using MS SQL for data exploration, issue research and resolution, and fulfillment of ad hoc data requests
  • Participating in and leading multiple, concurrent projects
  • Eliciting and clearly documenting business and system requirements
  • Understanding the needs of multiple stakeholders and negotiating to manage expectations
  • Developing and executing test plans
  • Developing project documentation (such as business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, future state proposals, and test plans)
  • Assisting with database development and support
  • Providing project leadership for process improvements, system administration, upgrades, and enhancements
  • Serving as a mentor to HRIS users and administrators

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, computer science, business, or a related field
    • Five years of experience in a business analyst or systems analyst role
    • Strong client service skills, including ability to understand, educate, and build relationships with internal clients and vendors
    • Solid analytic and problem-solving skills, including willingness to work independently to research issues
    • Strong organizational and project management skills, including ability to plan, monitor, and follow-through on work commitments and confirm priorities with stakeholders
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to understand, map, and document systems and processes and recommend improvements
    • Proven experience using relational database tools, with advanced query-writing (SQL) and Microsoft Excel skills
    • Previous system testing, upgrade, and conversion experience
    • Enterprise system administration experience
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong knowledge of human resources and/or finance concepts and practices
    • Knowledge of data warehouse development processes
    • Experience developing data warehouse or analytical tools for business purposes
    • Experience with ADP Payroll, Epicor Human Capital Management (HCM), Deltek Vision, and other HCM and ERP systems
    • Familiarity with O365 & Azure technologies (SharePoint Online, Power Apps, Teams, etc.)
    • Familiarity with MS SQL technologies (Power BI, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS – Tabular, etc.)
    • RFP/RFI experience
    • Experience using group process facilitation and process mapping tools
    • Coursework emphasis on or continuing education in database technologies or other IT-related courses

    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 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?

    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 work as part of a team on projects involving civil engineering and related technical assignments. Work may include performing design and analysis, completing designs with CADD modeling software, preparing construction plans and specifications, completing construction cost estimating, and performing construction observation. Areas of practice will include general civil design, utility design, rail-site grading design, and earthwork. The person in this role may also gather field samples, perform surveying, complete data reduction, and conduct instrumentation monitoring. The work may occasionally involve short-term out-of-town assignments.


    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, oral, and written communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to conduct field work 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 certification within one year
    • 2+ years of related work experience


    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.

    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 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. 

    apply online

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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. 

    apply online

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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. 

    apply online

    Salt Lake City, UT link print
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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. 

    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

    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
    • 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. 

    apply online

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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. 

    apply online

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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 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

    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

    • 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

    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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    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, 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 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 Co. is seeking a senior-level water resources engineer and practice builder to join its Salt Lake City office and undertake challenging and progressive work identifying projects related to water supply, water treatment, hydraulic and hydrologic analysis and flood control. We seek a senior-level manager who is familiar with and understands the Utah water industry and is able to assess the alignment of project opportunities with Barr’s capabilities. The person in this position may also manage projects and sub-consultants occasionally, plan and advocate for staff growth as driven by opportunity, and mentor and develop water resources staff.

    Business development activities will include cultivating a client network and familiarizing prospective clients with the full range of Barr’s services, evaluating project opportunities, and assisting with the development of proposals and cost estimates. Project responsibilities may include client communications, overall project coordination, quality control, plan and specifications review, and managing small teams of professionals. Work may periodically require travel.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in civil or environmental engineering
    • Eight years of water supply, water management, or water treatment experience
    • Experience with and demonstrated success in business development
    • Significant project management experience and strong interpersonal skills
    • History of successful project involvement with state and municipal engineers and government officials and regulators
    • Strong client service ethic and proven success in meeting client needs
    • Understanding of and experience with western water law
    • Wide network of local, state, and regional contacts in the water resources field
    • History of significant involvement with professional services organizations
    • Superior oral and written communication abilities
    • Demonstrated project organization and management/leadership skills
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Utah and/or nearby state(s)
    • Fifteen or more years of relevant experience
    • History of successfully pursuing grants and other public funding for municipal projects
    • Experience as director of public works for one or more municipalities
    • Expertise with water conservation and re-use programs
    • History of success in building and maintaining client networks
    • Advanced degree and/or specialized experience in civil/environmental engineering
    • Proficiency with project management software (e.g. MS Project, Primavera) and 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 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

    As a communications specialist in Barr’s Minneapolis headquarters you will work closely with engineers, scientists, and other communications specialists on external, internal, and marketing communications, including preparing proposals and marketing materials. Your work will include helping develop strategies for proposals and opportunity pursuits; writing, editing, and designing persuasive proposals and presentations; developing content for the company website and social media; creating and updating marketing materials; and assisting with collection and analysis of proposal and other data.

    Please include a cover letter with your application.


      Minimum Qualifications

    • B.A. degree in English, communications, marketing, or related field
    • One year of experience in a communications position, preferably communicating technical information to a non-technical audience
    • Excellent written communication, editing, and proofreading skills
    • Attentiveness to details and deadlines
    • Working knowledge of graphic design and document design principles
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel software
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Four years of relevant experience, preferably involving writing proposals or persuasive communications
    • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and/or MS Project software
    • Advanced document design and graphic design skills
    • Technical editing experience
    • Photography 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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    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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    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. 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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    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 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

    Barr is seeking an environmental consultant to join its growing Salt Lake City office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. The selected candidate will have a role in client service, project execution, internal team coordination, mentoring junior staff, and business development activities. Project work may include coordinating ASTM Phase I environmental site assessments; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; conducting remediation technology evaluations and feasibility studies; developing site management strategies and response action plans; and coordinating site remediation activities. Business-development activities will include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological, or chemical engineering or related degree
    • 8 or more years of relevant work experience
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills
    • Thorough knowledge and experience working with state and federal environmental, waste and water regulations
    • Demonstrated project organization and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated client-relationship and business development 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 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

    • Advanced degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological or chemical engineering or related degree
    • 15 or more years of relevant work experience
    • Registration as a professional engineer or geologist in Utah or the ability to obtain it within a year
    • Established network with area clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
    • Familiarity with Utah DEQ environmental regulations
    • Familiarity with Utah DNR Oil, Gas, and Mining regulations and policies


    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 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 an environmental data management technician to join its Minneapolis office. The person in this position will work primarily in the environmental database, EQuIS, with a heavy emphasis in Microsoft Excel. Assigned work tasks may include: entering data into the EQuIS database; manually checking data thoroughly against original documents; entering geologic data and producing boring logs; producing charts and reports; performing advanced formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel; following processes set by data management department; and discussing data and projects with other data management staff.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies/sciences, geology, chemistry, biology or related field
    • Experience working with databases and managing large data sets
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including experience with charts and functions
    • 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

    • 1+ year professional experience working with databases and/or Microsoft Excel
    • Knowledge and experience with the following applications: EQuIS, Access, and/or gINT
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including experience with macros and pivot tables
    • Knowledge of chemistry and/or geology
    • Knowledge of state and federal 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 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

    Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental engineer to join its Ann Arbor office in May 2019 and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and soil gas; construction observation; engineering calculations; remedial design; construction cost estimates, plans and specifications; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in civil, chemical, environmental, geological engineering, or other related engineering major with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • 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, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS and CAD software
    • 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 25% travel and 50% 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 civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain certification within one year
    • 1-3 years of experience working on construction or environmental sites
    • 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 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 Salt Lake City office to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to mineland reclamation and the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Project work may include conducting onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater and vapor; evaluating and interpreting laboratory data; developing remediation and reclamation strategies and designs; performing technology evaluations; coordinating bench- to field-scale technology demonstration tests; completing feasibility studies; preparing plans and specifications; estimating costs; providing on-site construction management; and writing technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may be year-round and will likely include some out-of-town travel.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, geological, or geo-environmental engineering
    • 5 or more years of work experience directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Professional engineer (PE) 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, regulators, and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated project organization 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 teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 30% field work and travel 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 civil, environmental, or geological engineering
    • Construction management experience
    • Knowledge and experience in contaminated site remediation and mineland reclamation
    • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification
    • Familiarity with Utah DEQ environmental regulations
    • Familiarity with Utah DNR Oil, Gas, and Mining regulations and policies


    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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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an entry-level geologist or engineer to join its Hibbing, Minnesota, office and undertake challenging work on projects related to the development, processing, management, and restoration of natural resources.

    Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a team to assist with environmental site assessments; environmental permits; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and vapor; construction observation; remedial design; preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections and drawings, cost estimating and technical reports. Field work opportunities will be year-round and likely will include out-of-town travel.

    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, sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials, and active mine sites. An OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program is required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to these sites.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in geological engineering, geology, or related field
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, Geologist-in-Training (GIT) certified, or ability to obtain certification within one year
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • A flexible working style with 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 geological engineering, geology, or related field
    • Successful completion of a field or research course
    • Coursework related to groundwater flow
    • Coursework related to statistics
    • 1-3 years of experience related to environmental work
    • Familiarity with environmental regulations and permits

    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

    • 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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    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. 

    apply online

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Summary

    The person selected for this position will 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 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 instrumentation installations. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include the preparation of plans and specifications (including CADD work), writing reports, and estimating costs. The also includes field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; facility inspections; and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance. This job requires periodic out-of-town assignments.

    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. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
    • 0 - 2 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
    • 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/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 verbal 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

    • 2+ years of geotechnical experience
    • Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; or facility inspections
    • Project or task management skills
    • Interest in renewables, mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries
    • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, and/or Geo-studio)

    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 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 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 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. Responsibilities will involve working on engineering project teams performing geotechnical, civil, and structural engineering designs. Work also will include specifying, implementing, and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling and cone penetrometer testing and in-situ testing; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; performing facility inspections, geotechnical computer modeling, 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, and GRLWEAP), 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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    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; bearing capacity; settlement; pavements; retaining walls; and dam evaluations. Responsibilities also include performing field investigations, overseeing subcontracted investigation services, geotechnical engineering analysis using computer modeling; specifying, implementing and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling, cone penetrometer and in-situ testing; instrumentation installation and monitoring; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; and writing reports. The position involves field work such as construction quality assurance observation and geotechnical field investigations. The position will include executing project management scope, schedule and budget compliance and will require interfacing and collaborating on these projects with engineers in other Barr offices. This position will require travel for out-of-town work assignments to meet the needs of our clients.

    NOTE: Some work 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 with a geotechnical emphasis
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
    • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or ability to obtain a PE within two years
    • 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
    • Ability and willingness to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
    • Computer skills, including AutoCAD, modeling software (such as FLAC, Plaxis, and GeoStudio), design software for deep foundations, word processing, and spreadsheets
    • 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 engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
    • 7+ years of relevant work experience
    • Proven project or task management skills
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
    • Experience scoping, contracting, executing, and managing advanced geotechnical field investigations, in-situ testing, and laboratory testing
    • Strong, proven business development skills
    • Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, pipeline facilities, transportation and fuels industries
    • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices

    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 a variety of engineering consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design for foundations (shallow and deep); slope stability and seepage; bearing capacity; settlement; pavements; retaining walls; and dam evaluations. Responsibilities also include performing field investigations, overseeing subcontracted investigation services, geotechnical engineering analysis using computer modeling; specifying, implementing and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling, cone penetrometer and in-situ testing; instrumentation installation and monitoring; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; and writing reports. The position involves field work such as construction quality assurance observation and geotechnical field investigations. The position will include executing project management scope, schedule and budget compliance and will require interfacing and collaborating on these projects with engineers in other Barr offices. This position will require travel for out-of-town work assignments to meet the needs of our clients.

    NOTE: Some work 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 with a geotechnical emphasis
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
    • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or ability to obtain a PE within two years
    • 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
    • Ability and willingness to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
    • Computer skills, including AutoCAD, modeling software (such as FLAC, Plaxis, and GeoStudio), design software for deep foundations, word processing, and spreadsheets
    • 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 engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
    • 7+ years of relevant work experience
    • Proven project or task management skills
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
    • Experience scoping, contracting, executing, and managing advanced geotechnical field investigations, in-situ testing, and laboratory testing
    • Strong, proven business development skills
    • Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, pipeline facilities, transportation and fuels industries
    • Proven experience collaborating and maintaining relationships across offices

    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 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
    • 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
    • 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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    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 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. 

    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?

    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 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

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    NOTE: Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.

    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

    This position offers an opportunity to contribute and learn as part of a progressive and innovative design team providing landscape architecture, landscape ecology, and environmental engineering and planning services to Barr’s clients. The person in this position will work on landscape architectural site design projects, such as parks design, campus master planning, trails and open spaces design, and innovative stormwater treatment design, as well as native plant community restoration and natural resource management planning. Project work will integrate sustainable landscape design principles with traditional landscape architecture.

    The person in this role will assist Barr’s landscape architects, civil engineers, and natural resources group members with design and planning projects. Much of the work will involve assisting with construction plans and detailing, illustrative renderings, sections, perspectives, and info-graphics. Responsibilities will also include producing detailed cost estimates and technical specifications related to the designs.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture
    • One to two years of professional experience in landscape design
    • Experience drafting landscape construction plans including grading, planting plans, sections, and detailing
    • Understanding of native plant communities
    • Ability to create detailed and attractive renderings, section/elevations, infographics, and diagrams for client and public presentations
    • Demonstrated talent for document layout, graphic design, and presentation creation
    • Interest in working towards professional registration
    • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
    • Ability to draft, design, and detail landscape construction elements
    • Experience writing technical specifications
    • Experience preparing design and construction cost estimates
    • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Self-driven and independently motivated to move tasks and projects forward with minimal guidance or direction
    • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients
    • Experience with construction specifications and cost estimation
    • Experience with AutoCAD and the Adobe Creative Suite
    • Understanding of GIS principles
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in landscape architecture
    • Proficiency and significant experience with design software
    • Proficiency with GIS tools
    • Proficiency with Autodesk Revit, Autodesk 3ds Max, or similar artistic rendering software
    • Experience observing construction in the field and working with contractors to interpret plans and specifications


    NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that 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.


    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?

    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

    This is a temporary position for a person to assist several multi-discipline project teams and to provide process-related technical expertise for both internal teams and our clients. Projects may involve mining and industrial process design and engineering, instrumentation, and process optimization. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS in related engineering field or equivalent experience
    • At least ten years of related experience
    • Experience working at industrial sites as either an operator or a consultant
    • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work as part of a team in an environment that encourages initiative
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and client needs
    • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
    • Ability to market and develop work in the process field and supporting disciplines
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 15 or more years of related experience
    • Plant operations 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. 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

    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 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 Company is seeking an entry-level engineer to join its Minneapolis office to work on projects related to civil engineering, hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, and related technical activities. The work includes a two-year commitment to a project team supporting industrial mining clients in Saskatchewan, Canada. A typical rotation will consist of two weeks onsite at client facilities, followed by two weeks at Barr’s Minneapolis office.

    Assignments onsite at client facilities may include working with client staff and contractors, and may include construction observation and reporting, surveying, collecting hydrologic or water quality measurements, and overseeing materials testing.

    Assignments in Minneapolis may be in support of the industrial mining project team or may be related to other projects and clients, as workload dictates. Tasks may include working as an individual or as part of a project team, development of plans and specifications, grading plans and earthwork balance calculations, and erosion protection plans, and cost estimating.

    Assignments may also include stormwater planning, hydrologic runoff modeling and analysis (hydrologic modeling, open channel and pipe flow design and design of water control structures), water balance analysis, and hydraulic analysis (including analysis and design of hydraulic structures, pipes, and pumps). The work will also include communication with permitting agencies and public officials, and report writing.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering with an emphasis on civil design
    • Familiarity with one or more of the following: civil site design, plans and specifications development, earthwork and grading plans, cost estimating, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, open channel and pipe flow modeling, and lake and stream water quality issues
    • Strong computer skills, including use of word processing, spreadsheets, and modeling software
    • Exposure to GIS, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and other CADD software
    • Exposure to hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling packages
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Demonstrated written and oral presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills and writing skills
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Ability to obtain Canadian work permit


    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS degree in civil or environmental engineering
    • 2+years of consulting engineering experience
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
    • Project design experience (e.g., site and roadway design, stormwater management facility design, design of water or wastewater infrastructure), including cost estimating and preparation of plans and specifications
    • Significant experience with GIS, CADD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and hydrologic and hydraulic models
    • Project or task management experience


    NOTE: Applicant must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites. Work 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.

    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 reviewing permit applications for development and redevelopment projects submitted to a watershed district client. Project work may include: reviewing site development designs; 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 and permit applicants, including developers; reviewing hydrologic runoff modeling and hydraulic analyses; reviewing stormwater management designs submitted by permit applicants; and providing written documentation of conformance with the relevant rules. This is a full-time position; however, applicants seeking part-time work will be considered. Salary commensurate with experience.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources
    • 3 years of experience directly related to water resources
    • Familiarity with the following: hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, open channel and pipe flow, 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
    • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling and water quality modeling (e.g., HydroCAD, MIDS Calculator, P8)
    • 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, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, 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
    • 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 (such as subdivision site or roadway design or stormwater management facility design) 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?

    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

    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
    • 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, and 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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    apply online

    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: hydraulic analysis and design related to rivers, streams, conveyances, dams and other hydraulic structures; hydrologic analysis related to stormwater planning and flood control; 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, 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.
    • 10 years of water resources engineering consulting experience with a focus on hydraulics and/or hydrology.
    • Project management experience.
    • Experience with water resources challenges such as precipitation and flooding data analysis; urban and rural 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 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 hydraulics and/or hydrology.
    • Experience with leading proposal management and development.
    • Demonstrated success in business development and client management.
    • Experience with GIS, CADD, and hydrologic modeling and 1D and 2D hydraulic modeling software.
    • Strong technical skills in a broad range of civil engineering topics.
    • 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: 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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    apply online

    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. 

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