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Site Development Engineer
Helena, MT
Kalispell, MT
Bozeman, MT (potential)
$67,000 – $110,000
Depends on Experience
Regular Full-Time
Open until filled


ROBERT PECCIA & ASSOCIATES (RPA) has an exciting opportunity for an entry- to senior-level Site Development Engineer. This position will serve within our Site Development Group on municipal projects for private, public, and government clients. Depending on experience, in this role you will work with, or lead, a team to address the site development needs of colleges and institutional campuses, military facilities and installations, urban and suburban centers, elementary and high schools, and commercial and residential projects. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in site development and municipal engineering. Key traits include self-motivation, team-oriented, technically proficient, and ability to work as a team.

Company Culture and Benefits

RPA is an award-winning 100 percent employee-owned (ESOP) full-service civil engineering, planning, and land surveying firm with offices in Helena, Kalispell, and Bozeman, Montana. We take pride in our personalized service and sterling reputation for designing practical and sustainable engineering solutions for public and private clients across the northwest. We are an employee-focused company and offer excellent benefits, family-oriented atmosphere, and great work/home life balance.

We are proud of our dedication to client service and commitment to our staff. Some of our core values are listening, respect, integrity, empowerment, teamwork, and social responsibility. RPA offers a flexible, friendly work environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide exceptional benefits that include:

  • 100% employee-owned company.
  • Employer retirement contributions of up to 25 percent of earnings with no employee match required.
  • Generous firm-wide bonus structure for all employees in addition to performance-based project profit distributions.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Paid time for any hours exceeding 40 per week.
  • Three (3) weeks of paid annual leave per year for new employees; four (4) weeks after service time requirements.
  • Seven (7) paid holidays plus two (2) paid personal days per year.
  • Six (6) days of paid sick leave per year.
  • Paid health insurance, HSA, and flexible medical spending options.
  • Paid professional registrations, continuing education, and leadership training.
  • Matching charitable donations through RPA Gives Program.
  • Leadership and career growth opportunities through involvement in company committees and boards.
RPA is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.


Individual qualities that the company looks for are self-motivation, intelligence, common sense, industriousness, and the ability to communicate and work well with people. We will consider applicants with varied experience levels but are most focused on qualified individuals who exhibit leadership skills and strong technical engineering knowledge. The following are desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Superior attention to detail, technical proficiency, and desire to work as a team.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work within established deadlines.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and commitment to be an active participant in our employee-owned culture and alignment with our Core Values.

The following outlines additional position qualifications:

  • Engineering Designer: Engineering Intern certificate or ability to obtain within six (6) months; 0-4 years of experience.
  • Project Engineer: Professional Engineering license in Montana or ability to obtain within six (6) months; 4-8 years of experience in site development or municipal engineering.
  • Project Manager: Professional Engineering license in Montana or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or ability to obtain within six (6) months (preferred); 6+ years of experience in site development/municipal engineering; demonstrated experience managing relevant projects.


If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume along with application to: