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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

Water/Wastewater Design Lead

Mead & Hunt – Daytona Beach, FL

Mead & Hunt is looking for a licensed water/wastewater design engineer to serve as the technical lead on municipal water/wastewater projects. The Daytona Beach office is the water/wastewater design hub for Mead & Hunt and this individual will have the opportunity to work on a wide-range of company-wide municipal water/wastewater projects. This is a newly created position due to an increase of backlog and is a great opportunity for the engineer to work hand-in-hand with the water/wastewater leaders of the company. The individual will manage water and wastewater engineering projects; lead projects and project teams; oversee design and perform technical design tasks; serve as a client manager.

Local experience is not required; relocation will be provided.

The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package including a generous compensation, tuition reimbursement, medical & dental insurance, 401 (k), ownership opportunities, and perhaps the greatest perk of all—minimal travel.


  • BS (or higher) in Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 6+ years of related experience
  • Licensed professional engineer
  • Prior municipal water/wastewater design experience required

To Apply: Email Gail Doyle

Utility Operator I

City of Derby

The Public Works Utilities Division in Derby is looking for civic minded men and women who have a desire to learn and grow in a Utility Division.

Essential Functions:

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

Pay: $15.10/hr

View details and apply online

Wastewater Plant Supervisor

City of Salina

Supervises 10-13 plant operators & personnel engaged in a wide variety of work involving the operation & maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment facility & related equipment; prepares employee shift schedules & work assignments; evaluates personnel performance as required; assists in preparing, analyzing, & filing of paper & digital operational, state, & federal reports; assists in long-range planning, budget preparation, & budget control; utilizes computer based SCADA & asset/preventative software program as necessary to complete assignments; maintains current knowledge of KDHE & Federal wastewater treatment regulations; functions as liaison with maintenance, laboratory, & operations personnel to assure the treated wastewater meets established standards of quality; reviews operation, lab, & regulatory reports; administers a safety program; investigates accidents & recommends preventative actions; maintains & conducts effective system & equipment maintenance programs.

Pay: $20.04-31.98/hr.

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