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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Water Distribution Operator II
Posted: March 12, 2014
Title: Distribution System Operator II Status: Non-exempt Pay Grade: $41,600-$52,000 DOE
Sunrise Water Authority is seeking an experienced water operator to join our team as a Distribution System Operator II. The position performs the various duties required to maintain and operate the water system under limited supervision or independently.
Examples of typical work performed by the Water Distribution Operator II may include: Operation of pumps, valves, meters, and hydrants. Troubleshooting pressure problems and service disruptions and resolving problems under urgent or emergency conditions. Oversight and implementation of valve and hydrant maintenance programs. Performing utility locates and assisting with leak detection. Installation of new water meters and services under pressure (i.e. hot-tap), without service disruption to other customers. Conducting basic construction activities, including operating heavy machinery, traffic control and flagging duties. Coordinating completion of field work orders with Customer Service/billing staff. Leading tasks or projects in group setting. Assisting Customer Service/Billing staff with complaint resolution and resolving customer complaints under confrontational situations. Pre-planning job safety requirements and identifying and correcting any unsafe work conditions.
The position requires a valid driver’s license and, at minimum, a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must either possess or be able to obtain an Oregon Water Distribution Operator II certification within two years from date of hire. Applicants must also possess or be able to obtain certification in traffic control and flagging. 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. Employees at Sunrise are not members of a union. Salary range for the position is $41,600 - $52,000 annually. Starting wage is dependent on qualifications and experience. A full job description and application information is available on the Sunrise Water Authority website 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 March 31st.
Utility Worker I/II
Posted: March 4, 2014
The City of North Plains is seeking a motivated individual to join the Public Works Department as a Utility Worker I/II. The position performs various duties required to operate and maintain the City’s water, parks, storm drain and street systems.
The position requires a high school diploma or GED, and a valid Oregon driver’s license. Applicants must either possess or be able to obtain a CDL and obtain a Water Distribution I certification within 2 years of employment. Applicants must pass a background/driving check and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening. The position is a full time with on call opportunities.
Benefits include health, dental, vision and PERS retirement benefits. Salary range is $35,866-$48,184 annually. . Starting wage is depending on qualifications and experience. Job description and employment application are available on the City’s website at www.northplains.org. Position will be open until filled
Engineering Project Manager
Posted: February 27, 2014
Job Title: Engineering Project Manager I - Water Department
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/21/14 5:00 PM Pacific Time Salary: $33.66 - $42.96 Hourly $5,834.00 - $7,447.00 Monthly $70,008.00 - $89,364.00 Annually Job Type: Full Time Location: Civic Center, 150 E Main Street Hillsboro OR 97123, Oregon Apply online at: http://www.hillsboro-oregon.gov/index.aspx?page=1167
General Statement of Duties: Plans, designs, and directs the engineering and construction of designated City construction projects; performs directly related work as required. The principal function of an employee in this class is to plan, design, and direct the engineering and construction of designated City construction projects. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of an assigned supervisor, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Supervision is exercised over assigned engineering support personnel. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with City and department personnel, construction and surveying crews, property owners, colleagues, co-workers, consultants, contractors, and the general public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment and in the field. This is an overtime exempt position.
Examples of Essential Work: • Manages assigned projects, including supervising, planning, scheduling, and coordinating project engineering work, reviewing and approving construction plans and supporting calculations, and ensuring project compliance with all codes and ordinances and established engineering standards; • Supervises assigned staff, including determining and assigning work schedules and tasks, administering and enforcing policies and safety procedures, educating and training staff, conducting performance evaluations, documenting issues, resolving grievances, participating meaningfully in hiring processes, and making appropriate hiring decisions; initiating, investigating, and implementing disciplinary actions, and other supervisory duties as required; • Prepares design plans, specifications, and bid documents, holds bid conferences, evaluates bids, makes bid award recommendations, and reviews contractor pay requests; • Participates in project budget administration, cost accounting, and scheduling; • Serves as a liaison between contractors and City officials and department heads; • Coordinates and plans public information meetings and promotes projects on local, regional, and State levels, including preparing appropriate exhibits, plans, and information; • Inspects ongoing and completed developments for compliance with all codes and regulations; • Provides technical information and advice and makes recommendations to City officials and department heads regarding developments; • Develops construction plans and details, notes, and project specifications; • Completes all necessary reports, charts, graphs, correspondence, maps, and reports; • Coordinates with contractors, other departments and agencies, and other interested parties to solve construction difficulties and problems and makes adjustments in original designs as needed; • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; • Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; • Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas; • Responds to citizens’ questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification.
Acceptable Experience and Training: • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field; and • Considerable experience in Civil Engineering; • Considerable supervisory experience: or • Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Special Qualifications: • Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Oreogn or the ability to become registered as a Professional Civic Engineer in the State of Oregon within (6) six-months of hire; Possession of a valid State Driver’s License, and a safe driving record; • Ability to attend work on a regular, predictable basis as scheduled. Benefits: The benefits package includes family medical, dental, and vision insurance, VEBA, employee life, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability insurance, retirement (PERS/OPSRP and social security), holidays, vacation, sick leave, voluntary health promotion program, employee assistance program, credit union, and deferred compensation programs. The current base benefit package employee contribution is $100.00 per month and is subject to change.
REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Please prepare word processed, typewritten or handwritten responses to each of the following items. Relevancy of your experience and training together with composition, grammar, spelling, punctuation, legibility, and neatness will be considered when evaluating responses. Provide as much detail as you believe will fully describe your experience and training. Responses should not exceed three (3) single-sided pages. Your name must appear on each page. Staple responses to your employment application. Applications without a resume and complete supplemental responses will not be considered. Resumes will not substitute for responses to the supplemental questionnaire. 1. Describe your experience as it applies to Water Utilities and water infrastructure and design. Please provide a summary of three distinct water infrastructure projects you have been involved with. 2. Describe your experience managing a consultant for a public utility project. Please describe three issues that are important to you while managing a consultant. 3. Describe your experience managing staff or managing a design team. 4. Describe your experience coordinating with State, County, Clean Water Services, or other public agencies on public works projects. 5. Please describe any additional experience, training, education, professional memberships, or other activities that you may feel are relevant to this position. 6. A resume is required. Please attach to application.
CH2M HILL Water Operator
Posted: February 25, 2014
CH2M HILL Water Operator - Renton, WA
The challenge? To provide a range of custom-tailored operations and maintenance solutions at our client's Water Treatment Plant in Renton at the Cedars Water Plant outside of Seattle. As a Certified Water Operator you will participate in the operation, repair, and maintenance of a water treatment plant. The Cedar Water Treatment Plant is a 180MGD DBO located in Renton Washington and has been in operation for 8 years. Water treatment meets water quality standards without filtration and uses ozone, UV, and chlorination, and supplies 65% of the drinking water for the City of Seattle.
Our Water Operator will: Under general guidance, operate, maintain, and repair a water treatment plant and associated components Comply and report non-compliance with OMI and Project policies and procedures. Diagnose operating problems and perform or direct necessary corrective actions. Enter data, prepare reports, and maintain records of plant operations. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analyses on raw water quality, process, treated water. Read gauges and meters, start/stop equipment and operate valves to route and control flow, make process control adjustments, determine and set proper chemical dosage and flow rates, operate PLCs and SCADA systems. Inspect equipment to identify and perform needed maintenance and repairs. Record and enter data into computers, make entries in plant logs, and prepare a variety of written reports.
Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination when preparing reports and using a computer keyboard, have vision sufficient to read computer screens, printed documents and operate office equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, wear and use appropriate safety equipment.
Basic Qualifications: Basic writing, verbal communication, and math skills as might be acquired through a high school dipoloma or GED. Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of water treatment plant and conveyance system operations, including the operation of all relevant processes, systems and equipment. Have a working knowledge of safety, safe work practices, and training. Possess a valid State of Washington drivers license with no major infractions. Have a working knowledgeable of computer operations—be able to enter information into data management systems, and operate plant PLCs and SCADA systems.
At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects. CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=434&siteid=47&Areq=56251BR&codes=INTAWWA