Senior Professional Engineer – Water/Wastewater Group

The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for the overall supervision of projects related to water and wastewater handling and treatment systems. The Senior Project Engineer will supervise those projects assigned to him or her to assure that the project conforms to the contractual agreement the firm has made to the client, and that the project is completed within the allocated period of time and within the budget that has been assigned. Performs engineering design and consulting for projects related to water and wastewater handling and treatment systems. Requires use of engineering judgment, experience, and education, and the ability to resolve technical problems and perform tasks that are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives project assignments from the Environmental Group Leader.
  • Directs and/or designs plans for municipal water and wastewater handling and treatment systems. Coordinates the preparation and completion of engineering documents required to construct the project including plans, details, equipment schedules, and specifications in accordance with process requirements, client recommendations, and regulatory criteria and codes.
  • Trains, and mentors other members of the Environmental Department.
  • Evaluates existing water and wastewater treatment systems and deficiencies, provides recommendations, prepares cost estimates, and develops solutions for clients.
  • Designs and does layouts of buildings, tanks, and other physical infrastructure required for water and wastewater treatment systems and chemical addition systems. Designs and prepares unit process diagrams, piping, and equipment layouts, and other process diagrams and details required for the project.
  • Calculates and designs hydraulic pumping and piping systems, mass balance diagrams, and appropriate unit equipment sizing and specifications.
  • Analyzes, compares, and recommends technical equipment required for each unit process to provide process requirements including size, performance, and efficiency of treatment unit.
  • Administers the overall construction of the project including answering construction questions, resolving construction issues, monitoring and maintaining the overall construction budget, process contractor applications for payment, negotiate change orders, and ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Participates and assists in pre-project presentations, interviews, promotions and other client relationships as requested by the Environmental Group Leader.
  • Assists in developing project task list to define scope of work and budgets and schedules each task of the project task list.
  • Prepares facility plan reports, preliminary engineering reports, and other technical reports associated for design of water and wastewater handling and treatment systems.
  • Coordinates and assists all municipal, regulatory, and other jurisdictional approvals required for the project.
  • Participates in various design and construction meetings required for water and wastewater projects, including design meetings with clients and sub-consultants, pre-bid and construction meetings with contractors and equipment suppliers as required.
  • Answers questions and gives daily guidance to team.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and quality of all technical work.
  • Responsible for written work submitted to the client.
  • Establishes and maintains cordial and professional relationships with clients, contractors, equipment vendors and representatives, and sub-consultants utilized on projects.
  • Monitors project tasks to maintain budget, schedule, and scope of work.
  • Requests and obtains approval before performing services outside scope of work.
  • Develops technical competence of project team members.
  • Travels as required for project meetings, client meetings, or to construction sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in ND and MN or ability to obtain registration.
  • Minimum of 15 years of work experience in civil or environmental engineering related to municipal water and wastewater treatment systems.
  • Complete and thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering.
  • Ability to prepare engineering records and to write concise technical reports.
  • Ability to lead staff and major engineering projects.
  • Ability to manage several projects.
  • Ability to understand, in general, other engineering discipline principles.
  • Must understand all appropriate codes.
  • Ability to prepare engineering records and to write concise technical reports.
  • Must keep current in job specialty through continuing education.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with initiative to promote.

Moore Engineering, Inc. has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either the Employee or the Employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.