Engineering Manager, Project Delivery (Water and Wastewater)
May 15, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Reporting to EPCOR's corporate office in north-central Phoenix, this individual will manage the delivery of water/wastewater capital projects through all aspects of engineering design, permitting, procurement, construction and commissioning. This is accomplished predominantly through the use of engineering consultants and construction contractors. The primary responsibility of this position is to deliver capital projects within budget and on schedule. Duties include:
Project scoping, scheduling, and cost estimation
Value-based selection of engineering consultants and construction contractors through solicitation and review of bids and proposals
Negotiation of design and construction cost proposals
Active management and administration of engineering consultant and construction contracts
Coordination of design and construction activities with Engineering and Operations staff
Review and evaluation of technical documents prepared by engineering consultants
Reporting on project progress and providing updated spending forecasts
Interaction with Federal, State, County, and local regulatory agencies, other utilities, and property owners to obtain necessary easements, permits, licenses, certifications and approvals
Oversight of construction activities and coordination with construction inspectors
Completion of close-out documentation for asset booking and financial as-building
Providing technical guidance and advice to support Operations staff.
This position requires a 4-year degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management or a related technical degree. It also requires 6-10 years of experience with a general knowledge of civil engineering, project management, and construction/operation of water/wastewater facilities and infrastructure. Project assignments will be varied in scope and require the use of independent judgement and initiative. A solid understanding of current trends and technology for water/wastewater conveyance and treatment systems is required and a basic understanding of water/wastewater utility operations and private water utility economics is preferred. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona or ability to obtain registration within 1 year is preferred. Experience with hydrogeology and the evaluation, design, and construction of potable water and recharge wells is desirable. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) operator certification is a plus. This position requires a general understanding of industry safety regulations, as well as federal, state and county water quality and design regulations and technical standards. Applicant must also be extremely well versed in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Additional Salary Information: This position includes an annual bonus program and a generous time off package.
Internal Number: IRC42211
About EPCOR USA
Headquartered in Phoenix, EPCOR USA owns, operates and builds water, wastewater and natural gas infrastructure and is among the largest private water utilities in the Southwest and the largest private, regulated utility in Arizona and New Mexico. Today, EPCOR USA provides service to more than 360,000 people in 37 communities and 15 counties across three states. In addition to delivering regulated water and wastewater service to more than 350,000 people in Arizona and New Mexico and wholesale water services to municipalities in the Austin metropolitan area, EPCOR USA delivers natural gas service to customers north of the Houston metropolitan area. EPCOR USA is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of EPCOR Utilities Inc.