Water/WasteWater Engineer in Tampa, FL at Ardurra

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description

Requisition ID # 000055

Ardurra has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry. Ardurra prides itself on its reputation as an emerging leader in the engineering consulting business, and we understand that our reputation is wholly founded on the strength of the professionals that work hard every single day to serve our clients and our communities.  Ardurra was ranked #4 on Zweig Group’s prestigious Hot Firms List and #34 on its Best Firms to Work For in 2019!

Ardurra is seeking a Water/Wastewater Engineer to join our staff in Tampa, FL.

Primary Function

The position will expose the successful candidates to a full range of water, wastewater and reclaimed water projects. Projects may include transmission pipelines, water and reclaimed water distribution and storage systems, wastewater collection systems, pump stations, water/wastewater treatment facility/process upgrades or rehabilitation projects, solid waste transfer stations, utility relocations and other utility related projects. 

Primary Duties

  • Managing the budget, schedule and subconsultants for the completion of multiple engineering projects simultaneously (typically between 5 and 15 projects at a time, based on level of complexity).
  • Performing as the technical lead in the design considerations of water, wastewater and reclaimed water projects, including evaluating alternatives, performing preliminary/detailed design, hydraulic modeling and engineering studies. In most cases, the Project Manager will serve as the Engineer of Record for his/her own projects. 
  • Communicating with clients, subconsultants, contractors, and other professionals as required for the completion of the project.
  • Development of project scopes of work, budgets, and schedules based on initial feedback from the client, and negotiation of any revisions and/or changes to the work during the course of the project.
  • Executing the project deliverables within the predetermined budget and schedule.
  • Assisting other Project Managers in the daily and weekly allocation of junior engineering and production staff on active projects, managing individual workloads based on project deliverables and priorities.
  • Overseeing and coordinating the activities of the project team.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing technical engineering specifications and cost estimates.
  • Providing feedback to junior engineering staff on standard design engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Conduct constructability and quality control reviews of design plans and specifications completed by others.
  • Providing construction management services for the designed projects.
  • Providing direction and feedback to field personnel on specific construction requirements, visiting construction sites and providing field observation as necessary.
  • As a part of on-the-job training, this position will include training in project management and client management responsibilities.



Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Environmental, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • 5-15+ years of related experience in the water/wastewater design, permitting and construction.  Experience should include engineering project management functions with direct supervision of team subordinates.
  • Florida PE license is preferred.
  • Background in the use and development of project management tools such as project schedules (Microsoft Project, Primavera, Suretrak, etc.), budgeting spreadsheets (Excel), accounting software, and earned value reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interface with clients, contractors and regulatory agencies is critical.
  • Excellent technical writing skills for use in development of engineering reports and studies.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to anticipate and initiate subsequent project tasks, working independently or with minimal instruction.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to function efficiently within a project team environment.
  • Proven ability to direct junior staff and delegate responsibilities.
  • Basic level of familiarity with AutoCAD software (2017 or later) preferred, but not required.
  • Basic knowledge in the output and capabilities of hydraulic modeling software such as WaterCAD, SewerCAD, WaterGEMS, SewerGEMs, and similar software. 
  • Knowledge of procedures of local permitting agencies (FDEP, EPC, FDOT, etc.) required for the typical projects described above is preferred, but not required. 
  • Participation in professional organizations and career/skill training is encouraged.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun.  We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home. 

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Requisition ID# 000055


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