Industrial Water Wastewater Project Engineer

Job Description

Arcadis seeks an experienced Industrial Water Wastewater Project Engineer to join our Design and Engineering team. This position is remote and can be performed anywhere in the United States.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

As a Project Engineer, you will participate in interdisciplinary industrial water and process teams to deliver high-quality detailed designs and constructed projects to our clients. Our current portfolio of growth opportunities falls within our Water for Industry practice, so an advanced understanding of the industrial water and wastewater field is a prerequisite.

Role accountabilities:

  • Preparing design calculations, technical reports, permitting, detailed design and engineering plans and specifications, as well as overseeing construction administration for a variety of projects.
  • Researching feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Working effectively with local, national, and global technical and client teams.
  • Proven ability to effectively delegate tasks to junior engineers
  • Detailed environmental proposal support experience
  • Preparing Feasibility Studies
  • Developing visual, graphical, and tabular summaries of environmental data and trends
  • Coordinating work schedules with subcontractors
  • Conducting project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.)
  • Working effectively and collaboratively in team situations and establishing strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists
  • Traveling (10-20%): conducting pilots and full-scale treatability efforts, and participating in face-to-face client, technical, and other stakeholder meetings

Qualifications & Experience:

Key Attributes:

  • Can work well with different project teams present locally and across remote offices without direct supervision.
  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients, contractors, equipment suppliers/vendors, funding agencies, and reviewing agencies; to deliver technical presentations in conferences and technical symposia.
  • Functional experience with MS Office applications.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, BIM 360, and/or Primavera scheduling software
  • Ability to mentor young staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field of study
  • 7+ years of industrial water/wastewater treatment experience
  • EIT Certificate
  • Industrial water/ wastewater experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering or related field
  • Experience with industrial wastewater, facility infrastructure design, and other industrial planning, design, and construction engineering activities
  • Treatability or pilot testing experience
  • License: PE license

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Transform Your World


Arcadis offers benefits for full time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program and optional benefits including adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer seven paid holidays and potentially up to two floating holidays per calendar year depending on start, and 15 days PTO that accrue per year. This position is eligible for participating in a company bonus program. The salary range for this position is $82,400 – $142,140.

Job Category
Job Type
Career Level