Job Opening: Principal Engineer

The Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA) provides drinking water for a population of approximately 128,000 customers through 39,000 service connections in two counties in upstate New York.

The Principal Engineer is a director level position that oversees the authority’s engineering, distribution, and maintenance departments in the operation, maintenance, repair, and capital renewal of water distribution facilities. The position has overall responsibility for the safe and reliable operation of water transmission lines, local water mains and connections, storage tanks, pumping stations, valves, and other system components.

Additional responsibilities include the development and administration of maintenance and repair programs, capital improvement planning, project management, physical plant maintenance, contract administration, staff supervision, departmental and project budgeting, and special studies and reports as necessary.

This position is civil service classified and a Professional Engineer’s License (P.E.) is required within six months of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefit package includes the New York State Retirement System and excellent health insurance coverage.

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Submit resumes to JOBS@MVWA.US or by mail to:
Office of the Executive Director
Mohawk Valley Water Authority
One Kennedy Plaza
Utica, NY 13502