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Careers with The Probst Group

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Careers2022-04-29T12:11:06+00:00

Why Join The Probst Team?

The Probst Group is an innovative water and wastewater engineering and consulting firm with big ideas that make a global impact!  Every member of The Probst Group team plays an active role in the implementation of our innovative wastewater treatment solutions.

We are actively seeking applicants who are ready be a part of an expanding, dynamic company.  If you are passionate about hands-on work that is equally as challenging as it is rewarding, then consider joining the Probst team.

All Probst employees display our core values, helping to ensure the best services are provided to our clients.

  • Be passionate about serving clients

  • Be dedicated and accountable for results

  • Be team focused

  • Be respectful with full candor

  • Instill confidence in all you do

We provide innovative solutions and exceptional results to every client with focus on the individual needs of every facility.

We were founded in 2008 by the father-and-son team of Thomas and Henry Probst, second and third generation wastewater engineers. Today, we apply the experience acquired from more than three generations of wastewater engineers and specialists to provide complete solutions for wastewater management services.
Our employees are second to none in knowledge, experience, and dedication. Everyone on our team brings their unique talents to our organization and is genuinely passionate about the work we do. Our team members are encouraged to participate in ongoing educational activities, allowing us to consistently expand our talents and areas of expertise, keeping Probst at the forefront of the industry.
The Probst Group offers a comprehensive benefits package to our employees including a health plan, dental plan, vision plan, 401(k) plan, flexible spending account (FSA), short and long term disability programs, employee assistance, and paid time off. Additionally, we host numerous events throughout the year such as holiday parties, monthly events in the office, contests, company picnics, and many others to keep our employees engaged and enjoying their work!

Process Engineer – Brookfield, WI

The Probst Group has an exciting opportunity in our Engineering Department due to a recent retirement. We are looking for a Process Engineer to help support our customers and organization as it relates to industrial wastewater and creating unique engineered solutions. The Probst Group officially formed in 2008, but team members have been providing true, customized solutions that are focused on the individual needs of every client for 30+ years. We are proud to offer unparalleled experience in industrial wastewater engineering and operations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to HR@ProbstGroup.com for immediate consideration.

Expectations for the Process Engineer:

  • Work as a key contributor in the Engineering Team focusing on researching, proposing, and developing engineered wastewater solutions
  • Contribute to the overall education and understanding of the Probst team relating to wastewater
  • Partner with the Operations Team onsite at wastewater treatment facilities managed by Probst and projects in the construction phase of development
  • Manage wastewater treatment evaluation and detail design projects in alignment with Probst Group SOP’s
  • Develop and review design calculations, engineering reports, technical memos and troubleshooting guides for industrial wastewater treatment system
  • Develop and review  process flow diagrams (PFD) and process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID)
  • Complete bid requests and evaluate quotations for process treatment equipment
  • Complete Schedule of Values (SOV) including general, mechanical, electrical, equipment and technical services costs
  • Mentor and develop existing employees in their wastewater education
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing to present at trade shows, seminars, and upon request to customers or stakeholders

Requirements for the Process Engineer:

  • Willing to work out of the Brookfield, WI office
  • Completed a Masters or PhD degree in Environmental Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited university
  • Travel up to 20% of the time (primarily in WI)
  • Display strong, concise written communication, primarily for reports, directions, manuals

Preferred experiences for the Process Engineer:

  • Preferable proficient in designing/operating biological treatments like Anaerobic Digestion, Enhanced Biological Nutrient Removal (EBPR), Nitrification/Denitrification, Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB), Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs), Moving Bed Bioreactors (MBBRs)
  • 5+ years experience in Industrial Wastewater Management
  • Experience in working with a diverse team or wastewater professionals
  • Familiar with biological modeling programs (e.g. BioWin)

Project Engineer – Brookfield, WI

The Probst Group is looking for a Project Engineer to help support our customers and organization as it relates to industrial wastewater and creating unique engineered solutions.  The Probst Group officially formed in 2008, but team members have been providing true, customized solutions that are focused on the individual needs of every client for 30+ years.  We are proud to offer unparalleled experience in industrial wastewater engineering and operations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to HR@ProbstGroup.com for immediate consideration.

Expectations for the Project Engineer:

  • Work closely with Probst Project Managers to complete assigned tasks
  • Review process data and prepare process design calculations as requested by Probst Project Managers
  • Review process data and prepare design calculations
  • Gather and analyze client data for use in design development
  • Assist in analyzing existing treatment processes and wastewater characteristics to determine existing loadings to wastewater treatment plants (WWTP).
  • Estimate future flows and loadings to ensure compliance with local and federal regulations for review.
  • Utilize Probst configuration model and templates for design including Treatment Unit Sizing, Pipe Sizing, Motor List, etc.
  • Evaluate, select, and apply various wastewater treatment technologies, equipment, and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or develop designs
  • Complete bid requests and evaluate quotations for equipment and contractors
  • Work with drafters to develop site layouts as well as process flow and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Develop and review design calculations, engineering reports, technical memos, and operation & maintenance manuals for industrial wastewater treatment systems
  • Prepare purchase requisitions and review purchase orders for equipment on assigned projects
  • Actively contribute to Probst continuous improvement goals
  • Participate in department meetings
  • Support compliance, operations, sales, and accounting teams, as necessary
  • Maintain billable percentage of 80% by the end of the 1st year

Requirements for the Project Engineer:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably with an emphasis in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Environmental Engineering
  • Able to work out of the Brookfield, WI office
  • Travel up to 20% of the time (primarily in WI)
  • Display strong, concise written communication, primarily for reports, directions, or proposals
  • Preferred course work or experience in Industrial Wastewater Management

Engineering Project Manager – Brookfield, WI

The Probst Group is looking for an Engineering Project Manager to help support our customers and organization as it relates to industrial wastewater and creating unique engineered solutions.  The Probst Group officially formed in 2008, but team members have been providing true, customized solutions that are focused on the individual needs of every client for 30+ years.  We are proud to offer unparalleled experience in industrial wastewater engineering and operations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to HR@ProbstGroup.com for immediate consideration.

Expectations for the Engineering Project Manager:

  • Serve as primary client contact for all assigned projects/clients, maintaining positive relationships with clients and upholding the Probst reputation
  • Utilize proven project management methods to manage/maintain project schedules and budgets through all phases of an assigned project, including construction
  • Coordinate schedules and budgets with subcontractors and equipment suppliers
  • Utilize Time Management Software to track and forecast budgets and complete invoicing
  • Distribute and follow-up on tasks assigned to Probst team members
  • Work closely with Project Coordinator to communicate schedule priorities and deliverables
  • Review process data and prepare design calculations
  • Gather and analyze client data for use in design development
  • Analyze existing treatment processes and wastewater characteristics to determine existing loadings to wastewater treatment plants (WWTP).
  • Estimate future flows and loadings to ensure compliance with local and federal regulations for review.
  • Evaluate, select, and apply various wastewater treatment technologies, equipment, and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or develop designs.
  • Complete bid requests and evaluate quotations for equipment and contractors
  • Work with drafters to develop site layouts as well as process flow and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Prepare purchase requisitions and review purchase orders for equipment on assigned projects
  • Visit wastewater treatment facilities to execute project punchlists following construction

Requirements for the Engineering Project Manager:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; preferably with an emphasis in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Environmental Engineering
  • Travel up to 20% of the time (primarily in WI)
  • Display strong, concise written communication, primarily for reports, directions, or proposals

Preferred experiences for the Engineering Project Manager:

  • Willing to work out of the Brookfield, WI office
  • Project Manager Certification (PMI)
  • Previous experience in Industrial Wastewater Management
  • Experience in working with a diverse team or wastewater professionals

Compliance Project Manager – Brookfield, WI

The Probst Group has an exciting opportunity in our Permitting & Compliance Team. We are looking for a Compliance Project Manager to help support our customers and organization as it relates to regulatory compliance of industrial wastewater treatment system. This position will work closely with clients, federal and state regulatory agencies, and multiple departments within Probst including Engineering and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations.

The Probst Group officially formed in 2008, but team members have been providing true, customized solutions that are focused on the individual needs of every client for 30+ years. We are proud to offer unparalleled experience in industrial wastewater engineering and operations.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to HR@ProbstGroup.com for immediate consideration.

Expectations for the Compliance Project Manager:

  • Work as a key contributor in the Permitting & Compliance Team focusing on maintaining regulatory compliance of our clients
  • Develop in-depth compliance reports such as alternatives analyses and variance requests
  • Work with regulatory agencies to understand future limits and how they impact Probst clients
  • Critically review draft permits from regulatory agencies and provide comments in conjunction with and on behalf of assigned clients
  • Document plans for sludge management
  • Advise Probst Operations and Engineering staff regarding potential permit compliance risks
  • Assist with client compliance records, such as discharge monitoring reports
  • Assist with applications for new, modified, or reissued wastewater discharge permits
  • Manage projects by maintaining project budgets, schedules, and deliverables
  • Utilize time management software to track and forecast budgets and complete invoicing
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing to present at trade shows, seminars, and upon request to customers or stakeholders

Requirements for the Compliance Project Manager:

  • Willing to work out of the Brookfield, WI office
  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field
  • Display strong, concise written communication, primarily for reports, directions, and emails
  • Strong organization, planning, & prioritization skills to manage several projects simultaneously

Preferred experiences for the Compliance Project Manager:

  • Able to analyze datasets using basic statistical analysis and graphs in Excel
  • Able to read and understand relevant state and federal statutes, codes, and guidance documents as well as summarize them to a layperson
  • Basic understanding of Wastewater Treatment Plant unit processes
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • 2+ years in wastewater permitting
  • ArcGIS Pro experience
  • SnapPlus experience

Interested in learning more about careers with The Probst Group?

Send your resume and cover letter to our HR Department.
The Probst Group is an equal employment opportunity employer.