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Job Description

  Job TypeFull-time, Full-timeDescriptionBarry Isett & Associates (Isett) is a well-respected multi-discipline engineering/consulting firm headquartered in Allentown, PA, with additional offices throughout eastern and central PA. We are proud to have been named a Best Places to Work in PA (2019 and 2020), Morning Call Top Workplace annually since 2013, Corporate Citizen of the Year (by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal) and recipient of the Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct (for Ethics).
Our company provides civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, environmental, geotechnical, and municipal engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, code enforcement, plan review, construction management, construction materials testing, and grant writing services to clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Our Municipal, Wawter and Wastewater department is currenting hiring an engineer with a minimum of three years' of related experience who will design, maintain, and repair wastewater treatment systems.
This position can be based out of any of our PA offices. 
Duties/Responsibilities:• Design systems to safely, efficiently, and effectively treat wastewater, remove harmful substances, and return water to the ecosystem; creates domestic or industrial treatment plants for water or wastewater.• Provide services relative to Act 537 planning; including plans and sewer planning for projects/developments.• Assess the need for wastewater treatment systems based on current and projected future residences; conduct feasibility studies for the construction of water treatment facilities in the area.  • Analyze various wastewater treatment methods used to prepare water for industrial and domestic use; recommend the most effective method.• Analyze disposal methods or treatments for sludge; recommend and develop sludge treatment plants or methods to best serve the assigned area.• Design and prepare layout and specifications for various pumping and lifting systems.• Review and critique water and wastewater treatment system proposals, plans, and designs prepared by other professionals. • Conduct appropriate cost-benefit analyses for assigned projects.• Collaborate with contractors and government agencies regarding construction of new water and wastewater systems.• Ensure building, water, and equipment specifications comply with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and codes.• Conduct environmental studies regarding the collection, treatment, or distribution of water or wastewater.  • Provide clients with technical support and subject matter expertise on water resource and treatment issues.• Maintain knowledge and subject matter expertise.• Perform other related duties as assigned. 
Supervisory Responsibilities:• May supervise and give technical directions to engineers, engineering or computer-aided design (CAD) technicians, and other technical staff assisting with wastewater projects.

RequirementsEducation and Experience:• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required; Master’s degree a plus.  • Professional Engineering Certification in Pennsylvania preferred.• At least three years of related experience required, five preferred.  
Physical Requirements: • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.• Ability to visit construction sites to inspect/observe the work.• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 
Additional Required Skills/Abilities: • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to design safe, efficient, and effective treatment systems.• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, computer-aided Design (CAD) software, and other relevant analytical, scientific, or monitoring software.• Thorough understanding of applicable government environmental and safety regulations.
Working at IsettIsett offers a collaborative, team-based work environment with great potential for personal and professional growth. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, 401k/Roth, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, vacation/holiday/sick pay, supplemental insurances, tuition reimbursement, and flexible working schedules in a professional, yet relaxed environment. Isett is an EOE.