Weston & Sampson

Dam Safety Engineer

US-NH-Manchester | US-MA-Peabody
8 months ago(5/9/2017 1:39 PM)
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Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions for their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.

At Weston & Sampson, we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve.  We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 

 We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match.  Also each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership.  The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! 


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Weston & Sampson has an immediate opening for a Dam Safety Engineer in any of our MA or NH offices.  The successful candidate must be a Massachusetts PE (or have the ability to obtain a MA PE within one year) with at least eight years of experience in engineering and management of dam assessment and rehabilitation projects.

The candidate should have experience with dam safety inspections, emergency action plans, rehabilitation design, dam removal, geotechnical and structural engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, and fish passage. The candidate should also have experience with preparation of engineering drawings and technical specifications as well as knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting requirements for dam rehabilitation and removal projects. The position will include project management, managing and mentoring staff, and business development.




The ideal candidate will also have proven business development and client relationship skills. Additional requirements are as follows:


  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, responsible, dedicated, and dependable.
  • Excellent project management and coordination skills.



The candidate will be responsible for monitoring geotechnical field investigations and construction activities, preparation of boring logs and daily site visit reports, and will assist with preparation of proposals, technical reports, specifications, construction drawings, and dam safety inspection reports.



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