Civil Engineer - Missoula

$57,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • WGM Group
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Mar 25, 2024
Full time Design Engineering Entry Level

Job Description

WGM Group is seeking an entry level Civil Engineer to join our dynamic engineering design team in the vibrant mountain town of Missoula, MT. WGM Group is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary engineering firm including planning, design, survey, environmental and natural resource management with office locations in Bozeman, Kalispell, and Missoula. This role supports a broad range of innovative, community-oriented civil engineering projects in the Northern Rockies through the development of project deliverables and full project execution.  

Role & Responsibilities:

As an integral player in the engineering design team, you will:

  • Perform drafting for a wide range of projects, including water resources, public capital improvement projects, commercial sites, and subdivisions, utilizing technical software under the direction of a licensed engineer.
  • Review and implement redlines from senior staff.
  • Provide support to the project team to produce project documents such as plan sets, reports, and feasibility studies.
  • Coordinate and review work with project managers.
  • Compile and submit permit applications to local, state and federal agencies.
  • Assist with cost estimate quantities.
  • Utilize software to confirm that project tasks are performed correctly with appropriate QA/QC.
  • Maintain project files and database.
  • Perform construction observation, site visits, and infrastructure testing.
  • Depending on experience, may assist with designing plans for a wide range of projects.  

Qualifications:

As a valued member of our engineering team, at a minimum, you will have a:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • 1-4 years of experience in civil engineering projects. Preference given to an engineer with 3-4 years of experience.
  • Licensed Engineer-in-Training (EIT).
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Solid organizational skills with an ability to prioritize projects and daily workload.
  • Aptitude for problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil3D preferred. 

Compensation & Benefits Package:

WGM Group promotes a healthy work-life balance, offering both flexible and hybrid work schedules. In addition, WGM provides hourly pay to all employees; all hours worked over 40/week are eligible for overtime compensation. 

WGM offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, flex spending accounts, retirement savings plan (401K) with matching contributions, generous PTO, holiday pay, and a bonus and profit-sharing incentive.

WGM Group supports the professional development of employees by helping to offset professional licensing and offering education cost assistance for training and continuing education programs.

Employees also enjoy the added benefit of working from our beautiful office overlooking the Clark Fork River, nestled at the mouth of the Hellgate Canyon just below Mount Sentinel and a stone’s throw from the University of Montana campus. The convenient location is mere minutes from a wide array of restaurants and entertainment options in downtown Missoula. Five trailheads, river access, and a bike trail are all within ½ mile of the WGM parking lot. 

About WGM Group: 

For over 50 years, WGM Group has helped create healthy communities, improved the natural environment, and enhanced regional infrastructure by working with our trusted partners in both the government and private sectors. WGM Group is a great place to work thanks to the commitment to service demonstrated by the people we hire and the spirit of teamwork that is so much a part of the work environment.

WGM Group is committed to the communities in which we do business. We contribute a portion of our profits to making our communities a better place to live. The company is founded on the principles of hard work and professional competence, while striving to create a fun and enjoyable workplace.

WGM Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. WGM Group complies with all state and federal non-discrimination laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964 as amended and the new Americans with Disabilities Act. In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the U.S.