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 recieve after payment.
$90 for 90 days.
Infrastructure Client Service Manager (Managing Engineer)
Posted: April 22, 2015
Brown and Caldwell’s Northwest Area is looking for a strategic Client Service Manager with an established track record of marketing, winning, and executing projects and programs within the municipal sector. The accomplished and achieving Client Service Manager (CSM) will be highly recognized and regarded in Brown and Caldwell (BC) and would be responsible for helping our Seattle Office grow the water (wastewater, potable water, and stormwater) Infrastructure business throughout the Puget Sound and Northwest. Characteristics of the CSM include the proven ability to generate and sustain significant revenue from environmental and engineering projects in the local and national marketplace. This position will focus on sales in the Water sectors.
The successful candidate will maintain, leverage and expand their exceptional relationships with local and national municipal clients. The candidate will have the ability to navigate and align the client organization with BC’s team of experts and resources, provide oversight on technical assignments, ensure profitable performance and superior quality delivery, and exceed client expectations. The first year sales target should be $1M net revenue, with expected growth in subsequent years. The appropriate utilization target, depending on booked new business achievement, ranges from 40% to 60%.
Primary focus will be on existing clients and services. Other responsibilities to include:
-Develop and capture unsolicited opportunities with clients
-Integrate infrastructure services from a business development and client service perspective with the Area, Regional and National Program.
-Develop and grow opportunities in excess of $2M annually
-Client focus resulting in direct interaction and growth around key target clients; perform as portfolio manager and/or CSM
-Demonstrate technical acumen and value while providing direct project oversight/engagement
Serve as a primary point of contact. Act as the primary point of contact for matters related to BC marketing and service delivery to your select client base. As such candidate will be expected to maintain relationships throughout the client organization, including at the director and executive management level.
Understand client critical success factors. Leverage existing relationships to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the critical success factors (CSFs) of the client organization (including the various departments and employees within the organization).
Coordinate the client service/marketing team. Coordinate and collaborate with a team of BC employees to ensure our service delivery and marketing address client CSFs and BC quality standards and maximize client revenue potential. This includes maintaining and implementing client strategic and tactical action plans to position for future work.
Serve as client’s BC internal advocate. Stay current on all client contracts and projects, and work with BC team members to: identify resources to support projects, troubleshoot or escalate issues, and maintain exceptional client service.
Maintain client opportunity database. Through research and relationships, develop detailed knowledge and a deep understanding of future opportunities with the client(s) across all BC service offerings. Maintain and update this information in BC’s client opportunity tracking database.
Track Financial Information related to client service delivery. Use BC’s project accounting system to track BD costs, booked new business, client revenues, labor multipliers and other key financial metrics.
Marketing. Identify strategic projects and/or programs and lead project pursuits for key clients in the Northwest Area. Also, expand these client relationships as they may exist across the US.
Project Delivery/Management. Serve as client manager and/or senior technical resource or project manager for key clients, where appropriate (approximately 25 to 40% billable goal). Manage BC multi-disciplinary resources to deliver service and products across one or more projects to your client(s). Ensure that BC’s project delivery system (WorkSmart) is applied and that quality reviews are performed.
Operations. As needed, provide input to local leaders and the Area leader to contribute sales data necessary to support goals for staff utilization, revenue, and project profitability.
Leadership. Coordinate with other leaders in the Western Business Unit, as a member of our senior leadership team, to help meet office and regional goals. Provide key input on, and leadership relative to key clients.
Supervision and Staff Development. Position may include supervisory responsibilities. As such the position would include leading staff in the Seattle Office. Lead recruiting efforts to expand wastewater/water core team as appropriate for the business model. This position would report to the Utilities Group Manager.
Visibility. Promote regional BC exposure through selected regional and/or national conferences and committees.
Desired Skills and Experience:
-Minimum of 10 years experience in environmental engineering and consulting industry, specifically in water/wastewater conveyance systems , with progressive responsibilities including marketing and business development
-Proven track record of successfully bringing in and executing profitable assignments for clients and building key target client accounts
-Proven track record of successfully managing projects and delivering on time and on budget while meeting or exceeding client expectations
Ability to properly scope out new business opportunities – this includes:
-Making critical decisions on whether or not to pursue the opportunities
-Developing strategic plans to win pursuits
-Identifying the best teaming partners
Ability to discern new and related markets and help develop plans for getting work in these areas – this includes:
-Understanding skills needed
-Comparing skills needed with current BC capabilities
-Identifying personnel to recruit to help capture these markets
-Ability to motivate others and lead teams to implement business plans for project and client pursuits
-Ability to oversee preparation of key proposals
-BS engineering, geology, or science related discipline required; MS degree preferred
-PE license or related professional registration preferred
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.
Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Planning and Development Engineering Supervisor
Posted: April 3, 2015
Hiring Range: $85,821 - $115,856, DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt
Covington Water District has a great opportunity for a Planning and Development Engineering Supervisor who will plan, organize, direct and control the functions related to the planning and development activities of the Engineering Division. Serves as the planning and development official for the District and regularly updates the Board of Commissioners, General Manager and District Engineer on related activities. Reports to the District Engineer and supervises the Engineering Technician, Construction Inspector and Contract Administrators. May also temporarily supervise Operations Division employees who perform in the role of Inspector as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provides leadership, guidance, technical expertise and determines performance standards, development needs and goals for work group.
•Supervises work of assigned employees; makes hiring recommendations, assigns tasks, schedules work, evaluates performance, provides coaching and mentoring and initiates disciplinary action when appropriate.
•Oversees developer/owner related construction projects.
•Provides developer/owner related projects QA/QC plan review at 60% completion stage for compliance and guidance. Also responsible for final plan approval.
•Conducts pre-design, pre-construction and project status meetings with developers, contractors, District staff and ensures water system projects by both developers/owners and the District are properly designed, managed and constructed.
•Communicates with public, contractors, government agencies and District staff to receive and resolve complaints, accept and consider suggestions, provide information and explanation regarding activities and decisions related to planning and development.
•Primary responsibility for the Districts hydraulic model, including updates and ability to run scenarios on the software as needed.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, minimum of 6 years experience in public works engineering and project management, including a minimum of 5 years of supervisory/management experience. Also requires a Washington State Professional Engineering license, and valid Washington State driver’s license.
We offer a full benefits package to include paid time off (vacation, sick and holiday), full medical 100% paid by District for the employee only level of coverage and 90% paid for dependents, State of Wash. PERS retirement program, disability, life, EAP, $100 District VEBA contribution monthly, and tuition assistance. For full benefits summary see our website at www.covingtonwater.com
Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail:
Covington Water District
18631 SE 300th Place
Covington, WA 98042
Open until May 10, 2015
Water Treatment Facility Lead/Senior Operator
Posted: April 2, 2015
The City of Toledo, Oregon (population 3,485) is recruiting for a Lead/Senior Operator for the Water Treatment Facility.
General duties: Organizes, schedules, assigns, and supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of the Water Treatment Facility and related water facilities. Oregon Water Treatment WT-2 operator certification required and successful applicant must be able to obtain a filtration endorsement within 12-months of employment. Must possess a valid Oregon class C driver license. Salary range: $3,722 - $4,314 per month.
A complete job description and application forms are available at Toledo City Hall and the City’s website www.cityoftoledo.org. Applications must be submitted to Toledo City Hall, PO Box 220 (206 N. Main St.), Toledo, OR 97391. Recruitment is open until filled, with first review of applications April 8, 2015. The City of Toledo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate.
Mid- to Senior-level Civil Engineer
Posted: March 25, 2015
Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a full-service civil and environmental consulting engineering firm serving public works clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. At MSA, we believe our people and our commitment to personal service are what set us apart from others. We are committed to providing a creative and healthy work environment.
We are currently looking for a Mid- to Senior-level Civil Engineer for our Everett, Washington office. If you are looking for a rewarding and stable career with an established firm that provides opportunities for growth and advancement, this may be the place for you.
You will collaborate with a talented group of professionals in an open and friendly work environment, where personal and professional growth is supported and hard work is rewarded. You will enjoy a wide variety of interesting assignments including:
• Working with multidisciplinary technical teams
• Planning and designing improvements to water, wastewater, and stormwater systems
• Managing work programs, project schedules, and budgets
• Writing technical memorandums, engineering reports, and planning studies
• Coordinating with clients
• BS in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
• Professional Engineer (PE) license
• 10-20 years of relevant experience as a civil engineer
Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
• Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and MS Project
• Ability to work and communicate successfully in a team environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with multiple priorities
• Proven record producing quality work products and providing excellent client service
MSA is a growing Pacific Northwest engineering firm of highly skilled professionals with an excellent reputation gained from over 35 years of successful business. With eight offices in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, we enjoy a stable and varied backlog of small and large projects, and a friendly work environment that encourages a positive work/family life balance. We offer excellent opportunities and career advancement for our staff and invest in each team member through mentoring and professional development.
MSA offers a generous benefits package with competitive salary, health/dental/vision insurance, paid time-off, 401(k) retirement plan, and athletic club membership and transit pass subsidies.
If you are interested in joining our team of professionals in a creative and rewarding work environment, please visit http://ht-jobs.net/KZU0EZY to apply.
No phone calls please.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Utility Systems Manager
Posted: March 24, 2015
Utility Systems Manager - City of Longview, WA $5401-$6945 per month, plus excellent benefits This position is a management level position reporting to the Director of Public Works. The work assigned to this position requires considerable responsibility and discretion. This position manages operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's water distribution, water treatment, and sewage collection systems. This position prepares and implements annual work plans, including supporting budgets totaling $17.6 million, subject to review and approval by the Director of Public Works. The fourth level of the Utility Systems Series is responsible for overall management and supervision of the Water, Sewer, and Water Treatment divisions, which could include: assigning, managing and evaluating the performance of subordinate staff; preparing and monitoring annual budgets for the utility divisions; recommending capital improvements; ensuring compliance with State and Federal regulations; writing and implementing operating procedures; and ensuring safe and reliable service to the City’s customers and proper response to emergencies. The Utility Systems Manager is distinguished from the Utility Systems Supervisor in that it is responsible for the budgetary management and work planning of the division. The final candidate will be subject to passing a pre-employment background check. Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree or two-year technical certificate; and 7 or more years of wastewater and/or water distribution and maintenance experience, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience. Note: Additional qualifying experience may, at the discretion of the hiring manager, substitute for the required education or certifications of the assigned position. Licensing Requirements: · Water Distribution Manager 3 · Wastewater Collection Certifications · Cross Connection Control Specialist Certification · Valid Driver's License · First Aid/CPR Certification · Flagging Card
For more information and to apply, visit our website, www.mylongview.com Closes 4/30/15.
Water Treatment Plant Operator I
Posted: March 9, 2015
CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON
WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR I
The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable, experienced professional Water Treatment Plant Operator I. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position that is part of the bargaining unit. The position has a salary range of $3,102.71 - $4,085.70, plus excellent benefits. Starting salary will be based on skills, education and experience.
This position primarily operates, maintains and repairs water supply and treatment facilities. The ideal candidate will be a critical thinker who can troubleshoot, maintain, and repair electrical and mechanical equipment throughout the plant. Experience operating membrane filtration systems preferred.
Minimum qualifications for Plant Operator I:
• Plant Operator I minimum qualifications of:
o High School Diploma or GED
o Minimum one year experience in related field
o Associates Degree in Water Treatment or equivalent field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
o Oregon Water Treatment Level I certification within one year.
• RSVIEW 32 /SCADA experience
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a completed city application form and a letter clearly identifying how the applicant meets the minimum job qualifications. City application forms are available on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov, or picked up from the City Manager’s Office at the Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365. Application materials should be sent to: City of Newport, Attention: Human Resources, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or e-mailed to email@example.com. The position is open until filled.
The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran’s preference provider.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability or protected veteran status.
Client Service Manager - Water/Wastewater Planning (Managing Engineer)
Posted: March 4, 2015
Brown and Caldwell’s Northwest Area is looking for a strategic Client Service Manager (CSM) with an established track record of marketing, winning, and executing projects and programs within the municipal sector. The accomplished and achieving CSM is highly recognized and regarded at Brown and Caldwell and would be responsible for helping our Seattle Office grow municipal water and wastewater planning business throughout the Northwest.
Characteristics of the CSM include the proven ability to generate and sustain significant revenue from environmental and engineering projects in the local and national marketplace, as applicable. This position will focus on sales in the water/wastewater sectors. The successful candidate will maintain, leverage, and expand their exceptional relationships with local and national clients. The candidate will have the ability to navigate and align the client organization with BC’s team of experts and resources, provide oversight on technical assignments, ensure profitable performance and superior quality, and exceed client expectations.
Job Expectations: Primary focus will be on existing clients and services. Other responsibilities to include: •Develop and capture unsolicited opportunities with clients •Integrate water and wastewater planning services from a business development and client service perspective with the Area, Regional, and National Program •Client focus resulting in direct interaction and growth around key target clients; perform as portfolio manager and/or CSM •Demonstrate technical acumen and value while providing direct project oversight/engagement •Execute planning projects involving hydraulic modeling, flow analysis, land uses, growth projections, storage and equalization analysis, inflow and infiltration analysis, asset management, water quality and financial evaluations Serve as a primary point of contact. Act as the primary point of contact for matters related to BC marketing and service delivery to your select client base. As such candidate will be expected to maintain relationships throughout the client organization, including at the director and executive management level. Understand client critical success factors. Leverage existing relationships to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the critical success factors (CSFs) of the client organization (including the various departments and employees within the organization). Coordinate the client service/marketing team. Coordinate and collaborate with a team of BC employees to ensure our service delivery and marketing address client CSFs and BC quality standards and maximize client revenue potential. This includes maintaining and implementing client strategic and tactical action plans to position for future work. Serve as client’s BC internal advocate. Stay current on all client contracts and projects, and work with BC team members to: identify resources to support projects, troubleshoot or escalate issues, and maintain exceptional client service. Maintain client opportunity database. Through research and relationships, develop detailed knowledge and a deep understanding of future opportunities with the client(s) across all BC service offerings. Maintain and update this information in BC’s client opportunity tracking database. Track Financial Information related to client service delivery. Use BC’s project accounting system to track BD costs, booked new business, client revenues, labor multipliers and other key financial metrics.
Marketing. Identify strategic projects and/or programs and lead project pursuits for key clients in the Northwest Area. Also, expand these client relationships as they may exist across the US. Project Delivery/Management. Serve as client manager and/or senior technical resource or project manager for key clients, where appropriate. Manage BC multi-disciplinary resources to deliver service and products across one or more projects to your client(s). Ensure that BC’s project delivery system (WorkSmart) is applied and that quality reviews are performed. Operations. As needed, provide input to local leaders and the Area leader to contribute sales data necessary to support goals for staff utilization, revenue, and project profitability. Leadership. Coordinate with other leaders in the Western Business Unit, as a member of our senior leadership team, to help meet office and regional goals. Provide key input on, and leadership relative to key clients.
Supervision and Staff Development. Position may include supervisory responsibilities. As such the position would include leading staff in the Seattle Office. Lead recruiting efforts to expand our wastewater/water core team as appropriate for the business model. Visibility. Promote regional BC exposure through selected regional and/or national conferences and committees.
Desired Skills and Experience: •BS in engineering, geology, or science-related discipline required; MS degree preferred •PE license or related professional registration preferred •Minimum of 10 years experience in environmental engineering and consulting industry, specifically in water/wastewater planning , with progressive responsibilities including marketing and business development •Proven track record of successfully bringing in and executing profitable assignments for clients and building key target client accounts •Proven track record of successfully managing projects and delivering on time and on budget while meeting or exceeding client expectations •Ability to properly scope out new business opportunities – this includes: ◦Identifying opportunities ◦Making critical decisions on whether or not to pursue the opportunities ◦Developing strategic plans to win pursuits ◦Identifying the best teaming partners •Ability to discern new and related markets and help develop plans for getting work in these areas – this includes: ◦Understanding skills needed ◦Comparing skills needed with current BC capabilities ◦Identifying personnel to recruit to help capture these markets •Ability to motivate others and lead teams to implement business plans for project and client pursuits •Ability to oversee preparation of key proposals This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test. Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply online at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1&rid=2027
Lead Maintenance Worker
Posted: February 19, 2015
Seven Lakes Water Association is a membership based nonprofit water Association with approximately 2200 connections, located in a rural, recreational area Northwest of Marysville WA, close to the I 5 corridor. We are accepting resumes for the position of Lead Maintenance Worker. The position is responsible for planning, supervising, organizing and managing the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system, wells and reservoirs. Duties include water quality monitoring, Cross Connection Control Program, meter installations, work orders, one call locates, safety program, truck maintenance, parts inventory and meter reader/maintenance worker supervision and other duties as assigned. A valid WDM 1 and Cross Connection Certification required. Subject to 24 hour call out on a rotating basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License, with a good driving record is required. The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a safe and drug free work environment. This position is full time with benefits, the starting salary is $21.00 to $28.00 an hour DOE. Send resume to P O Box 100, North Lakewood WA 98259. This position will remain open until filled.
Posted: February 18, 2015
HD Fowler Company is the oldest and largest independent, family-owned distributor of waterworks, irrigation, pumps and wastewater treatment equipment in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the largest in America. We are a 100 year old family owned business where it is our company and employee mission to strive for excellence in all aspects of our business.
1. Job Title: Service Tech - Redmond, Oregon. Position Summary Independently manage and provide various services to customers of waterworks material distributor.
2. Primary Responsibilities and Duties • Perform hot and dry taps from ¾" to 12" diameter holes on various sizes and types of mainline pipe • Pressure test and chlorinate new and existing waterlines using an air-gas mixture • Provide flushing services that include standard de-chlorination and particle flush for private and commercial fire lines • Perform other services such as fire hydrant repair, bacterial samples, sewer testing, and vacuum testing • Communicate directly with customers and schedule your own appointments • Work with management to help ensure accurate pricing for services completed • Be responsible for maintenance, repair, and rental of machines and/or other shop equipment • Work in local branch's warehouse and customer service, and contribute to overall branch operations, when service workload allows • Participate in continuous education • Willingness and ability to learn and perform fusion services as requested • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
3. Minimum Qualifications • Experience performing the above tasks STRONGLY PREFERRED but not required • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills • Ditch safety certification or the ability to obtain it after hiring • Able to lift 75 lbs. on a daily basis, throughout shift • If not current on all tetanus and hepatitis vaccinations, will be required to become so prior to start date • Able to interact positively with, communicate clearly with, and effectively direct all types of coworkers and/or customers • Able to operate in a high-paced, demanding environment under a variety of climates and conditions • Able to work overtime and travel overnight (may include occasional evenings and weekends) • Able to work independently with minimal supervision • Valid state driver's license and clean driving record REQUIRED; License class: Class B WITH HAZMAT endorsement REQUIRED • HDPE experience a Plus EEO - Drug Test Required Excellent Benefit Package: Medical/Dental/Vision, Paid Time Off, 401k, Profit Sharing, Bonus and more! Salary DOE Entry Level starting at $19.25 DOE For more Employment Opportunities at HD Fowler Company please go to: http://www.hdfowler.com/Jobs.aspx
Water Hydroelectric Plant Operator
Posted: February 11, 2015
DATE OPEN: Monday, January 26, 2015
DATE CLOSED: Applications will be accepted until further notice.
SALARY: $41,488 annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $59,633
OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday, except holidays
Performs skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of hydroelectric and water pumping station equipment. Operates a computer to maintain the proper water supply levels by controlling the order of operation of various sized pumps using a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. Reads and interprets the readings of various meters and graphs. Requires knowledge of the operating principles of hydroelectric and pumping station equipment such as pumps, motors, generators, and remote control panels. Performs related work as required. Employee will be required to work weekends and rotating shifts.
OPEN REQUIREMENTS: (All requirements must be met at the time of application.)
High school diploma or equivalent, and four years of experience in the operation of industrial or municipal high-volume pumps, motors, hydroelectric or diesel generators or related equipment. Satisfactory completion of college course work in engineering technology, water distribution technology, or equivalent industrial arts training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of experience. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must obtain a Water Distribution Manager I certificate within one year of appointment and a Class "C" Commercial driver's license (CDL) with Hazardous Materials Endorsement within 90 days of appointment.
NOTE: Individuals in this classification possessing a Washington State Department of Health Water Distribution Manager II or higher certificate are eligible for a two-range pay adjustment. The pay adjustment is contingent on the budget process and Civil Service verification of the certification.
REQUIRED ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS: (Must be received in our office by the closing date.)
Copies of required additional documents may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Verification of valid driver’s license
• DD Form 214 (Member-4) or NGB Form 22, if applicable (See RCW 41.04.010 as to how Veterans Preference is applied.)
The written examination will be conducted on the 4th floor of City Hall in the Civil Service Test Room. Testing dates will be scheduled as needed and candidates will be notified when to appear. Approximate duration of the test is 2 hours. The examination will consist of a written test. Weight is assigned as follows: written test 100%.
The written test may include such subjects as: Computer Knowledge; Reading & Interpreting Data; Equipment Maintenance; Theory of Electricity, Hydraulics, and Mechanics; Work Relations, Training, and Records; Plant Operations
NOTE: Electronic calculators are recommended for the examination and will be furnished by the City. Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the calculators prior to the examination.
To apply online or download and print an application, go to: www.spokanecity.org/jobs. To request an application be mailed to you, call the Civil Service office at (509) 625-6160. If mailing your application, submit to Civil Service Commission: 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201-3315, post marked no later than the closing date stated above.
Posted: February 9, 2015
Tracking Code 349-110
Installs, repairs, maintains and operates water distribution system facilities, grounds and associated equipment. Provide restoration of excavations in grass, sidewalks, roads and performing carpentry, cement work, painting and plumbing as necessary. Performing flow tests, leak surveys, line locations and water quality tests. Obtaining various required water samples and delivering them to lab for analysis. Locating mains and service lines.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to lift up to 90 lbs. in repetitive motions, operates in inclement weather, and enter/exit manholes. Ability to read and interpret maps and use heavy equipment and various hand, gas, electric and hydraulic tools.
Required Experience •Valid state driver''s license, Class A CDL with tanker endorsement or ability to obtain.
•Appropriate state license or certification in distribution operation, or ability to obtain.
•Basic knowledge of groundwater distribution system.
•Ability to use heavy equipment and various hand, gas, electric and hydraulic tools.
•Knowledge of carpentry, cement work, welding, painting and plumbing.
Job Location Boise, Idaho, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary 21.40 - USD
How to apply https://unitedwater-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=349&company_id=30110&version=1&jobBoardId=1112
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
Posted: February 9, 2015
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager
The incumbent will be responsible for developing and overseeing environment, health and safety, and security programs throughout the Division that are compatible with United Water and SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT''S requirements and that allow management to monitor, verify, and strengthen compliance with regulations. Under limited direction, plans, organizes, coordinates and implements the environmental compliance, health and safety, and security programs for the Division; takes action to ensure compliance with federal and state safety, health and environmental regulations and requirements; advises managers on safe work methods and practices and the elimination of environmental hazards; investigates accidents, near misses, and chemical spill/release incidents, and prepares necessary reports to ensure proper reporting measures are met to all internal departments, as well as external regulatory agencies. Interface with corporate EHS team to implement corporate initiatives at the division and project level.
Serve as the contact for the Regulated Segment Environmental Compliance Assurance Program (ECAP), Health and Safety Program, Emergency Response Plan and other activities that enable UW Idaho and Water & Power Technologies to continually improve EH&S performance.
The role will require the oversight, operational support and coordination of all EHS programs, working with corporate and local legal, financial, engineering, and operations management teams to accelerate and improve the effectiveness of our EHS activities and ensure that events are reported in a timely and responsible manner. It will also carry responsibility to conduct investigations and develop/implement remedial programs, where necessary. Serves as local business unit Safety Committee leader.
•Bachelor of Science Degree in civil/environmental engineering or science field such as biology, chemistry, environmental science or equivalent
•Experience in the development/maintenance of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001/9001 compliance programs a plus.
•Working knowledge of federal environmental (EPA), health and safety (OSHA), and security (DHS) and corresponding State regulations.
•Working knowledge of wastewater and water treatment/collection/distribution would be an advantage or will have to be learned within a short timeframe after employment, similar experience in laboratory testing would be of value.
•Proficiency with MS Office Suite computer applications is essential.
•Strong leadership, organizational, technical, communication and presentation skills required.
•Good knowledge of DOT regulations is needed and DOT Supervisor Training is desired
•Desired, but not required, certifications include:
- Authorization by the OSHA Training Institute as an authorized instructor on OSHA Standards for general industry.
- CSP (Certified Safety Professional), or ability to acquire CSP designation.
- CHMM (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager)
- Certifications issued by AWWA and other recognized industrial safety organizations on topics relevant to conducting specific safety training courses and responding to hazardous materials handling operations and chemical spill/release incidents.
•5-7 years of related experience in EH&S compliance. Working knowledge of operational aspects of Water and Wastewater industry would be an advantage.
Boise, Idaho, United States
How to apply
Water Distribution Operator
Posted: February 9, 2015
The City of Moscow, located in the beautiful North Idaho panhandle, is seeking a team-oriented individual to fill a full-time Water Distribution Operator in its Water Department.
Moscow enjoys the comfort of small town life with the cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities of a larger city. Beautiful surroundings and a moderate, four-season climate combined with the home of the University of Idaho make Moscow a great place to live and work.
Essential job functions may include: assisting with the installation of new water mains and services; maintenance and repair of water mains, service lines, hydrants, meters, and other components of the distribution system; reading meters; and investigating customer complaints.
Successful candidates will have knowledge of basic utility construction, maintenance, and repair methods and equipment as well as basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills. Providing excellent customer service and the ability to interact respectfully with colleagues and members of the public is expected at all times.
Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent is required plus the following:
For Operator II: Class B CDL (commercial driver’s license) and Idaho Level II Operator License in water distribution.
For Operator III: Class B CDL (commercial driver’s license) and Idaho Level III Operator License in water distribution.
Starting pay is as followings (Level of appointment and rate per hour is dependent on qualifications):
Operator II: $16.49 – 20.38/hour
Operator III: $19.24 – 23.77/hour
The City offers a full range of benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance; paid life insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; eleven paid holidays per year and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
A completed City of Moscow Application for Employment and a cover letter are required. You may obtain an application from Moscow City Hall, 206 East Third Street, or by calling 208-883-7000, or by visiting the City’s website at www.ci.moscow.id.us. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department located in City Hall. The position is open until filled with the first application review scheduled for March 12, 2015.
The City of Moscow will accord a preference in employment to eligible veterans.
Director of Engineering
Posted: February 9, 2015
Director of Engineering
Leads a team of engineers and support personnel to successfully implement United Water Idaho’s capital investment program, on-time and on-budget, in support of operational and business driven needs. Plans, designs and manages capital additions, replacements, and modifications of the water system (and wastewater if applicable). Ensures capital investments achieve operational and business needs while adhering to company long and short-range financial goals. Ensures the Engineering Department provides engineering technical expertise and counsel to operating personnel to optimize customer service, system operations, and overall business efficiency. Develops Annual and Medium Term Plans (MTP) CapEx Plans, revisions, and forecasts, and ensures creation of, and updates to, company master plans. Oversees and maintains company water rights portfolio. Directly manages engineering and new business professional and technical staff. Selects, hires, manages and directs engineering and other consultants for projects as necessary. Maintains relations and interacts with external entities and regulators such as Idaho Department of Water Resources, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Idaho Public Utilities Commission, city Public Works Directors, OSHA, EPA, etc. to ensure compliance and accomplishment of company needs. Participates as an expert witness in company filings to ensure successful outcomes before the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. Represents United Water in local and regional community activities and associations.
•Excellent leadership, change management, and motivational skills
•Strong analytical and problem solving capability
•Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with internal/external clients
to achieve desired outcomes
•Good organizational skills – ability to prioritize and focus on areas of
significant impact; often managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
•Strong project management skills – ability to lead and work successfully in
a team environment
•Strong knowledge and understanding of state and federal water regulations
•Good knowledge of operational technologies including SCADA, CAD and GIS,
hydraulic network modeling/analysis, work and asset management systems,
AMR/AMI, and the like.
•Good business process analysis and improvement capabilities
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Must possess a valid Idaho state driver’s license
•Minimum 15 years experience as project engineer or engineering management
for water utility projects including: source of supply, treatment, pumping
facilities, storage tanks, new and replacement transmission and distribution
main projects (including service to new developments), and hydraulic
modeling, all ranging in complexity and size.
•Minimum 5 years’ experience managing engineering and related professional
and technical staff required.
•Experience with environmental regulatory framework and permitting, including
drinking water quality standards and compliance.
•Experience in developing, managing, and adhering to project budgets and
•Understanding of and experience in private utility business and regulations
•Understanding of and experience in western water rights laws/practices a
Boise, Idaho, United States
How to apply
https://unitedwater-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.presubmission (if hyperlink does not work, copy and paste into web browser)
Water Treatment Supervisor
Posted: January 21, 2015
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 email@example.com. This position is open until filled. 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.