Stantec Water/ Wastewater Design Engineer in West Chester, Pennsylvania
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As an Wastewater Design Engineer your role is to work with general supervision and direction on average sized projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a senior engineer/designer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineering principles to select the best plan involving the collaboration with multiple stakeholders and expertise within the company. You will assist in verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Provide appropriate engineering input and a technical overview to design activities residing within or outside the project team
Prepare environmental permitting and reporting, conduct and or lead field work and manage existing and or new projects.
Contribute to cost estimates in small to large sized projects in collaboration with all other disciplines
Ensure that the deliverables provided to the project are technically accurate, within specifications, scope, budget and schedule, suitable for the intended purpose and in compliance with quality procedures and project plans
Create material requisitions and, if necessary, review quotations for compliance with technical specifications
Interface with other departments, project managers, engineers, clients and vendors during all phases of projects to ensure a good working interface and accurate exchange of technical data;
Collaborate and coordinate with project team to determine and achieve project objectives
Participate in regular project meetings
Conduct peer and quality reviews on all applicable projects.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Experience in wastewater pump stations design and construction (range 0.2 to 1.0 MGD) with ability to create design specifications.
Working knowledge of instrumentation controls and electrical system associated with wastewater pump stations.
Experience with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's Sewage Facilities Planning.
Experience with sewer pipelines design and construction and ability to review sewer projects for compliance with standard and constructability.
Knowledge of small pressure sewer systems and components.
Knowledge of NASSCO Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program.
General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Thorough understanding of engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
Successful experience to initiate and maintain relationships with internal and external staff and prospective clients.
Successful experience in client service management, including the ability to interface with clients and to build and maintain lasting, positive relationships.
Successful experience in decision making, including making sound defensible business decisions; and identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving complex problems
Solid oral and written communication skills.
Presentation and interview skills are preferred.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Civil, Chemical, Environmental, Water Resources or Mechanical Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer or ability to get license within 12 to 18 months. Minimum of 5-6 years of experience.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Job: Environmental Engineer
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester
Organization: BC-1748 Community Development-US Pennsylvania
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Posting: Nov 14, 2018, 8:48:07 AM
Req ID: 1800019U