Senior Structural Engineer - Water / Wastewater

11 - 15 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17
Fayetteville, AR
11 - 15 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17

Position Summary:

As part of the Water Design Center for Garver, this Senior Structural Engineer will be responsible developing structural designs in support of various Water Business Line projects company-wide. Diversity in high-volume, custom plant projects will allow this engineer the opportunity to be hands-on with design, directly involved with clients, provide mentorship to team members and actively participate in marketing initiatives.  

What you’ll do:

Day-to-day responsibilities include structural support as required for a variety of water and wastewater projects, but the majority of the expected assignments will be related to developing structural designs for new water and wastewater treatments plants or improvements to existing water and wastewater treatment facilities.   This will consist of developing detailed structural designs for water and wastewater treatment process basins, chemical facilities, administration buildings, site retaining walls, preparation of design calculations, coordination with other support discipline activities, coordination with regional offices and regulating agencies, construction cost estimating, and quality assurance and control.   In addition, the Senior Structural Engineer will assist the Structural Group Leader in managing and mentoring teams, coordinating schedules, monitoring budgets, and ensuring delivery of quality work products that adhere to Garver standardization. Some travel may be required, as projects may require field work for site assessment of project locations and support during construction.  

About Garver's Water Design Center:

The Water Design Center is a knowledge-based hub that excels in highly technical, multi-discipline water and wastewater designs. The WDC specializes in large, high-volume, custom plant projects with advanced technologies. Centralizing the location of the WDC means communication, coordination, and participation with team members is constant. This integral working relationship benefits the client through project delivery schedule and design quality, as well as the engineer’s opportunity for team collaboration and professional growth.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • 10 or more years of technical experience with no less than 1 yearexperience in project/team leadership
  • Technically competent in structural engineering design in concrete, masonry, and structural steel
  • Proven experience overseeing structural designs, including detailed plans and specifications for major projects
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Ability to obtain PE registration in Arkansas and other states of practice

Preferred attributes:

  • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plant systems
  • Master’s degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Registration as a Structural Engineer or be willingness to take the NCEES Structural Engineer exam within two years of employment
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad and/or Revit CAD programs.
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