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Water / Wastewater Engineer
Summary
Title:Water / Wastewater Engineer
ID:1022
Company:REL
Department:Engineering
Employment Type:Full-time
Description

We are currently looking for a full-time Water/Wastewater Design Engineer to work in one of our six Chicagoland offices.  The engineer will work with experienced professionals and provide senior level expertise to a range of clients in both the public and private sectors. Along with leadership and mentoring, the engineer will serve as a client liaison, manage projects, perform business development and marketing, and be responsible for undertaking water projects from proposal to completion.

The essential duties of the position:

  • Perform computer modeling and analysis of water/wastewater systems, and design water/wastewater systems and related components.
  • Plan and designs water mains, pumping stations, storage tanks/reservoirs, water treatment plants, and well water systems.
  • Plan and design sanitary mains, wastewater pumping stations, wastewater treatment plants.
  • Prepare engineering reports, engineering drawings and specifications for complex water/wastewater projects.
  • Prepare estimates, schedules and change orders for public improvements.
  • Perform construction administration and periodic inspection during construction of water/wastewater facilities.
  • Attend public meetings with municipal engineers and clients as required. Attends evening Board meetings of municipal clients as required.
  • Conduct quality check of all documents and reports, verifying accuracy of data, information and calculations.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Indiana Department of Environmental Management and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago permitting processes.

Position requirements:

  • Registered PE in Illinois and the ability to obtain PE in Indiana.
  • 5+ years direct design and project management experience with all facets of municipal water or wastewater systems.
  • 5+ years water or wastewater systems modeling experience, including model creation, calibration, and evaluation.
  • Fluent with computer software including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to write routine technical reports and correspondence.

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