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When you work at Great Lakes Water Authority, you help make a difference in the environment and in your local community.
“One water, one team” is more than just a phrase, it’s a way of doing business. Here, you don’t work for GLWA, you work with GLWA. We are racing toward a shared goal to become the region’s most-trusted, high-quality water and wastewater resource.
It’s an exciting time to be at the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)! GLWA employs hundreds of technical and administrative staff, all working to ensure effective wastewater treatment, minimize combined sewer overflows (CSO), and provide our award-winning drinking water to more than 80 wholesale customers in Michigan.
We are looking for an Engineer in our Process Control Center to perform engineering work for the control systems at GLWA. These positions will administer and manage the design and implementation, and/or delivery and execution of consultant and contract services, for all projects required for the improvement and expansion of the Great Lakes Water Authority.
Responsibilities (not all-inclusive):
- Perform construction administration tasks for municipal engineering projects
- Prepare plans, drawings, specifications, and detailed computations for municipal engineering projects
- Configuring, I/O database, HMI graphics, and control logic (Related to Allen Bradley PLC and Ovation DCS) in GLWA Operational Technology (OT) systems
- Control System Administration
- Review of control system designs using GLWA SCADA standards to enforce compliance
- Make recommended changes to the GLWA SCADA governance documents
- Authorize and manage access to SCADA systems
- Manage network devices including TCP/IP, routers, switches, firewalls, Network cameras, and wireless equipment.
- Prepare and review documents including I&C and electrical design for water and wastewater industry: P&ID, loop drawings, network architecture, riser diagram, and one-line diagram.
- Prepare requests for proposals and evaluate proposals for consultant contracts
- Evaluate bids for construction contracts
- Attend construction meetings and assist with field and design issues on the construction of projects
- Review and enforce consultant work and responses
- Participate and review all site surveys
- Oversee and devise testing related to proper maintenance and operation of equipment
- Assist management with engineering reports and other correspondence
- Assist in obtaining consultant approvals and in construction contract advertisement
- Obtain contract number(s) and other required information for consultant and construction contracts
- Process consultant invoices and prepare requests to approve hiring a consultant.
- Prepare blue sheet updates.
The Engineer – Level 4 may be required to perform team coordination activities within the Process Control Team
Required Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil/sanitary, mechanical, electrical, or chemical engineering
- Engineering and construction management experience preferred
- E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) certificate preferred
- Water and wastewater, distribution and collection processes, equipment and systems
- Ovation and Rockwell control systems.
- Control System Networking
- Principles and practices of engineering design and construction management
- Project Management
- Basic Geographic Information Systems
- A valid Michigan Driver’s License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain
- Ability to work irregular hours, to commute to GLWA facilities and work sites
- Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties
- Provide on the job training
We are all strategic partners on the path to becoming a Utility of the Future, and GLWA prioritizes the selection of highly talented, well-qualified individuals to help us get there.
We are dedicated to expertly delivering the nation’s best water and wastewater services to southeast Michigan. We offer competitive pay and the starting wage or salary, if hired, is variable. Factors such as your proven hard and soft skills, your level of education, history in the sector or industry, and meaningful work experience will all be evaluated.
We also offer an opportunity for advancement, on the job training, ongoing professional development, tuition assistance and a career in a sector that safeguards public health, supports and strengthen communities, and protects the environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.