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Civil Engineering - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. is seeking a professionally licensed civil engineer with proven project management and leadership skills, or a star project engineer on track to project manager.  This position is responsible for managing engineering projects in the civil engineering discipline or across multi-disciplines. At Summit, Project Managers lead design teams to execute the design of complex projects, organize the efforts of project teams, prepare project proposals, and lead design engineering in their discipline of expertise. They manage schedules and budgets, as well as perform business development and generate new work for the firm. Technical areas of design work include sustainable site design, conceptual site layout, stormwater management, grading, utility systems, roadway design and hydraulic, hydrologic and earthwork calculations. We are currently looking for a candidate with specific expertise in hydraulic and hydrology modeling of open channel and piped systems as it relates to land development.

This unique individual comes with a passion for what they do, an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work efficiently with a team while managing many tasks in a fast-paced environment.  This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and design engineering on winery, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, industrial and water/wastewater treatment projects. Communication with clients and providing them with quality and creative design solutions are paramount to the success of our firm.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • California Professional Engineering License (P.E.)
  • QSD/QSP and LEED AP certifications preferred.
  • 5+ years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • 2+ years project management experience, including proposal preparation, project staffing, scheduling, monitoring scope and budgets, and construction document preparation. An exceptional candidate who does not have previous project management experience may spend some time in a project engineer role to become familiar with the Summit procedures and projects before being moved into a project management role.
  • Technical expertise in at least one area where Summit performs a significant amount of work, such as site development, grading, drainage and utilities.
  • Knowledge of sustainable site design practices.

Company Description:

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined engineering firm located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country. We have just over 40 employees, and divisions in Civil, Structural, Water/Wastewater, Electrical engineering and Planning. Our firm is the leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery projects throughout California, and has been in business for over 40 years. Additional markets include brewery, resort, custom residential, commercial, and small municipalities. Summit is known for excellent long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work.

For 11 years now, Summit Engineering, Inc. has been voted one of the "Best Places to Work in the North Bay". We offer competitive salaries, full benefits including a company paid 401K, support for training and development, and an alternative work week schedule with every other Friday off. 

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is looking for a talented Project Engineer for our growing Electrical and Lighting Design Division. This individual will work with architects and commercial clients, and collaborate with Summit Engineering team members. You will be responsible for the design of electrical systems and lighting design for a variety of types of buildings, including wineries, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, municipal, and educational.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and work with clients, architects, and other design discipline consultants to develop project electrical system requirements.
  • Perform electrical engineering calculations and designs using technical skills, experience and engineering judgment.
  • Review and interpret architectural and co-consultant drawings.  Coordinate specific electrical connection requirements for the various project disciplines' equipment and systems.
  • Develop electrical and lighting system construction drawings utilizing REVIT and/or AutoCAD and prepare related technical specifications.
  • Plan new electrical utility services for a facility, and coordinate with respective utility company representatives.
  • Work with vendors and manufacturers to obtain technical design information related to electrical and lighting products.
  • Perform construction phase work including review of equipment submittals, respond to RFIs, site visits and prepare field reports.
  • Prepare written correspondence, engineering reports, and other project documentation. This includes communicating with the project team, clients and contractors, in a clear, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Provide input to project team, regarding project status and schedule, on a regular basis.
  • Assist project managers with proposal preparation, including developing scope of services and task budgets.
  • Take responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back check work, communicate questions, and seek out assistance from senior level staff when needed.
  • Assure that all engineering work is aligned with Summit technical standards and has been reviewed in accordance with Summit procedures.
  • Work on multiple projects/tasks at the same time.
  • Actively participate in ongoing learning, and engage in training opportunities and career development.

The type of person we are looking for likes a challenge, and actively seeks new knowledge related to engineering technology practices and principles. They take personal responsibility, and are able to foster a commitment to external and internal client service.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution and/or lighting design.
  • Professional Engineer License (PE), or in the process of achieving.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the design of electrical and lighting systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices, and building, electrical and energy codes.
  • Proficient in the use of REVIT and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of Title 24 requirements for lighting and electrical systems.
  • LEED certification, or desire and plan to achieve.
  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. To be considered, candidate must currently be US based.

TO APPLY:  Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this position to recruiting@summit-sr.com.  This position will be located in Santa Rosa, CA.  Relocation assistance is available.

Electrical Engineering - Staff Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi‐discipline engineering firm located in Santa Rosa, California. We are a leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery and other projects throughout California. We currently have an outstanding an opportunity for a staff engineer in the field of electrical engineering and lighting design.

As a staff engineer, you will utilize your education and gain experience working on the lighting design and power distribution aspects of building projects. Project types include wineries, custom residential, and commercial office, municipal and healthcare facilities.  The individual we’re seeking comes with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Client service and quality design engineering is paramount to what Summit Engineering is about. This is a full-time position, with benefits that include a 401(K).

Qualifications / Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in lighting design and /or power distribution and electrical building systems
  • Previous related internship experience preferred
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification (or in the process of obtaining)
  • Ability to pursue and obtain a California P.E.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficiency with lighting design software programs (AGI, Visual or similar)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well on a project team
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Valid driver’s license

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this opportunity to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Structural Engineering - Staff Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA).  Our Structural, Civil, Wastewater, and Electrical Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects. Our collaborative but fast-paced environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth.

The Job
This position involves performing engineering calculations and design using technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications. You will prepare plans and details in AutoCAD or Revit for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications. You will perform analysis using computer software and verify with supporting calculations. You will also work collaboratively on projects with your colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Job Requirements

  • Beginning to intermediate skill with REVIT software.
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural and E.I.T. Certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with wood design desired.
  • Ability and drive to pursue and obtain a California P.E. license.
  • Competency in working with at least one other structural software program such as RAM, STAAD, ETAB, or RISA.
  • Ability to prepare AutoCAD structural plans and details with minimal supervision.
  • Experience on a construction site, either through internship or work experience, highly preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in a similar role highly preferred.
  • Ability to resolve issues and complete work per deadlines efficiently.
  • Ability to work well on a project team.

Company Description
Summit Engineering, Inc. is consistently voted as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the North Bay. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off.

At Summit, we work hard; we have fun; we have high expectations of ourselves and one another, and help each other to achieve those expectations. We enjoy our work and we like our clients. We dress casually. We treat each other with respect. We have a sense of humor. We are on time. We understand people have full lives. We trust one another. We don’t whine, but we do wine. We think this is an awesome place to work.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this position to recruiting@summit-sr.com. 

Job Openings

Civil Engineering - Project Manager

Civil Engineering - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. is seeking a professionally licensed civil engineer with proven project management and leadership skills, or a star project engineer on track to project manager.  This position is responsible for managing engineering projects in the civil engineering discipline or across multi-disciplines. At Summit, Project Managers lead design teams to execute the design of complex projects, organize the efforts of project teams, prepare project proposals, and lead design engineering in their discipline of expertise. They manage schedules and budgets, as well as perform business development and generate new work for the firm. Technical areas of design work include sustainable site design, conceptual site layout, stormwater management, grading, utility systems, roadway design and hydraulic, hydrologic and earthwork calculations. We are currently looking for a candidate with specific expertise in hydraulic and hydrology modeling of open channel and piped systems as it relates to land development.

This unique individual comes with a passion for what they do, an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work efficiently with a team while managing many tasks in a fast-paced environment.  This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and design engineering on winery, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, industrial and water/wastewater treatment projects. Communication with clients and providing them with quality and creative design solutions are paramount to the success of our firm.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • California Professional Engineering License (P.E.)
  • QSD/QSP and LEED AP certifications preferred.
  • 5+ years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • 2+ years project management experience, including proposal preparation, project staffing, scheduling, monitoring scope and budgets, and construction document preparation. An exceptional candidate who does not have previous project management experience may spend some time in a project engineer role to become familiar with the Summit procedures and projects before being moved into a project management role.
  • Technical expertise in at least one area where Summit performs a significant amount of work, such as site development, grading, drainage and utilities.
  • Knowledge of sustainable site design practices.

Company Description:

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined engineering firm located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country. We have just over 40 employees, and divisions in Civil, Structural, Water/Wastewater, Electrical engineering and Planning. Our firm is the leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery projects throughout California, and has been in business for over 40 years. Additional markets include brewery, resort, custom residential, commercial, and small municipalities. Summit is known for excellent long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work.

For 11 years now, Summit Engineering, Inc. has been voted one of the "Best Places to Work in the North Bay". We offer competitive salaries, full benefits including a company paid 401K, support for training and development, and an alternative work week schedule with every other Friday off. 

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is looking for a talented Project Engineer for our growing Electrical and Lighting Design Division. This individual will work with architects and commercial clients, and collaborate with Summit Engineering team members. You will be responsible for the design of electrical systems and lighting design for a variety of types of buildings, including wineries, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, municipal, and educational.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and work with clients, architects, and other design discipline consultants to develop project electrical system requirements.
  • Perform electrical engineering calculations and designs using technical skills, experience and engineering judgment.
  • Review and interpret architectural and co-consultant drawings.  Coordinate specific electrical connection requirements for the various project disciplines' equipment and systems.
  • Develop electrical and lighting system construction drawings utilizing REVIT and/or AutoCAD and prepare related technical specifications.
  • Plan new electrical utility services for a facility, and coordinate with respective utility company representatives.
  • Work with vendors and manufacturers to obtain technical design information related to electrical and lighting products.
  • Perform construction phase work including review of equipment submittals, respond to RFIs, site visits and prepare field reports.
  • Prepare written correspondence, engineering reports, and other project documentation. This includes communicating with the project team, clients and contractors, in a clear, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Provide input to project team, regarding project status and schedule, on a regular basis.
  • Assist project managers with proposal preparation, including developing scope of services and task budgets.
  • Take responsibility for accuracy and completion of assigned tasks. Back check work, communicate questions, and seek out assistance from senior level staff when needed.
  • Assure that all engineering work is aligned with Summit technical standards and has been reviewed in accordance with Summit procedures.
  • Work on multiple projects/tasks at the same time.
  • Actively participate in ongoing learning, and engage in training opportunities and career development.

The type of person we are looking for likes a challenge, and actively seeks new knowledge related to engineering technology practices and principles. They take personal responsibility, and are able to foster a commitment to external and internal client service.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution and/or lighting design.
  • Professional Engineer License (PE), or in the process of achieving.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the design of electrical and lighting systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices, and building, electrical and energy codes.
  • Proficient in the use of REVIT and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of Title 24 requirements for lighting and electrical systems.
  • LEED certification, or desire and plan to achieve.
  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. To be considered, candidate must currently be US based.

TO APPLY:  Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this position to recruiting@summit-sr.com.  This position will be located in Santa Rosa, CA.  Relocation assistance is available.

Electrical Engineering - Staff Engineer

Electrical Engineering - Staff Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi‐discipline engineering firm located in Santa Rosa, California. We are a leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery and other projects throughout California. We currently have an outstanding an opportunity for a staff engineer in the field of electrical engineering and lighting design.

As a staff engineer, you will utilize your education and gain experience working on the lighting design and power distribution aspects of building projects. Project types include wineries, custom residential, and commercial office, municipal and healthcare facilities.  The individual we’re seeking comes with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Client service and quality design engineering is paramount to what Summit Engineering is about. This is a full-time position, with benefits that include a 401(K).

Qualifications / Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in lighting design and /or power distribution and electrical building systems
  • Previous related internship experience preferred
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification (or in the process of obtaining)
  • Ability to pursue and obtain a California P.E.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficiency with lighting design software programs (AGI, Visual or similar)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well on a project team
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Valid driver’s license

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this opportunity to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Structural Engineering - Staff Engineer

Structural Engineering - Staff Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA).  Our Structural, Civil, Wastewater, and Electrical Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects. Our collaborative but fast-paced environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth.

The Job
This position involves performing engineering calculations and design using technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications. You will prepare plans and details in AutoCAD or Revit for incorporation into the Construction Drawings and Technical Specifications. You will perform analysis using computer software and verify with supporting calculations. You will also work collaboratively on projects with your colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Job Requirements

  • Beginning to intermediate skill with REVIT software.
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural and E.I.T. Certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with wood design desired.
  • Ability and drive to pursue and obtain a California P.E. license.
  • Competency in working with at least one other structural software program such as RAM, STAAD, ETAB, or RISA.
  • Ability to prepare AutoCAD structural plans and details with minimal supervision.
  • Experience on a construction site, either through internship or work experience, highly preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in a similar role highly preferred.
  • Ability to resolve issues and complete work per deadlines efficiently.
  • Ability to work well on a project team.

Company Description
Summit Engineering, Inc. is consistently voted as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the North Bay. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off.

At Summit, we work hard; we have fun; we have high expectations of ourselves and one another, and help each other to achieve those expectations. We enjoy our work and we like our clients. We dress casually. We treat each other with respect. We have a sense of humor. We are on time. We understand people have full lives. We trust one another. We don’t whine, but we do wine. We think this is an awesome place to work.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining your reason for interest in this position to recruiting@summit-sr.com.