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Senior Project Engineer

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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.

Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

Position Summary for the Sr. Project Engineer

The Sr. Project Engineer is an expert in field, independent operator, proficient in multiple products; recognized technical expert, gives guidance to other engineers and drafters/designers.  The ideal candidate will be the Technical Leader of a project team.  Most projects follow a Design-Build model, and each project will be a custom-designed, wastewater treatment solution based on wastewater properties and discharge requirements (i.e., no cookie-cutter projects).  This person will work closely with other team members (Project Manager, Application Engineer, Electrical/Controls Engineer, and CAD team) to deliver a positive outcomes to our customer.


Benefits for the Sr. Project Engineer

  • Self-Managed time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401k match up to 4% of annual salary, with a profit-sharing component becoming available after 1 year of employment.
  • Customizable benefits package with a multitude of options. Benefits effective immediately.
  • Career progression plans
  • Reward and Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Company Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Retirement Plan


The above is only the beginning of what Evoqua has to offer. With over 160 locations spread throughout 10 countries, room for growth is essentially in your hands. If you believe that we would be the right fit for you, please apply today.


Core Responsibilities and Tasks for the Sr. Project Engineer

  • Live our culture and exemplify our Growth Enabling Behaviors to be highly enabled to deliver, highly empowered to succeed and highly accountable to lead.
  • Technical resource in one or more specialty area.
  •  Commits to deliverables with customers and/or mgmt.  
  •  Manages more complex business issues and projects.
  •  Develops strategy of execution of work.
  •  Greater ownership of business impact within your functional role.
  •  Drive value creation in the business.
  •  Team lead & mentors engineers.
  •   Able to evaluate risk & minimize business impact.
  •   Effectively presents and explains engineering concepts both orally and in writing


Technical Responsibilities within Projects

  • Develop P&IDs for the project.
  • Lay out the site based on the site plan and processes.  This includes all system equipment, unit processes, and piping.
  • Size pipelines, pumps, blowers, other equipment, etc., based on site hydraulics
  • Create equipment, instrumentation, and valve lists to be purchased.
  • Assist in development of a 3D model of the facility with our CAD team.
  • Conduct shop drawing reviews of equipment.

Position Requirements for the Sr. Project Engineer



  • BS/BA degree in Engineering; Master's degree preferred.
  • 8-15 yrs. of experience


Strong knowledge of operational processes as defined in work area.
Strong understanding of business acumen.
Excellent communication skills

Experience in the following would be considered an asset

  • Wastewater treatment plant design
  • Liquid Pumping Systems
  • Hydraulic Analysis using modeling software (PipeFlo or equivalent)
  • Chemical Addition Systems
  • Biogas Collection and Utilization
  • Sludge Handling and Disposal
  • Aeration Systems

Additional Details for the Sr. Project Engineer





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