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Project Engineer (Wastewater)

Escondido, CA, USA
18 days ago
Full time role

Job Description

On behalf of Aquacycl, we are looking for a Wastewater Project Engineer to plan, schedule, predict, and manage all technical tasks of projects related to building packaged wastewater treatment plants to assure accuracy, proper resources, and quality from start to finish.

About Aquacycl

Aquacycl is an early-stage company that is already serving global brands with ambitions to revolutionize distributed wastewater treatment in industry, agriculture, and residential applications. 

Their vision is to enable a healthy and vibrant future for people and planet. They imagine a world where wastewater treatment and sanitation are accessible to everyone, anywhere in the world, regardless of available energy grid or sewer grid. Their team is driven to realize this vision and they place an emphasis on selecting, empowering, and collaborating with individuals who are equally passionate about making their vision a reality. 

About the Role

You must be highly organized and detail oriented, relentless in asking questions, maniacal about documentation, flexible and be able to navigate between multiple projects.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Determine project specifications and product design based on customer requirements, and performance standards

  • Design wastewater treatment solutions to achieve customer requirements, and performance standards

  • Select pre- and post-treatment technologies to complement Aquacycl systems and provide complete wastewater treatment solutions for the customer

  • Communicate with other wastewater treatment technology providers 

  • Prepare BOMs, select and procure the necessary materials for project completion

  • Prepare project cost estimates and track project expenses

  • Determine and maintain project schedule, and ensure the design, consistency and functionality of a project throughout its entire process.

  • Prepares project status reports and inform supervisors promptly of any schedule changes, and work closely with engineers, manufacturing and service teams to ensure requirements are met

  • Create and administer testing protocols for monitoring project performance

Knowledge & Experience

Their Project Engineer must have Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in engineering or related field and at least 3 years of mechanical engineering experience in the water industry. Candidates must be able to travel to customer sites.

Successful candidates must demonstrate:

  • knowledge in hydraulic systems design and operation

  • pumps, valves, level transmitter and other water related equipment selection

  • project design and management skills

  • excellent communication skills

  • outstanding organizational and time management abilities

  • a high-level of self-motivation

  • attention to detail

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Other requirements include:

  • knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • familiarity with PLC and HMI systems

  • aptitude for learning new software programs 

  • experience with PVC plumbing and general plumbing knowledge

  • knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD, Onshape

Aquacycl is based in Escondido, California and we prefer to have our Project Engineer onsite as much as possible as this is a critical role for growing our business capabilities. However, flexible work from home schedules are possible at times.