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KC Water is investing in the future of our team and our community so we may continue a legacy of providing quality water services for generations to come. If you would like to join our team, please consider applying for one of the open positions listed on this page.


KC Water
4800 E. 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64133

Phone: 816.513.0253
Fax: 816.513.0481
Email: water.careers@kcmo.org

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Customer Service Representative
Job Opening ID 511868
Salary: $14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: January 27, 2020

Full time position available with KC Water Administrative Support Division located at 1800 Prospect Ave. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Enters and maintains Hansen 8 work orders for Pipeline and Stormwater Divisions. Assists in collecting data for distribution to management, files all necessary documents associated with work orders, and assists management with Sunshine Requests. Calls consumers concerning 311 Action Center and other complaints as they arise. Communicates with supervisors regarding case information and updates.  Assists with   special   projects   and   other duties assigned. REQUIRES high school graduation and 3 years of public or private sector experience in customer service work; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience.


Electronics Technician
Job Opening ID 511093
Salary:
$18.24-$29.44/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Wastewater Treatment Division located at 7300 Hawthorne Road. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Responsible instrumentation and controls trade work in maintenance, inspection, testing, calibration, troubleshooting, and repairing a wide variety of industrial facility instrumentation and process control equipment/systems. Sets up and uses instrumentation control equipment, including PLC’s, laptop computers, process controllers, communication systems, level control  systems,  telemetry/SCADA  systems,  remote  sensing devices, digital multi-meters, pressure/current/voltage calibrators, oscilloscopes, hand held programming terminals for radios, pressure/flow transmitters, and RF power meters. Exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative identifying and diagnosing instrumentation and control malfunctions to determine correction. Works with voltages up to and including 480 volts 3 phase AC and 700 volts DC. If working with Electricians, may work with higher AC voltage. REQUIRES high school graduation and 3 years of experience as an electronics technician or telecommunications technician; OR an Associate’s degree or its equivalent in electronics and 1 year of related experience. May be required to possess valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with the City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with experience in industrial electronics, including troubleshooting, diagnosis, and problem resolution, and/or a certificate in Industrial Electronics, and/or Instrumentation and Control, or Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) experience and programming, and/or experience working with CAD software.


Engineering Technician Lead
Job Opening ID 511922
Salary: $18.24-$29.44/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Two full time position available with KC Water Stormwater Preventative Maintenance Division, Investigations Section located at 1800 Prospect Ave. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Thursday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. or Monday-Tuesday, and Thursday-Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Responsible for investigating and resolving storm water requests received from the 311 Action Center, supervisors and other departments. Responsible for maintaining, utilizing and operating all equipment utilized in the investigation process to include manhole picks, pole cameras, water hoses and CCTV equipment. Investigate sink holes and surface defects by dye testing with water and traceable dye(s). Utilize GIS mapping for locations of storm, sewer mains, manholes, catch basins, field inlets and drain inlets. Submit data to the supervisor and the GIS section with updated storm asset information to ensure GIS mapping is accurate. Implement proper set up and take down of the CCTV equipment on the vehicle and will gather data from the CCTV inspection and enter into the WinCan software followed up with data entry into Hansen (Infor). Investigate and/or televise the storm utility to identify potential sewer failures, rating sewer pipes and defects according to NASSCO coding. Service requests will be updated daily and resolved utilizing Hansen (Infor).  Submit cleaning and repair work orders utilizing Hansen (Infor) to ensure that the storm sewer utility is functioning as designed. Inspect contracted storm lot mowing crews and report the quality and quantity of work produced by the contractors. Meet with contractors and property owners to discuss issues and resolve problems pertaining to storm water sewers. Record time and vehicle usage. Communicate with co-workers and management regarding investigations and inspections that will be performed daily by phone calls, texts, emails and in person. REQUIRES high school graduation and 5 years of related and increasingly responsible experience in engineering drawing, mapping, automated mapping, GIS and equipment, CADD, engineering, land survey, construction inspection and related fields OR high school graduation and 2 years of experience at the level of Engineering Technician and possession of one of the certifications listed: Level II Engineering Technology Certification in any Civil, Electrical or Mechanical discipline as issued by the National Institute by for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) OR Land Surveyor in Training as issued by the Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects OR Class B Wastewater Collections System Certification from the Missouri Water Environmental Association OR an equivalent combination  of  qualifying  education  and  experience.  Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants who are NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) certified in Pipeline Assessment Certification and Manhole Assessment Certification, or able to obtain this certification within 6 months or as classes form. Must be able to lift and move 75 pounds or greater. Experience in sanitary and stormwater sewers and/or Proficient in Hansen 8 (Infor); GIS mapping; WinCam software and Microsoft Office suite.


Equipment Operator
Job Opening ID 511940
Salary: $14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Two full time positions available with KC Water Stormwater Preventative Maintenance Division located at 1800 Prospect Ave. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Thursday,   6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Tuesday-Friday, 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Installs, repairs, replaces, cleans, and/or maintains stormwater inlets, channels, levees, and other related Stormwater structures. Operates rodding and bucket machines in cleaning stormwater inlets. Operates flusher truck cleaning and flushing streets and thoroughfares. Drives trucks for loading brush and in general cleanup of areas such as levees and creeks where dead trees and brush are removed. Operates medium grade tractors in the mowing of grass, and chainsaws in the cutting of tree branches and limbs around and near levee systems. Drives a truck with a flatbed trailer for hauling construction equipment; drives construction equipment on and off lo-boy units. Operates a backhoe in trenching, filling or other minor excavations. Operates a front-end loader up to ½ cubic yard in loading sweeper piles, broken pipe, dirt, rocks, and debris. Participates in emergency flood response duties which may include sand bagging and filling log-gaps in levees, as well as any other activities that aid in the prevention of flood wall and levee breaches. Operates equipment for snow plowing and snow removal. REQUIRES 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid Missouri Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of probationary period. If moving from a non-safety sensitive position, must pass a pre-placement drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Equipment Operator
Job Opening ID 511871
Salary:
$14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Department Pipeline Division located at 2409 E. 18th Street. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:00 P.M. to 3:30 A.M. or Friday-Monday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Enters excavations 4-15 feet deep or deeper to install, repair, and replace water mains,  water  lines,  and  other   water   service structures. Participates in the installation of water mains, valves, and hydrants. Repairs leaks and breaks in existing pressured mains. Locates and manipulates valves and keys to regulate the water system. Operates tapping machines to make water main line taps. Lays pipe by hand or using a backhoe, hoist, or crane. Hand digs excavations to locate underground utilities and repair water services. Uses hand tools and hydraulic saws to cut pipe. Uses jackhammer to uncover shutoff valves and isolate breaks and performs valve and hydrant shutoffs. Disassembles and reassembles hydrants for replacement, repair, or overhaul. Operates valve turning trucks. Participates in the restoration of work site locations including backfilling excavations, dirt work restorations, seeding or sodding, setup of erosion control measures, tear down and replacement of fences or landscaping. Utilizes proper techniques to minimize damage to existing utilities. REQUIRES 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid Missouri Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of probationary period. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with Class A or B CDL and/or high school diploma.


Equipment Operator
Job Opening ID 511914
Salary: $14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Wastewater Treatment Plant Division located at 7300  Hawthorne  Road.  Normal  Work  Days/Hours:   Monday-Friday   6:30  A.M.  to 3:00 P.M. Operates heavy equipment and drives trucks in transporting personnel and materials to designated work sites. Drives truck engaged in street cleaning activities; participates in snow plowing and snow removal operations. Drives refuse or flat-bed trucks on established route in picking up garbage and trash; operates packing and dumping controls. Drives a truck with a flat-bed trailer for hauling construction equipment, drives construction equipment on and off lo-boy units, and operates roll-off truck. Operates front-end loader up to 2-2 1/2 cubic yards in loading sweeper piles, broken pipe, dirt, rocks and debris; leads helper who assists in loading operations. Operates a backhoe in trenching, filling or other minor excavation; carefully plans and executes work to avoid damage to underground pipes and cables. Performs related duties as required. REQUIRES 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid Missouri Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of probationary period. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Graduate Engineer
Job Opening ID 511643
Salary:
$3,957-$6,769/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering  Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street. Normal  work days/hours:  Monday-Friday,  8:00  A.M.  to  5:00  P.M.  KC  Water is undertaking a significant capital improvements program with a considerable volume of work. The Engineering Division is  seeking  engineers  with  an  interest  in  becoming part of a larger infrastructure engineering team. The Graduate Engineer position is accountable for the following duties: Assists in the planning, designing, and direction of various engineering projects; Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, hydrological characteristics, and geologic data to plan and design projects; Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects; and Inspects construction sites to monitor progress and ensures conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards. In the Graduate Engineer role, you will be responsible: Managing multiple projects at the same time and in different stages of development from planning, budgeting and conceptual stages to construction, asset management and final close out; Calculating cost and determining feasibility of projects based on analysis of collected data; Directing construction and maintenance activities at project sites; Using computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents; as well as Performing  analysis  and  preparing  reports  in  the  Operations   and Maintenance Divisions. REQUIRES an ABET accredited Bachelor’s degree in any professionally recognized architectural/engineering discipline as required by the hiring authority. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to candidates with an ABET accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and who have successfully passed the FE exam, as well as possess specialized experience with performing stormwater hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and comprehensive knowledge of FEMA floodplain regulations.


Graduate Engineer
Job Opening ID 511774

$3,957-$6,769/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Smart Sewer Program located at 4800 E. 63rd Street. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Exercises engineering judgement for planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, and completing engineering projects within KC Water’s sanitary sewer and combined sewer collection system as part of the Smart Sewer Program by performing the following duties: Project Management-Projects can range from thousands to millions of dollars in size with multiple concurrent projects. General project management responsibilities, including establishing and recommending project scope, budget, and schedule. Provide construction phase representation including coordination between contractor and operations and maintenance staff, alter proposal recommendations when necessary, and assist with start-up of new or reconstructed facility. Frequent consultation and collaboration with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders  as required  in  the  preparations of engineering reports, design plans, specifications, bidding documents for projects, and construction phase oversight, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Provide technical review, for the Program Consultant Team and Smart Sewer Division Head and/or Utility Officer in key focus areas, including: Hydraulic Modeling, Private Inflow/Infiltration Program, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and Regulatory Compliance. Review of regulatory compliance reports and documentation to meet requirements of the Smart Sewer Program Federal Consent Decree. May be selected for rotation to other KC Water Engineering or Operations Division assignments. REQUIRES an ABET accredited Bachelor’s degree in any professionally recognized architectural/ engineering discipline as required by the hiring  authority.  Must  pass  a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to candidates  with Civil Engineering,    Environmental    Engineering,    or    Mechanical    Engineering  Degree and/or candidates with Green Stormwater Infrastructure design, construction oversight, or implementation and/or project management of wastewater collection system and/or combined sewer overflow control program projects.

 


GIS Technical Specialist
IT Senior Specialist

Job Opening ID 511811
Salary: $4,945-$8,833/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water GIS Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Manages large, complex or enterprise-wide projects in a computer fashion including appropriate resource allocation. Makes significant contributions to the success of projects by applying demonstrated knowledge. Coach, lead, motivate and supervise staff. Installs and maintains highly complex technical hardware and software in accordance with agreed upon standards and procedures. Recommends the introduction of new programming/coding technologies as appropriate. Assess the department’s current procedures and processes and recommends efforts designed to  improve  quality  and  timeliness  with  a  reduction  of  system  problems.   Participates in defining and implementing technical direction of prescribed technologies. Provides the appropriate technical review of work performed by assigned project teams. Recommends the introduction of new design/analysis technologies and techniques as appropriate. Monitors changes regarding process and/or procedure standards and assures that all personnel receive training and are kept up-to-date on those changes. Anticipates customer needs and obtains regular customer feedback. Assures excellent communication with customers. Develops escalation procedures to resolve customer needs. REQUIRES an Accredited Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of technology experience OR an equivalent combination of education and technology experience. Preference given to applicants with 3 years of demonstrated experience in MS Office 2016/365 Applications, JavaScript;  HRML, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or higher; Windows 7 or 10; Python for ArcGIS, ArcGIS  Online  for  Organizations  Platform,  ArcGIS  Pro  2.x,   ArcGIS Desktop 10.x, ArcGIS Enterprise Server and/or 3 years experience analyzing, troubleshooting, and administering business applications and/or 3 years experience analyzing troubleshooting, and administering databases and servers (operating systems, monitoring and system software) and/or demonstrated experience with Agile project management methodology and tools.


Maintenance Electrician
Job Opening ID 510251

Salary: $18.24-$29.44/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water, Water Supply Treatment Plant Division located at 1 N.W. Briarcliff Road. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. This position will troubleshoot, evaluate and make repairs to electrical components within our system. This position will also be responsible for working with medium voltage apparatuses up to 13,000 volts, motor controls, PLC’s, VFD, switchgear and understanding the NEC codes. REQUIRES high school graduation and 3 years of progressively responsible experience performing routine and moderately complex electrical maintenance and repair work; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen post-offer physical  examination as required by the City. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department.


Maintenance Mechanic
Job Opening ID 510319
Salary: $16.64-$26.86/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Wastewater Treatment  Division located at 7300 Hawthorne Road. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Inspects, maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots equipment within the Wastewater Division. Operates various pumps, heating and air conditioning systems, and emergency power and transfer systems; operates multi-stage water system, multi-zone two pipe steam system and vacuum condensate system. Operates waste heat snow melt system. Repairs doors and locking mechanisms; repairs plumbing and drainage systems; performs snow removal. Utilizes various tools and equipment for snow removal at various facilities. Troubleshoots basic electrical issues. Uses knowledge of computers and possesses  the ability to read blueprints. Understands the importance of proper safety habits and knowledge of “lock out & tag out”, and PPE. REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Maintenance Mechanic
Job Opening ID 510926
Salary:
$16.64-$26.86/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water, Water Supply  Treatment  Plant Division located at 1 N.W. Briarcliff Road. Normal work days/hours:  Monday-Thursday, or Tuesday-Friday, 6:30 A.M. to  5:00  P.M.  Inspects,  maintains,  troubleshoots,  repairs, and   services   machinery   and   equipment, including: pumps,   valves,   motors,  engines, compressors, generators, chlorinators, chemical feed machines, lime systems, filters, mixing machines, gear reducers, order abatement equipment, and other water treatment plant equipment. Performs preventative maintenance work on plant buildings and equipment by periodically inspecting and, where necessary, conducting repairs. Plumbing will be a large part of the assigned tasks. Must be able to troubleshoot and make repairs with little supervision. REQUIRES high school graduation and 4 years of experience in a variety of mechanical crafts; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of  KCMO policies. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Maintenance Repairer
Job Opening ID 511945
Salary:
$14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Two positions available with KC Water Wastewater Treatment Plant Division located at 7300  Hawthorne  Road.  Normal  work  days/hours:  Monday-Friday,  6:30  A.M.  to   3:00 P.M. This is an entry-level position that performs a variety of maintenance jobs including pump repair, inspections and installation. Must have basic tool knowledge, and assist maintenance mechanics in the installation of valves, blowers, pumps, basins, clarifiers and all other necessary equipment. Requires the ability to be able to follow instructions from supervisor, mechanics and other crew members. REQUIRES completion of a trade school or a shop training program; OR 6 months experience in general maintenance and repair work. May be required to obtain a valid MO Class A,B, or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with automotive, plumbing, gas engine, machine repair and general labor experience.


Maintenance Worker
Job Opening ID 511496
Salary:
$14.35-$23.16/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Pipeline Division located at 2409 E. 18th Street. normal work days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:00 P.M. to 3:30 A.M. or Friday -Monday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. or Weekend Nights: Friday and Saturday, 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. and Sunday, 5:00 P.M. to 5:30 A.M. Assists in the installation and repair of water mains, valves, hydrants, curb boxes, and restoration work. Cuts pipe, lays/joints pipe, removes/installs valves, hydrants, and curb stops. Manually digs and cleans job site and replaces safety and traffic control devices as well as other duties as required. REQUIRES high school graduation or 6 months of experience in general labor. May be required to possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of  KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with high school diploma/GED.


Plant Operator
Job Opening ID 511935
Salary:
$16.64-$26.86/hour
Deadline: February, 3 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 7300 Hawthorne Road. Normal work days/hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 3:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. This is an entry level to semiskilled position in the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and pumping facilities. Responsible for inspecting treatment facilities and pumping stations on designated routes; operates equipment used in treatment and pumping operations; collects samples and performs routine tests; operates line valves for in plant wastewater systems and performs routine maintenance such as lubrication, preventative maintenance, and general clean up. Working conditions include working outdoors in all weather conditions, height, and below ground. REQUIRES high school graduation. Six months after date of hire, must obtain D-level operator certification in wastewater issued by Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Three years after date of hire, must obtain C-level operator certification in wastewater issued by Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with MDNR Wastewater certification.


Registered Engineer
Job Opening ID 510121

Salary: $4,531-$7,534/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Engineering Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. in the following Engineering Divisions: Systems Engineering (water distribution and  sewer),  or  Facilities  and   Plants.   Normal   work  days/hours:   Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Registered Engineer positions are responsible for managing and engineering multiple projects related to improvements to the water and/or wastewater systems. These positions are responsible for professional engineering activities involving the planning, analysis, design, development, construction, renovation, maintenance or operation of utilities, assets and related projects. KC Water is undertaking a significant capital improvements program with a considerable volume of work. Professional engineers with experience and  interest  in  becoming  part  of  a  larger  infrastructure  engineering  team are needed. Work involves activities such as analyzing infrastructure systems, overseeing planning activities, and managing engineering projects including development of construction and/or rehabilitation projects associated with water, wastewater or facility assets. Frequent consultation with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and others is required in the analysis, design, review of plans/specification, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Assignments are received in conference with a professional superior. Employees of this class are expected to exercise good judgment to resolve technical problems, manage projects, and provide data for asset risk   assessment   criteria.   Responsible   for   Quality   Assurance   and   Quality   Control of contracts, construction plans, materials, and studies for adherence to Water Services rules and regulations. As a Registered Engineer you will be expected to manage multiple projects at the same time and in different stages of development from planning, budgeting and conceptual stages to construction, asset management and final close out. Writes requests for proposals (RFPs) or qualifications (RFQs) for new projects, and prepares emergency response memos. Verifies conformance of the plans and specifications prepared by design professionals, and submits Project Status Reports (PSRs). Reviews submittal materials used and related data. Performs limited design, as well as drafting and computational duties  in the office in preparation of studies, final plans and specifications for projects. Additional activities include proposing changes to the standard specifications; interpreting and applying City ordinances, hydraulic modeling, state and federal regulations, specifications,  and related standards projects; coordinating with multiple stakeholders and the public; and assisting operations staff when  issues  arise.  REQUIRES  professional  engineer registration. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a professional engineer with Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with an ABET accredited Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 6 years of experience working on the design and/or construction of water, wastewater or linear asset and infrastructure projects.


Registered Engineer
Job Opening ID 511776
Safety: 
$4,531-$7,534/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available  with  KC  Water  Engineering  Smart  Sewer  Program located at  4800  E. 63rd  St. Normal  Work  Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00  A.M.  to  5:00  P.M Exercises  engineering   judgement   in   planning,   organizing,   controlling,   integrating, and completing engineering projects within KC Water’s sanitary  sewer  and  combined sewer collection system as part of the Smart Sewer Program by performing the following duties:  Project  Management  of  Smart  Sewer  Program  projects.   Projects   can range from thousands to millions of dollars in size with multiple concurrent projects. Frequent consultation and collaboration with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders as required in the preparation of engineering reports, design plans, specifications,  bidding  documents   for   projects,   and   construction   phase   oversight, and  inspection  of  construction  work  for  compliance  with  prescribed  engineering criteria. Provides assistance in changes to the policy, protocols, or Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) of KC Water and the Smart Sewer Program. Provides technical review, oversight, and direction to the Program Consultant Team and the Smart Sewer Division Head and/or Utility Officer in key focus areas, including: Hydraulic Modeling, Private Inflow/Infiltration Program, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and Regulatory Compliance. Reviews  regulatory  compliance  reports  and  documentation  to   meet  requirements   of the Smart Sewer Program Federal Consent Decree. Technical QA/QC reviews of final technical memorandums, engineering reports, and design plans and specifications for projects. REQUIRES professional engineer registration. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a Professional Engineer with Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects. Must  pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City.  Preference  given  to candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and experience with one or more of the following:  project  management  of  wastewater  collection  system  or   combined sewer overflow control program projects; Green Stormwater Infrastructure design, construction oversight,  or implementation;  Sanitary  Sewer Hydraulic  Modeling  and capacity   evaluation   and   prioritization   and/or   EPA   Consent   Decree   regulatory compliance or reporting experience.


Safety Officer
Job Opening ID 510230
Salary: 
$18.24-$29.44/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Safety Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. The Safety Officer is a moderately complex technical position, responsible for planning and administering the Safety Education and Accident Prevention programs. Work includes the inspection of department treatment plants, facilities, equipment, and work procedures for compliance to departmental policies, state and federal regulations. Conducts daily safety and health inspections. Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Conducts mishap investigations and completes required reports. Closely works with supervisors and managers to maintain cooperation toward the principal objective of elimination unsafe working conditions and practices. Investigates accidents, injuries, property damage, and potentially hazardous conditions. Analyzes data and formulates a plan and makes recommendations to prevent similar occurrences. Develops, plans, and implements training for employees in work site safety. Participates and provides leadership on safety committees to resolve safety issues and promote a positive and preventative work environment. Assists in and prepares safety data and reports. REQUIRES high school graduation and 6 years experience in occupational safety and health work; OR an accredited associate’s degree in business or technical areas and 4 years progressively responsible experience in occupational safety and health work. The experience may be waived upon presentation of the “Certified Safety Professional” certificate; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants who have considerable knowledge of safety engineering and accident prevention techniques, as well as applicable state and federal regulations. Must also have the ability to recognize hazards, prescribe corrective action, and communicate ideas and recommendations, both orally and in writing to managers, supervisors and field employees.


Learning and Development Specialist
Job Opening ID 511899
Senior Administrative Assistant Salary: $19.34-$33.88/hour
Municipal Management Trainee Salary: $18.24-$29.44/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Human Resources Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. KC Water is seeking a Learning and Development Specialist for their Human Resources Division. This position will be responsible for coordinating administrative functions necessary to register, deliver, and document training programs. This position will also develop training curricula for in-person and e-learning, and assist in the selection of vendor programs to meet instructional goals and objectives. The candidate must be willing to grow within the professional sphere of Learning and Development and demonstrate an ongoing willingness to learn about innovative learning solutions, delivery methods, and content. This position will be assigned to a wide array of projects depending on skill level including: collaborating with subject matter experts in the planning, design, and development of courses and training materials, as well as facilitating training sessions, tracking employee training metrics, and coordinating learning development activities. Position will utilize MS Office Suite to create deliverables including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. This position occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Senior Administrative Assistant REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, liberal arts or a related  field and at least 3 years professional experience in governmental administration  or in private sector administration of a progressive nature at the level  of  Administrative Assistant; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Municipal Management Trainee REQUIRES accredited Bachelor’s degree. Preference given to applicants with prior corporate training experience in a classroom environment and experience with e-learning authoring tools, e.g. Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, and/or Captivate, and/or completed Association for Talent Developments Instruction Design certificate course.


Backhoe Operator
Senior Equipment Operator
Job Opening ID 511904
Salary:
$16.05-$24.31/hour
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Several full-time positions available with KC Water Pipeline Division located at 2409 E. 18th  Street.  Normal  work days/hours:  Monday-Thursday,   5:00   P.M.   to  3:30  A.M. or Weekend Nights: Friday-Saturday, 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. and Sunday, 5:00 P.M. to  5:30 A.M. Operation of heavy-duty, complex, and specialized automotive construction equipment in the installation, repair, and maintenance of water distribution mains and lines, hydrants and valves. Operates assigned heavy equipment and other equipment as needed. In absence of or in addition to equipment operation duties, performs labor duties related to the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of water distribution mains, lines, hydrants, and valves. Operates heavy excavator in excavating deep trenches for the installation of water mains. Operates backhoe for excavating deep ditches for the repair, installation, and replacement of water lines and mains. Operates heavy tractor trailer to transport heavy equipment on heavy duty transport trailer. Operates valve turning trucks and participates in valve turning for main shuts to assist contractors, engineers, or a district or for routine maintenance. REQUIRES 4  years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation of heavy and complex construction and maintenance equipment, including 1  year at the level of Equipment Operator. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with the City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B, or C CDL prior to the end of the employee’s probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with extensive  backhoe  experience and a high school diploma or GED.


Senior Registered Engineer
Job Opening ID 510964
Salary:
$4,945-$8,833/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Senior Registered Engineer is responsible for administrative and supervisory activities managing and engineering multiple projects related to improvements for wastewater collection systems. The position is responsible for professional engineering activities involving the planning, analysis, design development, construction, renovation, maintenance or operation of utilities, assets, and related projects. Work involves activities such as analyzing infrastructure systems, overseeing planning activities, and managing engineering projects; including development of  construction  and  collection  system  rehabilitation  projects  associated with  wastewater   assets.   Identifies   and   develops   applications   and   work   standards for improvements and efficiencies. Provides assistance in changes to policies and standard operating procedures. Frequent consultation with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders as required in the analysis, design, review of plans/specification, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Assignments are received in conference  with  a  professional  supervisor.  Employees  of this class are expected to exercise good judgment to resolve technical problems, manage projects, and provide data for asset risk assessment criteria. Responsible for Quality Assurance and Quality  Control  of  contracts,  construction  plans,  materials,  and  studies for adherence to Water Services rules and regulations. Writes requests for proposals (RFPs) or quotations (RFQs) for new projects, and prepares emergency response memos. Verifies conformance of the plans and specifications prepared by design professionals, and submits Project Status Reports (PSRs). Reviews submittal materials and related asset data. Performs limited design, as well as drafting and computational duties in the office in preparation of studies, final plans, and specifications for projects. Additional activities include: addressing emergency collection systems repairs; proposing changes to the standard specifications; interpreting and applying City ordinances, state and federal regulations, specifications, hydraulic modeling and calculations and related standards to projects; coordinating with multiple stakeholders and the  public;  and  assisting  operations  staff when issues arise. REQUIRES 2 years progressively responsible experience as a Registered Engineer. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a Professional Engineer with Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape  Architects.  Preference  given  to  applicants  with  water and/or wastewater asset infrastructure experience, Civil Engineering Degree (BS) from ABET accredited University or Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (MS) from ABET accredited University, and a minimum of 6 years of combined experience with a minimum of 3 years in a project management role.


Senior Registered Engineer
Job Opening ID 511777
Salary: $4,945-$8,833/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Smart Sewer Program located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Exercises engineering judgement in planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, and completing engineering projects within KC Water’s sanitary sewer and combined sewer collection system as part of the Smart Sewer Program by performing the following duties: Project Management-Manages Smart Sewer Programs projects. Projects can range from thousands to millions of dollars in size with multiple concurrent projects. Frequent consultation and collaboration with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders as required in the preparation of engineering reports, design plans, specifications, bidding documents for projects, and construction phase oversight, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Provide assistance in changes to the policy, protocols, or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of KC Water and the Smart Sewer Program. Provide technical review for the Program Consultant Team and the Smart Sewer Division Head and/or Utility Officer in key focus areas, including: Project Delivery, Hydraulic Modeling, Private Inflow/Infiltration Program, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and Regulatory Compliance. REQUIRES Professional Engineer Registration with at least 2 years of experience as a registered engineer.  Preference given to candidates with Civil Engineering Degree (BS) from ABET accredited University or experience in one or more of the following: Project management of wastewater collection system or combined sewer overflow control program projects; Green Stormwater Infrastructure design, construction oversight, or implementation; Sanitary Sewer Hydraulic Modeling and capacity evaluation and prioritization; EPA Consent Decree regulatory compliance or reporting experience.


Senior Registered Engineer
Job Opening ID 511741
Salary: $4,945-$8,833/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Facilities Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Responsible for the administrative and supervisory activities by managing multiple engineering projects related to improvements to the water, wastewater and/or stormwater facilities. This position is responsible for professional engineering activities involving the planning, analysis, design, development, construction, renovation, maintenance or operation of utilities, assets and related projects. Work involves activities such as analyzing infrastructure systems, overseeing planning activities, and managing engineering projects including development of construction and/or rehabilitation projects associated with stormwater, water, and wastewater assets. Identifies and develops applications and work standards for improvements and efficiencies. Provides assistance in changes to policies and standard operating procedures. Frequent consultation with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and other assets is required in the analysis, design, review of plans/specifications, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Employees of this class are expected to exercise good judgment to resolve technical problems, manage projects, and provide data for asset risk assessment criteria. Responsible for quality assurance and quality control of contracts, construction plans, materials, and studies for adherence to KC Water rules and regulations. Writes requests for proposals (RFPs) or quotations (RFQs) for new projects, and prepares emergency response memos. Verifies conformance of the plans and specifications prepared by design professionals, and submits Project Status Reports (PSRs). Reviews submittal materials used and related data. Performs limited design, as well as drafting and computational duties in the office in preparation of studies, final plans and specifications for projects. Additional activities include proposing changes to the standard specifications; interpreting and applying City ordinances, state and federal regulations, specifications, and related standards to projects; coordinating with multiple stakeholders and the public; and assisting operations staff when issues arise. REQUIRES 4 years of progressively responsible experience as a registered engineer. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a professional engineer with Missouri Board of Professional Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree (BS) from ABET accredited University OR Master’s Degree in Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (MS) from ABET accredited university and/or experience with water and wastewater engineering processes.


GIS and Data Manager
(Utility Manager)
Job Opening ID 511698
Salary: $4,945-$8,833/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Asset Management and GIS Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal work days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. As a key member of the KC Water Asset Management Team, the GIS and Data Manager is responsible for integrating and managing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support the long term strategic goals of KC Water via the following: Enhancement and integration of GIS applications for use in project planning, Implementation, maintenance and measurement; Management of department GIS resources and overseeing records management; Analyzing industry trends and technologies to implement practical solutions for the improvement and maintenance of Kansas City’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure data; Integration of GIS applications with department-wide technologies and information systems to improve asset risk assessment activities; Maintenance of ESRI software products; Development activities including, analysis, design, integration, verification, configuration management, maintenance support and product documentation; Coordination with other city departments and offices, as needed, to successfully execute projects and to provide updates and reports to key stakeholders; Supervision of staff to successfully execute projects and achieve key performance indicators established by KC Water. The supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing approximately 20 employees, conducting performance evaluations and administering disciplinary actions, as well as interviewing, hiring and training employees and planning, assigning and directing work. REQUIRES accredited Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Technology or a related field and 10 years of professional experience with SCRUM Master or other technical leadership projects. Preference given to applicants with experience developing on non-ESRI geospatial platforms (such as Google, Bing maps, open source tools, etc.), understanding of Asset Management concepts and practices, IT project management experience, knowledge of Python within ArcGIS Technology stack and WCF services (SOAP, REST), experience with JavaScript Python database programming, Oracle, ArcGIS server data management or experience with one or more of the following programs: ArcGIS Server, ESRI JavaScript, API ArcMap/Arc Editor, ESRI thick client customization, Microsoft .Net, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2016 or higher, Windows 7 and 10,C#, XAML.


Eng. Water Distribution Manager (Utility Officer)
Job Opening ID 511771
Salary: $7,374-$14,422/month
Deadline: February 3, 2020

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Water Distribution Division located at 4800 E. 63rd St. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering water distribution projects. Responsible for defining and improving engineering business processes for the for the engineering program, including defining the project philosophy, objectives, performance indicators, activities, milestones, and staff requirements, per customer requirements. Responsible for coordinating and improving the development and asset risk assessment processes within Engineering and Department. Oversees the schedule, budget and project status reports for the Systems Water Distribution Section, Main Extension Program, and Engineering Field Services Section. Assigns and oversees project personnel to specific phases or aspects of project such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans. Manages the technical aspects of the engineering Systems Water Distribution and Main Extension Division by coordinating activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems. Directs integration of technical activities and products. Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases. Reviews design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications. Oversees project public participation and ordinance review process for systems projects. Manages water distribution and main extension personnel, and supervises engineering field servicers, inspectors and surveyors. Defines business and financial process by: controlling expenditures within limitations of project budget; adhering to and preparing annual budget; overseeing the development and maintenance of a schedule and CIP budgets for the engineering projects. Responsible for defining the communication plan for Systems Water Distribution, Main Extension Division, and Engineering Field Staff by: preparing interim and completion project status reports; interfacing with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met; providing status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management. Directly supervises 4 to 6 employees and is responsible for approximately 40 staff members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; coordinating workload with other engineering units, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. REQUIRES Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Experience with water systems hydraulic modeling, or multidisciplinary water distribution designs and staff management. 10 years progressively responsible experience as a registered engineer. Within 6 months of hire date, must be a registered as a professional engineer with MO Board of Professional Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors. Preference given to applicants with 15 or more years managing design and construction projects in drinking water utilities.


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IF THE SAME POSITION TITLE IS POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, PLEASE SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER DEPARTMENT.

  • The evaluation of applications is based on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.
  • The requirement of “high school graduation” includes the state-issued GED
  • For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of “an accredited” degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U.S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
  • If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD- 214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.
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POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY

The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the KC Water Human Resources Division at (816) 513-0253.