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Design Engineer

Arlington, VA 20301

Posted: 04/30/2024 Specialization: Engineering Job Number: 3729

Job Description

Design Engineer

Remote Opportunity - Arlington, VA

As our new Design Engineer, your key tasks and responsibilities will be:
  • Work effectively in a team setting and directly communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create, modify and/or calibrate hydraulic water and/or sewer distribution models. Analyze hydraulic model results and present information to the lead engineer or project manager.
  • Execute engineering design tasks of various complexities. Assist in the development of preliminary reports, design drawings, technical specifications and front-end contractual documents under minimal supervision. Analyze and interpret survey, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs, water quality data and other analytical data to plan and design water and/or wastewater treatment facilities, storage tanks and pump stations.
  • Prepare and at times present reports or analysis such as design calculations, field data results/conclusions and/or cost estimates. Presentation audiences may include other design team members, the project manager, or an external stakeholder.
  • Assist in the coordination of work with other engineering and/or environmental disciplines to develop design deliverables.
  • Provide support for construction projects, including review of shop drawings and responding to RFI’s.
  • Support the preparation of proposals, fee estimates, purchase orders and subcontract agreements.
  • Delegate basic tasks to other team members.
  • Participate in the quality review process of work products developed by others and take ownership of providing quality work to the lead engineer or project manager.
  • Coordinate work on multiple projects to maintain project objectives and timelines.
  • Regularly communicate task status to the lead engineer or project manager.
  • Advanced understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • Occasional field activities may be required.

Your starting point for constant growth

We will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 8+ years of qualifying engineering experience in the engineering/design field.
  • Professional licensure within Maryland, or the ability to obtain within one year of employment.
  • Knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment engineering and design fundamentals.
  • Competent understanding of pressure and gravity system hydraulics.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include:
  • Ability to build strong relationships with the other teams/divisions/disciplines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills at conferences.

Welcome to our Water division

Our consultants support the development of sustainable societies, working with water projects on a global scale. We assist our clients on their most challenging water management issues, delivering solutions that enable people and nature to flourish. Our Water Division includes three main service groups: Water Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Water Resource Management.

Services included under our global Water Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation Group include:
  • Site Planning and Design
  • Water Distribution and Storage
  • Sanitary and Storm Sewer Conveyance
  • Combined Sewer Overflow Control
  • Stormwater Management and Green Infrastructure
  • Flood Resiliency, Floodplain Restoration, and Flood Control
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