The Green River/Rock Springs/Sweetwater County-Joint Powers Water Board (JPWB) is accepting applications for an Engineer. This full-time, FLSA exempt, fully benefited position is located at the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in Green River, Wyoming. The position is responsible for (but not limited to) all planning, engineering, and project management on JPWB facilities. Candidates must be a licensed professional (Civil) engineer (or ability to reciprocate from another State), with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. The JPWB offers an excellent benefit package including full participation in the Wyoming Retirement System and Health Insurance. Salary range for this position is $80,000 - $100,000 (annually), with starting salary to be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application information can be obtained at Wyoming Workforce Services - Rock Springs Workforce Center (www.wyomingatwork.com) or by contacting the JPWB at (307)875-4317 x 222. Applications will be accepted until June 14, 2019.
The Green River/Rock Springs/Sweetwater County-Joint Powers Water Board (JPWB) is the regional purveyor of potable water, suppling nearly 40,000 citizens in and around the Cities of Green River and Rock Springs. The JPWB owns and operates a 32 MGD surface water treatment plant delivering water to two Cities, four Districts and an industrial customer. The transmission and distribution system in these communities is owned by the JPWB but operated by the respective entity.
The purpose of this position is to provide engineering and project management for all JPWB owned facilities. This may involve initial planning, budgeting, funding, managing consultants, permitting, coordination with state agencies/funding partners, obtaining necessary permits and easements, directing contractors and all other aspects of a capital improvement project.
The position must coordinate, prepare permit applications, review construction plans, drawings, calculations, specifications, and reports. The position may also conduct research on regulations, standards, and historical data. On projects involving the Water Treatment Plant; the engineer must review, evaluate, and coordinate all asset improvements with Maintenance and Operations Managers. Additional duties may include preparing budget items for capital improvement projects and O & M budgets. On capital construction projects, the engineer may be responsible for overseeing the work of consultants in developing and administering: bid documents and addenda, construction plans and specifications for projects, responding to Requests for Information, developing work directives, evaluating/negotiating/preparing change orders, and the closing out of projects. Routinely the engineer will be visiting sites/facilities, utilize hydraulic model software and interpreting model results for use on capital improvements and private developments. Other duties include developing and implementing master plans for the water systems, as well as reviewing private development master plans, construction plans, and hydraulic calculations including evaluating the impact of private development on existing infrastructure. The engineer may be attending conferences, seminars, emergency training and response, and on occasion may be conducting meetings and/or communicating with the public.
Benefit Package Summary *
The JPWB offers an excellent benefit package. The JPWB participates in the Wyoming Retirement System (WRS). The WRS system is a defined pension plan managed by the State of Wyoming. Currently, the JPWB contributes not only the employer’s contribution but also the employee’s contribution (these contributions currently total 17.12% of the salary). In addition, employees may elect to utilize the WRS 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (the JPWB contributes $10/pay period to encourage enrollment). More information on these plans can be found at, https://retirement.state.wy.us .
Additionally, the JPWB currently provides full Heath Insurance coverage for the employee, spouse and dependents. The JPWB currently pays the monthly premiums as well as contributing to the employee’s HSA account.
The JPWB currently observes seven paid holidays and provides four additional floating holidays. Additionally, the JPWB provides paid vacation and sick leave pursuant to the current Employee Reference Guide and applicable amendments.
* The employee benefit package is made of several components, some of which are not under the control of the JPWB, therefore the specifics of the benefit can change over time. The JPWB annually reviews employee costs and the statements above are not a guarantee of future benefits, contributions or enrollment in specific plans.
About GR/RS/SW Co. Joint Powers Water Board
Wholesale water provider, serving the communities of 2 cities, 4 water districts and 1 industrial business located in Green River Wyoming.