Project Engineer

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District | Federal Way, WA

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Posted Date 6/30/2020

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer in the Engineering Department. This position’s 2020 pay range is $51.47 - $67.53/hour. 

As a Lakehaven Project Engineer, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship and has been a long standing member of the American Water Works Association. Lakehaven has a service area population of over 135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County, makings us the second largest special-purpose water and sewer district in the state. Our water system includes 450 miles of water mains, 25 active wells and 12 storage tanks, which allows us to meet a current annual average water demand of 10 million gallons per day (MGD) from the community. Lakehaven also has two wastewater treatment plants, 27 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains capable of collecting and treating up to 15.6 MGD. Our employees are always working hard to produce and treat high quality drinking water and to ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards which safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, this is the right opportunity for you. 

The Project Engineer is responsible for the coordination, administration, planning, review and development of engineering designs, plans, and specifications of assigned public works projects relating to both water and sewer utility systems. This position is also responsible for overseeing the activities associated with water and sewer system improvements pertaining to land development projects, as assigned, and overseeing the activities associated with new water and sewer service connections for District customers. Coordinates, as needed, with other departments and/or manages consulting contracts. 

Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications. 


  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • HRA VEBA Account 

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at for the position descriptions and application.

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in applying for this position should mail a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, no later than 4PM 07/17/20 to Lakehaven Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003 or email to Incomplete application materials will not be accepted.

If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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