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Careers in Water/Wastewater

The following positions have been submitted to KWEA for posting. Please contact the organization for each listing with any questions or follow-up. If you would like to add an open position to our list, please send us an email.

Open Positions

Lead Water/Wastewater Design Engineer

Mead & Hunt (Raleigh, NC; Charlotte, NC; Lexington, SC; Charleston, SC; Myrtle Beach, SC)

Mead & Hunt is looking for a licensed water/wastewater engineer to join their growing team. The engineer will be responsible for the water distribution and sewer collection system design. The engineer will responsible for producing engineering design plans and working hand-in-hand with technicians to design complex water/wastewater distribution/collection systems. This individual will have the opportunity to work closely with clients and work with a wide range of clients from local municipalities to DOT clients. This position presents tremendous career-growth potential, with the ability for a project engineer to be fast-tracked into a project management role in a relatively short period of time. The engineer will join a company that boasts a people-centered culture and offers flexibility to employees. This person can work from any Mead & Hunt office location listed above; please indicate location preference when applying for this position.


  • BS is Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Licensed PE (or ability to obtain your PE within 6 months; individuals sitting for the PE exam within the next year will also be considered).
  • The individual must have prior sewer collection and water distribution systems design experience.
  • Relevant software skills utilizing either AutoCAD or MicroStation for design.

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Inspection & Verification Operator – Utilities Water Pollution Control

City of Topeka

The Inspection & Verification Operator position performs front line support for the Collections section of the City of Topeka Utilities Water Pollution Control Division. This position is responsible for operating and maintaining a closed circuit television truck to assess the condition of existing pipe infrastructure and inspect new construction before it is accepted for maintenance. Conducts flow monitoring, building inspections, dyed water testing and performs daily data entry to accomplish all tasks associated with the operation, maintenance, inspection, installation and repair of the City's wastewater, storm water and flood control system assets and facilities.

Pay: $20.38 per hour

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Water Reclamation Facility Operator I

City of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Reclamation Facility Operator I.  Under the supervision of the Water Reclamation Facility Superintendent, the Water Reclamation Facility Operator I performs skilled and semi‑skilled labor in the maintenance and operation of Water Reclamation Facility and lift station.

Essential Functions:

  • 40% Utility Distribution, Collection and Operation
  • 40% Asset Maintenance and Repair
  • 20% Records and Reports

Pay: Grade 09 - $17.43 to $24.41 per hour

Closing Date: May 5, 2019

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