Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) designs, builds, operates, and invests in onsite water treatment and reuse systems. With over 35 years of experience, NSU manages one of the largest bases of distributed systems in the US. More than 240 systems are managed by NSU’s 70+ licensed Operators and we are currently building systems for some of the most well-known Fortune 500 companies in the world. We are growing and looking for passionate, dedicated employees that want to help us make a difference.
The Wastewater/ Water Engineer - Junior Level, executes NSU’s Design/Build strategy primarily by engineering design and project execution. Carries out engineering tasks and activities on assigned water resources projects under limited direction by performing duties personally or with other team members.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops broad knowledge and skills in a specific practice area.
Evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features.
Collaboratively uses judgment to adapt methods to non-routine aspects of assignments.
Works on small projects or portions of larger projects.
Performs moderate design tasks.
Prepares portions of project documents.
Assigns tasks to and coordinates work with entry-level engineers, technicians, or administrative staff.
Assist in determining schedule and budget requirements.
Receives instruction on specific objectives.
Receives direction on unconventional and/or complex problems, and possible solutions.
Receives a thorough review of complete work for application of sound professional judgment.
Possess effective oral and written communication skills in English.
Assists with client, customer, vendor, regulatory communications.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree (BS) from an accredited four-year engineering/technical college or university with extensive course work related to the design of water resources infrastructure. Civil, environmental, and/or mechanical engineering background expected.
MS Office platform, AutoCAD or REVIT.
Applicant should have 1-3 years of engineering design experience.
Knowledge of 10,000 GPD to 1,000,000 GPD water or wastewater treatment processes, design, construction, and/or operation.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in English.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts including but not limited to advanced algebra and geometry, numerical approximation methods, differential equations, and statistical analyses.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
LEED or equivalent certification
Professional Engineering Licensure or ability to obtain same
Design – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management – Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Occasionally required to stand
Occasionally required to walk
Occasionally required to sit
Occasionally required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
Occasionally required to talk or hear
Occasionally utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
Occasionally up to 25 pounds
Occasionally exposed to moderate noise
Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
Computer and/or tablet and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, scanner, and computer printer