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

Phone: 952-832-2600

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

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Salt Lake City, UT 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 work with teams on projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving in the air-quality field. This position presents the opportunity to grow with the air quality monitoring group in one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest and a firm that has been named as a “Best Engineering Firm to Work for” by the Environmental Business Journal and Civil Engineering News. Work will include conducting air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering, or environmental discipline
  • 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
  • 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 up to 50% of the time or more depending on client needs
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
  • Experience with air-emission sampling equipment and conducting air-emission stack tests
  • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
  • Experience working with continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) and with maintaining, calibrating, and troubleshooting them
  • Experience or education in laboratories and/or chemistry
  • Experience driving vehicles pulling trailers


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job tasks will require occasional heavy lifting, climbing ladders, and working at heights up to 200 feet. 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 multi-discipline project teams to provide computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform with a strong emphasis on Civil 3D. The successful candidate will undertake challenging work on civil engineering projects involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving. You will work with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of civil, mechanical, electrical, or structural, systems. Project responsibilities primarily include development and management of overall project CAD file structure, base files, planimetrics, design surfaces and pipe drafting networks, construction drawings, and renderings.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Ten years of experience with civil engineering project design, layout and production drafting workflow
  • Proficiency with current versions of AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and word processing software
  • Strong technical skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Strong organizational skills including ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Fifteen or more years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction


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.


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 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.


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
  • 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 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. 

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Summary

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

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

The person selected for 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, writing reports, assistance with large report production, construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspections. The work will involve frequent long-term out-of-town assignments.

Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • 0 to 2 years of related work experience
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada
  • Ability to obtain a TN Visa
  • Ability to safely lift and carry equipment weighing 20 kilograms


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 + Years of related work experience
  • Academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Field experience on construction sites and with construction observation
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design 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. A physical exam may be required and safety training will be provided.


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

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

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

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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

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

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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


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

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

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Summary

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

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

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

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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

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Summary

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

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

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

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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

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Summary

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

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

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


Minimum Qualifications

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

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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Description of Company

Barr is 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

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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


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

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

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Description of Company

Barr is 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


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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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 entry-level candidate to join its Salt Lake City office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the 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: environmental site assessments; 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 estimates 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, environmental, geological, or geo-environmental engineering
  • 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 and use of spreadsheets
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 30% travel and 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, environmental, geological, or geo-environmental engineering
  • 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


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

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

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

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Summary

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. 

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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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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 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

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Barr Engineering Company is seeking an environmental scientist/ecologist to join its Ann Arbor office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on, environmental impact assessment, permitting, and compliance projects. Work may include conducting environmental reviews; performing natural resource surveys; conducting wetland and waterbody delineations, inventories, and functional assessments; participating in other field studies; performing desktop and field threatened and endangered species reviews; conducting soil erosion inspections; developing field reports and environmental permit applications; and communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts to verify environmental compliance. The environmental scientist/ecologist will work with other Barr staff members, regulatory agency personnel, clients, and subcontractors. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree in plant or wildlife ecology, biology, botany, natural resources management, environmental science/studies/policy, or a related field
  • Experience with and ability to participate in field studies and field data collection efforts
  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • 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, state, and federal regulators
  • Legal authorization to work in the country without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in related area or specialized experience in the fields of ecology or natural resources management
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with GIS tools
  • Environmental consulting or regulatory agency work experience
  • Wisconsin DNR-certified to complete Natural Heritage Inventory environmental reviews
  • Michigan Wetlands Association certification in wetland delineation
  • Experience with the following:
  • Wetland determinations and delineations, wetland restoration design and construction, and restoration contracting and management
  • State and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects
  • State and federal threatened and endangered species programs
  • Soil erosion and sedimentation control planning and inspections, construction storm water plans, and site restoration planning


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


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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on projects involving coordination of field activities, data collection, problem-solving, and data collection. 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 out-of-town 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 and eligible to obtain a TN visa
  • 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 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 a geologist to join its Salt Lake City office 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: environmental site assessments; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and vapor; aquifer test performance and analysis; construction observation; and preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections, and technical reports. Onsite investigation tasks may include observing drilling and monitoring well installation, classifying soil and bedrock samples and collecting samples for field screening and laboratory analysis. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology or geological engineering
  • Academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above and successful completion of a field or research course
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Strong interpersonal, 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 (up to 30% travel and field work expected; project needs will vary seasonally and over time)
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Description of Company

Barr is 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

Join our growing Salt Lake City geotechnical team! 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. Travel may be required to other Barr offices. This job requires periodic out-of-town assignments to meet client’s needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 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 50 pounds or more
  • Computer skills, including familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • 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

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical/geological engineering with additional coursework in mining engineering or rock mechanics
  • 2+ years of geotechnical experience
  • Training or work experience in rock engineering
  • Ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships with clients
  • Project or task management skills
  • Interest in mining engineering, renewables, and fuels industries
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, RocScience and/or Geo-studio)


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work 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 Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

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

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Summary

The person in this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing geotechnical engineering support for mining industry (specifically oil sands and potash) projects related to infrastructure, landslide and rockfall investigations and remediation, transportation, flood diversion, energy, and research. Work will include understanding client needs and risks, learning how to contract investigation subcontractors, collecting geotechnical field data through in-situ testing or using the observational method, overseeing field investigations, conducting instrumentation installation and monitoring, performing laboratory studies, creating boring logs, and assisting with geotechnical computer modeling. Other tasks may include performing common geotechnical analyses such as those for slope stability, seepage, evaluation of bearing capacity, settlement, and deep foundations as well as preparing plans and specifications, writing reports, and estimating project costs. Fieldwork for the position will include construction observation and assistance with management of project scope, schedule, and budget. The position will require working with geotechnical engineers in other Barr offices as well as our clients.

This position will require work assignments throughout Canada and the U.S.

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 before being expected to work on these sites. Must be able to safely lift and carry 22.7 kg.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in an engineering field with a geotechnical engineering emphasis from an accredited institution
  • Zero years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design work
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule to meet project deadlines and client needs
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word and Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a P.Eng. after completing required engineering work experience
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada and the United States without the need for sponsorship or ability to obtain a TN work permit
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
  • Three plus years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Experience with CADD-based programs (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation)
  • Proven capability to take research-level work and implement practical applications
  • Experience in the oil sands or potash industries in Canada
  • Well-developed project and task management skills
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, Geo-Studio, Soil Vision, Slide, LPile, APile)
  • Field experience with cone-penetration testing, standard penetration testing, and other in-situ methods
  • Laboratory experience with strength and compressibility testing of clay and silt-size materials using a triaxial or ring-shear test apparatus

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 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 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

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

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

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

You may work on projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include performing geotechnical 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 geotechnical and structural instrumentation. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include preparing plans and specifications (including CADD work), writing reports, and estimating costs. This role also involves field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; facility inspections; and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis from an ABET accredited university (two or more classes in geotechnical curriculum)
  • Two years of relevant work experience through co-ops and traditional geotechnical engineering consulting
  • Strong technical skills and training and work experience in the field such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; and construction materials testing
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel to projects throughout North America (50% average for first three years)
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework in structural engineering or rock mechanics
  • 3+ years of geotechnical experience through previous geotechnical engineering consulting
  • Project or task management skills
  • Ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships with clients
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, and/or Geo-studio)
  • Training or work experience in rock engineering
  • Interest in renewable power, mining, power, and fuels industries


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


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

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

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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 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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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

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


Minimum Qualifications

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


Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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Description of Company

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

Why Choose Barr?

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

Summary

The person 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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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 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 Human Resources Associate is part of a rotation program at Barr, designed to give cross-functional HR exposure to entry-level staff and prepare them to carry out a variety of generalist duties. The rotation will include periods of approximately 15-18 months working in support of staffing, recruiting, and onboarding; training and development; and HR compliance, processes, and projects. The person selected for this position will enter the Associate program in the compliance, processes, and projects role.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering and verifying data needed for compliance reporting and working with our external vendor to prepare accurate and timely reports as needed for submittals to fulfill compliance obligations and obtain needed certifications (e.g. EEO and Affirmative Action reporting)
  • Monitoring and bringing forward information about legislative changes that may impact our employee policies and practices in the U.S. and Canada
  • Assisting with updates to our HR policies and practices, including gathering input, drafting text, coordinating legal review when needed, and communicating changes to staff.
  • Maintaining the human resources page on the company’s intranet site
  • Acting as a backup for key HR processes in peak seasons, such as college recruiting, interview scheduling, training event support, and benefits open enrollment
  • Creating and updating accurate practice documentation for key processes, as prioritized
  • Supporting preparation, administration, and analysis of results for periodic employee engagement surveys
  • Participating on internal teams tasked with carrying out strategic, corporate HR initiatives

  • Minimum Qualifications

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


    Preferred Qualifications

    • HR internship experience in areas of practice described above
    • Above-average Excel skills
    • HRIS and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) experience, including report writing

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

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

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    Description of Company

    Barr is 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 is part of our corporate human resources team embedded within our largest business unit. This person serves as a liaison between business unit and corporate HR functions and will be responsible for developing and sharing HR best practices with other liaisons and business units, providing business insight regarding corporate HR functions, and offering strategic, operational, and tactical HR advice to support business and company goals and mitigate risks, while creating and maintaining a consistent and positive experience for candidates and staff. The HR generalist will participate in ongoing processes and initiatives that support the business and HR strategies.

    The HR generalist operates in a consulting role to the business unit staffing coordinator, and carries out HR functions as part of a team of engineers, scientists, and other HR professionals. The position is focused on recruiting, engaging new technical staff, and supporting existing staff in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and staffing – Partnering with business leaders and technical staff to identify staffing needs; coordinating workload management plans; evaluating and recommending methods of sourcing and recruiting candidates; developing job postings; screening resumes; coordinating interviews and interviewing, evaluating, and selecting candidates as part of a team; delivering offers; and assisting with new employee integration.
  • Staff development and rewards - Supporting talent management processes including our coaching program. Developing content and delivering occasional training on HR-related topics. Participating in salary setting and employee education activities.
  • Employee relations and compliance – Investigating and addressing issues; interpreting HR policies and advising leaders and staff; assisting in the development of performance improvement plans and/or disciplinary actions.
  • Corporate HR initiatives and projects – Additional responsibilities include participating in or leading HR initiatives and projects in areas such as performance management/annual feedback, HR compliance, training and development, benchmarking and analyzing industry and competitive practices, talent management, diversity & inclusion, or other efforts.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related area
    • One year of experience related to job responsibilities described above
    • Problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to apply judgment and initiative in HR-related activities
    • Diplomatic, with excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong client-service focus with willingness to adjust approach and persevere to gain buy-in from key stakeholders and deliver results
    • Strong organizational skills including ability to prioritize and negotiate deadlines with multiple stakeholders
    • Agility to shift priorities and focus as business needs dictate
    • Knowledge of employment law
    • Experience in using HRIS and applicant tracking systems
    • Strong computer skills with special expertise with Microsoft Office software, especially Word and Excel
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Acceptable criminal background check result


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Three or more years of related experience
    • Strong interest and aptitude for gathering, analyzing, reporting, and portraying data in a concise format
    • Experience with engineering, professional service, or consulting firms with an emphasis on technical recruiting (engineering, scientist, technician roles)
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a team and build and maintain relationships at multiple levels and across geographic office locations
    • Exposure to using behavioral and competency-based interview guides
    • PHR/SPHR professional certification or equivalent

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

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

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    Description of Company

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

    Why Choose Barr?

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

    Summary

    This position is part of our corporate human resources team embedded within our Water Resources business unit. This person will serve as a liaison between business unit and corporate HR functions and will be responsible for developing and sharing HR best practices with other liaisons and business units, providing business insight regarding corporate HR functions, and offering strategic, operational, and tactical HR advice to support business and company goals and mitigate risks, while creating and maintaining a consistent and positive experience for candidates and staff. The HR generalist will participate in ongoing processes and initiatives that support the business and HR strategies.

    The HR generalist operates in a consulting role to the business unit staffing coordinator, and carries out HR functions as part of a team of engineers, scientists, and other HR professionals. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and staffing – Partnering with business leaders and technical staff to identify staffing needs; coordinating workload management plans; evaluating and recommending methods of sourcing and recruiting candidates; developing job postings; screening resumes; coordinating interviews and interviewing, evaluating, and selecting candidates as part of a team; delivering offers; and assisting with new employee integration.
  • Employee relations and compliance – Investigating and addressing issues; interpreting HR policies and advising leaders and staff; assisting in the development of performance improvement plans and/or disciplinary actions.
  • Staff development and rewards - Supporting talent management processes including our coaching program. Developing content and delivering occasional training on HR-related topics. Participating in salary setting and employee education activities.
  • Corporate HR initiatives and projects – Additional responsibilities include participating in or leading HR initiatives and projects in areas such as performance management/annual feedback, HR compliance, training and development, benchmarking and analyzing industry and competitive practices, talent management, diversity & inclusion, or other efforts.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related area
    • Four or more years of experience related to job responsibilities described above
    • Problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to apply judgment and initiative in HR-related activities
    • Diplomatic, with excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong client-service focus with willingness to adjust approach and persevere to gain buy-in from key stakeholders and deliver results
    • Experience providing data and business insight to support recommendations
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a team and build and maintain relationships at multiple levels and across geographic office locations
    • Strong organizational skills including ability to prioritize and negotiate deadlines with multiple stakeholders
    • Agility to shift priorities and focus as business needs dictate
    • Knowledge of employment law
    • Experience in using HRIS and applicant tracking systems
    • Strong computer skills with special expertise with Microsoft Office software, especially Word and Excel
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Acceptable criminal background check result


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 6+ years of experience related to job responsibilities described above
    • Strong interest and aptitude for gathering, analyzing, reporting, and portraying data in a concise format
    • Experience with engineering, professional service, or consulting firms with an emphasis on technical recruiting (engineering, scientist, technician roles)
    • Extensive experience developing and using behavioral and competency-based interview guides
    • PHR/SPHR professional certification or equivalent

    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 engineering student to work on projects involving civil and geotechnical engineering and related technical field assignments. Project assignments may include design and analysis; AutoCAD/Civil 3D drafting and design; field sampling and data collection; preparation of construction plans and specifications; spreadsheet preparation; short report preparation; laboratory testing and construction inspection/observation. The work may involve out-of-town assignments.

    Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • 3.2 grade-point average (4.0 scale)
    • At least two semesters of physics and three semesters of mathematics
    • Ongoing enrollment in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, or related degree program
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
    • 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
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • 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 Canada without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 3.5 grade-point average (4.0 scale)
    • Familiarity with gINT, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
    • Completion of at least one semester of third year engineering coursework
    • Previous engineering, field, or geotechnical experience
    • Ability to work in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship


    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. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Must be able to safely lift and carry 13.6 kg.


    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

    Barr is seeking a geology student to work on challenging geotechnical and civil engineering projects involving coordination of field activities, data collection, and problem-solving. Project responsibilities may include drilling observation and field crew coordination; geotechnical drilling and instrumentation estimates; surveying; vibration monitoring; and geotechnical construction observation. Preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections, and technical reports will be expected in this role. Onsite investigation tasks may include classifying soil and bedrock samples, and collecting samples for field screening and laboratory analysis. The work will involve frequent out-of-town assignments.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ongoing enrollment in a Geology degree program, or related
    • Grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Thorough, organized, and detailed approach
    • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with project team members in a high-energy work 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
    • Willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs
    • Willingness and ability to regularly travel
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
    • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Availability for full-time employment for a minimum of 6 months (approximately May-November/December)


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
    • Academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Construction materials testing experience


    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.

    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 air-quality projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving. The work will include air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. This role also may assist with ambient air-quality monitoring, indoor air-quality sampling, and meteorological data collection and processing. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ongoing enrollment in a science or engineering degree program
    • Self-initiative to identify and independently carry out tasks to completion
    • Self-motivation to overcome obstacles, fulfill commitments, and meet client needs
    • Conscientiousness for accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Commitment to putting team goals ahead of personal goals
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Thorough, detail-oriented approach and strong organizational skills
    • Good communication and personal interaction skills
    • Experience using computer spreadsheets
    • Availability and willingness to regularly travel up to 50 percent of the time with the potential for greater levels of periodic travel to meet client needs
    • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
    • Ability to work at heights
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
    • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
    • Laboratory/chemistry experience or education


    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of industrial and 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.


    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

    Internship will involve taking on challenging and progressive work on projects involving design, planning, and problem-solving in the civil and structural engineering field. Project responsibilities may include design using CADD modeling software and assistance with construction plans and specifications. These activities will be related to the design of two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) modeling. The intern in this position will support our internal project teams by creating, preparing, modifying and managing drawings, specifications and models for design documents. The work will be primarily related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, refineries, and other heavy industrial facilities.

    Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Pursuing an AA or AS degree in CADD technology or related field
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • At least one full-time semester remaining after internship
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Thorough and organized approach to work, attention to detail, and the ability to work within a team
    • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD
    • 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

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
    • Previous Civil 3D or Revit experience or other design 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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    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 intern in this position will take on challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving in the civil engineering field. Project responsibilities may include surveying, concrete and soils testing, water quality sampling, data collection at wells and water bodies, erosion control inspection, construction observation, sampling and testing equipment preparation, data reduction, spreadsheet preparation, CADD, assistance with construction plans and specifications, and assistance with report preparation.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Pursuing an AA or AS degree in civil technology or related field
    • GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or higher
    • Basic mathematical and computer skills
    • Ability and willingness to participate in field work
    • Comfortable working on and around water bodies
    • At least one full-time semester remaining after internship
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Thorough and organized approach to work, attention to detail, and the ability to work within a team
    • 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

    • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience
    • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word
    • Survey experience
    • Erosion control inspection training and experience
    • Construction observation and documentation experience
    • Experience in developing, using and interpreting construction and site development plans
    • GIS skills and experience

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

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

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    Description of Company

    Barr 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 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 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 multidisciplinary project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include collecting field information; completing engineering calculations and analyses; selecting equipment and components; preparing design drawings and specifications; writing technical reports; preparing sketches for system arrangement; developing details of designs; and preparing cost estimates.

    These activities will be related to the design of mechanical systems such as pipeline pump stations and terminals; bulk materials handling; process piping and pumping; industrial ventilation; industrial machinery and equipment; and building systems. The work will be primarily related to pipeline facilities, industrial processing facilities, power plants, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial environments. The work will at times involve short duration, out-of-town travel.

    Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
    • 0 – 2 years of relevant experience
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification, or ability to obtain within one yea
    • Familiarity with CAD design software and Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Flexible working style 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

    • 2+ years of relevant work experience
    • GPA of at least 3.2/4.0
    • Background/experience working in industrial settings
    • Experience with AutoCAD, CADWorx, or SolidWorks
    • Experience with computer simulation modeling or numerical modelling using Mathcad or Excel


    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and industrial facilities. The role may occasionally require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to working 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 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 multi-discipline project teams providing structural engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. The work will be primarily for hydropower facilities, wind turbine foundations, and industrial processing facilities including power plants, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in civil or structural engineering (including structural analysis, steel and concrete design)
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, word processing, and spreadsheet software
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the country without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2+ years of related work experience
    • M.S. in civil or structural engineering
    • Experience with structural engineering analysis software such as RISA 3D, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
    • Experience with 3D software such as Revit
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of structural analysis and design


    NOTE:Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial and construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities and construction sites. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas. 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 in this position will work on multi-discipline project teams providing structural engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. The work will be primarily for hydropower facilities, wind turbine foundations, and industrial processing facilities including power plants, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in civil or structural engineering (including structural analysis, steel and concrete design)
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year
    • 2+ years of related work experience
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, word processing, and spreadsheet software
    • Legal authorization to work in the country without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 4+ years of related work experience
    • M.S. in civil or structural engineering
    • Professional engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Experience with structural engineering analysis software such as RISA 3D, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
    • Experience with 3D software such as Revit
    • Strong technical 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


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

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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 or lead water resources/civil engineering projects.

    Project work may include both municipal and industrial stormwater management and planning; MS4 permitting; planning and design of domestic and industrial water treatment systems; design of municipal water and wastewater infrastructure; development of plans and specifications for construction; working with permitting agencies and public officials; hydrologic and hydraulic modeling; floodplain delineation and analysis; and other water resources-related 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, and report writing. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.

    NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and 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.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. degree in civil or environmental engineering, with emphasis on civil/water resources design
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
    • 10 years of civil engineering experience
    • Task and project management experience
    • Extensive practical experience with the development of civil design projects, including permitting, preparation of plans and specifications, construction oversight, etc.
    • Knowledge of regulatory requirements surrounding water resources management and surface water discharge
    • Water and wastewater infrastructure project development and design
    • 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
    • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, GIS, and CADD software
    • Experience with client relationship management and proposal development
    • 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
    • More than 12 years of civil/water resources engineering experience
    • Extensive civil design project management experience
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of water resources and civil engineering topics
    • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, NPDES discharge regulations, sediment transport issues, watershed management, hydraulic structures, bank stabilization, water and wastewater infrastructure design and construction oversight
    • Experience in business development and client management, including proposal management and development
    • Ability to travel and work internationally

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

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

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    Description of Company

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

    Why Choose Barr?

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

    Summary

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

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


    Minimum Qualifications

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


    Preferred Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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