- Professional Engineer
- Communication skills
- Water treatment
- Health insurance
- Profit sharing
West Yost provides high-quality client services in water supply, water and wastewater treatment, groundwater, stormwater, and recycled water. Our professionals provide complete water engineering, science, and technology services from nine offices in California, Oregon, and Arizona - bringing innovative and collaborative approaches to deliver higher value projects and programs.
We are the largest engineering firm located solely on the West Coast, providing services only to the water sector. Our staff includes certified or registered professionals in civil, mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering; water and wastewater treatment planning and design; geology, engineering geology, and hydrogeology; architecture; GIS; land surveying; control system cybersecurity; and construction management and inspection services.
Senior Engineer – Northern California
Senior Engineer desired with a strong interest and experience in water/wastewater treatment planning, permitting and design.
West Yost Associates (West Yost) has an immediate opening for Senior Engineer to participate in our Water/Wastewater Treatment group. Expertise is desired in the planning, permitting and design of wastewater, recycled water, and/or water treatment plants. This role will contribute to the development of the firm’s Treatment practice and have client involvement.
Key Responsibilities and Functions:
Perform planning, permitting and design and serve as task manager for wastewater, recycled water and water treatment systems
Performing as Engineer of Record in preparing master plans and development of drawings, specifications, and cost estimates
Preparing analyses, calculations, equipment evaluations, and preliminary layouts, for water, recycled and wastewater treatment projects
Assisting in the preparation of technical memoranda, preliminary design reports, and other reports related to the design of treatment improvements
Assist in coordinating the work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the design development and contract document phases of a project
Review product designs and drawings for compliance with engineering principles, firm standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
Professional and effective communication, project administration including tracking task budgets, and staffing needs
Engage in client interaction throughout projects and coordinate with subconsultants
Assist in preparing and negotiating contracts and change orders with clients and subcontractors
Conduct site visits and generate reports and recommendations based on findings
Provide support and technical input during construction of treatment projects
Reviewing constructability of design projects
Working on several projects at one time
Assisting with the preparation of proposals
Mentoring and coaching staff
The optimal candidate will be a licensed Professional Engineer with 5+ years of experience of with technical expertise in wastewater, recycled water, and water treatment planning and design. The candidate must have successfully completed wastewater/recycled water/water treatment plant master plans and designs, have active project management experience, and have the desire and ability to provide superior client service consistent with West Yost’s core values.
Positive and clear written and verbal communication practices are essential for success in this position. Excellent staff coaching and mentoring skills are also desired.
West Yost provides excellent benefits, profit sharing, bonuses and a positive, employee-oriented, team environment. West Yost is ranked among the best places to work in the engineering profession by CE News.
Top-level candidates who have an interest in expanding the current client base, building a top-level team and working closely with firm Principals are particularly encouraged to confidentially inquire regarding current opportunities.
Please include a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Visit westyost.com for more information and other opportunities. This full-time, regular position is available in one of our Northern California offices.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor���s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)