Environmental Engineer II
NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across the regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.
This position is governed by an agreement between the NEIWPCC and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Under that agreement, NEIWPCC was selected to provide services to assist NYC DEP in the management and replacement of certain wastewater treatment infrastructure at nearly 100 WWTPs located within the City’s water supply watershed.
The Environmental Engineer (EE) will perform all tasks associated with managing the assessment, replacement, and maintenance of certain wastewater treatment infrastructure that is required to be installed and maintained in the New York City water supply watershed. The installation, capital replacement, and O&M of this equipment is paid for by NYC DEP. Under the supervision of the Deputy Regional Water Engineer, at NYC DEP, the EE will focus on site inspections, meeting with WWTP owners, and coordinate with DEP’s compliance staff. This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing internal and external progress reports pursuant to the FAD, MOA, and other Agency requirements as requested. This position is responsible for managing multiple databases for tracking and monitoring program accomplishments, contract budgets, project coordination, payments, and related documentation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the incumbent to develop a thorough understanding of NEIWPCC’s and NYC DEP’s programs, organization, and policies, to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in complicated situations, and to be able to work effectively with state and federal contacts at both staff top management levels, and with varied professional backgrounds. The ability to organize workload, and perform tasks in an accurate, conclusive, responsible, and timely manner is required. The incumbent will also effectively and successfully manage projects, develop contracts, track budgets and meet all deadlines in a timely and proactive manner.
- A master’s degree in environmental or civil engineering, or related field.
- 5+ years of full-time or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of environmental or civil engineering.
- A New York State Professional Engineer’s license and current registration is preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated computer proficiency.
- Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member.
- A valid driver’s license and access to own transportation is required.
NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 20, 2020. Please reference 21-NYC-CRP-DEP-001 in the email subject line.