Industrial Wastewater Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh (Moon Township) | US-TN-Franklin
Water Resources


As a mid or senior level wastewater process consulting engineer for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you’ll conduct office and field activities in support of CEC’s manufacturing clients as an advisor in understanding their often complex wastewater issues and managing wastewater projects.


Duties may include:

Conceptual Design Services

  • Facility evaluations / audits
  • Design basis development
  • Technology evaluations / technology selection
  • Treatability testing / technology demonstrations
  • Project development

Process Design Services

  • Process design
  • Process flow diagrams and mass balance
  • Preliminary P&IDs (30%)
  • Equipment lists
  • Budgetary cost estimates

Operations Services

  • WWTP performance evaluations, audits, optimization
  • Data management and ongoing operations data review
  • Standard operating procedures (SOP) development
  • Operator training
  • Startup assistance
  • Troubleshooting / upset response

Owner’s Engineering Services

  • Assisting clients with defining and managing wastewater projects
  • Preparing bid document and specifications for equipment and services
  • Reviewing and interpreting vendor and engineering submittals


Here's What You'll Need:

  • B.S. or M.S. in an Engineering field;
  • Detailed-oriented mindset;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance manuals and procedure manuals;
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
  • Ability to listen effectively and capture important information;
  • Ability to speak effectively and give occasional presentations;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel software;
  • Ability to travel overnight and work extended hours as needed.

Here's What We'd Like To See:

  • Skill at troubleshooting / problem solving;
  • Strong understanding of how processes work;
  • Ability to select and size treatment processes;
  • Experience with a variety of industries;
  • Onsite experience with facility troubleshooting, operations, facility audits, treatability studies, sampling, etc.;
    Client-focused service orientation.

About Us

We have fun! Many of our team develop deep friendships and hang out after work. We have an office-wide social committee which focuses on increasing and improving interaction amongst our employees. From free donuts on Wednesdays to ping pong tournaments to beer exchanges, our social committee does a great job and is looking for help! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, such as CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; CEC Women, and more!

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as an ENR Top 500 Design Firm. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and perform interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small firm work environment with large firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success. We offer a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus, company stock, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability, tuition assistance, professional development, and work life balance. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, simply respond to the ad. EOE


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