Under general supervision of the Engineering Director, perform engineering project management work for a large variety of wastewater and reclaimed water pipeline, pumping, and treatment plant facilities including reclaimed water facilities.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Lead, facilitate, plan and complete engineering and project management tasks related to the construction and upgrade of treatment plant equipment, facilities and systems;
Manage the televising and condition assessment of off-site interceptor sewers and manholes and prioritize and develop rehabilitation and replacement projects.
Provide project management and necessary engineering services for treatment plant projects with an emphasis on asset rehabilitation and upgrade projects. Assets include equipment and groups of equipment systems essential to treatment plants. Work involves coordinating and sequencing to upgrade systems without stopping necessary treatment processes.
Coordinate efforts with plant operations and maintenance staff during all phases of a project: planning, design, construction, start-up and commissioning and project close-out and warranty periods for all types of treatment plant and pipeline projects;
Perform engineering duties in the preparation, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and analysis of engineering projects.
Attend meetings and assist in project development as necessary to develop projects and perform Engineering reviews of project proposals with assistance from and coordination with other Engineering and Plant Operations and Maintenance staff;
Provide project management support to various divisions and departments of the treatment plant including the Engineering Director, Executive Director, Facilities Director, Wastewater Engineers, Construction Managers, the Capital Planning Manager and Asset Manager.
Manage plant upgrade project development to establish the most cost-effective and highest quality project. Perform Business Case Evaluations to include life-cycle cost analyses;
Work with engineering consultants to develop scopes-of-work, and review and coordinate the review by plant staff. Coordinate with additional departments (Community Relations, Legal, Contract Administration, etc.) as necessary for each project;
Facilitate and assist with training, O&M review and response, and provide operational oversight and coordination during new project start-up and commissioning:
Assist or lead permitting efforts for new projects;
Perform project scheduling utilizing MS Project;
Use engineering and operational expertise to assist in coordinating construction activities with plant operations;
Supervise Construction Managers and provide support for construction management duties as needed;
Provide project engineering and project management for asset management projects and non-construction projects as needed.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with ABET certified program in civil engineering or closely related field and five or more years of experience relating to the duties of the position. Certification as a Professional Engineer by the State of Washington or ability to obtain certification within two years.
Knowledge of wastewater treatment, water quality, ecology, and/or related sciences preferred. Professional experience with government agencies, utilities, and/or environmental organizations is desirable.
About LOTT Clean Water Alliance
The LOTT Alliance's mission is to preserve and protect public health and the environment by cleaning and restoring water resources for our communities. To accomplish that mission, LOTT owns and operates wastewater and reclaimed water facilities throughout the Lacey-Olympia-Tumwater area. These include our main centralized treatment plant, a satellite reclaimed water treatment plant, a 40-acre park-like setting featuring reclaimed water ponds and groundwater recharge basins, three pump stations, and miles of main sewer interceptor pipelines.