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Project Engineer in Pennsauken Township, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia Water Technologies currently has an opportunity for you to join a dynamic team where you can be an integral part of the solution to Resourcing the World.  We are seeking a Project Engineer to work in our Pennsauken, NJ office.

Veolia Water Technologies is the world leader in water and wastewater treatment.  As an experienced design-build company and specialized provider of technological solutions for water treatment, we combine proven expertise with unsurpassed innovation to offer technological excellence to industrial and municipal customers. 

Veolia Water Technologies is a subsidiary of Veolia Water, the largest company in water treatment services worldwide.  Veolia Water is a division of Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), the only company in the world to gather all environmental services of water, waste management and energy under a single brand.

At Veolia Project engineers lead the design effort on design build or equipment supply projects.  The Project Engineer manages the flow technical information for both internal and external projects.  This role requires frequent communication between many departments based on the needs of a project.  Extraverts and team oriented individual thrive in this position.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
may include but are not limited to:


  • Work within a project team environment with 3-6 other engineers and designers.
  • Assist Project Managers with the preparation of schedules in scheduling software such as Microsoft Project or P6.  Develop project execution plans and resource forecast for engineering and other technical activities relating to the project.
  • Review bid specifications for Anaerobic and Aerobic wastewater treatment systems during the tender phase to determine requirements for mechanical, electrical and controls equipment to be specified and priced. 
  • Review process design of Anaerobic and Aerobic wastewater treatment systems for accuracy at the beginning of each new project. 
  • Perform detailed design and selection of process equipment for Anaerobic and Aerobic wastewater treatment systems for industrial applications.  Process equipment includes screens, microscreens, pumps, air blowers, gas blowers, mixers, tanks, flares, compressors, aeration systems, DAFs, heat exchangers, chemical pumps, boilers, CHP systems, odor systems, H2S removal systems. 
  • Collaborate with drafting group on drawing development for process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, tank drawings, piping drawings, equipment general arrangement drawings and device location drawings. 
  • Perform CAD drafting of process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, tank drawings, piping drawings, equipment general arrangement drawings and device location drawings for smaller projects or if drafting group is back logged.  
  • Provide technical requirements for process equipment and construction subcontracts and write specifications for purchase requisitions.
  • Evaluate process equipment and construction supplier proposals for conformity to technical requirements, schedule compliance and budget allowance.
  • Assist with recommending supplier with best offering that meets project specifications, schedule and budget for procurement.
  • Impart technical knowledge to management during bidding process.
  • Visit vendor shops to perform kickoff meetings, interim inspections and final inspections of process equipment prior to shipment to jobsites. 
  • Prepare project lists for process equipment, manual valves, control valves, instruments, motors & loads, utilities requirements, process controls, alarms.
  • Develop interlocks, alarms and loop descriptions for control of wastewater treatment process equipment. 
  • Perform construction site visits, interact with contractors, and troubleshoot technical questions during the construction of wastewater treatment plants. 
  • Develop checkout and commissioning plans to transition from construction into the process startup phase. 
  • Perform checkout and commissioning of mechanical and electrical equipment for Anaerobic and Aerobic wastewater treatment plants prior to startup and acceptance of wastewater.
  • Attend technical meetings, review technical drawings, ensure good engineering practices are maintained and lessons learnt are applied to new and future projects.

Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this position in an engineering discipline.  Mechanical, Chemical or Civil preferred.
  • 5 or more years of experience in design engineering required.
  • Experience in CAD software is preferred
  • Experience in scheduling and managing engineering deliverables is preferred.
  • A PE and/or PMP license is preferred



Veolia offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment.  We offer challenging projects and training to ensure you succeed.

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