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Aquarion looks for people who are talented, driven and share our values and commitment. We respect our customers, each other and the environment. We respond to customer needs, and we take responsibility for our actions. And in all our pursuits, we constantly strive for excellence.

For more information on opportunities to join our team, please explore below.

Associate Engineer

Mar 24, 2021 Connecticut

A position is available in the Engineering & Planning Department for an Engineer. A Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited institution is required. An Engineer in Training Certification, or the ability to obtain one within one year, is desirable. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word and possess excellent verbal and writing skills. The Associate Engineer reports to the Manager, Capital Delivery and is responsible for leadership and/or support roles in all aspects of water utility project management for Aquarion’s facilities in CT, MA and NH. This includes management of planning, design and construction projects such as: evaluation of the physical condition of mechanical, electrical, structural and control systems of existing facilities; identification and prioritization of system deficiencies; identification and evaluation of alternative solutions for system deficiencies; design and construction of water works infrastructure improvements; supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system design and implementation; and the local, state, and federal permitting requirements to execute projects.

Principal Responsibilities & Activities

  • Serves as Project Manager for a variety of capital projects from planning and design through construction, as assigned by Manager, Capital Delivery. Projects may include all aspects of water utility infrastructure including source of supply, treatment, pumping, storage and distribution.
  • Prepares requests-for-proposals (RFPs) and reviews proposals from contractors and consultants. Manages consultants and contractors including facilitating the execution of contracts, creating purchase requisitions, managing purchase orders, and approving vendor invoices associated with assigned capital projects.
  • Evaluates alternative solutions to address system deficiencies and recommends solutions with respect to cost, constructability, schedule, etc.
  • Prepares and maintains budgets, project plans and critical path schedules for capital improvement projects.
  • Prepares, maintains, and reports Capital Expenditure forecasts on a monthly basis for assigned projects.
  • Prepares required documents for Project Management Committee approval for each phase of assigned capital projects.
  • Coordinates and communicates project progress with internal/external customers and reports progress in conformance with Company goals.
  • Participates in the review of project specifications, design drawings, contracts and bid documents.
  • Performs construction management functions for capital projects including coordination with AWC procurement department, budget management, scheduling, and contractor coordination activities.
  • Coordinates with Operations personnel in construction and start-up and testing events.
  • Participates in and coordinates projects with other AWC Departments.
  • Maintains familiarity with applicable water quality, discharge, diversion, ratemaking and other regulations.
  • Maintains familiarity with applicable methods and technologies through attendance of seminars and participation in training programs.
  • Adheres to and enforces Company safety plan.

Job is classified as an exempt position with an annual salary range of $64,880 to $97,320. An appropriate pay level will be determined for the successful applicant by using the midpoint $81,100 as the target for a seasoned employee in the position.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to, include your phone number and the location(s) in which you are interested.

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Human Resources and Administration
Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut
600 Lindley Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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About Aquarion Water Company

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 52 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

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