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Careers with The Probst Group

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Careers2021-07-26T14:14:46+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!

Wastewater Compliance Project Manager – Brookfield, WI

We are actively seeking a Wastewater Compliance Project Manager to join our team of wastewater professionals in Brookfield, WI. The Wastewater Compliance Project Manager will be primarily focused on the permitting and regulatory needs of Probst clients.

To ensure that clients are maintaining compliance with wastewater permits, the Wastewater Compliance Project Manager will work closely with clients, federal and state regulatory agencies, and multiple departments within Probst including Engineering and Operations.

Responsibilities
• Manage projects by maintaining project budgets, schedules, and deliverables
• 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
• 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
• Participate in weekly Compliance Team meetings

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PPT
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (technical writing experience preferred) for both internal and client-facing communication
• 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 and summarize them to a layperson
• Strong organization, planning, & prioritization skills to manage several projects simultaneously
• Must be detail-oriented and professional
• Ability to work independently and with input from a team
• Sales-minded to encourage repeat business and to expand current service offerings

Qualifications
• Minimum bachelor’s degree or higher in related technical field
• Basic understanding of WWTP unit processes preferred
• Ability to read engineering drawings preferred
• 2+ years in wastewater permitting preferred
• ArcGIS Pro experience preferred
• SnapPlus experience preferred
• Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) interest/experience, a plus
• Certified Nutrient Management Planner, a plus

To apply, please send your resume with work history to Emily James

Wastewater Operations Project Manager – Brookfield, WI

Tasked with supervising the operations of multiple wastewater treatment facilities. Coordinate onsite staff activities and communications with clients, implement standard operating procedures, review budgets, and troubleshoot process issues. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment operating experience.

Responsibilities
• Trains staff in procedures, processes, and methods
• Organizes site activities while ensuring safety and compliance protocols are met
• Assist with budgeting processes
• Oversees troubleshooting of equipment and process issues
• Responds to client communications and questions
• Review and provide comment on daily operations data
• Provide technical support for process operations
• Monitoring and assuring completion of equipment maintenance
• Ensure control strategies and operating procedures are followed
• Communicate effectively with staff, vendors, and the client
• Possessing the required state certification of the responsible facilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• WDNR Advanced Wastewater Certification Highly Desired (Subclasses: A1, A5, B, C, & P)
• Previous management experience preferred
• Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and P&ID
• Familiarity with automation processes
• Efficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Understanding of environmental compliance requirements
• Ability to read and understand P&ID and mechanical drawings
• Good problem solving, communication, and troubleshooting skills

Requirements
• Minimum of 3-5 years experience
• Occasional travel for up to two weeks at a time
• Valid driver’s license
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Must have a good work history and attendance record
• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally

To apply, please send your resume with work history to Lisa Drefahl

Regional Manager/Lead Operator – Richland Center, WI

This full-time position is responsible for the daily oversight of operations, maintenance and infrastructure needs of an industrial wastewater treatment plant. The lead operator leads a team of operators as well has direct communication with client and main office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of anaerobic wastewater treatment operating experience, be able to exercise some independent judgment in the adjustment of a treatment plant and be passionate about providing excellent service.

Responsibilities
• Review and provide comment on daily operations data
• Provide technical support for process operations
• Ensure control strategies and operating procedures are followed
• Train and oversee operations staff
• Maintain records of plant operations
• Ensure the facility operates within at or above permit compliance
• Acts as onsite safety officer
• Communicate effectively with staff, vendors, and the client

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• WDNR Advanced Wastewater Certification Highly Desired (Subclasses: A1, A5, B, C, & P)
• Previous management experience preferred
• Efficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Understanding of environmental compliance requirements
• Ability to read and understand P&ID and mechanical drawings
• Good problem solving, communication, and troubleshooting skills

Requirements
• Valid driver’s license
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Must have a good work history and attendance record
• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally

To apply, please send your resume with work history to Lisa Drefahl

Wastewater Operations Specialist – Brookfield, WI

Duties will include a variety of field and office responsibilities. These responsibilities will include but are not limited to traveling to client facilities, assisting with operations of wastewater treatment facilities, startup of new treatment plants, troubleshooting process issues, collecting and analyzing samples.

The ideal candidate will have a background in wastewater or water treatment, maintenance, or environmental compliance.

Responsibilities
• Work independently with minimal oversight
• Travels to Probst and client facilities
• Assists field staff and clients with operations
• Performs startup of new equipment and wastewater treatment plants
• Trains staff in procedures, processes, and methods
• Provides occasional vacation coverage for operators
• Responds to emergency field equipment and compliance issues
• Responds to client communications and questions
• Review and provide comment on daily operations data
• Communicate effectively with staff, vendors, and the client

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• WDNR wastewater certification desired but not required
• Efficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Good problem solving, communication, and troubleshooting skills
• Availability to travel throughout the state of Wisconsin and the United States

Requirements
• Occasional travel for up to two weeks at a time
• Valid driver’s license
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Must have a good work history and attendance record
• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally

To apply, please send your resume with work history to Lisa Drefahl

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.