Process Engineer (Wastewater)

Los Angeles, CA | Temp/Contract to Direct

Post Date: 07/14/2017 Job ID: real_street-1712 Industry: Product Management/Marketing Pay Rate: 0.00 USD HOUR

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the Continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Process Engineer (Wastewater) with one of our top clients.  As a Process Engineer (Wastewater), you will be supporting our client, a full-service engineering and construction firm providing lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients.

Job Responsibilities

The Process Engineer (Wastewater) will be working on the City’s Wastewater Capital Improvement Program.  The Process Engineer (Wastewater) will be responsible for all wastewater treatment processes from the headworks facility through advanced treatment and be able to recommend solutions and improvements to wastewater processes, to include:

  • Troubleshooting process related issues
  • Preparing process descriptions and process flow diagrams
  • Preparing and reviewing P&ID’s
  • Conducting pilot tests, independent investigations, collecting data, documenting test results and providing recommendations based on that data
  • Reviewing all division projects for conformance with process objectives
  • Researching and evaluating “new” process developments

Specific qualifications for the Process Engineer (Wastewater) role include:

  • BS or MS in Chemical or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of wastewater treatment or related field
  • Must have expert knowledge of the wastewater treatment principals and their translation to studies, designs and construction of those facilities
  • Expert knowledge in the areas of hydraulic calculations, process calculations / computer simulations, environmental chemistry and environmental biology
  • Expert knowledge of various processes such as headworks, primary clarifiers, aeration basins, secondary clarifiers, BNR processes, disinfection processes, anaerobic digestion, solids dewatering, digester gas management & cleaning, co-generation and membrane processes
  • Expert in the area of process selection and development
  • Expert in the development of process flow diagrams, process descriptions, process mass & heat balances and P&ID’s
  • Expert in the area of process related environmental regulations
  • Good understanding of safety issues including California OSHA regulations
  • Must have or attain the Envision Specialist (ENV SP) certification within 2 months of being hired
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project software
  • Familiar with AutoCAD


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

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