Engineer Associate

Under the direction of a Senior Project Engineer, this person will develop, implement and manage capital improvement projects for Dams, Water & Wastewater transmission, distribution and treatment systems, including preliminary concept development, detailed engineering design, bidding, construction supervision, startup process, as-built plans, and O&M manuals.

Main activities

  • Assisting a Senior Project Engineer with the implementation of major capital projects.    
  • Manage small and medium size projects under the direction and supervision of SUEZ’s professional engineers.
  • Coordinates with corporate master planning department to assure the focus of capital project planning meets medium and long term needs of the operations.
  • Assist with the Distribution System Improvements Charge (DSIC) program.
  • Provide support to the Director of Engineering and the Rate Department as needed during the preparation of the rate case filling as well as responding to the rate case interrogatories.
  • Assist in operating the hydraulic models with the Engineering Department.
  • Assist engineers in developing analysis and reports to be provided to regulators, internal or external customers as required.
  • Prepare various capital budgeting reports, including monthly forecasts, monthly in-servicing reports, and annual capital budgets.
  • Prepare preliminary, engineering, and detailed cost estimates.
  • Manage several small to mid-sized projects simultaneously from design oversight through management of construction, including RFP preparation, bidding, and project management.
  • Prepare bid specifications and coordinate contractor bidding.
  • Develops, operates, and maintains geographic information system as required.


  • Incumbent plays critical role for development and implementation of SUEZ environment, health and safety (EHSS), and industrial risk programs & policies.

External corporate relations

Direct interactions with customers & clients

Required experience

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PE or EIT Licenses preferred

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High School Diploma


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering


0-4 years’ Civil or Environmental Engineering experience

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Civil Engineering best practices

Key skills required

  • Possesses broad knowledge of multiple processes and/or engineering disciplines, augmented with good experience and seasoning, to the point where they can address the most complex projects or address the most complex challenges, such as leading a response to an emergency. May propose capital projects, or identify other work that will benefit SUEZ and/or a customer, based on their expertise in one or more areas.
  • Experience in managing water and wastewater infrastructure new and replacement projects.
  • Hydraulic modeling basic experience.
  • Basic experience as an Engineer for water main extension projects including: service to new developments, main cleaning and lining projects, new and replacement transmission and distribution main projects, ranging in complexity and size.
  • Experience in managing and adhering to project budgets and schedules.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, computer and interpersonal skills.
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment.
  • Extensive Knowledge of MS Office, and AutoCAD. Excellent Microsoft Excel skills are a must. ESRI/GIS experience is a plus.
  • Able to work independently and on a team.
  • Excellent time-management skills to be able to prioritize competing tasks.

Possibilities for personal development

  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager