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Water/Wastewater Project Engineer

  • Glen Allen, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3742
  • Minimum Experience: 8 years
  • Education: BSCE, BSEE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD; Microsoft Office; REVIT
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Burgess & Niple is looking for a Water/Wastewater Project Engineer to join our team in Norfolk or Richmond, VA. This position is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our local team and utilize their technical expertise to complete interesting and challenging projects.

B&N Water/Wastewater Project Engineer Responsibilities

  • Plan and design of water/wastewater projects
  • Projects may include designs of wastewater collection system sewers, lift stations, force mains, treatment facilities, booster stations, and/or studies of wastewater and water 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

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or equivalent from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration required in Virginia; or ability to register through reciprocity 
  • 8+ years of experience; Minimum of 5 years of related water/wastewater experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, experience with AutoCAD, REVIT, and/or hydraulic modeling software is a plus
  • Self-motivated and adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team environment Project management experience a plus
  • Treatment process knowledge and experience is a plus 


  • 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 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.