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Water/Wastewater Engineer


Posted: 6/11/2019
Job Reference #: 1416875

Job Description

HR Job Title
Water Engineer 2

Business Line
WR Water

Job Description
Arcadis’ Water Business Line is actively seeking a Water/Wastewater Engineer with 3 to 5 years of experience join world-class firm in the Atlanta GA office.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated Water Engineer, to join our team and with the support of a strong nationally recognized technical staff from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. Primary focus for this Engineer will be planning, design and construction administration for many project opportunities including: water, wastewater, stormwater and water management. Management responsibilities would include working under the direction of the Project Manager or Sr. Engineers to assist in the development of project scopes and budgets, having interaction with clients and assisting with project management activities. Technical responsibilities will include; facilities planning, project design, permitting and construction administration activities as well as developing design reports and construction documents. Projects can involve facilities planning and design for treatment plants, pumping systems, pipelines, collection systems, green infrastructure, and flood protection.

Our company culture requires staff to be self-motivated, team-oriented, and flexible, with the initiative to take on new projects and other challenges regularly. If you excel in a fast-paced environment this could be the role for you!

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work on water / wastewater / stormwater treatment and conveyance including: planning, process evaluations, detailed design and construction administration.
  • Field work to include, for example: conducting site visits, sampling, analyzing data for water quality, technology evaluations and plant operations information, process troubleshooting and optimization, as well as condition assessments and overall performance evaluations of water/wastewater/stormwater facilities.
  • Client facing work including preparation and conducting of effective presentations, participation in client meetings and field interaction with clients and subcontractors.
  • Excellent, clear and concise, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to work with staff and clients.
  • Ability to work on multiple, unique assignments simultaneously, as well as strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to exercises judgment on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
  • Ability to ensure project compliance with all Arcadis practices and quality and safety standards and facilitate coordination for completion and submission of projects on time and budget.
  • Supervising and supporting the work of others across the region while mentoring junior level engineers and technical staff.
  • Participating in professional associations, activities, and conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Key Attributes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of project teams.
  • Ability to balance multiple assignment and activities to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to see projects through from initiation to completion.


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Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, or Water Resources Engineering or a related field of study.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related engineering field.
  • EIT certification.
  • Experience performing theoretical investigations and work in the field.
  • Prior experience at consulting firm or municipal work environment.

Posting Location
GA, Atlanta

Job Category
Engineering - Water/Wastewater

Business Title
Water/Wastewater Engineer

Preferred Qualifications
  • Georgia PE Professional Engineer, or ability to obtain GA PE within 6 months of hire.
  • 5 years of experience.
  • Master's degree.
  • Experience with AutoCAD drafting software, Microsoft Project or Primavera scheduling software.

Employment Type

Required Driving Statement
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Water, perhaps the world’s most critical resource, can both sustain and destroy. As a global top five player in water services, we focus on the entire water cycle – from source to tap and back again – while also managing rivers and coastal zones, urban and rural water, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels. Join our specialist teams of engineers, scientists and consultants and be uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water technology that is built to withstand and support the demands of a rapidly changing world.

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