Senior Staff Process Engineer at Geosyntec Consultants in Oak Brook, Illinois

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Job Description:

If you're looking for a place to grow your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Senior Staff Process Engineer in our environmental sciences and engineering practice in Chicago or Oak Brook, Illinois,you will apply your academic knowledge and practical experience to real-world situations related to process engineering, contaminated site assessment & remediation, groundwater management, water treatment, and landfill leachate treatment for a diverse national private and public sector client base, while also learning and expanding the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position may include:

  • Process engineering, including sizing treatment equipment and routing water and wastewater pipes;

  • Wastewater, groundwater, stormwater, and/or leachate treatment equipment design;

  • Wastewater treatment cost estimation, design calculations, and implementation;

  • Understand and visualize overall engineering concepts and translate to design drawing of constructionandmaterialspecifications;

  • Develop process and instrumentation drawings using AutoCAD;

  • Maintain effective communication with Project Engineers and assist the project teams by providing the needed information forconstruction;

  • Preparation of technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals; and

  • Fieldwork such as wastewater and stormwater flow monitoring, sampling, and operations and maintenance contractor oversight.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

  • Fieldwork: Up to 20%

  • Overnight travel: Up to 10%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering, or related field. (required)

  • Advanced degree in engineering or related field. (preferred)

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification, if applicable. (preferred)

  • AutoCAD certifications, if applicable. (valuable)


  • At least 2 years of related experience, including treatment and pumping equipment sizing, pipe routing, and designing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.(required)

  • Knowledge of mechanical and civil engineering design concepts including Plan Set organization, drawing scales, survey coordinate systems, and drawing version control. (required)

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications, including Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel. (required)

  • Knowledge of environmental treatment technologies for remediation and wastewater systems. (preferred)

  • Experience with conducting flow studies and evaluating the results of laboratory studies. (preferred)

  • Excellent writing and communication skills. (required)

  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for hard working individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting