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:

Utility Worker III

CITY OF SILETZ The City of Siletz is seeking a full-time Utility Worker with a minimum Wastewater Treatment Level 1 or Water Treatment Level 1 Certification (either or both). Looking for a worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a clean driving record. Will be required to perform on-call evenings, weekends on a rotation basis, as well as the ability to perform manual labor in inclimate weather. Annual salary range $ 31,000.00 to $ 34,000.00 with *benefits. Salary DOQ – for complete job description and application contact the City of Siletz, 215 W. Buford, Siletz, Oregon or @ www.cityofsiletz.org, Application Deadline – October 17th, 2014, 4 pm The City of Siletz is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

Utilities Telemetry Technician

The City of Bellevue is currently accepting applications for a Utility Telemetry Technician. This position reports to the Telemetry & Security Systems Analyst and is critical to the City’s utility infrastructure, and the security thereof. The Technician is primarily responsible for maintaining the City’s telemetry lines, fiber and related systems as well as applicable instrumentation used by the City’s water, sewer, storm water and other departments. For more information about this position and how to apply online go to the City of Bellevue jobs website at www.bellevuewa.gov/RegularJobs

Process Development Engineer

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.  This includes refining raw material requirements into quality specifications; translating the lab scale process into equipment specifications, developing process flow diagrams, P&ID's, and material and energy balances.   Additionally, the PD Engineer will supplement the data set provided by R&D to develop the manufacturing batch record and end-user specifications and guidelines. 

This position is located in our Bothell Washington office, reports to the CTO, is a member of the Research and Development Management Team, and will partner with our HaloSource Chemists and our Manufacturing Operations Team on process development and scale up.  This role works across organizational, customer, supplier, and geographic lines to help ensure safe, efficient, and effective product production processes. 

The ideal candidate will have; a degree in chemical engineering or equivalent work experience, experience in a chemical manufacturing environment, experience in a research environment  working with scientists, several years of experience in a volume scale operation, and an interest in bringing best practices to our organization.   This is a great opportunity for someone who is as excited as we are about bringing clean drinking water to the world. 

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 7 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.

 

Meter Reader

Rockwood Water People's Utility District is recruiting for a Meter Reader. The District has 13,200 meters which are generally read using a hand held device. Almost all meters are read by one person; a few in vaults are read by two people. The District is seeking an individual whose primary job would be to read meters, but also would occasionally maintain and repair meters and meter boxes. To the extent training is needed to perform these functions, the District will provide it. The District expects a Meter Reader to read accurately 400-500 meters per day. Besides the ability to perform duties described above, the Meter Reader must have appropriate math skills, computer skills, communication skills, physical capacity to perform the functions, ability to drive a small, three-wheel vehicle on city streets and in neighborhoods, and a valid driver's license. The job description can be viewed at the www.rwpud.org, as well as instructions for applying for the job. The salary range $38,944 - $48,680.

District Manager

The Consolidated Irrigation District No. 19 (CID) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of District Manager. The District Manager will be selected and available to begin employment within the first two weeks of November, 2014. Manager will report to a five member Board of Directors and will be responsible for independently implementing the policies and objectives established by the Board.

The Manager will have overall management responsibility for all aspects of CID operations. Some of these responsibilities will include: the management of field and office staff; management of CID infrastructure; long term planning; project management for repair, maintenance and new construction projects; management of engineering service and construction contracts; customer relations; implementation of regulatory or oversight agency requirements; management of the district finances; budget development; implement safety requirements; assure compliance with public works requirements and applicable regulations; oversight of procurement activities; and assure that routine facility and equipment maintenance activities are conducted.

The CID is seeking qualified candidates with the following experience and capabilities: • Must have considerable knowledge and experience related to management principles at the local government level and have demonstrated experience with public budgeting, finance and personnel management requirements. • Demonstrate project management experience with the ability to effectively manage project scope, schedules and budgets associated with complex engineering and construction projects. • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be capable of maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships with CID Board of Directors, staff, patrons, municipalities, utilities, oversight agencies, and other business and industry contacts. • Must be capable of analyzing complex problems, conducting necessary research, and use sound judgment in making decisions about difficult program, budget and administrative issues. • Experienced with policy formation, program planning and implementation, and strategic planning development. • Should be experienced with domestic water delivery systems and operations requirements and be familiar with applicable regulations. Other related public works experience may be applicable to this position. • A minimum of five years related experience in a management role is required. • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with supplemental engineering or public works training is strongly desired. • Washington State Department of Health – WDM #3 certification

Benefits: Starting salary is based upon relevant experience. Benefits include holiday pay, vacation, medical and dental insurance, sick leave and Washington State Retirement. The District is located in the east end of the Spokane Valley. Thirty-four (34) deep wells deliver domestic, commercial, industrial and irrigation water service to approximately 7,800 accounts and 7,600 acres. Qualified candidates are encouraged to express their interest in applying for this position by submitting a resume and cover letter, including references, to the Consolidated Irrigation District No. 19, attention Board of Directors, 120 N Greenacres Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, by September 1, 2014.

Water Resources PE/PM & EITs

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.

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.