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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 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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