Position Title: Water/Wastewater Engineer Location: Wilmington, DE Department / Division: Environmental / Water/Wastewater
Ranked 73rd on ENR’s 2018 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, RK&K is a design and construction management firm specializing in transportation, environmental and energy projects. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound technical solutions to achieve the best possible outcome on a project. Expressed in our ability to treat every one of our 1,300 employees as a professional, RK&K has received extensive recognition for its exceptional workplace culture.
In this role, you will work closely with project managers and other team members to execute work involving engineering principals and other related activities. You will provide planning, design and construction support on a variety of engineering projects with a focus on water, wastewater and stormwater design, pipelines and pump stations.
Prepare design calculations, drawings, and specifications for water and wastewater pipelines and pumping stations
Conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to water and wastewater systems
Assist with the preparation and review of technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents
Assist with project management activities for select tasks and develop PM skills for expanded responsibilities and internal PM assignments
Support field testing and investigations when required
Support construction projects with office engineering services (submittal review, contract document interpretation, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, and change orders) when required
Communicate effectively and coordinate with project teams including other disciplines, such as cost estimators, GIS, designers, and other engineers
Required Education, Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related engineering field
Three (3) to five (5) years of increasingly-responsible, professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of water and wastewater facilities and wastewater conveyance infrastructure, such as pipelines, force mains, and pump stations
A self-starter, versatile and interested in working on a variety of projects supporting the Water and Wastewater Group
Excellent technical writing and communication skills required
Demonstrated proficiency in organization and presentation of documentation
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint is required
Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
P.E. or ability to obtain one
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position has excellent potential for career advancement. We proudly offer an attractive salary package commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401-k plan with company matching. For more information visit our website at www.rkk.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 1325
Since our founding in 1923, the RK&K team has satisfied both public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental, and construction phase services. We offer innovative and efficient solutions on a variety of projects nationwide from our Baltimore, Maryland headquarters and 20 branch offices in eight states and Washington, DC. RK&K is a 1,200 person multi-disciplinary consulting firm. The firm has been operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States since its inception in 1923, providing services to a wide array of local, state, federal, and private sector clients. The firm employs a well-diversified staff of engineers, designers, planners, scientists, environmental specialists, surveyors, CADD designers, construction managers/inspectors, support and field staff. RK&K’s expertise is in transportation, traffic, transit/rail, structural, geotechnical, environmental, and water resources engineering; natural gas, petroleum and pipeline engineering; planning and cultural resources; construction management and inspection; hazardous waste; energy management; land and site development; natural resources; GIS, computer programming and graphic design; and surveys.