Share this Job

Engineer II

Date: Sep 1, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15211

Company: Evoqua

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.  


Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.


What does it mean to work here. . .


Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.


Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.


Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.


Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance. 


Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua. 


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

The Technology and Innovation (T&I) group at Evoqua Water Technologies is looking for an Engineer II to assist in the research and development of novel industrial water treatment processes. The position will be located in the NEW Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has experience designing and documenting water treatment processes. An understanding of project management, business principles, and risk mitigation is also desirable. This position will interface with other areas within the organization, including business development, vertical management, sales, and intellectual property. Occasional travel for system start-up, optimization, and field trials may be required, as well as to interface with internal business stakeholders.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Understand emerging water treatment technologies and assess their capabilities
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses for novel water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Generate project proposals and coordinate interdisciplinary teams to execute project scope
  • Develop pilot systems to validate their performance, alone or in conjunction with other processes
  • Define the sizing and materials for equipment including pumps, piping, valves, and instrumentation
  • Develop general arrangement, process flow, and process and instrumentation diagrams
  • Develop handover packages and project documentation for execution teams


Required Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 3-5 years of job experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools is expected
  • Experience using CAD systems preferred
  • Professional registration not required but considered a plus
  • Desired experience may include an understanding of water treatment processes such as membrane filtration, media filtration, carbon absorption, ion exchange, disinfection, advanced oxidation, and biological wastewater treatment.


Additional Information:
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Travel: Some travel anticipated (up to 30%)
Employment Status: Full-Time Employee
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K (4% match), self-managed PTO- starting from Day1!



Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity 

EEO is the Law - Poster (PDF)


Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh