Electrical & Control Systems Manager

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District | Federal Way, WA

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Posted Date 5/24/2023

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for an Electrical and Control Systems Manager.


Electrical and Control Systems Manager (Level 17)

2023 Annual Salary Range:  $119,454 to $156,874 ($57.43 - $75.42 per hour)

The Lakehaven Electrical and Control Systems Manager is responsible for managing the District’s  Electrical and Control Systems (E/CS) section within the Engineering Department.  The Electrical and Control Systems Manager works closely with the Engineering Manager, Electrical Project Manager and General Manager to develop goals, objectives, and programs for the electrical and control maintenance staff and makes sure those goals, objectives and programs are carried out efficiently and effectively. Responsibilities include coordinating, planning, and directing the District's E/CS staff on a daily basis, participating in Capital Improvement project planning, budgeting, implementation,  and ensuring that all electrical and control systems for water, wastewater and administrative facilities are maintained, repaired or upgraded in accordance with District standards and local/state/federal regulations. The Electrical and Control Systems Manager supervises and evaluates the performance of employees within the E/CS section, and acts as a project manager on some capital improvement projects.

The Electrical and Control Systems Manager is 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 one of the largest special-purpose water and sewer districts 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, 33 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains capable of collecting and treating up to 15.6 MGD.  Our employees work 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. 

The ideal candidate will have understanding and working knowledge of management techniques and principals, extensive knowledge of electrical and control systems maintenance and repair for water and wastewater utility facilities, and advanced analytical skills to assess trends and develop strategies for action.

The position of Electrical and Control Systems Manager requires either a 2-year Technical College Degree in Controls & Instrumentation or completed 4-years from an accredited Electrical Apprenticeship program or a 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Electrical Engineering, together with five (5) years of experience in progressively responsible leadership positions OR any combination of experience or education which clearly demonstrates competency.

If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, career advancement and training opportunities, this is the right opportunity for you!


  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems Deferred Compensation program
  • State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
  • HRA VEBA Account
  • Paid Time Off (sick leave accrual – 8 hrs per month, vacation leave accrual – 8 hrs per month)
  • Holiday Pay (12 paid holidays plus one floating holiday)
  • Please visit: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District Benefits Summary - Non Represented_202212281028460256.docx (live.com)

Does this sound like the job for you?  Visit our website at www.lakehaven.org for the position description and application.  (Note: please identify that you are applying for the Electrical and Control Systems Manager position on your application.)

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, to dlemaster@lakehaven.org (preferred) or mail to: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA  98003.  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. 


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