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Do you want to be on the front lines as a solid waste management consultant – solving problems and lending your expertise to benefit the environment and build great communities?
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is a consulting firm that loves helping people see garbage as a resource and an opportunity. We do this through planning and implementing integrated waste management programs designed to provide cost-effective services, protect the environment, and sustain our natural resources. We’re passionate about the environment and are fortunate to work with great employees, associates, clients, colleagues, and friends who share our passion. For information about the firm, please visit www.gbbinc.com.
We are currently looking for a solid waste management professionals interested in joining our dynamic and entrepreneurial team as a Project Engineer.
Vice President or other designated manager
Required: Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline (including Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering. Other engineering disciplines will be considered depending on relevant work experience).
Preferred: Graduate degree or higher-level course work in a related field. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) with an active PE license. (Ability to achieve a PE license within a year required).
Experience: Three or more years of progressive experience in the design engineering, solid waste management, or energy fields. Education may be substituted for some experience but this is not an entry level position.
Applicant must demonstrate knowledge of general engineering principles and designing concepts
Must have used AutoCAD or other computer modeling experience
Design using 2D CAD experience required, 3D experience helpful
GIS mapping experience is a plus
Must have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills to create and modify multiple design, cost estimating, financial and projection models
Working knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications required
PowerPoint and Word proven experience necessary
Must have demonstrated knowledge in the planning and design of solid waste engineering or facilities
This should include one or more of the following: Landfill cell system design, transfer stations, waste-to-energy facilities, recycling facilities, organics processing technology or landfill operations.
Demonstrated experience in feasibility or financial planning for these facilities is a plus.
Demonstrated knowledge of project feasibility analysis, cost benefit analysis and financing
Solid written and oral communications skills
Self-starter with ability to complete assignments working collectively and independently with minimal supervision
The Project Engineer will provide support to the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager by assisting in the management and execution of projects. The Project Engineer will provide technical assistance and technical writing in creating reports and other outputs required for the assignment. Assignments could include project feasibility studies, system evaluations, material characterizations, design development and cost projections. Occasional site visits to working facilities may be required. Speaking engagements at trade shows are also encouraged, as are the generation of articles/papers for trade journals. Project management of smaller projects is also part of this position, as will be assisting in creating proposals, which may include participating in interviews with potential clients.
Provide engineering and technical expertise to the project manager and clients regarding solid waste systems
Review equipment and other aspects of proposed or current solid waste facilities with regard to functionality, safety, cost, and other factors
Create and/or modify spreadsheet models for feasibility, projected costs, and other necessary functions depending on the needs of the project
Create and/or modify maps and drawings using AutoCAD or other mapping software to show existing or potential systems, or to illustrate regional locations of interest
Research data (internet or otherwise) required for the project. This could include maps, contracts, reports, costs, and other publicly available information
Conduct on-site evaluations as needed for client and to report to the Project Manager the state of current or potential future facilities
Continue professional and functional development in solid waste and engineering in general
Utilize the project budget efficiently and to the level of detail necessary to fulfill the assignment while staying within the assigned budget
Assist with defining project scopes and costs and with developing proposals
Further the GBB brand, improve industry knowledge, and increase contacts by participation (speaking) at trade conferences and online webinars and contribution of articles to trade publications
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
At Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB), we believe effective management of solid waste is an imperative that directly affects the health of our planet—both today and far into the future. In a world of limited resources, we regard solid waste as a valuable resource that can be creatively managed while protecting our soil, air, water and people. We consider sustainability to involve a balance among environmental, economic and community needs. Achievement of this balance with cost-effective, efficient and innovative solid waste solutions is our passion—and our focus. We also believe that using best practices to solve solid waste challenges can result in doing more with less. Finally, we uphold as a key value the importance of transparency and honesty in our relationships with clients.