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Project Engineer (Solid Waste Management)

Company: GHD Group
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Our Northeast Waste Management team is looking for a Project Engineer to join their team!. In this role, you will support senior staff on solid waste projects including landfills, compost facilities, recycling facilities, transfer stations, anaerobic digestion facilities and biogas utilization on projects across the country. This position can be based in any of our Northeast regional offices.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Assist project managers to deliver projects on time and on budget for clients requiring permitting, operations support, detailed design, construction management and inspection, environmental monitoring and studies, greenhouse gas (GHG) evaluations and support strategic regional business development activities
  • Manage smaller waste management projects and serve as design lead which will include coordinating technical resources and personnel (i.e. drafters, 3D designers, GIS and database technicians, chemists, geotechnical engineers, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, biologists, and planners, etc.) to complete solid waste facility designs and plans
  • Contribute to the overall design of landfills, transfer stations, composting facilities and anaerobic digestion facilities
  • Prepare technical reports and complete peer reviews of designs completed by others on the team
  • Effectively communicate with existing and prospective clients
  • Complete and review design of project related infrastructure including pump stations, landfill liner systems, pipelines, roadways, stormwater management facilities, etc.
  • Complete quantity take-offs and cost estimates
  • Develop and administer construction contract documents and conduct construction inspections and chair construction progress meetings
  • Complete regulatory compliance reviews
  • Develop studies and designs to support permitting applications in collaboration with subject experts
  • Participate in liaison with regulators
  • Contribute to proposal preparation, fee estimating and project schedule development. For success in this position, you will possess the following skills and qualifications:
    • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
    • Professional Engineering license in NY or ability to acquire it
    • 4-8 years of Engineering experience in the Civil/Environmental Solid Waste field
    • Intermediate AutoCAD skills (layout, surface development, volume calculations)
    • Ability and willingness to observe construction activities and complete field investigations
    • Attention to detail with an ability to document activities
      If you are interested in pursuing this position, please submit your application via the link below!

      As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.


      About Us

      Why GHD?

      Being the best we can be is in our culture.
      We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

      More about Life and Work @GHD

      Our commitment to you

      Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.

      Our Commitment to you

      Who we are

      We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

      GHD Expertise and Service Lines

      COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Keywords: GHD Group, Boston , Project Engineer (Solid Waste Management), Executive , Burlington, Massachusetts

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