Odor Control Process Engineer

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Odor Control Process Engineer

Date: Nov 25, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 86662

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist focusing on odor assessment and control projects. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for solution development, effectively communicates efforts in writing and verbally, and develops/implements field sampling programs to characterize odors and odorants in air and wastewater. Has experience with odor control for collection system applications and wastewater/solids treatment processes.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

+ Applies knowledge of industry standard practices for development of odor control design criteria, including pollutant loads, exhaust rates and performance requirements


+ Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables with a focus on odor control assessments

+ Helps develop, coordinate and perform field sampling programs

+ Performs complex research and develops recommendations for odor mitigation

+ Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

+ Documents efforts in well-written technical memoranda and reports

+ Summarizes efforts in presentation materials, as needed

+ Ensures high quality deliverables and compliance with Black & Veatch quality program

+ Manages assigned scope, budget, schedule, and quality requirements

Project Coordination:

+ Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

+ Provides technical guidance to design engineers to support project transition from planning to design

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with liquid phase and vapor phase treatment for odor mitigation

+ Experience with odor control assessments for collection system applications, including identification of chemical injection strategies and development of exhaust rates for sewer system vapor phase treatment systems

+ Understanding of the impacts of wastewater/solids treatment processes and/or operations on odor generation and the development of mitigation approaches to address process odors

+ Experience coordinating and conducting airstream and wastewater characterization efforts for collection and wastewater treatment plant applications

+ Understanding of dispersion modeling principles, ability to provide suitable data for modeling and interpretation of modeling results

+ General knowledge of engineering design principles for odor control systems to support design team

+ Demonstrated strong writing skills and effective verbal communications

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the United States or in active pursuit* of such registration. Responsible for ensuring registration remains active during employment.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Flexible working arrangements available, including work from home opportunities. Site visits to wastewater collection systems, operating wastewater/solids treatment facilities and construction sites expected. Compliance to Black & Veatch safety programs and protocols required.

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.



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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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Job Posting: JC225063524

Posted On: Sep 30, 2022

Updated On: Nov 30, 2022