Project Engineer in Boston, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

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Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description


Survey, design, installation oversight, and commissioning of metering equipment and data gathering hardware.  Oversee contractor’s work at certain phases of the project.  Provides support to the contractor for build/assembly of scope of supply.   Conducts system commissioning/start-ups, operation & maintenance training, providing support for existing installations, and identify areas of improvement.


  • Commissioning and start-up of new equipment.
  • Work with other departments during the design of new or modified equipment to meet customer needs.
  • Reviews project specifications and plans to ensure it meets specifications.
  • Conduct on-site training with operating, maintenance and management personnel.
  • Conducts lab testing as needed for process troubleshooting or process optimization.
  • Typically works on one or more projects for a length of time
  • Troubleshoot, inspect and re-build of existing equipment in the field.
  • Composes documentation/procedures, internal memoranda and reports in a timely manner.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. safely.
  • Willing and able to travel 30%, including flights and hotel stays


Education / Experience / Background

  • BS (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field strongly preferred
  • Thorough understanding of electric circuits and making decisions based on diagrams is a requirement
  • Experience using AutoCAD or Visio to create or modify design documents
  • Implementation and support experience with control systems and/or DCS systems is required 
  • PLC and logic programming, configuration, and support experience is required
  • Thorough understanding of network communications and OT cybersecurity concepts is required 
  • Thorough understanding of control panel design and wiring and plant instrumentation is preferred
  • Experience with databases and SQL queries, PC/server configuration, thin client systems, and/or VMware is a plus
  • Experience in the Energy industries is a plus
  • Experience working in an integrated IT/OT environment with frequent collaboration with IT personnel is a plus

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks/projects and prioritize work effectively to meet project deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism
  • Able to operate within a team atmosphere and interface effectively with a diverse set of groups and stakeholders
  • Willingness to keep skills up-to-date and to acquire new skills to improve our support for the business

Additional Information

Salary for this position is $70,000 to $90,000 USD Annually. 

Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance.   In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. 

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.