Careers

Running a water and sewer system requires a diverse, hardworking team ready to meet challenges, drive innovation, and serve the public. Our team is made up of a mix of skill sets and backgrounds, all committed to improving the quality of life in our community and making The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority a world class utility.   

We pride ourselves in putting our employees first and providing a workplace that allows you to foster your career and expand your skills.

Benefits

Customer service representative on phone

Some of the benefits our employees enjoy include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health care
  • Complimentary dental care
  • Complimentary eye care
  • Life insurance packages
  • Paid vacation and personal time, which increases over time
  • 401-A packages with matching contributions
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Training reimbursement for union members

How to Apply

All job applications should be submitted along with this job application form. Applications can be submitted to our Human Resources Department the following ways:

  • By email at HR@pgh2o.com
  • By fax at 412-393-0513
  • By mail at the following address:

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA)
ATTN: Human Resources
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Residency Requirements

Employees of Pittsburgh Water/Pgh2o must live in the City of Pittsburgh on the first day of their employment with the PWSA and must remain a resident in the City of Pittsburgh throughout their employment with the PWSA. Before you apply for a job, please read our full residency policy.

Current Openings

Superintendent of Sewers

The Superintendent of Sewers directs the work-flow of crews in inspecting, repairing, and maintaining catch basins, sanitary sewer lines, storm sewers, combined sewers, force mains, combined sewer overflow (CSO) structures, and other components related to the PWSA sewer system.

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Administrative Assistant - Customer Service

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join and support our Customer Service Department. In this position, you will prepare statistical reports, maintain metric data, perform inquiries and data entry in our Customer Information System and Applications, draft correspondence, create/stuff/mail merged documents, order supplies, track and process invoices, handle Customer Service staff requests, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.

Deadline: 4:00 PM, January 10, 2020

Full posting   

Administrative Assistant - Engineering & Construction

The Administrative Assistant will provide support and office management for the Department of Engineering & Construction by preparing reports, handling information requests, tracking and processing purchase orders and invoices, and maintaining staff requests. The Administrator also performs essential functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.

Position open until filled.

Full Posting

Associate Project Manager

We are seeking a project manager to work in the Engineering and Construction Department on the planning, design, and management of projects involving involving the water, storm, and sewer systems or water treatment and pumping facilities. You will review the work of your peers as well as consultants working for PWSA. 

Posting open until filled. 

Full posting

Help Desk Technician

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking an innovative candidate with a strong background in end-user support, computer applications and platforms. The ideal candidate will trouble-shoot problems and advise on the appropriate action. Candidate should be proficient in Windows 7 and above, Microsoft Office 2010 and above, and Basic Network Troubleshooting skills.

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Budget Analyst

The Finance Department is seeking a Budget Analyst to assist in preparing PWSA’s annual Operating and Capital Budgets by performing administrative and research work to prepare and evaluate the implementation of both budgets. We are interested in in candidates with a strong background in budget analysis and great time management and communication skills.

Deadline: 4:00 PM, February 5, 2020

Full posting   

IT Security Analyst

The IT Security Analyst would serve as the process owner for all efforts to protect the privacy and accessibility of PWSA data for the customers and PWSA employees, All work  done under this position must be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission regulations and PWSA organizational policies and standards.

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Document Management Specialist

The Document Management Specialist will work in conjunction with PWSA staff to perform activities for supporting in-house document retention policies and procedures for the organization. This will include gathering and organizing historical documents as well as working towards a digitization of PWSA paper documents.

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Plant Operator

We are looking for a Plant Operator to join the PWSA Water Treatment Plant team. In this position, you will work as a team member to follow safe procedures for proactive maintenance for corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance at our Water Treatment Plant.

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Electrician

This position requires considerable detailed technical skill and expertise in the completion of tasks and ensures that the components of the PWSA’s different process controls are operational. This position typically services the electronic components of monitoring and some of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA), as well as the initial troubleshooting of equipment and services, electrical transmission lines, circuitry, and motors. 

Position open until filled.

Full posting

Plumber

As a PWSA plumber, you will work with a team of operations staff to, replace and maintain all piping, valves, controls, and plumbing fixtures in new or existing Authority structures or at assigned field locations.

Position open until filled.

Full posting 

Project Manager

A PWSA Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the work of assigned professional, technical, and clerical employees. You will be directly involved in the planning, design, and construction of complex, multi-disciplined PWSA capital projects.

Position is open until filled.

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Customer Service Representative - Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our Customer Service team. In this position, you will work with customers and other stakeholders to answer billing questions, record and research water and sewer maintenance issues, and inform customers of policies and procedures of the organization. Administrative work, like filing and proofreading documents, is also part of this position. 

Position open until filled.

Full posting 

Customer Service Representative - Part Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our Customer Service team on a part-time basis. In this position, you will work with customers and other stakeholders to answer billing questions, record and research water and sewer maintenance issues, and inform customers of policies and procedures of the organization. Administrative work, like filing and proofreading documents, is also part of this position. 

Position open until filled.

Full posting 

Project Manager - Production

We are seeking a Project Manager - Production to lead construction and maintenance projects and support services for our Operations - Water Production Division. In this position, you will assist in the coordination, organization, and management of facilities equipment maintenance and facilities repair as well as the construction of complex, multi-disciplined PWSA capital projects. This includes providing professional advice and detailed recommendations in the development of our approved Capital Improvement, Special Projects and Maintenance Programs, with a primary focus on the Microfiltration Plant.

Position open until filled.

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