Report on Engineer/Project Engineer

Engineer/Project Engineer


The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) seeks qualified water and wastewater utility engineers to perform core roles in planning and managing the design and construction of capital infrastructure projects for a regional water and wastewater utility.

AWWD’s 45-square mile service area covers portions of multiple jurisdictions, and is a critical link between the county’s major water source (City of Everett), direct customers, and a group of retail water providers. The District also routes sewage from multiple jurisdictions to King County’s Brightwater sewage treatment plant. A desire to participate and contribute in the development and renewal of this critical public service is foundational to a career at AWWD.

The Engineering & Development Department is hiring a full-time team member to work on projects that include:

  • Sewer main and water main design and construction
  • Wastewater treatment plant upgrades
  • Water and wastewater system modeling & flow monitoring
  • Infrastructure condition assessment planning and analysis
  • Telemetry & SCADA system design & upgrade
  • Pump and lift station planning, design and construction.

The design and project management focus of our engineer positions are critical to support the resiliency, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of AWWD’s infrastructure. These positions will work closely with the Capital Program Manager to implement infrastructure growth and renewal projects. Collaboration and partnership with Maintenance staff, outside agencies, other utilities, property owners and others is needed for success. 

The ideal candidates will have a strong background in water utility engineering and project management. Knowledge of and experience with the operation and maintenance of a water utility is highly desirable. Positions will be filled at the skill level and experience of the applicant.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, and will regularly interact with a wide variety of our customers, consultants and partners, including neighboring city and district staff and managers, county and state staff, as well as AWWD’s own management and Board. 

To understand the full requirements and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for these positions, please visit our website.

Applicants should apply for the classification they feel is most relevant to their skills and experience.  Candidates who wish to be considered for multiple classifications should note which positions in the cover letter.

Only one application per candidate is necessary.

To apply online go to  The online application including cover letter and resume are due by Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM in order to be considered in the first review of applicants.

Interviews for this position will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

Contact Brooklyn Lee, HR Analyst, with questions at 425.741.7932 or by email at       

Prior to employment, a criminal history background check, driving record check, and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free environment.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older.

Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?WATER FOR LIFE, FOREVER

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. AWWD provides one of the most crucial public health and economic support roles in our community: ensuring that customers have access to safe, high-quality drinking water in their homes and businesses, and reliable wastewater collection and treatment services.

We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and serve the residents and businesses in our community every day. Spanning 44-square miles in south Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water and wastewater district in the State of Washington.  

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