Colorado State University LRAM Project Engineer - Fort Stewart, GA in Fort Collins, Colorado

Posting Detail Information

Working Title LRAM Project Engineer - Fort Stewart, GA

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 201800760AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range $55,000-$60,000

Desired Start Date 10/01/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Posting Date

Open Until Filled Yes

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/17/2018

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

Position Summary

LRAM Project Engineer (Research Associate I Special) position with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands to be assigned at US Army, Fort Stewart, Georgia, in support for the US Army SRP/TT AM program. This position will provide engineering support to land rehabilitation projects in the training lands, including project design, survey layout and quality assessment.

Required Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

  • B.S./B.A. in Civil, Agricultural or Construction Engineering or closely related field.

  • At least 1 year experience with wildland/agricultural land rehabilitation and erosion control practices and designs either professional, internship, or a combination of both.

  • Experience operating personal computer workstations and appropriate engineering design software.

  • Must be able to obtain a GA Erosion and Sedimentation Control Level II Design Certification with in the first year of hire.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience with wildland/agricultural land rehabilitation and erosion control practices and designs in the southeastern US.

  • One year of experience in military construction project design.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of erosion control or construction techniques and design.

  • Experience with scoping and execution of Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) or erosion control projects.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Subject Matter Expert (SME) / Engineering

Duty/Responsibility

The LRAM Project Engineer is responsible for the formal design of LRAM projects on the Ft. Stewart Military Installation. This involves project design planning, scheduling, preparation and review of plans, informal inspection, reviewing inspection documentation, and preparing reports.

  • Provide professional engineering design support to the LRAM program, primarily in the civil and environmental engineering disciplines. This support includes, but is not limited to, providing overall project design, design plan estimation of quantities, and preparing erosion and sediment prevention plans IAW Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) technical guidance and Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits.

  • Assist with the administrative activities of projects including preparation of required documents and plans, maintenance of required records, preparation of periodic and special reports, and training of employees as assigned.

  • Maintain a set of “As-Built” plans for completed LRAM projects which reflect all changes made on the project design during the construction process.

  • Conduct site surveys.

  • Provide technical expertise necessary to plan and execute land restoration projects involving hydrologic diversions, water bars, sediment basins, critical area stabilization, seeding, and other associated conservation measures to improve training and land conditions. Research LRAM project designs, contact counterparts and coordinate with installation or other engineers to ensure successful project construction, completion, and maintenance, establish quantifiable results for each project.

  • Use various databases and software such as GIS and CAD to analyze, develop, plan, and monitor LRAM projects. Be capable to compute and execute erosion control measures such as seeding critical area stabilization involving seed bed preparation, seeding, and mulching.

  • Provide technical services to installation professionals or points of contact on construction projects. Collaborates with ITAM personnel and other appropriate staff specialists in preparation of engineering designs and specifications. Coordinates designs with Ft. Stewart personnel by means of personal contact and correspondence.

  • Assist with the construction operations in the work area for assigned projects. Assist in resolving problems which arise during construction such as unusual topographic, drainage or foundations conditions which were not anticipated during design. Assist installation professionals or ITAM personnel with reviews of construction reports to insure that all material and work are in compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts. Assists with the supervision of the maintenance and construction project records.

  • Perform duties specifically for DPTMS, Range Division. These duties will include providing technical support on Range projects, design support, regulatory compliance support, professional engineering and technical support, and coordinating with installation professionals and ITAM personnel.

  • Fulfill other duties and assignments as necessary to accomplish the mission and sub-missions of the ITAM program and DPTMS as approved by the Installation Point of Contact.

Percentage Of Time 70%

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category LRAM Compliance

Duty/Responsibility

• Provide the support necessary to assist the installation in maintaining compliance with regulatory issues effecting LRAM projects such as federal, state and local environmental laws, OSHA, etc. Assist installation staff in preparing and presenting briefings on the LRAM program status and goals to the installation staff and Commander. Provide advice on environmental compliance and training impacts related to range and training land management practices. Conduct water sampling on estuaries, streams, lakes, and ponds using water quality testing and monitoring equipment, and recommend best management practices (BMP) for land rehabilitation projects such as diversions, sediment basins, culverts, installation of silt fence, and critical area stabilization.

Percentage Of Time 20%

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Reporting

Duty/Responsibility

Compile and submit reports of LRAM project findings for internal data fidelity and recordkeeping.

Percentage Of Time 10%

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than September 17, 2018 for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

REQUIRED 1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.

OPTIONAL 1) Official Transcripts 2) Other

References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License, Special Requirements/Other - Candidate must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check to remain eligible for employ

Search Contact Jacie Ullrich wcnr_hr@mail.colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • This position will be located at Fort Stewart, GA, please affirm your knowledge that work will be performed at that work location.

  • Yes


  • Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  • Official Transcripts

  • Other