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Engineer - Water/Wastewater - Chattanooga, TN


The Engineer - Water/Wastewater role provides recent college graduates with the tools and resources to jumpstart a career in construction. Engineers with Clark Water will work alongside the best and brightest in the industry to deliver the infrastructure that allows millions of people to enjoy clean water.




Project Delivery - Field & Project Management 

Working in field management will allow you to learn the building process, assist in laying the groundwork for projects and coordinate the sequence of work on a project site. Responsibilities include:

Quality Control and Safety - Monitoring trade workers with emphasis on quality of work and safety

Project Schedule - Assisting with schedule management and site logistics 

Critical Thinking - Resolving unforeseen challenges within installation, schedule, and trade partner coordination 

Financial Management - Review gross billings, track change orders and subcontractor requisitions 

Document Control - Managing the submittals, RFI, and material tracking  process 

Trade Partner Success - Become a trusted advisor to our subcontractors to plan for a successful field installation


Project Development

Working in project development, you will learn how Clark acquires new work, develops strategies for meeting project goals, and maintains relationships with clients. Departments within project development include budgeting, estimating, and purchasing. Responsibilities include: 

Budgeting - Reviewing initial contract documents, soliciting and providing preliminary evaluations of subcontractor bids

Estimating - Performing quantity takeoffs, preparing the overall bid proposal, and quantifying labor and material prices required for projects 

Purchasing - Collaborate to execute subcontractor agreements, review scope of work, and manage relationships with the trade contractor community 


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in environmental engineering, construction management, civil engineering, or a related field, with an expected graduation in either Winter 2023 or Spring 2024 
  • Interest and passion for the construction industry, specifically in water and wastewater infrastructure construction 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and driven by challenge
  • Solution-oriented problem solver with a hands-on and team-oriented attitude
  • Able to manage multiple, competing priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and influence supervisors, peers, and external partners