Jobs

The job posting service is available to both AWWA members and non-members for water works-related job openings. Each posting is active for 90 days. Employers may add, modify, and suspend postings at any time. There is no word limit. Post your job online here.

A link to the job submission form will be included in the email you receive after payment.

Rates:

$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Water Treatment O&M Tech I or II - Canby, OR

Veolia North America seeks a Water Treatment O&M Tech I or II - Canby, OR

Summary:
Provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, lab test and corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance activities. (Grade III facility)

•Water Treatment Grade III Certification preferred.
Qualification:
•High school diploma or GED equivalent
•Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude required, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
•Two to five years of work experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications, blueprints and manuals.
•Must be able to serve rotation 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
•Must possess a valid driver's license (commercial license is desirable) and a safe driving record.

For IMMEDIATE consideration, apply @
www.veolianorthamerica.com/careers Reference Job ID: 67060


Contact: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter, Veolia North America
Phone: 630-778-4810 / Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER/HYDRAULIC MODELER

Future team members may apply at:
http://www.prospera.com/CareerHubViewer/Post.aspx?ID=paceengineersinc_external_b6S3HkDy28Qo

What we’re looking for:
You should have 5 - 15 years of engineering experience on municipal public works projects as well as 5 - 10 years of experience hydraulic modeling for municipal utility systems. EIT Required and PE preferred.

What you’ll be doing:
You will be performing municipal water system analysis and computer modeling for small to large pipe networks up to 5,000 links, including fire flow analyses, extended period simulations, water quality analyses and model calibration. Occasionally you may conduct and observe field testing of hydrant flow tests and pumping facility tests. You will also review and interpret model output data to provide relevant conclusions and recommendations on system performance. You may also be asked to generates graphical output reports including contour maps, and EPS time performance graphs.Other responsibilities will include performing engineering calculations and design using specialized technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. You’ll be asked to develop plans, specifications and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good engineering practice. You will be technically involved in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, detailed design work and detailed checking of design computations done by others or general coordination of specific design aspects of a project. You may supervise and schedule work of other team members. You’ll work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects and you may be asked to coordinate projects with clients, contractors, outside consultants and firm staff. Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of assigned project work. You will make design recommendations, adaptations and modifications. And finally, you will perform calculations using engineering formulas and skills as well as prepare reports and correspondences concerning the direction of assigned projects.

What you need to know:
Knowledge of Civil 3D 2014Knowledge of ESRI ArcMap GIS softwareKnowledge of Hydraulic Modeling Software, including InfoWater and WaterGems

What educational background you will need:
Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering

What we’re offering:
We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, 401(k) program, ESOP, paid time off, transit reimbursement and incentive bonuses. PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PACE Engineers, Inc. is an employee-owned company providing quality professional civil and structural engineering, plannin g, surveying, and construction management services from offices in Kirkland and Wenatchee, Washington and Lake Oswego, Oregon. We have successfully completed projects for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors throughout the Northwest.

Operations Manager

OPERATIONS MANAGER
($73,812 - $94,200/yr. with excellent benefits)
Vacancy Due to Retirement

Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where great weather, recreational opportunities, and beautiful scenery are abound, providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board serves a total customer base of 12,875 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend and the surrounding area outside the city limits.

Benefits include excellent insurance plans (health, dental and vision) over 90% employer paid; 401(a) and 457(b) retirement plans can earn up to 26% annual retirement; paid life insurance and long term disability; 11 paid holidays; 6 annual administrative leave days; 11 annual vacation days; and 12 annual sick leave days.

The Operations Manager works under the general supervision of the General Manager and directs the construction, operations and maintenance activities of the Operations Division, including the water supply sources, treatment facilities, and pumping and distribution system. It exercises full supervision over the Water Treatment and Distribution Sections; evaluates work performance and makes decisions in selection, discharge, and personnel actions; assumes division fiscal responsibility by participating in the preparation of and operating within an approved annual budget.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: Five years progressively responsible experience in water utility treatment and distribution operations and maintenance; two years of supervisor experience or education, graduation from a senior high school or GED, and an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Science, Water System, Civil Engineering Technology, or related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES: Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Water Treatment and Distribution Level III Certifications.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Business Administration or related field.

A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Any veteran who has special qualifications and/or transferable skills in the management and operation of a water treatment plant and distribution system should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.cbnbh2o.com. To download an employment application click Employment Opportunities.
First consideration of applications: July 25, 2016 – position open until filled.

For more information contact Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 or email karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

Capital Projects Manager

PUD #1 of Skagit County is seeking a Capital Projects Manager. This position will be responsible for project management and technical expertise, to support the District’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), and will report to the Engineering Manager.

The Capital Projects Manager will select, lead and manage project consultants in the design and preparation of bidding documents for project construction, which includes: Leading the selection team and interviewing consultants, negotiating with consultants on scope of work, directing the preparation of plans, reviewing progress and budget, coordinating with other staff and departments as part of the planning and design process, and representing the District with internal and external groups in design workshops, hearings, public meetings and presentations.

This position will also manage project contractors in the construction and commissioning of new District infrastructure, which will include: Working with the Contract Administrator to finalize bidding documents, selecting contractors, scheduling and coordinating resources and field services, leading and managing the projects, and representing the District in public outreach and public meetings.

Other duties will include: Working on detailed project design drawings, specifications, staff utilization, reviewing internal design and developer projects, and working with the Engineering Manager and staff to coordinate planning and budgets to achieve CIP goals.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field.
WA State Professional Engineer License, or the ability to obtain reciprocity from another state within 6 months.
Water Distribution Manager II certification from DOH preferred.
Preferred: Ten (10) years post-license engineering experience in municipal design and construction, preferably in a water utility environment.
Work history demonstrating roles with progressively increasing responsibility as a project manager in a municipal or public works environment.
Valid WA State driver’s license is required.

Compensation:
Grade 11 Salary Range: $5,028 to $9,329 per month, with starting salary based on qualifications. Skagit PUD offers a generous benefit package including: medical, dental and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, life insurance, AD&D and short term disability coverage, personal leave and participation in PERS.

Application Procedure:
Please submit:
A completed District employment application form
A resume and cover letter summarizing the work experience relevant to this position as described.
A list of three professional references to include name, position title and contact information (phone and email.)

Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin on Monday, July 1st. Packets should be submitted to:

Kathy White, HR Manager
Skagit PUD
1415 Freeway Drive, P.O. Box 1436
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-1436
email: white@skagitpud.org

The successful candidate must provide documentation of U.S. citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the U.S.

Electrical Engineer Department Manager

Electrical Engineering Department Manager - Municipal

Trindera Engineering has grown to one of the largest electrical and controls engineering firms in the region seeking highly motivated, positive people to join our team. If you are looking for a change, want to live in the beautiful northwest, engage in interesting projects and grow your career along with our company, we would like to hear from you! We have offices located in Coeur d'Alene, ID and Spokane, WA.

The Department Manager is a position tasked with directing and managing the activities, projects, programs and operations of the municipal engineering department. The engineering manager identifies and accomplishes Trindera’s business objectives, policies and plans. Manages marketing efforts (for the group) including, but not limited to, marketing calls, information gathering, project scoping, and presentations. Client management, including general client relations and client feedback. Engineer projects including, but not limited to, development of project drawings and specifications. Provides leadership in setting strategic management direction and aligns work plans with the company’s objectives. Collaborates with other managers across the organization to achieve the company’s goals.

This position will report to the Director of Engineering and will be based in the Spokane, WA office. Job requires regional travel up to 20% of the time.

Education/Experience Qualifications:
•A minimum of a bachelor's in electrical engineering.
•A minimum of 10 years in the electrical industry with experience with electrical design, five of which were in a supervisory role.
•Professional engineering registration preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:
•Must have excellent communication skills. Must be highly motivated with positive management skills and a strong commitment to Trindera’s mission and values.

•Skilled in the development of employees, including setting of individual performance objectives; coaching, guiding, training, and motivating subordinates; development of subordinate’s professional skills and competencies; measuring job performance, including performance evaluation; and identifying areas of opportunity to include implementation of appropriate developmental corrective plans.

•Fosters a professional image by personally being visible, a positive role model and displaying a positive attitude; inspires others.

•Knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code, Washington state electrical safety code for utilities, engineering principals, operations and maintenance, materials and equipment, EPA requirements and OSHA standards.

•Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

•Keeps current on technological advances in the engineering field.

Mental Demands/Working Conditions:
•Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.

•Ability to manage diverse work functions while balancing and adjusting priorities in accordance with changing requirements.

•Ability to respond quickly and effectively to a rapidly changing work environment.

•Ability to understand personal and departmental role in the bigger organization picture, and to respond as an effective team member.

•Ability to work under pressure. Must be able to make decisions with minimal data.

Trindera was founded with a belief in balance - not only in the corporate sense, but also beyond our office door. We invest in both public and private projects in our local communities, and we also serve a growing international client base. Trindera is a preferred provider for design of electrical, controls, lighting, automation and special systems.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to supporting training opportunities for continual professional development.

For consideration please apply at: www.trindera.com
For more information contact Frank Garcia at 208-620-3325 or fgarcia@trindera.com

All resumes received will be held in confidence.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR



WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Wage range: $19.41 - $25.53/hour/DOQ plus excellent benefits
2 Shift Operation/No 3rd Shift
(COLA effective 7/1/16 – 2.25%)

Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery are abound; providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board serves a customer base of 12,875 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend and the surrounding area outside the city limits.

A Water Treatment Plant Operator works under the general supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor and must have considerable knowledge of the chemical, bacteriological, and laboratory processes used in water treatment; knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water supply and treatment facilities and equipment; demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and carry out work with only general supervision; ability to interpret results of water tests, assess operating conditions and make successful operational decisions.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: Three years of progressively responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of public water treatment systems: An associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 years of experience, and a bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for 3 years of experience; ability to obtain Oregon WT I Certification within 6 months of hire; graduation from a senior high school or GED; a satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; Oregon Water Treatment II Certification within 2 years of hire.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of Level I, II or III Water Treatment Certificates at time of hire; previous experience working under minimal supervision.

A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Any veteran who has special qualifications and/or transferable skills in the management and operation of a water treatment plant should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.cbnbh2o.com To download employment application go to “About Us” tab/employment.

First consideration of applications: June 1, 2016 – position open until filled.

For more information contact Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 or email karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR


WATER TREATMENT PLANT SUPERVISOR
$5,211-$6,651/mo. with excellent benefits
(COLA effective 7/1/16 – 2.25%)

Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery are abound, providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board serves a customer base of 12,875 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend and the surrounding area outside the city limits.

The Water Treatment Plant Supervisor leads the Water Treatment Section under the general supervision of the Operations Manager. The Water Treatment Plant Supervisor exercises full supervision of employees in the Water Treatment Section, manages the operations and maintenance of a 12 MGD surface supply conventional treatment plant; manages watershed and wellfield water quality through development and implementation of source water protection/wellhead protection plans; manages operation of utility’s water quality laboratory for quality control and compliance analysis; assumes fiscal responsibility by participating in the preparation of and operating within an approved annual budget.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: Five years progressively responsible experience in water treatment plant operation and maintenance, graduation from a senior high school or GED and an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, environmental studies or related field.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES: Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within 1 year of hire; experience and education suitable to qualify under Oregon Health Authority rules as Technical Director of the Water Board’s state certified microbiological laboratory.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental studies or related field; Oregon Grade III Treatment Plant Operator Certification at time of hire; experience with computerized maintenance management programs and Microsoft application software.

A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Any veteran who has special qualifications and/or transferable skills in the management and operation of a water treatment plant should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.cbnbh2o.com. To download employment application go to “About Us” tab/employment.

First consideration of applications: June 16, 2016 – position open until filled

For more information contact Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 or email karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

General Manager / Treasurer

GENERAL MANAGER/TREASURER $ 75,000. - $ 90,000. (DOE) Open Until Filled


Whitworth Water District is accepting applications for its General Manager/Treasurer position. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Commissioners and manages the daily operation of the District in accordance with the objectives and policies of the Board, coordinating these with other governmental agencies, District customers, the community and the media. The General Manager is responsible for ensuring the District's compliance with all applicable State/Federal statutes and other governmental regulations. The General Manager will undertake analysis of and provide information to the District's Board of Commissioners concerning water rates and charges, accounting and financial, personnel, project status and short and long term strategic planning issues to accomplish the vision and mission of the District. The General Manager is also responsible for all staffing needs including hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations.


As the General Manager is also the District's Treasurer, the applicant must be capable of being bonded and must have the necessary experience in fiscal and financial matters to be able to carry out the responsibilities and duties of a County Treasurer as such powers, responsibilities and duties relate to and pertain to a public water district.


Prior to employment a criminal history background check, driving, reference and credit checks and a drug test will be conducted for the top candidates.
The application form, a detailed position profile and the compensation package outline are available online at www.whitworthwater.com or by contacting Tom at 509-466-0550.


A letter of interest, District application and resume must be received to be considered for review. Failure to submit all required application materials will lead to disqualification from the selection process. Please submit your letter, District application and resume to Whitworth Water District, c/o HR, 10828 N. Waikiki, Spokane, WA. 99218. The recruitment will remain open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Whitworth Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free environment.