At Chastain-Skillman, we recruit top talent. Our team is currently seeking a Water/Wastewater Senior Project Engineer with a passion for hands-on learning to join our team in either our Lakeland or Orlando office.

The qualified individual will be an experienced Senior Project Engineer who completes the full scope of work from planning and design through construction.  The Senior PE will work with a team of Engineers, Designers and CAD Technicians, completing a wide range of water and wastewater design projects for various public and private sector clients.   Project types could include, water and wastewater treatment, pump stations, linear pipeline, and utility masterplans.

What you’ll
need to succeed.


We all work together to achieve a common goal. You will work with engineers who design various types of systems and with contractors and operators who put those designs into practice. Working well within a team is important to your success.


Some projects require designing systems in phases. You should be able to foresee how the proposed designs will interact with other components of the larger system, including the workers, equipment, and the environment.

solving skills

You may have to solve several issues at once when designing facilities and processes. Being able to identify and anticipate problems is necessary to prevent losses for the company, to safeguard the health of both workers and the general public, and mitigate environmental damage.

to adapt

We work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment. As workflow demands change, it may be necessary to support production requirements as part of a project team, and step into various roles.

Let’s start the conversation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 8-15 years of progressive experience in a consulting engineering firm providing water/wastewater design.
  • Working knowledge of process related design and linear pipeline disciplines and the ability to coordinate and complete all design activities thereof.
  • Professional registration in Florida or able to obtain registration within 6 months.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, WaterGems, SewerGems and other design/modeling software a plus.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of design document production and presentation software.
  • Communications, negotiations, and technical writing skills.


  • Planning, conducting, and coordinating detailed phases of engineering work for municipal utility projects.
  • Requires judgement in independent evaluation and selection of project elements, systems, and processes.
  • Ability to document and defend basis for how decisions were reached.
  • Listen and understand client/project needs and develop responsive engineering solutions while maintaining schedules and budgets.
  • Represent the firm in project-related meetings; may require travel during the day or overnight trips.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals.
  • Supervise and/or coordinate the project work of engineers or technicians.
  • Mentor junior engineering staff in municipal utility design, and permitting.
  • Be able to build and maintain relationships with clients, partnering teams, and community stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Work with a group of


  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental options
  • Ability to participate in our 401k
  • Life insurance including employer-paid $50,000 of AD&D
  • Short-term & long-term disability
  • Opportunities for overtime