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Water/Wastewater Engineer

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Carbondale, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Water/Wastewater Engineer

If you are looking for a firm that encourages innovative thinking and challenges you every day with an opportunity to learn and advance, a career with Hanson is right for you. The belief in sustainability within our company’s practices creates a focus on client success and building lasting partnerships that are important to our communities and our environment.

At the core of our water/wastewater discipline is the desire to be at the forefront of technological advances within the industry to enable us to provide design solutions for our clients that are not only functional but efficient. The team designs standard infrastructure but also has opportunities across other markets within Hanson to assist with challenging treatment assignments and unique problem solving.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Water/Wastewater Engineer position in our Springfield, Illinois or Saint Louis Missouri office.

Position Profile

This position will be responsible for the design of water and wastewater infrastructure from concept to permitting, plan and specification production and construction contract administration. Familiarity with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Missouri Department of Natural Resources regulations is a requirement. Specific design experience in water and wastewater treatment design, pump station and lift station design are preferred. Interaction with private and municipal clients both in a private and public setting are expected.

A Day in the Life of a Water/Wastewater Engineer at Hanson

Your role will include the design of water and wastewater infrastructure. Specific skills will consist of: designing water distribution and wastewater collection systems; performing calculations to size those systems; and designing pump stations for both potable water, wastewater and stormwater applications. These will include hydraulic calculations and modeling, pump sizing and station layout. Skills will also include the design of both water and wastewater treatment units from start to finish. In your role you will collaborate with Senior Technical staff and prepare calculations, quantity take-offs, and opinions of probable construction costs. You will have the opportunity for mentorship and eventual management of a design team.

Here’s a snapshot of what you would do in this role:

+ Design of:

+ Wastewater collection systems

+ Sanitary lift stations

+ Wastewater treatment units, both municipal and industrial

+ Water distribution systems

+ Booster pump stations

+ Elevated water storage tanks

+ Water treatment units, both municipal and industrial

+ Plans and specification production

+ Permitting

+ Preparation of technical reports

+ Staying on top of industry innovations and bringing the latest technological advances into our engineering analyses

+ Other duties as assigned

What We’re Looking For

We feel the following qualifications would set you up for success in this role:

Technical Skills:

+ Proficiency with the following software programs is desirable: Excel, WaterCAD, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, WaterCAD, SewerCAD, XPSWMM and ArcGIS. .

Soft Skills:

+ The candidate must be able to work as an effective team member and enjoy the autonomy of working independently on tasks when the situation requires; have the genuine desire to learn new skills, be self-motivated, and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.

+ A record of setting and achieving goals, and the ability to and appeal of mentoring junior staff will elevate this candidate.

+ Opportunities for management of junior staff within the discipline.

Education/Experience:

+ A bachelor’s degree in civil or related engineering field is required.

+ Strong, demonstrated technical skills in water and wastewater collection/distribution systems, pump hydraulics and treatment design with a resume of producing construction documents from start to finish, on time and within budget, is imperative.

+ Advanced degrees, specialization in water and wastewater treatment process design and experience is desirable.

+ Minimum of 5 years of project experience with 5 to 10 years of experience preferred.

+ Illinois or Missouri P.E. is required or ability to obtain through comity within 6 months of starting.

Working at Hanson:

+ Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments and to work overtime to meet project demands.

+ Candidate must be willing to participate in client interaction during and outside of normal working hours.

+ Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Culture

We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It’s important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You’ll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:

+ Monthly educational webinars

+ Leadership training

+ Lunch & learn development sessions

+ 24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses

+ Mentorship opportunities

+ Award-winning internship program

+ Employee recognition

+ And so much more!

Benefits

Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:

Competitive compensation

Performance bonuses

401(k) with matching contribution

Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Comprehensive health & well-being plans

Financial wellness plans

Work-life balance programs

Want to know more? Visit our benefits page (http://www.hanson-inc.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for all the details.

Culture

We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It’s important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You’ll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:

Monthly educational webinars

Leadership training

Lunch & learn development sessions

24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses

Mentorship opportunities

Award-winning internship program

Employee recognition

And so much more!

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITYAFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERAN

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies/staffing firms. Resumes are only accepted from recruiters and agency/staffing firms if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position.

? At Hanson, our people are what distinguishes us.

Hanson is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm providing a full range of engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the United States. With innovative spirit and a drive to continuously improve, our people go the extra mile to give our clients the best possible results.

Those efforts have helped us maintain our status as one of the top firms in the engineering industry. We’re large enough to take on exciting, challenging projects; but small enough to know and inspire each other along the way.

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Job Posting: JC226166559

Posted On: Jul 20, 2023

Updated On: Jul 13, 2024

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