The Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is recruiting for a highly professional individual to fill the manager of our Project Planning and Delivery Section. This position requires a high performing senior manager who will work in partnership with the director and the management team to lead the division. The selected person will serve as an integral part of the division management team an will work directly with consultants, contractors, elected officials, and state and local jurisdictions to meet the expectations of our customers. This position reports to the division director.
WTD is a clean water utility that reliably conveys and treats wastewater and is the largest wastewater utility in the Pacific Northwest. We operate three regional treatment plants and two local plants, four wet weather treatment facilities, 49 pump stations, and over 400 miles conveyance lines, conveying and treating over 200 million gallons per day during dry periods and flows of over 650 million gallons per day during storm events. We steward over $6 billion in infrastructure assets and have a biannual 2017/18 operating budget of $301.7 million and a six year capital improvement program for fiscal years 2017 through 2022 of $1.38 billion.
This position will manage and direct the work of subordinate supervisors, technical, professionals and administrative staff as section manager of the Project Planning and Delivery (PPD) Section. The PPD section provides the technical and project delivery services required to support operations and maintenance of treatment plant(s), wastewater conveyance and reclaimed water distribution systems and associated facilities. The section consists of 175 employees in the Planning, Inspection, Modeling & Monitoring; Project Management; Construction Management; Engineering and Technical Resources; and Project Control & Contract Management Units.
To learn more about the Wastewater Treatment Division click on the links: http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd/About.aspxhttp://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd/About/Vision.aspx
The ideal candidate will have strength in leadership that includes:
Qualifications: Demonstrated advanced experience and knowledge in supervisor techniques and principles in a highly technical and political environment; Advanced knowledge of capital project and strategic planning techniques and principles and the application of this knowledge to establish the direction and make decisions regarding competing internal and external programs and projects.
Desired Qualifications: Increasingly responsible experience in a large, complex industrial or utility setting, preferably wastewater treatment, with experience in project management, comprehensive planning, engineering design, construction and/or maintenance, in an environment associated with major asset management I capital replacement programs.
For a more detailed job description, qualifications and online application process, please go to: http://www.kingcounty.gov/audience/employees/careers.aspx