Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
  • 28-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Headquarters - W/WW Dept.
  • Fort Defiance, AZ, USA
  • 74,401.60
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

This headquarters level position offers personally rewarding experiences by influencing the direction of challenging, dynamic, and

developing operation, maintenance, and replacement programs for 93 public water systems serving 41,000 customers and

104 wastewater collection and treatment systems serving 14,000 customers throughout the Navajo Nation.

The position is in a scenic location in the newly constructed NTUA headquarters office building, close to the historically rich Navajo Nation capital.


High School Diploma or GED Certificate.

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited program

Professional Engineers License

7 years utility water and/or wastewater facilities operation, maintenance, design, or construction

Valid Driver's License (subject to motor vehicle record review).


Establishes standards for the design and installation of water and wastewater facilities planned and constructed.

Approves, monitors and inspects the progress of water and wastewater projects constructed. Tracks payments to contracts and receipt of monies from funding sources.

Perform related water and wastewater systems engineering assessment, analyses, plans and design activities.

Prepares assessments, reports and advice related to planning of capital projects and operations and maintenance activities.

Assists supervisor related to funding, planning and budgeting of capital projects, operations and maintenance activities.

Provides technical assistance to outages; Analyzes and provides recommendations for work problems.

Prepares special reports in response to internal and external requests in order to provide accessible data for reliable analysis, management review, research purposes and/or reporting requirements.

Provides water and wastewater system reviews and capacity analyses for new services; and provides inspections for commercial developers.

Liaison with regulatory agencies concerning compliance.

Reviews construction or schematic design plans and materials submittals for new water and wastewater services and responds with plan redlines, written comments and recommendations.

Performs project management that encompasses all phases of the projects, including preliminary planning, project meetings, designs, construction activities, and provides schedules and timelines.

Performs monitoring, tracking and reporting on the projects to the management.

Prepares and reviews bid documents for construction of water and sewer line relocations and wash crossings.

Works with district management and operations personnel to address issues related to regulatory compliance and sanitary surveys.

Certifies internal rights of way plans, land descriptions, and documentation prepared for filing as legal instruments of record with local governments and agencies

Analyzes survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.

Computes load and grade requirements and material stress factors to determine design specifications.

Inspects project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specification, construction plans, contract, and safety standards.

Directs construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project sites.

Directs or participates in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.

Estimates quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.

Prepares or presents public reports, such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, and property and right-of-way descriptions.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes, and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Navajo Preference

Veteran Preference

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
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