Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership, and flexibility. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and the planet.
For more than 25 years, Woodard & Curran has offered contract operations and management services for drinking water, municipal and industrial wastewater, groundwater remediation, and solid waste facilities nationwide. Currently we contract operate more than 85 facilities nationwide. Woodard & Curran draws on the experience of hundreds of certified operators across the country, backed by the knowledge and skills of hundreds more engineers, scientists, and regulatory experts, to quickly tackle the most challenging operational issues and keep treatment plants running efficiently and in full compliance.
Who We Are Looking For:
We are growing! Due to this growth, we have an immediate opening for an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Specialist to help support operations across the United States. In this role, you will support operations through project transitions, providing technical support, backfilling management positions, provide assistance for process control or trouble shooting activities, working with various software technologies, and potentially perform day to day operations.
The opportunity for career progression through interaction with and coaching from the highest levels of our organization.
Flexible work environment and competitive benefits.
Strong bonus potential.
Work with Area Managers and Project Managers to support project demands.
Provide technical support and training onsite to implement the Asset Management Program.
Utilize W&C technical platforms for data collection: Utility Cloud Hach WIMS, Do Forms, Power BI, etc.
Provide operations and maintenance support at water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.
Travel Requirement: This position will be supporting operations across the United States and required to travel a minimum of 75% of the year.
Willingness to work in both indoor and outdoor environments including inclement weather.
Solid water and wastewater background which may include certifications and licenses.
Experience with utility technology software including Hach’s Water Information Management System (Hach WIMS) is a plus.
Knowledge of the water and wastewater industry to include equipment, controls, and process.
May be required to wear a respirator.
Willingness to travel to support assigned projects and assist with emergency event repair and recovery efforts.
Project Specific Pay Range: $30-$45 / hour at Straight Time Overtime. Pay is commensurate on experience and licenses held.
Salaried, Exempt – Straight Time Overtime - Positions in this category are eligible to receive straight time overtime for certain hours worked over the employee’s standard work week/
Benefits & Wellbeing
- 401(k) Pre-tax or Roth Contributions: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and are 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.
Time away from work:
- Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.
- Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.
- Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for child bonding in a 12-month period.
- Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.
Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:
Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and PSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include dental and vision plans.
Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits; additional voluntary life insurance for employee and family are available through Sun Life.
WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.
LiveWell wellbeing program: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually – nutrition and fitness reimbursement, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.
Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee’s job or planned career development.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement
Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.
Woodard & Curran believes that complex teams working together in an equitable, inclusive space provides the best opportunity for achieving our vision of clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences so that everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When our people are supported to reach their full potential, we provide the most innovative, sound, and effective solutions.