Bishop Water is hiring a engineering team member! Apply Today!

DATE POSTED: December 21, 2020


Bishop Water Technologies is a wastewater treatment company based in Renfrew, Ontario. We perform municipal, industrial, and large environmental projects both for sludge/sediment dewatering and wastewater treatment, working with consultant engineers, general contractors and wastewater plant operators.


We are currently looking for a new team member who will work with the existing team on project development and project execution. Daily tasks may include monitoring research projects through testing and data entry/sampling and analysis, editing reports and proposals, conducting research related to water and wastewater treatment, communicating with clients and customers, and troubleshooting project equipment/instrumentation. Managing ongoing projects.

Qualifications, Skills, Expertise, and Qualities Required:

  • Graduated from an engineering or science program (college or university; university is preferred)
  • Experience working with lab equipment and in a lab setting
  • Computer literacy – Must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Drive (G Suite), as well as an ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Has shown an interest in the environmental sector
  • A team player that can work collaboratively, but can also carry out tasks with minimal supervision
  • A quick-learner and self-starter with the ability to focus on the big picture to prioritize work schedule
  • Eager to continuously learn and improve

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with handiwork (plumbing, carpentry, construction, electrical)
  • Experience in the wastewater sector (Level 1 or higher wastewater certificate is an asset)
  • Project management experience


Major Areas for Responsibility:

  • Assist with the development and administration of project contracts, budgets, quality control, sub-contract management, etc.
  • Assist in the daily management of projects
  • Represent Bishop Water/Geo-Dredging in business development with customers, consultants, engineers, stake-holders, sub-contractors, suppliers and other private or public agencies
  • Suggest strategies of achieving the project goals
  • Prepare and review project proposals for solids-management and BioCord projects
  • Help with various research projects
  • Necessary Skills & Knowledge:
  • Have a thorough understanding of company safety manual and OHSA manual
  • Have a valid driver’s license and be able to safely operate company vehicles
  • Knowledge of construction/civil engineering design and planning principles/procedures
  • Ability to develop and present project estimates
  • Ability to read plans, schematics, shop drawings, specifications, and technical manuals
  • Technical knowledge of civil engineering project materials and methods
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Skill in the use of computers – MS Office, Google G-Suite, and estimating software/job costing systems
  • Able and willing to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be able to clearly communicate with crew and management, often numerous times daily
  • Be able to write clearly and legibly
  • Self starter and passion for the environmental industry

Education and Experience:

  • The following education or experience will be considered an asset:
  • Completion of P.Eng, AScT, C.E.T., C.Tech or GSC certification
  • Occupational First Aid – Level 1 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment chemicals, polymers, and their application for treatment and sludge dewatering

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work evening and weekends as required to meet deadlines
  • Work in extreme temperatures

Work Environment:

The following work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter

  • Work in an office environment
  • Work outdoors in all season
  • Work around heavy equipment
  • Work near traffic with exposure to loud noises
  • Work near overhead and underground utilities
  • Work close to/on bodies of water


The compensation package will be developed to align with the specific role that the candidate fills but will generally include the following:

  • Salary consummate with experience
  • Vehicle
  • Health Benefits after service time
  • Discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance
  • Phone coverage

Please send a resume and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.