Water Resources Engineer

Western Virginia Water Authority | Roanoke, VA

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Posted Date 8/01/2019
Description

Performs and oversees a variety of activities and programs related to the Water Distribution System, Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention, Metering, and Non-Revenue Water reduction efforts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned or scheduled.
 Proficiency in regulations and best practices governing the operation, installation, repair, and maintenance of a public water distribution system.
 Proficiency in the best practices relating to the analysis, and reduction of Non-Revenue Water (NRW).
 Leads, plans, and coordinates efforts to protect the public water system through enforcement of state, local, and Authority regulations and best practices relating to cross connection and backflow prevention.
 Monitors, reviews, investigates, and makes recommendations to improve the water distribution system, NRW reduction efforts, cross connection & backflow prevention efforts, and overall system hydraulics.
 Coordinates projects with various internal/external, office and field personnel.
 Develops, collects, maintains, organizes, and distributes accurate data to support the reduction of NRW.
 Develops, collects, maintains, organizes, and distributes accurate data to support the prevention of cross connection and backflow.
 Participates in the development, implementation, and revision of; NRW, and cross connection and backflow prevention programs, policies, and procedures.
 Analyze water production, distribution, and metering systems to assist with optimization strategies.
 Utilize hydraulic models to analyze water distribution systems.
 Prepares technical reports on system improvements including recommendations on capital projects.
 Works with internal staff to understand water system operations and distribution and metering challenges.
 Performs water distribution system analyses to assist with data collection, monitoring, and reporting.
 Proficiently operates computer software including; hydraulic modeling, asset management and GIS systems, computer aided design (CAD), billing and Microsoft office products including but not limited to Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.
 Provides design and drafting services and prepares detailed drawings for water projects using current AutoCAD software.
 Reviews and processes data collected by field instruments.
 Manages construction of assigned water projects.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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