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Water Engineer - Virginia Beach, VA

Company: Arcadis
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.Successful applicants for this position must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated, or have a valid waiver, by date of hire. Proof of vaccination is required.Role description:Arcadis is currently searching for Entry-Level Water Engineers to join our world-class firm in Virginia Beach, VA.At Arcadis, improving quality of life is our passion and it is through our passion, our people and the work we do with our clients that we are shaping the future of our world, every day.We are looking for dedicated, creative, and energetic candidates interested in tackling challenges and developing sustainable solutions to address water issues like quality, scarcity, reuse, management, and resilience. Collaborating with our experienced water professionals, you will support and drive the development of projects, interact and work with clients, and develop your technical capabilities.Role accountabilities:What you will do:

  • Evaluate, plan, design and support management of projects for water/wastewater/stormwater treatment and conveyance (pipelines and pumping facilities).
    • Assess, develop, and support the management of sustainability and resilience projects including vulnerability and mitigation assessments, and planning and design for utilities, municipalities, and cities.
      • Perform fieldwork activities such as site visits, sampling, water quality analyses, technology evaluations, and plant operations information, process troubleshooting, and optimization.
        • Support Asset Management projects performing data analytics, operational and organizational assessments, condition assessments, and overall performance evaluations of water/wastewater/stormwater facilities.
          • Support preparation of reports, presentations, and other audio-visual materials, and participate in client meetings.
            • Ensure project compliance with all Arcadis practices and quality, health and safety standards, and facilitate coordination for timely completion and submission of projects on time and budget.
              • Learn, design, and manage databases, SQL server (including reporting and integration services), cloud-based computing services, and configuration of interactive dashboards.
                • Work independently and as part of a team, with the flexibility to accommodate collaboration with team members across the U.S. and internationally.
                  • Learn and use digital tools to enhance customer experience, team and client collaboration, and project delivery including configuration and deployment of SharePoint, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Power BI, and Augmented Reality.What skills do you need?
                    • The initiative and ability to take on new projects and other challenges regularly.
                    • Self-motivated, team-oriented and flexible, with the ability to balance and address new challenges as they arise
                    • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
                    • Knowledge of engineering concepts, theories, and practices related to water/wastewater/stormwater.
                    • Familiarity/ experience with AutoCAD and Revit.
                    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Qualifications & Experience:Required Qualifications:
                      • Bachelors of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or a closely related engineering discipline).Preferred Qualifications:
                        • Prior work/internship experience at a design or consulting engineering firm or municipal work environment.
                        • Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and/or Revit
                        • EIT certification.Why Become an Arcadian?Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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