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Associate Process Engineer - Treatment

WSP Posted: 26/11/2021
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Process Engineering
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About us:
With approximately 50,500 talented people globally and 5,400 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. Our purpose is simple, we exist to future proof our cities and our environment.
If you wish know whether you will like working with WSP and align with its Culture and Values, please visit our website
Due to anticipated growth, we are currently looking to engage a Senior/Associate Process Engineer, WasteWater Treatment to join our Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane office.
While we are a large global business, we aren't tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

The Opportunity
  • Work as part of a national multi-disciplinary water treatment team to deliver on project goals.
  • Manage the overall scope and day-to-day tasks of multiple projects of varying complexity and size and manage the production and review of concise high quality technical documentation that effectively present complex information and results to technical and non-technical clients.
  • Contribute and manage projects (as appropriate), including providing technical review and sign off, risk management, commercial and project management.
  • Apply relevant State and Federal legislation as it pertains to water, and apply industry standards and guidelines.
  • Undertake liaison with project stakeholders including client and vendors.
  • Provide technical contribution to proposals and/or pursuits.
  • Actively contribute to business development initiatives when required.
  • Keep abreast of current water and wastewater technology and provide high technical expertise and innovation in design and procurement of projects.
  • Participate in company development initiatives.
  • Support and mentor staff, including active participation in the Mentoring Program.
  • Active involvement in shaping the industry and events through committees, industry bodies, delivery papers etc.

What we'll love about you
This role is strategically important to our future growth and impact. We are looking for someone who has a can-do attitude, who is consultative, able to prioritise their work and get things done. The successful candidate will be a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders including influencing senior leaders.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Chemical Engineering. equivalent CPEng and RPEQ.
  • Typically, 10 - 20 years' experience
  • Experience in the water industry is essential
  • Technical skills across a broad range of areas within Wastewater Treatment/Process discipline.
  • Ability to act as a project manager or assistant project manager.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports on small to medium projects and prepare sections of larger reports.
  • Experience in the process design of wastewater treatment plant design.
  • Hands on experience in Mass Balance/Design basis/Equipment Sizing/PFD/P&ID/FDs.
  • Experience in the application of modelling software and/or analytics techniques, including Biowin experience.
  • Experience in detailed design and equipment selection.
  • Substantial experience in CHAIR and HAZOP and related safety in design practices and processes.
  • Skills to identify risk in small to medium profile projects.
  • Ability to submit technical reports to a high standard requiring minimal correction; and provide final review of medium sized project reports.

What we will offer you
At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.
Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:
  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving /volunteering
  • Employee reward & recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Inclusion...
Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities-like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.
WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.

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