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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.

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$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Utility Worker

Job Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm Salary: $3,640 – $4,500 Monthly – DOE Job Description: The Utility Worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in construction, maintenance, landscape, or repair operations of District facilities including installing, maintaining or repairing water lines and reading water meters. Assignments involve the safe use of a variety of hand and power tools; and the safe operation of construction equipment and maintenance equipment. This position performs a variety of task such as but not limited to routine maintenance of buildings, equipment, and vehicles. Work may be performed in inclement weather for extended periods of time and hazardous locations such as street areas, ditches and confined spaces For more information and a detailed copy of the job description and application, visit, http://www.wswd.org/Employment.asp West Slope Water District PO Box 25140 Portland, OR 97298 (503) 292-2777 Position: Open Until Filled – First Review: July 8, 2015 West Slope Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Engineering

Job Title: Director of Engineering Job Post: Director of Engineering Tracking Code 351-110 Job Description 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 portfo lio. 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. Required Skills •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 •Goo d 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 PowerPoint •Effective oral and written communication skills •Must possess a valid Idaho state driver’s license Required Experience •Minimum 15 years experience as project engineer or engineering management for water utility projects includ ing: 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 schedules. •Understanding of and experience in private utility business and regulations preferred. •Understanding of and experience in western water rights laws/practices a plus. Job Location Boise, Idaho, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular How to apply https://unitedwater-openhire.silk road.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.presubmission (if hyperlink does not work, copy and paste into web browser)

Water Treatment Operator

Tracking Code 544-110 Job Description Maintains water production and quality for public consumption. Regulates system pressure, monitors booster stations and storage facilities, and observes treatment conditions. Operates and maintains Class IV water treatment plants, green sand/ammonia plants and well systems on-site and using Supervisory Control Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer equipment and personal computers in the most efficient manner. Representative duties may include: • Conducting routine water testing and recording test results. • Monitoring all charts, gauges, and other operation equipment. • Calculating the chemical feed rate required, calibrating feed equipment, and adjusting feed rate per lab tests or supervisor instructions. • Performing and recording routine and special installation, maintenance, and/or repair of all equipment and grounds, and maintaining good housekeeping procedures. • Preparing and submitting routine state and regulatory reports for review. • Analyzing system parameters and determining when additional help is required (e.g. a main break). • Maintaining appropriate chemical inventory levels. • Operating water treatment plants, wells, and appurtenant equipment using computers. Required Skills High school degree or equivalent to include coursework in Chemistry, Biology, Algebra, and Geometry. Drinking Water Treatment II (DWT-2) at the start of employment or within 1 year after the minimum time frame as established by the Idaho State Board of Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals (IBOL). Valid state driver's license. Required Experience Basic knowledge of water treatment methods, water chemistry, federal, state, and local drinking water regulations, and water distribution/collection systems. Basic knowledge of computer control systems, programmable logic controllers, and instrumentation for monitoring and control. Familiarity with routine maintenance procedures for production, treatment, and control equipment. Ability to transport up to 80 lbs., physical ability/dexterity to perform maintenance/repairs, and basic ability to use microcomputer. Preferred: • Previous experience in laboratory practices or water treatment. Job Location Boise, Idaho, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Apply Online https://unitedwater-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=544&company_id=30110&version=1&jobBoardId=1112 Direct questions to Kevin Tarantino 1-201-767-2806.

Utility Project Manager

The City of Bend is actively recruiting a Utility Project Manager position supporting a variety of department level maintenance and construction projects for the City’s utilities infrastructure projects. This is a great opportunity for an experienced project manager who is interested in leveraging their talents and skills to lead dynamic and engaging projects. You will join a team of professionals to provide reliable infrastructure and sustain the quality of life in the City of Bend. Under general supervision, the Utility Project Manager (UPM) performs complex technical work in project management of department level maintenance and construction projects for the City’s utilities infrastructure projects. Manage all aspects of assigned projects, coordinate the efforts of city staff associated with specific projects and provide technical assistance in support of assigned projects. Serves as a member of Department management team evaluating performance and program effectiveness. Required application materials include the online city application, online submission of a personal resume and a detailed cover letter summarizing qualifications, experience and interest in the position no later than the closing date and time specified for this job announcement. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Managing Engineer/Local Leader

We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Leader and Client Service Manager with a demonstrated background in business development, client relations, and delivery of municipal water, wastewater and stormwater engineering projects, and a history of successfully leading professionals to join our team. This position in our Olympia, WA office will serve as a key leadership team member in growing our business in the greater Puget Sound area. In this capacity, you will have responsibilities that include overseeing the administration of the Olympia office, sales, client development, client relationship management, professional engineering services proposal writing and contract scope, schedule and price preparation, and client service team leadership. Job Expectations: In this position you will work closely with the Northwest Area Leader and other team members to help lead the development and execution of the Washington business plan and meet company objectives including growth, profitability and diversification targets in the area and West Region. You will help develop new key clients each year in connection with planned targets and with the assistance of other senior staff in the office and region. As the Local Leader, you will manage the day to day operations of the Olympia office. Additional Responsibilities to include: • Provide marketing and technical leadership during the procurement and execution of key projects • Lead projects related to related to Water, Wastewater treatment plant planning, studies, and design • Drive project execution activities to meet revenue and performance goals • Execute sales plan in collaboration with CSMs and Area Leader • Lead a group of professionals and recruit new talent • Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents and deliverables • Supervise and coordinate the work of others on projects including remote design staff to ensure proper and timely execution on projects • Resolve client issues in a professional and appropriate manner, and promote/insure project execution and delivery • Maintain liaison with clients, BC regional and national wastewater practitioners, and jurisdictional agencies • Help mentor, and provide direction for less experienced staff Desired Skills and Experience: • B.S. degree in related engineering field (Civil, Environmental etc.) required; M.S. degree in related engineering field with a focus on wastewater and water preferred • Professional registration in Washington, or the credentials to obtain registration in a timely manner is also required • 10 or more years of increasingly-responsible experience with previous project management experience required • Experience with water/wastewater design, planning and studies along with leadership on projects • Ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell’s local, regional, and national water and wastewater practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff • Self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight deadlines • Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience a plus • Previous supervisory experience with strong written and verbal communication skills required

General Manager

Salary: $115,000 to $125,000 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits Vacancy Due to Retirement 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. The Water Board is jointly owned by the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend. The utility serves a population of approximately 35,000 through 12,800 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend, and the surrounding area outside the city limits. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors, who are appointed by the Cities. The General Manager exercises management over all Water Board functions through general supervision of the Operations Manager, Finance Manager, Engineering Manager and Administrative Assistant. The utility employs 38 FTE. The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board seeks candidates for this position who will continue to lead the utility in proactive water resource, operations and infrastructure management. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of senior responsible water system management or similar governmental service sector agency operation; knowledge of water utility operations, finance and administrative services. Ability to present ideas clearly, orally and in writing. Build and maintain strong positive working relationships with the Board of Directors, Board staff and other governmental organizations; understand customer service as a priority in utility operations; ability to create and understand financial plans and monitor fiscal performance; apply methods and procedures used in project management and control; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties. Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related water utility discipline is required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS – Advanced degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or discipline related to the effective management of a water utility; Certification as a Water Treatment or Distribution Operator; Registration as a Professional Engineer To view the full job description, please visit our website: www.cbnbh2o.com. Application forms are available from Coos Bay North Bend Water Board’s Personnel Department. Contact Karen Parker at karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com; (541)267-3128; or by faxing (541)269-5370. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE. First consideration of applications: July 20, 2015.

Lead Maintenance Worker

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, salary based on experience. Send resume to P O Box 100, North Lakewood WA 98259. This position will remain open until filled.

Infrastructure Client Service Manager (Managing Engineer)

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%. Job Expectations: 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: -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 -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.

Water Treatment Facility Lead/Senior Operator

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.