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Utility Worker I 

Sunrise Water Authority is looking for one or more Utility Workers to serve on our Operations team. This is an entry-level position and the selected individual will provide support on maintenance, repair, and construction projects.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED
• Valid driver’s license
• Satisfactory driving record
• Must be 18 or older
• Preference will be given to candidates with construction related work experience

In this position you will…
• Operate small equipment and hand/power tools.
• Clean and maintain vehicles, equipment and storage areas.
• Perform basic maintenance of hydrants, valves, and other system components.
• Perform utility locates.
• Assist in construction and repair of pipelines and related components.
• Assist with field-related customer service activities (final readings, re-reads, door-hangers, etc.).
• Perform traffic control and flagging, as needed
• Operate a forklift
• Follow safety procedures such as effective use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

The full job description can be found here: Utility Worker Job Description 


Working Conditions:
The position requires continuous standing, walking, squatting or kneeling and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, as well as frequent bending, twisting, reaching, climbing, stooping, and grasping. The position also requires frequent driving of light vehicles and work in adverse weather conditions.

Compensation and Benefits:
Hourly wage: $18-$24 DOE. Sunrise offers full benefits, including medical, vision and dental coverage, along with participation in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

To Apply:
  • Download and complete a Sunrise Water Authority Application.  Click the following link to download the application: JOB APPLICATION
  • Attach the completed application, a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, and your résumé*, in an email and send to recruitment@sunrisewater.com 

*For full consideration be sure to provide all requested documents. 

Open until filled.





Project Engineer 
Sunrise Water Authority (SWA) is looking for a licensed professional engineer to oversee our asset management and capital construction programs. This is a regular full-time, permanent position in our Engineering/Technical Services group. Minimum qualifications strictly apply.

Desired Qualifications:
• Ideal candidate would have 5-7 years of professional experience and an Oregon PE license (or able to obtain via reciprocity), with at least 3-4 years of experience in design and/or construction administration related to municipal drinking water infrastructure, including reservoirs, pipelines and pump stations.

Essential Functions:
Assist in capital project planning and delivery
• Conduct asset management and emergency resiliency planning
• Scheduling and delivery of renewal and replacements projects
• Prepare and review design and bid documents for procurement of construction services
• Review development applications and approve design of new infrastructure
• Manage consulting and construction services related to capital project delivery
• Prepare project related reports, spreadsheets, databases, and technical materials
• Assess fire flow adequacy and delivery capacity throughout the water distribution system
• Able to lead work groups and responsible for team outcomes
• Model superior customer service and professionally represent organization in public

Minimum Qualifications:
Licensed professional engineer in Oregon (or able to obtain registration through reciprocity within six months of hire)
• Working knowledge of hydraulic modeling of water distribution systems and related computer platforms (preference given to experience with InfoWater)
• Working knowledge of ArcGIS Online; AutoCad; MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint
• Familiarity with codes, regulations and standards related to public drinking water systems
• Valid Oregon Driver’s license and clean driving record
• Successfully pass a drug/alcohol screening and background check

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary range is $82,000 to $93,500 per year or higher DOQ/DOE. SWA offers full benefits, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 11 paid holidays, short and long-term disability, and 100% employer paid participation in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

To Apply:
  • Download and complete a Sunrise Water Authority Application. Click the following link to download the application: JOB APPLICATION
  • Attach the completed application, a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, and your résumé*, in an email and send to recruitment@sunrisewater.com
*For full consideration be sure to provide all requested documents.

Open until filled or withdrawn.



Last updated: 10/19/2020 5:03:51 PM