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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!

Civil Engineering - Project Manager

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 Manager with strong technical skills, project management, and site development experience. 

Typical Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for managing design engineering tasks and projects which may include civil engineering specific or multi-discipline work.
  • As a Project Manager you are responsible for design team leadership, internal project organization, preparing project proposals, design engineering, scheduling and budgeting, as well as business development and generating new work for the firm.
  • Technical 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.

This individual comes with a passion for what they do, an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work efficiently with a team, managing many tasks in a fast-paced environment. Communication with clients and providing them with quality and creative design solutions are paramount to the success of our firm.

Summit works on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off!

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Current project management experience, including proposal preparation, project staffing, scheduling, monitoring scope and budgets, and construction document preparation.
  • Minimum 4 years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • California Professional Engineering License (P.E.), as well as a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • QSD/QSP and LEED AP certifications also preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without authorization.

Civil Engineering - Staff 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

As a Civil Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for specific engineering and design tasks as part of a project team in which you will utilize your education, training and experience to solve engineering problems, perform calculations, and transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. Technical 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.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • California E.I.T. certification (or in the process of obtaining) and the ability to pursue and obtain a California Professional Engineering license (P.E.)
  • Internships, relevant work experience and advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be familiar with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience in Hydraulics and Hydrology, and familiarity with Low Impact Development (LID) measures.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently and meet project deadlines.

 

Company Description

Summit has a 40-year legacy, and we look with enthusiasm to the future. You will work on some of the most interesting and complex projects, side-by-side some of the best people, clients and design consultants alike. Our collaborative but fast-paced environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth. You will have the opportunity to work on multi-disciplined teams with our structural, electrical and water/wastewater divisions.

 

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.

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 - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. in Sonoma County, CA is seeking a professionally licensed electrical engineer with proven project management and leadership skills to join our growing team of professionals in Summit’s Electrical/Lighting Division.  This dynamic individual has an enthusiastic and positive attitude, ambition for career development, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. This position offers professional growth and opportunity to be part of the leadership succession plan for the division.

Project Managers serve as the firm’s direct contact with the client and are responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships with our clients.  Project managers are responsible for design team leadership, internal project organization, preparing project proposals, design engineering, scheduling and budgeting, as well as business development and generating new work for the firm.

This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and design engineering on winery, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, water/wastewater treatment, bio-energy, and educational building type projects.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution or lighting design.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer.
  • Minimum seven years of related project management and engineering experience.
  • Experience working with Bay Area/Northern California clients a plus.
  • Experience managing and mentoring technical staff.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to oversee the work of others and delegate work effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and budgets, and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to coordinate in house and/or external consultant based design teams.
  • Experience in business development with proven expertise in relationship building.
  • Understands the capabilities and demonstrates a working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT.
  • Technical competency in design and engineering for the following technical areas:
  • Power distribution systems (low voltage and medium voltage)
  • Coordination of electrical utility company services
  • Short circuit analysis,  and system coordination and arc flash studies
  • Emergency power distribution systems
  • Photovoltaic and co-generation systems
  • Motor control systems (PLC based, SCADA)
  • Lighting design
  • Lighting control systems
  • Title 24 Lighting
  • Telephone/data systems design
  • Fire alarm systems design

Unfortunately we are not able to consider candidates on OPTs or work visas.

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.

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

Work in a collaborative, fast-pace environment, helping design wineries, breweries, high end residential and other interesting projects. 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, and work collaboratively on multiple 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.  For more information, please go to our website at www.summit-sr.com.

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer/Project Manager

Make a splash in Summit Engineering’s Water/Wastewater Engineering Division! We are seeking an experienced project engineer with education in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or other related technical engineering disciplines.

In the heart of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, CA, our firm works primarily with wineries, breweries, food and beverage facilities, resorts, municipal systems, residences, and commercial projects. Our Water/Wastewater division 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.

The wastewater project engineer position offers professional growth, including an opportunity to develop into project management if desired. 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.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical or other related technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Aptitude/experience with fundamentals of micro-biological processes, kinetics, and water-wastewater chemistry.
  • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, and aeration equipment.
  • 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:

At Summit Engineering we highly value our staff, and our staff love clocking into work every day! Our firm has been voted in the North Bay Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” fourteen years and counting by our staff. We operate on a 9/80 schedule allowing every other Friday off as well as a work from home schedule of one day a week. With a fully stocked kitchen, weekly breakfasts, monthly “Wine Down” staff meetings, and a commitment to high quality work and long-term client relationships, Summit Engineering is the pinnacle of playing hard and working hard.

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.

Please visit our website at www.summit-sr.com for more information.  To apply, send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@summit-sr.com.

Job Openings

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!

Civil Engineering - Project Manager

Civil Engineering - Project Manager

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 Manager with strong technical skills, project management, and site development experience. 

Typical Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for managing design engineering tasks and projects which may include civil engineering specific or multi-discipline work.
  • As a Project Manager you are responsible for design team leadership, internal project organization, preparing project proposals, design engineering, scheduling and budgeting, as well as business development and generating new work for the firm.
  • Technical 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.

This individual comes with a passion for what they do, an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work efficiently with a team, managing many tasks in a fast-paced environment. Communication with clients and providing them with quality and creative design solutions are paramount to the success of our firm.

Summit works on a 9/80 schedule, which means you have every other Friday off!

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Current project management experience, including proposal preparation, project staffing, scheduling, monitoring scope and budgets, and construction document preparation.
  • Minimum 4 years engineering experience showing progressively increasing responsibility.
  • California Professional Engineering License (P.E.), as well as a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • QSD/QSP and LEED AP certifications also preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without authorization.
Civil Engineering - Staff Engineer

Civil Engineering - Staff 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

As a Civil Staff Engineer at Summit, you are responsible for specific engineering and design tasks as part of a project team in which you will utilize your education, training and experience to solve engineering problems, perform calculations, and transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. Technical 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.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • California E.I.T. certification (or in the process of obtaining) and the ability to pursue and obtain a California Professional Engineering license (P.E.)
  • Internships, relevant work experience and advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.  The candidate should be familiar with the capabilities and operations of Civil 3D for building surfaces, performing grading, laying out utilities, building corridors and cutting profiles and sections.
  • Experience in Hydraulics and Hydrology, and familiarity with Low Impact Development (LID) measures.
  • Ability to problem solve, complete assigned tasks efficiently and meet project deadlines.

 

Company Description

Summit has a 40-year legacy, and we look with enthusiasm to the future. You will work on some of the most interesting and complex projects, side-by-side some of the best people, clients and design consultants alike. Our collaborative but fast-paced environment will continually challenge your skills, while providing variety and the potential for growth. You will have the opportunity to work on multi-disciplined teams with our structural, electrical and water/wastewater divisions.

 

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.

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 - Project Manager

Electrical Engineering - Project Manager

Summit Engineering, Inc. in Sonoma County, CA is seeking a professionally licensed electrical engineer with proven project management and leadership skills to join our growing team of professionals in Summit’s Electrical/Lighting Division.  This dynamic individual has an enthusiastic and positive attitude, ambition for career development, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. This position offers professional growth and opportunity to be part of the leadership succession plan for the division.

Project Managers serve as the firm’s direct contact with the client and are responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships with our clients.  Project managers are responsible for design team leadership, internal project organization, preparing project proposals, design engineering, scheduling and budgeting, as well as business development and generating new work for the firm.

This experienced person will utilize their professional background to provide project management and design engineering on winery, custom residential, commercial, healthcare, water/wastewater treatment, bio-energy, and educational building type projects.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, with a concentration in power distribution or lighting design.
  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer.
  • Minimum seven years of related project management and engineering experience.
  • Experience working with Bay Area/Northern California clients a plus.
  • Experience managing and mentoring technical staff.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to oversee the work of others and delegate work effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and budgets, and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to coordinate in house and/or external consultant based design teams.
  • Experience in business development with proven expertise in relationship building.
  • Understands the capabilities and demonstrates a working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT.
  • Technical competency in design and engineering for the following technical areas:
  • Power distribution systems (low voltage and medium voltage)
  • Coordination of electrical utility company services
  • Short circuit analysis,  and system coordination and arc flash studies
  • Emergency power distribution systems
  • Photovoltaic and co-generation systems
  • Motor control systems (PLC based, SCADA)
  • Lighting design
  • Lighting control systems
  • Title 24 Lighting
  • Telephone/data systems design
  • Fire alarm systems design

Unfortunately we are not able to consider candidates on OPTs or work visas.

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.

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

Work in a collaborative, fast-pace environment, helping design wineries, breweries, high end residential and other interesting projects. 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, and work collaboratively on multiple 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.  For more information, please go to our website at www.summit-sr.com.

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer/Project Manager

Wastewater Engineering - Project Engineer/Project Manager

Make a splash in Summit Engineering’s Water/Wastewater Engineering Division! We are seeking an experienced project engineer with education in Civil, Environmental, Chemical, or other related technical engineering disciplines.

In the heart of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, CA, our firm works primarily with wineries, breweries, food and beverage facilities, resorts, municipal systems, residences, and commercial projects. Our Water/Wastewater division 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.

The wastewater project engineer position offers professional growth, including an opportunity to develop into project management if desired. 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.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS or MS Degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical or other related technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience showing successively increased responsibility.
  • Aptitude/experience with fundamentals of micro-biological processes, kinetics, and water-wastewater chemistry.
  • Equipment design experience including pumps, blowers, compressors, and aeration equipment.
  • 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:

At Summit Engineering we highly value our staff, and our staff love clocking into work every day! Our firm has been voted in the North Bay Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” fourteen years and counting by our staff. We operate on a 9/80 schedule allowing every other Friday off as well as a work from home schedule of one day a week. With a fully stocked kitchen, weekly breakfasts, monthly “Wine Down” staff meetings, and a commitment to high quality work and long-term client relationships, Summit Engineering is the pinnacle of playing hard and working hard.

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.

Please visit our website at www.summit-sr.com for more information.  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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