Project Water/Wastewater Engineer in Winchester, VA at Pennoni

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management. Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and learn how best to integrate “smart” solutions into the current landscape to make them a part of resilient and sustainable planning. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.


The ideal candidate would be able to take projects on and work independently but under direction of senior engineers.  We are open to new ideas, methods, and software that will support our staff in producing quality designs for our clients. This candidate will occasionally assist senior engineers in the development of less experienced staff within a particular expertise area.  Because of Pennoni’s expansion in the region, this position is likely for future growth opportunities within the company.

In addition to local clients, Pennoni participates extensively in work sharing between offices, allowing our engineers to gain experience and knowledge outside of Virginia.

**Position available to work in any of Pennoni's Virginia office (i.e. Arlington, Dulles, Hampton Roads, Leesburg, Winchester)**


Job Responsibilities

Pennoni is currently looking for a Project Water and Wastewater Engineer Engineer for a Virginia office to perform the following, but not limited to:

  • Utilizing technical knowledge for assigned water and wastewater planning, design and construction engineering, to include writing and presenting technical reports and papers
  • Assisting senior personnel with business development, proposal preparation, and presentations
  • Successfully completing assigned projects as a lead Project Engineer to meet technical objectives, schedule and budget, including:
    • Planning, design and construction of distribution/collection systems, pump/lift stations and water and wastewater treatment plants as well
    • Creating construction documents and specifications
    • Providing construction administration to include review of detailed shop drawings to project specifications
    • Identifying and implementing new ideas and methods to improve efficiency and client satisfaction
  • Overseeing and managing tasks/projects and clients expectations to scope, including:
    • Time and budget goals for the planning, design and construction of distribution/collection systems, pump/lift stations and water and wastewater treatment plants
    • Creating construction documents, specifications and handling construction oversight/administration
  • Coordinating execution of projects with other disciplines and office personnel



Job Requirements

Required Attributes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering (MS or MBA desired)
  • At least 4 years of experience in successfully providing water and wastewater engineering services to local municipal and private sector clients
  • 1-3 years of management experience required
  • Knowledge of Virginia permitting, drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and erosion control regulations, and Chesapeake Bay TMDL requirements
  • Experience in computerized use or modeling in multiple areas which may include treatment plant processing, water distribution, sewer collection, asset management. GIS, water quality, and/or hydraulics and hydrologics
  • Project experience including planning and feasibility, design, and construction of water and wastewater supply, treatment, pumping and distribution/collection facilities; including upgrades, expansions, rehabilitation and retrofits

Preferred Attributes:

  • Minimum Engineer-in-Training license in Virginia or reciprocal state required; Professional Engineering license preferred
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, 3D CAD, Revit BIM preferred
  • Active participation in American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation or equivalent.


Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

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