Flexible work schedules including 4-day work week in Denver, Colorado!
ABOUT US - We provide wastewater conveyance and treatment services for 2.0 million people in the Denver Metro area and are a nationally recognized leader in our industry. We own and operate approximately 230 miles of interceptor sewer that conveys wastewater from 59 local municipalities to the 220 MGD Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility (RWHTF) and the new Northern Treatment Plant (NTP). As a team, we run an innovative biological nutrient removal and solids processing facility that supports water quality objectives of the effluent-dominated South Platte River and reuse our biosolids product.
THE OPPORTUNITY – This Staff Engineer will get to apply their knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and in evaluating innovative solutions and emerging technologies to address technical opportunities and challenges facing the District. This person will work closely with the District’s Technology and Innovation Officer, its Engineering and Operating Department staff on Innovation Program initiatives.
Performs and coordinates engineering activities in planning, study, design, construction, modification and maintenance of wastewater transmission and treatment facilities. Works under the general direction of a higher level Engineer or an Engineering Division Head. May function as a project team leader directing and supervising the work of other engineers and engineering technicians.
1. Designs or assists in design of wastewater transmission, treatment, solids processing, and support facilities.
2. Administers and manages design and construction projects for wastewater transmission, treatment, solids processing and support facilities.
3. Manages updates to cost estimates and supporting documentation for the Capital Expenditure Schedule.
4. Assists in the review of studies, designs, and contract documents (plans and specifications) prepared by staff and consultants and provides recommendations to the project engineer or project team leader.
5. Prepares facility reports and similar studies of District wastewater transmission and treatment facilities. Maintains and updates planning information, financial and service area models, and plant capacity data.
6. Coordinates with other District departments as needed during the study, design, construction and post-construction phases of projects.
7. Develops scopes of work for engineering consultant services contracts, and evaluates proposals and bids. Manages study, design, bidding, construction and post-construction phase work done by consultants under engineering services contracts. Monitors and evaluates consultant performance.
8. Assists in the establishment of facility drawings for specific areas. Incorporates project drawings into facilities drawings.
9. Conducts detailed technical investigations into control and maintenance areas.
10. Performs other miscellaneous engineering-related tasks as necessary.
Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or mechanical engineering, plus two years of engineering work experience. Enrolled as an Engineer Intern (EI) in the State of Colorado. Good technical, mathematical, and analytical skills as well as good written and verbal communications skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, consultants, contractors and the public.
Master's degree in civil, environmental or mechanical engineering. Knowledge of wastewater transmission and treatment. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado. Three to five years of experience as an Engineer Associate or three to five years of career experience. Experience with hydraulic, wastewater treatment and collection, and financial planning models. Experience with GIS.
About Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
The Metro Wastewater Reclamation District is the wastewater treatment authority for much of metropolitan Denver and parts of northern Colorado. We are committed to protecting the environment and providing for the community's future needs.We serve about 2 million people who live and work within our 715-square mile service area, which includes Denver, Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Lakewood, Thornton and Westminster.We collect about 130 million gallons of wastewater per day from neighborhood sewer lines and remove more than 95 percent of the pollutants before discharging it into the South Platte River.We make wastewater suitable for agriculture, aquatic life, industrial use, water supply and recreation.Our mission is to protect the region’s health and environment by cleaning water and recovering resources.