Senior Engineer

The Berkeley County Public Service Water District (District) is looking for an individual to administer the Engineering activities including developer projects and capital improvements.  The District needs to invest more than $60,000,000 in the next 7 years to serve the needs of the community.  

The District provides water service to 27,000 accounts over an area that stretches from the Maryland to the Virginia border along RT 81. The District is growing at a rapid pace adding 2.5 new meter connections every day of the year. 

The area offers many outdoor recreational activities, has numerous historical destinations within an hour’s drive and you can be in downtown Washington, DC in 1.5 hours.   There are numerous farms and other open spaces and traffic is not a daily concern.  Housing costs remain reasonable with many options available and plenty of room to spread out. We are close to multiple hospitals and shopping opportunities.   

The right person will have a strong desire to contribute to the ideal of providing the community with the best possible water service and a relentless desire to seek improvement in all we do.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to play an important role in a community and take advantage of less congestion and wide open spaces.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Review plans for new developments
Administer capital improvement projects
Work closely with Developers and Contractors to ensure District expectations are being met
Evaluate and propose needed improvements and expansions for water mains, storage tanks, booster stations and facilities
Maintain and update GIS mapping system
Prepare and administer public bidding for services, construction and materials.  

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

The individual should have a strong desire to help others succeed and be focused on achieving results.
The ability to plan ahead and anticipate needs
The ability to administer numerous activities occurring simultaneously
Licensure in Water Treatment and/or Water Distribution

Experience in a construction/utility field for 5 years
Experience supervising others for at least 3 years

An ability to interact with customers and employees in a respectful and positive manner
The ability to administer construction contracts and other more complicated administrative duties.

Professional Engineer Certification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or related engineering discipline.
Extensive knowledge of water systems and construction activities.
Knowledge of computer applications: spreadsheets, letter writing, work order management, GIS, AutoCAD.

COMPENSATION:

The District offers a very desirable list of benefits including a State Retirement Pension Plan and flexible work week options.
The salary for the position will be based on qualifications and experience and is negotiable.  

Please email your resume to lrusk@berkeleywater.org
or mail it to:
Linda Rusk, HR Manager

Berkeley County Public Service Water District
251 Caperton Blvd.
Martinsburg, WV  25403

Feel free to include a cover letter with specifics about yourself and the skills/experiences you feel make you a strong candidate and why.