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Current Openings:

Water Resources PE/PM & EITs @ www.jub.com

Civil Engineer (PE/PM) – Municipal Water Resources Location: Lewiston, Idaho

Position Overview: JUB Engineers, Inc. an ENR Top 400 Design Firm is seeking a Municipal Water Resources Engineer to work in our Lewiston Office. A desire for career growth and leadership through development of clients and staffing resources is a key to success. We’re positioned to deliver our innovative services to allow our clients to succeed while providing a long-term, stable work environment. Short and long-term activities include… • Managing and coordination of existing public agency and private sector clients and relationships. • Business development and relationship building with municipal and private sector clients. • Proposal writing and interviewing for potential projects. • Project Management for report, design and construction phase services for various public agency water and sewer projects. • Facility planning of sewer and water infrastructure related to public agency service area expansion, regionalization and master plan updates. • Developing scope of work and design budgets for public water and sewer projects. • Project schedule and budget management for report, design and construction phase services. • Supervision of support staff assigned to projects including drafters, EIT’s, project engineers and construction observers, as needed. • Coordination of multi-discipline projects including structural, mechanical, electrical engineering expertise and management of sub-consultants. • Interaction with government agencies for necessary permits, crossing agreements, easements, encroachments and other necessary requirements. • Interaction or attendance of public meetings, public forum and open houses to discuss project details, informing the public. • Construction administration services including construction surveying coordination, observation, shop drawing review, processing of pay applications and contract closeouts. • Attend city council and planning and zoning commission meetings for public clients.

To be successful you will need… • 5+ years of civil engineering design experience in the municipal field. • 2+ years of client and/or project management with increasing responsibilities. • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering • PE license (comity in Idaho and Washington required within two months of starting work). Salary Range: Commensurate with experience. Submit your resumes to: resumes@jub.com Visit our website today at www.jub.com.

Water Treatment Supervisor

WATER TREATMENT SUPERVISOR ($4,755-$6,069/mo. with excellent benefits) Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery abound, providing a quality living and working environment. This position leads the Water Treatment Section under the general supervision of the Operations Director. It 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 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 with filtration endorsement within 6 months 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 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. Application form and full job description are available from Coos Bay North Bend Water Board, Attn: Karen Parker, P. O. Box 539, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420, or by calling (541)267-3128, by faxing (541)269-5370, or e-mail karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com. This position is open until filled. First application review is scheduled for September 2, 2014. 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.

Maintenance Technician - Water

Minimum Salary: $3,577.00 per month Maximum Salary: $5,283.00 per month Employment Type: Full Time Department: Public Works Closes: August 04, 2014 at 11:30 PM (Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary: The City of Redmond, Washington is in search of a committed, enthusiastic, accomplished and innovative person to join our team. Under the direction of the Water Operations Supervisor, this position is responsible for maintenance and operation of the City’s Water System. Redmond’s Water system consists of over 20,000 connections, 330 miles of pipe, 84 PRVs, 10,000 valves, 4,000 hydrants and 5 ground water wells. Duties: Essential Functions: • Inspect, install, repair and replace water mains, meters, PRVs, fire hydrants and other distribution components • Maintenance of water facilities including: Reservoirs, pumps, treatment systems, and building maintenance • Preform reactionary and unidirectional flushing activities • Validate and ground-truth the infrastructure with engineer drawings and GIS maps • Design and implement traffic control plans, and conduct traffic control and flagging • Respond to emergency calls and customer requests • Operate vacuum truck for hydro-excavation, backhoe, boom truck, dump truck, 2-way radio, etc. to repair, maintain, and install components of the water system • Maintain daily work records, input and manage data, and create reports for internal purposes and regulatory compliance Assist other City departments with inspections of new construction • Assist with development of policies, procedures, plans and manuals to ensure tasks and equipment are operated safely and properly and in compliance with applicable regulations and specifications • Provide input into the City’s asset management program; andOther duties as assigned Qualifications: Knowledge of: • Water system maintenance and repair principles and operational procedures • Water hydraulic principles • General construction practices and techniques • Design and implementation of proper traffic control plans • Basic principles and procedures of record keeping and safe work practices • Structure and functions of City government; laws, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to water system maintenance

Skill in: • Excellent customer service • Safe operation of hand and power tools and mechanical equipment such as shovel, chainsaw, pipe cutter, and portable generator • Safe operation of large equipment such as vacuum truck, boom truck, back hoe, front end loader, bobcat, dump truck, and high lift equipment • Minor maintenance of equipment • Flagging and safety requirements for traffic operations • General construction techniques • Occupational hazards and confined space entry • Effective and efficient oral and written communication • Reading and interpreting construction drawings and as-built plans • Conducting inspections and investigations of water related issues • Personal computer and various software applications. MS Office, and ArcGIS preferred Ability to: • Inspect, operate, repair and maintain the water system components • Provide excellent customer service through positive and professional communication • Follow policies and procedures to ensure tasks and equipment are operated safely • Demonstrate a positive attitude and be an effective team player • Accurately record field data manually and by using a variety of software programs • Work overtime to respond to emergencies as needed, including evenings, holidays, and weekends • Work on a 24-hour standby basis several times a year for a week at a time

Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to: High School Diploma and one (1) year of public utility, maintenance, or construction experience or other closely related work experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job. Licenses and Requirements: Valid Washington State Driver’s License is required by date of hire, and a driving record that meets City standards. Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tanker endorsements, Water Distribution Manger I Certification, Washington Traffic Control Flagger Card, Confined Space Entry and Attendant, and First Aid/CPR certifications are preferred, or, ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire. This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in both a clean, climate-controlled office environment and in the field, sometimes during inclement weather. Indoor work consists of using a computer and may require the employee to sit for long periods of time. Outdoor work consists of field work that can expose the employee to hazards of a construction site, traffic, potentially toxic gases and fumes, and exposure to noise, chemicals, paints, and dust. The employee must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds, carry a backpack, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces. Requires manual dexterity, hearing and visual acuity.

Union Affiliation: Fulfillment of bargaining unit agreement membership is required within 30 days of hire. Benefits: The City of Redmond provides a generous benefits package including: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance. City Values: Integrity: We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities Commitment to Service: We are dedicated to seeking solution for our community Selection Process: The City is accepting applications from internal and external applicants, and may also review existing application pools to fill this position. Please send a resume and cover letter with your application to https://www.govjobstoday.com. Be sure to list all relevant training and certifications. Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phases of selection which may include a test and interviews. Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form to have a thorough background investigation conducted.

Experienced Proposal Coordinator for Engineering Firm

RH2 Engineering, Inc., (www.rh2.com) is a multi-disciplinary, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Bothell, with eight offices throughout Washington and Oregon. We provide high-quality engineering and scientific services primarily to municipal clients. RH2 is hiring a full-time Proposal Coordinator to join our marketing team in the Bothell office. This fast-paced position requires a team player who shows initiative and takes ownership of his/her areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will bring together top notch organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills along with a keen eye for detail and commitment to quality. Preferred candidates will have 3+ years' experience in the RFQ/RFP and interview preparation process in the engineering, construction, architectural or similar industry. Strong copy writing, editing and proofreading skills are essential. Primary Responsibilities: • Assume the lead role in preparation of responses to RFQs & RFPs through collaboration with project managers and with input from various team members • Read and analyze RFQs/RFPs and establish priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review and approval in order to meet proposal deadlines • Edit proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity and compliance with requirements, minimizing style differences from multiple authors and contributors • Maintain proposal tracking system and participate in weekly meetings • Develop and maintain library of boiler plate qualifications materials including staff resumes, project descriptions, and company profiles • Identify opportunities for improvement in both the quality of our responses and the efficiency of the response process • Prepare and review interview materials and presentations • Assist project teams in preparation of deliverables to ensure consistency of corporate image • Maintain brand integrity and quality control in all proposals and marketing materials • Manage electronic and hard copy files • Other marketing-related activities as assigned Required Skills, Education and Experience: • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills with the ability to respond to constantly changing needs and schedules • Ability to lead projects from start to finish with minimal supervision • Ability to work collaboratively with teams in multiple offices • Excellent verbal, written and group communication skills with proven writing and editing experience • Superior follow-through capabilities and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines • Minimum of 0 - 5 years’ related experience, preferably in engineering, construction, architecture or related industry • Bachelors degree in marketing, communications, English or a related field is preferred • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint; experience with InDesign is a plus Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to careers@rh2.com.

Process Development Engineer - Drinking Water

Organizational Overview: HaloSource is a recognized worldwide leader in clean water and antimicrobial technology and a creator of cutting-edge solutions that benefit people and the planet. Founded in 2002 in Seattle, Washington, HaloSource has grown to become an influential global innovator with offices and processing plants all over the world, including Bangalore India and China. We are partnering with top companies and “thought leaders” across the globe to make water better. HaloSource, Inc. (HALO.LN), trades on London's AIM stock exchange.

Position Summary The Process Development Engineer position is critical in building and maintaining the company's product pipeline in three main areas in the drinking water business: process development, product characterization, and production support. The PD Engineer will partner with R&D to transform bench scale processes into commercially viable, processes (refining raw material requirements into quality specifications; translating the lab scale process into equipment specifications, process flow diagrams, P&ID's, and material and energy balances) and to supplement the data set provided by R&D to develop the manufacturing batch record and specifications; and end-user guidelines. The process development engineer must be comfortable working in a lab, developing design of experiments, and specifying and trouble-shooting full scale commercial equipment. He/she will work across organizational, customer, supplier, and geographic lines to help ensure the safe, efficient, and effective production processes of quality products. This position reports to the Director of Process Engineering and is location in Bothell WA Responsibilities Operations point of contact with R&D for new and modified products. • Partner with R&D Chemists to understand lab process - generate process flow diagrams and material balances. • Develop operating parameter matrix of what has and has not been studied and to what extent. • Partner with R&D to supplement existing data with lab and/or pilot scale studies. • Take existing information on RM's and translate them into a commercial specification. Transfer new and modified chemical processes to either pilot or commercial scale. • Assist in assembling a technical transfer package. • Work collaboratively with R&D, Operations, Quality and Safety to document and design appropriate Process Qualifications and the corresponding batch records. • Provide on-site support during process start-up and qualification. International Travel will be required. Support on-going Production. • Work with our partners (both internal and contractual) to ensure best practices are shared and implemented globally as needed. • Work with internal and contract manufactures to implement process monitoring to allow/set more appropriate performance standards. • Perform Process Hazards Analyses (PHAs) on existing and new process designs. • Generate equipment design specifications and assist in procurement of key equipment. • Provide technical assistance in identification and qualification of vendors/suppliers of equipment and materials/chemicals.

Background and Qualifications • BS/MS in Chemical Engineering • Minimum experience 3 years in a Process Engineer role • Experience utilizing techniques for process optimization and problem solving. • Experience with “point of use” devices is desired. • Working knowledge of synthetic chemistry and water chemistry as it relates to drinking water treatment is a plus. • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Excel and MS Project. Experience with engineering software, utilization of SolidWorks is a plus. • Ability to periodically travel domestically and internationally. Valid passport with ability to obtain U.S. and international travel visas. HaloSource offers a total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, stock options, health & welfare benefits, and career opportunities and growth. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@halosource.com. HaloSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Production Operator I

SPRINGFIELD UTILITY BOARD Springfield, OR DIVISION: Water Service Center REPORTS TO: Water Superintendent STATUS/HOURS: Non-Exempt / Full Time Monday – Friday / 7:00 – 3:30 HOURLY WAGE: $29.83/hr BARGAINING UNIT: IBEW Local 659 POSTING DATE: Friday, July 18, 2014 CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Duties include, but are not limited to: Operates slow sand filtration and granular activated carbon treatment plants, pH control facilities wellfields, chlorination facilities, booster pump stations, pressure reducing valves and reservoir storage facilities. Monitors water quality and system operating parameters and adjusts flow rates, pressures, chlorine dosages, chemical feed systems and reservoir levels as needed to meet system demand requirements and water quality standards. Performs basic operation of SCADA systems, personal computers and programmable logic controllers. Assists with planning and works on installation, repair and maintenance projects including, but not limited to: source meters, pumps, motors, piping, electrical and fiber optic devices, SCADA systems, chemical feed systems, automatic flow and pressure regulating valves at pump stations, water reservoirs, water treatment plants and other auxiliary facilities and grounds PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB DESCRIPTION LOCATED ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SUBUTIL.COM PRIOR TO APPLYING

Qualifications and Experience: Must have a minimum of two years experience in water distribution systems and treatment plant operations and maintenance. Must possess and maintain a Water Distribution Level I Certification and a Water Treatment Plant Operator Level I Certification from the State of Oregon, or the ability to obtain such certifications within 24 months. Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrated skills with mechanical and electrical equipment and fundamental knowledge in the use of programmable logic controllers. Must possess and maintain a current Class A-CDL driver’s license with a Haz-Mat endorsement, or must obtain within six months of employment. Must be a self-starter who can complete tasks with limited direction and supervision. Must be able to manage multiple work assignments. Must have experience with personal computers and Microsoft Office programs. Must have basic knowledge of electronics, trouble shooting of electronic equipment, including identification, measurement, repair and/or replacement of electronic components. Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude/ability with production, treatment, pressure regulating, storage and pumping equipment. Must have basic knowledge of groundwater, surface water, water chemistry, water quality, microbiology and wellhead/watershed protection programs. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form. How to Apply: A completed SUB Application of Employment, cover letter and resume are required. You may complete the application on line. Upon completion please print and sign the application. You may also apply at 223 “A” Street, Suite H or call Human Resources at 541-726-2398. Applications can be mailed to SUB - HR, PO Box 300, Springfield, OR 97477. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Drug Free Work Place

Civil Engineering Designer

PROFILE OF COMPANY: Gray & Osborne has provided professional engineering services to public agencies throughout Washington State since 1935. We specialize in the planning, design, and construction management of water, sewer, transportation, and utility systems. The opening is in our Vancouver office located at 8513 Hazel Dell Avenue, Suite 202.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary responsibilities are the preparation of Plans, Specifications, Estimates, and Reports for water, sewer, and roadway facilities for municipalities and special purpose districts. Duties include project management, client interaction, and the management and mentoring of engineering and technical staff. At least four years of progressive responsibility in Civil Engineering design and a Washington State P.E. or the ability to obtain one within six months is required. Hydraulic Modeling experience a plus.

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a creative and collaborative environment where you are can be part of a design team providing service to small to medium sized communities throughout Southwest Washington and Northern Oregon.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Able to work well with others in a collaborative manner. • Able to perform all functions of the job accurately and in a timely manner. • Able to work under pressure and time constraints. • Possesses high energy and willingness to learn. • Ability to prioritize and simultaneously manage multiple projects.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please email resume to grayosborne@g-o.com or mail to Gray & Osborne, Inc., 701 Dexter Ave No, #200, Seattle, WA 98109 Gray & Osborne, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Should you need reasonable accommodations to facilitate the application process, please email us at grayosborne@g-o.com or call 206-284-0860.