OWASA is seeking a team member to join our capital improvements team as a Utilities Engineer. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of assigned capital improvement projects. Key responsibilities include:
Developing request for proposals qualifications to include contracts, cost estimates, bid/proposals, contract awards, etc.
Executing assigned capital improvement projects and studies by procuring and directing the work of consultants and contractors
Providing engineering expertise to ensure the successful completion of assigned capital improvement projects
Overseeing construction of assigned capital improvement projects in conjunction with resident project representatives
Maintaining project schedules and budgets, ensuring conformance with internal policies, engineering standards, and regulatory requirements
Responding to customer concerns and inquiries; Interacting with consultants, contractors, regulators, operations and professional staff, members of the public, and other stakeholders
Requires knowledge of engineering and project management principles and practices used in the design, permitting, and construction of public water and wastewater projects. Candidates should be self-motivated and have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a proven ability to effectively manage projects. There are two potential job classifications within this position.
The Utilities Engineer (Non-Registered) requires a bachelor’s degree with certification as an Engineer in Training and at least one year of relevant experience. A valid North Carolina Class C driver’s license is required. The salary range is $63,059 - $97,111.
The Utilities Engineer (Registered) requires a Professional Engineer license with a minimum of three of relevant experience and a North Carolina Class C driver’s license. The salary range is $69,365 - $106,823.
Team members are our most important resource. Benefits include:
Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System (pension plan)
Employer 457 Deferred Compensation contribution (no match required)
OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Visit www.owasa.org to apply for this excellent opportunity. This recruitment will close on February 13, 2023.
OWASA provides competitive pay and benefits in a safe, rewarding work environment.?
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing retail water, sewer and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.