Wastewater Operations Maintenance Technician

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District   Federal Way, WA   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on November 4, 2020

Wastewater Operations Maintenance Technician

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Operations Maintenance Technician
UNION: International Union of Operating Engineers
RESPONSIBLE TO: Wastewater Operations Supervisor or designee
POSTING DATES: Open 11/4/20 Until Filled
(first review of applications will be 11/20/20)

Accepting applications from internal and external applicants.

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician in the Wastewater Operation Department. Applications will be accepted for any level in the position range shown below.

Position Range                                                           Pay Level                    Pay Range
WASTEWATEROPS MAINTENANCE TECH I                    7                       $24.83 – 37.95
WASTEWATER OPS MAINTENANCE TECH I                   8                       $26.07 – 39.83
WASTEWATER OPS MAINTENANCE TECH II                  9                       $27.40 – 41.82

As a Lakehaven Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship. Our two treatment plants serve a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 120,000 people. Technicians apply their analytical, math and technical skills to help ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards and safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, this is the right opportunity for you.

Our Wastewater Technicians perform a variety of tasks at a skilled level in the operation and maintenance of our 10.0 MGD and 5.6 MGD wastewater treatment facilities. Some of the core job responsibilities include performing and/or assisting with minor and major maintenance, repairs, and replacement of equipment and construction of supporting structures used in the wastewater treatment plants operated by the District. Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications.


  • State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
  • Central Pension Fund Retirement Plan
  • State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at  www.lakehaven.org for the position descriptions and application. (Note: please identify which Maintenance Tech position you are applying for on your application – MTI or MTII.)

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, no later than 4PM 11/20/20 (this is the first review date) to cpeters@lakehaven.org or mail to: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted.

If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.