McMillen, Inc.
  • Engineering / Environmental
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • 90000-155000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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McMillen is currently seeking a Structural Design Engineer with 5-10 years of experience focused in water resource-related work. The selected candidate will participate in the design of hydro facilities including new power plant and fisheries structures, concrete dams, intake towers, spillways, gates, hoist structures and support facilities as well as structural refurbishment, repair and alteration of these types of facilities.

Experience with one or both of the following is desired.

  • Performing seismic analysis and retrofit of hydro facilities utilizing static, pseudo dynamic, linear and non-linear procedures.
  • Designing concrete environmental structures including dams, spillways, intakes, or other water holding structures.

The preferred location for this position is in Boise, Idaho or Denver, Colorado, but will consider remote or hybrid arrangements depending on experience.


  • Applies broad knowledge of principles and practices in specific practice area.
  • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Has general knowledge of principles and practices of related fields, and ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • Works on multiple projects and able to independently complete tasks within budget and on schedule
  • Prepares complete project documents including drawings, specifications, design reports and calculations.
  • Formulates and solves complex problems.
  • Plans and coordinates detailed aspects of the engineering work.
  • Assists with proposals to provide professional services


  • Familiar with governing codes and engineering manuals related to structural design for hydro facilities including FERC, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and appropriate ACI documents.
  • Well-versed with building codes including IBC, ASCE, ACI and AISC.
  • Competent with STAAD or similar software. Experience with LS DYNA a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • PE License and NCEES
  • Travel is Required (15% of the time)

Who We Are:

McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

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