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JEA Water Wastewater Engineer (Pipeline) in Jacksonville, Florida

New career opportunities available on our/Water/Wastewater Engineering Team!/

The /Water/Wastewater Engineer/is a/Licensed Professional Engineer/, self-motivated who oversees the

design and construction of multi-million-dollar pipeline projects including:/water/,/sewer/,/force main/and

/reclaimed water/.

This a great opportunity for you to contribute your talents and develop a successful career!

JEA believes that you should “work where you work best”. This means that you can work from home or

in the office/field.

/Note:/ /You may be requested to visit the office/field occasionally./

Please apply today for all positions that you qualify for to be considered!

Applies broad knowledge of principles in a specific area. Independently evaluates, selects and adapts standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Acquires general knowledge of principles and practices of related fields, able to function on multi-discipline teams. Capable of planning and leading a major project or working on several projects of moderate scope. Responsibilities include planning and designing complete projects, systems, components or processes. Able to plan, design and conduct experiments, analysis and interpret results.. Receives limited supervision on assignments, may receive guidance when necessary or when using modified techniques or unconventional approaches. Responsible to assign and direct work of others as assigned and coordinate work with other internal and external stakeholders as required. Prepares for the manager project scopes, schedules, budgets, assignments and communications regarding specific assignments and projects.

  • Lead water and wastewater system design & development projects as assigned. This includes all aspects ranging from system modeling, planning, design, cost estimating and scope development under the direction and review of a manager or designee.

  • Responsible for providing operational support to the water and wastewater operating staff. Includes monitoring system performance, modifying procedures, providing technical advice or training, investigating system failures, and participating in process improvement opportunities under the direction and review of a manager or designee.

  • Provide project management in the construction of complex water and wastewater system projects. This includes scope, resource and budget development, vendor selection and resource procurement, permitting, project coordination, site inspections, and testing under the direction and review of a manager or designee.

  • Sign and seal system drawings, specifications and reports.

  • Prepare requests for proposal (RFP's), reviewing responses and making bid award recommendation based on JEA procurement guidelines and policy.

  • Oversee complex field inspections including testing. Responsible to document and report non- conformance with design plans and specifications.

  • Coordinate with other internal and external stakeholders as required regarding engineering requirements and utility projects.

  • Prepare technical, financial or process analysis related reports.

  • Prepare written and verbal project status reports to include scheduling and financial performance details.

  • Use complex computer simulation software and interpret results.

  • Train and mentor others in engineering, project management or other related aspects of the functional area.

  • Performs other job-related work as assigned.

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) plus a minimum of five (5) years of engineering work experience within one or more of the specialty areas listed below (See Engineering Disciplines and Specialty Areas).
Master of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering plus at least four (4) years of engineering work experience within one or more of the specialty areas listed below (See Engineering Specialty Areas).

Specialty Areas

  • Water/Wastewater

  • Water Systems

  • Project Management

  • Construction

  • Regulatory


A valid driver's license is required prior to employment and must be maintained during employment.

Validation of Professional Engineer (PE) license issued by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

If candidate is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in another state, candidate must apply for reciprocity to the Florida Board within six months of hire.

This position requires that employees be in compliance with JEA procedure ES A0200 A0101 RS 628 Screening Personnel Risk Assessments (pre-hire for FACTA designations; pre-hire and recurring for CIP designations).

Job: *Engineering

Title: Water Wastewater Engineer (Pipeline)

Location: FL-Jacksonville

Requisition ID: 12311