Senior Civil Engineer Project Manager

Irvine, California
Depends on qualifications
Aug 23, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

Senior Civil Engineer or Geotechnical Engineer for Project Management and Engineering for planning, evaluation, analyses, design and engineering during construction for projects involving water storage, water conveyance, flood control, utilities, and other infrastructure projects, including dams, levees, spillways, outlet works, channels, pipelines, retaining structures and other facilities such as Advanced Pumped Storage Projects and coastal facilities. Immediate openings are available in the Irvine, California Headquarters in southern California, as well as at the Sacramento, California Branch Office, and in the near future in one of the other branch offices in Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania. All current locations of candidates will be considered. Projects will be located in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Texas, Florida, other states and in U.S. Territories. GENTERRA is a 26-year-old engineering consulting firm providing civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, water resources engineering, structural engineering, coastal engineering and other engineering and geoscience disciplines. The firm specializes in the planning, design, evaluation and rehabilitation of dams, levees, water storage, civil works projects, hydropower pumped storage and other water, flood control and flood reduction facilities, such as dikes, flood walls, channels, pipelines and pump stations. The company web site is at Submit resumes in confidence by E-Mail to or Mail to Joseph J. Kulikowski, P.E., G.E., GENTERRA Consultants, Inc., 15375 Barranca Pkwy., Bldg. L, Irvine, CA 92618 or Fax to (949) 753-8887.

There are immediate and near-term openings for the following levels: Project or Senior Civil Engineer or Geotechnical Engineer with an active Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.) from any State and a minimum of 8 years of hands-on engineering experience, including at least 5 years on large heavy civil multidisciplinary projects in the U.S. requiring compliance with required technical criteria, such as those published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, with at least 2 years of experience in Project Management. Preference is for candidates with an MS Degree or PhD in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited college or university for civil engineering. Preference is also given to candidates with formal Project Management training. Specialized experience is preferred in one or more of the following fields: civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, dam breach modeling and mapping, structural engineering, coastal engineering, geological engineering, construction engineering, and project management. Projects would include the design, evaluation, inspection, assessment, construction and rehabilitation of dams, levees and other water retaining structures, flood control, wastewater or hydropower facilities in the United States, including earth, rockfill, concrete and roller compacted concrete (RCC) structures, levees, pipelines, channels, hydraulic structures, spillways, reservoir outlet works, and pump stations. A Master's Degree or higher is preferred for all positions, but a lesser degree will be considered based on experience and location. Requirements also include strong computer skills, hands-on experience using SharePoint and/or other collaboration and document exchange programs, excellent communications and writing skills, and evidence of success in working well with other staff and clients as part of a responsive, technical and professional team.

Company Information

GENTERRA Consultants, Inc. is a consulting civil and geotechnical engineering firm specializing in the design, evaluation and rehabilitation of dams, reservoirs, levees and other water storage, flood management and conveyance facilities, advanced pumped storage hydropower facilities, and in engineering for the design and construction of civil works for federal agencies. The firm was established in 1995, with the main office in Irvine, California and branch offices at other locations in California, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania. Locations are being planned for other States. Projects are located nationwide. The firm has almost 40 employees, is growing, and is able to handle larger projects by teaming either as a prime consultant or a subconsultant with other engineering firms. Clients include water, flood control and irrigation districts; Federal, State and local government agencies; The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NRCS, USFS, DOJ, USIBWC, and other Federal agencies; other engineering and consulting firms; lake owner associations; utilities; legal firms and other sectors.