Employment opportunities are currently available with Arizona Water Company for the position(s) listed below. The Company only accepts applications for current openings. Submit Employment Application as instructed below.
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Arizona Water Company, an investor owned water utility, is seeking a Senior Engineer in its Phoenix office. Responsibilities include designing Company water systems; prepares cost estimates, engineering specifications, work authorizations and contracts; checks engineering drawings for accuracy of design and dimensions; conducts tests of materials and equipment; makes field surveys; works with Division Managers, developers and contractors to ensure that all water system construction conforms to Company specifications; provides technical assistance and guidance to Division Managers; performs other duties as assigned. Must be a college graduate with a B.S. in engineering and have knowledge of surveying techniques. Must have a minimum of five years' experience in water utility system design at a professional level. Must be proficient in all phases of engineering analysis and design; be able to interpret and prepare drawings, specifications, contract documents; effectively represent the Company with customers, government agencies, suppliers and contractors. Must be able to inspect all construction sites and water system facilities. Must have a valid, appropriate Arizona driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Must be a Registered Arizona Professional Engineer. Arizona Water Company offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
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Under the direction of the Water Resources Manager, the Water Conservation Specialist is expected to develop, implement and manage Arizona Water Companys Demand Management Program that will include a variety of conservation measures and strategies to reduce water use. The Water Conservation Specialist will work cooperatively with Senior Management, Field Division Management and other Operations Department staff in a cross-functional team approach to reduce consumer demand and to increase system infrastructure efficiency.
Working cooperatively with Senior Management, Field Division Management, and other Operations Department staff under the direction of the Water Resources Manager, the Water Conservation Specialist will:
Develop, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the Demand Management Program for 22 water system located throughout Arizona
Determine, implement and oversee the water conservation practices used for each water system.
Develop a data management system to collect all data necessary to meet reporting requirements, defend the Company during an enforcement action, meet all data requests from the ACC and manage the Demand Management Program.
Measure the effectiveness of water conservation practices implemented including gathering and monitoring process and outcome data.
Develop and implement inventory tracking system for all products used as part of the Demand Management Program.
Develop cross-functional teams to implement conservation measures that rely on field staff to implement; including creating appropriate administrative processes and supportive training programs.
Prepare all reports related to water conservation and water use required by ADWR, the ACC and the CAGRD at whatever reporting increment required.
Prepare, monitor and update Provider Profiles, Community Water System 5 Year Plans, Drought Plans and Conservation Effort Reports.
Secure and manage consultants for Demand Management Program including preparing requests for proposals, hiring and firing contractors, preparing contracts, ensuring compliance with contract provisions, overseeing work and approving invoices.
In cooperation with Field Division Management, present the Demand Management Program elements and successes to local governments, business organizations, homeowner associations, regulatory agencies and at conferences.
Work cooperatively with Operations Department and Field Division Management to develop, track, and report on physical system evaluations and improvement programs.
Solicit, schedule, and conduct on-site water audits/surveys for high use customers, as assigned. This work may be done in conjunction with field staff or contractors.
Develop and publish water conservation content for AWC website, social media outlets, customer bills, and municipal partners.
Support Water Resource Manager and Legal Counsel during enforcement proceedings for violation of conservation and reporting requirements.
Perform other tasks as requested.
The required skills, knowledge and physical requirements include, but are not limited to the following:
Knowledge of the 1980 Arizona Groundwater Management Act and subsequent Active Management Area Management Plans.
Knowledge of water conservation methodology, program development, data mining, and data analysis methods.
Knowledge of AWWA G480-13 program operation and management, a plus.
Knowledge of customer service practices and etiquette on the telephone and in person.
Ability to meet deadlines and accept changes in project schedules.
Excellent personal computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Experience with ArcGIS and SQL, a plus.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, and have effective public speaking skills for presentations within the company and in public forums.
Ability to develop and accurately perform mathematical equations necessary to determine conservation savings.
Must be dependable, punctual, have good attendance, and have professional demeanor and appearance.
Knowledge of customer service practice and etiquette on the telephone and in person.
Committed to working safely and following safety practices and procedures.
Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments.
Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, grasp, push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, crouch, squat, crawl, twist, perform repetitive physical activities, and lift up to 30 lbs.
A candidate for this position may have:
4-year college degree or combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform essential functions of the position.
Irrigation Association Landscape Irrigation Auditor Certification and Arizona Smartscape Certification, a plus
Valid Arizona driver's license and acceptable driving record.
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Arizona Water Company, an investor-owned public utility, is seeking a Serviceman/Servicewoman in its Casa Grande/Coolidge area system. Duties include; general operation and maintenance of the water distribution system, and installation of facilities such as mains, services, hydrants, and auxiliary fittings. Perform regular preventive maintenance according to standard practice schedules on all pumps and equipment. Install new or replacement service lines and meters. Complete turn-on’s and turn-off’s according to work orders to connect or disconnect service. May operate auxiliary equipment such as purification or treatment system. Requirements include two years' experience in pipefitting or general maintenance mechanic with some pipefitting. Ability to operate heavy equipment and welding experience. Understanding of water production and distribution methods and systems. Mechanical aptitude: use of hand tools and understanding of basic mechanics. Must be able to use, or learn to use, the handheld meter reading device and related equipment. Must have a Grade 1 ADEQ certification in Water Distribution, as well as a high school diploma or GED. Water Treatment certification desirable. Must live in the Casa Grande/Coolidge area. Arizona Water Company offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
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Arizona Water Company, an investor-owned public utility, is seeking a Serviceman/Servicewoman for its Miami system.
Duties include general operation and maintenance of the water distribution system, and installation of facilities such as mains, services, hydrants, meters, and auxiliary fittings. Perform regular preventive maintenance according to standard practices on pumps and equipment. Complete work orders to connect or disconnect services, leak investigations, and miscellaneous work orders. Experience or knowledge operating auxiliary equipment such as purification or treatment systems.
Requirements include two years' experience in pipefitting or general maintenance. Ability to operate heavy equipment and welding experience. Basic knowledge of water production and distribution system operations. Must be able to use handheld meter reading device and related equipment. Must have a Grade 1 ADEQ certification in Water Distribution, as well as a high school diploma or GED. Water Treatment certification desirable. Must live in the Miami/Globe area.
Arizona Water Company offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
The Company's employment practices are conducted in a manner that enables it to achieve its objective of equal employment opportunity, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability or status as a veteran. The Company's practice of non-discrimination applies to all areas of employment for which an individual may be qualified. The Company is committed to utilizing fully and fairly the abilities of all of its employees and expects each of its employees to honor its equal employment opportunity practice and to treat one another equally and with respect at all times.
Applicants for employment are expected to thoroughly and accurately complete the Company's Employment Application form. Employees must be not less than age 18, be a U.S. citizen or have valid working papers, and be willing to work reasonable amounts of overtime, including weekends, when necessary. Employees must also possess a valid Arizona operator's license or commercial driver's license and have and maintain an acceptable driving record.