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Sanitarian / Onsite Sewer & Water Engineer

Company: WGM Group Inc
Location: Missoula
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

WGM Group is seeking a talented Sanitarian to join our team in the vibrant mountain town of Missoula, MT. WGM Group is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary engineering firm including civil, planning & design, survey, environmental and natural resource management with office locations in Bozeman, Kalispell, and Missoula. The Sanitarian performs technical and regulatory work in consultation with senior engineers to support land development projects. This position applies for and obtains permits for disposal systems and water supplies in accordance with applicable rules and regulations as set forth by Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and local authorities.Role & Responsibilities:As an integral player in our firm, you will:Provide support to land development engineers in project work with planning, layout, and the applicability of regulations in regard to onsite sanitary facilities.Design onsite water and wastewater systems.Work with local authorities for approval of well and septic system applications and designs.Coordinate and complete DEQ Municipal Facilities Exemption and Sanitation in Subdivision Exclusion applications, including sanitary rewrites.Complete site evaluations, including test pits and percolation tests to determine suitability of onsite wastewater systems.Perform routine sampling for public water supply systems, public wastewater systems, and monitoring wells associated with discharge permits.Conduct preliminary feasibility studies for onsite water and wastewater needs for proposed residential and commercial developments.Prepare reports, plans and permit applications.Train staff engineers and other junior staff.Qualifications:As a valued member of our team, you will have at a minimum:Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Biology, Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related field.Two years of job-related experience.Registered Sanitarian Certification from the State of Montana within 1 year of hire.Certified Missoula County Site Evaluator or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.Basic knowledge of soils, hydrogeology, and site characteristics.Familiarity with local and state wastewater and subdivision rules.Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of plans, reports and drawings as related to onsite water and wastewater systems.Skill in the techniques and methods of collecting and interpreting water supply samples.Computer and software skills in AutoCAD Civil3D and Microsoft Office Suite.Familiarity with regulatory requirements, permitting processes, and regulatory agencies associated with onsite disposal systems and water supplies.Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving.Aptitude to develop and maintain strong relationships.Compensation & Benefits Package:WGM Group promotes a healthy work-life balance, offering both flexible and hybrid work schedules. In addition, WGM provides hourly pay to all employees; all hours worked over 40/week are eligible for overtime compensation.WGM offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, flex spending accounts, retirement savings plan (401K) with matching contributions, generous PTO, holiday pay, and a bonus and profit-sharing incentive.WGM Group supports the professional development of employees by helping to offset professional licensing and offering education cost assistance for training and continuing education programs. Employees also enjoy the added benefit of working from our beautiful office overlooking the Clark Fork River, nestled at the mouth of the Hellgate Canyon just below Mount Sentinel and a stone's throw from the University of Montana campus. The convenient location is mere minutes from a wide array of restaurants and entertainment options in downtown Missoula. Five trailheads, river access, and a bike trail are all within - mile of the WGM parking lot.About WGM Group:For over 50 years, WGM Group has helped create healthy communities, improved the natural environment, and enhanced regional infrastructure by working with our trusted partners in both the government and private sectors. WGM Group is a great place to work thanks to the commitment to service demonstrated by the people we hire and the spirit of teamwork which is an integral part of the work environment.WGM Group is committed to the communities in which we do business. We contribute a portion of our profits to making our communities a better place to live. The company is founded on the principles of hard work and professional competence, while striving to create a fun and enjoyable workplace.WGM Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. WGM Group complies with all state and federal non-discrimination laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964 as amended and the new Americans with Disabilities Act. In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the U.S.Apply today through our company website.

Keywords: WGM Group Inc, Missoula , Sanitarian / Onsite Sewer & Water Engineer, Engineering , Missoula, Montana

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