Las Vegas

Actus Flood Control Engineer Intern

Flood Control Engineer Intern- Job Description

ACTUS has an immediate opportunity for a Flood Control Engineer Intern to join our Las Vegas Office. The candidate will assist the Principal Engineer with research, design and analysis for flood control conveyance facilities. Responsibilities will include:
•Flood Control Hydrologic/Hydraulic modeling
•Research of historic drainage studies and preliminary site assessments
•Preparation of drainage studies
•Engineering design of flood control facilities including channels and storm drain systems

Required Skills

•Bachelor in Science in Civil Engineering or related field
•Minimum 2 years of experience in hydrology, hydraulics, and/or flood control engineering
•Civil Engineering Intern License or ability to obtain license within 6 months of employment
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to work on a team of designers, surveyors, and engineers
•Practical application of various hydrology/hydraulics software including HEC-1 (or HEC-HMS), HEC-RAS, Flowmaster and WSPG
•Proficient in MS Word and Excel
•Competence with AutoCad Civil 3D
•Familiarity with Clark County, City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, and Henderson design standards and processes regarding flood control.

Preferred characteristics and skills:

•Practical application of WaterCad V8 for water network analyses. The Principal Engineer will train the candidate for preparation of water network analyses.
•Professional Civil Engineers (licensed in Nevada) may be considered for this position in lieu of Civil Engineering Intern

Job Location:

•Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Position Type:


2016 In Las Vegas

2016 In Las Vegas

The Numbers are in! Las Vegas, Nevada had an incredible 2016. Our team has gathered the stats for last year and outlined the contributing factors to the city’s success.

  • Tourism offices reported a record 42.9M Las Vegas visitors
  • Nevada casinos earned a profit for the first time since 2008
  • $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat stadium approved by Nevada Legislature. The NFL Oakland Raiders are in the process of applying for relocation with the league.
  • The 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena opened in April
  • New National Hockey League Franchise ‐ the Vegas Golden Knights will play in the T-Mobile Arena starting in the 2017-2018 Season.
  • Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group and Atlanta’s Invesco acquired The Shops at Crystals for $1.1 billion in April. New York investment firm TIAA acquired a 50 percent stake in Fashion Show for $1.25 billion a few months later. In October, Illinois-based Miller Capital Advisory and California public pension fund Calpers bought Miracle Mile Shops. The sales price was said to be approximately $1.1 billion.
  • The City of Las Vegas is now drawing 100 percent of its power from renewable energy sources
  • Question 2 was passed, making it legal to use recreational marijuana in Nevada
  • In October 2016, the Nevada State Legislature approved legislation to help fund the expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The project will add 600,000 square feet of exhibit space, new meeting rooms and other amenities; as well as renovating the entire existing Convention Center.

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2017 Trimble User’s Group

2017 Trimble User’s Group Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

By Monsen Engineering (other events)

The Hampton Inn Tropicana
4975 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Wednesday, January 25 2017 8:00 AM — 3:00 PM

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As your “Partner in Innovation” it is our goal to expose you to new business opportunities within the survey world. We have assembled a team of industry experts to present advancements and successes in the market. You won’t want to miss it!

Topics of Discussion:

New Functionality of Trimble Business Center v3.8

Field-to-Finish Feature Code Presentation

Live SX10 Demonstration – High-Speed Scanning Robotic Total Station

TURNGPS VRS Network Expansion

FAA Part 107: UAV Pilot Certification Process

Succession Planning for Your Business

and much more!

The cost to attend is $50 per attendee. Lunch and door prizes are included. You will also receive 6 hours of Continuing Education Credits.