• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required OR Master’s degree
  • Licensed or certified as required.

EXPERIENCE – At least three years of related experience required.


  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to design safe, efficient, and effective treatment systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, computer-aided Design (CAD) software, and other relevant analytical, scientific, or monitoring software.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable government environmental and safety regulations.


  • Designs systems to safely, efficiently, and effectively treat wastewater, remove harmful substances, and return water to the ecosystem; creates domestic or industrial treatment plants for water or wastewater.
  • Reviews and analyzes drainage systems for storm water or floodplains to ensure safety of the ecosystem; designs necessary structures such as bridges to safeguard the area.
  • Assesses the need for wastewater treatment systems based on current and projected future residences; conducts feasibility studies for the construction of water treatment facilities in the area.
  • Analyzes various wastewater treatment methods used to prepare water for industrial and domestic use; recommends the most effective method.
  • Analyzes disposal methods or treatments for sludge; recommends and develops sludge treatment plants or methods to best serve the assigned area.
  • Designs layout and specifications for various pumping and lifting systems.
  • Reviews and critiques water and wastewater treatment system proposals, plans, and designs.
  • Conducts appropriate cost-benefit analyses for assigned projects.
  • Collaborates with contractors and government agencies regarding construction of new treatment systems.
  • Ensures building, water, and equipment specifications comply with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and codes.
  • Conducts environmental studies regarding the collection, treatment, or distribution of water or wastewater.
  • Provides government agencies with technical support and subject matter expertise on water resource and treatment issues.
  • Maintains knowledge and subject matter expertise.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.