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Engineer IV

Date: Sep 13, 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.


At Evoqua Water Technologies we grow with the best. We are on the move. We are currently seeking a talented, driven Lead Project Engineer.  If you thrive and excel in generating new ideas, owning your own projects from design to rollout, can lead and motivate, we want to speak with you! This is a workplace that nourishes talented people. Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua.

This position works closely with the assigned Project Manager as technical project lead for the execution of wastewater systems and the design of wastewater products/systems for the Wastewater Center of Excellence in the Integrated Equipment Technologies Segment, Industrial Division of Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (Evoqua).  The Wastewater Center of Excellence provides process solutions, including integrated equipment design, supply and installation for raw water treatment, industrial wastewater recycle/reuse and complex wastewater treatment systems, for customers in various industrial markets.  This position will be focused on treatment of industrial wastewater for removal of inorganic constituents, primarily using physical/chemical treatment technologies.




  • Work with the project manager to clearly identify customer’s needs and assist in development of execution strategy
  • Provide technical support, both practical and strategic, throughout project including proposing solutions at customer meetings which may require development of presentation materials
  • Provide support to project management in the recognition and development of change order opportunities or risk assessment throughout execution of project
  • Interpret project technical specifications and terms & conditions documents
  • Receive project Handover Packages and turnover documentation with a full understanding of the as-sold requirements
  • Prepare hydraulic design, pump calculations and equipment calculations as required to meet the project requirements
  • Coordinate and oversee third party engineering activities including but not limited to structural analysis of the equipment designs to meet project requirements including obtainment of professional engineering stamping
  • Prepare documentation to meet the requirements of the project specifications including operation & maintenance manuals, training manuals, and installation scoping documentation
  • Prepare Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and General Arrangements (GAs) for equipment layout, and wastewater facility layout drawings
  • Provide complete equipment engineering information to design team for development of complete and accurate general arrangement and fabrication drawings
  • Develop buyout products technical documents, including scopes of work, equipment layouts, equipment datasheets, and specifications for supplier compliance
  • Support the purchasing team throughout the purchasing cycle for technical questions, submittal reviews, and expediting of suppliers
  • Coordinate activities with project quality to ensure quality specification requirements are conveyed to our suppliers and factories
  • Support manufacturing facilities during fabrication and assembly of equipment
  • Provide technical support to the field services team during project commissioning and startup execution



  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required, with other disciplines considered based on experience
  • 15+ years of experience in a complex project environment as a lead project engineer
  • Vast experience with systems integration required
  • Heavy Industry experience is required
  • Experience in the wastewater treatment industry involving process design and/or equipment specification, knowledge of wastewater treatment processes, including physical separation, chemical precipitation, membrane separation and ion exchange strongly preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated complex issue resolution on projects showing advanced problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated indirect or direct management of a multi-disciplined engineering team
  • Strong leadership written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to communicate his/her ability to meet the schedule and scope requirements of projects, and is able to discuss actions taken for projects that deviated from schedule and scope
  • Ability to understand project process guarantees and the selection of equipment to meet these requirements
  • Understands project management requirements regarding forecasting, scheduling, and client relations
  • Business travel (up to 25 percent) is required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is preferred





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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh