2022-08-05 2022-08-30

Engineer or Project Engineer - Development

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Lynnwood, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 84296
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Lynnwood, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 84296
  • Organization Website

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) seeks a qualified engineer for its Engineering & Development Department, to perform core roles in the development extension and planning programs. AWWD's service area is a rapidly developing and diverse community that covers multiple land use jurisdictions. The successful candidate will work with AWWD staff, the development community, and our partner agencies and municipalities to assure system extensions are cost effective, built to last and to meet the long-term needs of AWWD.

The Engineering & Development Department has three workgroups: planning and development, capital projects, and construction inspection. Currently the department has 28 full-time employees. This engineering position will be a part of the planning and development team and report directly to the Utility Program Manager that oversees the team.

The planning and development engineering position will provide engineering and technical support to the workgroup. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the engineering and construction elements of development. Knowledge and experience with land use planning as well as the operation and maintenance of a water utility is highly desirable. This role will best be served by a knowledgeable professional with project management experience who is a team builder and practices effective leadership and mentorship.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and will regularly interact with a wide variety of our customers, consultants and partners, including neighboring city and district staff and managers, county and state staff, as well as AWWD’s own management and Board. This individual will need to be able to enforce standards while simultaneously building cooperative relationships with other agencies, developers, and the public. The planning and development engineer should be someone that will approach their work with integrity and treat others fairly and consistently.

Annual Salary:

Project Engineer: $96,228 - $128,952
Engineer: $84,012 - $112,596


Project Engineer: Four years of progressively responsible civil (or related) engineering experience as a licensed Professional Engineer.

Engineer: Three years of civil (or related) engineering experience and a Professional Engineer (PE) license.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision (with coverage for family)
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
  • Deferred Compensation (457) with Employer Match
  • Training and Educational Assistance
  • Wellness Incentive
  • Commute Trip Reduction Incentive
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Training / Development

To understand the full requirements and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for these positions, please see the complete job descriptions at awwd.com/careers.

Applicants should apply for the classification (either Engineer or Project Engineer) they feel is most relevant to their skills and experience and note which position they have interest in the cover letter.

Only one application per candidate is necessary.

To apply online go to www.awwd.com/careers. The online application including cover letter and resume are due by Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM in order to be considered in the first review of applicants.

Contact Brooklyn Lee, HR Analyst, with questions at 425.582.3922 or by email at blee@awwd.com.

Prior to employment, a criminal history background check, driving record check, and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free environment.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older.

Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?
The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. AWWD provides one of the most crucial public health and economic support roles in our community: ensuring that customers have access to safe, high-quality drinking water in their homes and businesses, and reliable wastewater collection and treatment services.

We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and serve the residents and businesses in our community every day. Spanning over 45-square miles in south Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water and wastewater district in the State of Washington.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.