Pilot Engineer in Cary, NC at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Cary, NC
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  • Experience:
    0 to 2 year(s)
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Job Description

The overall duty of the pilot engineer is to conduct pilot performance testing of process technologies at water and wastewater treatment plants across the United States. The pilot testing is conducted in order to simulate full scale plant performance and demonstrate the capabilities of the technology. Pilot Engineers are responsible for setting up the pilot units, optimizing the system, analyzing samples, conducting presentations of the system, introducing and providing training of the system to plant operators, breaking down the unit, managing and interpreting all data collected, and submitting a technical report.

  • Maintains all equipment and pilot trailers, including spare parts
  • Develops a plan of action for each pilot study by working with the Pilot Group Manager, Process Group, and Regional Sales Manager
  • Coordinate all pilot related activities for assigned study
  • Conducts pilot studies as set forth in pilot protocol
  • Conducts tours of pilot equipment and introduces the process to plant personnel
  • Collects, analyzes and evaluates pilot performance data
  • Generates reports detailing procedures, results and conclusions of study
  • Manages and interprets all data acquired and operating conditions of a study and communicates results effectively to employees
  • Develops relationships between client and the company
  • Submits expense reports in a timely manner
  • Requires approximately 75-80% travel

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a preferred field of Chemical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, or Biology
  • 0-2 years of previous related experience required
  • Microsoft Office Word and Excel experience required
  • Laboratory analysis experience preferred

VWT offers you competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.
Around the globe, Veolia helps cities and industries to manage, optimize and make the most of their resources.  The company provides an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials – with a focus on waste recovery – to promote the transition toward a circular economy.