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Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer
Clifton Park, NY

For several years, MJ has been awarded a “Best Places to Work” from the Albany Business Review and “Top Workplace” from the Albany Times Union. These designations are employee driven awards. MJ is accepting applications for a senior engineer to join our Clifton Park, NY office. This full-time position includes a complete benefits package and advancement opportunities.



MJ is actively seeking a senior water/wastewater engineer to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects.  This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s  water/wastewater and engineering practices. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong  interest in water/wastewater engineering that is well organized, resourceful, and creative. As a senior engineer, you will progress  design concepts through design development and work with the project team to produce construction  documents for a wide range of regional projects.

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  • Work within a project team to support projects from initial project programming up to and through construction.

  • Prepare/review design calculations and specifications for a variety of projects, including utility pipelines, storage facilities, pumping stations, and treatment facilities.

  • Prepare project plans, including process, instrumentation/controls, site, and utility plans, to support project approvals and construction.

  • Prepare technical reports including engineering reports, utility master plans, capital improvement plans, condition assessments, and feasibility studies.

  • Conduct field investigations to assess site conditions, inspect facilities, and provide engineering support.

  • Participate in the construction administration support including project meetings, shop drawing reviews, reviewing / responding to RFIs, assisting in preparing project punch lists, completing periodic site inspections.

  • Mentoring of junior staff to share knowledge and experience.

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with project team members, including subconsultants and other disciplines (geotechnical engineers, survey/mapping, GIS, designers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, and architects).

  • Assist with technical marketing during the procurement of key projects, including participation in presentations.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET- accredited college with 8+ years of experience in civil engineering and consulting with focus in municipal projects, including water and wastewater.

  • Professional Engineer Registration (P.E.) required

  • Understanding of State, Federal, and local regulations specific to water supply systems, sanitary sewers, and wastewater treatment.

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D as a design tool for the preparation of plans.

  • Understanding of hydraulic modeling (WaterGEMs, SewerGEMs or similar) is preferred.

  • Ability to work within multiple design teams and execute to meet demanding schedules.

  • Have excellent technical writing and communication skills.

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  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work without an employer sponsorship. Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly. We offer a very competitive benefit package. If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. MJ Engineering and Land Surveying provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

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