February 7, 2023

Wastewater Engineer

Washington, DC - Corporate Office
Our Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Water/Wastewater Engineer. You will be an essential member of our growing team by transforming our client’s vision into a strategy, converting that strategy into a plan, and moving quickly into executable action.

McKissack & McKissack, an outgrowth of the oldest African American-owned architecture­ engineering in the country, has a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high-profile projects for government and private sector clients.

We are seeking leaders that exhibit the attributes of a great team player, Humble, Hungry and Smart:

  • Humble: being of little ego; focusing more on their teammates than themselves.
  • Hungry: strong work ethic and drive.
  • Smart: what they say or do has a positive outcome on those around them.

Your Role (High level):

Serve as the responsible engineer on water and sewer projects (from initial planning/design through construction) for large municipal clients (both local agencies AND private). Apply working knowledge of water/wastewater technical knowledge to develop solutions to routine engineering problems ranging in complexity.

Your Role (Logistics):

Reporting To: Lead Civil Engineer

Who Reports to You: N/A

Where You Work: Hybrid (client site and remote)

Your Role (Responsibilities):

· Complete preliminary and detailed engineering design and associated documents on a variety of water, wastewater, stormwater, and water reuse treatment and collection and distribution projects

· Perform preliminary engineering by analyzing data, performing design calculations in accordance with regulatory requirements and guidelines and evaluating options to develop the best solution

· Prepare planning and design documents, cost estimates, calculations, project drawings, and technical specifications in coordination with project managers, project engineers, CAD staff and other disciplines

· Conform to client and company standards for document and drawing preparation

· Conduct internal coordination meetings and provide substantial support for client meetings

· Work with team to ensure deliverables are executed with technical accuracy, on time and within budget

· Ensure formal QA/QC reviews are performed for each assigned project

· Assist with various construction phase office support activities including review of RFI’s and submittals, and participate in field work including construction observation activities

What We NEED You to Have:

· Minimum 5 years’ of project experience for municipal and/or private development related to design and design review of water/wastewater, storm, and recycled water systems

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) in DC, MD, or VA.
  • Understanding or ability to gain knowledge of various local codes (MD, DC and VA) and regulations
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills including
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in technical report writing (part of previous responsibilities).
  • Minimum 1 year experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

What we WANT you to Have:

  • Expert level knowledge of GIS applications
  • Expert level knowledge AutoCAD, Civil 3D

What you get:

• Medical Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• Vision Insurance

• 401k

• Company-paid holidays

• Vacation and Sick Leave

• Employee Assistance Program

• Life Insurance

• Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

• Commuter SmartBenefits

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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