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Project Engineer / Manager (Water and Wastewater)

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 78605 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Hatch is seeking a Project Engineer to join its team in Pittsburgh, PA to assist with current and exciting future projects in Hatch’s water group. Hatch’s water group is a center of excellence focusing on water and wastewater treatment, linear infrastructure design and construction, green infrastructure design, sustainable site design, and climate change preparedness. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle, comprising conceptual design, feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction, and project management.


The Project Engineer will provide engineering analysis, design and construction support for a wide range of local and water and wastewater infrastructure projects. As Project Engineer, you will incorporate design concepts into design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents.  You will interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate specific assignments pertaining to the overall project with fellow team members. You will perform work compliant with client contractual terms and local, state, and federal codes, ordinances, rules and/or regulations while ensuring completion on time and on budget.  You will coordinate with clients, regulatory agencies, and multi-disciplinary team members.   


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering planning, designing, permitting, and overseeing construction on a variety of infrastructure projects.
  • Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, bidding, and engineering services during construction associated with the delivery of water and wastewater treatment, pumping station and linear infrastructure projects including operations and processes, building structures, and ancillary facilities such as driveways, service roads, yard piping, and drainage.
  • Prepare plans, erosion and sediment control plans, stormwater calculations and modeling, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Analysis of survey reports, geotechnical reports, maps, drawings, aerial and other topographical or geologic data.
  • Identify and recommend technological, operational, or engineering changes that will improve system reliability, regulatory compliance, and/or reduce cost.
  • Attend client meetings and interface with clients.
  • Assist the Project Manger supervise and direct technical project staff in conjunction with in the preparation of preliminary engineering reports, designs, plans and specifications, and contract bid documents.
  • Assist in development and implement quality assurance plan and field inspections.
  • Participate in preparing proposals.


Desired Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).
  • P.E. Registration or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
    • Minimally, 5 years of experience on progressively more complex water and wastewater projects providing engineering analysis and design. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate close work with clients, field personnel and internal departments in achieving deadlines and quality work.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize personal workload and make necessary adjustments in meeting critical deadlines
  • Knowledge of industry best practices related to Quality Control/Quality Assurance
  • Must be proficient in the use of a computer for design and understand CAD operations
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable industry codes and regulations
  • Ability to mentor project engineering staff members early in their career development.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership capabilities.



Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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