Month: January 2020

Job Posting: Wastewater Process Engineer

Th City of Superior currently has an opening for the position of Wastewater Process Engineer.

Opening Date: 01/27/20

Closing Date: 02/10/20 4:30 PM

Salary: $25.77 – $32.21 Hourly

Work hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM; Monday – Friday (40 hours/week) or as needed otherwise

Job Definition:

Definition: Under direction of the Wastewater Treatment Engineering and Operations Manager and the general supervision of the Facility Planning Coordinator, performs process control activities and monitors process control equipment related to City wastewater treatment plant and lift station operations.

Distinguishing Characteristics: This position is responsible for performing field work and analysis that supports successful process control regarding wastewater treatment plant assets, lift stations, control structures, and associated equipment. Typical duties may include process sampling, microscopic analysis, calculation of numerical data from process observations, generating internal reports regarding facility performance and effectiveness, gathering data related to new equipment needed or existing equipment needing repair or improvement.


Thorough knowledge of:

  • SCADA systems and PLCs
  • Modern wastewater treatment operations and maintenance and related engineering principles, practices and techniques

Working knowledge of:

  • Construction observation tasks for treatment facility construction projects
  • WPDES Permit requirements

Some knowledge of:

  • Wastewater, stormwater and collection system operations, maintenance and engineering
  • Equipment and maintenance requirements of a wastewater system
  • Computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets and data base systems, and geographic information systems

Ability to:

  • Conduct research regarding equipment alternatives, analyze results and prepare the results
  • Draw conclusions from data collected
  • Understand and apply state and federal laws which apply to proper operation and maintenance of sewer systems, wastewater utilities, stormwater utilities as well as related engineering principles
  • Perform sampling, flow monitoring equipment maintenance, and data collection from the field
  • Write technical reports, procedures specifications, scopes of work, needs assessments, and recommendations to management
  • Implement training programs and train a variety of staff levels

Applications may be filed online at:

Meet with ISA

Representatives from International Studies Abroad (ISA) will be visiting Michigan Tech on February 5th and 6th. The ISA representatives will be available to meet with students 1-on-1 to discuss ISA study abroad options.  Please complete this form if you would like to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment with an ISA representative.

Learn more about the Michigan Tech study abroad process.  

If you have any questions, please email

Job Posting: MDOT

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking a Aviation Transportation Engineer.

This position functions as an airport development engineer in the Project Management Unit of the Office of Aeronautics.  The primary duties of this position include assisting various airport owners with accomplishing a variety of development projects at their airports, and performing project management duties on select airport capital improvement projects on a statewide basis.  Typical projects include development of new runways, runway and taxiway extensions, airfield pavement rehabilitations, airport lighting projects, electronic navigational aid projects, terminal building and aircraft hangar developments, and assisting airport sponsors with the acquisition of specialized airport equipment.  The position is also responsible for designing and managing with assistance the statewide crack seal and pavement marking program.


Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering OR will obtain by May 31, 2020.

Alternate Education and Experience

Possession of a registered professional engineer license as required by the State of Michigan may be substituted for 6 months of experience at the Transportation Engineer 9-12 levels. This substitution may only be used once for any employee for qualification of appointment or early reclassification.

You may view the job posting here: MDOT Aviation Transportation Engineer 

Job Posting: DS Employment Services, LLC

DS Employment Services, LLC currently has two positions available in the Lansing area; A Senior Civil Engineer position and a Civil Engineer position.

Both of these positions pay median pay for their industry and are with a smaller company that is perfect for people looking to be a part of a family oriented environment.

More information about these positions can be found here:

Senior Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

For any questions, please contact:

Daniel Shinaver at

Open Positions at ATC

American Transmission Co. (ATC) presently has several openings for both fulltime and summer internship positions. These are located at our offices in the Milwaukee, Madison, and De Pere, Wisconsin areas, depending on the exact position.

Intern – Engineering (Civil) Summer 2020

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De Pere, WI—Engineering-Civil–Summer-2020_R0000516

Full Time – Project Controls Analyst (Construction Management)

Pewaukee, WI; Cottage Grove, WI   

More information about ATC can be found here:

Have any questions?

Contact Adam Manty at

Application Process NOW OPEN for the MSES Annual Scholarship Program

MSES is proud to announce the opening of its Annual Scholarship Program available to undergraduate students pursuing a major/career in any Minnesota transportation infrastructure related field.  Financial awards for all winners will be applied to the 2020-2021 academic year. 

MSES Scholarship Program guidelines, qualifications, and timeline are available on here.

New this year, all applications must be submitted through the available online form at here by Monday, February 3, 2020.  

Schools are no longer required to collect applications or transcripts from students.  We appreciate your continued assistance in advertising this opportunity to your students and helping to coordinate dates/locations for on-campus interviews if applicable.

Scholarship awards are based on a two-round determination process – written application and interview.  

All written applications will be scored by MSES Scholarship Committee volunteers and top scoring applicants will be notified between February 17 – 21, 2020 to schedule an on-campus or online/phone interview between March 2 – 20, 2020

On-campus interviews will be held at the following schools as long as there are 5 qualified applicants per school:  University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, University of Minnesota – Duluth, Minnesota State University – Mankato, North Dakota State University, St. Cloud State University, University of St. Thomas.  If the schools listed do not have 5 qualified applicants, online/phone interviews will be scheduled instead.  Qualified students from other schools not listed will be asked to participate in an online/phone interview.

Scholarships of up to $2,000 will be awarded based on the cumulative score of the submitted application and interview.  

All MSES scholarship winners will be announced by April 13, 2020. 

Questions regarding scholarship guidelines, qualifications, timeline, submission process, and interviews may be directed to MSES Executive Director, Jennifer Dzioba at

Michigan Section ITE Student Paper

Attached is the announcement from ITE for the Daniel Fambro Student paper award.  As part of that, the Michigan Section also has a student paper contest this year with an award of $500 for first place and $300 for second.  The rules for the Michigan award are the same as the National award.  The deadline for submission is March 1 for both. 

Submissions for the Michigan Award should be sent to Tim Haagsma at To be eligible for the National award, papers should be submitted to David Addison at

Please make sure that any submission follows the criteria for the Fambro award.

Job Posting: MDOT (Traffic Signing)

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking a Transportation Engineer 9-P11 (Traffic Signing) Field Services.

This position assists in coordinating and/or overseeing the development of traffic signing plans developed by the unit and consultants to ensure uniform and comprehensible visual systems for these devices.


Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.

Note:  We may consider applicants that will be obtaining a bachelor of science degree in engineering by May 31, 2020.

Alternate Education and Experience

Possession of a registered professional engineer license as required by the State of Michigan may be substituted for 6 months of experience at the Transportation Engineer 9-12 levels. This substitution may only be used once for any employee for qualification of appointment or early reclassification.

You may view the job posting here: 

MDOT Transportation Engineer 9-P11 (Traffic Signing) Field Services