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Why SWI

At SWI, we work with some of the most talented and dedicated engineers, designers, and leaders in northern Arizona. While we are a small family, many of our employees have been with SWI for over 10-15 years. We are committed to providing the best civil engineering services. We are a group of fun, motivated, and talented individuals who work on “engineering an environment of excellence” throughout northern Arizona in four different office locations (Flagstaff, Sedona, Prescott and Cottonwood).

Life at SWI

Insurance Benefits

Shephard-Wesnitzer has an excellent benefits program for employees. Currently, SWI offers medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and accident care for its employees and their dependents.

401K Plan

We offer eligible employees the opportunity to save for their retirement through a 401K plan and contribute to their plans on an annual basis.

PTO and Holidays

We live in northern Arizona because we like the outdoors and SWI wants you to enjoy your time in our lovely region. We offer paid vacation, paid holidays, and your birthday paid.

Work Environment

“Positive workplaces tend to exhibit a common set of traits that foster excellence, productivity, and camaraderie.”

At SWI, we believe our culture is vibrant and fun. We encourage our employees to communicate and work together as a team, as well as, set aside time in the week to plan your next fishing, hunting, or backpacking trip with your fellow employees.

Open Positions

Director of Marketing

SWI is Seeking a Marketing Professional to join our Flagstaff team.

The Director of Marketing will be actively involved in the marketing production processes associated with RFQ/RFP responses for new business opportunities for multiple service divisions within SWI. This requires the individual to direct and oversee the efforts of engineers, consultants, and all other staff resources in the firm when formulating coordinated materials that best represent the firm’s qualifications. This individual must have the ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities

– Locate and coordinate potential project opportunities.
– Work closely with Principals and Job Managers to conduct Go – No Go discussions while helping develop Win strategies.
– Performs research on prospective clients. Discovers who the persons are within a prospective client that has the authority to engage engineering consultants and discovers what the project plans of the prospective client are.
– Organize, coordinate, write, edit and design all Statements of Qualifications, proposals, presentations and submittals.
– Attend pre-submittal meetings, often out of town.
– Oversee and enforce the overall proposal preparation timeline
Monitor compliance with Request for Proposals/Qualifications (RFP/RFQs)
– Write, coordinate, and assemble proposal sections
– Schedule and coordinate status meetings/teleconferences and draft/final reviews
– Coordinate development of oral presentations generally with shortlist announcement(s). Works with presentation members, coaches them, arms them with information they may need to answer client questions.
– Assist with development of project descriptions, resumes and schedules
– Schedule and conduct proposal progress status meetings
– Coordinate, produce and update marketing materials, including project write-ups, resumes, company profiles, brochures, press releases, photography, marketing collateral, etc.
– Maintain databases concerning clients, projects and project write-ups
– Utilize content management system (WordPress) to maintain/update SWI’s corporate web site.
– Develop and utilize social media for marketing outreach.
– Liaison with clients, consultants, photographers, printers and suppliers.
– Responsible for executing all group mail-outs and e-blasts.
– Facilitate client meetings, client care visits, events, and conferences.
– Periodically visit SWI office locations.
– Attend conferences as needed, often out of town.
– Create and distribute customer surveys.
– Coordinate purchase and distribution of firm holiday cards to clients.
– Coordinate firm attendance of trade shows (booth).
– Assist with special projects as needed.

The ideal candidate for this position would possess the following:

– Self-starter mentality
– Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and a self-motivated “Do whatever it takes” attitude.
– Strong organizational, communication, networking and leadership abilities.
– Strong writing, proofreading editing skills.
– Capable of overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.
– Maintain close attention to detail and meet schedules under deadline.
– Proficient in Adobe InDesign
– Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook).
– Social media savvy (LinkedIn and Facebook specifically).
– Proficient in Photoshop and WordPress.
– Thrives in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
– Works well with diverse people across multiple offices and collaborates as a team player.
– May require irregular hours at times.
– Valid driver’s license.

Drainage Engineer

SWI is looking to hire a Drainage Civil Engineer to join our Sedona and Cottonwood team.

Responsibilities:

Perform general civil engineering on both private and public sector projects including site development, commercial development, and subdivisions. The ideal candidate will have experience in drainage; water and sewer design; and construction management. Additional responsibilities include monitoring each project’s budget, schedule, and maintaining positive communication with each client.

Education, Software, and Professional Licensing Requirements:

Five to 10 years of experience, a BS in Civil Engineering, licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Arizona, and proficient experience using AutoCAD Civil 3-D, Bentley Software, Hydrology and Hydraulic Software.

Water and Wastewater Engineer

SWI is looking to hire a Water and Wastewater Civil Engineer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the project management of water and wastewater engineering projects. Daily responsibilities include performing research, design, cost estimating, report preparation, and assisting with SWI’s growth of the water and wastewater business sector. Additional responsibilities include mentoring two or three Civil Designers with water and wastewater design and maintaining positive communication with each client.

Education, Software, and Professional Licensing Requirements:

Five to 10 years of experience in the design of water and wastewater systems, a BS in Civil Engineering, licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Arizona, and proficient experience using AutoCAD Civil 3-D.

Site and Civil Engineer

SWI is looking to hire a Site/Civil Engineer to join our Sedona, Cottonwood, and Prescott team.

Responsibilities:

Perform general civil engineering on both private and public sector projects including site development, commercial development, and subdivisions. The ideal candidate will have experience with site development plans; grading and drainage plans; storm water management; design of utilities systems; street improvements plans; and construction management. Additional responsibilities include monitoring each project’s budget, schedule, and maintaining positive communication with each client.

Education, Software, and Professional Licensing Requirements:

Five to 10 years of experience, a BS in Civil Engineering, licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Arizona, and proficient experience using AutoCAD Civil 3-D, Bentley Software, Hydrology and Hydraulic Software.

Civil Designer

SWI is looking to hire a Civil Designer to join our Flagstaff, Sedona, Cottonwood, and Prescott team.

Responsibilities:

Design construction drawings; grading and drainage plans; utilities systems; street improvements; and assist with the preparation of hydrologic and hydraulic analyses. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have great attention to detail.

Education, Software, and Professional Licensing Requirements:

Two to five years of experience, a BS in Civil Engineering, hold an EIT certificate or in the process of receiving one, and proficient experience using AutoCAD Civil 3-D.

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SWI is an equal opportunity employer – minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

If you would like to send additional information to us or prefer to use email to send your application, please send to info@swiaz.com.