Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 11 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today!

The Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer (E&I) provides engineering needed to deliver custom water/wastewater treatment systems to industrial and municipal customers. Working on a multi-disciplinary team, the E&I ensures accuracy of design, timeliness of submittals, adherence to budget, and compliance with our quality procedures.

VEOLIA Water Technologies & Solutions (WTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery, treatment, and reuse. We design and supply a range of water systems, from food and beverage applications, to municipal water, to microelectronics ultrapure water and heavy industrial wastewater treatment. Our portfolio of technologies includes solids-contact clarification, membrane & media filtration, ion exchange, electrolysis, digestion, evaporation, ozone/UV disinfection and more.

As E&I, you have broad responsibility to develop engineering deliverables and coordinate with a project team. Led by the Lead Engineer, you will complete design documents in concert with Process, Mechanical and Controls engineers, as well as various project support functions (Document Control, Sourcing, Finance, etc). The E&I works in a highly technical role: generating, checking or approving Process & Instrument Diagrams, single line diagrams, I/O lists, loop (termination) diagrams, instrumentation, power distribution designs, control system architecture (PLC/DCS), electrical load lists and general design specifications. You have experience in control panel design; including, but not limited to, panel layout, termination drawings, and compiling a bill of materials. You support vendor selection and equipment procurement, managing vendor documents and ensuring our suppliers are on track and performing. You build and maintain knowledge of local and national electrical codes and requirements. You also maintain project schedule and document reporting for the Lead Engineer. Finally, you are a technical customer contact, participating in project status updates, design reviews, installation support and commissioning supervision.

The E&I requires a strong engineering foundation and is skilled at working across teams, communicating complex ideas and integrating systems. They are thoughtful, cooperative and creative, able to handle multiple shifting demands with professionalism and good judgement.

Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in an accredited Engineering field - Electrical or Controls preferred
    • Professional Engineer's License, or the ability to obtain one within 1 year, preferred but not required.
  • Five years' electrical engineering experience

Useful skills or abilities:
  • Experience in industrial processes and system engineering - the following preferred but not required:
    • Experience in water treatment, oil & gas, chemical or power fields
    • Experience with SAP
    • Experience with hazardous location classification/technologies
    • Experience with Motor Control Center (MCC) design
    • Experience with low and medium voltage power distribution system design
    • Experience with selection/procurement of valves and instruments
    • Working knowledge of design standards (NEC, UL508A, CSA etc)
    • Cable tray design and cable routing
  • Impeccable planning, organization, and time management
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Clear, concise communication skills
  • Team player, with the ability to exercise good judgement under changing conditions
  • The role requires the ability to travel domestically and internationally 10-25% of the time

We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

To protect our customers, our employees, and their families, we strongly encourage, and in some cases require, successful new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment unless an exemption is granted as required by law. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, disclosure of your vaccine status will be required as permitted by state law. Help us protect each other by protecting yourself.

SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions is now part of Veolia and operating as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. With operations in 130 countries and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions solves the toughest water, wastewater and process challenges around the globe. Leveraging a comprehensive set of chemical, equipment and digital enabled services and products, the company helps customers optimize water resources and overcome process challenges. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions serves customers across all industries, including food and beverage, metals and mining, power, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and utilities.