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Engineer II

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222

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.

Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help them meet their needs for clean water. Join a recognized global leader in delivering our world’s most important commodity – CLEAN WATER!


** This position will be in Pittsburgh, PA **


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 water treatment processes for industrial and municipal applications. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is able to execute complex engineering duties with limited guidance. Experience designing and documenting water treatment processes is required, as well as an understanding of project management, business principles, and risk mitigation. This position will interface with other areas within the organization, including supply chain, sales, management, and intellectual property. Leadership ability is required, along with good interpersonal and communication skills. Occasional travel for system start-up, optimization, and field trials will be required, as well as to interface with internal business stakeholders.


Role & Responsibilities;

  • Identify emerging water treatment technologies and assess their capabilities
  • 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
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses for novel water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Generate project proposals and manage interdisciplinary teams to execute project scope
  • Develop handover packages and project documentation for execution teams


Required Knowledge, Experience & Skills;

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 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

Functional experience must include an understanding of the design, installation, start up, and operation of water treatment processes such as membrane filtration, media filtration, carbon absorption, ion exchange, disinfection, advanced oxidation, and biological wastewater treatment. Experience in on site pilot plant operation is a plus.


Additional Information;

  • Location: Pittsburgh PA
  • Travel: Some travel anticipated (up to 50%)





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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh