WesTech Engineering, Inc. provides process solutions for water and wastewater treatment, liquids/solids separation, and biological treatment needs worldwide. We are proud of the equipment and systems we design, build, maintain, and operate are making the world a better place and creating a more sustainable environment for future generations.
We have an immediate need for a Field Process Engineer who is responsible to ensure the successful and effective completion of water treatment process demonstrations/pilot studies, including developing pilot protocols, preparing equipment, executing pilots, technical report writing, as well as supporting our production groups and field service team with process concerns.
Essential Job Duties:
Apply water treatment process knowledge and troubleshooting skills to technical and process issues to optimize results.
Support product research and development activities.
Gather data and monitor results to ensure process modifications yield the desired results.
Calculate and record chemical dosage rates, mass balances, hydraulic loadings rates, etc.
Suggest modifications and improvements to pilot equipment to better meet customer needs and keep pilot units up to date.
Perform equipment maintenance when required and maintain equipment logs.
Be knowledgeable of and comply with all safety and environmental regulations associated with the company’s pilot fleet.
Conducting laboratory analysis including titration, spectroscopy and use of laboratory equipment.
Support full scale equipment process start-ups and optimizations as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical or Engineering related field
Ability to complete domestic and/or international travel, up to 50%.
Demonstrated ability to meet project deadlines.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to interpret test data and present in report format.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Experience with good laboratory techniques and methods.
Familiar with process equipment such as pH, ORP, Temperature meters, etc.
Strong mechanical aptitude with a “hands on” approach.
Understanding of basic hydraulics
Ability to read and interpret customer specifications including PFD & P&ID’s.
Basic understanding of proper handling of water treatment chemicals including coagulants, acids, basis, and oxidizers.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Biological, Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering
Engineer in Training (EIT) and/or Fundamentals of Engineer (FE) Certification or higher
Experience with pilot and/or field work.
Knowledge of Federal and State environmental regulations and standards.
Knowledge of basic electrical, instrumentation and controls.
Licensing and/or certification in water or wastewater treatment
Must be able to work at desk computer/phone system.
Some lifting may be involved, (50-70 lbs), specifically when in the warehouse area(s).
When at job sites will be required to inspect equipment. This may involve:
Bending/stooping/walking on ladders, walkways, catwalks, (may involve heights).
Exposure to elements; cold, heat, wet, and/or dark. May be in a safety harness.
When in fabrication shop, may involve utilizing hands in and around mechanical parts.
Comply with all safety regulations.
May be required to be clean-shaven for proper respiratory equipment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran