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Entry Level Water/Wastewater Treatment Process Engineer

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1mo ago

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering, self-motivation, strong data analysis skills, ability to multitask, proficiency in MS Office Suite, and ideally a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Advanced skills and experience in wastewater treatment processes are preferred.
  • You will support engineers on studies, designs, and field work for water/wastewater treatment projects in the Pacific Northwest region, evaluating treatment approaches, designing systems, and providing engineering support.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in in civil, environmental, or related engineering discipline
  • This is a hybrid position; candidates must be able to accommodate a mix of working from home and the Portland Office.
  • Self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, strong data analysis skills, technical problem-solving ability, organizational skills, and the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ideally, you’ll also have:
  • A GPA of at least 3.0
  • Master’s degree in civil, environmental, or related engineering discipline
  • Completed internship in a water- or wastewater-related field
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate
  • Proficient skills with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Wastewater process modeling experience (e.g. BioWin, Sumo)
  • Hydraulic modeling skills (e.g. Fathom, AutoPIPE)
  • Wet chemistry laboratory skills
  • Construction and facility operations experience

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • As an entry-level Water/Wastewater Treatment Process Engineer in Portland, Oregon, you will support a core group of engineers and designers on studies, designs, and field assignments for clients across the pacific northwest region. Working with other members of our team, you’ll evaluate and select the best treatment approach to solve a client’s challenges and plan and design treatment systems and plant improvements. Treatment and resource recovery assignments will be wastewater-focused but could also include work on potable water supply systems. Tasks would include technical studies, computer modeling, technical report writing, engineering design and construction services support.


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Full time

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