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 people with 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

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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
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • 401-A packages with matching contributions
  • Pension plans for union employees
  • 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

Our employees 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

Inventory Controls Specialist II

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Inventory Control Specialist II. They will assist the Manager of Inventory Control in maintaining the Inventory Control system (ICS) for supplies, equipment, parts, and materials used by the Authority.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., July 6, 2020

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Dispatcher

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Dispatcher. They will respond to customer inquiries and coordinate messages to PWSA staff regarding a service-related repair in a timely, accurate, and courteous manner.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., July 6, 2020

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Billing Specialist

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Billing Specialist. They will perform clerical duties requiring independent analysis and exercise judgement based on PWSA policies, procedures, and regulations.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., July 6, 2020

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Inspector II

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Inspector II. They will be expected to prepare reporting on project progress and work to keep projects on schedule, within budget, and maintain the scope of the project. The candidate will have extensive interaction with the construction manager, contractors, and other project or job site team members.

Position open until filled

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Steamfitter

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Steamfitter.  They will install, maintain, support and repair heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems in all PWSA buildings including new or replacement heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems in new or existing PWSA facilities.

Position open until filled.

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Senior Health & Safety Manager

The Senior Health & Safety Manager will identify the cause and correction of health and safety hazards and risks, develop programs and training, and work closely with the senior management team to improve processes effectively and efficiently without compromising safety throughout the Authority. The Senior Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for managing the Pennsylvania Public Utilities safety related processes and, ensuring that all procedures and guidelines are followed. This individual will be reporting to the Chief Corporate Counsel/Chief of Administration.

Position open until filled.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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