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Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer

Posted: 01/23/2024

Job Description:

KEY Environmental Inc., is an established and innovative environmental consulting firm specializing in the investigation, remediation, and redevelopment of environmentally-challenged properties across the U.S. We have an immediate opportunity for a hybrid. full-time, ambitious, senior Process Engineer/Project Manager in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Our people are KEY’s most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be encouraged to advance your career while working with skilled professionals located in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (headquarters), Raritan, New Jersey, and Portland, Maine, offices. Candidates must have a B.S. in engineering and at least 6 years of work experience in the civil, environmental, chemical, and/or related engineering fields, with a focus on wastewater / water process engineering.


  • Managing design projects involving treatment process, piping and instrumentation diagram, hydraulic analysis, and detailed design for industrial wastewater treatment facilities, including equipment selection and layout;

  • Coordinating with State and Federal agencies, and the preparation of permit applications;

  • Provide technical assistance for the operations, optimization and troubleshooting of existing wastewater treatment facilities;

  • Project/Task Management of design projects involving hydraulic analysis for the oil and gas industry, sanitary sewer, storm water and potable water systems;

  • Provide technical oversight, reporting, and occasional management of contractors for quality assurance;

  • Perform data management and analysis, and prepare technical reports that summarize data in a technically sound, clear, and concise manner;

  • Project planning, and reporting activities; and,

  • Take an active role in business development activities.

KEY offers a work culture where you will use your skills alongside others in a team environment to solve technically challenging projects and celebrate shared success. KEY offers an excellent compensation package, including matching 401(k), profit sharing, discretionary bonuses, tuition assistance, and medical, disability, life, vision, and dental insurance, as well as flexible work hours / location. Key Environmental, Inc. was selected as one of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Top Work Places for 2023, as voted on by its employees. Join our team to find out why!


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience as process engineer, and a team manager and will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. degree in engineering (civil, environmental, chemical or related field) with 6+ years of professional experience related to wastewater treatment and water process engineering;

  • Professional Engineer licensure;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and teamwork spirit;

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;

  • Experience conducting work under CERCLA, RCRA, and state regulatory programs;

  • Experience with PFAS remediation technologies and regulations;

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/HydroCAD/KYPipe applications a plus;

  • OSHA 40-hour training preferred, and;

  • Valid driver’s license.

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