Process Systems Engineer

Job Type
Government
Job Institution
Las Vegas Valley Water District
Job Description

Process Systems Engineers perform complex professional engineering assignments in the research, planning, and design of schemas and technologies for physical, chemical, and biological processes used in the treatment of drinking water to meet environmental and regulatory requirements. Work involves the application of the principles of chemistry, data analysis methods and techniques, and conventional and advanced water treatment methods and processes. Duties require judgment and initiative in developing solutions to complex problems and the ability to communicate study results effectively to other researchers, managers, engineers, and technical or trades personnel.

Process Systems Engineer P.E. differs from Process Systems Engineer in that incumbents in the former class are registered Professional Engineers. Incumbents in the Process Systems Engineer class may advance to Process Systems Engineer P.E. upon obtaining State of Nevada registration as a Professional Engineer.

Hours of Work: 4/10’s, 7 am-5:30 pm, M-Th

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to solve complex engineering
problems, communicate both orally and in writing through conference presentations and peer-reviewed research articles, and generate innovative research ideas and develop proposals for grant funding; possess knowledge of physical, chemical, and biological treatment methods; and will have experience performing bench-, pilot-, and full-scale research and working in project teams and (co-)supervise students.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.