Engineering Associate

  • West Nyack, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

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Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description

Pay Rate: $64,000 to $88,000 Per Year.


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. 

Position Purpose: 

This position is responsible to develop, implement and manage capital improvement projects related to water facilities including water treatment upgrades, pump stations, storage tanks, pipelines, and other facilities, and wastewater upgrades related to wastewater plants, lift stations and the collection system.  Leads as project engineer for water and wastewater system additions and modifications working closely with company personnel in accomplishing successful project delivery.  Participates in and actively contributes to short and long-term system planning as assigned.  Effectively manages consultants and contractors for project delivery.  The immediate responsibility for this position will be available to support water treatment, namely PFAS related treatment projects, in the Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Westchester County, NY.

The candidate works closely with Engineering and Operations personnel, managing and coordinating program activities utilizing a cross-functional team approach.

The candidate works to ensure Asset Owner satisfaction by delivering projects in accordance with the success criteria defined in the project plan (i.e. operational performance, budget, schedule, regulatory compliance, etc.).

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Manage the project development, design (either internal or external) and delivery of capital projects in accordance with engineering guidelines and procurement policies. Support the oversight of construction management personnel to ensure timely completion of assignments, budget compliance, asset management documentation and adherence to applicable standards.
·  Ensure corporate Technical and Environmental Health and Safety/Security standards are incorporated into the design specifications.
·  Manage and report on project expenditures to ensure they are aligned with budget and prioritize projects based on available funding and risk assessment.  
·  Drive efficiency into project delivery through the monitoring of delivery metrics and utilization of alternate procurement and delivery methods.
·  Manage environmental and governmental permitting in coordination with local business unit staff.
·  Support the oversight of construction management personnel to ensure timely completion of assignments, budget compliance and adherence to applicable standards.
·  Drive efficiency into project delivery through the monitoring of delivery metrics and utilization of alternate procurement and delivery methods.
·  Participate in the development of engineering design and delivery processes and standards.
·  Provide technical expertise on engineering and operational issues and support facility condition assessments for our water/wastewater operations.
·  Ability to work transversally with corporate and local business units.



·  Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering or related field, commensurate experience may be considered.


·  Strong project management skills (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing).
·  Hydraulic modeling experience is a plus.
·  Superior personal effectiveness skills, visible “leadership by example” utilizing participative management involving employees and teamwork whenever possible.
·  Strong communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·  Experience utilizing alternate project delivery methods (design-build, integrated project delivery) and contracting methods (guaranteed maximum price, reimbursable).
·  Computer skills (MS Project, Google Suite, AutoCAD, Oracle Peoplesoft, Hyperion or other planning/performance/budgeting tools a plus).

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

·  Engineer in Training (EIT) certification required.

Additional Information

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

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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