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Associate Engineer, Engineer, Project Engineer
 JOB OPPORTUNITY – Associate Engineer, Engineer or Project Engineer- Capital or Development Focus


The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) seeks qualified water and wastewater utility engineers to perform core roles in planning and managing the design and construction of capital infrastructure projects for a regional water and wastewater utility. We are currently looking to fill three Engineer positions that will have a Capital Projects focus and one position that will focus more on the Development side. 


AWWD’s 45-square mile service area covers portions of multiple jurisdictions and is a critical link between the county’s major water source (City of Everett), direct customers, and a group of retail water providers. The District also routes sewage from multiple jurisdictions to King County’s Brightwater sewage treatment plant. A desire to participate and contribute in the development and renewal of this critical public service is foundational to a career at AWWD. 

The Engineering & Development Department is hiring three (3) new full-time team members to work on projects that include:

· Sewer main and water main design and construction

· Wastewater treatment plant upgrades

· Water and wastewater system modeling & flow monitoring

· Infrastructure condition assessment planning and analysis

· Telemetry & SCADA system design & upgrade

· Pump and lift station planning, design and construction.

The Engineering & Development Department is hiring one (1) new full-time team member that will provide engineering and technical support to the workgroup.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the engineering and construction elements of development.  Knowledge and experience with land use planning as well as the operation and maintenance of a water utility is highly desirable.  This role will best be served by a knowledgeable professional with project management experience who is a team builder and practices effective leadership and mentorship.

The design and project management focus of our engineer positions are critical to support the resiliency, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of AWWD’s infrastructure. These positions will work closely with, or report to, the Utility Program Manager to implement infrastructure growth and renewal projects. 

The ideal candidates will have a strong background in water utility engineering and project management. Knowledge of and experience with the operation and maintenance of a water utility is highly desirable. Positions will be filled at the skill level and experience of the applicant. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and will regularly interact with a wide variety of our customers, consultants and partners, including neighboring city and district staff and managers, county and state staff, as well as AWWD’s own management and Board. 


Annual Salary: 

Project Engineer:          $106.204 - $142,376

Engineer:                      $92,768 - $124,363   

Associate Engineer:     $81,057 - $108.638



 Project Engineer:     Four years of progressively responsible civil (or related) engineering experience as a licensed Professional Engineer. 

Engineer:  Three years of civil (or related) engineering experience and a Professional Engineer (PE) license. 


Associate Engineer:   Ability to earn Washington State Engineer-in-Training certificate within six months and desired one year of engineering experience. 



· Medical, Dental and Vision (with coverage for family)

· Vacation and Sick Leave

· Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)

· Deferred Compensation (457) with Employer Match

· Training and Educational Assistance

· Wellness Incentive

· Commute Trip Reduction Incentive

· Flexible Spending Accounts

· Life/Disability Insurance 

· Training / Development




To understand the full requirements and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for these positions, please see the complete job descriptions at awwd.com/careers. 

 Applicants should apply for the classification they feel is most relevant to their skills and experience.  Candidates should indicate which position they wish to be considered for in their cover letter. 

 To apply online go to  www.awwd.com/careers.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates chosen to move forward in the process will be contacted via phone or email. 

Contact Brooklyn Lee, HR Analyst, with questions at 425.582.3922 or by email at blee@awwd.com      

Prior to employment, a criminal history background check, driving record check, and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free environment.

 Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older.


Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?


The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. AWWD provides one of the most crucial public health and economic support roles in our community: ensuring that customers have access to safe, high-quality drinking water in their homes and businesses, and reliable wastewater collection and treatment services. 

We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and serve the residents and businesses in our community every day. Spanning 45-square miles in south Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water and wastewater district in the State of Washington.   

Position: Associate Engineer, Engineer, Project Engineer
Organization: Alderwood Water & Wastewater District
Location: Lynnwood,  WA 
United States
Salary: Annual - $81,057 - $142,376 depending on qualifications
Posting Start Date: 3/13/2023
Date Posted: 3/13/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 4/27/2023
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Alderwood Water & Wastewater District
3626 - 156th St SW

Lynnwood,  WA 98087
United States
(425) 741-7931
Sheileen Lopez