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Project Engineer

Company: Aqua
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!Job SummaryAre you looking for a fantastic career at Aqua? We have a great opportunity for a Project Engineer. This role is under the direction of the Engineering Manager is responsible for engineering support to all Divisions and Departments of the Illinois region.Essential Duties

  • Responsible for planning for assigned divisions/systems.
  • Modeling and review of all waterline and sewer projects.
  • Responsible for design of assigned projects (out of ordinary projects - tanks, boosters, lift stations, Water Treatment Plant projects, Waste Water Plant projects, regulating vaults, etc.).
  • Responsible for submittal of any required permits and approvals.
  • Responsible for obtaining necessary easements for all assigned projects.
  • Responsible for bidding, preparation and obtaining approvals for requisitions.
  • Manages construction.
  • Responsible for the processing of invoices.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork needed for accounting to close the project.
  • Responsible for Due Diligence for possible new acquisitions.
  • Assists with other tasks or projects as assigned.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required.
    • Selected candidate must be a Registered, Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain PE license within two year from hire date.
    • Five or more years of experience in water and wastewater is preferred. Education.Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; communicate effectively (clearly, concisely and professionally) with internal customers
      • Strong customer service skills
      • Ability to work well under pressure
      • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
      • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered multi-tasking environment. Working Conditi o Ns/Physical Demands
        • Perform sedentary work- exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
        • Working conditions may include travel to work sites of Essential Utilities and/or other constituents within the State of IL.COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementsSeasonal employees / Summer internships are excluded from these requirements, however vaccinations are preferred. Essential Utilities and its subsidiaries , including Aqua, Delta, and Peoples Natural Gas, require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law. Proof of vaccination must be provided prior to your first day of employment.If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a medical or religious exemption, you will be required to apply for an exemption on your first day of employment with Essential Utilities. As part of the process, you will be required to provide information and/or documentation to Human Resources about the reason(s) you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an exemption is not approved, then your employment may be terminated. Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).

Keywords: Aqua, Joliet , Project Engineer, Engineering , Kankakee, Illinois

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