Join Our Team

We are frequently looking for all levels of engineers, surveyors and AutoCAD technicians that have the desire to provide quality service, enjoy working in a team atmosphere and want to be a part of a company that finds as much value in their employees as they do their clients.

At SGM, we believe in a company that fosters growth, encourages collaboration and offers merits for a job well done. We offer a competitive pay scale, vacation time, health care coverage and other reward programs to our staff.

SGM is a thriving full-service civil engineering, consulting and surveying firm headquartered in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. SGM’s nearly 100 employees live, work and play in the beautiful Rocky Mountain communities of Western Colorado. SGM’s success is built upon strong long-standing relationships with a solid base of municipal, special district, state and federal government, and private sector clients. SGM delivers responsive service and high-quality solutions in the areas of water and wastewater, water resources, transportation, structural, municipal, and civil/site development engineering. SGM also boasts a full-service land surveying practice and an MEP Team, delivering energy efficiency and renewable energy consulting services. SGM also has Colorado offices in Aspen, Salida, Durango, Gunnison, Grand Junction, and Meeker.

As an equal opportunity employer, SGM realizes that a diverse group of employees will bring a broader range of ideas and a stronger vision to the world of engineering and surveying.

Positions to Fill

Senior Water / Wastewater Engineer - Glenwood Springs

SGM, Western Colorado’s leading water and wastewater engineering firm, is currently seeking a Senior Water / Wastewater Engineer to:

  • Forward SGM’s mission to make its clients successful by developing and delivering practical, innovative solutions
  • Lead water / wastewater treatment, planning and design projects
  • Adeptly manage projects
  • Build and maintain long-term client relationships
  • Manage and mentor entry-level engineers

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • 10+ years of consulting engineering experience
  • Extensive water / wastewater facilities design experience
  • Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering or related field
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • 5+ years of project management experience with strong performance record
  • Excellent client service skills

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • WWTF Operators License
  • Master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a lead client service / relationship manager, esp. with municipal / special district clients
  • 2+ years of direct staff supervision experience
  • Track record of successfully developing new business
  • Municipal engineering experience
  • Experience authoring technical articles and delivering conference presentations
  • Active member of relevant professional organizations
  • Software experience / proficiency
    • AutoCAD, esp. Civil 3D and Autodesk Plant (3D)
    • Water distribution network hydraulic modeling
    • Plant modeling software (Biowin)
Transportation Team Leader - Glenwood Springs

Our Glenwood office is currently seeking a Transportation Team Leader.

The ideal candidate will proficiently complete or perform the following tasks:

  • Traffic analysis of alternative designs during planning, NEPA and project development/design phases
  • Traffic design for inclusion in Plans, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) packages
  • Performance of traffic safety analyses and safety assessments
  • Identification of data requirements and data collection methods
  • Use of Traffic engineering tools, such as:
    • Highway Capacity Software (HCS)
    • Traffic signal timing software
    • Traffic Queuing analysis
    • Roundabout analysis software
  • Performing or review of Traffic Impact Studies
  • Review of design and analysis performed by others

The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills:

  • Excellent client service and business development skills
  • Successful project management skills and experience
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Has or is motivated to pursue PTOE license
  • The ability to manage a team

Equally important to the technical competency is the ability to build and maintain strong, trusted relationships with a variety of clients, contractors and co-workers.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • 4 years’ experience in traffic analysis and roadway design
  • Graduated from an accredited university with a bachelor or higher degree in civil engineering, transportation engineering or related field of study
  • Track record of steady progression of engineering skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Micro Station, HCS and Synchro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and the ability to learn and use new software
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Colorado PE license
  • Knowledge of State DOT / FHWA policies and procedures
  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in western Colorado
General Civil Engineer - Durango

Our Durango office is currently seeking a General Civil Engineer. This is a position in a small office operating within a growing market and affords room for rapid advancement of high-performing individuals eager for a challenge.

Position Description

This position requires a BS in Civil Engineering or related field with a current Colorado PE license or the ability to obtain one in a short period of time.  The successful candidate must be a well-rounded engineer who has experience in most aspects of:

  • land development and the application review process
  • civil engineering including drainage analysis and design, site design and grading, streetscapes, permitting, etc.
  • water and wastewater systems and other utilities such as electric, stormwater and more
  • road and trail design and construction
  • capital improvement planning, budgeting, and municipal financing
  • construction administration and project delivery

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado
  • 8+ years of progressive experience providing civil engineering services for municipal and development  projects
  • 2+ years of direct staff supervision experience
  • Experience preparing engineering drawings, specifications and cost estimates
  • Experience supporting projects during the construction phase
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Project management experience with strong performance record
  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, and other industry standard software proficiency
  • Excellent client service skills

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a lead client service/relationship manager
  • Desire to mentor entry-level engineers
  • traffic engineering experience
  • Track record of successfully developing new business
  • Experience with engineering issues facing rural and resort communities
  • Active member of relevant professional organizations
Mechanical/Electrical Designer - Glenwood Springs

Our Glenwood Springs CO office is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical/Electrical Designer. This position will support the growing MEP Team.

The candidate will need to provide MEP design, construction document generation and overall support for a variety of projects. These projects will have an interesting and diverse mix of commercial, industrial, and municipal projects such as healthcare, federal, schools, water and wastewater treatment, and transportation facilities. A self-motivating, focused personality is a requirement for the position.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 3-5 years of CAD and design experience in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • HVAC and mechanical design
  • Electrical lighting and power distribution
  • Plumbing design

The candidate should have a willingness to learn additional disciplines to eventually provide full Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing support.

Additionally, experience in preparing construction documents and a general understanding of building codes and construction issues is required.  All projects involve a commitment to high performance systems and therefore experience in efficiency, commissioning, renewable energy and other high performance strategies is highly valued.

Required Skills

Required Experience: Proficiency with AutoCAD, as well as 2D CAD drawing setup, familiarity with line types, layers, xrefs, etc. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and the ability to learn and use new software

Preferred Qualifications

Revit MEP, Design Master, Trane TRACE

Optional Qualifications

Design experience of MEP systems, LEED and energy modeling experience, Building Information Modeling

 

Municipal Engineering Team Leader - Glenwood Springs

SGM is currently seeking a Municipal Engineering Team Leader for our Glenwood Springs office. The roles and responsibilities of a consulting municipal engineer vary depending on the type of client they are representing. Most importantly he or she must be a well-rounded engineer who has experience in most if not all aspects of municipal engineering including but not limited to:

  • land development and the application review process
  • civil engineering including drainage analysis and design, site design and grading, streetscapes, permitting, etc.
  • water and wastewater systems and potentially other utilities such as electric, stormwater and more
  • road and trail design and construction
  • capital improvement planning, budgeting, and municipal financing
  • traffic engineering
  • asset management and the maintenance and operation of facilities, parks, etc.

Qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Senior level experience in municipal engineering or a related engineering field, including project management experience with a strong performance record
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including public speaking and the ability to appropriately gauge the needs of the situation and adapt the communication style accordingly
  • Excellent client service skills with increasing experience as a lead client service/relationship manager, especially with municipal / special district clients
  • Ability to evaluate, plan, direct, manage, communicate, engage and oversee projects with varying degree of complexity
  • Interest in and track record of successfully developing new business
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred; must have natural leadership skills and a desire to mentor and build a team
  • Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering
  • Proficiency with and a good working knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil 3D, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) preferred

 

Electrical Design Engineer - Glenwood Springs

SGM is currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer for projects in our Glenwood Springs, CO office.  The position is full time.  This position requires a BS in Civil Engineering.

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Projects include an interesting and diverse mix of commercial, industrial, and municipal projects
  • Self-motivated and strong communicator
  • Candidate will have the benefit of learning from and working under very experienced senior engineers and commissioning professionals until such time they are willing and able to serve in a lead design engineering role
  • Adeptly manage all aspects of assigned projects, including scope, budget, schedule, client expectations and internal project team performance
  • Build and maintain long-term client relationships
  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado
  • Current Colorado PE license in electrical engineering or related field (or the capability to acquire it within 2 years of hire)
  • minimum 5 years of experience in the design of electrical systems
  • Experience in electrical and HVAC systems, along with a general understanding of building codes and construction practices is required
  • Eventually, if not immediately, the ideal candidate should be able to lead the design of these systems
  • The candidate must be willing and able to physically maneuver around confined and otherwise difficult to access spaces
  • Strong verbal and written communication is essential
  • All projects involve a commitment to high-performance systems and therefore experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy, industrial controls and other high performance strategies is highly valued
  • A good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and the ability to learn and use new software is essential
  • Periodic travel around western Colorado is required

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Field and/or design experience with commercial HVAC systems, controls/building automation systems (BAS), test and balance (TAB), LEED, and energy management experience is highly value
  • Engineer Intern (EI) enrollment with desire to obtain PE License, or current Colorado PE
Civil Engineer - Glenwood Springs

SGM is currently seeking a Civil Engineer for our Glenwood Springs, CO office. This position requires a BS in Civil Engineering or related field with EIT registration. A minimum of two years of progressive experience is required with municipal infrastructure and development projects. Design experience shall include roadways, site design, utilities, and storm drainage systems. Experience with plan preparation for team coordination and permitting is preferred. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office is required.

The successful candidate will possess strong technical skills and experience in the following areas:

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado
  • 2+ years of progressive experience providing civil engineering services for municipal and development projects.
  • Experience preparing specifications and cost estimates
  • Experience supporting projects during the construction phase
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D, Microsoft Offices, and other industry standard software proficiency

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering or related field
  • Active member of relevant professional organizations

 

Structural Engineer - Grand Junction

SGM is currently seeking an entry level (0-5 years) Structural Engineer for projects in our Grand Junction, CO office.  The position is full time.  This position requires a BS in Civil Engineering.

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Strong desire to live, work and play in Western Colorado
  • Eagerness to learn the structural engineering discipline as part of an interdisciplinary project team on a broad range of project types
  • Experience with structural analysis and design software, as well as CADD
  • Experience in structural analysis, design and detailing of steel and concrete members
  • Organized, fast learner and interested in detail
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering
  • Engineer Intern (EI) enrollment with desire to obtain PE License, or current Colorado PE
  • Familiarity with IBC and/or AASHTO design codes
  • Experience in preparing structural design calculations, structural drafting, quantity calculations, and preparation of construction cost estimates
  • Experience in structural analysis, design and detailing of masonry and timber members
  • Proficiency with RISA, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with construction projects

 

Land Surveyor - Glenwood Springs

Our Glenwood Springs, Colorado office is currently seeking an experienced Land Surveyor.

The successful candidate will possess strong technical skills and experience in the following areas:

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • 3+ years of land surveying experience
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License
  • Physically capable of performing typical land surveying tasks including ability to carry 50+ lbs. of survey gear through mountainous terrain
  • Basic understanding of coordinate systems
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a crew
  • Motivated problem solver
  • Ability to work long hours when needed with occasional out of town travel
  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Colorado LSI or PLS
  • Civil 3D experience
  • GIS experience
  • Trimble software and hardware experience
  • Diverse surveying experience with GPS and conventional surveying equipment including boundary retracement, construction staking, topographic mapping, and legal description preparation

 

Civil Engineer with Land Development emphasis - Glenwood Springs and Aspen, CO

Our Glenwood Springs, Colorado office is currently seeking a Civil Engineer with Land Development emphasis to:

  • Forward SGM’s mission to make its clients successful by developing and delivering practical, innovative solutions
  • Provide engineering expertise in land development including planning, design and management of projects
  • Adeptly manage all aspects of assigned projects, including scope, budget, schedule, client expectations and internal project team performance
  • Build and maintain long-term client relationships

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • Strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado
  • 8+ years of experience in civil engineering including extensive drainage analysis and design, site design and grading, roadways, utility service, plan preparation and permitting
  • Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering or related field
  • Experience with progressive drainage regulations and design solutions, particularly those in compliance with Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD, Denver, CO) criteria
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Project management experience with strong performance record
  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D familiarity
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Proven ability to work with demanding regulatory agencies to successfully permit and complete projects

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a lead client service/relationship manager
  • 2+ years of direct staff supervision experience
  • Desire to mentor entry-level engineers and be a team leader
  • Track record of successfully developing new business
  • Active membership in relevant professional organizations

 

Civil CAD Designer - Glenwood Springs

SGM seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Glenwood Springs, CO staff as a CAD Designer as part of our Civil Services Sector. The successful candidate will bring strong capabilities and experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D (C3D) design for civil engineering projects.

This position includes C3D design work for projects related to land development, traffic/transportation, drainage, utility and water/wastewater systems for private and municipal clients. Typical projects will require the generation of construction plan sets in accordance with design and drafting standards of various review agencies. Typical elements of these projects include site layout, storm drainage, roads and pathways, grading plans, concrete and asphalt hardscape design including curb, gutter and sidewalks, utility infrastructure, water, sewer and storm sewer systems, and erosion and sediment control plans.

Typical duties and responsibilities of this position are:

  • Prepare complete sets of civil construction drawings using C3D, including sheet setup, plans, profiles, notes and details,
  • Work with engineers to design and layout a project using C3D upon receiving sufficient design information,
  • Manage digital files per company standards
  • Produce plans that conform to company design and drafting standards, minimizing QA/QC review time
  • Generate plans from scratch as well as handling redlines from engineers and project managers

Minimum qualifications for the successful candidate are:

  • 5 years of progressive experience with CAD drafting and design; minimum of 3 years of C3D design experience
  • Experience with alignments, surfaces, corridors and pipe networks
  • Knowledge of earthwork calculations
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team to successfully deliver projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;  good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to work independently when needed and be self-motivated
  • Experience providing CAD training and mentoring to co-workers

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with CDOT plan preparation and/or Microstation
  • Experience with BIM, Revit and other 3D building design software
  • Water/Wastewater treatment plant and piping design experience
  • Associates Degree in CAD and/or certification in Civil 3D is a plus

 

How to Apply

Step 1: Click Here to fill out our online Employment Application.

Step 2: Please direct all inquiries to our Human Resources Manager at:

118 West 6th St, Suite 200
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
human.resources@sgm-inc.com

SGM participates in the E-Verify program.

Benefits We Offer

In addition to living and playing in a beautiful mountain community, SGM employees enjoy a variety of benefits at work, including:

  • Medical/Prescription
  • Dental Insurance
  • Cafeteria plan
  • Holidays and vacation time
  • Sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Incentive compensation program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Life and short/long-term disability insurance
  • Educational opportunities – host forums and lunchtime seminars, send employees to classes, workshops, tuition reimbursement, etc.

Please note the items above are a list of benefits offered, but are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Lifestyles

If you thought a rewarding career and an active life in the mountains were mutually exclusive, think again.
SGM is a successful company of experienced engineers and surveyors who believe in integrity and professionalism. At SGM, our employees bring diversity and fresh ideas to our fast-paced environment, while striking a balance between their work and private lives. To encourage that healthy balance, SGM supports our employees’ interests outside of work. SGM sponsors many local events and organizations, and fields several teams in local adult athletic leagues. Each of our offices offers easy access to all of western Colorado’s recreational and cultural experiences.

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