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Project Engineer

Company: Collins Engineers
Location: Boise
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Collins Engineers, Inc., an ENR Top 500 Design Firm providing inspection and design to the transportation, marine, construction, and land development industries, is seeking a self-motivated Structural Project Engineer to be an integral part of our team in Boise, Idaho.The ideal candidate must have an interest in diving and project management. Collins will send candidate to dive school if they do not have this training. This is a great opportunity for an Engineer looking to take the next step in their career.
As a growing, multi-disciplined civil engineering and professional services firm, Collins is a great place to grow your career. We are large enough to provide a broad range of experiences but small enough to foster a flexible environment and family atmosphere. We encourage independent, critical thinkers who grow and expand the ways in which we serve our clients. We foster an environment of personal and professional growth, and offer the opportunity to work on interesting and unique projects.
This position will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of structural inspection and design projects that include:

  • Inspection of bridges and waterfront structures

  • Ancillary and sign structure inspections

  • Above and below water bridge inspection including routine and fracture critical bridge inspections and reporting, bridge rehabilitation design, and bridge load ratings

  • Design of bridges, transportation structures, earth retention structures, and waterfront structures

  • Oil & Gas refinery facilities inspections and repair design

    This position is a mix of office and fieldwork with local travel in the northwest.
    Collins promotes an "open door" policy and with leaders who listen to suggestions at all levels, so applicants who bring their own ideas and who enjoy a collaborative workspace will excel. Collins brings the support needed to advance your career, where continuous development and education, and participation with technical committees will be encouraged and supported.
    Position Description
    The Project Engineer I contributes to the successful execution of projects by performing the following duties.
    TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Provides technical engineering information to Project Manager to ensure the project complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and design instructions.

    • Reviews, analyzes, and provides recommendations on-field and/or design issues.

    • Independently performs moderately difficult engineering computations involving conventional engineering practices.

    • Prepares complete engineering plans or reports.

    • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

    • Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project scope or additional services.

    • Is active in technical societies.

    • Responsible for small to moderately difficult projects from inception to completion

    • Has limited communication with clients.

    • Is available to attend meetings or events outside of normal working hours.

    • Directs and supervises the work of entry-level engineers, technicians, drafters, and administrative staff

    • Actively observes and acts in an appropriate manner related to safety.


      • Bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year university

      • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience or the equivalent thereof.

      • Experience in the inspection and/or design of, but not limited to, bridges, roadways, railroads, marinas, and/or ports a plus.

      • Must have desire to perform underwater bridge inspections and willingness to attend dive school paid for by Collins Engineers


        • Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) or Professional Engineer (P.E.)

        • Valid driver's license

          Additional Information
          View physical demands and our commitment to safety ( . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          As a federal contractor, Collins Engineers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.
          Notice to Third Party Agencies (
          Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.
          For more information, please download the below documents:
          EEO is the Law Poster ( -EEO is the Law Supplement ( -Pay Transparency Policy Statement (
          *Note: to enable links and learn more about our benefits and culture, please view this posting on the Collins website at
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          Job LocationsUS-ID-Boise
          ID 2023-1897
          Category Engineering
          Type Full Time

Keywords: Collins Engineers, Boise , Project Engineer, Engineering , Boise, Idaho

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