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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

Operations Specialist

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions to help provde safe drinking water and wastewater treatment to communities worldwide.  We serve public and private clients with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency, and reliability. Black & Veatch helps clients with startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, and training of their operations staff to be able to effectively operate the new and upgraded facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide startup, commissioning and troubleshooting services for conventional and advanced wastewater treatment. 
  • Prepares standard operating procedures and operation and maintenance manuals for new and existing facilities.
  • Perform onsite training for operations staff.
  • Conduct facility assessments by evaluating staffing levels, O&M costs, and system redundancy to ensure reliable operations.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years' of experience performing duties similar to those of an Environmental Scientist 2. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
At least 5 years experience in wastewater operations or commissioning of wastewater plants.  Plant startup and commissioning experience a must.  Technical writing skills and basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PDF, Microsoft Visio) are a must.

Wastewater Operators License Preferred

Closing Date: Open until filled

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