Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.
With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, our diverse team of professionals works collaboratively across multiple service areas, including architecture, engineering, planning, surveying, and construction engineering, to create better places for people.
We are a team of experts with individual specialties working together, driven to make a difference through people-focused problem solving, design, and ideas. In everything we do, we put people first. We create places for communities of people that help solve a problem and drive them forward—advancing the whole, today and well into the future.
What You’ll Contribute to OHM Advisors
Our Livonia office is currently seeking a mid-level Professional Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineer to join our team. The engineer will participate on project delivery teams in managing and/or executing planning, evaluation, design, permit, and construction support services for advanced treatment plants (wastewater, reclaimed water, groundwater, and drinking water), pumping stations and storage projects for municipal and/or industrial (food and beverage, automotive, steel, petro-chemical) clients. This is a unique opportunity to work on project teams for developing innovative and cutting edge solutions. The selected candidate will work closely with strong technical experts and senior project managers to deliver projects.
- Provide technical planning, design, and construction support on various water and wastewater projects that may include collection systems, pumping stations and conveyance, wastewater treatment, distribution and pumping, storage, and water treatment
- Understand physical/chemical, biological, and chemical treatment unit processes
- Understand the instrumentation and process controls
- Support design analysis through quantitative and qualitative evaluation
- Pilot and bench-scale study project execution and assessment
- Prepare engineering calculations and supporting the analysis of alternatives
- Develop and complete applications, permits, engineering reports and specifications
- Develop engineering plans and specifications for construction documents
- Experience with managing construction projects, including administration and project engineer roles
- Prepare and review engineer construction cost estimates
- Prepare design cost estimates
- Preparing and managing scope, schedule, and budget for proposals and contracts
- Monitor Discipline-specific task budgets and progress
- Managing staff, sub-consultants, and expenses during project implementation.
- Communicate project details with other design engineers
- Anticipating project issues, including advising the client on alternatives and providing recommendations for solving issues
- Implementing projects from scoping to completion, including overall decision-making and QA/QC
- Assist with proposals, marketing, project reports, and technical presentations
- Reviewing designs and completing field investigation to diagnose problems
- Attend and/or conduct client and project meetings
- Lead field investigations (data collection, measurements, process observations, inspections) and engineering services during design and construction activities.
- Attend seminars and/or training classes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
As a trusted member of OHM Advisors’ Water Resources Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to continually advance the communities we serve.
What You’ll Need to Succeed
- Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering or related field required
- Master’s degree in the related engineering field with a focus on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water engineering; preferred
- Minimum of 8 years of progressively increasing responsibility experience in water or wastewater design required
- State of Michigan Professional Engineer license required. State of Ohio and/or Tennessee Professional Engineer license desirable but not required
- Experience with water and wastewater infrastructure design considerations
- Computer skills associated with the following programs: Microsoft Word, Excel; AutoCAD and/or Revit, Bluebeam or other PDF software, and scheduling software, such as MS Project
- Demonstrated ability to take the initiative to solve challenging problems
- Self-directed and ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
- Team-oriented mindset and strong listening and collaboration skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience with and/or interest in project pursuit strategizing and proposal writing is a plus
Growth at OHM Advisors
Advancement isn’t just for our clients. We’re committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you’ll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there’s not just cool work on big projects. You’ll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.
OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
- 8 year(s): Progressively increasing responsibility experience in water or wastewater design
- Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering or related field
Licenses & CertificationsRequired
- Prof. Engineering License
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)See job description