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RES Engineer I - Civil Engineering in Denver, Colorado


We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


Perform civil engineering design and construction support of renewable energy wind, solar, and battery storage projects.


  • Performs civil site design, including road design, pad grading, drainage, and hydrology under the direction of a senior engineer, using AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Perform hydraulic and hydrology assessment for stormwater management and civil site design.

  • Assists with foundation designs, including wind turbine foundations, solar PV pilings, and miscellaneous plant structures.

  • Performs and coordinates the engineering tasks to support development, permitting, pre-construction, and site construction activities.

  • Performs construction support including periodic travel to the site, technical support, shop drawing review, request for information responses, coordinates with sub-contractors, bid evaluation, and project close-out.

  • Prepares calculations and quantity takeoffs as necessary.

  • Present, support, and lead-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.

  • Communicate effectively with engineers, designers, and site team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or a related field of study

  • EI/EIT preferred

  • 1 year or more of experience in civil site development, geotechnical, or structural engineering disciplines, preferred. We will evaluate courses completed while working towards a BSCE in lieu of job experience.

  • Ability to travel 5 to 15%

  • Entry level of knowledge in:

  • Civil Site Design

  • Roads Design

  • Stormwater Management Design

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Surveying

  • Experience with Design Software:

  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • MathCAD

  • Hydroflow, HydroCAD, Flo-2D, HEC-RAS, HEC HMS or similar

  • STAAD, Risa 3D or other Finite Element Modeling software is not required but beneficial

  • MS Office 365 (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

  • Exposure to national design codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE 7, NOAA Atlas 14, ASTM standards, etc.

  • Communication

  • Internally with estimating, contracts, development, technical group, construction team, management, accountants, procurement, and health, safety, quality, and environment departments

  • Externally with subcontractors, suppliers, vendors, owners, clients, landowners, and jurisdictional agencies.

Anticipated base salary range: $60,000 - $75,000

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

Physical requirements and environment:

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Rarely: carrying and lifting 5 to 15 pounds, climbing, crouching, kneeling, and stooping required

Occasionally: pinching; pulling and pushing 5 to 15 pounds; standing and walking required

Frequently: reading, repetitive motions, and sitting required.

Constantly: grasping, gripping, handling, reaching, and vision required.

The employee is rarely exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, humidity, wet, noise, and hazards in the working environment.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


ReqID: REQ-3378