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Project Engineer II

WaterOne (Lenexa, KS)

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 425,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on.

Our passion is water because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

Summary/Objective

Provide detailed designs, calculations, cost estimates, plans, drawings, specifications for contract documents, and evaluations of various types of water works improvement projects.  Coordinate engineering and administration of construction between WaterOne and other utilities, engineering firms, developers, and public works entities.  Operate in a consulting capacity to other departments on technical engineering issues when assigned.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Review plans submitted by outside entities for municipal capital improvement projects and determine effects on WaterOne facilities.
  • Assist other departments by providing technical engineering opinions and data.
  • Assist with developing overall departmental priorities for and scheduling of WaterOne construction forces.
  • Assist and advise WaterOne construction forces on issues that develop prior to or during construction.
  • Maintain knowledge of current issues related to the water industry, including materials, processes, and technology.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining design criteria and construction standards for water distribution and transmission mains.
  • Analyze and interpret distribution system hydraulic data and hydraulic modeling data.
  • Assist with maintaining asset management program for the distribution system.
  • Draft specifications necessary to obtain materials, services and equipment.
  • Act as WaterOne liaison for projects designed and administered by outside engineering consultants.
  • Review and comment on all designs, reports and recommendations completed by outside engineering consultants on behalf of WaterOne.
  • Communicate with municipalities, consulting engineers and fire protection entities in matters relating to WaterOne's distribution system.
  • Ensure all projects are in compliance with WaterOne Rules and Regulations.
  • Coordinate easement acquisition process in conjunction with waterworks projects.
  • Develop project plans, specifications, estimates, schedules and coordinate construction activities for waterworks projects.

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Construction Inspector

WaterOne

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 425,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on.

Our passion is water because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

Summary/Objective

The Construction Inspector will inspect the work of outside contractors for the installation of new or rehabilitated water mains to ensure all facilities are installed in accordance with the contract documents and according to WaterOne design and construction standards.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Verify that contractor complies with WaterOne specifications and construction standards.
  • Verify pay items completed by contractor and perform timely data entry for monthly Pay Estimate to contractor.
  • Complete job packets in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly Payment Estimates for the Main Extension contract.
  • Obtain field ties to water facilities during construction.
  • Keep accurate daily records of issues and conversations related to construction in daily log book.
  • Communicate with Supervisor and Engineering design staff about issues such as project phasing, pre-installed road-crossing pipes, field obstructions encountered, changes in the work, etc.
  • Monitor project costs as work progresses compared to estimate and notify Supervisor immediately when a cost overrun is likely to occur.
  • Communicate job site readiness with Supervisor for coordination of construction scheduling with developers, developers’ contractors, and Water Main Extension contractor. Coordinate with Supervisor scheduling for construction staking and other land survey services required.
  • Communicate with Supervisor to coordinate WaterOne crews’ work related to Main Extension contractor and work related to relocations of existing facilities related to developers’ projects.
  • Communicate with Supervisor to suggest initiation of additional crews or reduction in crews.
  • Anticipate potential prob­lems associated with construction and propose solutions to Supervisor and make minor design changes in the field.
  • Take preconstruction, progress, and post construction photographs of project sites as appropriate to document conditions and situations encountered.
  • Take accurate GPS data on all main extension work.
  • Locate existing facilities with GPS/locating equipment.
  • Review Main Extension as-built drawing postings in GIS for accuracy.

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Technical Sales Representative

DanCo Systems, Inc.
 
DanCo Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer’s representative in the process industry, focusing primarily on instrumentation and controls. We represent a full line of premier products in our industry, and cover a five-state territory with offices in Shawnee, KS and St. Louis, MO. We are looking to add an energetic, technical sales representative to our team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and grow assigned territory (within MO, IL, and IA) by generating product and business solutions for customers
  • Develop strong relationships with customers through timely, regular visits
  • Demonstrate technical product knowledge of our Manufacturer’s products
  • Maintain positive relationships with our Manufacturers and work with them to introduce, promote and position their products
  • Setup sales calls/seminars for Regional Managers of our Manufacturers
  • Provide all facets of sales support by answering phone calls, emails and texts

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree desired, but not required
  • Technical aptitude
  • Minimum of 2 years industry and sales experience
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • 25-50% travel required

Benefits

  • Base Salary of $30,000-$50,000, depending on experience, plus commission
  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 401k Plan
  • Expense Reimbursement
  • Company Car Allowance

To Apply

Qualified applicants can submit resume/cover letter to Lisa Johnson at ljohnson@dancosystems.com.



Chief Plant Operator

City of Bonner Springs

The City of Bonner Springs is accepting applications for a Chief Plant Operator position. Under general direction, the successful candidate performs skilled work and tasks involving the operation and maintenance of the City’s water and/or wastewater treatment plants; performs adjustments and repairs to plant equipment; collects and documents samples for laboratory testing; and performs a variety of related duties as assigned.

Must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. Valid drivers license with CDL Class B required within 6 months. Directly related experience with water and waste water systems is desired.

Possession, or ability to obtain, a Class III Water and/or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the State of Kansas is required for this position. Applicants with levels I and II KDHE Certifications may be considered at the Plant Operator level (Pay Grade 7).

Salary

$22.45 to $32.01 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience (pay grade 10)

To Apply

Applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled. The first review of applications is anticipated to be approximately September 9, 2019. Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to the Public Works Center at 913-441-1961.

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