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Amec Foster Wheeler
Senior Water / Wastewater Engineer
Amec Foster Wheeler
Published: 16th February 2017 (2 months ago)
Fredericton, Canada
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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Amec Foster Wheeler is looking for a Senior water/wastewater Engineer to will lead the business development and provide technical expertise on water and waste water treatment projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading projects, client management and for providing technical design, guidance on a variety of water projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide project and client management services
  • Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of technical, fiscal and administration functions of the assigned project
  • Provides high-quality technical reports and supports the client in permitting requirements
  • As part of the Water Group, lead business development activities / initiatives related to water resources within the division
  • Acts as the company representative with the client, general contractors and sub consultants
  • Negotiates changes to the scope. Markets and secures additional work with the client
  • Attends client meetings as required and reports on project progress
  • Executes work in accordance with Amec Foster Wheeler's established health, safety and environmental policies
  • Design engineering (65% to 80% of activity)

    • Work with our Senior Process Engineer – Christian Thibault (located in Ottawa)
    • Provide process design support to municipal WTP and WWTP projects (process design)
    • Work with and oversee Design Technician (to be located in Fredericton) and existing CAD staff on process engineering
    • Coordinate as required Balance of Plant inputs on WTP/WWTP projects
    • Potentially provide design support to mining and industrial WWT opportunities, as and if required
  • Business Development (35% to 20% of activity)
    • Participate in the development and implementation of a municipal business development plan for Maritime Provinces – not restricted to WTP/WWTP opportunities; to include:
      • Identification of clients and opportunities
      • Development and maintenance of client relationships
      • Preparation/review of proposals and supporting documentation
    • Support business development opportunities in other geographies as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineer with at least 15-20 years of relevant, related work experience
  • Detailed engineering design in water treatment and construction management experience are an asset
  • Technical skills, as well as project and client management experience are mandatory
  • Experience in: engineering and construction cost control, progress reporting, resource planning, scheduling, and commercial management of contracts is necessary
  • Must have good technical writing and communication skills in English. Bilingualism is an asset (French)
  • A self-starter capable of working independently, and who is resourceful
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (Occasional)

Diversity Statement

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.


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