The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking an Assistant Water Quality Engineer who will be responsible for engineering efforts related to water treatment and water quality. The individual may take a lead role, or act as a team member on any SCWA-wide efforts related to water quality.
Prepare contract specifications and oversee construction projects related to water treatment
Design and review of water treatment systems and treatment processes
Commissioning of new water treatment systems
Conduct pilot studies to investigate new treatment methods, or improve existing ones
Review operational data to make decisions aimed at improving treatment and water quality
Provide training for other SCWA employees on water quality and water treatment
4+ years experience in water treatment design and water/wastewater treatment operations
In depth knowledge of water treatment practices – conventional and emerging
Must have knowledge of water chemistry, hydraulics and treatment process design
Excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills
Bachelors Degree in engineering discipline required; Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering preferred
Grade 2B Water Treatment license considered beneficial in addition to degree requirements
General computer skills with experience in AutoCAD, MS Suite and similar programs
About Suffolk County Water Authority
Ensuring the safety of the drinking water we serve to 1.2 million Suffolk residents is our top priority. Our water is exhaustively tested by our chemists around the clock and at a higher frequency than required by state and federal regulators. We test for 238 more chemical compounds and maintain higher internal standards for water quality than regulations require. Our water, regulated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, is held to stricter health standards than bottled water, regulated by the FDA.