Jobs in water-related industries keep our Blue Economy growing strong. This curated list of water-related roles is for professionals at any stage in their career and across all sectors. You'll find a range of professions with varying qualifications and experience levels. We're committed to updating this list on a regular basis, so check back frequently for new listings. Know of any roles that touch water, which we should include? E-mail George Brigandi.
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Laboratory Analyst - Downers Grove, IL: Collect and analyze sample for biosolids, stream, surcharge, industrial, and plant monitoring. Conduct laboratory evaluations. Operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation as well as sampling equipment.
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GIS Industry Solutions Manager, Water - Redlands, CA: Develop and execute vision and marketing strategy for the water industry growth in government and private sector. Manage and grow team of industry managers and specialists.
Utilities Solution Product Engineer - Chesterbrook, PA/Redlands, CA: As a member of the ArcGIS Solutions team, lead the evolution of ArcGIS utility network data models for electric, gas, water, sewer, stormwater, and telecommunications networks. Includes developing conceptual, logical, and physical information models and testing and updating the models.
Instrumentation and Controls Tech - Clinton, IL: Assist instrument mechanics in locating and correcting trouble in control systems and instruments of combustion equipment and chlorinators, water treatment systems, etc.
Nuclear Radwaste Chemist - Marseilles, IL: Manage Radwaste projects and programs, which entails the review and analysis of plant data for processed water, manage the ODCM Program, communicate with station management, maintain Radwaste reports and vendor oversight.
Journeyman, Plumbing Services - Baltimore, MD: Install/modify existing plumbing equipment, including water heaters and hot water boilers. Modify and fabricate pipe fittings as needed. Promote the sale of all other services.
Electrical Engineer/Project Manager - Chicago, IL: Manage all electrical, communications, and fire alarm design projects within the MEP/IC group. Wide range of project types including water and wastewater treatment plants; odor control systems, and others.
Senior Project Manager (Process Design) - Chicago, IL: Lead the delivery of water and wastewater engineering services to a number of clients throughout Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Senior Process Leader, Utilities - Golden, CO: Lead, coach and motivate an operational team to maximize operational efficiency and continuous improvement of our Water Treatment plant as well as General Waste Treatment Plant and Process Waste Treatment Plant.
Unit Manager, Brewing - Golden, CO: Responsible for leading and motivating operations team, ensure high quality products are produced cost effectively and safely. Also responsible for financial performance and developing and executing the business plan for the department.
Customer Delivery Specialist - Glenwood, IL: Join Nalco's logistics team and ensure safe delivery of all services and operations, establish daily route based on scshedule, and perform services according to established standards. Be the customer-facing ambassador for the company.
End to End Solutions Program Manager, Data Centers - Naperville, IL: Deliver smart water solutions to help Data Center customer’s operations run reliably while also reducing, reusing and recycling water.
Other Blue Economy Jobs
Construction Inspector (Water Utility) - Chattanooga, TN: Responsible for the on-site inspection of Operations construction work for water resource projects.
Engineering Project Manager (Water Utilities) - Merrick, NY: Manage delivery of several medium to small capital investment projects from inception to completion related to production, networks, and/or other water resource or operations systems.
Sr. Water Quality & Environmental Compliance Specialist - Moscow, PA: Organize advanced functions and activities related to environmental management and water quality for assigned facilities. Maintain applicable lab certifications or approvals to conduct compliance and process quality control work.
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Engineering Manager for Water and Wastewater - Kankakee, IL: Facility planning to identify current and future capital improvements necessary to maintain proper water and wastewater service. Collaborate with state and regional operations. Manage the Illinois Engineering team.
Facility Operator Trainee - Manteno, IL: Perform a variety of activities to support the operation of wastewater treatment facilities, lift stations, booster stations, distribution system, and the wastewater collection system.
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Water Main/Utility Inspector - Chicago, IL: Provide third-party construction inspection services for the City of Chicago’s water distribution infrastructure program. Daily construction inspection of new water main construction, status reporting, and contractor-owner coordination.
Senior Civil Engineer - Galveston, TX: full-time embedded position at a United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) location to provide support in a variety of flood control projects along the Texas Gulf Coast.
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Water Treatment Specialist - Mattoon/Milan/Murphysboro/Riverside, IL: Site reconnaissance and preparation for water treatment activity. Operation and maintenance of water treatment equipment. Manage portable water supplies. Monitor the storage, transport, and disposal of waste. Water quality analysis and testing, etc.
Automation Engineer - Crystal Lake, IL: Assist in the design, fabrication, programming, installation, commissioning/testing, & support of primarily Water/Wastewater control systems.
Senior Environmental Engineer - Milwaukee, WI: Manage the Water Department and assist with managing projects, developing business, serving clients and designing drinking water projects corporately, with an emphasis in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Wastewater Project Manager - Madison, WI: Develop and maintain business in the Wisconsin market. Typical duties include local business development efforts, marketing efforts, client services management and project management.
Aquatic Ecologist - Downers Grove, IL: Support project managers in conducting aquatic studies primarily related to Sections 316(a) and (b) as well as 404 and 401 compliance requirements in freshwater rivers and lakes.
Electrical Engineer, Water - Chicago, IL: Design and specify electrical systems associated with municipal and industrial water/wastewater treatment facilities (drinking water plants, sanitary sewer plants, pump stations, industrial wastewater facilities).
Project Manager, Water - Chicago, IL: Direct and coordinate activities of several disciplines, direct coordination with clients, initiate or assist in contract negotiations or preparation, assist in direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives.
Water Treatment Sales Consultant - Chicago, IL: Identify, develop, and service existing and new accounts in the greater market. Work closely with our customers to provide water treatment programs tailored to their specific needs.
Corporate Account Manager, Food & Beverage - remote: Part of a team of sales leaders that creates opportunities for growth with a focus on company revenue and profitability, viewing water treatment from a customer’s viewpoint.
Wastewater Operations Field Supervisor - Naperville, IL: Working foreman-like role, providing daily direction to Water Utility Technicians (or Wastewater Operators) to supervise the operation of an advanced wastewater treatment plant as directed by the section supervisor and division manager.
Water-Wastewater Operator I or II - multiple locations: Under supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists or maintains plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.
Project Manager Water-Wastewater - St. Charles, IL: Responsible for all water and wastewater utility construction projects in the Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky service areas, from initial contract negotiations through warranty termination.
Water Resource Engineer I, Site Design - Vernon Hills, IL: Entry level position. Design & analyze stormwater management system. Prepare drainage studies & hydraulic reports. Floodplain & floodway analyses. Design & plan site development and flood control projects.
Water Resource Engineer II, Site Design - Vernon Hills, IL: Mid-level position. Design & analyze stormwater management system. Prepare drainage studies & hydraulic reports. Floodplain & floodway analyses. Design & plan site development and flood control projects. 4+ years experience.
Senior Water Quality Specialist/Territory Manager - Detroit, MI/St. Louis, MO: Profitably grow sales through development of relationships. Identifying key opportunities to recommend and sell and support GWT’s Cooling Tower Water Treatment, Steam Boiler Water Treatment, Closed System Treatment, and Waste Water Treatment.
Project Coordinator - Chicago, IL: Provide project support within the construction management team, as related to delivery support for water main and/or street restoration construction projects.
Operations and Maintenance Growth and Sales Leader - Chicago, IL: Sales and market development, relationship and stakeholder management for Jacobs’ OMFS business. Serves public agencies and private entities, delivering water and wastewater utility operations and maintenance (O&M), facilities management, public works and municipal services.
Aquatic Ecologist - East Alton, IL: Develop a comprehensive research program focused on some aspects of the ecology of large rivers, with a particular focus in the Upper Mississippi River Basin.
Habitat Junior Project Assistant, Part-time (2 positions) - East Alton, IL: Technical experts on all aspects of the conservation restoration and management. Work on private and public lands to implement the best restoration or management practice application for the particular site.
Water Management Program Technical Sales Professional - multiple locations: Service client accounts as the technical expert in the delivery of our Smart Water Management services.
Water Management Program Technical Sales Management Professional - Philadelphia-Washington D.C. area: Service client accounts as the technical expert in the delivery of our Smart Water Management services. Senior position.
Project Manager, Industrial Wastewater - Raleigh, NC & Syracuse, NY: Manage clients and projects, lead high performance teams, resolve conflicts, negotiate positive outcomes, and coach and mentor employees.
Wastewater Treatment Operator - Murfreesboro, TN: Provide hands on assistance in Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations, troubleshoot WWTPs, assist with conceptual and preliminary design of industrial WWTPs.
Water Resources Engineer - Chicago, IL: Project assignments related to drainage engineering, stormwater management, and surface water modeling for transportation/traffic, site development, and water/wastewater infrastructure.
Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer - Topeka, KS: Help local, state and federal clients complete floodplain management, stormwater management and other watershed planning projects as part of hydraulics and hydrology group.
Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer - Denver, CO: Develop hydrologic and hydraulic models of open and closed systems, perform engineering tasks such as dam breach analyses, floodplain modeling and mitigation, scour analyses and prepare technical reports.
Product Security Leader, Applied Water Systems (AWS) - Morton Grove, IL: Implement and execute security programs and practices to support a growing, global water technology company. Work across product, software, and firmware development teams to identify technical risks and evaluate critical failure points, determine technical security controls.
Sales Operations Business Partner (Water Utilities) - Morton Grove, IL: Provide analysis, support and commercial insight to ensure seamless coordination, communication and exchange of information between the sales, marketing and finance functions.
Chicago River Schools Network Program Internship - Chicago, IL: Provides K-12 teachers the training and personalized assistance they need to immerse their students in the turbulent history, evolving ecology, and improving health of the Chicago River.