The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer
Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Group Manager, Wastewater.
They will primarily be responsible for the planning, coordinating, and managing
work activities and the overall development of the Wastewater Group for the
Engineering and Construction Department of the Authority. This position reports
to the Deputy Director of Engineering.
Assists the Director and Deputy Director
of Engineering and Construction in monitoring and overseeing all
engineering and design work done by the Authority’s consultants or construction
firms relating to wastewater assets (pipes, manholes, diversion chambers,
pump stations, etc.).
Develops a long-range vision, mission,
and strategic planning processes for the Authority’s Wastewater Program (Capital
Improvement and Operations) including budgeting, scheduling, project priority
lists, implementation, and oversees program to ensure projects are on
schedule, on budget, successfully accomplishing the approved scope of work,
and meeting objectives, performance standards, and quality standards.
Assesses team workload versus capacity
to ensure completion of approved projects and respective deliverables.
Provides mentoring, training, and/or
technical assistance to Wastewater Group Staff, as requested, or required,
as well as provide oversight to PWSA staff, consultants, and contractors
focusing on projects related to the Authority’s wastewater assets
(combined and sanitary).
Provides technical reviews of documents
including design reports, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling studies, design
drawings, specifications, operating procedures, and requests for proposals
and/or assigns responsibility for technical review of such documents.
Reviews and prepares requests for proposals
(RFPs) for consultant services, bid documents, government ordinances,
board resolutions, standard operating procedures, etc. for Wastewater Projects.
Prepares written communications for
staff, consultants, contractors, agencies, public, and other project stakeholders.
Assists in developing policies, procedures,
and templates for use by the Wastewater Group Staff.
Attends meetings, conferences, etc. as
assigned and represents the Authority, as requested.
Works collaboratively with other Senior
Managers within the Department, Executive Management, and other Departments
within the Authority.
Meets with representatives of other
governmental agencies, City Departments, consultants, contractors, vendors,
and public on proposed projects, problems arising in the work, etc.
Ensures that requests for proposals (RFP's),
specifications, designs, contract provisions and work performed comply
fully with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Plans, develops, directs, coordinates,
organizes and controls the materials, equipment and personnel under
jurisdiction toward the effective, efficient and economical attainment of
program goals, including maximum
convenience to the public, safety of employees, and regulatory compliance.
Manages area of responsibility in
strict accordance with applicable laws, professional standards of conduct,
regulations and established policy including union agreements to ensure
fair and standardized treatment of employees.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in
engineering, environmental, or closely related field.
A minimum of ten (10)
years of progressive experience with at least three (3) years of senior
level project management and/or group management experience within the
engineering field (design and/or construction).
The applicant must be
NASSCO PACP, MACP, and LACP certified.
The applicant must
have a Professional Engineering License in Civil Engineering or related field
issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or must apply and receive this
License within 6 months of employment.
Working knowledge of the planning and
design and/or management of wastewater capital and operations projects and
familiarity with typical municipal procurement requirements. Knowledge of
the policies and procedures of the administration of wastewater projects;
of the safety hazards and precautions of the work; and of relevant labor agreements
and personnel policies and procedures.
in supervising and directing the work of assigned professional, technical,
and clerical personnel; to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of self,
staff, and PWSA consultants and contractors. Ability to communicate
effectively, both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with supervisors, associates, outside agencies,
and the public.
must present a current, valid Class C (Class 1) PA Motor Vehicle Operator’s
License at the time of application or prior to appointment. A valid driver’s license must be maintained
must have permanent residency within one of the following Pennsylvania counties
at the time of appointment and remain a resident within one of the noted counties
throughout employment with the PWSA:
of permanent residency is required at time of appointment.
A medical exam may be required
prior to appointment.
Demands and Working Conditions:
The employee will be
required to complete routine office work in a standard office setting. They also
must regularly lift or move up to 20 pounds.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential duties.
forms are available online at www.pgh2o.com/about-us/careers
or in the Human Resources Department at 1200 Penn
Avenue. Submit application, resume, and
cover letter to
by fax at 412-393-0513, or by mail at the following address:
Water and Sewer Authority
you have any questions, please contact us at 412-255-8800.
may be considered for other available positions based on qualifications provided
on your employment application.
The PWSA does not
discriminate against anyone based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national
origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, family status, age, or
non-disqualifying disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state
or local law.