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Accounting and Payroll Specialist

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a vibrant, multi-discipline engineering firm with divisions in planning and permitting, civil, structural, water/wastewater and electrical engineering. We have been selected as one of “The Best Places to Work in the North Bay” for 14 years and running.  We operate on a 9/80 work schedule, which means you have every other Friday off!

We are currently searching for a qualified Accounting & Payroll Specialist. This position will report to the Controller, and work closely with engineering staff and management throughout the firm. Those applying for this position should have exceptionally strong organizational skills and be comfortable working in a high volume, dynamic environment.  We’re looking for someone who is able to take ownership of their job responsibilities, and get their work done both quickly and with a high level of accuracy. 

Your day will be fast-paced and full of variety:

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Manage our full-circle billing cycle for 275+ projects electronically each month
  • Maintain, run and file Accounts Payable, including processing employee expense reports
  • Prepare cash receipts for deposits daily
  • Reconcile credit card statements monthly, and monitor charges throughout month
  • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports, including Cash Monitor and AR aging reports
  • Assist with sending out client statements and conducting AR collections efforts as needed
  • Prepare annual 1099’s and work with Controller to coordinate completion of other year-end tasks
  • Prepare annual Sales and Use Tax filings
  • Reconcile and replenish petty cash
  • Assist staff with creation of project reports in accounting software (Deltek)
  • Monitor/respond to accounting email inbox requests throughout the day

 

Payroll Responsibilities

  • Process bi-weekly, inhouse payroll; deposit taxes and 401k deferrals
  • Prepare quarterly and annual State and Federal payroll filings
  • Review weekly timesheets of ~40 Employees for compliance with State and Federal labor laws
  • Reconcile benefits deductions/expenses each month
  • Prepare quarterly 401(k) contribution calculation
  • Assist with preparation of annual W-2’s

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Previous experience in accounting and payroll, ideally in an engineering, professional service, or other dynamic company environment
  • High degree of accuracy and exceptional attention to detail
  • AA degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Payroll processing experience; knowledge of payroll taxes and laws
  • Previous experience with complex accounting software such as Deltek Vision, Sage, etc.
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills using Excel; Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and multi-task efficiently

 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: recruiting@summit-sr.com

 

Civil Engineering - Project Engineer

At Summit Engineering we care.  We are looking for a candidate who wants to join a team that is built upon trust and a commitment to respectful relationships.  We believe that by putting clients’ needs at the forefront of our firm decision making, and delivering excellence in our work, our team will flourish.  We are seeking someone who is optimistic, committed to personal and professional growth and has the utmost integrity.  If that is you, please read on. 

The Job

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA.)  Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical/Lighting and Planning Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects. Our Civil Engineering division is currently are recruiting for Project Engineer with strong technical skills and site development experience. 

This Civil Project Engineer is responsible for preparing all aspects of a construction document package and capable of independently making design decisions. The Project Engineer prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculation. They work with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, winemakers, and facility managers. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D is critical.  Areas of design work include sustainable site design, stormwater mitigation measures, grading, utility layout, pavement design, roadway geometry as well as hydraulic, hydrologic and earthwork calculations.

 

Requirements

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • 4-8 years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • California P.E. (or in process of obtaining with a completed EIT).
  • Technical expertise in site development, grading, drainage and utilities.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be skilled with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience using hydrology and hydraulic design software such as Hydroflow, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, and HEC-RAS.
  • QSD/QSP certification and QISP certifications ideal.
  • Knowledge of sustainable site design practices.
  • Proficient with the use of spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a project team, and to solve problems, complete assigned tasks efficiently, and exercise sound engineering judgment.

Summit Engineering is consistently voted as one of the "Top Companies to Work For" in the North Bay. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. We'd love to hear from you!  Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested and qualified for this position!

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is looking for talented electrical and lighting design engineers. Various levels of experience will be considered.

  • Collaborate with architects and clients on the design of the lighting and power distribution aspects of building projects such as wineries, commercial, health care, and high end residential.
  • Create design and specifications of the following (but not limited to) systems: power distribution, emergency power systems, alternate power energy systems (PV, battery storage), lighting design, lighting controls, and low voltage signal systems (telecom/AV/security systems/fire alarm). 
  • Coordination with power and telecom utility companies.
  • Prepare electrical construction documents and technical specifications.
  • Perform construction phase assistance including site visits and field reports. Respond to requests for information (RFI’s) and review equipment submittals and shop drawings.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Experienced in the design of electrical and lighting systems in the building types and market sectors similar to those we serve.
  • Understanding of design components such as electrical distribution diagrams, short circuit, electrical room layouts, voltage drop calculates, lighting fixture design/layout, fixture schedules, control diagrams, and local and state building energy codes.
  • Proficiency with lighting design software programs (AGI, Visual or similar), AutoCAD and REVIT, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of building and electrical codes including California Title 24 Energy Standards.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time, train and mentor staff, and act as a firm representative to our clients.
  • B.S. Degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in power distribution, lighting design and electrical building systems.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or FE with ability to pursue PE.
  • Must be eligible to work it the US without sponsorship.


Company Description
Summit Engineering, Inc. is an award winning multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA).  We’re about an hour north of San Francisco. Summit’s Electrical/Lighting, Civil, Wastewater, and Structural Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, commercial office, and municipal clients. Our collaborative environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth.

Our Culture
Summit Engineering, Inc. is consistently on the “Best Places to Work” award list. Besides regular benefits, our employees enjoy things like a Weekly Breakfast, Monthly Wine Downs, Health & Wellness and Fun Committee activities throughout the year, continued education, and more. Plus we work 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 send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com

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 - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County. We 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

As a Project Engineer in our Structural Division, you will be responsible for executing engineering and design tasks with a high degree of independence, and collaborating with staff engineers as needed to complete their work. Engineers in this position develop construction documents, calculations, specifications, and technical engineering reports. 

The job requires an emphasis in low rise, high complexity buildings that involve common construction material such as steel, concrete, wood, and masonry, and uncommon materials such as aluminum, and stainless steel. Design and drafting using AutoCAD and Revit will be a responsibility of this position.

The selected applicant will gain experience in permitting within the North Coast and beyond.  They will also have opportunities to take on increasing responsibility and independence commensurate with their abilities and initiative. 

The Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural.
  • CA Professional Engineering license (P.E.).
  • 3 to 5 years of experience showing successively increasing responsibility.
  • Experience in the design of wood-framed, concrete and steel-framed structures, including commercial and high-end residential projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit. 
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a project team, with demonstrated time management skills.
  • 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.

Structural Engineering - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. is seeking a professionally licensed structural engineer with proven project management and leadership skills, or an experienced project engineer on track to project manager. This position is responsible for managing engineering projects in the structural engineering discipline or across multiple 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, manage schedules and budgets, as well as perform business development and generate new work for the firm. 

The job requires an emphasis in low rise, high complexity buildings that involve common construction material such as steel, concrete, wood, and masonry, and uncommon materials such as aluminum, and stainless steel.

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 hands-on design engineering on winery, brewery, custom residential, resort, commercial, 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 Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural.
  • 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.
  • Experience in the design of wood-framed, concrete and steel-framed structures, including commercial and high-end residential projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit. 
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com. Must be eligable to work in the US without sponsorship.

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. in Santa Rosa, CA is seeking an experienced project engineer with process engineering experience for our Water/Wastewater Division. The department provides engineering design for many diverse wastewater processes such as waste to energy, high rate wastewater treatment including membrane bioreactors, anaerobic digestion, and nutrient control and recovery as well as water treatment systems including filtration, disinfection, reverse osmosis, and resource recovery to reduce water /energy usage and pollutant discharges. Our expertise consists of work in wineries, breweries, food and beverage industry, resorts, municipal systems, residential, and commercial industries.

The wastewater project engineer position offers professional growth, including an opportunity to develop into project management if desired. Successful candidates will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude, ambition for professional growth, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. The project engineer will be responsible for specific engineering and design tasks on project teams, utilizing your education, training, and experience to solve engineering problems. You will work with a project manager to accomplish multiple tasks associated with various projects.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or other technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Ability to understand and determine appropriate process design components needed to address water and wastewater treatment goals.
  • Aptitude/experience with fundamentals of micro-biological processes, kinetics, and water-wastewater chemistry.
  • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, aeration equipment, boilers/hot water heaters, and heat exchangers.
  • Operations/system start-up experience is a plus.
  • Strong math/modeling skills to perform to mass balances.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and /or Civil 3D. 
  • Ability to create P&ID drawings, understand controls integration, and write control narratives.
  • A California Professional Engineering license (P.E.), or in the process of obtaining.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without OPT or visa; and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Our Company and our Culture:

Summit Engineering is an award-winning provider of consulting engineering services and is known for excellent long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work. We have been selected as one of the “Best Companies to Work For in the North Bay” thirteen times. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. 

At Summit Engineering we are a close network of committed professionals. 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, send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Job Openings

Accounting and Payroll Specialist

Accounting and Payroll Specialist

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a vibrant, multi-discipline engineering firm with divisions in planning and permitting, civil, structural, water/wastewater and electrical engineering. We have been selected as one of “The Best Places to Work in the North Bay” for 14 years and running.  We operate on a 9/80 work schedule, which means you have every other Friday off!

We are currently searching for a qualified Accounting & Payroll Specialist. This position will report to the Controller, and work closely with engineering staff and management throughout the firm. Those applying for this position should have exceptionally strong organizational skills and be comfortable working in a high volume, dynamic environment.  We’re looking for someone who is able to take ownership of their job responsibilities, and get their work done both quickly and with a high level of accuracy. 

Your day will be fast-paced and full of variety:

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Manage our full-circle billing cycle for 275+ projects electronically each month
  • Maintain, run and file Accounts Payable, including processing employee expense reports
  • Prepare cash receipts for deposits daily
  • Reconcile credit card statements monthly, and monitor charges throughout month
  • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports, including Cash Monitor and AR aging reports
  • Assist with sending out client statements and conducting AR collections efforts as needed
  • Prepare annual 1099’s and work with Controller to coordinate completion of other year-end tasks
  • Prepare annual Sales and Use Tax filings
  • Reconcile and replenish petty cash
  • Assist staff with creation of project reports in accounting software (Deltek)
  • Monitor/respond to accounting email inbox requests throughout the day

 

Payroll Responsibilities

  • Process bi-weekly, inhouse payroll; deposit taxes and 401k deferrals
  • Prepare quarterly and annual State and Federal payroll filings
  • Review weekly timesheets of ~40 Employees for compliance with State and Federal labor laws
  • Reconcile benefits deductions/expenses each month
  • Prepare quarterly 401(k) contribution calculation
  • Assist with preparation of annual W-2’s

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Previous experience in accounting and payroll, ideally in an engineering, professional service, or other dynamic company environment
  • High degree of accuracy and exceptional attention to detail
  • AA degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Payroll processing experience; knowledge of payroll taxes and laws
  • Previous experience with complex accounting software such as Deltek Vision, Sage, etc.
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills using Excel; Good knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and multi-task efficiently

 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: recruiting@summit-sr.com

 

Civil Engineering - Project Engineer

Civil Engineering - Project Engineer

At Summit Engineering we care.  We are looking for a candidate who wants to join a team that is built upon trust and a commitment to respectful relationships.  We believe that by putting clients’ needs at the forefront of our firm decision making, and delivering excellence in our work, our team will flourish.  We are seeking someone who is optimistic, committed to personal and professional growth and has the utmost integrity.  If that is you, please read on. 

The Job

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA.)  Our Civil, Wastewater, Structural and Electrical/Lighting and Planning Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, and other commercial projects. Our Civil Engineering division is currently are recruiting for Project Engineer with strong technical skills and site development experience. 

This Civil Project Engineer is responsible for preparing all aspects of a construction document package and capable of independently making design decisions. The Project Engineer prepares engineering analysis, design, and calculation. They work with dynamic design teams including landscape architects, land use planners, attorneys, owners, winemakers, and facility managers. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D is critical.  Areas of design work include sustainable site design, stormwater mitigation measures, grading, utility layout, pavement design, roadway geometry as well as hydraulic, hydrologic and earthwork calculations.

 

Requirements

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • 4-8 years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • California P.E. (or in process of obtaining with a completed EIT).
  • Technical expertise in site development, grading, drainage and utilities.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be skilled with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience using hydrology and hydraulic design software such as Hydroflow, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, and HEC-RAS.
  • QSD/QSP certification and QISP certifications ideal.
  • Knowledge of sustainable site design practices.
  • Proficient with the use of spreadsheets, word processing, and engineering software and ability to prepare electronic design calculation documents.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a project team, and to solve problems, complete assigned tasks efficiently, and exercise sound engineering judgment.

Summit Engineering is consistently voted as one of the "Top Companies to Work For" in the North Bay. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. We'd love to hear from you!  Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested and qualified for this position!

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Electrical Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is looking for talented electrical and lighting design engineers. Various levels of experience will be considered.

  • Collaborate with architects and clients on the design of the lighting and power distribution aspects of building projects such as wineries, commercial, health care, and high end residential.
  • Create design and specifications of the following (but not limited to) systems: power distribution, emergency power systems, alternate power energy systems (PV, battery storage), lighting design, lighting controls, and low voltage signal systems (telecom/AV/security systems/fire alarm). 
  • Coordination with power and telecom utility companies.
  • Prepare electrical construction documents and technical specifications.
  • Perform construction phase assistance including site visits and field reports. Respond to requests for information (RFI’s) and review equipment submittals and shop drawings.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Experienced in the design of electrical and lighting systems in the building types and market sectors similar to those we serve.
  • Understanding of design components such as electrical distribution diagrams, short circuit, electrical room layouts, voltage drop calculates, lighting fixture design/layout, fixture schedules, control diagrams, and local and state building energy codes.
  • Proficiency with lighting design software programs (AGI, Visual or similar), AutoCAD and REVIT, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of building and electrical codes including California Title 24 Energy Standards.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time, train and mentor staff, and act as a firm representative to our clients.
  • B.S. Degree in Architectural or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in power distribution, lighting design and electrical building systems.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or FE with ability to pursue PE.
  • Must be eligible to work it the US without sponsorship.


Company Description
Summit Engineering, Inc. is an award winning multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County (Santa Rosa, CA).  We’re about an hour north of San Francisco. Summit’s Electrical/Lighting, Civil, Wastewater, and Structural Divisions provide consulting engineering services for winery, brewery, high end residential, resort, commercial office, and municipal clients. Our collaborative environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth.

Our Culture
Summit Engineering, Inc. is consistently on the “Best Places to Work” award list. Besides regular benefits, our employees enjoy things like a Weekly Breakfast, Monthly Wine Downs, Health & Wellness and Fun Committee activities throughout the year, continued education, and more. Plus we work 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 send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com

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 - Project Engineer

Structural Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplined design engineering firm located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County. We 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

As a Project Engineer in our Structural Division, you will be responsible for executing engineering and design tasks with a high degree of independence, and collaborating with staff engineers as needed to complete their work. Engineers in this position develop construction documents, calculations, specifications, and technical engineering reports. 

The job requires an emphasis in low rise, high complexity buildings that involve common construction material such as steel, concrete, wood, and masonry, and uncommon materials such as aluminum, and stainless steel. Design and drafting using AutoCAD and Revit will be a responsibility of this position.

The selected applicant will gain experience in permitting within the North Coast and beyond.  They will also have opportunities to take on increasing responsibility and independence commensurate with their abilities and initiative. 

The Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural.
  • CA Professional Engineering license (P.E.).
  • 3 to 5 years of experience showing successively increasing responsibility.
  • Experience in the design of wood-framed, concrete and steel-framed structures, including commercial and high-end residential projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit. 
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a project team, with demonstrated time management skills.
  • 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.

Structural Engineering - Project Manager

Structural Engineering - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. is seeking a professionally licensed structural engineer with proven project management and leadership skills, or an experienced project engineer on track to project manager. This position is responsible for managing engineering projects in the structural engineering discipline or across multiple 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, manage schedules and budgets, as well as perform business development and generate new work for the firm. 

The job requires an emphasis in low rise, high complexity buildings that involve common construction material such as steel, concrete, wood, and masonry, and uncommon materials such as aluminum, and stainless steel.

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 hands-on design engineering on winery, brewery, custom residential, resort, commercial, 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 Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural.
  • 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.
  • Experience in the design of wood-framed, concrete and steel-framed structures, including commercial and high-end residential projects.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit. 
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com. Must be eligable to work in the US without sponsorship.

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer

Summit Engineering, Inc. in Santa Rosa, CA is seeking an experienced project engineer with process engineering experience for our Water/Wastewater Division. The department provides engineering design for many diverse wastewater processes such as waste to energy, high rate wastewater treatment including membrane bioreactors, anaerobic digestion, and nutrient control and recovery as well as water treatment systems including filtration, disinfection, reverse osmosis, and resource recovery to reduce water /energy usage and pollutant discharges. Our expertise consists of work in wineries, breweries, food and beverage industry, resorts, municipal systems, residential, and commercial industries.

The wastewater project engineer position offers professional growth, including an opportunity to develop into project management if desired. Successful candidates will have an enthusiastic and positive attitude, ambition for professional growth, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. The project engineer will be responsible for specific engineering and design tasks on project teams, utilizing your education, training, and experience to solve engineering problems. You will work with a project manager to accomplish multiple tasks associated with various projects.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or other technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Ability to understand and determine appropriate process design components needed to address water and wastewater treatment goals.
  • Aptitude/experience with fundamentals of micro-biological processes, kinetics, and water-wastewater chemistry.
  • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, aeration equipment, boilers/hot water heaters, and heat exchangers.
  • Operations/system start-up experience is a plus.
  • Strong math/modeling skills to perform to mass balances.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and /or Civil 3D. 
  • Ability to create P&ID drawings, understand controls integration, and write control narratives.
  • A California Professional Engineering license (P.E.), or in the process of obtaining.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without OPT or visa; and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Our Company and our Culture:

Summit Engineering is an award-winning provider of consulting engineering services and is known for excellent long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work. We have been selected as one of the “Best Companies to Work For in the North Bay” thirteen times. We operate on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off. 

At Summit Engineering we are a close network of committed professionals. 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, send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Summit Engineering is a close network of committed professionals. 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.

 

We are a multi-discipline engineering firm located in the heart of Sonoma County's wine country, about 60 miles north of San Francisco, CA. We have divisions in Civil, Structural, Electrical/Lighting Design, and Water/Wastewater engineering. Our firm is the leading provider of consulting engineering services for winery projects throughout California, and has been in business for over 38 years. Additional markets include brewery, resort, custom residential, commercial, and municipalities. Summit is known for excellent long-term client relationships and an unwavering commitment to quality in our work.

 

Summit Engineering has been voted one of The Best Places to Work in the North Bay fourteen times! We offer competitive salaries, full benefits including a company paid 401K, support for continuing education, and an alternative work week schedule with every other Friday off.

 

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