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Senior Industrial Water/Wastewater Process Engineer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Burns & McDonnell
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description


Burns & McDonnell’s rapidly growing Water Practice is in search of a Senior Industrial Water/Wastewater Process Engineer in its Chicago regional offices\. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee\-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, and St\. Louis\. Burns & McDonnell’s success, as well as its long list of awards and repeat clients, is the result of the employee\- owner culture and mission to “Make Our Clients Successful”\.

The Senior Industrial Process Water/Wastewater Process Engineer leads the process design and execution of industrial water and wastewater treatment projects for petroleum, petrochemical, manufacturing, pulp & paper, and food and beverage industrial clients\. The responsibilities include day\-to\-day process technical work, project planning, managing scope, schedule, and budget of projects; developing critical project objectives and performance goals, interacting with clients as needed, client development support, maintenance, and management; proposal preparation and technical sale presentations; coordination with regulatory agencies\. This role will plan, organize, and communicate project personnel needs to department management, mentors junior staff, and performs other duties as assigned\. This role will provide support to EPC deliveries for wastewater projects along with Burns & McDonnel Construction/Design\-Build group\.

Candidate shall have a bachelor’s degree in chemical, environmental, or mechanical engineering from an accredited university\. A master’s degree is preferred\. The candidate must have 10 years hands\-on experience in designing chemical, physical, and biological wastewater treatment systems, evaluating and selecting treatment technologies; working with equipment vendors, managing the design of industrial water and/or wastewater treatment facilities\. The Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong analytical and problem\-solving skills\. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of water and wastewater treatment principles and practices to a broad area of assignments\. The candidate shall have track record of water/wastewater treatment design in refining, petrochemical, and manufacturing industries\. Candidate must be capable of devising new approaches to solve complex problems\. Experience in the refining and petrochemical industry required\. Professional engineer license is preferred\.


Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from accredited program\. Minimum 7 years related experience \(completion of master’s degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience\)\. Excellent written & verbal communication skills\. Strong analytical and problem solving skills\. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments\. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered\. Previous consulting experience preferred\. Professional Engineer\.


Job Chemical Engineering

Primary Location US\-IL\-Chicago

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day\. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee\-owners\. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing\.

We have offices and projects across the U\.S\. and around the globe\. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For\. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there\. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project\. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades\-long partnerships\. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898\.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions\. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels\. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless\.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190460


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