Water Resources Engineer 1

Job Description

The Water Business Line of Arcadis is seeking an entry-level Water Engineer with interest in doing sanitary/environmental engineering, specializing in buried infrastructure (primarily water distribution, pumping, and storage systems, and sewer collection, pumping and treatment systems).

Candidates with strong leadership aptitudes and likely future success as a team leader and client manager are strongly encouraged to apply as this position is intended to fast track to a leadership role in the buried infrastructure team. This is a unique opportunity to see various client sites across the US as this position may require you to travel for weeks at a time.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, works well both independently and as part of a team, is interested in a combination of office work, field assignments, and travel and maintains a flexible attitude towards assignments, possessing the initiative and ability to take on new projects and other challenges regularly. This is a position that demands an individual that can perform well in both a field/construction setting and a high-performance office/design engineering setting.

The position will include but is not limited to:

* Travel regionally and multi-state with the possibility of multi-week field assignments in various locations

* Significant physical field work initially, including confined space sewer work, flow monitoring, inspection oversight. and construction inspection.

* Conceptual design through detailed construction design, including preparation of contract documents, for municipal, industrial and remedial water/wastewater treatment plant units, water/sewer force mains, sewer gravity mains, and pump stations.

* Inflow/infiltration studies, condition assessment, infrastructure evaluations, and regulatory permitting.

* Construction inspection and construction management on Design-Build and Construction Manager at Risk pipeline rehabilitation projects.

* Development of O&M programs and business plans for water and wastewater utilities.

* Computer skills to be developed on the job include ArcView GIS, AutoCAD, SQL databases, and complex spreadsheet/database.

* Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

* Candidate must be available for frequent travel regionally and multi-state, for field assignments.

* Ability to travel for multi-week field assignments in various locations across the United States

* Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or another relevant engineering field

* Physical ability to perform rigorous field investigations, condition assessments, and flow monitoring set-up.

Preferred Qualifications

* Professional organization memberships

* Previous leadership experience

* Prior internship experience in Consulting Engineering firm or Municipal work environment

* Construction or construction observation experience

* EIT certification

* Experience/training with AutoCAD

* GIS experience

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