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

Position Purpose

The Applications Engineer is responsible for providing efficient and professional technical and commercial support to internal and external customers for our ES Commercial Purification and Disinfection products business within the industrial and municipal industries. The person in this role will collaborate with our commercial sales and other internal teams to prepare proposals to support the sales organization in selling the company's products and solutions.

Key Characteristics
  • Flexible and adaptable to ever changing priorities
  • Able to apply logic and reasoning to develop equipment projects (budget, schedule, equipment sizing, and treatment process) with limited input
  • Understanding of industrial and municipal projects fundamentals
  • Develop and maintain familiarity with current and expected market conditions
  • Involvement in trade publications and industry groups

Key Responsibilities
  • Evaluate and respond to internal and external customer inquiries (technical requests, product availability, pricing, etc.) by reviewing specifications, drawings and other documents to prepare budgets, bids, or proposals
  • Prepare preliminary equipment designs including P&ID's and equipment layouts. Work with technical teams as required
  • Prepare detailed budget proposals and/or contract proposals/bids by gathering details and compiling data to estimate all engineering and production costs according to customer specifications including:
    • Prepare sales level equipment specifications and data and collaborate with the procurement department to develop material costs of a project
    • Determine material, assembly and commissioning estimates utilizing quotations, vendor contact, catalogs, cost standards and historical data
    • Determine freight cost to the jobsite from the expected fabrication or ex-works location
    • Work in conjunction with Supply Chain on schedule and forecasting
    • Establish and maintain files and records on cost of equipment, products, and components
    • Develop and maintain files and records of specifications and cost standards of equipment, products and components
  • Prepare documentation and participate in contract kickoff meetings to transfer projects to the execution group

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Understanding of project bid and estimating process
  • Understanding of treatment systems, electrical systems and controls
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of mechanical equipment and engineering fundamentals
  • Strong water treatment or manufacturing environment knowledge
  • Able to read P&IDs, single line diagrams and construction drawings
  • Capable of working independently, prioritizing, multi-tasking, and organizing
  • Ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening)

Core Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • At least 5 years work experience in an organization providing equipment and solutions, preferably to municipalities, industrial customers, consulting engineers, and contractors

  • Knowledge of water treatment industry
  • Understanding of specifications and addendums and translating them from feasibility concept, design to equipment supply, startup, commissioning
  • Estimator experience in heavy construction or for an equipment manufacturer

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery, treatment, and reuse. We design, supply, and service a range of water systems and monitoring equipment in industries ranging from pharmaceutical to food and beverage applications, and from microelectronics ultrapure water to municipal water and industrial wastewater treatment. We are one of the world's leading manufacturers of total organic carbon (TOC) analyzers and corresponding certified reference materials. Our ground-breaking endotoxin analyzer is the latest addition to our expanding analytical instruments portfolio. We strive to provide not only superior technology and design, but also outstanding quality, service, and application support. Please click here to learn more about our Analytical Instruments business.

At Veolia, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every rung of the ladder and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Because our people are our greatest assets, we also offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan

****Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity****

VWTS does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms. All vendors must have a current and fully executed MSA on file before submitting candidates. Any unsolicited resumes and candidate profiles will be deemed the property of VWTS, and no fee will be due.

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.