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Water/Wastewater Electrical Controls Engineer

Water/Wastewater Electrical Controls Engineer

Job Description

Design Group is a leading engineering, systems integration, and technology consulting firm, capable of providing complete operating solutions for consumer products, life sciences, and other industrial sectors.  Design Group provides engineering, project management, regulatory compliance, and other technology services to the world’s leading companies. 

Our organization is staffed by almost 1,000 engineering and technical specialists, operating from over 30 offices in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Design Group also provides professional engineering, architectural and construction management services through our wholly owned and professionally licensed subsidiary, Design Group Facility Solutions, Inc. 

We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric" culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and development program to improve the career experience for every professional.

Responsibilities include accountability for complete project execution including system design, testing, component specification, documentation management, vendor/contractor management, equipment procurement, installation and start-up support.

This position requires a strong working knowledge of process control hardware, instrumentation, and software including industry-standard PLC, PAC, SCADA, Historian, and database platforms.

This position requires excellent project engineering and project management skills as well as strong computer (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, & AutoCAD) and analytical skills.

This position requires the ability to work with minimal supervision, effective organizational skills and the ability to successfully execute multiple project responsibilities. Candidates need to possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Maintaining solid client relationships is a key responsibility.

Job Requirements

BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred, but consideration will be given to other engineering degrees based on actual project experience.

Minimum 3 years of plant project engineering experience involving software development and testing for process controls and related automation applications. Experience in the Water and Wastewater industries is strongly preferred.

40-60% travel will be required on a sporadic basis to support installation and start-up activities, attend Client meetings and other meetings. The vast majority of this travel will be regional.

Design Group offers a team focused work environment with a competitive salary, performance based incentive pay, and benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401(k) with matching contributions.

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
Hair Sample Drug Screening is part of our employment process.

This organization uses E-Verify.


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Design Group operates as an independent and autonomous unit of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, a leading supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology across a broad spectrum of industries. With more than 8,000 team members spread among 100-plus locations around the globe, we remain united by a common belief: we can use the power of our business to build a better world. For more information, visit our CEO’s blog at

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Consulting
Required Travel Up to 50%
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Water/Wastewater Electrical Controls Engineer

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