Cole is hiring a Project Engineer with experience with waste water treatment plants from design reporting through the permitting with regulatory agencies. The candidate should have a general understanding of how water and sewer systems function, must be able to evaluate and determine the needs of a system and be able to prepare the required design to improve the system.

This position will be based in our St. Charles office. Under the direction of the Vice President of Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing schedules, meeting project objectives, and coordinating with design team members in the performance of a wide variety of professional engineering services


  • Perform design of complex civil engineering projects, including, sanitary sewers, pump stations, small wastewater treatment plants and other related site improvements.
  • Research and prepare conceptual drawings, preliminary designs, feasibility studies and preliminary cost estimates for projects.
  • Perform required calculations to support project design.
  • Perform site investigations and analyze site conditions
  • Perform hydraulic modeling in specialized software of pipes, channels and other drainage or sewer conveyance systems.
  • Resolve design conflicts; perform constructability reviews.
  • Perform quantity takeoffs, shop drawing review and prepare bid specifications.
  • Capable of performing quality control reviews of design projects.
  • Maintain project documentation.
  • Provide project status information for Project Manager.
  • Assist in developing project scopes and schedules.
  • Communicate and maintain good client communication
  • Present projects to clients, agencies, municipalities and the general public.


  • Experience in wastewater treatment plant design. Experience in retrofitting/upgrading existing facilities preferred but not required.
  • Sanitary sewer design (plans and profiles).
  • Pump station design experience a plus but not required.
  • Water system design experience a plus but not required.
  • EIT License required.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (or equivalent degree and experience)
  • Four to Eight years of experience in civil engineering design.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Excel, Word and Hydraulic Software

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