Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer
Boston, MA  / Alexandria, VA  / Arlington, VA  / Raleigh, NC  / Morrisville, NC  / Durham, NC  / Research Triangle Park, NC ...View All
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Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
ERG is a research and consulting firm that provides a wide range of support to federal, state, and commercial clients. ERG offers multidisciplinary teams with nationally recognized skills in engineering, science, economics, public health, informational technology, and communications. We hire people with the best minds and then provide them with a vibrant and flexible environment in which to develop their careers. The qualified individual must be highly motivated with the skills to prioritize, perform, and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment.

ERG is seeking talented, motivated individuals to join our expanding water and wastewater engineering team. You will have the opportunity to work with the US EPA, state agencies, and other organizations to tackle today's most pressing water quality, resource, and infrastructure challenges.
Job Description:
  • Examples of the exciting project activities you may lead include:

  • Providing technical assistance to small, underserved water and wastewater utilities across the country to access funding and design, build, and maintain sustainable, resilient water infrastructure systems and provide clean water to their communities
  • Assessing and promoting innovative water and wastewater treatment technologies and developing resources to reduce barriers to adoption
  • Evaluating the design, costs, and environmental impacts of potential water and wastewater infrastructure projects
  • Working to reduce human health and environmental impacts of PFAS and other emerging contaminants
  • Leading and mentoring a team of junior and mid-level engineers
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Candidates must have direct experience with water and wastewater infrastructure issues and must have:

  • A degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • An active Professional Engineer's (PE) license in at least one U.S. state, preferably multiple states
  • 20 or more years of experience with water or wastewater system design, planning, or evaluation
  • A willingness to travel to assess community infrastructure needs
  • Ability to oindependently assess community infrastructure needs and develop Preliminary Engineering Reports; serve as a technical expert on water and wastewater infrastructure projects; move projects forward from conceptualization to implementation; develop clear, well-documented written products; complete multiple, concurrent projects, and lead a multidisciplinary team of analysts, engineers, scientists, and outreach and communications specialists

  • Ideal candidates will also have experience:

  • Evaluating the needs of small communities
  • Assessing and implementing applicable federal water and wastewater regulations and permitting requirements
ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, FSAs, a generous 401k plan, profit sharing, an EAP, 11-20 paid vacation days per year, 10 paid holidays per year, 56 hours or more of sick leave (based on the state you work in) per year (pro-rated for part-time) and more. The salary range for all positions depends on the years and type of experience.
ERG is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable EEOC and affirmative action regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. As such, successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse and inclusive teams.
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As ERG is a friendly, flexible, inclusive environment and has clients who are committed to making the world a better place, ERGers are incredibly dedicated. We promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in the work we do, the partnerships we foster, and the culture we value both within and outside of our organization.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
20+ years
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