Industrial Wastewater Project Engineer
The Infrastructure and Environment Division of URS is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Industrial Water/Wastewater Engineer for employment in our Raleigh, North Carolina office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in environmental engineering specific to the biological and physical/chemical treatment (including zero liquid discharge) of industrial wastewaters in one or more of the following industrial sectors:
•Food and beverage products manufacturing and packaging
•Fossil fuel power generation
•Metal finishing/electroplating and metal products fabrication
•Electrical and electronic components manufacturing
•Pulp and paper
•Pharmaceutical manufacturing and biotech
•Organic and inorganic chemicals manufacturing
URS is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The successful candidate can look forward to projects including industrial water and wastewater treatment systems planning and design, wastewater characterization studies, developing and implementing industrial wastewater source reduction/minimization and process water conservation/minimization programs, and industrial wastewater permitting and compliance consulting.
Assists senior level engineers/project managers with:
•Planning, coordinating, and executing wastewater characterization studies, bench and pilot scale treatability testing, and treatment system process evaluations and designs
•Performing manufacturing process/commercial operations wastewater audits and water conservation assessments
•Inspection of industrial manufacturing facilities and commercial operations to assess compliance with environmental regulations
•Preparing wastewater permitting documents
•Preparing wastewater treatment and recycle system design plans and specifications, including Process Flow Diagrams, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams, and mechanical piping and equipment plans and isometrics
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those listed above.
Do the best work of your life! URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.
The minimum qualifications for this position include:
•BS in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering or related engineering field.
•Fundamentals in Engineering certification, with the ability to become a professional engineer.
•Minimum 4 years of project experience in the evaluation and treatment (biological and/or physical-chemical) of industrial wastewater, source reduction/wastewater minimization (in industrial manufacturing operations), and water conservation/reuse/recycling practices in industrial and commercial operations.
•Familiarity with EPA pretreatment regulations and industrial point source category effluent limitations guidelines and standards and wastewater sampling and analytical methods.
•Hands-on experience with bench scale treatability testing and/or pilot testing of industrial wastewater.
•Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
•Strong analytical and computational abilities
•Understanding of statistical analyses
•Excellent communication skills; both verbal and technical report writing.
•Highly motivated and capable of working effectively in a team environment and independently.
•Takes initiative and conducts work with minimal supervision and oversight
•Ability to develop project management skills.
• Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test
URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public and private sector clients worldwide. Our work is focused in four key market sectors: federal, infrastructure, power, and industrial and commercial. Within each of these markets, our comprehensive skills and expertise are a valued resource to clients around the world.
The broad range of markets we serve and the wide spectrum of services we provide offer career opportunities that are virtually unmatched in the industry. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, at URS, you can work on some of the largest and most challenging projects in the world.
As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse workforce of talented professionals—many of whom are at the top of their fields—on projects that impact our world for the better. We are a company where people of every background thrive and contribute, and we are committed to fostering an intellectually stimulating environment that leads to exceptional professional development and career advancement.
At URS, there are no barriers to where your talent can lead you. We invite you to join us and do the best work of your life.