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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Waterworks Specialist I
Posted: October 22, 2014
CITY OF YAKIMA invites applications for the position of: Waterworks Specialist I SALARY: $17.24 - $20.69 Hourly $2,988.27 - $3,586.27 Monthly OPENING DATE: 10/21/14 CLOSING DATE: 11/04/14 04:00 PM
MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS: REQUIRED: DRIVING ABSTRACT RECORD for the last TEN (10) years MUST BE SUBMITTED with your application. (Abstract must have been obtained within 30 days of submission). Applications without an abstract will not be considered.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and six (6) months experience related to public water system* repair and maintenance. *Public Water System as defined in WAC 246-292 LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES: Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License. Must possess/obtain and maintain a Basic First Aid Certificate including CPR, Traffic Flagging Certificate and a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement within six (6) months of appointment. Certification as a Washington State Water Distribution Specialist or Water Distribution Manager is desirable.
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, does skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water services, water mains, valves and fire hydrants. . Performs other related work as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Water Services: Makes street cuts using concrete saw, asphalt grinder and/or jackhammer. Assist with installing shoring or other safety measures including traffic signing and flagging. Selects tools and gathers materials required for pre-assembly and assembles materials for service connections. Assist in boring operation, taping water mains, laying service pipe and making meter connections; setting meters and installing meter tiles, lids and frost boards. Assist with backfilling and compacting excavations using hand tools and powered compactors and hauling of fill material or hauling off spoil. Change meters, records serial numbers and meter readings, complete record of meter changes. Turns services on or off. Fire Hydrants: Make street cuts using concrete saw, asphalt grinder and/or jackhammer. Assist with installing shoring or other safety measures including traffic signing and flagging. Selects tools and gathers materials required for pre-assembly and assembles materials for fire hydrant installations. Assist in taping water mains, laying pipe and installing valves, thrust restraints and fire hydrants. Respond to emergencies by removing broken hydrants and transporting or isolating hydrant. Disassembles and repairs hydrants in place and in shop. Assist with backfilling and compacting excavations using hand tools and powered compactors and hauling of fill material or hauling off spoil. Water Main Installation and Repair: Makes street cuts using concrete saw, asphalt grinder and/or jackhammer. Assist with installing shoring or other safety measures including traffic signing and flagging. Assist in taping water mains, laying pipe and installing valves, tees, bends, crosses and thrust restraints. Use pumps to remove water from excavations. Clean pipe and install repair bands or sleeves. Replace broken sections of pipe. Assist with backfilling and compacting excavations using hand tools and powered compactors and hauling of fill material or hauling off spoil. Preventative Maintenance: Participate in valve maintenance program by cleaning valve boxes with hand and power tools, adjusting valve box to grade and exercising valve. Assist with completing valve maintenance record. Participate in inspecting of pressure reducing valves and making adjustments, requires use of atmosphere testing equipment. Participate in water system flushing program by opening and closing valves and fire hydrants. Requires use of traffic signing and flagging. May respond to questions from public concerning services and in emergencies; assists in stopping leaks in service lines or water mains. Operates pick-ups, service vans, crane truck, fork lift and dump trucks in hauling pipe, tools and materials to and from construction sites; use backhoe/loader and front-end loader to load dump trucks. Requires regular and reliable attendance. Performs other related duties as assigned.
MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS: Basic knowledge of equipment and materials used in domestic water system installation, repair and maintenance. Ability to: record and report work performed; recognize abnormal operating conditions and select appropriate corrective action; read maps and blueprints of water distribution system. Able to perform hard physical work and deal tactfully with the public. Possession of mechanical aptitude. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is performed outside in all weather extremes and may be exposed to water, mud, dust, smoke, asbestos cement pipe, noxious odors, fumes, or chemicals, raw sewage and/or traffic. Continuous use of both hands in reaching/handling/ grasping/fingering while performing duties operating computers and other machinery. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally with the assistance of others or mechanical devices. Operates heavy vehicles, equipment and machinery. Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, ladders, and inclines while maintaining balance. Physical strength and ability sufficient to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods. Frequent bending/twisting at knees/waist/neck while performing mechanical repairs, maintenance items and other duties as assigned. Frequent kneeling/crouching/crawling while making repairs in confined spaces and awkward positions. Must be able to wear safety harness and be lowered and raised with cable wench in confined spaces. May work at heights, alone, with others, or in noisy work area. May require continuous moving, sitting or standing for excessive periods of time. Constant use of all senses including feeling/talking/hearing/seeing while performing duties and while communicating with co-workers, general public and completing all tasks as assigned. Must be able to distinguish color and maintain long-term and short-term memory. Will be required to wear safety protective gear when necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposed to adverse weather conditions, confined spaces, raw sewage, toxic and combustible gas, other chemical hazards, and traffic. Required to lift objects such as manhole lids and rings weighing up to 100 pounds. Shall be subject to random controlled substances and alcohol testing, pursuant to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, including 49 CFR Part 40 and Section 382 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. May involve night and weekend work. APPLY ON LINE – www.yakimawa.gov 129 N. 2nd Street Yakima, WA 98901 (509) 575-6090 Email address: email@example.com Position #14-00083B WATERWORKS SPECIALIST I GP
Mid- to Senior-level Civil Engineer
Posted: October 20, 2014
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 services are what set us apart from others. We are committed to providing a creative and healthy work environment.
We are currently looking for mid to senior level Civil Engineers for our Tacoma, Everett and Seattle, Washington offices. If you are looking for an opportunity to develop a rewarding and stable career with an established firm providing opportunities for growth and advancement, this may be the place for you.
Job Description: 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 Requirements: • BS in Civil Engineering (BSCE) from an ABET accredited school • Professional Engineer (PE) license • 10-15 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 • Attention to detail, quality work products, and client service
About MSA: MSA is a growing engineering firm of highly skilled professionals with an excellent reputation throughout the Pacific Northwest from over 30 years of successful business. With seven offices in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, MSA enjoys a stable backlog of a wide variety of small and large projects, and a friendly work environment that encourages a positive work/family life balance. MSA offers excellent opportunities and career advancement for civil engineers and invests in each team member through mentoring and professional development.
Benefits: MSA offers a generous benefits package with competitive salary, health/dental 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/ZBINUC1 to apply. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Posted: October 20, 2014
CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT Skagit PUD is seeking an experienced Construction Superintendent. The successful candidate must be a highly motivated individual with 10+ years of experience in the field of water construction, appropriate construction methods, operations, maintenance and personnel supervision.
The successful candidate will provide management of the Construction Division by coordinating labor, materials and equipment, ensuring timely repair of main and water service line equipment, meters, valves and fire hydrants. Also will conduct investigation into customer inquiries, supervise and train subordinate personnel, provide on-call response to emergency situations, and ensure adherence to state and federal safety policies and District initiatives. Position will also prepare, review and administer the annual budget for the Construction Division and participate in the development of water system construction and maintenance programs. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field preferred. Complete job details and application is available at www.skagitpud.org. Position is open until filled. Application review will begin November 3, 2014.
Utility Worker I - Water Distribution
Posted: October 17, 2014
CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I – WATER DISTRIBUTION The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position and is part of the Newport Employee’s Association organized labor agreement. The position has a starting salary of $2,955.47/month, plus excellent benefits.
Under the supervision of the Water Distribution Supervisor, the Utility Worker I position in the Water Works Division primarily ensures delivery of safe and clean drinking water through maintenance, construction and repair of water distribution pipes, hydrants, booster stations, metering devices and other infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The Water Distribution Division is part of the Public Works Department. Minimum qualifications for: • High School Diploma or GED • Oregon Water Distribution I Certification within one year of employment Special Requirements/Licenses: • Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license • Possession of a valid Oregon Class B commercial driver’s license within six months of hire • Flagger and forklift certification within six months of hire • First Air/CPR certification within six months of hire • Other certifications as required by position classification
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran’s preference provider.
Distribution System Operator I or II
Posted: October 13, 2014
SUNRISE WATER AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR I or II Sunrise Water Authority is seeking one or more candidates to join our team as either Distribution System Operators I or II (DOQ/DOE). These positions perform various duties required to maintain, operate, and repair the water system, often with limited supervision or independently. Examples of job duties associated with these positions may include: • Read meters and record data, making necessary calculations. • Maintain, repair, and install meters and perform hot taps • Perform utility locates and assist with leak detection. • Install and discontinue water services. • Locate and read water distribution maps and drawings. • Maintain and repair pressure regulator and backflow devices. • Perform vehicle and facilities maintenance. • Understand basic pump, valve, meter, and hydrant operation. • Troubleshoot pressure problems and service disruptions; problem solve under urgent or emergency conditions. • Participate in or oversee valve and hydrant maintenance programs. • Assist with or conduct basic construction activities, including operating heavy machinery, traffic control and flagging duties. • Complete field work orders in coordination with CSR/billing staff. • Assist CSR/Billing staff with complaint resolution and resolve customer complaints under confrontational situations. • Understand safety policies and procedures, including incident reporting, MSDS documents, proper use of personal protective equipment, pre-planning job safety requirements, and identify and correct unsafe work conditions. The position requires a valid driver’s license, with a commercial Class C license preferred. Eligible candidates must have a high school diploma or GED. All level I applicants must either possess or be able to obtain within one year from date of hire an Oregon Water Distribution Operator I Certification. Applicants for the Distribution Operator II level must possess or be able to obtain within two years from date of hire an Oregon Water Distribution Operator II Certification. Any job offer will be subject to the candidate passing a drug screening, background check and driving record check. The position is full time and includes required on-call service. Benefits include health, life, dental, vision, and cancer insurance. Sunrise Water Authority participates in PERS. Annual salary range for the positions are: $36,100-$48,200 for Operator I and $44,100-$56,200 for Operator II. Starting wage and position level is dependent on qualifications and experience. Full job descriptions for both Distribution Operator I and II are available at www.sunrisewater.com under the Doing Business tab. The position will be open until filled, with the first round of applicants to be considered by November 7th. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com or by mail to Sunrise Water Authority, Attn: Kim Anderson, 10602 SE 129th Ave., Happy Valley, OR 97086.
Utility Worker I, II, III - Street and Storm Sewer
Posted: October 8, 2014
CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I, II, OR III – STREET AND STORM SEWER The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I, II or III –Street and Storm Sewer. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $2,955.47 - $4,290.31 (based on skills and experience and position level), plus excellent benefits. Under the supervision of the Streets Supervisor, the Utility Worker position in the Streets and Storm Sewer Division generally performs maintenance, construction and repair of streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and other public infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The ideal candidate will take strong ownership of work, have the ability to work on-call, works well with teams as well as independently, has excellent communication skills, and who currently holds a CDL. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s webpage located at http://www.newportoregon.gov/jobs 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran’s preference employer.
Water Treatment Plant Operator II
Posted: October 8, 2014
CITY OF NEWPORT, OREGON WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable, experienced professional Water Treatment Plant Operator II. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $3,257.52 - $4,290.31, plus excellent benefits. 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. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s web page located at http://www.newportoregon.gov/jobs
Preferred qualifications: RSVIEW 32 /SCADA experience Experience operating membrane filtration systems 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 and veteran’s preference employer.
Water Treatment Plant Supervisor
Posted: October 8, 2014
General Description: This position manages the production, operation, maintenance, and repair of a 12 million gallon per day (MGD) membrane water treatment plant and a 16 MGD conventional water treatment plant that supply safe drinking water to over 50,000 residents. Assures the plants are operated in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner. Supervises and leads a team of seven skilled water treatment operators and is responsible for scheduling; assigning work; evaluating performance and providing feedback; and personnel safety. Accountable for compliance with state/federal regulations and permits. Participates in long-range planning for the water utility as an important member of the utility leadership team.
Qualifications & Requirements: Associate’s degree in water/wastewater technology, engineering, or environmental science and three years experience in the operation of a Class III treatment plant or higher; experience leading and/or supervising the work of others required; or any equivalent combination of experience and education that would provide the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities to successfully perform the duties. General knowledge of: the modern principles and practices of public water treatment plant, operation and maintenance methods, materials, and equipment used in treatment plants; laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to areas of responsibility; principles of supervision and personnel practices; and budgeting and record keeping. Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment used. Considerable skill in: establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other work groups and departments, agencies, interest groups, supply vendors, and the public; analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals; and communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to: plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinates to accomplish goals and objectives; and prepare and present comprehensive written and oral reports on technical and complex issues to a nontechnical audience. Possession of a current Oregon Class III certification in water treatment with filtration endorsement. Must obtain an Oregon Class IV certification within one year of hire. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver's license. Incumbent in this position is subject to the City's random drug and alcohol program per HR policy.
Application Process: To learn more about this position, the City of Albany, to review this position's benefit package, and to submit your employment application, visit the City's Web site at www.cityofalbany.net. Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014.
Wastewater Collection-Surface Water Management System Leadworker
Posted: October 7, 2014
SALARY RANGE: $25.14 - $34.02 Hourly ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full-Time, 40 hours per week AFSCME Represented Position 12-month probationary period
POSITION SUMMARY: The City of Corvallis Public Works Department is currently accepting applications for a Wastewater Collection-Surface Water Management System Leadworker to perform duties in alignment with requirements set forth by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Environmental Protection Agency to protect public health and the environment by ensuring the integrity of the City’s wastewater collection and surface water management systems. Responsibilities include directing and leading Wastewater Collection-Surface Water Management System Specialists and seasonal maintenance field crews in preventative maintenance, repair and replacement activities. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties. Visit the City of Corvallis website for a full position description including essential function and minimum qualifications.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree in supervisory or business management, or supervisory training and/or experience is highly desirable. Five years work experience or training in a job-related field; preferably for a municipal agency. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Journey level skills in underground pipeline work, plumbing, equipment operation, and construction. Knowledge of federal and State regulations related to wastewater collection and surface water management infrastructure systems. Ability to apply basic knowledge of engineering and construction practices to ensure the integrity of the wastewater collection and surface water management system. Ability to read blue prints and interpret maps. Knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively and safely set up and remove short term traffic control devices. Knowledge and understanding of work-related safety practices, OSHA and environmental rules and regulations, particularly in regards to work in traffic control and/or hazardous conditions. Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving. Ability to independently assess maintenance needs, exercise judgment, and manage evolving situations in the performance of duties. Skill and ability to provide direction and training to crew members, lead and direct seasonal employees, resolve personnel conflicts, effectively coordinate activities with other departments, outside agencies and the public. Knowledge and skills to operate various types of light, medium, heavy, and specialized vehicles and equipment in a safe and responsible manner. Effective communication, analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with co-workers and maintain working relationship. Ability to use a computer to perform essential functions of the position. Special Requirements State of Oregon DEQ Wastewater Collection System Operator Grade Level II certification. State of Oregon DEQ Wastewater Collection System Operator III certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. State of Oregon DEQ Wastewater Collection System Operator Grade Level IV certification is highly desirable. First Aid and CPR certification, ODOT Traffic Control, Confined Space Entry, and Forklift Operation or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. Possession of and the ability to maintain a valid Driver’s License, and Oregon Class B commercial driver’s license with air brake and tank endorsements. Oregon Class A commercial driver’s license preferred. Must be able to respond within 30 minutes to the Public Works Administrative offices for after-hours calls or emergencies prior to the end of probationary period. Capable of routine decision making regarding assessment of immediate situations, available options, and selection of appropriate methods and procedures, material availability and ordering, equipment utilization and response to customer issues in the field. Demonstrable understanding and commitment to sustainability; promote commitment, understanding and use of sustainability principles by employees for day to day operations. Demonstrable commitment to diversity and promote diversity principles with employees in day to day operations. This individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical exam and a background check and/or criminal history check. HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must submit an online application located on the City of Corvallis website www.corvallisoregon.gov, Human Resources, Job Opportunities. Applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm on November 3, 2014. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application; however applicants are encouraged to include a resume. "The City of Corvallis is Committed to Excellence in Customer Service Through its Employees." An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer in Compliance with ADA.
Utility Worker I, II, or III
Posted: October 5, 2014
CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I, II, OR III – STREET AND STORM SEWER The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I, II or III –Street and Storm Sewer. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $2,955.47 - $4,290.31 (based on skills and experience and position level), plus excellent benefits. Under the supervision of the Streets Supervisor, the Utility Worker position in the Streets and Storm Sewer Division generally performs maintenance, construction and repair of streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and other public infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The ideal candidate will take strong ownership of work, have the ability to work on-call, works well with teams as well as independently, has excellent communication skills, and who currently holds a CDL. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s webpage located at http://www.thecityofnewport.net/dept/adm/hr/currentjobs.asp 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran’s preference employer.
Water Treatment Plant Operator II
Posted: October 5, 2014
CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable, experienced professional Water Treatment Plant Operator II. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $3,257.52 - $4,290.31, plus excellent benefits. 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. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s web page located at http://www.thecityofnewport.net/dept/adm/hr/currentjobs.asp Preferred qualifications: • RSVIEW 32 /SCADA experience • Experience operating membrane filtration systems 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 and veteran’s preference employer.
Posted: September 26, 2014
ABOUT US: United Water Idaho-Boise, Idaho United Water is one of the nation’s leading environmental companies, providing water and wastewater services to approximately 5.7 million people in the United States. In addition to owning and operating 20 water utilities, United Water operates 100 municipal and industrial water and wastewater systems through innovative public-private partnerships and contract agreements. Founded in 1869, United Water is a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT. Natural resources are not infinite. Each day, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) and its subsidiaries deal with the challenge of protecting resources by providing innovative solutions to industries and to millions of people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT supplies drinking water to 76 million people, provides wastewater treatment services for 44 million people and collects the waste produced by 51 million people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT has 80,410 employees and, with its presence on a global scale, is a world leader exclusively dedicated to environmental services. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, a 35.4% GDF SUEZ affiliate, reported sales turnover of 14.8 billion Euros ($19.6 billion USD) at the end of financial year 2011. JOB TITLE: Utility Person LOCATION: United Water Idaho; Boise, ID
PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Duties may include: installing, repairing, maintaining and operating water distribution system facilities, grounds and associated equipment by repairing, tapping & installing mains and service lines; installing & maintaining valves, hydrants, flush risers, and performing flushing activities. Provides restoration of excavations as necessary. Perform flow tests, leak surveys, line locations & water quality tests. Obtain water samples; keep accurate records of work performed, and locating mains and service lines. SALARY: Per Union CBA EXPERIENCE: HS degree or equivalent, and at least 1 year experience working with water mains and services. SKILLS: Valid Driver’s License, Class A CDL with Tanker endorsements, or ability to obtain. Appropriate state license or certification in distribution operation, or ability to obtain. Basic knowledge of groundwater distribution system. Ability to transport up to 90 lbs. in repetitive motions, operate in inclement weather, and enter/exit manholes. Ability to read and interpret maps and use engineer’s scale to determine grades. Ability to use heavy equipment and various hand, gas, electric & hydraulic tools. Knowledge of carpentry, cement work, painting, and plumbing. Must be able to respond to emergencies by being on call at all times. WORKING HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. HOW TO APPLY: Go to: http://www.unitedwater.com/join-our-team.aspx complete profile. Please NO phone calls or drop ins.
Posted: September 18, 2014
After the retirement of our General Manager, Covington Water District is reopening the search for a replacement. Our recent finalist had to withdraw due to an unexpected family situation. We look forward to receiving qualified candidates application materials. Materials on our website outline details of the desired knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for successful candidates.
The General Manager must be a seasoned, talented and progressive leader to translate the District’s mission and strategic plan into action. This involved and respected leader stays abreast of industry trends and technology, promotes efficiencies and accountability, coaches and mentors valued and empowered staff, builds and maintains relationships with relevant entities and governmental agencies, ensures fiscal responsibility and places a high priority on community outreach and customer service throughout the organization and externally.
The General Manager must speak and write articulately in a variety of settings, to a diverse audience regarding a wide variety of issues. They must skillfully operate in a dynamic political environment and continue building lasting local and regional partnerships. The General Manager must work effectively with the Board, and in partnership establish, articulate, and implement the strategic vision for the District.
The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. The General Manager supervises five staff; the Business Services and Human Resources Directors, District Engineer, Operations Manager and Executive Assistant. The District employees 38 FTE’s.
The ideal candidate is dynamic, a forward thinker, has strong interpersonal skills, a progressive and collaborative management style, a strong understanding of finance and public debt, excellent judgment, and the ability to lead, motivate, influence and guide staff.
•A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Public administration, engineering or related field is required.
•Ten years of experience in a senior management role in an organization of comparable size and complexity.
•Experience in water or government is preferred.
This is an excellent opportunity for a progressive thinking, talented manager to lead a well managed District with a group of engaged, dedicated and skilled employees and management team who care deeply about their mission to deliver clean, safe and reliable potable water.
How to Apply:
Submit completed application, supplemental questionnaire, and resume to Human Resources by November 3, 2014. Materials can be submitted via email to: HR@covingtonwater.com, or by postal mail to: Covington Water District (Attention HR) 18631 SE 300th Pl SE, Covington, WA 98042
For more information visit: www.covingtonwater.com – careers tab
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Process Development Engineer
Posted: August 28, 2014
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.
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. HaloSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Water Resources PE/PM & EITs
Posted: July 31, 2014
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: email@example.com Visit our website today at www.jub.com.
Water Treatment Supervisor
Posted: July 25, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.