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Senior Water/Wastewater Resources Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Water/Wastewater Resources Engineer
Req ID 13127
Senior Water/Wastewater Resources Engineer
Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We're looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer for our Pacific Mountain West Region! This position can be based out of our Seattle-WA, Vancouver-WA, Bend-OR, Boise-ID, or Portland-OR Offices . WSP USA Operates with a Hybrid-Model Workplace . Be involved in projects with our Pacific Mountain West Water Teams and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
The water infrastructure market is seeing unprecedented funding and investment, while also craving new solutions, ideas, and innovative technology. WSP's water team in the Northwest is providing solutions in drinking water, wastewater, and water resources. We're looking for passionate team-players who are eager for professional growth, a collaborative team environment, and exposure to some of the region's most interesting water projects. This position will provide technical design and engineering for a variety of water and wastewater projects including, water supply, transmission, pumping, storage, distribution and conveyance, and potentially treatment.. You'll work with clients coordinating engineering design and preparation of construction documents.. This position will provide leadership to junior engineers on projects, leading the development of plans, specifications, and estimates. Come grow your career on the best water team around!
Your Impact

  • Technical knowledge and experience in designing water and/or wastewater infrastructure, including conveyance and/or treatment.

  • Experience in working with local agencies to permit and design complex infrastructure. Experience meeting a variety of local jurisdiction design standards.

  • Experience and understanding of basic hydraulic calculations and modeling.

  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements, statistical analysis, and reporting.

  • Assist with development and scoping of small to medium-sized projects.

  • Comply with regulatory requirements pertaining to the data integrity, documentation, procedures, training, monitoring systems, and record compliance and retention.

  • Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.

  • Remain current in latest water and/or wastewater engineering techniques.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Coordinating and collaborating across in-house disciplines and outside consultants.

  • Managing all components of the project from concept through construction.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

  • Participate and represent WSP through networking in local professional organizations and functions.

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, with a focus in Drinking Water or Wastewater or closely related discipline.

    • 5-7 years of relevant post education experience in municipal engineering.

    • Engineer in Training Certification.

    • Proficient knowledge of water resource engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to environmental permitting and project work-related issues.

    • Working knowledge of water/wastewater engineering.

    • Proficient ability to coordinate with agency regulators and understand requirements.

    • Working knowledge of relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

    • Proven track record of delivering fully designed, bid-ready plans and documents.

    • Ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.

    • Project management experience with small to mid-level projects including tracking hours and expenses for project work.

    • Ability to plan and conduct inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of facilities or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies.

    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

    • Highly capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

    • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.

    • Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.

    • Adept at coordinating technical matters with public and private groups.

    • Developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.

    • Ability to assertively direct others in the field such as subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.

    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

    • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

    • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Master's Degree in Engineering.

      • Professional Engineer License in Washington or Oregon.

      • Experience managing small to mid-size projects.

      • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

        Compensation and Benefits:
        WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
        Expected Salary: $$78,300 - $129,200
        WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.
        Additional Requirements

        • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

          Additional Details

          • Travel Required: 10%

          • Job Status: Regular

          • Employee Type: Full

          • Primary Location: PORTLAND - 1300 SW 5TH AVE

          • All locations: US-ID-Boise, US-OR-Bend, US-OR-Portland, US-WA-Seattle, US-WA-Vancouver

            About WSP
            WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
            WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
            At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
            WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
            The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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