Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC.
Zia Engineering History

Zia is celebrating over 20 years as a privately held, minority owned small technical services firm dedicated to providing cost effective, responsive, technical engineering, environmental consulting, information technologies, and facilities support services. Zia provides a generous range of benefits and competitive compensation with an opportunity to work in multiple environmental and engineering fields. Email resume, references, unofficial transcript and letter of interest to Human Resources at hr@ziaeec.com. Zia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action and E-Verify compliant employer.

Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC (Zia) has the following openings:


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Southwest Range Services LLC (SRS) is looking for a software developer, entry to mid-level (3 to 5+ years of experience), to help our team integrate next generation mobile optical Test and Evaluation (T&E) platforms into the White Sands Test Center (WSTC) command and control infrastructure.

The multispectral data collection and instrumentation payload of these systems includes high-speed (several thousand frames per second) visible, infrared and high dynamic range camera systems coupled with new telescopes (reflector, refractor and catadioptric) that will significantly enhance the test center’s ability to capture phenomenology. This advanced instrumentation payload is mounted on a high-performance gimbal system capable of high angular accelerations and velocities to enable tracking of increasingly dynamic test articles and generate high fidelity Time-Space-Position-Information. Job duties will consist of developing software in a fast-paced group environment utilizing C++. User interface design, network communications, multi-threaded application development, and hardware control are some of the areas of concentration.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and enjoy the challenge of developing and testing software for the command and control of hardware and instrumentation.  Field testing often requires operating and troubleshooting systems in the challenging, remote desert environments.


 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or Mathematics from an accredited institution. Must be able to program software in C++. Strong knowledge of software development fundamentals specifically focusing on object-oriented programming. Desire to work and solve problems in challenging environments both indoors and outdoors. Must have a valid driver’s license. Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  Successful candidates must obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment



Three or more years of formal work experience developing complex object-oriented software solutions in C++ in a group environment. Strong background in engineering, mathematics or physics in addition to computer programming. Hands-on experience with assembly, testing, and troubleshooting electronic/computer systems. Experience with version control systems such as Git. Active DOD SECRET security clearance.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This position is subcontracted to Zia by Southwest Range Services (SRS). As prime contractor SRS must first screen and approve all applications. If you are interested and believe you meet the necessary qualifications for this position please apply here: SD 2022-005-ZIA and submit an additional copy of your resume by email to Zia at hr@ziaeec.com


Senior Engineer

Requisition #:          2201-001
Position Title:          Senior Engineer/ Civil Design
Location:                 Las Cruces, NM
Position Type:         Exempt/Full time/Regular

Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC (Zia) has immediate openings in the Las Cruces, NM office for Senior Civil Design Engineers with exceptional design, transit/transportation and water experience.

Zia is actively engaged in the planning and design of streets, highways/freeways, as well as site work, storm water handling, hydrology and hydraulics. Our leadership team is looking for Civil Engineer/Project Managers with 8 to 10+ years of professional experience. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated prior experience as the Project Manager/Project Engineer with direct responsibility, or as the Lead Engineer reporting directly to the Project Manager. Experience in drainage, grading, wet utilities, dry utility coordination, right of way engineering, cost estimating, specification writing, and report writing is a plus.

The Senior Engineer serves in a lead role to provide QA/QC support and mentorship to other civil division staff; duties will include providing technical, marketing and project management support for civil, water, wastewater, and environmental engineering activities for non-federal and federal projects; Ensuring timely, quality, and cost-effective work; and will perform other duties as assigned..

Must have the knowledge to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of engineering and regulatory requirements, and the engineering process. The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to communicate at a high level as primary author of technical reports; Interface with clients, government regulators, other contractors and other project stakeholders.. Must work well with others in order to successfully respond to proposals, manage project teams, and correspond with clients, funding agencies and regulatory agencies.. Requirements include:

Education and Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or related Engineering field, is required. Degree must be from an accredited University.

Experience: A minimum of 8 years of professional civil engineering and design experience is required. Professional experience must include at least three years of direct major project management.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common engineering and technical journals, financial reports and legal contracts; and effectively present information, and respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, contractors, regulatory agencies, and/or other engineers and team members; Ability to present information and deliverables in a manner that exudes quality, commitment, and service..

Special Considerations: This position requires a valid driver's license and ability to obtain security clearance up to and including secret, if required. Drug testing may be required..

Email resume, references and letter of interest to hr@ziaeec.com. Unofficial transcripts will be required upon interview.