Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Process Engineer
Experience: 11 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS) is a worldwide leader in water treatment, recovery, and reuse. We design and supply a range of equipment and systems for heavy industrial wastewater treatment applications in the Microelectronics, Oil and Gas, Power, Pharma and Mining and Metals sectors.

Thermal Process Engineers are the among first engineers our clients encounter. Alongside Sales and applications Engineering, for the detailed design and specification of Veolia WTS proprietary industrial evaporators and crystallizers as well as ancillary and auxiliary systems. These systems can be stand alone or part of a complex integrated process system involving other Veolia WTS technologies. Working with a team across time zones and continents, you own the process design - from lead qualification, through system design, to project execution support and ultimate system start-up support. We are currently seeking a high-energy, self-motivated, and dedicated PE with proven track record to support process design efforts at Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS).

A successful PE is flexible and cooperative to work the process design as process details and priorities shift. The PE must balance design considerations, cost and schedule as the opportunity evolves.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform engineering heat and mass balance calculations involving thermal processes including evaporation, crystallization, and centrifugation under the supervision of the Thermal Process Manager and colleagues
  • Create well written process descriptions and other related process design documentation
  • Support relevant research and development initiatives such as bench scale laboratory tests and pilot tests
  • Calculate appropriate sizing of process components including pumps, valves, fans, heat exchangers, ducting & pipelines, etc.
  • Support the Project Management team in specification and procurement of process components and instrumentation as a member of a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Assisting the Thermal Process team on the development of new, innovative processes designs and improvements to existing process designs
  • Survey existing plants/equipment, troubleshoot process and equipment issues
  • Willingness and ability to mentor/direct junior process engineering personnel
  • Self-motivated, ability to drive projects to completion with minimal oversight, while demonstrating significant problem-solving ability with an unfailing dedication to deadlines and commitments

This PE role is defined by the individual project and proposals underway, and the right candidates will be able to interpret the needs of the project and adjust - sometimes working quickly at a high level while also multitasking. The ability to solve open ended problems with many possible solutions is key.

Minimum requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or a related degree - Chemical or Mechanical preferred
    • Professional Engineer's License, or the ability to obtain one within 1 year, desirable but not required
  • 5+ years' experience in process engineering related field involving the design of industrial evaporator, crystallizer, and other process solutions/equipment.

Useful skills or abilities:



  • Experience with industrial processes and system design - direct experience in water treatment preferred but not required
  • Impeccable organization and time management
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and capable of performing job duties without supervision
  • Clear, concise communication and presentation skills
  • Team player, with the ability to exercise good judgement under changing conditions
  • Experience with chemical engineering software such as OLI, Aspen, etc.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.) and effective use of email

The role requires the ability to travel domestically and internationally. Must be able to travel an average of 10% to 15%. Travel will be throughout the United States with some international travel possible. Must be able to perform extended travel (up to 2 weeks duration) and occasional weekend travel.


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.