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 Associate 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 specific portions of complex engineering assignments under the direction of a more experienced engineer.
Designs and directs construction of modifications and repairs to existing wastewater, solids and support facilities. Level of direction from supervising or higher level engineer varies depending on type and complexity of project.
Collects, analyzes, and makes recommendations concerning technical engineering data related to planning, study, design, construction, modification, maintenance and monitoring of wastewater transmission and treatment facilities.
Inspects construction projects; coordinates activities and information as directed. Inspects construction of projects of other agencies which may affect District facilities.
Prepares written memoranda, reports and specifications.
Assists in the review and completion of studies, designs, specifications and drawings prepared by staff and consultants and provides comments/recommendations to the project engineer.
Assists in incorporation of project drawings into facilities drawings. Reviews existing facilities drawings and makes necessary revisions. Reviews plans and specifications for new facilities as assigned.
Assists in the performance of various tasks related to capital planning such as performing capacity studies and writing facility plan reports. May work with numerical models, District Service Area Mapping and plant operational data. May review and update cost estimates and documentation in support of the Capital Expenditure Schedule and other financial tools such as the Fixed Asset Register.
Performs engineering calculations.
Performs other engineering tasks as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or mechanical engineering. Good technical, mathematical, and analytical skills as well as good written and verbal communications skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, consultants and contractors.
One year of previous work experience in an engineering position. Course work in sanitary or environmental engineering or related field. Master’s degree in engineering or closely related field. Knowledge of wastewater technology and personal computer applications. Enrolled as an Engineer Intern (EI) in the State of Colorado.
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.