Vineyard Design and Consulting

2800 Jefferson Street
Napa, California 94558
Info@PPIEngineering.com
Phone (707) 253-1806
Fax (707) 253-1604

Civil/Agricultural Engineer

Small engineering firm in Napa is seeking a Civil or Agricultural Engineer. Firm specializes in vineyard design including erosion control, stormwater infrastructure design, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, subsurface drainage design, permitting of new and existing vineyards, reservoir design, grading plans and driveway/rural road design. The candidate would work with two Licensed Civil Engineers and several other experienced staff members. All on-the-job training would be provided; however, some existing experience with design, construction, and surveying is desirable.


The position requires a balance of field duties and office work, yet the candidate must be willing to spend the majority of the time in the field during construction season. Duties vary depending on the specific projects but may include surveying with Trimble RTK equipment, Trimble GeoExplorer equipment, and Total Station equipment; measuring & collecting existing infrastructure data; hiking sites to conduct field review and determine a conceptual design; using soil loss equations to design erosion control plans; using software to conduct hydrologic modeling; using software to calculate hydraulics of proposed infrastructure; drafting designs and details; writing specifications for construction; staking out boundaries and proposed infrastructure locations using surveying equipment; conducting laser level surveys; observing contractors' construction and installation of infrastructure to required specifications; and other duties as assigned.


Candidate must have a B.S. in Civil or Agricultural Engineering or equivalent, and an EIT certification. Minimum of one year of experience is desired. Candidate should be proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.


Please e-mail resume as a PDF attachment to Info@PPIEngineering.com.