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 recieve after payment.

Rates:

$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Water Treatment Plant Superintendent

The City of Grants Pass invites applications for the full time position of Water Treatment Plant Superintendent for the Public Works Department. The Superintendent is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 20 MGD conventional water treatment facility originally constructed in 1931. This position is also responsible for eight remote reservoir sites and 13 booster stations. The treatment plant serves a growing population of 35,076 and is situated on the banks of the wild and scenic Rogue River. The Superintendent reports to the Public Works Director and is responsible for the supervision of five full time employees as well as seasonal and part time temporary staff. Minimum Qualifications: An Associate’s Degree and six years of directly related experience, two of which must be supervisory or lead; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensing Requirements: An Oregon Driver’s License-Class C and Oregon Grade III Water Treatment Certificate with Filtration Endorsement are also required. The annual salary range is $62,778 to $79,435 plus an additional incentive of $75 per month for a Bachelor’s Degree. Application packets are available online at www.grantspassoregon.gov or at the City Municipal Building, Room 205, 101 NW “A” Street, Grants Pass; 541-450-6050. A completed application, cover letter, resume and supplemental questionnaire must be received by Deadline: February 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm. EEO/AA

Water Operations Manager

General Position Summary: Plans and directs the activities and personnel of the Water Operations Division. Responsible for the effective and efficient utilization of equipment, materials, and personnel to complete water distribution and treatment maintenance programs in a timely and cost effective manner. Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Prepares various official reports for federal and state agencies. Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities: •Plan and assign work to lead workers in the water utility department •Recruitment, selection evaluation, training and development of division personnel. Administer performance management in accordance with personnel policies and/or collective bargaining agreement. •Schedule, assign, coordinate and inspect activities of the water maintenance personnel and contractors; assure that there is a regular check of water stations, well houses and reservoirs, water samples and test ph levels are tested, repair and/or replacement of water lines, pumps and pressure reducing valves are monitored and maintained •Develop or assist in the development of training programs for assigned staff; administer training programs •Approve and maintain records for employee work sheets, absences, overtime, and vacation requests •Responsible for the Water Facilities Inventory (WFI) and water operating permit compliance with Washington State Department of Health and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements •Inspect work on projects to ensure compliance to standards; recognize and correct conditions that are in violation of safety and health standards •Communicate with department personnel and the public to resolve issues, complaints, concerns, or questions related to division work or activities •Confer with the Public Works Director, City Engineer and/or Senior Analyst to determine project priorities and to coordinate activities with other City departments •Attend or facilitate various meetings and trainings •Assure the completion of reporting for the water utility including; Comprehensive Water System Plan updates, engineering standards updates, Consumer Confidence Report, Water Conservation Program, Cross Connection Control Program, Water Facilities Inventory, Vulnerability Assessment and Well head protection plan •Prepare and maintain various records and reports for the division, including: inspection forms, citizen contacts, purchase orders and invoices, weekly reports, maintenance records, maps, construction plans, documentation logs, phone log, etc. •Updates emergency preparedness plan in accordance with Washington State Department of Health requirements and conducts/facilitates table top exercises both internally and with water purveyors in the Clark County region •Manage and maintain division budget, make budgetary recommendations to management •Requisition materials, supplies and equipment as necessary for Water Utility functions; Public Works Director, or City Engineer/Deputy Public Works Director approval for large purchases •Other duties as needed Education and/or Experience: •High school education or equivalent •Some vocational or on the job training in a relevant area •Five to eight years Water/Wastewater experience •Two to four years supervisory experience •Water Distribution Manager 3 Certification (with ability to obtain WDM4 within twelve months) •Water Treatment Plant Operator 1Certification •Washington State Class A CDL •First Aid/CPR certified •Blood Born Pathogens training •Confined Space training For complete job description and application process, please go to the Human Resources page of our website at: www.cityofwashougal.us The City of Washougal is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Project Engineer

Project Engineer Department: Engineering/Technical Services Salary Range: $4,700 to $5,400 per month salary DOQ Sunrise Water Authority has earned an excellent reputation for providing safe, reliable water service to approximately 44,000 people encompassing Happy Valley, parts of the City of Damascus, and areas of unincorporated Clackamas County. SWA offers an exciting opportunity with excellent benefits that include medical/dental/vision insurance, PERS retirement plan and paid time off, as well as the opportunity to grow your career while working in a sustainable organization that provides the community our most precious resource – water. Job Description: The primary role is to serve as an experienced member of the engineering staff, executing basic day-to-day assignments from the Engineering Manager. This position is also expected to lead small workgroups and lead task assignments. This person should have advanced knowledge of engineering principles and practices, as well as advanced hydraulic and related modeling experience. Typical work may include design support and construction management, SCADA operations, development review, and preparation of related technical memorandum and reports. The position will also support the agency’s asset management program, including capital planning, infrastructure renewal and replacement scheduling, and construction cost estimating. The work will also be expected to be coordinated with Field Operations staff and related field deployment of engineering functions. This position will normally work with limited supervision and is expected to work independently on a regular basis or as a member of a team. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher in civil, mechanical or environmental engineering; 3-5 years of experience in water utility operations or related functions; and recently licensed as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Oregon (or able to sit for the PE exam within one year). In addition, preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of AutoDesk and ArcGIS Online (or Server) software, along with InfoWater or H2ONet hydraulic modeling software. Special Requirements: The qualified candidate must have the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check, have a valid Oregon driver’s license upon appointment with a satisfactory driving record. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED; INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF 1/4/16 TO APPLY: Please follow the application instructions under “Applying for a Position” on the SWA website at www.sunrisewater.com by clicking on "Doing Business\Employment". Sunrise Water Authority is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is a non-smoking, drug-free environment.