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Water/Wastewater Project Engineer

Austin, TX 78735

Posted: 06/29/2023 Specialization: Engineering Job Number: 2801 Salary / Pay Rate: $140,000.00

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Water/Wastewater Project Engineer for our client in Austin, TX. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry.

Primary Function

Under general supervision, perform a variety of engineering tasks involving design work, research and preparation of drawings or designs, and construction administration of municipal water and wastewater facilities. Perform assignments of limited scope which require the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related design engineering tasks. This includes limited experience in utilizing various computer software packages and automated engineering and design tools. The position will expose the successful candidates to a full range of water and wastewater facility projects. Projects may include water/wastewater treatment facility green field projects, process upgrades or rehabilitation projects, water distribution and storage systems, transmission pipelines, wastewater collection systems, pump stations, and other utility related projects.

Primary Duties
  • Gathers data for engineering analyses through phone contacts, written correspondence, and research sources
  • Performs calculations and research for designs using engineering formulas and skills in formulating possible results based on different scenario
  • Assists in preparation of engineering reports, opinions and recommendations; Maintains completed project files and proper document control
  • Conducts experiments and data collection with emphasis on data integrity, quality control and protocol compliance; utilizes data acquisition/recording equipment and instrumentation. Performs field tests & measurements, collects field data and processes data
  • Prepares statistical and narrative reports and/or graphs based on outcomes of research, analysis and interpretation of studies
  • Assists Project with project concept designs and participates in final project design
  • Designs portions of a project under supervision, including evaluating alternatives, conducting engineering studies and design calculations, and performing preliminary/detailed design
  • Assists with preparing design drawings, technical specifications, material quantity take-off and developing construction cost for projects
  • Assists with the research of funding opportunities/grants for clients and prospective clients; maintains data on funding sources and procedures for future reference
  • Provides other duties as may be assigned by the Project Managers/Task Leads to support project team

Education and Experience Requirements
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited program university or college
  • 8+ years of water/wastewater is required
  • PE license in the state of Texas required or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Knowledge, experience, and ability to perform computer tasks with Bluebeam
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, able to work independently and with a project team to completion of a task
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our culture is a must
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, with a demonstrated capability to meet project budget and deadline
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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