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Civil Engineer - Water/Wastewater

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3698
  • Minimum Experience: 7 years
  • Education: BSCENE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office; Water/Wastewater Treatment Design
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Burgess & Niple is looking for a Civil Engineer – Water/Wastewater to join our fast-paced, dynamic team in Columbus, OH on a variety of water and wastewater treatment system projects at various stages of development; from preliminary design to construction.

B&N Civil Engineer – Water/Wastewater Responsibilities

  • Plan and design water/wastewater projects with emphasis on water. Projects may include designs of water treatment facilities, booster stations, and/or studies of water and/or wastewater systems
  • In this role you may use large data sets and optimization methods to support data-driven decision making for utility projects; perform data analysis and support the communication of data, including technical writing and the preparation of maps, figures, tables, and other visual aids.
  • Contribute to delivery of projects related to all aspects of water/wastewater treatment and water distribution systems
  • Coordinate with B&N project teams, internally and externally
  • Participate in business development, proposal preparation, and client relationship management
  • Create an exemplary client experience throughout the project delivery process
  • Promote a positive team environment that enhances our exceptional corporate culture
  • Maintain quality control of services and deliverables
  • Perform field work, to support renovation and upgrade design

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited civil, environmental or equivalent engineering program
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration required in Ohio; or ability to register through reciprocity
  • A minimum of 7 years of related water system experience; water treatment process knowledge and experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Project management experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, experience with AutoCAD, REVIT, and/or hydraulic modeling software is a desirable
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.