15 Nov, 2021

Intermediate/Senior Process Water/Wastewater Engineer

  • Wood
  • Cambridge, ON, Canada
Process Engineer Water & Waste

Job Description

Wood currently has an opportunity for an Intermediate/Senior Process Water/Wastewater Engineer in the Process Water/Wastewater Group, with office locations across Ontario. 


The successful candidate will act as a design resource, project manager, and/or client manager within the Process Water/Wastewater Group, on local and international industrial water and wastewater treatment projects in a variety of sectors including food processing, mining and manufacturing. The candidate will also have the opportunity to be involved in renewable energy (waste-to-energy) projects, as well as groundwater remediation and treatment projects.


The candidate will be encouraged to take on new responsibilities, engage new clients, and bring forward new ideas for growing or optimizing the business. Wood provides opportunities for active engagement with management and leadership at all levels, as well as support programs for mentorship, leadership development, and mental health management.



Key Responsibilities

  • Design of industrial wastewater treatment systems; including wastewater characterization, bench and pilot-scale treatability evaluations, PFD and P&ID development, production of detailed engineering drawings and specifications, construction supervision, and commissioning;
  • Economic and technical evaluation of treatment technologies;
  • Design, specification, and tendering of major process equipment purchases;
  • Economic and technical evaluation of specific treatment equipment;
  • Permitting and regulatory submittals;
  • Managing task execution, and providing guidance to other project engineers;
  • Working with other disciplines and coordinating design tasks;
  • Reviewing and managing budgets and project spend
  • Maintaining a project schedule
  • Communicating with clients and managing expectations
  • Managing change
  • Developing health and safety documentation
  • Reviewing and approving billings
  • Working with Client Account Managers (CAMs) and clients directly to develop scopes of work
  • Reading and understanding RFPs
  • Developing scope of work and time/task matrices
  • Working with other offices and business units to develop project teams
  • Visiting project sites to understand project requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental engineering
  • P.Eng - Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario
  • 10+ years of industry experience, with at least 5 years of experience in water/wastewater treatment design.
  •  Have strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Possess a strong technical background in water/wastewater engineering and experience in industrial sectors, including: food processing, mining, automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, metal finishing, petroleum, and general manufacturing;
  • Proven skills in project management, managing clients, preparing proposals, and estimating effort for tasks;
  • Be self-motivated and proactive;
  • Be enthusiastic to engage with the team, and seek out new and exciting opportunities.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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