Entry Level Engineer at Kleinfelder in Fresno, California

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:


Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Under supervision and with latitude for independent action and decision, perform responsible engineering work on a professional level in design or analysis of engineering jobs, projects, or parts thereof. The Entry Level Engineer may be required to perform activities such as pipeline and piping design, cost estimating, field measurements, preparation and correction of field drawings, ordering material, initiation of permits, preparing operating and maintenance instructions, data analysis, compilation and reporting of technical data and performance of other related duties.

The Entry Level Engineer is expected to learn, understand, embrace and follow Kleinfelder values; as well as demonstrate willingness to learn new tasks and skills, and take initiative.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect data and gather information or documents as part of a team

  • Perform standard computations and analysis

  • Perform basic design tasks

  • Prepare drawings and visual aids

  • Assist on other tasks such as: preparation of material specification/selection, technical reports, plans and procedures, drawings, permit applications, project documentation, and computer aided design (CAD) work

  • Observe construction activities

  • Acquire basic knowledge and develop skills in assigned workstreams

  • Apply prescribed techniques and procedures in accordance with established Kleinfelder, industry and client standards, specifications, and processes to perform assigned tasks

  • Perform routine technical work not requiring previous experience

  • Acquire understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

  • Exercise limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work

  • Demonstrate sound engineering judgment

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Environmental or Geotechnical Engineering

  • 0-3 years relevant work experience

  • Engineer-In-Training Certification (preferred)

  • Working knowledge of CAD and GIS software (preferred)

  • Technical communication

  • Proficient use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint]

  • Utility business understanding (desired)

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Up to 20% travel time expected

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines that requires constant and repetitive motions.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines that requires constant and repetitive motions.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.