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 receive after payment.

Rates:

$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Full Time Caretaker

Full Time Caretaker Needed for a small community located on a private island in the San Juan Islands, Washington State. The position requires a broad range of mechanical skills. Class-A Category 1 Systems Class II Water Treatment Plant Operators Level II License (WTPO) and a Water Distribution Manage Level I License a major plus. Salary, benefits and housing provided. For a fuller job description please send your resume and questions to caretakerbimc@gmail.com.

Instrumentation Technician (Water Treatment Plant)

The City of Lake Oswego is searching for someone to perform skilled level activities in support of water treatment and plant maintenance. Responsibilities, as assigned, may include designing, building, installing, and maintaining the control and data collection equipment for the Water Plant and related facilities; equipment maintenance; and development of reports and updating procedures.
This position is represented by the Lake Oswego Municipal Employees Association (LOMEA)/ American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

The Lake Oswego – Tigard Water Partnership Treatment System is a state of the art drinking water treatment plant and water intake facility that will be fully complete in the spring of 2017. Rated to produce 38 Million Gallons per Day (MGD) of water, technologies include Ballasted Flocculation, Ozone Disinfection, High Rate Filtration, and Mechanical Dewatering. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of an asset management and instrument maintenance program for the new facilities.

For complete announcement and instructions to apply, please visit our job board at the following link.
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakeoswego/default.cfm

www.ci.oswego.or.us

Utilities Operations Superintendent

Do you have a passion for Public Service? Do you want to make a positive impact on your community? At the City of Bellevue you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional public service, upholding the public interest and being part of the community vision. You'll work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative and future focused are the status quo. Bellevue welcomes the world, our diversity is our strength. It's what makes the City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live and explore.
The City of Bellevue has adopted a "One City" philosophy with these common goals continually at the forefront:
Sharing leadership, where everyone in the city makes decisions at his or her level of expertise.
Collaborating widely as members of teams and departments, as well as cross-departmentally to produce the best, most effective and creative results for our customers.
Encouraging innovation and process improvements.
Embracing cultural competencies.
The person in this position is responsible for leading the combined Water and Wastewater Operations Section including the SCADA/Telemetry system. This Section is responsible for managing the Utilities 25 Water Reservoirs, 22 Water Pump Stations and 46 Wastewater Pump/Lift Stations as well as 145 Pressure Reducing Valves (PRV's). These assets are used to manage 63 distinct Water pressure zones and 56 Wastewater drainage basins.
In addition, responsibilities include mentoring staff, preparing and monitoring the Sections budget, and leading process improvements that further the goals and outcomes of the individual work groups.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of project management principles, maintenance, and construction techniques.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of public and business administration as applied in a large organization.
Skill in using a personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software in performing duties.
Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions; ability to juggle multiple priorities; ability to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers, contractors, and the general public, both orally and in writing.
Ability to plan, organize, and monitor the work and activities of self and direct reports; ability to plan, organize, and monitor activities according to priorities, established schedules, and deadlines.
Ability to read blueprints, maps, and as-built drawings.
Ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation, and constructive performance reviews to staff, securing their respective commitments to the project's goals.
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, environmental studies or related field.
Five or more years of progressively responsible related experience in Water and Wastewater Operations and SCADA/Telemetry/Security Operations preferred.
Three or more years of progressively responsible related experience in supervising field or technical staff involved in multiple functions/programs.
Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must pass a criminal background check prior to hire

Water Treatment Plant Operator II-IV

Under the direct supervision of the Water Treatment Facilities Superintendent performs highly skilled work operating and maintaining the City’s water treatment plants (wtps), all other water sources and other water system assets with the main objective of protecting public health and the natural environment. The Water Treatment Plant Operator position requires a team player with a strong technical skill set and dedication to safeguard public health, a continual commitment to producing high quality water, and an obligation to meet all Safe and Clean Water Act requirements.

Park City’s water system is complex, growing and continually advancing in technology to ensure efficient operation of water treatment facilities and production of high quality water that meets Safe Drinking and Clean Water Act requirements. Water Treatment Plant Operators operate and maintain a 3 MGD microfiltration (MF) surface wtp with solids handling facilities; a 2,000 gpm pressure filtration wtp that removes metals from a mine tunnel source; a spring; and three wells, one under the direct influence of surface water with ultraviolet (UV) light and a filtration system. They are also responsible for monitoring source, treatment and distribution system water quality at frequent intervals; using knowledge of water treatment and water chemistry to make appropriate adjustment to chemicals and flows to SDWA and CWA requirements.

New projects will continue to challenge operators and allow for professional growth including:

• Optimizing our new supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system
• Implementing a Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS)
• Expansion and upgrades to existing membrane filtration plant
• Construction and startup of a new Ground Water Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water (GWUDISW) treatment facility
• Design, construction and startup of a new Mine tunnel advanced water treatment plant(s), up to 15 MG, for drinking and stream water compliance
• Motivated, positive personality and eager to assist in implementation, operation, maintenance of water treatment systems and the associated controls and instrumentation and SCADA systems.
• Strong back ground in water treatment facility and equipment maintenance and mechanical/construction experience
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Good communication skills.
• Basic computer skills using Email, Internet, Word, Excel.
• Minimum of 4 years’ experience or a combination of equivalent experience (e.g. operator certifications or pertinent courses) in operation, maintenance, and repair of water treatment plants and/or distribution systems.
• Utah water treatment and water distribution Operators certification: Grade III or IV within six months of being placed into specific position.

Please apply online at: www.parkcity.org

Civil Engineer

The City of Portland Oregon is hiring civil engineers. Civil Engineers complete complex engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting policies, and determining work assignments. Civil Engineers have a variety of professional engineering responsibilities depending on the Bureau and Division they work within. Examples of Civil Engineers responsibilities include: •Serve as a project engineer on difficult, complex projects •Perform advanced professional project management •Perform specialized engineering •Apply advanced engineering knowledge to the solution of planning, design, maintenance, improvement and construction problems pertaining to the City's infrastructure and private development •Planning future system needs •Oversee, coordinate and review the work of professional and technical personnel. •Developing, implementing and monitoring major construction and/or developer projects, from inception to completion. •Perform advanced professional construction management •Perform specialized developer/building plan reviews •May seal engineering plans with manager authorization •Perform related duties as assigned THIS RECRUITMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR 6 MONTHS OR UNTIL 300 NAMES HAVE BEEN PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST. THE FIRST APPLICATION REVIEW WILL CONSIST OF ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY 4:30 P.M., MONDAY OCTOBER 31, 2016. Only on-line applications are accepted: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/portlandor/default.cfm

Municipal Water Operator

Position Title: Municipal Water Operator, Distribution Level 1
Position Classification: Regular
Work Status/Schedule: Part-time (500 hrs/yr); Schedule Variable; On-Call

This position is open until filled.
Priority will be given to applications received by October 28th, 2016.
Interested applicants must submit all application materials to be considered.

The City of Mosier is currently hiring for a Municipal Water Operator, Distribution Level 1. This position typically works 10 hours per week. Work is done under the general supervision of the City Manager and with lead direction from the Finance Director.

Qualifications and Responsibilities

See full description of this job position at cityofmosier.com.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted on City of Mosier application forms along with a resume and a letter that clearly identifies the applicant’s qualifications and experience, to the City of Mosier City Hall at
PO Box 456, Mosier, Oregon 97040. Forms can be located on the city website at cityofmosier.com or by calling the City Manager at 541-478-3505. Emailed application material will be accepted at mosiercityhall@mosierwinet.com.


The City of Mosier is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications & Public Outreach Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH COORDINATOR / Full-Time / $50K – 70K
Sammamish Plateau Water is looking for a team player who is self-motivated and possesses the ability to promote a positive image of the District, and to those who represent the District. This position will help increase visibility of Sammamish Plateau Water’s brand through communication strategies across multiple platforms including print, digital, web, and social media. Will develop public relations with Sammamish Plateau Water’s Board of Commissioners, General Manager, internal, and external customers. Will develop and execute special events, displays, and other related activities. Implement Sammamish Plateau Water’s Communications Plan including, but not limited to, news releases, brochures, newsletters, and other avenues highlighting Sammamish Plateau Water’s accomplishments, operations, and mission. Since this is a new position, the successful candidate will have considerable creative input in establishing the position and Sammamish Plateau’s Water communications strategy and platforms. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative communications professional.

This full-time position will be also serve as the Public Information Officer and work generally from Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm with attendance at Commissioner Meetings and occasional community events.

If you meet the following criteria:

 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
 Valid Washington State Driver’s License
 Knowledge in a variety of social media platforms; print media preparation and desktop publishing software; communication standards and concepts for marketing, branding, and advertising
 Ability to interact effectively with co-workers and Board members in a team approach setting to develop plans and outreach material
 Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple or changing priorities while producing accurate work product
 Ability to multitask, prioritize, track projects, and follow through with assigned tasks while responding during emerging conditions
 Ability to manage media relating to establishing and maintaining positive relations while promoting the District
 Ability to interact with media representatives, area agency staff, elected officials, and District rate payers in a professional manner

Please Apply:
Submit a completed cover letter, and resume with application to HR@spwater.org or via mail to: Sammamish Plateau Water, Attn: HR, 1510 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075. Please visit our website for an application, full job description and benefits the District provides: www.spwater.org. We will notify Applicants invited to participate in the interview process by phone or via email.

We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Principal Engineer – Portland Oregon

Principal Engineer for infrastructure design

West Yost Associates (West Yost) has an immediate opening for a Principal Engineer to participate in our Infrastructure Design group as a Principal designer and project manager/client liaison. Expertise is desired in design of water reservoirs, pump stations, water/wastewater conveyances, and/or treatment systems.

Typical Responsibilities and Functions:
•Designing water reservoirs, water and wastewater pump stations and conveyance systems

•Provide support and technical input during construction of infrastructure projects.

•Assisting with the development of proposals including design approach and project delivery tasks

•Performing as Engineer of Record in preparing plans, specifications, and cost estimates

•Reviewing constructability of design projects

•Professional and effective communication, project administration including tracking project budgets, and staffing needs

•Working on several projects at one time

•Preparing analyses, calculations, equipment evaluations, preliminary layouts, and design drawings and specifications for water and wastewater infrastructure projects

•Assisting in the preparation of technical memoranda, preliminary design reports, and other reports related to the design of pump stations and water/wastewater conveyances
Basic Qualifications:

The optimal candidate will be a licensed Professional Engineer with current Oregon registration, 15+ years of experience water reservoirs, pump stations, water/wastewater conveyances, and/or treatment systems. In addition, the candidate must have active project management-level consulting experience, and have the desire and ability to provide superior client service consistent with West Yost’s core values. Positive and clear written and verbal communication practices are essential for success in this position. Excellent staff coaching and mentoring skills are also desired.

West Yost provides excellent benefits, profit sharing, bonuses and a positive, employee-oriented, team environment. West Yost is ranked among the best places to work in the engineering profession by CE News.

Top-level candidates who have an interest in expanding the current client base, building a top-level team and working closely with firm Principals are particularly encouraged to confidentially inquire regarding current opportunities.

Please include a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Visit www.westyost.com for more information and other opportunities. This full-time, regular position is available in our growing Lake Oswego, Oregon office.

No sponsorship is available for this position. West Yost Associates is an Affirmative Action Participant EOE/M/F/D/V

Infrastructure Design Engineer - Portland, OR

Infrastructure Design Engineer – Portland, OR
Associate Engineer desired with a strong interest in water and wastewater infrastructure design.

West Yost Associates (West Yost) is seeking a mid-level engineer with 5-15 years’ experience to work directly with senior West Yost staff on design projects that include water distribution pipelines, sanitary sewer trunk and collection systems, water tanks and water and wastewater pump stations.

Typical Responsibilities and Functions:
•Designing water distribution and wastewater collection system facilities, including pipelines, pump stations, storage reservoirs

•Assisting with the development of proposals including design approach and project delivery tasks

•Performing as Engineer of Record in preparing plans, specifications, and cost estimates

•Reviewing constructability of design projects

•Professional and effective communication, project administration including tracking project budgets, and staffing needs

•Working on several projects at one time

•Preparing analyses, calculations, equipment evaluations, preliminary layouts, and design drawings and specifications for water and wastewater infrastructure projects

•Assisting in the preparation of technical memoranda, preliminary design reports, and other reports related to the design of pipelines and pump stations

Basic Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have project management experience and be a OR licensed Professional Engineer with 5-15 years of experience of applied knowledge in infrastructure design, ability to work on and manage multiple, unique assignments simultaneously and have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Candidates must possess strong technical writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with proposal writing is strongly desired. Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D is desirable.
Please include a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position. Visit www.westyost.com for more information and other opportunities. This full-time, regular position is available in our growing Lake Oswego, Oregon office.

No sponsorship is available for this position. West Yost Associates is an Affirmative Action Participant EOE/M/F/D/V

Utility Superintendent

The Town of Coupeville has a current opening for a Utility Superintendent, working in the water treatment plant and distribution system, and in the wastewater treatment plant and collection stations. This is a full time position, non-exempt position, current salary range is $61,900 to $70,880.
Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or GED, valid Washington State driver’s license, 5 years of progressively responsible experience in both water and wastewater operation, 2 years of planning and supervising the work of subordinates. A qualified candidate will possess the following certifications: Water Treatment Plant Operator I; Water Distribution Manager II; Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II; Cross Connection Control Specialist. A complete job description and application can be obtained online at www.townofcoupeville.org. This position is open until filled.