Water Systems Engineer

Location: Smyrna, GA

We're Hiring a Water Systems Engineer for Our Smyrna, GA Location

Specifically, the responsibilities for this position will include various projects related to the following categories:

  • Water distribution systems, including hydraulic modeling, master planning, pumping and storage evaluations, water quality evaluations, and water loss studies;
  • Wastewater collection systems, including hydraulic modeling, master planning, rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow analyses, and lift station evaluations;
  • Water supply and integrated master planning, including evaluations of surface water supplies, ground water supplies, reuse, and water rights;
  • Water distribution and wastewater collection system asset management, including condition assessment, sanitary sewer evaluation studies, and capital planning;
  • Conveyance systems, including wire-to-water analysis, pumping optimization, transient analysis, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and management of physical modeling projects.

The responsibilities for this role will vary in volume and may change over time, but will generally include:

  • Project Management and Execution
    • Lead and support conceptual planning studies as a Planning Phase Manager
    • Manage project schedule, scope, and fee
    • Manage quality assurance and risk management
    • Facilitate workshops with clients
    • Mentor junior staff and coordinate with WI-MAP staff at different office locations
    • Coordinate with regional team client service managers and project managers
  • Business Development Support
    • Support business development activities, such as client-specific presentations
    • Support proposal development efforts
    • Support scope, fee, and contract development services
    • Participate in professional organization activities, including committees and conferences

Qualified candidates must be capable of performing the following routine functions:

  • Display technical competency of water / wastewater engineering and civil engineering
  • Develop and manage detailed project delivery of water infrastructure planning and modeling-related projects, including scope of work, level of effort, and associated man-hour estimates
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Be responsible for time management and work product quality
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date project accounting on all assigned projects
  • Prepare and execute Project Management Plans and Quality Control Plans
  • Lead internal and external project workshops


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering. MS is a Plus!
  • Five or more years of technical experience in water and wastewater with no less than two years of experience in master planning for water and/or wastewater infrastructure
  • Significant experience in execution of master planning projects and development of capital improvement programs
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to become registered within six months of start of employment
  • Experience with hydraulic modeling software (e.g., Bentley WaterGEMS, Innoyvze InfoWater, Innovyze InfoWorks)
  • Strong communication skills
Location: Atlanta, GA. Periodic travel will be required on an as-needed basis for projects, conferences, marketing, and other duties.

Benefits Offered:

  • Individual and family health care coverage available at time of hire
  • High-deductible health plan with HSA or PPO with FSA
  • Employer contributes annually employee HSA/FSA
  • Ability to receive discounted premiums through wellness program participation
  • Collaborative and personalized maternity care coaching program
  • Comprehensive wellness program and corporate wellness coordinator
  • Dental, Vision, and Prescription plans
  • FMLA, paid short term & long-term disability, and parental leave
  • Retirement plan with Employer match
  • Vacation and Sick paid leave
  • Employer paid life insurance
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