Engineer I

Applications will be accepted through Friday, June 19, 2015.

We are seeking an entry level Engineer who will apply engineering principles to evaluate problems and recommend and implement solutions for drinking water supply, treatment and transport infrastructure. Employees in this position have basic engineering knowledge of water supply facilities. Employees in this position have basic engineering knowledge of water supply facilities and prepare drawings using AutoCAD. Under close supervision, performs engineering work to: inspect, investigate, document, analyze, develop, and implement recommendations to improve efficiency, reliability, and quality; and ensure the proper construction, of Tampa Bay Water’s facilities. Position is responsible for coordination of the agency’s utility conflict program. Position provides project support to other Registered Professional Engineers within the department. Must recognize and uphold the Agency’s contractual obligations to our member governments, regulators, consultants, suppliers, and contractors, and apply contract terms to ensure obligations are met. Position requires strong written, oral, computer, communication, and analytical skills. Performance is evaluated through periodic meetings, reports, and administrative review process. Assignments for this position are multifaceted and include multiple stakeholders.

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Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., June 3, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., June 3, at 9 a.m.

LITHIA, Fla. –Tampa Bay Water is conducting a test of its emergency siren system at the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir on Wed., June 3, at 9 a.m. To ensure that the sirens are effective in the unlikely event of an emergency, the sirens will sound at 9 a.m. and will include three to five short blasts lasting 10-20 seconds each. This is only a test.

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The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an  Award-Winning Landscape

The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

The 2nd Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Recently, Tampa Bay Water told you about the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, a program that recognizes those homeowners and businesses committed to conserving water and protecting the environment by using the most water-efficient landscaping practices in their beautiful landscapes. This is the 16th year of this competition, and Tampa Bay Water wants to give you a chance to make your landscaping “Water-Wise.”

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How to Set Your Irrigation System Correctly

How to Set Your Irrigation System Correctly

Spring in central Florida is the region’s dry season and the time of the year to make sure irrigation system controllers are set correctly. Of course, having a landscape that requires no supplemental irrigation would help minimize your water bill but if you don’t, you can still save water and money by properly operating your irrigation system. Here are some helpful tips!

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The Source of Your Drinking Water

The Source of Your Drinking Water

National Drinking Water Week is dedicated to bringing a higher awareness and attention to drinking water. It’s an opportunity to recognize the essential role drinking water plays in our lives and where it comes from. Tampa Bay Water blends three sources to provide drinking water:

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Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., May 6, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., May 6, at 9 a.m.

LITHIA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Water is conducting a test of its emergency siren system at the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir on Wed., April 1, at 9 a.m. To ensure that the sirens are effective in the unlikely event of an emergency, the sirens will sound at 9 a.m. and will include three to five short blasts lasting 10-20 seconds each. This is only a test.

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Tampa Bay Water Explores Water Careers with Tampa Bay Area Youth

Tampa Bay Water Explores Water Careers with Tampa Bay Area Youth

Each year, Tampa Bay Water hosts Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, encouraging boys and girls to explore their interests and apply what they learn in school to the real world. The day also provides an opportunity for children to learn about the diversity of careers in water.

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Energy Management Program Saves Energy and Money

Energy Management Program Saves Energy and Money

In 2014, the average Florida household used about 13,000 kilowatt hours of power annually. When you compare that to the 140 million kilowatt hours Tampa Bay Water used last year, it’s easy to see why reducing energy use and improving efficiency is an important effort for Tampa Bay Water, its members and the environment.

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Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

Tampa Bay Water, in partnership with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) County Extension Offices and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program, is now accepting applications for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. Residents, businesses and community organizations with landscapes that represent the beauty and resiliency of Florida’s natural environment are encouraged to apply online by June 30, 2015.

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Tampa Bay Water RISE Program Promotes Efficiency

Tampa Bay Water RISE Program Promotes Efficiency

Enhancing performance is an integral part of Tampa Bay Water’s mission, which is why the RISE program was introduced. RISE stands for Resilient Infrastructure, Systems and Employees, and is an organization-wide effort aimed at enhancing performance through improved business practices, integrating data systems, implementing a continual improvement program and engaging staff across the agency.

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