Maintenance Technician

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District   Federal Way, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on September 23, 2021


POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Operations Maintenance Technician
REPRESENTED BY: International Union of Operating Engineers

RESPONSIBLE TO: Wastewater Operations Supervisor or designee

POSTING DATES: 9/23/21 - Open until filled, first review date 10/7/21

Accepting applications from internal and external applicants.

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

               Position Range                                              Pay Level                          Pay Range

Wastewater Ops Maintenance Technician I                                    7                            $25.67 - $38.66
Wastewater Ops Maintenance Technician I                                    8                            $26.95 - $40.58
     Wastewater Ops Maintenance Technician II                                   9                            $28.33 - $42.61       

As a Lakehaven Wastewater Operations Maintenance Person, you will be part of a team that has been
recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship and
has been a long-standing member of the American Water Works Association. Lakehaven has a service
area population of over 135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County,
makings us the second largest special-purpose water and sewer district in the state. Our water system
includes 450 miles of water mains, 25 active wells, and 12 storage tanks, which allows us to meet a
current annual average water demand of 10 million gallons per day (MGD) from the community.
Lakehaven also has 2 wastewater treatment plants, 27 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains
capable of collecting and treating up to 15.6 MGD. Our employees work hard to produce and treat high
quality drinking water and to ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards which safeguards the
local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility
with competitive pay rates, career advancement, and training opportunities, this is the right opportunity
for you.
Employees in the Wastewater Operations Department perform and/or assist 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.

The successful candidate should have some of the following:
 High School diploma or equivalent.
 Experience in related equipment and/or facility maintenance preferred.
 A valid Washington State “Cross-Connection Control Specialist (CCS)” certification, desired but not
 Any certifications or licenses applicable to the utility; i.e., CPR/First Aid Training, Certified Flagging,
Confined Space Entry, etc. must be obtained within on (1) year of initial employment.
 A valid Washington State Competency certificate “Group I – OIT” as a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Operator must be obtained within one (1) year from initial employment.
 ABC Board of Examination Maintenance Technician 1 certification within two (2) years of hiring.
 Commercial Driver’s License desired but not required at time of hire.

 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
 HRA VEBA Account
 Paid Time Off
 Holiday Pay

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at for the position
descriptions and application. (Note: please identify which Wastewater Operations Maintenance
Technician position you are applying for on your application – MT I or MT II.)
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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.