Thursday , March 23 2023

California Water Jobs – Water Quality Program Specialist

Website CWSC

Job Description:

The Water Quality Program Specialist (WQPS) performs complex tasks to assist with compliance of water quality regulations and programs. Primary responsibilities focus on drinking water public health, regulatory planning, and compliance. Capital project support including Division of Drinking Water (DDW) permitting, developing compliance strategy, and new regulation implementation for capital projects. This includes water quality support during the general rate case development, integration of new water systems for new business efforts, and partner state projects. The WQPS will also be responsible for providing ongoing backup and coverage for the Water Quality Program Manager (WQPM) team during emergencies or personnel transitions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides WQ support for all capital projects – to include planning, permitting, implementation, final DDW inspections, and training
  • Supports of partner state water quality projects and integration/implementation of new water systems for new business
  • Works as water quality lead with Engineering to develop priorities, schedule, and justifications for General Rate Case
  • Assists WQPM in developing water quality monitoring schedules for sources, water treatment plants, and distribution systems in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Serves as the primary water quality stakeholder to provide input and support to the Engineering department project management process of key capital projects
  • Understand permits conditions, including operations plans for distribution and treatment facilities and update plans as required
  • Supports capital planning for deficiencies from the Division of Drinking Water (DDW) Sanitary Surveys (inspections) and incorporation of water quality deficiencies in to a tracking program and monitor and prioritize for completion
  • Assists WQPM with creation of Consumer Confidence Reports, Annual Water Quality reports, Monthly reporting, and any other internal and external reporting

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of applicable drinking water laws and regulations to include SDWA, Title 22, and Title 17
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal customers, outside vendors, and consultants
  • California Division of Drinking Water Treatment Operator Grade 2 Certification within 1 year of employment
  • Valid California Driver License
  • Knowledge of internal Policy and Procedures related to drinking water, safety, and operations support
  • Ability to prepare manage and analyze data

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Visalia, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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