July  2019
Phx YMF News
Check out what Phx Branch YMF is up to!
The Phoenix Branch YMF is gearing up for an exciting month of events and volunteer opportunities for the group. Check out the list of event below for all the upcoming ways to get involved!
  • 2019 Annual Fundraising Cornhole Tournament Save The Date & Next Planning Committee Meeting 
  • ASCE Phoenix Branch/YMF Joint Happy Hour - 07/18/2019
  • No General Meeting in July
  • Feed My Starving Children Volunteer Event - 07/25/2019
  • ASCE Phx YMF July Member of the Month - Baraa Tareq
  • Job Openings
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
2019 Annual Fundraising Cornhole Tournament Save The Date & Next Planning Committee Meeting
Mark your calendars for the 2019 YMF Fundraising Cornhole Tournament! This annual tournament helps fund YMF's upcoming year of monthly meetings, technical tours, community and educational outreach events and much more! The tournament may not be until October but planning for the event is starting now. If you've ever wanted to get involved in all the behind the scenes work that goes into this annual event, or want to help out again, the next tournament committee planning meeting is  Thursday, July 11th, 6:00PM at Angel's Trumpet Ale House (2339 N. 44th Street Phoenix, 85008). If you have any questions about the tournament or helping with the planning committee contact Andrew Moreno ( amoreno@aztec.us), 602-659-9309.
Phoenix Branch/YMF Joint Happy Hour - July 18, 2019
Come cool off with a great networking event with ASCE Phoenix Branch and YMF!  Wear your favorite sports team clothing, and bring a canned food item to donate to the St. Mary's Food Bank.

When: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: OHSO Arcadia
4900 E. Indian School Rd 
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Register  Here!
No General Meeting in July
See you at the next general Meeting on August 27, 2019!
Feed My Starving Volunteer Event - July 25, 2019
6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM 
1345 S. Alma School Road  Mesa, AZ 85210
  • Join Phoenix YMF in helping to pack meals for children in need!
  • FMSC is a fun, fast paced, and energetic service opportunity! 
  • Please contact Derek Smith at dasmith@gfnet.com if you are interested!
July Member of the Month - Baraa Tareq
This month's feature member is Baraa Tareq who works in water resources as an EIT at Entelus, Inc.  Thank you, Baraa for your hard work and dedication to the group. Check out our interview with Baraa below:
Full Name: Baraa Tareq
Where do you work: Entellus, Inc
What is your position: Engineering in Training (Water resources group)
What has been your favorite project: Heritage District project, I worked on floodplain analysis, Drainage issues, and modeling using HEC-RAS. I loved this project because I worked on it from A to Z
What is the funniest thing you did as a kid that your parents still talk about to this day: My uncle asked me to wake up his son, I took at container full with cold water and dropped it on his face in bed.
If you could control your life with a remote would you rather have a pause button or a rewind button:  Rewind button, to enjoy all the things I missed
What is your favorite book or TV show: My favorite tv show is "Car Masters" on Netflix
Your favorite YMF event(s): City of Phoenix signal shop tour
Fun or interesting facts about yourself: I love playing guitar at home, work on sport cars, swimming, and getting to know people.

ASCE Phx YMF Member Spotlight Nominations!
Do you know someone in YMF who is always willing to volunteer at events, who puts in a generous amount of time and effort into improving the community, or even someone who always has a great attitude? Nominate them to be ASCE Phx YMF's Member of the Month! 

The Member of the Month will be recognized at our monthly general body meetings, as well as in our monthly newsletter and our Facebook and Instagram pages as an outstanding participant within our organization. 

If you would like to nominate someone to be the Member of the Month, please send an email to  Allison.Burkhardt@tylin.com. The nomination should contain:
  1. Their name
  2. Email address
  3. Description as to why you think they should be member of the month
Job Openings
If your company is searching for a younger engineer, send us the job posting and we will include it in our newsletters.

City of Surprise
Associate Civil Engineer - Opportunity for someone who would like to get into the public side - enjoy a better work-life balance, lots of vacation and a pension when you retire! For more information click  here

Gannett Fleming
Civil/Pavement/Drainage Engineer PE - for more information about this position, contact Stephanie Templeton ( Stempleton@gfnet.com)

Terrascape Consulting Positions Open:
Civil Engineering Project Engineer - PE - If you have 3-5 years of site development experience and are interested in career growth, and a clear pathway to a future Project Manager position, submit your resume to HR@TSCENG.US for review and consideration

Civil Engineer (EIT) - If you have 1+ years of land development experience using Civil 3D and are interested in an opportunity that provides you with an unrestricted ability to expand your engineering knowledge and experience, we have a spot for you.  Resume to HR@Terrascape.us
Surveyor (Instrument Person) - R esponsible for assisting a survey crew chief in the performance of property surveys and construction staking activities. One to Three years of experience in land survey field operations and a demonstrated proficiency with land survey equipment is required. Resume to HR@Terrascape.us

GHD Positions Open:
GHD has many open positions.  Contact  Mackenzie.Hagan@ghd.com  for additional information.
  1. Civil Engineering PM, Water Group - Phoenix
  2. Civil Engineering PM, Water Group - Golden, CO
  3. Civil CAD Drafter/Designer - Phoenix
  4. AutoCAD Drafter Intern - Civil 3D focus (Req. #PHO00154)
  5. Health & Safety Technician (Req. #PHO0129)
  6. Entry Level Civil/Environmental Engineer (Req. # PHO0141)
  7. Engineer/Scientist (Req. # TUC0003) - (Tucson)
  8. Junior Civil/Environmental Engineers - Construction (Req. # PHO00140)
  9. Electrical Engineering Inter (Req. # PHO00145)
  10. Staff Engineer (Req. # PHO00151)
Burgess & Niple Positions Open: 
Traffic Engineer - Entry level, for more info contact HRGeneral@burgessniple.com

Traffic Engineer - Mid level, for more info contact  HRGeneral@burgessniple.com

Sponsorship Opportunities
If your company is interested in sponsoring an upcoming meeting, please contact Steven Raisor at  sraisor@sunrise-eng.com for more information. 

As you can see, we have a lot going on with our YMF Group! If you are new or know someone who is interested in joining our group, the next month offers a lot of great ways to get involved.

I hope you to see you at one of our upcoming events!

- Steven Raisor
Steven Raisor
President | ASCE Phx Branch YMF
Utility Survey Manager | Sunrise
sraisor@sunrise-eng.com, 480.352.0207