Water Systems Optimization (WSO) is a consulting firm that partners with public water utilities to reduce water losses. We focus on supply-side efficiency as a solution to water scarcity. Our services include water auditing, non-revenue water program planning, leak detection and repair, and pressure management. WSO is also the leading firm on most all recent research efforts around North American water loss control.
WSO’s San Francisco office is a small, motivated, and ambitious crew of water enthusiasts. We share a strong belief in the need for improved water management and are confident in the benefits of our work. Please review the following job description, qualifications, and instructions to apply to join our team.
WSO. does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. WSO believes that diversity of experience will consistently lead to a better company, and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.
San Francisco, CA
WSO offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, 401K savings plan, 20 days annual leave entitlement, and performance bonus. Participation in national associations is encouraged.
This position will begin with a 3-month trial period, during which a considerable phase of training and learning is expected. Upon meeting WSO’s expectations the position will become a permanent position.
In due time, responsibilities for this position will include the following:
Water Loss Proficiency – develop and apply a sound understanding of the best practices around distribution water loss management
Data Analysis – standard data analysis and modeling for water loss determinations
Project Management – time and task management around data collection process and data analysis
Report Writing – clearly communicate and present data analysis and project findings
Client Communication and Education – clearly communicate findings and recommendations and effectively teach water loss concepts to clients and partners
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
At least 3 years of job experience that show mastery of 1) data work 2) technical writing and 3) project management
The ideal candidate has the following:
Familiarity with water distribution networks, water agencies and/or water policy
Project management experience
Excellent computer skills
Experience with coding
Experience working with large datasets
Demonstrated ability in technical writing and communication of findings
Comfort and skill in verbally presenting technical concepts in client meetings and conference presentations
The ideal candidate is:
Motivated to resolve water management challenges
Organized and detail oriented
Able to manage, prioritize, and execute tasks for multiple ongoing projects
Able to think on their feet and improvise
A self-starter, capable of working independently, under limited supervision
Positive and proactive
Experienced in leading conversations and problem solving with clients
Prepared to travel for on-site work (must have a Drivers License)
WSO offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, 401K savings plan, 20 days annual leave entitlement, and performance bonus.
Participation in national associations is encouraged.
LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Full proficiency in English – written and spoken – is required.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
HOW TO APPLY
Please send an email with the subject line “Project Manager Application” to Kate Gasner at [email protected] with the following attached as one PDF:
1. Cover Letter
Applications are due no later than Wednesday May 9, 2018 by 5PM Pacific Daylight Time
WSO will conduct multiple rounds of interviews with select candidates. If invited to interview, WSO will provide you details for preparation.
WSO plans to welcome our next team member by June 2018.