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Employment Opportunity with The Orange Water and Sewer Authority: System Development Leader (4182 hits)

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, seeks a highly responsible, results-oriented Engineering Manager to lead our
system development team.
This position oversees all aspects of water, sewer and reclaimed water system extension by the
development community including capacity assessment, design review, easement acquisition, permitting,
inspection and project close-out ensuring all work is accomplished in accordance with local, state and
federal regulations and OWASA policies, standards and specifications.
This position requires knowledge of engineering principles and practices used in the design and
construction of water, sewer and reclaimed water projects. Candidates should be self-motivated with the
strong ability and desire to lead others when it comes to development, team building, coaching, setting
clear work standards and assisting the team to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization. Candidates
should have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and have a proven ability to
work effectively with members of the public, regulators, developers, consultants, contractors and
government staff.
This position manages system development by guiding and directing OWASA’s Engineering Associate,
Engineering Technicians and Construction Inspectors; managing water and sewer extension projects;
resolving issues that arise during construction by meeting with developers or contractors; conducting
regular project review meetings; supporting improvements made to OWASA’s geographic information
system; updating OWASA’s standards and specifications; ensuring development plans comply with
OWASA’s backflow/cross-connection ordinance and grease and oil control standards; and coordinating
utility work with NCDOT roadway improvement projects.
Candidates should have five to seven years of experience modeling leadership behaviors, coaching and
supervising in a water utility environment or closely related field. Position requires a Professional
Engineer license and a North Carolina Class C driver’s license.
OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability,
creativity, diversity and inclusion.
Salary range: $82,044 - $126,349
Closing date: July 23, 2018
To complete an application visit www.owasa.org.
Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer.


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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, June 22nd 2018 at 8:16PM
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