Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer, Waste Management
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an opportunity for a Junior Process Water/Wastewater Designer in the Process Water/Wastewater Group, with several office locations across Ontario, and in Quebec.

The successful candidate will assist the Process Water/Wastewater Group with local and international industrial water and wastewater treatment projects in a variety of sectors including food processing, mining and manufacturing. The candidate will also have the opportunity to be involved in renewable energy (waste-to-energy) projects, as well as groundwater remediation and treatment projects.

The Process Water/Wastewater Group provides specialized design services for clients with unique challenges, with project locations across the globe. The team has expertise in traditional physical-chemical, aerobic, and anaerobic wastewater treatment, as well as emerging contaminants and practices, including the treatment of PFAS, and the development of renewable natural gas resources from waste digestion.

The candidate will be encouraged to take on new responsibilities, engage new clients, and bring forward new ideas for growing or optimizing the business. Wood provides opportunities for active engagement with management and leadership at all levels, as well as support programs for mentorship, leadership development, and mental health management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design of industrial wastewater treatment systems; including wastewater characterization, bench and pilot-scale treatability evaluations, Mass Balance, PFD, and P&ID development, production of detailed engineering drawings and specifications, construction supervision, and commissioning
  • Economic and technical evaluation of treatment technologies
  • Design, specification, and tendering of major process equipment purchases
  • Economic and technical evaluation of specific treatment equipment
  • Water and waste reduction audits that focus on source reduction and water recycling
  • Permitting and regulatory submittals
  • Field and laboratory work (sampling, bench and pilot-scale treatability)

Skills / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering. The candidate will be a recent graduate, with up to four years of experience.
  • Be a team player with willingness to travel
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills in English; bilingualism with French is a strong asset.
  • Possess a robust common-sense approach to problem solving
  • Be self-motivated and proactive
  • Eligible for licensure with Professional Engineers of Ontario (EIT or P. Eng.)
  • Be enthusiastic to engage with the team, and seek out new and exciting opportunities
  • Possess a valid Ontario Class-G license

Additional desirable qualifications include:
  • Experience in industrial sectors, including: food processing, mining, automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, metal finishing, petroleum, and general manufacturing
  • Experience with stormwater management
  • Familiarity with REVIT & ACAD
  • GPS-X or BioWin capabilities
  • Advanced degree in engineering (Masters+)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.