The District is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative engineer who wants to advance environmental health and community well-being through sustainable water infrastructure. If you want to manage projects from inception to completion, and enjoy working with the community on difficult technical issues, this might be the opportunity for you.
At Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) we believe in enriching life through clean water and resource recovery. We are a passionate team who work together to recover resources and clean wastewater for return to nature 365 days a year through our innovation and expertise.
Working at Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is more than just a paycheck. It is about taking care of the communities we live in. We are trusted leaders working together to protect one of our most valuable resources, our water. When you think about your career and what you want to accomplish in your lifetime make the choice to do Work Worth Doing!
About the Position
The District is seeking a collaborative engineer who wants to manage projects through planning, design and construction using sustainability as a guide for success. Projects are wide ranging and require a problem solver who enjoys working together to find solutions. It also requires a person who is committed to serve the public and make a difference in this region’s quality of life.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a sustainable organization that values people, teamwork, creativity, integrity, and balance. We only hire the best and we retain our talented and dedicated people!
What You Would Do
Manage capital improvement projects from inception to completion. Includes the following:
Review planning and design reports.
Prepare, review and/or approve contract drawings and specifications.
Conduct project advertising and bidding.
Coordinate all outreach to project stakeholders.
Perform all construction administration activities.
Prepare record drawings for future reference.
Work with regulatory agencies and municipalities to obtain necessary project permits.
Manage the financial aspects associated with District projects.
Evaluate the condition, capacity and reliability of existing District assets and assess the need for capital improvement projects.
Develop business cases for capital improvement projects, including cost estimates.
Assist in land issues, including obtaining easements, with private and public landowners.
Administer professional service contracts, including preparation of Requests for Proposals.
Become familiar with the operation of the treatment plant and regional collection system.
Troubleshoot collection system and treatment plant problems and provide engineered solutions as needed.
What We Are Looking For
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related engineering field.
Prefer at least 2 years of professional engineering experience, ideally 4+ years.
A registered Professional Engineer or registration as an Engineer-In-Training with the ability to become a registered Professional Engineer.
Shall demonstrate initiative and motivation as indicated by present and past experience.
Shall obtain an Envision Sustainability Professional credential from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure within one year of hire.
Skilled at establishing trusting working relationships with diverse groups of people such as consultants, contractors, stakeholders and the general public including multicultural communities.
Shall be organized, self-managed, and responsible person capable of initiating and completing projects, programs, and plans with minimal supervision.
Understand wastewater treatment processes, systems and equipment.
Understand public wastewater conveyance systems and how they operate.
About Madison Metro Sewerage District
The OrganizationMadison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is the primary caretaker of this region’s water environment. We handle wastewater and transform it into three resources that benefit the citizens of this region.WATER—We currently return safe treated water back to streams each day. NUTRIENTS—We produce biosolids that local farmers use as fertilizer to grow food.ENERGY—We produce renewable energy through our processes that help us secure a clean energy future.Maximizing these resources will help us protect public health and the environment, which is a mission the District is passionate about! Equally important is the health and well-being of our employees. The District is proud to have nurtured a stable, highly professional long-term workforce through excellent working conditions and benefits, meaningful work and internal advancement.