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Water/Wastewater Engineer



Ardurra is seeking a Water/Wastewater Engineer to join our staff in Buford, GA.

This position will be expected to plan, design, provide construction administration, and possibly manage aspects of multidiscipline projects consisting of water/wastewater treatment and collection/distribution systems for municipal type clients in the Southeast region. The individual should be capable of performing the technical design on water/wastewater projects and collaborate with our team of engineers, EIT’s, CADD technicians, and sub consultants, to successfully execute these types of projects. The position will expose the successful candidate to a full range of water and wastewater facility projects. Projects may include water/wastewater treatment facility green field projects, upgrade and expansion projects, process upgrades or rehabilitation projects, water distribution and storage systems, transmission pipelines, wastewater collection systems, pump stations, and other water utility related projects.

The ideal candidate will have 2-7 years of progressive experience in the municipal water/wastewater and/or public works field of engineering.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
• Develop detailed designs, plans, specifications, reports and cost estimates for treatment plants, pipelines, pump stations, tanks and other water / wastewater storage and conveyance systems.
• More specific responsibilities include performing or managing engineering/process design, hydraulics, pumping systems, and treatment process projects.
• Ability to coordinate with the multiple departments and sub-consultants required for multi-discipline projects.
• Ability to research and utilize available resources.
• Candidate must be self-motivated and able to lead or assist a project team in completing multiple projects simultaneously.
• Effectively communicate, in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Gathers data for engineering analyses through phone contacts, written correspondence, and research sources.
• Perform calculations and research in support of designs using engineering formulas and skills in formulating possible results based on different scenarios.
• Prepare engineering reports, opinions and recommendations.
• Maintain completed project files and proper document control.
• Prepare design drawings, technical specifications, material quantity take-offs and develop construction cost estimates for projects.
• Provide other duties as may be assigned by the Project Managers/Task Leads to support project team.

Core Competencies:

In addition to the position’s skills, education, and experience requirements, the following competencies are considered foundational to understanding performance, now and in the future:
• Communication Proficiency
• Organizational Skills
• Time Management
• Technical Capacity
• Customer/Client Focus

Minimum Requirements:

The Ideal Candidate shall possess the following Minimum Qualifications:
• Registered as an EIT or PE in the State of Georgia
• Proven experience in the design/construction of Civil Engineering Projects (facilities (vertical), utilities)
• Supervisory and leadership skills
• Relevant technical expertise
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelors degree or better in Civil Engineering or related field required
• At least TWO years of experience
• Advanced understanding of water treatment / distribution and wastewater collection / treatment principles and state regulations is preferred.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands 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 job functions. These are as follows:
• Typical office environment which includes sitting, walking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing reaching, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting, or carrying up to twenty (20) pounds
• Ability to balance on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces; make rational decisions; express ideas through speaking accurately/loudly/quickly; walk from one work site to another
• Ability to exert up to twenty (20) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten (10) pounds of force to move objects

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun. We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home.

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


Ardurra does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Agency Agreement, Ardurra will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. If a resume or candidate is submitted to any hiring manager without a previously signed agreement, Ardurra reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. These candidates will be considered property of Ardurra. We’re not currently looking to add any more agencies to our list of approved vendors, so please do not contact any of our managers or recruitment team with sales calls or details of your candidates.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with
the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c
Georgia USA


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