Project Engineer (Civil, Bio, Env, Ag)

Application Deadline: 2021-02-19
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Chippewa County presently has an opening for a full time Project Engineer. The purpose of this professional position is to provide lead engineering for the Stormwater Management Program while providing engineering services in support of the agricultural nonpoint pollution control and the Nonmetallic Mining, Mine Reclamation, and Recycling & Solid Waste Management related programs.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Agricultural/Biosystems Engineering, or equivalent engineering discipline required. One (1) or more years of environmental, civil or agricultural engineering experience preferred. State of Wisconsin Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration or Engineer-In-Training registration (expected to be acquired within 12 months of hire) with future ability to obtain Professional Engineering registration. Ability to certify under the Wisconsin Engineering Practitioner system.

A valid driver’s license is required.

Desirable Knowledge/Experience:
Knowledge of water resources, hydrology, soils, and geology. Working knowledge of construction techniques, materials, and inspection. Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D, and ArcGIS software. Experience with field surveying (level, total station, and GPS).

Salary: $57,503 – $71, 889 annually depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package.

Benefits: Health insurance options offered through Security Health Plan include a high deductible plan option ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with $0 premiums! Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at

Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. In order to be considered for the position, a resume, cover letter, and school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) are also required to be emailed to [email protected] by Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.

Deadline Note:

While in D.C. today meeting with our federal delegation on the latest #Coronavirus relief package, #WisCounties Government Affairs Associate Dan Bahr stopped by the @NACoTweets office and met with staff, including NACo Executive Director @MchaseNACo.

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