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BARR Civil Engineer - Mid Level in Salt Lake City, Utah

Civil Engineer - Mid Level

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Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.


The person in this position will work with project teams on civil engineering and related technical assignments. Work may include project management, design and analysis, civil engineering design using CADD modeling software, construction plan and specification preparation, spreadsheet development, and construction oversight. Responsibilities may also include preparing plans and specifications for rail and roadway projects, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, geotechnical investigations, soils classification, report writing, assisting with large report preparation, site development design, construction cost estimating, and facility inspection.

This person may also work with permitting agencies and public officials. Work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering

  • 5 years of related work experience

  • Experience preparing plans, and specifications

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, or ability to obtain within one year

  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules

  • Demonstrated project organization skills

  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 or more years of related work experience

  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results

  • Experience with GIS

  • Mining-related design experience

  • MSHA certification

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials.

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Barr Engineering Co.

170 South Main Street

Suite 500

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

United States

phone: +1 801-333-8400

fax: +1 801-333-8401

toll free: +1 800-632-2277

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.