Engineering Associate for Water Wastewater

Engineering Austin, Texas


Description

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

The Engineering Associate assists in design and analysis activities related to hydrology and hydraulics of open channel and closed pipe systems, general civil and environmental engineering, water/wastewater sampling and regulatory compliance, evaluation of technical information concerning environmental remediation projects, and supports field data collection efforts.  Effective application of standard engineering principles is required along with a strong ability to author technical documentation.  The Assistant Engineer should have a strong desire to learn new skills and build upon existing, with the goal of advancing overall technical and managerial abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Water Resources), from an ABET accredited program with 0 to 2 yrs. related experience.  Demonstrates ability to accept additional work responsibility in coordinating project activities.
  • Certification needed - EIT registration preferable and ability to obtain PE when eligible.
  • Able to analyze, interpret and present data.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Able to carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Able to travel for weeks at a time in support of environmental response programs and have a valid driver's license.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Understanding of CAD and GIS programs such as AutoCAD/Civil 3D or ERSI Arc Map a plus.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with colleagues, vendors, and subcontractors.  Must be able to explain scopes of work (RFP) and obtain quotes from vendors.

Expected Outcomes:

  • The primary duties of this position include the following:
  • Develop plans, specifications, engineer’s estimates of construction cost and reports as needed for projects and to see these items are complete, accurate, and in accordance with good engineering practice within contract constraints.
  • Perform field engineering duties including contractor coordination, construction oversight, data and sample collection.
  • Assist with the research and preparation of technical reports and documentation related to water resources, water quality regulations, environmental remediation, and civil engineering projects.
  • Perform related responsibilities as assigned.

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.