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

You can apply for a position by filling out and submitting our employment application webform online.

You can also apply by submitting this employment application form by email, fax, or mail. This PDF form can be printed and filled out by hand, or downloaded to a computer or mobile device and filled out using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC desktop app or the free Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app. Submit the completed form with your other application materials to our Human Resources Department in 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

Certain positions at the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority have residency restrictions. Please review the job description to determine if a residency restriction pertains to the position you are applying for. 

Current Openings

Learning Development Manager

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Learning & Development Manager. Under limited supervision of the Director, Human Resources, develops and manages the organizational training and development program, and performance management process including performance evaluations, competencies assessments, individual development plans, and succession planning.

Position open until filled

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Security Manager

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Security Manager. They will oversee the security of all the Authority’s facilities including, but not limited to the downtown office, water treatment plant, warehouse, pump stations, reservoirs, and field locations. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Safety and Security.

Position open until filled

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Stationary Engineer

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Stationary Engineer. They will operate and maintain equipment in a high-pressure plant and pumping station.

Position open until filled

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Operations Superintendent

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Operations Superintendent. They will evaluate all operations and functions at the Aspinwall Water Treatment Plant, Highland Park Microfiltration Plant and all PWSA pump stations and storage facilities.

Position open until filled

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Laboratory Manager

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Laboratory Manager. Under the general direction of the Water Quality and Environmental Compliance Manager, the Laboratory Manager, leads, oversees, and coordinates the laboratory’s staff and the implementation of the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance Plan.  

Position open until filled

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Internal Communications Specialist

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is seeking a candidate for the position of Internal Communications Specialist. They will create, develop, and produce internal communications to ensure consistent, effective communication of the organization’s strategic goals, accomplishments, image, and values. They will also develop communication materials and activities that encourage employee engagement and collaboration across the organization.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., April 21, 2021

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Compliance Analyst

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Compliance Analyst. They will

respond to customer inquiries and address escalated inquiries from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PA PUC), Attorney General-PA Office of Consumer Advocate, Better Business Bureau, Mayor’s 311, and local, state, and federal elected officials.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., April 16, 2021

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Talent Acquisition Specialist

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Talent Acquisition Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, they will be responsible for full life cycle recruiting: job posting on all job boards, all applicable divisional bulletin boards, notice of bids and postings to local unions, applicant tracking, recruitment, screening, interview scheduling and facilitation, selection, offer extension, background checks, and physicals/drug testing.

Position open until filled

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Plumber

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Plumber. They will repair, replace, and maintain all piping, valves, controls and plumbing fixtures in new or existing Authority structures or assigned locations.

Position open until filled

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Electrician

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Electrician. They will service the electronic components of monitoring the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) and provide the initial troubleshooting of equipment and services, electrical transmission lines, circuitry, and motors.

Position open until filled

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Project Manager

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Project Manager. The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the work of assigned professional, technical and clerical employees in the planning, design, and/or management of construction of complex, multi-disciplined PWSA Capital and urgent facility/asset repair projects involving the Authority’s water and sewer systems or water treatment and pumping facilities. Seeking experienced candidates with a design or construction focus who have managed projects greater than $5 Million.

Position is 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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Inspector II (Engineering & Construction)

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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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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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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