Water/Wastewater Staff Engineer

Posted Date 3 months ago(2/25/2021 4:29 PM)
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Water/Waste Water
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Water/Wastewater Staff Engineer with 2-4 years of experience for our Parsippany, NJ office. The position will perform a variety of investigation, design and construction related work in support of small and large infrastructure projects in the New Jersey area. The Engineer will perform planning studies, design and field investigations for water and wastewater projects including transmission and distribution, collection systems, pumping stations and treatment plants. The Engineer will perform such tasks as preparing and checking design calculations, establishing quantity and cost estimates, writing technical reports, developing plans and detail drawings, writing specifications, and construction administration and inspection. In addition, the position will likely require site visits and coordination with clients and subconsultants as needed. The Engineer must be flexible, client focused and capable of working independently under the supervision of project managers. The work required of the Engineer is diverse and ranges from general field support to technical office work that requires strong communication skills and knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D is required, and knowledge of Microstation and/or ArcGIS is a plus. Experience with some hydraulic modeling software a plus.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Acquires basic knowledge and develops skills in specific area.
  • Applies standard techniques, procedures & criteria to perform assigned tasks.
  • Exercises limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 2-4 yrs of experience  
  • EIT desired.
  • Has completed contract documents including design plans, specifications and construction cost estimates from project start to finish.
  • Meets project, client and regulatory requirements, standards and deadlines.
  • Works in a very timely fashion to meet project budgets.
  • Communicates effectively with clients, coworkers, sub consultants, and county/agency review staff.
  • Composes written technical reports, Preliminary Design Reports, evaluation memorandums, letters, email and is capable of preparing permitting applications.
  • Handles multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Driving is a requirement of the position. A clean driving record is required.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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