This position entails the calculation and design of residential On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS), performing preliminary field work to determine the best location for design, conducting installation inspections, and creating and maintaining records for these. The person who fills this position should be a self-motivated individual who has a commitment to excellence, creativity, respect, and accountability.
→ Perform standard field work following established procedures including contour/site slope evaluation, soil treatment area (STA) size calculations and the preliminary staking of such in conformance with state and local regulations, e.g. setbacks and sizing criteria, and soil profile hole examination/sample collection and geotechnical laboratory analysis at our Fairplay office.
→ Discuss field observations and test results with the property owner and/or contractor to ensure adequate project execution with accuracy and timely reporting.
→ Use computer aided drafting (CAD) software to prepare site plans and OWTS designs, including the work-up of cross sections and other standard details, in addition to the integration of field notes and laboratory soils testing results.
→ Perform site visits and installation inspections to ensure conformance with state and local regulations as well as the design.
→ Collect measurements in the field sufficient to create site sketches for as-built record drawings when construction is nearing completion.
→ Maintain a quality program by performing some equipment checks and calibrations.
→ Obtain necessary field technician certifications and continuing education.
Park County, Colorado and the surrounding area consist of remote, mountainous terrain and require a strong-willed individual adept to living and working in this type of environment. Good driving skills, situational awareness, and backcountry preparedness are necessary. At times it will be necessary to drive in icy/snowy conditions with limited visibility, and a 4x4 or AWD vehicle will be necessary to commute to work. Once at work, a company vehicle will generally be available for use for transportation between job sites.
Benefits for full-time employees include paid vacation, paid sick leave, and a $30/month cell phone reimbursement. Bonuses are based on the company’s performance and your personal contributions, and are typically provided in autumn of each year. If your contributions are greater than your bonus, then we prefer to adjust your salary or give you some additional paid time off. Littlehorn Engineering and Surveying, LLC is a small firm, but offers a vast array of services for commercial and residential construction, encompassing specializations in the civil, structural, environmental and architectural fields. Our team of professionals specializes in the necessary disciplines required for Colorado properties, which are sometimes comprised of difficult soils, wetlands, steep terrain, and other site-challenging characteristics.
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