Senior Water Treatment Engineer

Engineering United States West Chester, Pennsylvania


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston Solutions has an immediate need for a leader in water treatment design and construction to join our existing remediation, water, and wastewater design teams. We have experienced substantial and continuing growth in our markets for water, wastewater, stormwater, surface water, and groundwater treatment. The Senior Engineer will serve as a national technical and sales resource. You will provide senior-level technical support to projects/proposals, serving as a thought leader in their area(s) of specialty through participation in internal and external organizations, and participating in business development opportunities by driving technical approaches and providing expert guidance. Weston has a significant backlog of work involving water treatment design, remediation design, engineering services during construction, implementation of remedial actions, design-build projects, and system operations for both private and federal sector clients. We foresee continued growth and technical advancement in this area.

As a leader within Weston, you will share your technical knowledge and experience with water treatment and/or other applicable subjects to our Engineering and Remediation Communities of Practice. The successful candidate will have a successful work history of water treatment design and construction projects with specific experience developing treatment processes for contaminants of concern. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication, polished client presentation skills, organization of complex information, team management, and time management. The successful individual will be one who thrives in a team-oriented environment and is able to determine what is next. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative. Limited field work may be required including project kickoffs, pilot startups, commissioning, and oversight of subcontractors. Limited field work will be required including data collection and observing site conditions pilot startups, and oversight of subcontractors. Travel to Weston offices, client facilities, and project sites is anticipated to average 20% of your work time.

Locations:  USA, Remote

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or applicable sciences. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the field of water treatment design and construction including potable water, wastewater, stormwater, surface water, groundwater and vapor treatment systems.
  • Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain within 1 year and active NCEES account with ability to acquire additional licenses.
  • Ability to prepare design drawings, specifications, equipment, and construction requests for bids, evaluate bids, manage subcontractors, perform engineering services during construction and construction observations.
  • Capable of performing and leading project and field quality control (QC) activities. Prepare daily QC reports, photo documentation, and maintain field logs.
  • Experience leading the development of design and construction projects, developing project sequence, identifying staff requirements, mentoring, and training junior staff serving as the lead project engineer.
  • Ability to develop design-build-operate solutions for water treatment, soil remediation, and vapor control.
  • Field experience with construction, startup, operations, and operations trouble shooting.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or similar CAD software tools for project execution.
  • Ability to collaborate with public stakeholders, government, and private clients and experience communicating complex technical issues to clients, regulators, stakeholders, and technical project teams.
  • Able to analyze, interpret, and present data, and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Demonstrated understanding and awareness of health and safety practices and design for safety approaches.
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety.
  • Able to conduct multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to complete field work independently without supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to complete and maintain OHSA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and 8-hour annual refresher training.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software suite, personal computers, and mobile phone communications applications with an ability to collaborate using the latest communication software including Teams and SharePoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Desired, but not mandatory, qualifications include:  

  • Knowledge and experience with processing water generated in the treatment of soil, sediment, and groundwater contaminated with emerging contaminants, PFAS and 1,4-dioxane, as well as non-emergent contaminants like chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons, PCBs, and metals.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State regulatory processes and reporting (CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, state specific cleanup programs).
  • Experience using UFC, UFGS, SpecsIntact, and RMS for design and construction projects.
  • Experience with federal government clients including the Air Force, Navy, USACE.
  • Experience presenting data and using GIS and data visualization tools.
  • USACE Quality Management for Construction Projects (CQC) certification and experience working as design quality control manager and field quality control manager.
  • OSHA 30-hour construction safety certification.
  • Ability to develop and maintain site health and safety plans, AHAs, and JHAs.
  • Active member of professional organizations suited to specific practice area.

These job requirements are not exhaustive and other duties may 

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off to include holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.