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:

Water Service Supervisor

Water Service Supervisors oversee, direct, assign work, train and evaluate the work of crews installing and maintaining Tacoma Water's distribution system. Duties include training personnel in the proper use of equipment, materials and procedures; scheduling assignments, coordinating activities of work crews; assigning work crews and equipment to specific projects; planning for crews such as locates, shutdowns and permits. In addition, supervisors review and approve time cards; complete personnel evaluations in a timely manner; draft and issue discipline, respond to grievances, communicate issues, concerns and recommendations both with management and staff. Supervisors also plan, schedule, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.

Three years of experience overseeing and directing the work of personnel involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of a water distribution system

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Washington Driver's License at time of application with maintenance thereafter

Valid First Aid Certificate issued by the American Red Cross and valid CPR certificate by completion of probation

Completion of the Tacoma Water Apprenticeship Program or Washington State Water Distribution Manager I certification

Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC) by the end of the probationary period




APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityoftacoma.org

Surface Water Engineer (Senior Engineer **)

**Candidates with less experience or without a Professional Engineer's License may be considered for an Associate Engineer or Engineer position.

The Natural Resources Division of the Public Works Department is looking for energetic and innovative engineer who shares the City's commitment and passion for the environment to join our team as a Surface Water Engineer. The successful candidate will support the implementation of our innovative regional facilities and watershed management plans that integrate stormwater management, stream restoration, and groundwater protection. This position also manages stream, habitat and stormwater capital and operational projects and programs, and partners with other staff to support our vibrant urban community, while providing a lasting natural legacy.

Responsibilities will include:

• Manage stormwater and/or stream and habitat restoration projects from inception to final design, to include selection and management of consultant and project teams;
• Field work, including investigation and resolution of citizen inquiries and complaints, stream reconnaissance, condition assessment, code enforcement support and in-field consultation during project construction;
• Assist the engineering supervisor with strategic water resources infrastructure planning and policy review and development;
• Collaborate with other functional areas in planning and project development to maximize stream and habitat function and value, while balancing other City needs and interests;
• Secure environmental permits and grants from relevant agencies, and maintain productive working relationships with local Tribes and resource agencies;
• Support development review and operations staff with policy and in-field expertise;
• Review of capital and private development projects for compliance with stormwater management and critical area regulations;
• Provide technical expertise to other functional areas.

To Apply:

A cover letter and resume must be submitted with your application at www.redmond.gov.


Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Are you looking for a way to make a difference? When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Level Infrastructure Engineer with experience managing and executing work involving utility infrastructure projects for the water industry (water and wastewater). You will have an essential role in our Pacific Northwest Area infrastructure business and client connections, based in our Portland, Oregon office. In collaboration with the local Portland office leader, Client Service Managers, Technical Service Leaders, and the Marketing Manager, you will maintain and develop client relationships, connect BC solutions to client needs and lead project teams in quality project delivery.

The Pacific Northwest Region is a thriving/growing area demanding differentiating client service, sustainable and innovative solutions, and effective collaboration with our technical service providers and client contacts. This is a highly strategic position for someone who takes pride in exceptional client service, and positive results for our environment and clients.

Job Expectations:

Manage and execute work on wastewater and water utilities projects involving wastewater and storm water collection, conveyance, and treatment and water distribution
Perform technical research, and be able to communicate and apply this knowledge
Lead project team in planning and/or designing a major engineering project and coordinate special planning, economic, and engineering studies
Provide consultation in specialized areas related to efficient design management for treatment plant, pumping station, and bio-system facility planning and design. Make decisions and solve problems
Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve design production and efficiency
Prepare and make presentations to clients and for professional meetings
Direct the work of drafters and designers, coordinate with other disciplines
Supervise, delegate and oversee the work of technical staff and engineers
Assist with and lead business development pursuits
Coach and mentor junior engineers and designers
Desired Skills and Experience:

B.S. degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field required; M.S. preferred
Minimum of 10 years of experience in municipal engineering and consulting preferred
Experience should also include: trenchless rehabilitation and condition assessment, site and facility layouts, inflow/ infiltration studies and infrastructure evaluations, water supply transmission design and wastewater conveyance and treatment design
Strong project management skills required
Professional Engineer (PE) License required
Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience a plus
Previous supervisory experience a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports and documents required.

Qualified candidates should apply online to: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1&rid=2602


Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer a defined Progression Path advancement program; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentations as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please visit our Web site at www.brownandcaldwell.com to apply online and for additional career opportunities. Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.





APPLICATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

APPLICATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Opening Date: July 24, 2016
Salary Range: $5189-6314/month
Closing Date: open until filled
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NATURE OF POSITION
Administer, monitor, operate and report on the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and other applications used in the City’s Public Works Department. Build models using system data to forecast resource and workload needs; report on financial trends and operational effectiveness. Work supports the City’s Public Works department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Supervision is provided by the Technology Services Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Employees of the City of Walla Walla are expected to model and foster the City’s core values:
Customer Focus - Excellence – Stewardship - Communication - Leadership - Integrity
2.Administers the full lifecycle of enterprise class applications, including system requirement upgrades, training and scripting.
3.Perform detailed analysis and prepare comprehensive reports to support business operations for the Public Works Department.
4.Responsible for implementation and administration of AMI and CMMS systems, including programming, hardware, radios and data collection.
5.Coordinates with the GIS division in order to develop the database relationship between the CMMS and AMI systems.
6.Track, maintain and analyze data to provide current information and reports on AMI, CMMS and meter operations.
7.Monitor leak detection and backflow reports to provide cross connection control/FOG staff with list of required information for follow-up investigation.
8.Assist in gathering information to report needs for both internal and external use (committee reports, benchmarking surveys, annual reports, etc.).
9.Develop and prepare data queries using a variety of reporting interfaces, tools and applications.
10.Implement, monitor, and analyze reports for the irrigation conservation program and for high consumer commercial/industrial customers; report identified high or low water consumption for further evaluation.
11.Provide technical support in planning of new database systems including hardware, operating systems, licensing and storage requirements.
12.Implement client-server users and applications; implement and use relational databases.
13.Enforce data quality standards and perform quality control checks.
14.Evaluate and recommend improvements in operations, systems, procedures, policies and methods.
15.Provide consumption, billing and conservation support to the public in compliance with the Public Records Act.
16.Programs residential meters/radios.
17.Conduct training on department specific software and database applications. Create training aids and instructional documentation.
18.Create and maintain database for monthly Cross Connection Control Survey schedule.
19.Maintains strict confidentiality in management of computerized maintenance systems, client-user databases and financial information.
20.Assist in presenting materials generated by the department to City elected officials, the public, and other City personnel.
21.Develop, implement, evaluate or lead projects and initiatives as required.
22.Manage vendor relationships. Report bugs and systemic issues on behalf of front end users. Act as lead for deployment related issues and collaborates with various internal resources and managers where applicable.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
1.Demonstrate punctual, regular and reliable attendance.
2.Present a positive, professional image; maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; assure excellent customer service with internal and external customers.
3.Execute assignments, projects and job responsibilities efficiently and within defined timeframes; work independently and effectively with little direction.
4.Demonstrate good judgment and employ critical thinking to execute duties, identify issues, seek solutions and recommend improvements in support of departmental goals.
5.Provide assistance to staff and higher level management; participate in training, meetings, and participate on committees as assigned.
6.Respect the value of diversity in the workplace and the community.
7.Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, SQL databases, computerized maintenance management software and CRM applications.
•Principles and techniques of data analysis, GIS, database design and reporting using SQL.
•Current understanding of database security best practices and design principals; relational databases and tools used to manipulate stored data and produce reports.
•Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; present ideas and concepts clearly and concisely; ability to explain data and technology processing requirements to users in non-technical and understandable terms.
•Proficient with modern office practices and procedures.
•Proficient with contemporary research techniques and resources; data analysis, reporting and presentation methods.
•Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain codes, rules and regulations, policies and procedures; City and department organization, operations, policies and objectives.
•Ability to handle routine and emergency situations with speed and accuracy.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Operate business and office machines including multi-line telephone system, personal computers, copiers, scanners, FAX machine, and calculators.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting and standing for extended periods of time; seeing, hearing and speaking to exchange information; repetitive hand movements; intermittently stand, walk, kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist and lift up to 20 pounds. Type, transcribe materials and operate office equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is primarily performed in an office environment where noise, frequent interruptions and lack of private
work space may be present. Some assignments require sitting for extended periods of time. Work environment periodically has associated pressures from stringent workload deadlines and schedules. Occasional outdoor work environments with exposure to seasonal conditions and inclement weather, including driving a vehicle to conduct work in all weather conditions. Work may be performed around and within the proximity of moving objects including vehicles and related traffic hazards.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other related field or five (5) years progressively related experience in implementing enterprise applications with a high level of experience in data analysis and reporting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid State driver’s license and proof of good driving record.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of programs/databases including Sensus Analytics, Tokay, Inframap, CMMS and CRM programs, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Knowledge of Radio Frequencies (RF) and SEC regulations. Bilingual in Spanish.
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APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:

A completed City application and resume are required to apply. Applications may be found on the Human Resources page of the City of Walla Walla website: wallawallawa.gov.

Applicants whose experience most closely meets the requirements of the position will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an oral panel interview, reference inquiries and may include a criminal background check and consumer report. The incumbent will serve a six-month trial service period. Completed application packages can be mailed to:

CITY OF WALLA WALLA-HR
15 N. Third Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Email to hr@wallawallawa.gov or faxed to (509) 524-7935.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Walla Walla will provide reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants if requested. Please notify the Human Resources office at least 5 days prior to the need.
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NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT EMPLOYER
THE CITY OF WALLA WALLA DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.

MINORITIES AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL SPECIALIST

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL SPECIALIST
[FOG program emphasis]
Opening Date: July 15, 2016
Salary Range: $3781-$4827/month
Closing Date: open until filled
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NATURE OF POSITION
Provide quality assurance of City drinking water throughout the distribution system. Manage state required Cross Connection Control and FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) programs for the waste water utility. Perform regulatory and mandatory compliance duties of a Group A, Class 3 Water Distribution System. Develop, organize and implement water quality programs; inspect and recommend consumer actions that ensure protection of the City water distribution system from pollutants and contaminants; and prevent the disposal of fats, oils and grease to the Waste Water Collection System.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
General direction and oversight is provided by the Water Distribution Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Employees of the City of Walla Walla are expected to model and foster the City’s core values: Customer Focus - Excellence – Stewardship - Communication - Leadership - Integrity
2.Provide exemplary customer service to all individuals; actively participate in maintaining a positive customer service environment.
3.Administer and oversee the Cross-Connection Control and FOG Programs to ensure they are implemented, current and enforced; assure compliance with applicable Washington State Department of Health Regulations.
4.Work with the Engineering division to develop standard cross connection plans and specifications; review proposed new construction plans; conduct flow and pressure testing; relevant cross connection/FOG related concerns.
5.Maintain electronic records in accordance with the Cross-Connection Control and FOG Program; prepare a variety of related reports such as Water Quality Analysis, Cross-Connection Control inspection records, and bacteriological testing reports.
6.Collaborate with Building Officials regarding new construction; determine requirements for cross-connection control protection/FOG for the City's water system and the device(s) to be installed.
7.Work with GIS department using technical, analytical skills and knowledge to collect, capture, process, and report on utility assets.
8.Develop, organize and implement backflow prevention programs; conduct ongoing inspections of new and existing installations; monitor, test and repair the City’s approved backflow assemblies; monitor and test results of City water and waste utility department assemblies.
9.Provide consultation and assistance to City departments and private sector customers regarding installation requirements including troubleshooting, maintenance and repair. Attend appropriate meetings as required.
10.Work with property owners and businesses to determine compliance requirements, violations, corrective measures, and enforcement actions.
11.Investigate and respond to complaints regarding water quality concerns including pressure, taste and odor; consult with customers at location; take samples; complete all required documentation and follow up with customers as appropriate.
12.Perform sample testing, including ph levels, hardness, alkalinity and chlorine residual as required; assist in system contamination concerns including isolation, flushing and sample gathering.
13.Provide annual test due notification letters to owners of backflow assemblies; recommend service shut-off as warranted when the risk of water system contamination is high.
14.Participate in the inspection of water distribution capital improvement projects.
15.Coordinate findings of inspections and enforcement activities with Waste Water Collections and Waste Water Treatment.
16.Research construction innovations and trends in the field of water distribution operations. Remain informed of relevant state and federal regulations.
17.Participate in the 7 day on-call rotation. Respond to emergency calls off-hours for operations and repair for all of Public Works Divisions.
18.Perform related duties and responsibilities in support of the Water Distribution Division as required. May provide back-up services for the Public Works Divisions.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
1.Demonstrate punctual, regular and reliable attendance which is essential for successful job performance.
2.Present a positive, professional image; maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; assure excellent customer service with internal and external customers.
3.Execute assignments, projects and job responsibilities efficiently and within defined timeframes; work independently and effectively with little direction.
4.Demonstrate good judgment and employ critical thinking to execute duties, identify issues, seek solutions and recommend improvements in support of departmental goals.
5.Provide assistance to staff and higher level management; participate in resolving operational or interpersonal concerns; participate in training, meetings, and on committees as assigned.
6.Respect the value of diversity in the workplace and the community.
7.Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations including Walla Walla Municipal Codes; Washington Administration Codes; Uniform Plumbing Codes as they apply to Cross Connection Control and wastewater systems.
•Knowledge of operational characteristics of water, including gravity and pumped delivery, and pressure control and reduction. Understanding of indoor potable water systems, lawn irrigation systems, and all types of industrial or medical equipment connected to our potable water supply.
•Knowledge of hazards and standard safe work precautions; safety measures related to excavation, trenches and confined spaces; precautions related to work on or near a traffic right-of-way.
•Ability to coordinate logistics and navigate the layout of systems using a Water Distribution, Sanitary Sewer, Street Lighting and Storm Water map or Atlas; read and interpret operational and technical manuals, maps, blueprints, drawings, and diagrams; prepare as-built drawings for atlas updates.
•Familiar with business management principles and able to perform administrative work including record keeping, reporting, and budget control; familiar with modern office procedures, methods, computers and standard office equipment operations.
•Technical and analytical skills to operate specialized equipment including sensitive computerized instrumentation devices to extract data and accurately utilize device outputs for analysis.
•Understand and use software programs, electronic browser, SCADA, and Computer Maintenance Management Systems including Cartegraph, Tokay and Inframap.
•Able to operate and maintain hand tools, power tools and a variety of other specialized equipment used in the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of water systems.
•Mark and locate water, sanitary sewer, storm water, power and communication utilities.
•Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills including tact, patience, courtesy, respect, responsiveness, understanding and fairness.
•Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems; independently perform difficult and complex tasks; demonstrate enthusiasm for continuous improvement and attentiveness to detail.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
A variety of hand tools, power tools and specialized equipment including valve exercising equipment, backflow testing equipment, confined space retrieval equipment, water pumps, hand pumps and industrial gas powered pump units. A variety of electronic devices and sensitive equipment such as atmospheric testers, metal detectors, underground electronic locators, GPS recording devices and chlorine residual analyzers. Heavy equipment vehicles such as dump trucks and wheel loaders. Standard office equipment such as desk top and lap top computers, copiers, scanners and phones.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Walking, standing, bending, or crouching or kneeling down for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate specialized equipment and execute repetitive hand movements; Sitting for extended periods of time; seeing and hearing to identify information; speaking and writing to exchange information; pushing, pulling and lifting up to 20 pounds; operating assigned equipment and vehicles.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Outdoor work environment exposed to seasonal conditions and inclement weather, including driving a vehicle to conduct work in all weather conditions. Work may be performed around and within the proximity of moving objects including vehicles and related traffic hazards; excavations and confined space; dissatisfied or aggressive individuals.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent; minimum of six years progressively responsible experience in cross connection control, sampling and repair of water distribution systems and components; minimum three years of heavy equipment operation in residential and commercial settings. Valid State driver’s license and proof of good driving record; Class A or B CDL with air brakes and tanker endorsement; State of Washington Department of Health Water Distribution Manager II certification; State of Washington Department of Health Cross Connection Specialist certification; State of Washington Department of Health Backflow Assembly Tester certification.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Ten years progressively responsible experience in cross connection control, sampling and repair of water distribution systems and components; two years of water treatment operation or related experience. Bilingual in Spanish.
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APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:

A completed City application and resume are required to apply. Applications may be found on the Human Resources page of the City of Walla Walla website: wallawallawa.gov.

Special application requirements include:


• Copy of CDL license with endorsements
• Copy of Water Distribution Manager II certification
• Copy of Cross Connection Specialist certification
• Copy of Backflow Assembly Tester certification

Applicants whose experience most closely meets the requirements of the position will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an oral panel interview, reference inquiries and may include a criminal background check and consumer report. The incumbent will serve a six-month trial service period. Completed application packages can be mailed to:

CITY OF WALLA WALLA-HR
15 N. Third Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Email to hr@wallawallawa.gov or faxed to (509) 524-7935.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Walla Walla will provide reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants if requested. Please notify the Human Resources office at least 5 days prior to the need.
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NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT EMPLOYER
THE CITY OF WALLA WALLA DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.

MINORITIES AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Civil Engineer III - Water Utility

Position with the City of Renton, WA - Drinking Water Utility

See on-line advertisement and link to on-line application at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rentonwa/jobs/1495249/civil-engineer-iii-water-utility

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

1055 South Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057
425-430-7660

bsandler@rentonwa.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $6,307.00 - $7,680.00 Monthly
$75,684.00 - $92,160.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/01/16
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

UNION AFFILIATION: AFSCME, Local 2170

DEPARTMENT: Public Works - Utility Systems

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position is Open Until Filled with a first review of applications August 12, 2016.
Please remember to attach a resume and cover letter to your online application.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, plan and conduct complex and large scale
engineering studies and projects for public drinking water system infrastructure; coordinate and direct outside engineering consultants and firms on assigned projects and studies.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Civil Engineer III performs complex design, project management, reviews and signs
engineering drawings as assigned and represents the City on large-scale projects and
complex engineering reviews. Incumbents integrate numerous engineering and construction
disciplines. Incumbents are required to exercise greater people interaction and integrate
engineering principles in creating new structures.

SUPERVISION:

Reports To: Water Utility Manager
Supervises: None

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

Plan and conduct large-scale engineering studies for public water system infrastructure
utilizing staff from within the City or outside consultants as necessary; develop timelines, specifications and project objectives; monitor progress and provide periodic reports regarding assigned projects.

Develop specifications and cost estimates for bids on major water system infrastructure
and water quality improvement projects requiring outside consulting assistance; participate in the selection of consultants; negotiate and monitor contracts and services of outside firms to assure compliance with specifications, timelines and City ordinances and policies; approve payments to contractors on major projects as appropriate and submit to superiors for final authorization.

Provide work direction and guidance to other engineering personnel on City projects as
requested; provide project leadership as assigned on projects requiring City personnel;
establish and maintain project schedules and activities.

Provide written and verbal reports as necessary on assigned projects and contracts;
present reports to outside groups, City Council, commissions or others as requested;
maintain records for assigned activities.

Meet with City personnel as necessary on capital construction, transportation, utility
projects and studies to assure needs are being met by proposed designs and
specifications; assure proper communication at key intervals between consultants,
contractors, department heads and others.

Review complex architectural and engineering plans and drawings for major water system
infrastructure and water quality improvement construction projects within the City to
assure compliance with City ordinances and policies; approve plans or indicate deficiencies with corrective action guidelines.

Make complex calculations involving assigned engineering specialty including utilities,
construction, transportation and others; review calculations and designs of others to assure conformance with City engineering standards.

Prepare and review drawings and design as necessary for major projects to lead or assist
in the overall design effort.

Prepare engineering drawings in support of technical models for permit review, in-house
projects and project management.

Provide for and lead plan reviews for outside contractors on major projects and studies to
assure compliance of building and other construction with City codes, ordinances and
policies; inspect sites as necessary.

Interpret and analyze technical information from various databases, including ArcGIS,
water system hydraulic model and water quality database.

Standard Functions:

Perform related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field and
four years increasingly responsible engineering experience in the field of drinking water
system and project management.

Some positions in this classification may require a Professional Engineer license.

Valid Washington State driver's license.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to:

Perform difficult and complex engineering mathematical computations.

Design and evaluate engineering projects to assure objectives and codes are
followed.

Compile and analyze statistical and technical information, maps, research data and
other pertinent data.

Prepare and obtain state and federal permits required for Capital Improvement
Program projects associated with field of specialty.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Make verbal presentations and lead technical meetings.

Meet schedules, commitments and time lines.

Plan, organize and lead complex projects involving other technical personnel.

Interpret, apply and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Observe legal and defensive driving practices.

Knowledge of:

Advanced principles, practices, methods and techniques of civil engineering.

Technical specialty within engineering discipline appropriate to assignment.

Modern engineering methods as applied to the design, project management and
construction of public works, public utilities, transportation and general construction.

Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

SEPA and/or NEPA environmental review requirements associated with field of
specialty.

Oral and written communication skills.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Principles of work direction and guidance of other technical personnel on project
teams.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is performed in office and field environments.

Office Coordinator

Providing office coordination, word processing, document control, and general administrative support to the Portland office.

West Yost Associates (West Yost) is seeking a full-time Office Coordinator at our Portland Oregon office. The ideal candidate will have good working and technical knowledge of water engineering and geological terms and have a passion for document standardization, formalization, and processes.

Key Responsibilities and Functions:
Serve as the primary document and office coordinator in the Portland Oregon office

Edit documents for spelling and grammatical accuracy

Format reports, letters, technical documents, and presentations to West Yost standards

Provide quality assurance/quality control of all final work products

Assist in general administrative tasks including answering phones, faxing, copying, filing, organizing, and mailing as needed

Provide information to callers, schedule appointments, and support the engineering staff by providing high-level clerical and administrative support

Professionally greet clients, vendors, and visiting employees

Coordinate internal meetings and lunches

Make deliveries to clients and other area offices
Provide general office maintenance such as order supplies and coordinate office equipment maintenance

Candidates must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat, and highly developed editing and technical writing skills with strong attention to detail. A minimum of 5 years of word processing and administrative experience, preferably within an engineering consulting firm or a related industry, is required. Candidates must have a word processing certificate, associate degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional requirements include a valid Oregon Driver License and the ability to lift up to 20 pounds. Salary commensurate with experience.

Visit www.westyost.com for more information and other opportunities. This full-time, regular position is available in Portland, Oregon.

Other Information
• Office location: Portland, OR
• No sponsorship is available for this position
• West Yost Associates is an Affirmative Action Participant EOE/M/F/D/V

Please include a cover letter describing your interest in, and fit for this specific position.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2016

To apply for this position:
Apply Now: https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/WYOST.jobs?ApplyToJob=83952523

For More Information Contact:
Sonia Olton, HR Manager
Careers@westyost.com

Engineer II

Engineer desired with a strong interest in water and wastewater distribution design.

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

Key Responsibilities and Functions:
•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, master plans, and other reports related to the planning and design of pipelines and pump stations

•Clear and concise, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

•Other related civil/environmental engineering tasks

Candidates must have a BS or MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering and have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination. The ideal candidate will have relevant coursework or experience in piping and pump station planning and design for water and wastewater collections systems. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential. Relevant experience and CAD, Civil3D, and GIS skills are 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 Portland.

Other Information
•Office location: Portland, OR
•No sponsorship is available for this position
•West Yost Associates is an Affirmative Action Participant EOE/M/F/D/V

Please include a cover letter describing your interest in, and fit for this specific position.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2016

To apply for this position:

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Maintenance Technician 2

Olympic View Water and Sewer District is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Technician 2. Primary duties include maintenance and repair of water distribution and sewer collection systems. Applicants should have experience and knowledge of practices and procedures used to repair, service, and maintain a variety of district property. The applicant must have demonstrated ability to operate light and medium duty construction equipment and perform heavy manual work. The ability to interact effectively with the public is essential. Work is performed in the field with exposure to extreme weather conditions.

Valid Washington State Driver’s license and clean driving record is required. A current Class B CDL with Tanker and Airbrake Endorsement preferred. Water Distribution Manager, Wastewater Collection Specialist, CDL, and Water Treatment Plant Operator certifications must be obtained within one year. Membership in union is mandatory. Salary $4,388 – 4,752 monthly. Benefits include paid Vacation, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance and State Retirement Plan.
Application and job description is available at www.olympicviewwater.com and must be returned to:

Olympic View Water and Sewer District
8128 228th Street SW
Edmonds, WA 98026

Other positions are also available on District website.
District application is required. Open until filled.

Water Foreman/Operator

Job Title: Water Foreman/Operator
Department: Water Department
Wage: $36.30 per hour
Position Closes on: Open until filled


POSITION SUMMARY AND SCOPE OF RESONSIBILITY

Water Foreman is a union position and is responsible for construction, maintenance and operation of Parkland Light and Water Company’s (PL&WCo) water distribution system. This position requires little supervision. Responsible for the safety of assigned crew(s), onsite work performance and in compliance with all federal, state, local regulations, company policies and standards. Must live within a 30 mile radios to PL&WCo. (12918 Park Ave S, Tacoma WA 98444) To apply you can download an application off of our website www.plw.coop. and mail to Parkland Light & Water Company, P.O. Box 44426 Tacoma, WA 98448.

POSITION DUTIES

REPORTS TO:

This position reports to the Water Superintendent. This position supervises other positions/crews, provides work assignments and instruction to construction and/or treatment personnel, contractors, seasonal and temporary workers. If possess a Washington State Treatment Plant Operator 2 Certification, will assist treatment operations during the absence of the Water Treatment Foreman.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

• Back Hoe operator experience required.
• Perform skilled work in construction, locating, maintenance and repair of services, water lines, raise and/or repair valves, hydrants, meters, and other water system facilities.
• Keeping up-to-date on new regulations and procedures for operating a Class A public water system.
• Flushing water mains, pressure testing, and water quality sample collection on new construction.
• Ensuring crews are keeping all vehicles clean and making minor corrections to vehicles on a daily basis, as well as bi-weekly vehicle inspections.
• Must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Must possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Document corrections to current maps by providing sketches or digital photos with measurements for the engineering department to make corrects to improve utility maps
• Review plans for construction projects.
• Review work orders, determines work priorities, schedules, supervises and assigns work to construction crew(s).
• Meets with Pierce County on county road projects that impact Company facilities.
• Services and maintains tools and equipment used to repair water system facilities.
• Assesses job sites for hazardous conditions and set up proper barricades, warning signs, traffic cones, station flaggers or other channeling devices to safely move traffic, pedestrians and construction equipment around or through the construction zone/work area for the safety of the crew and the general public.
• Complete required paperwork and forms on a daily basis. (Service orders, work orders, material sheets, and time sheets)
• Train/share knowledge and skills with crew to build a teamwork environment.
• Maintain inventory. Along with crew, keep vehicles stocked with a minimum inventory of materials for emergency and daily work. Complete written material requisition forms so purchasing department can maintain minimum quantities of warehouse stock.
• Responds to job-site inquiries and communicates with contractors and property owners regarding work being performed and the impact work may have on their property.
• Provide excellent customer service by responding to customer complaints in a timely and courteous manner.
• Adjust crew assignments when meter reading department require assistance to perform disconnects, reading and delivering door hangers.
• Adjust crew assignments when needed to assist in staffing the water treatment/water quality operations for monitoring, maintenance of wells, pump station, storage tanks, treatment facilities, distribution chlorine testing and collection of water quality samples in conjunction with or during the absence of the Water Treatment Foreman.
• Will be assigned to week long after hour emergency call out duty on a rotating basis.
• Other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Duties are primarily performed in the field with exposure to extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time, confined spaces, automobile traffic, construction tools and equipment. Work involves exposure to fumes, loud noise, chemicals, pesticides, hostile animals, and angry customers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This job typically requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, reaching, standing, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Must be able to climb water towers up to 190 feet high. Must be able to wear a respirator to work with AC water pipe and dangerous chemicals.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge Of:
• Set-ups, layouts, practices, and procedures used to repair and service waterworks systems;
• Maintenance and repair of water facilities in a wide variety of weather conditions;
• Safety hazards inherent to outdoor construction work;
• General concrete, landscaping, paving, and erosion control;
• Safety rules and regulations;
• Basic mechanics for equipment, machinery, and hand tools used in construction work;
• Confined space entry and trenching and shoring regulations, procedures, and practices;
• Standards and regulations used in the installation of water systems.
• Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to field crew, customers, office employees, state, county officials and management staff.
• Team player with ability and desire to accept direction from others.
• Prompt and time sensitive to job completion.

Skills in:
• Operating construction equipment such as backhoes, boring machines, generator, jackhammers, and cut-off saws;
• Operating hand tools;
• Operating and maneuvering single and double axel dump trucks and trailers;
• Drawing as-built sketches; use of digital camera and laptop to assist engineering in documenting electronic as-built information;
• Reading blueprints, as-built sketches, and maps;
• Supervising staff with varying skill levels;
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees and the general public;
• Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction;
• Prioritizing work assignments and meeting deadlines;

Experience/Education: Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to effectively and efficiently perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Three years supervisory experience in utility maintenance and installation with a water purveyor or in a related industry.

Education:
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Must be willing to advance education.

Licensing Requirements:
Possess and maintain:

• Valid Washington State Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to PL&WCo and its insurance carrier.
• Commercial Driver’s Class A License with Airbrake Endorsement.
• Industrial First Aid and CPR Card within six months of employment.
• Certified Flagger Card within six months of employment.
• A Washington State Water Distribution Manager 3 Certification within 3 year of employment.
• A Washington State Cross Connection Specialist (CCS) Certification within 1 year of employment.


NOTES
SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS:
The Working Water Foreman position wage is $36.30 an hour, plus excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, pension, 401K, vacation, sick leave, life insurance, and eleven paid holidays.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement and may be changed or amended at any time to meet the needs of the Company.
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The statements contained in these job descriptions reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload. PL&WCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Treatment O&M Tech I or II - Canby, OR

Veolia North America seeks a Water Treatment O&M Tech I or II - Canby, OR

Summary:
Provides day-to-day monitoring and basic plant and pump/booster station operations, lab test and corrective, predictive and preventative maintenance activities. (Grade III facility)

•Water Treatment Grade III Certification preferred.
Qualification:
•High school diploma or GED equivalent
•Some vocational training and mechanical aptitude required, with the ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, scales, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.
•Two to five years of work experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to comprehend complex specifications, blueprints and manuals.
•Must be able to serve rotation 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
•Must possess a valid driver's license (commercial license is desirable) and a safe driving record.

For IMMEDIATE consideration, apply @
www.veolianorthamerica.com/careers Reference Job ID: 67060


Contact: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter, Veolia North America
Phone: 630-778-4810 / Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER/HYDRAULIC MODELER

Future team members may apply at:
http://www.prospera.com/CareerHubViewer/Post.aspx?ID=paceengineersinc_external_b6S3HkDy28Qo

What we’re looking for:
You should have 5 - 15 years of engineering experience on municipal public works projects as well as 5 - 10 years of experience hydraulic modeling for municipal utility systems. EIT Required and PE preferred.

What you’ll be doing:
You will be performing municipal water system analysis and computer modeling for small to large pipe networks up to 5,000 links, including fire flow analyses, extended period simulations, water quality analyses and model calibration. Occasionally you may conduct and observe field testing of hydrant flow tests and pumping facility tests. You will also review and interpret model output data to provide relevant conclusions and recommendations on system performance. You may also be asked to generates graphical output reports including contour maps, and EPS time performance graphs.Other responsibilities will include performing engineering calculations and design using specialized technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. You’ll be asked to develop plans, specifications and inspection reports as needed on assigned tasks to see that items are complete, accurate and in accordance with good engineering practice. You will be technically involved in the resolution of design problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, detailed design work and detailed checking of design computations done by others or general coordination of specific design aspects of a project. You may supervise and schedule work of other team members. You’ll work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects and you may be asked to coordinate projects with clients, contractors, outside consultants and firm staff. Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of assigned project work. You will make design recommendations, adaptations and modifications. And finally, you will perform calculations using engineering formulas and skills as well as prepare reports and correspondences concerning the direction of assigned projects.

What you need to know:
Knowledge of Civil 3D 2014Knowledge of ESRI ArcMap GIS softwareKnowledge of Hydraulic Modeling Software, including InfoWater and WaterGems

What educational background you will need:
Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering

What we’re offering:
We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, 401(k) program, ESOP, paid time off, transit reimbursement and incentive bonuses. PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PACE Engineers, Inc. is an employee-owned company providing quality professional civil and structural engineering, plannin g, surveying, and construction management services from offices in Kirkland and Wenatchee, Washington and Lake Oswego, Oregon. We have successfully completed projects for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors throughout the Northwest.

Operations Manager

OPERATIONS MANAGER
($73,812 - $94,200/yr. with excellent benefits)
Vacancy Due to Retirement

Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where great weather, recreational opportunities, and beautiful scenery are abound, providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board serves a total customer base of 12,875 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend and the surrounding area outside the city limits.

Benefits include excellent insurance plans (health, dental and vision) over 90% employer paid; 401(a) and 457(b) retirement plans can earn up to 26% annual retirement; paid life insurance and long term disability; 11 paid holidays; 6 annual administrative leave days; 11 annual vacation days; and 12 annual sick leave days.

The Operations Manager works under the general supervision of the General Manager and directs the construction, operations and maintenance activities of the Operations Division, including the water supply sources, treatment facilities, and pumping and distribution system. It exercises full supervision over the Water Treatment and Distribution Sections; evaluates work performance and makes decisions in selection, discharge, and personnel actions; assumes division 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 utility treatment and distribution operations and maintenance; two years of supervisor experience or education, graduation from a senior high school or GED, and an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Science, Water System, Civil Engineering Technology, or related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES: Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Water Treatment and Distribution Level III Certifications.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Business Administration or related field.

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 and distribution system should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.cbnbh2o.com. To download an employment application click Employment Opportunities.
First consideration of applications: July 25, 2016 – position open until filled.

For more information contact Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 or email karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

Electrical Engineer Department Manager

Electrical Engineering Department Manager - Municipal

Trindera Engineering has grown to one of the largest electrical and controls engineering firms in the region seeking highly motivated, positive people to join our team. If you are looking for a change, want to live in the beautiful northwest, engage in interesting projects and grow your career along with our company, we would like to hear from you! We have offices located in Coeur d'Alene, ID and Spokane, WA.

The Department Manager is a position tasked with directing and managing the activities, projects, programs and operations of the municipal engineering department. The engineering manager identifies and accomplishes Trindera’s business objectives, policies and plans. Manages marketing efforts (for the group) including, but not limited to, marketing calls, information gathering, project scoping, and presentations. Client management, including general client relations and client feedback. Engineer projects including, but not limited to, development of project drawings and specifications. Provides leadership in setting strategic management direction and aligns work plans with the company’s objectives. Collaborates with other managers across the organization to achieve the company’s goals.

This position will report to the Director of Engineering and will be based in the Spokane, WA office. Job requires regional travel up to 20% of the time.

Education/Experience Qualifications:
•A minimum of a bachelor's in electrical engineering.
•A minimum of 10 years in the electrical industry with experience with electrical design, five of which were in a supervisory role.
•Professional engineering registration preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:
•Must have excellent communication skills. Must be highly motivated with positive management skills and a strong commitment to Trindera’s mission and values.

•Skilled in the development of employees, including setting of individual performance objectives; coaching, guiding, training, and motivating subordinates; development of subordinate’s professional skills and competencies; measuring job performance, including performance evaluation; and identifying areas of opportunity to include implementation of appropriate developmental corrective plans.

•Fosters a professional image by personally being visible, a positive role model and displaying a positive attitude; inspires others.

•Knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code, Washington state electrical safety code for utilities, engineering principals, operations and maintenance, materials and equipment, EPA requirements and OSHA standards.

•Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

•Keeps current on technological advances in the engineering field.

Mental Demands/Working Conditions:
•Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.

•Ability to manage diverse work functions while balancing and adjusting priorities in accordance with changing requirements.

•Ability to respond quickly and effectively to a rapidly changing work environment.

•Ability to understand personal and departmental role in the bigger organization picture, and to respond as an effective team member.

•Ability to work under pressure. Must be able to make decisions with minimal data.

Trindera was founded with a belief in balance - not only in the corporate sense, but also beyond our office door. We invest in both public and private projects in our local communities, and we also serve a growing international client base. Trindera is a preferred provider for design of electrical, controls, lighting, automation and special systems.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to supporting training opportunities for continual professional development.

For consideration please apply at: www.trindera.com
For more information contact Frank Garcia at 208-620-3325 or fgarcia@trindera.com

All resumes received will be held in confidence.