Senior Project Engineer -Water/Wastewater Infrastructure

Location: Hillsborough, NJ

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Position summary:  Executes the company's Design/Build strategy primarily by engineering design and project execution.  Carries out engineering tasks and activities on assigned water and energy projects under limited direction by performing duties personally or with other team members. 

Qualifications required:

Education:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree (BS) from an accredited four-year engineering/technical college or university with extensive course work related to the design of water resources infrastructure. Civil, environmental, and/or mechanical engineering background expected.


Certifications & Licenses: Professional Engineering License.


Experience:  Applicant should have 5+ years of related engineering design experience.


The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions form management.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and numerical approximation methods, calculus and permutations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Qualifications desired:

LEED or equivalent certification

Essential functions and responsibilities:

Acquires basic knowledge and develops skills in a specific practice area.  
Applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform assigned tasks as part of a broader assignment.
Exercise limited judgment or details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work.
Performs basic design tasks.
Assists on other task such as: preparation of permit applications, material testing, drawings, and computer-aided design (CAD) work.
Assigns tasks to and coordinates with technicians or administrative staff.
Receives close supervision on unusual or difficult problems, and general review of all aspects of work.
Interacts with staff, general public, officials, and contractors.


Success factors/job competencies:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with modest supervisory guidance, except on difficult problems. For this position it is expected that an individual will have knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the industry as well as having some knowledge of precedents in the specialty and related areas.


Physical demands and work environment: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Performance standards:

Annual performance appraisal
Attainment of annual goals established between supervisor and incumbent

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