Utilities Engineer

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)   Carrboro, NC   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on March 15, 2023
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Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) 


Come join our awesome team full of great people.  

OWASA is seeking a team member to join our capital improvements team as a Utilities Engineer. This position is
responsible for managing all aspects of assigned capital improvement projects. Key responsibilities include:
 Developing request for proposals qualifications to include contracts, cost estimates, bid/proposals, contract
awards, etc.
 Executing assigned capital improvement projects and studies by procuring and directing the work of consultants
and contractors
 Providing engineering expertise to ensure the successful completion of assigned capital improvement projects
 Overseeing construction of assigned capital improvement projects in conjunction with resident project
 Maintaining project schedules and budgets, ensuring conformance with internal policies, engineering standards,
and regulatory requirements
 Responding to customer concerns and inquiries; Interacting with consultants, contractors, regulators, operations
and professional staff, members of the public, and other stakeholders
Requires knowledge of engineering and project management principles and practices used in the design, permitting, and
construction of public water and wastewater projects. Candidates should be self-motivated and have excellent written,
verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a proven ability to effectively manage projects. There are two
potential job classifications within this position.
 The Utilities Engineer (Non-Registered) requires a bachelor’s degree with certification as an Engineer in Training
and at least one year of relevant experience. A valid North Carolina Class C driver’s license is required. The
salary range is $63,059 - $97,111.
 The Utilities Engineer (Registered) requires a Professional Engineer license with a minimum of three of relevant
experience and a North Carolina Class C driver’s license. The salary range is $69,365 - $106,823.
Team members are our most important resource. Benefits include: 
 Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System (pension plan) 
 Employer 457 Deferred Compensation contribution (no match required)  
 Retirement Health Savings account 
 Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Dependent Life, Long-term Disability  
 Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement, Parental Leave; 12 Paid Holidays  
 Educational Reimbursement, Cell Phone Stipend, Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education   
 Much, much more! 
OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity,
equity, inclusion and belonging. Visit to apply for this excellent opportunity. This recruitment will close
on April 7, 2023. 

OWASA provides competitive pay and benefits in a safe, rewarding work environment.   

We would love to meet you!