Engineering Associate for Water Wastewater

Engineering Houston, Texas


Description

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.

Job Description

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.

Knowledge, Skills & 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.