National Specialty Lead - Reuse Process Engineering
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Job Description

Brown and Caldwell (BC) is seeking a Reuse Process Engineering National Specialty Lead (NSL) with water reuse planning, biological, physical/chemical and advanced treatment knowledge and experience to evaluate, plan, and design water/wastewater/reuse treatment infrastructure. In this role, you will also be responsible for driving market growth, developing talent and strengthening the specialty area nationally to deliver high quality solutions that drive our technical differentiation from that of our competitors. When you join Brown and Caldwell, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our client services managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging, and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

Detailed Description

  • Create a vision and priorities for specialty area in alignment with and to inform national practice strategy.
  • Ensure the collective knowledge of specialty is technically rigorous, effectively documented, regularly updated, and disseminated across the company.
  • As member of national practice leadership team, work closely with Reuse National Practice Lead (NPL) and other NSLs to advance the practice strategy nationally and working with regional and area practice leads to promote technical differentiation.
  • Support development and application of innovative solutions, including strategic research and development efforts and engagement with the National Technical/Innovation Leader (NTIL) in the practice.
  • Engage in active communication and collaboration within the specialty while maintaining oversight and guidance as an active leader
  • Oversee prioritization and development of national technical standards (guidelines, best practices, tools, content), governance, and consistent usage by practice members for efficient, high-quality execution of specialty elements.
  • On strategic and complex projects, engage directly with delivery team throughout project life cycle, including early concept development, solution selection, project design, execution, and risk mitigation.
  • Ensure relevant Subject Matter Specialists (SMS) engage effectively with project teams to applyconsistenttechnical approaches,risk management,and quality delivery.
  • Manage and execute water treatment and reuse projects, including process selection and design.
  • Develop and prepare process design drawings, specifications, calculations, plans, models, and other technical deliverables for drinking water, reuse, wastewater and advanced treatment projects.
  • Serve as technical lead on water treatment, water reuse and advanced treatment projects.
  • Lead project teams in planning and/or designing a major engineering project and coordinate special planning, economic, and engineering studies.
  • Provide consultation in specialized areas (water treatment, reuse and wastewater design, storage, and delivery systems), make decisions, and solve problems.
  • Coordinate, advise and conduct pilot testing of equipment.
  • Develop test protocols, acceptance test plans, validation plans and oversee or conduct testing, provide QA/QC.
  • Read, summarize and prepare technical reports regarding water quality.
  • Read, summarize and prepare reports on drinking water or reuse regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate treatment approaches for water quality parameters, including constituents of emerging concern.
  • Analyze data including water quality and plant operations information.
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients and for professional meetings.
  • Direct the work of drafters and designers and coordinate with other disciplines.
  • Delegate and oversee the work of subordinate technical staff and engineers.
  • Assist with and lead business development pursuits.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in related engineering field (Civil, Environmental, etc.) required; M.S. degree with a focus on water preferred
  • PE License preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in potable water system engineering / consulting including familiarity with the following: master planning, process selection, modeling, water treatment plant / advanced treatment planning or design
  • Experience with full-scale or pilot plants with unit processes such as membrane filtration, reverse osmosis, UVAOP and conventional drinking water treatment processes preferred
  • Strong project management, design management, or project engineer skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports
  • Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Results-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of standard software including MS Office and Outlook
  • Active participation in local professional organizations

Salary Range:Theanticipatedstarting payrange for this position is based on the employee's primary work location and maybemore or lessdependingupon skills, experience,and education. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Location A: $100,000 - $137,000

Location B: $110,000 - $150,000

Location C: $120,000 - $164,000

You can view which BC location applies to you If you have any questions, please speak with your Recruiter.

Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click to see our full list of benefits.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction services firm with 52 offices and over 1,900 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 75 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice-to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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)

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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